"Protecting, Promoting and Fostering the Foodservice and Hospitality Industry since 1954. It Pays to Belong."
MHRA TO Host marketing seminar
Many restaurants do not have a strategic marketing plan.
In this highly competitive market, knowing your business and how to market properly is essential.
What: Restaurant Marketing 101
Where: MHRA Office
When: October 25 10 am until 3 pm
By attending this class you will learn the following:
Session 1--Why market and what do I want to accomplish?
* Why do you market
*How do you measure success
*Internal vs External--Do you know the difference?
Session 2--Who am I ?
* What's your brand?
*Why is brand identity important?
* Who controls your brand?
Session 3--Social media Yes or No?
* Generational Realities
*The medium affects the message
Do's and Don'ts
Session 4--Build YOUR plan. not someone else's
*P.A.M.P. You have to attend to find out!
* 90 days to progress
Space is limited and we will provide lunch.
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