Join AMA Tampa Bay and our guest Jeff Gigante – Co-Founder of Ciccio Restaurant Group – for a keynote event on May 29. This special keynote will be held after-hours at the entertainment space in the newly-renovated main terminal at Tampa International Airport!

Jeff Gigante isn’t afraid of a challenge. From the St. Petersburg, FL soccer fields to the kitchens of New York City and back again to Tampa Bay, he has learned a lot about how to build a successful business with skyrocketing growth, but he will be the first to tell you it hasn’t always been easy. Jeff manages all of the new marketing efforts of Forbici, his new restaurant concept. He also keeps tabs on the team that manages marketing for all of the other CMG restaurants. Jeff believes that core values and principles should drive your marketing efforts, and the best marketing is embracing your own culture, guests, and employees.

Jeff will speak on the journey of how he built Ciccio Restaurant Group, and how marketing played into every step along the way. He will also discuss the lessons he learned during that process.

Main takeaways:

1. How to launch a new concept primarily through organic marketing

2. How the best marketing is adhering to core values and principles

3. The lessons learned along the journey of building CRG


When | May 29, 2019

Where |Tampa International Airport: 4100 George Bean Pkwy, Tampa, FL 33607

**Directions to Venue Space** Park in the Short-Term garage, and take the elevators to the 3rd Floor (Main Terminal). Event space is between Airside E and Airside F.

Parking | When arriving at the airport, follow the signs to the Short-Term parking garage. Park on any level you like. After the event, Guests will exit through a designated Special Event lane to receive complimentary parking validation.

Time | 6:00pm – 8:00 pm

Price | AMA Tampa Bay Members $35 | Non-Members $55 | Students $25 | Walk-up an additional $5


*Online registration closes May 27 at 5 pm Eastern. Event day walk-up registrations incur an additional $5 charge.

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