ITR: Economics: An Industry Forecast Update
It has never been more critical for company leaders and key decision makers to have a clear, impartial, and data-driven perspective on factors that will impact the economy moving forward. ITR Economics provided data that will help you determine the best course of action for you and your business. High points of the webinar: Outlook […]
Managing Uncertainty: How to Handle Black Swans in the Economy
The term black swan was popularized by finance professor and former Wall Street trader, Nassim Taleb, who describes a black swan as an event that is beyond normal expectations that is so rare even the possibility that it might occur is unknown, has a catastrophic impact when it does occur, and is explained in hindsight […]
FCSI The Americas Experts Network
FCSI The Americas' Experts Network is a community made up of foodservice consultants who serve as experts in their fields.
Online Resources for COVID-19 Information
Organizations are working together to provide small businesses and nonprofits up-to-date information about COVID-19 and its effects. These pages and more information is available here. MAFSI Releases the Q1 2020 Foodservice Business Barometer After 40 quarters, or 10 years, of positive growth the MAFSI Business Barometer turned negative in Q1/20 with an abrupt decline of […]
Webinars by FCSI
FCSI provides webinar content that is of interest to all members -- consultants and allies. These webinars are approved for 1 CEU for professional members. FCSI-hosted webinars are updated regularly. Webinar topics include trends in the foodservice industry and tips for positioning yourself as a thought leaders in the industry.
FCSI The Americas Division Events
Chapter Events Take part in our Chapter Events that happen during each year! Past Events Symposium 2019 Location: Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL Date: February 5-6, 2019 The FCSI The Americas Symposium 2019 broke previous records for attendance, with more than 170 consultants and nearly 150 Allied members headed to the Orange County […]
The Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act
The Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 (HR 7010) was signed into law on June 5. The big push behind the Flexibility Act was to help businesses, like restaurants and retailers, which were fully or partially closed due to government shutdown orders, by providing a greater opportunity for them to use, and seek forgiveness […]
SBA Releases PPP Loan Forgiveness Application
On Friday, the Small Business Administration (SBA) released that application that businesses will submit to their lender to apply to have their Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans forgiven. The application, which is accompanied by a number of worksheets and instructional pages, provides clarity on a number of critical questions that were facing PPP loan […]
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