Welcome to the virtual home of TDn2K’s Global Best Practices Conference. The 2018 event will be held January 28 -30th at the Hilton Granite Park in Plano, Texas. Registration will open later this year.

The 2017 event was home to 250 restaurant industry senior leadership and c-suite executives from marketing, operations and human resources, who gathered to share best practices, network and celebrate the Best Practices Award winners. Our 2017 winners included: Raising Cane’s, Ninety Nine Restaurants, Eat’n Park, Panera Bread, The Capital Grille and The Cheesecake Factory.

In addition, it was also the time TDn2K recognized industry excellence in human resource and operational performance with the Diamond Catalyst Award presented to Olive Garden, Heart of the Workplace Award presented to Red Lobster and the Workplace Legacy Award presented to Steve Carley of Red Robin.

From the BPC Blog

  • Best Practices for Holistic Retention and Engagement

    Posted March 1, 2017 by Liz D'Aloia

    According to recent People Report™ data, voluntary turnover has skyrocketed to over 70 percent for both hourly and management restaurant employees. The national unemployment rate was 4.7 percent in … [Read more]

  • Prevailing Winds or Systemic Change?

    Posted February 27, 2017 by Liz D'Aloia

    Last month at the annual Global Best Practice Conference, TDn2K™ chairman and co-founder Wally Doolin presented an insightful glimpse into the economic, technological and demographic factors that are … [Read more]

  • Changers of Commerce Spotlight: Sustainable Restaurant Group’s Kristofor Lofgren

    Posted February 23, 2017 by Liz D'Aloia

    Many large restaurant groups can attribute their success to one of their greatest strengths: their supply chain. We all know that any strength can become a weakness, though. Marginal Ingredients … [Read more]

  • What Happened to Unions?

    Posted February 22, 2017 by Liz D'Aloia

    If you’ve read our series about what President Trump can and can’t control, you know that we need to be front and center with local wage, paid leave and other issues. By now, you’re probably wondering … [Read more]