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Jul 19 Monday | 7:30 pm

Connect Live

Speaker: Showcasing Event  (Catersource + The Special Event)

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Premium Pass, TSE Premium Pass, Ticketed Event

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Jul 20 Tuesday | 8:00 am

"A Fresh Approach" A Hands-on Floral Workshop

Speaker: Taylor Demartino  (DeMartino Design Group)

Location: Ocean Drive F

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Design

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

"But We've Always Done It This Way" How to Convince a Board that is Stuck in the Past

Speaker: Maria Vigil  (Greater Spokane Inc./Beacon Hill Events)

Location: Room 233

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Event Management

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

73 Questions: The Sustainable Event Management Edition

Speaker: Suzanne Morrell  (STM enterprises- Creating Environments)

Location: Room 228

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Event Management, TSE-Design

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Becoming the Leader You Want to Be

Speaker: Anthony Lambatos  (Footers Catering)

Location: Ballroom B

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: Bridge (speaks solidly to both caterers & event professionals), CS-Business & Operations

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Candid Conversation Live With Roy Porter!

Speaker: Roy Porter  (Engage-Works Inc.)

Location: Room 201

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Off-Premise Catering, CS-Business & Operations

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Chef's Focus on Plant Forward; The Art of Craveable Cuisine

Speakers: Jacqui Pressinger  (American Culinary Federation), Jeffrey Schlissel  (Locale Gastropub & Test Kitchen), Lisa Dorfman  (Lisa Dorfman)

Location: Ballroom C

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Culinary, CS-Staff Development & Enrichment

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Circle of Influence - Leveraging Relationships at All Levels

Speakers: Patrick Crosson, CMP, DES  (PC Events and Experiences, LLC), Sarah Wantz  (Wantz Events), Noelle McInerney  (Ladidadi XM)

Location: Ballroom A

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Communication for the Win! Working with Photographers to Maximize your Reach

Speaker: Collin Pierson  (Collin Pierson Photography)

Location: Room 237

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Weddings, TSE-Sales & Marketing

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Diversify or Die - A Synergistic Approach to Survival

Speaker: Amy von Eiff  (A Cut Above Catering | Classes | Events)

Location: Room 203

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Business & Operations, CS-Sales & Marketing

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Getting Your Own Slice of the Pie: How to Bring Your Business Into the Convention World

Speaker: Jennifer Bertolino  (Levy Convention Centers)

Location: Ocean Drive B

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Sales & Marketing, CS-Business & Operations

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Meet like a mouse. Apply Disney methods. Deliver MAGICal results.

Speaker: Lenn Millbower  (Offbeat Training LLC)

Location: Room 231

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Design, TSE-Event Management

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Rules of Engagement // Quantifying the Intangible

Speakers: Bobby Dutton  (GBM6 (GrooveBosotn / Mission Six)), Jessica Claar  (Degy Booking International)

Location: Room 229

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Sales & Marketing, TSE-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Staffing Strategies During Your Rebuild

Speakers: Warren Dietel  (Puff 'n Stuff Catering), Bill Hansen  (Bill Hansen Luxury Catering and Event Production), Sumir Meghani  (Instawork), Leslie LaSorsa  (Crave Catering)

Location: Room 207

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Staff Development & Enrichment, CS-Business & Operations

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Stop Selling and Help Them Buy!

Speaker: Alan Berg, CSP  (Wedding Business Solutions LLC)

Location: Room 209

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Sales & Marketing, CS-Business & Operations

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Jul 20 Tuesday | 9:30 am

A Candid Conversation LIVE with Alan Berg

Speaker: Alan Berg, CSP  (Wedding Business Solutions LLC)

Location: Room 201

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Sales & Marketing

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

A Night at the Museum: Planning Events in Protected Places

Speaker: Alicia Crosby, CPCE  (The Baltimore Museum of Art)

Location: Room 228

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Event Management, TSE-Weddings

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Event Venue Strategies for Caterers in the Post COVID Era

Speaker: Carl Sacks  (Leading Caterers of America)

Location: Room 209

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-On-Premise Catering, CS-Business & Operations

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Here Come the Newbies: Preparing for the Event Pro Blitz

Moderator: Meghan Ely  (OFD Consulting LLC)

Panelists: Christie Osborne  (Mountainside Media), Nora Sheils  (Bridal Bliss), Margaux Fraise  (Harmony Creative Studio), CeCe Todd  (CeCe Designs LLC)

Location: Ballroom A

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

How to Use Visual Mapping Processes to Increase Productively, Eliminate Errors & Reduce Waste. Part 1 of 2

Speaker: Roy Porter  (Engage-Works Inc.)

