Wednesday, August 23, 2023 • Floor Open 10:00am - 5:00pm
10:00amORA Expo Opens 
10:40 AM - 12:20 PMCocktail Shakedown Competition 
Rounds I & II will be back to back
10:30 AM - 2:00 PMCulinary Cook-off Competition 
Heat 1: 10:30 AM
Heat 2: 11:30 AM
Heat 3: 1:00 PM
Heat 4: 2:00 PM 
1:00 PMCocktail Shakedown Championship Final 
5:00-7:00 pmORA Expo Closes & the ORA Expo After Party Begins - "Lights, Camera's, Expo!"
Don't miss the chance for more time to visit with hospitality professionals as we gather on the east side of the Expo floor for a great networking reception to close the first day of the Expo! After you enjoy great hors d'oeuvres and beverages including a limited number of free drink tickets, you can relax and catch up with friends and business associates after what has been an extended time away! 
 *You're Expo Badge Is Your Ticket Into The Party!*

7:15 pm

ORA Board of Directors Dinner by Invitation Only - Will Rogers Theatre, 4322 N. Western Ave., OKC

Thursday, August 24, 2023 • Floor Open 10:00am - 3:00pm 
8:30 AMORA Board Meeting (Board Breakfast 8:00 am) @ Bennett Center 
10:00 AMExpo Opens 
10:00 AMCulinary Cook-Off Semi-Finals: 
10:00 AM
11:00 AM
11:30 - 12:30 PM

Oklahoma Workforce Updates & CO2 Tank Education & Safety
Oklahoma Dept of Labor leadership joins us to discuss current CO2 tank education/safety concerns. In this session, attendees will also be given the chance to ask questions about state of the workforce in Oklahoma and how state agencies are working to assist with shortages and build stronger connections with the restaurant industry.

12:45 PM    Culinary Cook-Off Championship Round: 12:45 PM 
1:00 - 2:00 PMDon't Get Hammered – Learn Your Laws & Liability

This session will assist operators in navigating Oklahoma’s liquor laws and regulations. With an in-depth discussion with ABLE, ORA general counsel and regulatory office Collin Graham.

3:00 PMORA Expo Closes, Exhibitors Move-out (all displays must be removed by 7:00pm Thursday)