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February 27-March 1, 2017
Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina

Donna Hood-Crecca

Associate Principal, Technomic, Inc.

Donna Hood Crecca is the Associate Principal at Technomic Inc. She is a veteran of the drinks industry, having written about beverage alcohol in on-premise establishments and at retail for nearly two decades. Before joining Technomic, she was Publisher & Editorial Director of Nightclub & Bar magazine; prior to that she was Editor of Cheers. Additionally, she served as a Contributing Editor to Chain Leader for 10 years and was Editor of F&B Business. She has broad knowledge of bar, nightclub and restaurant marketing, operations, human resources and growth strategies, with specific expertise in beverage sales, promotion, service and training, having covered these topics for a number of industry magazines. She is a frequent presenter at industry events, including the Nightclub & Bar Convention and Trade Show, Tales of the Cocktail, National Restaurant Association Show, Council of Hotel and Restaurant Trainers (CHART) and the Alcohol Responsibility Conference. Crecca holds a bachelor’s degree in magazine journalism from Syracuse University and has done graduate work in magazine publishing management at New York University. She is BarSmarts Advanced Certified and has served as President of the International Foodservice Editorial Council.

Speaker Classes

Workshop Series #3

March 1, 2017 - 11:15 AM to 12:15 PM
Experience Our Bar Safari. Donna Hood Crecca-Technomic

General Session

February 28, 2017 - 01:30 PM to 02:30 PM
Voice of the Millennial Consumer. Donna Hood-Crecca and Dave Henkes - Technomic