2009 is a crucial 12 months for Worldwide Pizza Expo — it’s the commerce present’s twenty fifth anniversary. Moreover, Pizza Immediately celebrated its twenty fifth anniversary final 12 months. I’m honored and proud to be part of these two great trade belongings, and know that their quartercentury of serving to pizzeria operators enhance enterprise is an achievement worthy of celebration. That’s precisely what we’ll do March 10-12 in Las Vegas. We’re gifting away $25,000 money to shut the present, and we’re throwing one other of our standard “Rockin’ ” events on March 11. I hope you can also make it. I do know you’ll be glad you probably did.
Do me a favor once you’re on the present. Price range a couple of minutes to cease by the Pizza Immediately sales space and say howdy to our workers members. Assembly you and studying about your pizzerias is a yearly spotlight for us.
Within the meantime, I need to ship out a most honest “thanks” to those that help the Expo and Pizza Immediately every 12 months. From our advertisers and exhibitors to our readers and attendees, you’re the motive we exist. We worth the lasting partnerships we’ve fashioned with you over time and we’re desirous to advance these relationships in 2009 and past.
Pizzeria house owners in all places know 2009 might be a troublesome 12 months. However strides might be made and there’s floor to achieve in case you put collectively a strong advertising and marketing and product plan and follow it. We’ll proceed to offer the trade’s greatest recommendation month in and month out, and I do know our advertisers — these firms who present the trade’s spine — will proceed searching for merchandise that make your companies extra effi cient and extra profi desk.
Lastly, in case you get an opportunity once you’re strolling the present fl oor this month, search out the businesses that put money into your online business by promoting in Pizza Immediately and thank them for his or her help of our nice trade. They’ll be glad to listen to from you, they usually might even reduce you a deal on a services or products!
Jeremy White, editor-in-chief