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Slice Announces Second Annual MAKE Conference, Convening Independent Pizzeria Owners from Across the U.S.

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Today, Slice — the innovative tech platform powering the largest network of pizzerias nationwide — announced their second annual MAKE Conference, to be held virtually on March 30, 2021. The event will welcome pizzeria owners, makers, and suppliers from across the country in an effort to connect and share their strategies, insights, and visions to help grow their businesses.

Slice is pleased to announce that Erika Nardini, CEO of Barstool Sports, will be featured during the virtual event in a conversation with Slice’s CEO & Founder, Ilir Sela. Together, they will discuss the impact content can have on your growing business and how to leverage your restaurant’s voice to drive sales and customer loyalty. The keynote session will be interactive as Nardini and Sela will take questions from the live audience.

As well, the event will feature a line-up of industry leaders, speakers and panelists, to be announced in the coming weeks.

Registration is now open for the Second Annual MAKE Conference. Visit to register today. For press interested in attending this event, please email

“At our last MAKE Conference, we brought independent pizza’s most high-profile movers, shakers, and makers together in one room,” said Slice Founder and CEO Ilir Sela. “Though this year’s conference will be virtual, we are bringing together another stacked line-up, specialized content and unique opportunities to these owners that will ultimately help grow their success.”

The 2020 MAKE Conference was postponed due to concerns and restrictions regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

Additional details on the 2021 MAKE Conference will be released in the coming weeks.

About Slice

Slice is the nation’s largest network of pizzerias. By offering the same specialized technology, marketing, data insights, shared services and guidance that pizza franchises offer franchisees, Slice transforms independent pizzerias to serve today’s digital-minded customers. The company’s industry low, fixed-cost per order model is designed to benefit both the business owner and consumer alike. Enabling small businesses to thrive makes it easy for customers to order from their go-to shops and discover their next favorite. Serial tech entrepreneur Ilir Sela started Slice to solve the digital challenges of his family’s New York City pizzerias. Today, the company partners with over 15,000 pizzerias across 3,000 cities in all 50 states forming the nation’s largest marketplace for authentic pizza, more than double the U.S. footprint of Domino’s. For more information, visit | LinkedIn | Instagram | Twitter