Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the conference?

The Mirage

3400 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109

(800) 374-9000 | Book here:

The conference rate is $119 + $37 daily resort fee.
*Rates will differ outside of the conference dates

Is there a one day pass?

No. We do not offer a one-day pass. You must pay the entire conference rate to attend. Your name badge is your “ticket” to get in to the sessions, networking and luncheons.

Do I have to wear a mask?

The conference area will abide by the current safety guidelines for MGM properties. If a mask is mandatory, you will need to wear one while on the conference floor.

What is the best way to maximize my time at the conference?

We recommend you set up appointments in advance. Use the conference mobile app to reach out to make appointments with fellow attendees. The app will launch in early April.

Who usually attends this conference?

Owners, operators, and executives of multi-unit restaurant companies—both franchised and independent—send representatives to FODC each year. Attendees also include executives in finance, accounting, development, legal, real estate and franchising. Also invited are consultants, private and public equity investors, lenders, brokers, bankers, developers, accountants, attorneys and financial dealmakers who serve the restaurant industry.

What time does the conference start and end?

Registration for the conference will open at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 4. The general session begins at 12:30 p.m. The conference will conclude at 12 p.m. on Friday, May 6.

Does The Mirage offer mobile check-in?

MGM Resorts offer mobile check in. Download the MGM Resorts app in advance, and you can check in early and bypass the line when you arrive.

Is there a dress code?

We require a minimum standard of business casual attire at all times, although it should be pointed out that many attendees wear sport coats or suits. The conference maintains a professional and business-like atmosphere, and we expect our attendees to respect this.

Ask yourself this question: If you were going to meet with your banker, what would you wear to the meeting?

Will an attendee list be available?

A final attendee list will be available to paid attendees post conference. To set up meetings, you must reach out through the mobile app.

Why should I attend the conference?

  • Meet and network with the largest group of off-premises professionals under one roof.
  • Expand your off-premises knowledge and learn from industry leaders and high-profile industry speakers.
  • Educate your staff and engage with industry peers.
  • Showcase your company, products and ideas to the rest of the industry.
  • Discover new technologies and services to improve your delivery, takeout and on-premises business.
  • Create and develop long-term business relationships.
  • Win money in Vegas!

What are the current CDC guidelines on international travel?

Please visit the CDC website for the latest information.

Which companies exhibited at last year’s conference?

You can check out the 2021 Food On Demand Conference exhibitors here.

Who spoke at last year’s conference?

Revisit the 2021 conference here.

Did you host a conference in 2020?

We held the first virtual Food On Demand Conference August 10-12, 2020. You can watch the conference sessions here.

Who is Food On Demand News?

Food On Demand connects the foodservice industry’s mobile ordering and delivery pacesetters and covers the ongoing transformation of how consumers discover, shop, order and consume food in a digital age.

Food On Demand publishes a weekly e-newsletter, produces timely webinars and white papers, and hosts the annual Food On Demand Conference that is the industry’s premier in-person event. The Food On Demand Conference examines new technologies and business models and the latest trends in consumer behaviors, preferences and expectations.