CSP Business Media releases 2014 FARE Conference mobile app

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill.—CSP Business Media, a leading facilitator of major convenience and petroleum retailing and foodservice industry networking events, announced the release of the FARE Conference mobile app. The free app is available to download in the Android Market and the App Store by searching “FARE Conference.” BlackBerry and Windows Phone users can access a web version of the app by visiting https://crowd.cc/fare.

“CSP continually seeks ways to enhance the conference attendees’ experience, especially since both traditional and non-traditional foodservice operators are constantly on the go,” says Kay Segal, senior vice president of CSP Business Media. “By downloading the mobile app, FARE attendees have critical show information right at their fingertips; before and during the conference.”

The FARE 2014 mobile app offers users a wide variety of features, including the latest agenda and session details, speaker updates, a map of the Food Pavilion, access to attendee lists, sponsor contact information and more.

FARE: A Foodservice Evolution, brings together foodservice and marketing directors, menu development executives, purchasing managers and chefs from every channel that serves fresh, quick food-to-go including: QSRs and fast casual restaurants, convenience, grocery, drug, mass, recreation, entertainment, college and university, and healthcare. Registration is open for 2014’s event, which will be held June 16-18 at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Visit www.FAREConference.com for details.
 

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