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Ecotrak’s Data Revolution in Facility Management with Matt Singer

Matt Singer is CEO of Ecotrak, a SaaS company transforming the facilities industry with its leading enterprise facility and asset management platform.  Singer, with a background in restaurant finance, co-founded the company by merging his expertise with that of his partner, who specialized in restaurant facilities. They recognized a gap in data supporting operational decisions, […]

Rising Tide LinkedIn Live: Stories from The National Restaurant Association Show 2024

Many of the Rising Tide LinkedIn Live Room regulars took to the road to converge on the National Restaurant Association Show 2024 in Chicago, Illinois. The annual trade show brings together the best and brightest in the hospitality industry to learn, network, and build. A previous Rising Tide Room discussed best practices as it pertains […]

Inside the National Restaurant Association Show 2024

National Restaurant Association Show Youtube Video

The annual National Restaurant Show is about much more then food, tech, and business — it’s about building connections and supporting each other. We explored the National Restaurant Association Show in Chicago again this year to learn about the most influential brands and technologies available today. We also made sure to spend time with the […]

Cali BBQ Talks National Restaurant Show 2023 with Kyle Inserra

The National Association of Restaurant Show taking place from May 20 – 23  has been coined the “Super Bowl of the Industry” by some. Ahead of this year’s show, host Shawn Walchef (@shawnpwalchef) of spoke with restaurant growth expert and commercial realtor Kyle Inserra (@kyleinserra) about why restaurant owners should attend the show and […]

Help Send Our Friend to NRA 2023

GoFundMe to help Dean LaBay get safely to NRA 2023 in Chicago

Dean LaBay is an impressive person who should absolutely be in attendance at the National Restaurant Association Show in 2023. But Dean needs help from us to make that happen. If you can give something to this GoFundMe campaign we set up to help, we would appreciate it. We are a community of LeaderShips and […]