FAQs

The MUFSO Conference is designed to meet the educational and networking needs of executive level restaurant operators representing large chains, regional chains, emerging growth chains and high-volume independent restaurant companies as well as the Onsite segment. Disciplines represented range from CEO, President to VP of Operations, Marketing, Culinary, Supply Chain Management, Franchising and Food Service Directors..

Download the Official MUFSO 2019 Mobile App for an Enhanced Event Experience!

MUFSO attendee registration is limited to people who are directly employed by a restaurant company, who are categorized as “Operator.” Informa dba as MUFSO reserves the right to accept or decline any registration due to attendee qualification restriction.

Tap on the Schedule app icon in the app menu dashboard to view the complete list of sessions.

You can view the schedule by swiping left and right and scrolling up and down for sessions sorted by day and time.

Search for sessions by keyword using the search bar at the top of screen.

Save a Session

There are two ways you can save a session: 

  • When you see a session title that interests you, tap on the star next to that listing.

          OR

  • From the session page, select "Add Session" to save it to your planner.

Representatives of companies that supply product(s) and/or service(s) to the restaurant industry are categorized as “Suppliers” and are eligible to attend MUFSO as an Exhibitor (you cannot attend MUFSO without purchasing a 10x10 exhibit booth). For information on exhibiting, contact Janet.McLiverty@Informa.com.

Search for Exhibitors by Company Name

Exhibitors are shown in two lists: “All Exhibitors” and “By Product Category”.  Click on a product category to view a list of the exhibitors in that group. 

The “All Exhibitors” tab lists all the current exhibitors in alphabetical order. The “By Product Category” tab lists the product categories and the number of exhibitors who have selected each of these. 

Search Exhibitors by Keyword

You can search for exhibitors by typing a keyword in the search box at the top of the Exhibitor list screen.  The results will include all exhibitors that have this keyword in their company name, profile, brands or product categories.

Each exhibitor listing has their booth number(s) displayed below their name. An exhibitor listing may have a video icon which indicates that they have uploaded multimedia content. 

Save an Exhibitor to Favorites

From the Exhibitor list or any exhibitor's eBooth profile, you can add the exhibitor as a favorite to your personalized planner by clicking on the star icon.

Exhibitor eBooth Profile

You can visit the eBooth for any company by clicking on their name in the Exhibitor list.  You will see the company’s contact information, description, product categories and videos they have uploaded.  To play the video on your device, just click on the video. From this screen you can add the exhibitor as a favorite to your Personalized Planner by clicking on the star icon. You can also view the location of their booth on the floor plan by clicking on the “Map it” button.  The exhibitor’s booth will be highlighted on the floor plan.

MUFSO is managed and produced by Nation’s Restaurant News, Restaurant Hospitality and Food Management Magazine, who are owned by Informa. For more information about these publications,   www.nrn.com, www.restaurant-hospitality.com, www.food-management.com, and food-restaurant.knect365.com.

You can view the interactive floor plan by clicking on the Maps icon in the app dashboard. 

The Main Map will highlight booths belonging to the exhibitors that you have added to your Personalized Planner. You can also view an exhibitor’s profile from the map view by clicking on their booth.

How to find your location on the interactive floor plan:

1. Click on the Locate Me button at the bottom of the interactive floor plan.

2. Enter a nearby exhibitor's name and then click Search.

3. Click on the listed exhibitor's name, a marker will appear on the map to indicate where you are currently located on the show floor. 

The MUFSO program is developed by the editorial staff with input from industry executives who have attended prior MUFSO conferences. Speaking opportunities during the MUFSO program are primarily limited to restaurant operators only (by invitation only), as the program format is based on peer-to-peer learning and sharing of best practices/lessons learned.

From the app menu dashboard, select Planner app icon. From here you can manage the lists of exhibitors, sessions and personal meetings that you have added to your Personalized Planner.

Saved Exhibitors

Click on "My Exhibitors" to see your list of saved exhibitors.

Saved Sessions & Meetings

Click on "My Itinerary" to see your schedule by day. This section will include all of your saved sessions and the personal meetings you created in the mobile app. 

Add Session to Mobile Device's Calendar

From the session screen, select "Add to Device Calendar" to save the session in your device's calendar.

Add a Personal Meeting

From the Planner section, tap on the calendar icon at the bottom of the screen. Select your desired day and time

and add any notes.

Remove a Saved Exhibitor or Session

Tap on the star next to the Exhibitor's Name or Session title to remove the listing from your planner.

There are many opportunities to enhance your exposure at MUFSO from including your product in a meal function to conference pillar sponsorship.For more details contact Janet.McLiverty@Informa.com.

From the app menu dashboard, select the My Notes app icon. You will see a list of your session and meeting notes.

To add a note, tap on the "pencil" icon on the bottom of the screen.

To edit one of your notes, tap on the "folder" icon on the bottom of the screen to see more details.

To email the notes to yourself or a contact, tap on the arrow in the bottom left corner.

There are several awards that are presented at MUFSO. All award winners are selected by the Editorial Board of Informa Restaurant Group (Nation’s Restaurant News, Restaurant Hospitality and Food Management). For more information, contact jesse.parziale@Informa.com.

If you have any other questions about this event's mobile app, contact support at Personify A2Z Events.