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In changing times, the new Pizza Expo 365 platform serves as the industry's guiding light

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n mid-January, Pizza Today
formally launched a new
platform unlike anything the
industry has ever seen. We
call it Pizza Expo 365, and it's
an immersive digital experience that's designed to provide
pizzeria owners with valuable
educational content, networking
opportunities and even support
from the industry's leading suppliers. All this at your fingertips
24 hours a day, 7 days a week,
52 weeks a year.
With large-scale live events
like International Pizza Expo
in Las Vegas unable to take
place in 2020, we knew we
needed new and innovative
ways to help pizzeria operators reach their goals during
the ongoing global pandemic.
The COVID-19 outbreak has
certainly hit below the belt, but
the resilience of our industry
is proven; and we felt like our
audience deserved a platform
that could provide some of the
same educational and networking components found at the
show. To be clear: this is not a
replacement for Pizza Expo. It
is not a virtual tradeshow, per
se, either. This is a functional,
around-the-clock engagement
mechanism designed with

pizzeria owners and operators
in mind. We've built in virtual
" booths " so that you, dear reader, can set appointments with
key industry suppliers any time
you want to learn more about
their products and services.
With this feature, the knowledge of those who supply pizzerias is readily at your fingertips.
With a few keystrokes you can
request product samples, ask to
chat with a sales rep or merely
initiate a discussion about that
company's product line.
We've also taken nearly 50
hours' worth of seminars, food
demonstrations, panel discussions and workshops from Pizza
Expo and loaded them onto
the platform for your research.
Expertise that once was only
available if you attended the
show in person is now at your
fingertips, for free! Additionally, each month brand new,
never-before-seen videos will be
loaded onto Pizza Expo 365 -
so there will always be something fresh for you to check out.
We're tapping contributors far
and wide to provide you with
in-depth knowledge you can't
get anywhere else.
To register for your free Pizza
Expo 365 account, simply visit
www.PizzaExpo365.com. From
there, you'll be able to tour
the Expo Hall, search for new
products or look up info on
products by category. You'll also
find an extensive Pizza Expo
365 On-Demand library that
features content from speakers
such as Tony Gemignani, Mike

Bausch, Sammy Mandell, Jeff
Smokevitch, Dan Collier and so
many more.
The On-Demand library,
which will grow each month,
currently includes topics such as
flour blends, branding, employee management, Detroit-style
pizza, growth system implementation and more.
We realize you have a pizzeria to run and can't dedicate
50+ hours per week conducting
research, viewing videos, interacting with suppliers about new
product developments or initiatives that can help grow your
business. As the needs of your
day-to-day operations continue
to grow during the pandemic,
we recognize that you do not
just want - but need - to be
able to access this information
on your own timeframe. That's
exactly why we did not place
parameters such as a start and
end date to the Pizza Expo 365
platform and created the
On-Demand Library vs.
uploaded content that is viewable for only a limited time.
We are eager to hear your
thoughts on Pizza Expo 365, as
well as your input on what types
of content you'd like to see
loaded onto the platform in the
future, so please reach out to us
through the Contact tab on the
site to give us your thoughts! ■

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Pizza Today - February 2021

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Pizza Today - February 2021

Pizza Today - February 2021
Commentary
Digital
Conversation
Mike’s Monthly Tip
Man on the Street
Building Blocks
Tony’s Trending Recipe
Knead to Know
Destinations
PPP Forgiveness
The Current Job Market
Ins and Outs of Expanding
Latin-inspired Pizzas
Adding Sandwiches
Pizza Expo 365
Small Market Mom & Pops
Product Showcase
Pizza Today Yellow Pages
The Marketplace
Expo Spotlight
Pizza Today - February 2021 - CT1
Pizza Today - February 2021 - CT2
Pizza Today - February 2021 - Pizza Today - February 2021
Pizza Today - February 2021 - Cover2
Pizza Today - February 2021 - Commentary
Pizza Today - February 2021 - 4
Pizza Today - February 2021 - 5
Pizza Today - February 2021 - 6
Pizza Today - February 2021 - 7
Pizza Today - February 2021 - Digital
Pizza Today - February 2021 - 9
Pizza Today - February 2021 - Conversation
Pizza Today - February 2021 - 11
Pizza Today - February 2021 - Mike’s Monthly Tip
Pizza Today - February 2021 - 13
Pizza Today - February 2021 - Man on the Street
Pizza Today - February 2021 - 15
Pizza Today - February 2021 - Building Blocks
Pizza Today - February 2021 - 17
Pizza Today - February 2021 - Tony’s Trending Recipe
Pizza Today - February 2021 - 19
Pizza Today - February 2021 - Knead to Know
Pizza Today - February 2021 - 21
Pizza Today - February 2021 - 22
Pizza Today - February 2021 - 23
Pizza Today - February 2021 - Destinations
Pizza Today - February 2021 - 25
Pizza Today - February 2021 - PPP Forgiveness
Pizza Today - February 2021 - 27
Pizza Today - February 2021 - 28
Pizza Today - February 2021 - 29
Pizza Today - February 2021 - The Current Job Market
Pizza Today - February 2021 - 31
Pizza Today - February 2021 - 32
Pizza Today - February 2021 - 33
Pizza Today - February 2021 - Ins and Outs of Expanding
Pizza Today - February 2021 - 35
Pizza Today - February 2021 - 36
Pizza Today - February 2021 - 37
Pizza Today - February 2021 - Latin-inspired Pizzas
Pizza Today - February 2021 - 39
Pizza Today - February 2021 - Adding Sandwiches
Pizza Today - February 2021 - 41
Pizza Today - February 2021 - 42
Pizza Today - February 2021 - 43
Pizza Today - February 2021 - Pizza Expo 365
Pizza Today - February 2021 - 45
Pizza Today - February 2021 - Small Market Mom & Pops
Pizza Today - February 2021 - 47
Pizza Today - February 2021 - 48
Pizza Today - February 2021 - 49
Pizza Today - February 2021 - Product Showcase
Pizza Today - February 2021 - 51
Pizza Today - February 2021 - Pizza Today Yellow Pages
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Pizza Today - February 2021 - The Marketplace
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