Location: Room 203

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Event Production, CS-Business & Operations

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Late Nite Bride: Expert Status through Virtual Experiences

Speaker: Peggy Kelley  (TIMELESS CELEBRATIONS)

Location: Room 237

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Weddings

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

PLANNERS TO THE PLANNER, A TRUSTED PARTNERSHIP

Speaker: Stan White  (WHITE DOOR EVENTS)

Location: Room 231

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Design, TSE-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Producing the WOW Factor: Using Trends and Technology

Speaker: Deborah Elias  (Elias Events)

Location: Room 233

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Event Technology, TSE-Event Management

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Rebuilding a Sales Team, Strategies for Building Strong Teams in Times of Transition

Moderator: Jennifer Perna  (Fulton Market Consulting)

Speakers: Margaret Brower  (Bonura Hospitality Group), Katie Gamble Fleury  (Ridgewells Catering), Heidi Brice  (Puff n Stuff)

Location: Room 207

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Sales & Marketing

Associations & Accrediting: ICA

Squad Goals - 5 Ways to Building an Unstoppable Dream Team of Vendors

Speaker: Terrica  (Cocktails & Details® / Terrica Inc.)

Location: Ocean Drive B

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Staff Development & Enrichment, CS-Business & Operations

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

The Audacious Transparency of Your Personal Brand

Speaker: Christina Matteucci  (David Beahm Experiences)

Location: Ballroom B

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: Bridge (speaks solidly to both caterers & event professionals), CS-Staff Development & Enrichment

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

The New Power of Hybrid Events

Speakers: Colja Dams  (VOK DAMS Worldwide), Claudia Koehler  (VOK DAMS Worldwide)

Location: Room 229

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Sales & Marketing, TSE-Event Management

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Toasts, Sandwiches & Sliders: The Perfect Serve

Speakers: Christine Hubbard  (Sodexo), Joseph Pina  (Sodexo)

Location: Ballroom C

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Culinary, CS-On-Premise Catering

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Jul 20 Tuesday | 11:00 am

Creating & Implementing an Effective Culinary Training Program

Speakers: Robert Mitchell  (Bold Catering & Design), Kris Reinhard  (Fifth Group Restaurants)

Location: Room 203

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Culinary, CS-Staff Development & Enrichment

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Designing and Producing Memorable Events

Speakers: Cayetano Uribe  (Cayetano y Mónica Decoraciones), Monica Sevilla  (Cayetano y Mónica Decoraciones)

Location: Room 231

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Design, TSE-Weddings

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Diversity and Inclusion Shine Through

Speaker: Amanda Ma  (Innovate Marketing Group)

Location: Room 228

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Event Management

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Everyone Can Write: Mastering Killer Content for an Online World

Speaker: Liese Gardner  (Liese Gardner Communications)

Location: Room 201

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Sales & Marketing

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Everything You Need To Know About Virtual/Hybrid Special Events

Speaker: Scott Frankel  (Animatic Media, LLC.)

Location: Room 233

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Event Technology

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

From Princess to Pilot Applied Communication Strategies for Maximum Impact

Speakers: Kate Patay  (Kate Patay Consulting), Bobby Dutton  (GMB6)

Location: Ballroom A

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Business & Professional Development, TSE-Sales & Marketing

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

How to Deal With Difficult People In Difficult Situations

Speaker: Barbara Khozam  (Barbara Khozam, Inc.)

Location: Ballroom B

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: Bridge (speaks solidly to both caterers & event professionals), TSE-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Hyper-Targeted Facebook & Instagram Ads For Wedding Pros

Speaker: Valerie McCartney  (Wedding Ads That Work)

Location: Room 229

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Weddings, TSE-Sales & Marketing

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Labor of Love: What No One Tells You About Starting and Maintaining a Venue

Speaker: Dixie Bagley  (The Farm, Rome GA)

Location: Room 237

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Weddings, TSE-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Rebound with Frank & Jen

Speakers: Jennifer Perna  (Fulton Market Consulting), Francisco Christian  (Taylored Hospitality Solutions)

Location: Room 209

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Business & Operations, CS-Sales & Marketing

Associations & Accrediting: ICA

Sweet Science: How To Create the Ultimate Chocolate Cake

Speaker: Ron Ben-Israel  (Ron Ben-Israel Cakes)

Location: Ballroom C

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Culinary

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

The Look Ahead: F+B Trends in the Post-Pandemic World

Speaker: Stavros  (M Culinary Concepts)

Location: Ocean Drive B

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Trends & Design, CS-Culinary

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Three Positive Perspectives as We Come Out of the Pandemic

