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Texas Restaurant Association Selects Sessionboard for the 2024 Texas Restaurant Show

This partnership between Sessionboard and TRA is set to enhance their event experience and set new industry standards.

Sessionboard, the leading provider of speaker and content management, is delighted to announce a new partnership with the Texas Restaurant Association (TRA) for the esteemed Texas Restaurant Show in 2024

This collaboration signifies a shared vision for innovation and excellence in the hospitality industry, harnessing the power of Sessionboard's advanced tools for speaker management, agenda building, and personalized speaker portals.

As a respected authority in the industry, the Texas Restaurant Association has chosen Sessionboard to streamline their event operations and enhance the overall experience of the Texas Restaurant Show. This partnership is set to redefine industry standards by offering cutting-edge solutions for:

  • Call for Speakers & Speaker Management: Leveraging Sessionboard's robust platform, the TRA will efficiently manage speaker proposals and selections, ensuring a diverse lineup of industry experts and thought leaders.
  • Agenda Building: The collaboration aims to craft a comprehensive and engaging agenda, reflective of the latest trends, challenges, and innovations in the restaurant industry.
  • Dedicated Portals for Speakers: Speakers will benefit from a tailored and interactive experience through personalized portals, designed to facilitate seamless networking and information sharing.

"The partnership with Sessionboard is a strategic move to elevate the standard of our events, beginning with the Texas Restaurant Show 2024," said Tony Abruscato, Chief Marketing Officer of the Texas Restaurant Association. "We are confident that Sessionboard's innovative solutions will not only streamline our speaker  management processes but also enhance the overall experience for our speakers, participants, and stakeholders."

Andrew Asaro, Director of Business Development at Sessionboard, expressed enthusiasm about the partnership, stating, "Collaborating with the Texas Restaurant Association is an exciting step for us. We are excited to bring our technology and expertise to one of the most anticipated events in the industry. Together, we are setting the stage for an unforgettable Texas Restaurant Show in 2024."

About the Texas Restaurant Association:

The Texas Restaurant Association (TRA) is the leading business association for Texas’ $95 billion foodservice industry, which spans upwards of 55,000 locations throughout the state, employing a workforce of 1.4 million – 11% of the state’s employment.

TRA is dedicated to enhancing the business environment for its members. Whether it's navigating the ever-changing regulations, offering cutting-edge training and certification products, or empowering members with practical business solutions, TRA is an indispensable resource for the foodservice industry. Our diverse network includes restaurant owners, operators, staff, suppliers, educators, and students. From seasoned veterans to newcomers, we provide year-round support and an array of benefits.

Each year, TRA unites the industry through the Texas Restaurant Show, the largest annual foodservice show in the Southwest. This extraordinary event combines a trade show, conference, and platform for exceptional speakers, seminars, and panels, covering the latest trends and operational challenges. With hundreds of exhibitors showcasing their products and services, it's a thrilling two-day extravaganza of buying, selling, and networking.


Sessionboard is a next generation speaker & content management platform that simplifies the complex workflows and disjointed communications that exist around speaker and content management. From call for papers, abstract evaluation, awards, applications, agenda building, speaker onboarding and communication, Sessionboard helps event organizers work smarter, move faster, and improve their ROI.

The results? A faster-growing event, more productive staff, seamless collaboration with speakers and more time back to do what you do best—building epic experiences.

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