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5 Reasons to Attend the 2018 Pizza Expo

2018 Pizza ExpoIt’s that time of year again! We are getting ready for the 2018 Pizza Expo in Las Vegas.

Pizza Expo is North America’s biggest pizza industry event.

Looking for a good reason to join us? How about five great reasons? Read more

“Hey, Joe.” The Best Part About Pizza Expo 2017

Pizza ExpoA week after our return from the International Pizza Expo, we’re still digesting all that we saw and heard at this year’s big show.

Conversations with restaurant operators at the Expo are a crash course in how the industry is changing—and how it stays the same.

The radical changes that stood out to me were around mobile technology. Restaurant operators were looking for solutions for mobile order entry in the store. And flexible options to handle online orders from a surprisingly wide set of providers. Read more

Pizza Expo 2017 – The Final Countdown!

Pizza Expo

The team at SpeedLine is gearing up for the “Largest Pizza Show in the World.” International Pizza Expo will take over the Las Vegas Convention Center in less than two weeks.

SpeedLine POS at Pizza Expo

Visit SpeedLine at Pizza Expo 2017 in booth 421

Come down March 28-30, and check out what Pizza Expo 2017 has on the roster. This year there are many great seminars to check out.

Seminar Schedule

On top of that, attendees enjoy outstanding food samples, cooking and baking demonstrations, the International Pizza Challenge, and the World Pizza Games.  Attend the Pizza Expo Block Party or Acrobatic Dough Tossing Finals.  And new in 2017, sign up for Scott’s Las Vegas Pizza Tour.

See SpeedLine POS at Pizza Expo

Visit SpeedLine at Booth 421

Where we will be happy to show you the latest in pizza point of sale.

  • Bring your questions.
  • Learn how a POS designed for pizza delivery can streamline operations and help you see more clearly into every area of your business.

See SpeedLine LiveMaps at Pizza Expo

See the impact of LiveMaps Visual Dispatch on delivery profit.

In the market for a new POS? Expo booth visitors get the LiveMaps software free with purchase through May 31, 2017!

We are also giving away an Apple Watch each day of the show.

Win an iWatch at Pizza Expo

Enter to win at Booth 421 daily.

Not registered yet? Save $50 off a 3-day pass with code SPEE50.


Mid-America Restaurant Expo Starting this Weekend

mid america restaurant expoCome down and visit SpeedLine Solutions and regional reseller Pure POS at Mid-America Restaurant Expo this Sunday, January 29th and Monday, January 30th.

The expo will be held at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. Doors will be opening at 10:30 am.

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Customer of the Month – Dagwoods Pizza

It’s not every day a customer brings you flowers.

The best moment at this year’s Pizza Expo had to be the special delivery of a bright and beautiful bouquet of flowers, accompanied by a thank you letter and this great photo of the high-energy team at Dagwoods.


We couldn’t resist honoring them right back as our Customer of the Month.

More than your average pizza joint, Dagwoods of Santa Monica has delighted local crowd with great pizza, pastas, and more for generations. Owner Edward Han started working at Dagwoods 15 years ago, and has since taken over from his parents, who have retired from the day to day. Their retirement offered new challenges for Han. He has grown the business through hard work,  perfecting the traditional Dagwoods recipes to deliver the best pizza in the area.

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Pizzeria Start-Up? Get Advice from the Pros

Pizza Expo 2016Have you recently opened a new pizzeria, or plan on opening one soon? Advice from experienced operators at Pizza Expo can help you avoid a lot of common pitfalls and save you time and money.

At International Pizza Expo, a panel of operators who have launched multiple units will share their experiences in tonight’s Power Panel Discussion: Common Pizzeria Start-Up Mistakes and How to Avoid Them. Panelists include SpeedLine customer and owner of Pablo’s Pizza, Paul Knaysi (read Paul’s own startup story in this case study), as well as Scott Anthony, owner of Punxsy Pizza, Jeff Smokevitch, co-founder of Brown Dog Pizza, and Tony Gemignani of Tony’s Pizza Napoletana. Read more

Pizza Expo 2016 – 10 Days and Counting!

2020It’s that time of year: planning and preparation are underway for the largest pizza show in the world. Pizza Expo is coming up March 8 – 10 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

This year’s schedule is packed with expert speakers on the latest and greatest trends in the pizza industry. Schedule time for educational seminars and workshops led by industry consultants, professional trainers, and restaurant operators. Sample new ingredients and ready-made menu items. Check out the competition in the International Pizza Challenge and World Pizza Games, and learn new methods in the cooking and baking demonstrations. Try your hand at making your own dough, and attend the Pizza Expo Block Party and Acrobatic Dough Tossing Finals. The choices are plenty! Read more

Point of Sale 2020: What You Need to Find Out at NAPICS and Pizza Expo


Over the next eight weeks, two of the leading pizza and delivery trade shows are happening. At the National Association of Pizza and Ice Cream Show (NAPICS) this month, and at International Pizza Expo in March, you can see and sample the latest and greatest from virtually every supplier to the pizza and delivery industries.

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Pizza Expo 2016 – Will we see you there?

pizza tossIt’s coming up quickly! With just over 3 months until show time, we’ve started planning for International Pizza Expo 2016, March 8-10 at the Trade and Convention Center in Las Vegas. Read more

Restaurant Marketing: Word of Mouth Through Story-Telling

Image credit: Jill Clardy, Flickr, Creative Commons

Image credit: Jill Clardy, Flickr, Creative Commons

When deciding where to eat, today’s consumers have a lot of choices. At the International Pizza Expo in March, speaker Joel Cohen shared some ways to make sure your restaurant comes to mind first. He asserts that word of mouth is the number one way to do that. Read more