Speakers: Russell Morin  (Russell Morin Catering and Events), Thomas McDowell  (Conneticutt Wedding Group), Robert Frungillo  (Frungillo Caterers)

Location: Room 207

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Business & Operations

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Jul 20 Tuesday | 1:00 pm

*!%$!!# TASTINGS - Balancing their Pain for Culinary & Operations with their Necessity for Sales

Speakers: Michael Bonura  (Bonura Hospitality Group), Margaret Brower  (Bonura Hospitality), Chip Olszewski  (Bonura Hospitality)

Location: Room 207

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Culinary, CS-Business & Operations

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Academic Event Professional – Sharing Experiences with your Campus Planning Peers

Speaker: Sally Webb  (Special Event Company)

Location: Room 231

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Breaking the Culinary Rules: Adding Cash—and Cache—to Your Menu Offerings

Speaker: Keith Lord  (Strateje Fourteen)

Location: Ballroom C

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Culinary

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Building Trust and Consistency Through Social Media Messaging + Engagement

Speaker: Aleya Harris  (Flourish Marketing)

Location: Room 229

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Sales & Marketing, TSE-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

CATER-AURANT: COVID Made Me Do It!

Speaker: Chef Winston Willams  (Catering CC Inc.)

Location: Room 209

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-On-Premise Catering, CS-Culinary

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Calling BS on Busy: Secrets of Time Management, Productivity + Organization

Speaker: Andrew Mellen  (Andrew Mellen, Inc.)

Location: Ballroom A

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Cause for Celebration

Moderator: Clint Upchurch  (independant)

Speakers: Kristin Banta  (Kristin Banta Events), David Merrell  (AOO Events), Stavros  (M Culinary Concepts)

Location: Ballroom B

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: Bridge (speaks solidly to both caterers & event professionals), TSE-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Five Days with the Mouse

Speaker: Michael Kloss  (Five Days with the Mouse to be a Better Event Planner)

Location: Room 228

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Event Management

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Hands-On: How To Create Visual Process Maps To Eliminate Waste And Increase Productivity. Part 2

Speaker: Roy Porter  (Engage-Works Inc.)

Location: Ocean Drive F

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Event Production, CS-Staff Development & Enrichment

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Harness the Power of Habit: How Smart Leaders Can Create Their Dream Team in 10 Minutes a Day (Or Less)

Speaker: Sharon Lipinski  (Habit Mastery Consulting)

Location: Room 233

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-C Level Executives, TSE-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

How I Went From Budget Brides to Luxury Weddings in Three Years (and how you can, too!)

Speaker: CeCe Todd  (CeCe Designs and Events)

Location: Room 237

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Weddings, TSE-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Love is Not Cancelled ~ Wedding Trends to Fall in Love With

Speakers: Robin Selden  (Marcia Selden Catering), Jeffrey Selden  (Marcia Selden Catering)

Location: Ocean Drive B

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Event Production, CS-Off-Premise Catering

Associations & Accrediting: ICA

No Blog, No Worries: How to earn qualified web traffic without a blog

Speaker: Christie Osborne  (Mountainside Media / Mountainsdie Bride / Aisle Society)

Location: Room 203

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Sales & Marketing

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

People, Passion & Purpose = Profits

Speaker: Brian Green  (By BrianGreen)

Location: Room 201

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Staff Development & Enrichment, CS-Business & Operations

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Jul 20 Tuesday | 2:30 pm

"Perfecting the Party" An in-depth Look into Guest Experiences

Speaker: Taylor Demartino  (DeMartino Design Group)

Location: Ballroom B

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: Bridge (speaks solidly to both caterers & event professionals), TSE-Design

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Beyond the Ballroom - Galas Reimagined

Speaker: Kaila Currie-Bartlett  (Fluid Events Inc.)

Location: Room 228

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Event Management

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Creating Order From Chaos: How to Organize and Optimize Your Photo Portfolio

Speaker: Julie Novack  (PartySlate)

Location: Ballroom A

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Business & Professional Development, TSE-Sales & Marketing

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

ENGAGE! Harnessing the Power of Video Marketing—and How to Do it Right

Speaker: Shakira Brown  (SMB Strategic Media LLC)

Location: Room 229

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Sales & Marketing, TSE-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Hire and Keep Resilient Employees to Navigate Change

Speaker: Deborah Gilboa, MD  (Ask Doctor G)

Location: Room 233

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-C Level Executives, TSE-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

How Community Partnerships Can Build (and SAVE) Your Business

Speaker: Abbey Duke  (Sugarsnap)

Location: Room 203

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Business & Operations, CS-Sales & Marketing

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

PANEL - Forecasting 2021 Food Costs and Menu Pricing

Speakers: Clint Elkins  (SB Value), Lon Lane  (Lon Lane's Inspired Occasions), Neal Green  (All Occasion Catering)

Location: Room 207

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Business & Operations

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Reinventing Catering: A Chef's Discussion

Speaker: Peter McCaffrey  (Certified Catering Consultants)

Location: Room 201

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Culinary, CS-Health & Safety

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Sticky Situations: How to deal with family drama and other things you aren't getting paid for

Speaker: Margaux Fraise  (Harmony Creative Studio)

Location: Room 237

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Weddings, TSE-Event Management

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

The Business of Food Displays

Speaker: Greg Taylor  (The Black Fox Co.)

