We’re less than one month away from the 2018 DDIFO National Conference at Harrah’s New Orleans Hotel and Casino on June 11 and 12. The DDIFO room block is set to close tomorrow, so we encourage all those planning to attend to reserve your room today within the discounted room block ($159 per night). We’re very excited about the quality of presentations and the overall program we have planned for this year. And, we’re delighted to be honoring Joe Salema, Rod Valencia and Adrian Gaspar at the 2018 Conference with induction into the DDIFO Hall of Fame on Tuesday. Our agenda includes the Phantom Gourmet Dave Andelman, international supply chain expert Attorney Sarah Walters and renown franchise attorney Robert Zarco., We’ll enjoy ICE agent Steve Cole and his presentation of IMAGE, as well as Wall Street experts Michael Kelter, Managing Director at First Manhattan, Nicole Miller Regan of Piper Jaffray and John Gordon of Pacific Management Consulting, in addition to DDIFO General Counsel Carl Lisa, Sr. and litigator attorney Diane Saunders of Ogletree Deakins. We’ll close the 2018 Conference with a keynote address by Andy Puzder, former CEO of CKE Restaurants and parent company of Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr. Register soon to attend and reserve your rooms in the DDIFO room block at Harrah’s today!