MEDIA ALERT: RMDA Announces Annual Conference & Free Driver, Business and Delivery Services Fair

04/11/2022 7:50 AM | Alison Guzzio (Administrator)

Sold out event to cover restaurant delivery trends, diversification, driver recruitment, marketing, loyalty, Google analytics and future opportunities for local job and business partnerships beyond food

April 11, 2022 - Austin, TX - Restaurant Marketing and Delivery Association (RMDA) announced today the details surrounding its upcoming annual conference, to be held Monday April, 25 - 27, 2022 at the Sonesta Nashville Airport hotel in Nashville, TN.

WHAT: The RMDA conference is the destination for corporate vendors, restaurant delivery, restaurateurs, and independent drivers to collaborate, share ideas, and learn how succeed.  The RMDA 2022 conference agenda will focus on helping business owners drive revenue, build operational efficiency, learn the newest technology solutions, best practices and build relationships with the most important vendors in our industry.  The sold out vendor showcase, featuring top suppliers in the industry will be open each day and on Wednesday, April 27, the event will be open to the public with information on driver, delivery service provider and partnership opportunities.

Keynote speakers: Ben Jones, CEO of Skipcart, Harry the Rideshare Guy, Zack Oates, CEO & Co-Founder of Ovation, David Pickerell Co-Founder of Para, Josh Kopel, CEO of House Delivery.

Panel discussions:  include topics such as delivery diversification, revenue growth, driver recruitment, marketing, loyalty, Google analytics and future trends.

Full agenda can be found here and few highlights below:

Monday, April 25

9:50AM Ben Jones, Skipcart

11:30 Vendor showcase networking lunch

1:00PM David Pickerell Co-Founder of Para

2:00PM Josh Kopel, CEO of House Delivery

Tuesday, April 26

9:50 David Dressler

11:00AM Ghost storefront & Virtual Brands Panel

1:00PM Zack Oates, CEO of Ovation

Wednesday, April 27

Wednesday’s program will include roundtable discussions, that deep dive into important operational topics such as insurance, labor, pricing, to name a few. 

Free to Public Job Fair and Business Connection: Entrepreneur showcase for drivers, delivery service providers and business growth workshop! Join us to learn about:

  • ·         Driver opportunities (potentially hiring over 1,000 drivers locally with benefits - instant pay, insurance, etc)
  • ·         Delivery service opportunities (materials on how RMDA supports opening and running DSPs, how to get started, etc)
  • ·         Business delivery partnerships (auto, beverage, grocery, pharmaceuticals, etc to meet and greet with local DSPs)

WHERE:  Sonesta Nashville Airport hotel in Nashville, TN. Media can pre-register or check-in Wednesday, April 27. Contact us at press@thermda.org for more details and a free pass.

About The RMDA

The RMDA is comprised of 550 members across the United States, Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico and the UK. Together, we represent a staggering $550 MILLION in revenue, making the organization the fourth largest delivery fleet, behind that of Uber, DoorDash and Grubhub.


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