Location: Ballroom C

Track: CS-Culinary, CS-Trends & Design

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Turn Your Clique Into a Tribe

Speaker: Fausto Pifferrer  (Blue Elephant Events and Catering)

Location: Room 209

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Staff Development & Enrichment

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Upselling and Cross-Selling - More Revenue with Less Effort

Speaker: Shannon Tarrant  (Wedding Venue Map)

Location: Room 231

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Sales & Marketing

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Your Brand is more than a Logo

Speaker: Alan Berg, CSP  (Wedding Business Solutions LLC)

Location: Ocean Drive B

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Sales & Marketing, CS-Business & Operations

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Jul 20 Tuesday | 4:00 pm

Chicken Soup for the Hospitality Industry 

Speaker: Barbara Brass  (Wolfgang Puck)

Location: Ballroom B

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: Bridge (speaks solidly to both caterers & event professionals)

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Complacency: The Enemy of a Successful Team

Speaker: Meryl Snow  (SnowStorm Solutions / Certified Catering Consultants)

Location: Ballroom A

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Get on the List (with Gifts!)

Speaker: Christopher Evan Taylor  (Chris Evans Events & Catering)

Location: Ocean Drive F

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-On-Premise Catering, CS-Business & Operations

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Helpers v Hustlers

Speaker: Karen Gordon  (Goodshuffle Pro)

Location: Room 229

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Sales & Marketing, TSE-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Not Your Typical F-oring (Freaking Boring) Virtual Event

Speaker: Adonica Coleman  (A2D Events)

Location: Room 233

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Event Technology, TSE-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Shaking Up an Industry That's Stirred

Speaker: Emily Ellyn  (Emily Ellyn Productions)

Location: Ballroom C

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Culinary, CS-Trends & Design

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

The BIG Pause...Same Team, New Dreams

Speaker: Rob Barber  (ATOMIC Design Inc)

Location: Room 231

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Design, TSE-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

The JEDI (Justice, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion) Lifestyle: A Discussion

Speakers: Jamie Quickert  (Grazziani Multimedia), Greg DeShields, CDE, CHE  (Tourism Diversity Matters), Brian Green  (By BrianGreen)

Location: Room 207

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Business & Operations, CS-Staff Development & Enrichment

The New Norm, Hybrid Mettings- How and Why

Speaker: Jordan Goodfellow  (GIGRENT)

Location: Room 228

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Event Management, TSE-Event Technology

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

The Reality of Planning a Wedding as a Desi Couple

Speaker: Shena Cherian  (DesiWeds)

Location: Room 237

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Weddings

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

The Union House: Catering in Union Environments

Speaker: Thomas Whelan  (Levy Convention Centers)

Location: Room 201

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Business & Operations, CS-On-Premise Catering

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Trendsetting Food Stations in our New Normal

Speaker: Syd Sexton  (Catering by Design)

Location: Ocean Drive B

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Event Production, CS-Off-Premise Catering

Associations & Accrediting: ICA

Well-Trained Staff- the Best Marketing & PR for your company

Speaker: Bob Pacanovky  (The Black Tie Experience)

Location: Room 203

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Staff Development & Enrichment, CS-Business & Operations

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

You Can Safely Serve Everyone Without Breaking the Bank!

Speaker: Lisa Cox  (www.gemcityfinefoods.com)

Location: Ocean Drive F

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Health & Safety, CS-Culinary

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Jul 20 Tuesday | 7:30 pm

Opening Night Party

Speaker: Showcasing Event  (Catersource + The Special Event)

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Premium Pass, TSE Premium Pass, Ticketed Event

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Jul 21 Wednesday | 9:00 am

Opening General Session

Speaker: Showcasing Event  (Catersource + The Special Event)

Keynote: Pablos Holman

Location: Main Stage

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass, Tradeshow Only Pass

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Jul 21 Wednesday | 10:30 am

Catersource Diced Competition: Get on Board!

