I thought it might be a good time to open up a discussion about the NRA show this year.

Who's planning on attending?

Perhaps we should consider arranging a FOHBOH.com get together.

Thought I'd throw the idea out here and see what sticks to the wall.

Views: 3

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

would enjoy meeting my fellow FOHBOH bretheren.i look forward to the NRA Show every year. i wouldnt miss it. i tell my boss
its important i spend time with my peers. tell me when and where,i'll be there! can be on site at mccormick place during show
hours. or if someones hosting a get together, we can gather there.
Hi Steve,
Glad you started this discussion. Actually, we (FohBoh) are planning to attend the NRA show and are looking to host a swinging party to meet FohBoh members and sign up new ones. We probably will not be hosting a booth this year. Love to meet you. If you have any ideas on venues, etc., let us know. We will be sending out a broadcast message soon about this. See you soon!
Ted
I hope to see as many of the Foh Boh people as possible in Chicago this year !!!!!
Hi, well, the FohBoh crew will be there; Michael, Ted, Sarah, Chris, Diane, Ray, Rod and David.

We decided not to be an exhibitor in favor of syndicating our socializing. We also plan to host a FohBoh member party, so stay tuned on that. All FohBoh members will be invited.

Cheers!
I look forward to meeting up - I will be there with the group I bring to NRA each year.

To make it work best as a networking event, I suggest some structure ie a welcome/hosting person, name tags (gasp - yes) and a venue where people can hear each other. Breakfast is another option - more likely to meet and talk. Top floor bar of the Hancock building is spectacular, accessible and comfortable.
Yes please keep me in the loop !!! I have attended for the last five years and Tumaro's always has had a great spot there by the NRA enter booth
Great idea! Wish I could attend this year but my son is graduating Law School and I want to celebrate with him. See you next year for sure.
The NRA show ia alwasy a good time, but be sure to book your dining reservations early as places fill up. The train to the Joliet Pen is fun and usually sponsired by Patrick Henry. I have a small lounge downtown right off Michigan Ave called the Reagle Beagle. You are more than welcome to use it as a meeting place as it is pretty much in the center of the city. If I can be of any hlep to any of you, tag my email at Bill@ReagleBeagleChicago.com.
Sounds good to me !!!!
your hot spot has garnered great press since its opening,bill. congratulations and keep up the good work!
everytime i walk by, your place is busy! i spend my weekend eveningswith friends who own a condo in the
535 north michigan avenue building ( your neighbors ) we keep promising ourselves to drop in sometime.
thank you for your generous offer for us to consider your joint as a gathering spot. i think it'd be ideal. its so
close to several hotels NRA folks may be booked into ( inter continental, hyatt regency, marriott etc ) AND it
has the energy and vibrancy the hospitality industry generates.
I'm in - Chicago is home for me so I always love to get back!
I've not missed an NRA show for about 15 years!
I will be attending and hope to meet you (Michael & Ted).

Charlie Kickham

RSS

Advertisments

 

DEPARTMENTS

Social Wine Club for Craft Wineries

Smartbrief

Kids LiveWell atwitter over Twitter party

In its continuing effort to promote more nutritious and flavorful children's menu options, the NRA will hold a Twitter party  -More

Starbucks could become top on-premise wine seller in U.S.

Starbucks is planning to slowly expand its evening sales of wine, beer and small plates to thousands of selected stores throu -More

The evolving nature of snacks

Snacks have shifted from an after-school treat to a meal alternative as meal times become more fragmented.  -More

JOBS & CAREERS

Posting a job or finding a job starts here at FohBoh. Call us about special $25 posting packages to syndicate across all major jobs boards.

National News

Wahlburgers Announces Expansion Plans Including Franchise Agreement in Philadelphia

Wahlburgers has signed a franchise agreement with Hingham Associates, LLC that will bring five Wahlburgers to the metropolitan Philadelphia area over the next several years. The franchise group is actively looking at sites and is targeting a late 2014-early 2015 opening for its first restaurant.

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. First Quarter 2014 Revenue Up 24.4%

Comparable restaurant sales increased 13.4% - Restaurant level operating margin was 25.9%, a decrease of 40 basis points

Jamba Juice Announces Grand Opening of New St. Louis, MO Location

Jamba Juice Company announced the brand’s continued expansion in the St. Louis market with the opening of a Jamba Juice® store at 11477 Olive Blvd. on April 16, 2014.

Expert in Real Estate Analytics Joins Luna Grill

Luna Grill, the San Diego-based Mediterranean restaurant chain, is welcoming retail real estate industry veteran Greg Thorburn to its leadership team. Thorburn has been brought on board to fill the newly created position of Vice-President of Real Estate.

Rita's Italian Ice Awards Area Development Agreement for Kansas

Rita's Italian Ice has awarded franchise and area development agreements for Kansas and the Kansas City area, which extends to the Missouri side of the city, to franchisees and local residents Jay Miller, Jeff Miller and Pat Reilly.

CROWD FUNDING

If you are looking for capital to start or grow your restaurant, create the next 501c3, develop and launch the next app for the restaurant industry,or want to help your peers in some meaningful way, we want to know about it.

TED TALKS VIDEO

TED: Matthew Carter: My life in typefaces - Matthew Carter (2014)

Pick up a book, magazine or screen, and more than likely you'll come across some typography designed by Matthew Carter. In this charming talk, the man behind typefaces such as Verdana, Georgia and Bell Centennial (designed just for phone books -- remember them?), takes us on a spin through a career focused on the very last pixel of each letter of a font.

TED: Jeremy Kasdin: The flower-shaped starshade that might help us detect Earth-like planets - Jeremy Kasdin (2014)

Astronomers believe that every star in the galaxy has a planet, one fifth of which might harbor life. Only we haven't seen any of them -- yet. Jeremy Kasdin and his team are looking to change that with the design and engineering of an extraordinary piece of equipment: a flower petal-shaped "starshade" that allows a telescope to photograph planets from 50,000 kilometers away. It is, he says, the "coolest possible science."

TED: Norman Spack: How I help transgender teens become who they want to be - Norman Spack (2013)

Puberty is an awkward time for just about everybody, but for transgender teens it can be a nightmare, as they grow overnight into bodies they aren't comfortable with. In a heartfelt talk, endocrinologist Norman Spack tells a personal story of how he became one of the few doctors in the US to treat minors with hormone replacement therapy. By staving off the effects of puberty, Spack gives trans teens the time they need. (Filmed at TEDxBeaconStreet.)

TED: Jennifer Senior: For parents, happiness is a very high bar - Jennifer Senior (2014)

The parenting section of the bookstore is overwhelming—it's "a giant, candy-colored monument to our collective panic," as writer Jennifer Senior puts it. Why is parenthood filled with so much anxiety? Because the goal of modern, middle-class parents—to raise happy children—is so elusive. In this honest talk, she offers some kinder and more achievable aims.

© 2014   Created by FohBoh.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service