Competitors: Joseph Pina  (Sodexo), Greg Taylor  (The Black Fox Co.), Chip Olszewski  (Bonura Hospitality), Christopher Evan Taylor  (Chris Evans Events & Catering)

Emcee: Emily Ellyn  (Emily Ellyn Productions)

Judges: Ron Ben-Israel  (Ron Ben-Israel Cakes), Robin Selden  (Marcia Selden Catering), Keith Lord  (Strateje Fourteen)

Location: Main Stage

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass, Tradeshow Only Pass

Track: CS-Culinary

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Systemic Retooling in 2022 & Beyond: Looking at the Future in Catering

Speakers: Margaret Teskey  (Taste Catering), Melissa Panico  (Taste Catering)

Location: Ignite Stage

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, Tradeshow Only Pass

Track: CS-Business & Operations, CS-Health & Safety

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Jul 21 Wednesday | 11:00 am

6 People You'll Meet in Your Inbox

Speaker: Terrica  (Cocktails & Details® / Terrica Inc.)

Location: Room 209

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Sales & Marketing

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Build a Modern Selling Strategy & Improve Performance

Speaker: Meryl Snow  (SnowStorm Solutions / Certified Catering Consultants)

Location: Room 229

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Sales & Marketing

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Building Forever Clients

Speaker: Jaime Peterson  (Saz's Hospitality Group)

Location: Room 203

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Sales & Marketing, CS-Staff Development & Enrichment

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Critical Leadership & Communication

Speaker: Kate Patay  (Patay Consulting)

Location: Ballroom A

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

David Merrell presents: The New Normal for Live Events

Speaker: David Merrell  (AOO Events)

Location: Ballroom B

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: Bridge (speaks solidly to both caterers & event professionals), CS-Event Production

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Delight in the Details

Speaker: Nanci Gandy  (Silverado Productions)

Location: Room 233

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Design, TSE-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Diversity and Inclusion: Making Everyone Feel Welcome

Speaker: Kathleen Zemaitis  (Z Inclusion)

Location: Room 228

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Event Management, TSE-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Hands-On Session: How To Execute Plated Service With Finesse, Speed And Accuracy! Six Different Methods!

Speakers: Roy Porter  (Engage-Works Inc.), Ron Knoll  (Engage Works)

Location: Ocean Drive F

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Off-Premise Catering, CS-Staff Development & Enrichment

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Intentional Culture Building - Activating Your Core Values

Speaker: Anthony Lambatos  (Footers Catering)

Location: Ocean Drive B

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Business & Operations, CS-Staff Development & Enrichment

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Podcasting for Profits

Speaker: Trish Simitakos  (Trish Star Events)

Location: Room 231

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Sales & Marketing, TSE-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Stop, Collaborate, and Listen: The Business of Million Dollar Events

Speakers: Jennifer Bertolino  (Levy Convention Centers), Thomas Whelan  (Levy Convention Centers)

Location: Room 207

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Business & Operations, CS-Sales & Marketing

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

UNLV Hospitality Catering Chef's Table: Teaching Virtual Cooking Events

Speakers: Candice Imam  (Harrah College of Hospitality, University of Nevada, Las Vegas), Mark Sandoval  (Harrah College of Hospitality, University of Nevada, Las Vegas), Stephanie Bogert  (Harrah College of Hospitality, University of Nevada, Las Vegas)

Location: Ballroom C

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Culinary, CS-Event Production

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

WEDDING DESIGN REIMAGINED | What to Expect in 2021

Speaker: Adrianne Harris  (Adrianne Harris Designs)

Location: Room 237

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Weddings

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Jul 21 Wednesday | 11:30 am

Email Exorcism - Stop Getting Ghosted On Your Replies!

Speaker: Alan Berg, CSP  (Wedding Business Solutions LLC)

Location: Ignite Stage

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, Tradeshow Only Pass

Track: CS-Sales & Marketing, CS-Business & Operations

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Jul 21 Wednesday | 12:30 pm

The Alchemy of Ayurveda

Speakers: Paul Seaman  (PJBJ, LLC), Beverly Jones  (PJBJ, LLC)

Location: Main Stage

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass, Tradeshow Only Pass

Track: CS-Culinary, CS-Sales & Marketing

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Jul 21 Wednesday | 1:00 pm

A Candid Conversation LIVE with Kate Patay

Speaker: Kate Patay  (Kate Patay Consulting)

Location: Room 237

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Addressing Food and Labor Challenges of Vegan Menu Concept Development

Speaker: Ronald Pickarski  (Eco-Cuisine)

Location: Ballroom C

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Culinary, CS-On-Premise Catering

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Cultivating Chefs to be Great Managers

Speaker: David Scott Peters  (David Scott Peters)

Location: Room 201

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Business & Operations, CS-Staff Development & Enrichment

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Elevate your 2021 Events with Florals

Speaker: CeCe Todd  (CeCe Designs and Events)

Location: Ocean Drive B

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Trends & Design, CS-Event Production

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Google Analytics & Your Marketing Strategy

Speaker: Christie Osborne  (Mountainside Media / Mountainsdie Bride / Aisle Society)

Location: Room 231

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Sales & Marketing

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

How to Master Your Fundraising Stage for Hybrid Audiences

Speaker: AJ Williams, CMP  (AJ Events)

Location: Room 207

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Event Production, CS-Business & Operations

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Leadership Strategies to Address Workplace Bias and Microaggressions

Speakers: Michael Testagrossa  (JMT Eventology), Nelandra Anselmo  (True Core Business Wellness)

Location: Room 209

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Staff Development & Enrichment, CS-Health & Safety

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Leading for Service Excellence

Speaker: Barbara Khozam  (Barbara Khozam, Inc.)

Location: Room 228

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Mindful Leadership Communications to Support a Sustainable, Diverse & Inclusive Environment

Speaker: Shakira Brown  (SMB Strategic Media LLC)

Location: Ballroom B

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: Bridge (speaks solidly to both caterers & event professionals), CS-Staff Development & Enrichment

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Mobilizing Your Vendor Team to Ensure Event Success

Speakers: Reuben Bell  (Blue Elephant Events and Catering), Suzi McMerty Shands  (Mintahoe Catering & Events)

Location: Room 203

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Business & Operations

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

New Revenue Streams for Your Wedding Business

Moderator: Meghan Ely  (OFD Consulting)

Panelists: Renee Dalo  (Moxie Bright Events), Kinsey Roberts  (She Creates Business), Aleya Harris  (Flourish Marketing), Michelle Loretta  (Sage Wedding Pros)

Location: Ballroom A

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Weddings

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Smart Selling - The Six Daily Tasks that Create High Performance Sales

Speaker: Renee Miner  (Empyrean Events and Catering)

Location: Ignite Stage

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, Tradeshow Only Pass

Track: CS-Sales & Marketing

Associations & Accrediting: ICA

The ROI of an Effective Final Details Meeting

Speaker: Shannon Tarrant  (Wedding Venue Map)

Location: Room 229

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Sales & Marketing

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

The Work-Life Relationship

Speaker: Daniela Grafman  (Vision Event Co)

Location: Room 233

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Jul 21 Wednesday | 1:30 pm

Hands on: Elevated Plating Techniques

Speaker: Keith Lord  (Strateje Fourteen)

Location: Ocean Drive F

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Culinary, CS-Trends & Design

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Saturday Night Live: Going Virtual Since 1975

Speaker: Kevin Molesworth, CSEP  (Brass Tacks Events / Celadore Creative)

Location: Ignite Stage

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass, Tradeshow Only Pass

Track: Bridge (speaks solidly to both caterers & event professionals), TSE-Event Technology

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Jul 21 Wednesday | 2:30 pm

Beyond Picture Perfect Diversity: How to Create a Sense of Inclusion

Speaker: Dima Ghawi  (Dima Ghawi, LLC.)

Location: Ballroom B

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: Bridge (speaks solidly to both caterers & event professionals), CS-Staff Development & Enrichment

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

But Do I Still Have To Wear A Mask?

Speaker: Julia Conway  (Assaggiare Mendocino, Inc)

Location: Room 201

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Health & Safety, CS-Event Production

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Customer Service: Did I Just Blow It?

Speaker: JC York  (Classic Entertainment / Wise Guys InterACTive)

Location: Ballroom A

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Delicate Delegating

Speaker: Angela Proffitt  (GSD Creative)

Location: Room 228

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Business & Professional Development, TSE-Sales & Marketing

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Family Owned Multiple Generations, How to Work Together & Survive!

Moderator: Joann Roth Oseary  (someone's in the kitchen)

Panelists: Warren Dietel  (Puff 'n Stuff Catering), David Lombardo  (Lombardos), Mary Crafts  (Culinary Crafts)

Location: Room 207

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Business & Operations

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

How To Conduct A Successful Event Site Inspection That Reduces Surprises & Discovers Upsell Opportunties!

Speaker: Roy Porter  (Engage-Works Inc.)

Location: Room 209

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Off-Premise Catering, CS-Business & Operations

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

In a Box, In a Bag, In the Air, On the Web

Speakers: Ron Ben-Israel  (Ron Ben-Israel Cakes), Robin Selden  (Marcia Selden Catering), Jeffrey Selden  (Marcia Selden Catering)

Location: Ocean Drive B

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Business & Operations, CS-Culinary

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Let your competition be cheaper!

Speaker: Karen Gordon  (Goodshuffle Pro)

Location: Room 229

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Sales & Marketing

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Planning a Destination Wedding A to Z

Speaker: Deborah Elias  (Elias Events)

Location: Room 233

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Weddings

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Podcasting for Pros in 2021

Speaker: Megan Gillikin  (A Southern Soiree/ The Planner's Vault/Weddings For Real Podcast)

Location: Room 203

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Sales & Marketing, CS-Business & Operations

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Small Plates, Big Return

Speaker: Emily Ellyn  (Emily Ellyn Productions)

Location: Ballroom C

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Culinary, CS-On-Premise Catering

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Social Media on Steroids: Guaranteed HUGE Results 100% Organically

Speaker: Dan Shinder  (Advanced Social Marketing)

Location: Room 231

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Sales & Marketing, TSE-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Special Event “Life Hacks”: Become Masters of Event Efficiency!

Speaker: Meredith Commender  (Significant Events of Texas)

Location: Room 237

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Event Management

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

The Game Changed: Selling Events Post COVID

Speaker: Meryl Snow  (SnowStorm Solutions / Certified Catering Consultants)

Location: Ignite Stage

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, Tradeshow Only Pass

Track: CS-Sales & Marketing, CS-Business & Operations

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Jul 21 Wednesday | 3:30 pm

Hands-on Dining Training Any Staff Can Master, Version 2.0!

Speaker: Bob Pacanovsky  (The Black Tie Experience)

Location: Ocean Drive F

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Event Production, CS-Health & Safety

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Jul 21 Wednesday | 4:00 pm

2021 Global Wedding Trends

Speaker: Meghan Ely  (OFD Consulting LLC)

Location: Ballroom B

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: Bridge (speaks solidly to both caterers & event professionals)

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

5 Steps to Embracing Your Competition and Growing Your Business

Speaker: Ryan Corvaia  (Dish Food & Events LLC)

Location: Room 203

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Sales & Marketing, CS-Business & Operations

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Achieving "Balance" – Myth or Reality?

Speaker: Tracey Fricke  (Occasion Designed)

Location: Room 237

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Health & Safety

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Blending Old Traditions for a Modern-Day Wedding Presented by Wedding Producer: Brit Bertino

Speaker: Brit Bertino  (Brit Bertino, event excellence)

Location: Room 233

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Weddings, TSE-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Defining Luxury on Your Own Terms

Speaker: Bron Hansboro  (The Flower Guy Bron)

Location: Ocean Drive B

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Business & Operations

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Executive's Look: Swinging Through COVID and Coming Out The Winner!

Speaker: Michael Bonura  (Bonura Hospitality Group)

Location: Room 209

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-On-Premise Catering, CS-Business & Operations

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Inheriting A New Team - How to Motivate Them To Success

Speaker: Michelle Durpetti  (Gene & Georgetti / Michelle Durpetti Events)

Location: Ballroom A

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Business & Professional Development, TSE-Event Management

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Miami Styled Food Stations

Speakers: Elgin Woodman  (Entertrain Chef Elgin), Ashley Deoleo  (Creative Freelance)

Location: Ballroom C

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Culinary, CS-Event Production

Spill the Tea with Jamie Lee (and Friends)

Speakers: Jamie Quickert  (Grazziani Multimedia), Roy Porter  (Engage-Works Inc.), Eliana Baucicault  (The B Collective), Fausto Pifferrer  (Blue Elephant Events and Catering)

Location: Room 207

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Staff Development & Enrichment

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Stop Playing it Safe: Torch Everything You Think You Know & Build a Badass Brand

Speaker: Rayna Wallen  (Lúnasa Events)

Location: Room 231

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Sales & Marketing, TSE-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

The Secret to Marketing in the New Decade

Speaker: Christopher Salem  (CRS Group Holdings, LLC)

Location: Room 229

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Sales & Marketing, TSE-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

You want to serve what for dinner?

Speakers: Darrin Roberts  (Claremont McKenna College), Armando Valenzuela  (Bon Appetit)

Location: Room 228

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Event Management, TSE-Design

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Jul 21 Wednesday | 6:30 pm

The Event Experience

Speaker: Showcasing Event  (Catersource + The Special Event)

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Premium Pass, TSE Premium Pass, Ticketed Event

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Jul 21 Wednesday | 9:30 pm

SEARCH's Annual Signature Event

Speaker: Showcasing Event  (Catersource + The Special Event)

Pass Type: Ticketed Event

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Jul 22 Thursday | 8:00 am

Michael Cerbelli's: The Hot List™ 2021

Speaker: Showcasing Event  (Catersource + The Special Event)

Location: Main Stage

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Premium Pass, Ticketed Event

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Jul 22 Thursday | 10:30 am

Build Your Team with Apps & Software

Speaker: Jamie Quickert  (Grazziani Multimedia)

Location: Ignite Stage

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass, Tradeshow Only Pass

Track: CS-Business & Operations, CS-Sales & Marketing

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Designing in a New World (Might Surprise You)

Speakers: Evan Carbotti  (Carbotti Experiences), Jordan Carbotti  (Carbotti Experiences), Ingrid Adolphs  (Carbotti Experiences)

Location: Main Stage

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: Bridge (speaks solidly to both caterers & event professionals), TSE-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Jul 22 Thursday | 11:00 am

A Candid Conversation LIVE with Meryl Snow

Speaker: Meryl Snow  (SnowStorm Solutions / Certified Catering Consultants)

Location: Room 201

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Sales & Marketing, CS-Business & Operations

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

A Candid Conversation LIVE with Ron Ben-Israel

Speaker: Ron Ben-Israel  (Ron Ben-Israel Cakes)

Location: Ocean Drive F

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Culinary

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

ABC's of Events & Safety

Speaker: Margie Haupt  (City of Riverside)

Location: Room 237

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Health & Safety

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Are You Tokenizing? How to Genuinely Market to LGBTQ+ Clients

Speaker: Brittny Drye  (Love Inc.)

Location: Room 203

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Business & Operations, CS-Sales & Marketing

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Cannabis Cuisine

Speaker: Brandon Allen  (Trichome Institute)

Location: Ballroom C

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Culinary, CS-Trends & Design

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Conversations that Convert Every Time: Influence & Persuasive Strategies to Create Powerfully Profitable Connections

Speaker: Shakira M. Brown  (SMB Strategic Media LLC)

Location: Ocean Drive B

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Staff Development & Enrichment, CS-Business & Operations

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Designing Inclusive Events

Speaker: Pawntra Shadab  (Elite Productions International)

Location: Room 231

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Design, TSE-Event Management

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Marketing Masters 2021: Effective Marketing Strategies for Wedding and Event Professionals

Speakers: Laura Cardo  (Kristin Banta Events), Julie Novack  (PartySlate), Jamie Quickert  (Graziani Multimedia)

Location: Room 228

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Sales & Marketing

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

PANEL - Maximizing + Increasing Catering Profits in 2021

Speakers: Clint Elkins  (SB Value), Lon Lane  (Lon Lane's Inspired Occasions), Anthony Lambatos  (Footers Catering), Robert Mitchell  (Bold Catering & Design)

Location: Room 207

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Business & Operations, CS-On-Premise Catering

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Pricing For Success: Lessons From An Economics Professor

Speaker: Kevin Molesworth, CSEP  (Brass Tacks Events)

Location: Room 233

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Business & Professional Development, TSE-C Level Executives

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Setting the Stage at Iconic Music Venues for Large-Scale Corporate Events

Speakers: Steve Hark  (Entourage Events Group), Nancy Jacobs  (Entourage Events Group)

Location: Room 209

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Event Production, CS-Culinary

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

The Secret to Successful Social Media Ads on a Tiny Budget

Speaker: Christie Osborne  (Mountainside Media / Mountainsdie Bride / Aisle Society)

Location: Room 229

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Sales & Marketing

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

The SheFactor: How to Shatter Glass Ceilings

Speaker: Heidi Ganahl  (SheFactor and Camp Bow Wow)

Location: Ballroom A

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Jul 22 Thursday | 11:45 am

Leadership Lunch

Chairperson: Showcasing Event  (Catersource + The Special Event)

Keynote: Christina Matteucci  (David Beahm Experiences)

Pass Type: Ticketed Event

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Jul 22 Thursday | 12:00 pm

How To Sell in Any Economy

Speaker: Stan Peake  (InSite Performance Coaching LTD)

Location: Main Stage

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: Bridge (speaks solidly to both caterers & event professionals), CS-Sales & Marketing

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Ignite Your Light: Networking for Introverts

Speaker: Paige Mejia  (Pyrotex)

Location: Ignite Stage

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass, Tradeshow Only Pass

Track: TSE-Business & Professional Development, TSE-Sales & Marketing

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Jul 22 Thursday | 1:00 pm

A Candid Conversation LIVE with Chef Emily Ellyn

Speaker: Emily Ellyn  (Emily Ellyn Productions)

Location: Ocean Drive F

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Culinary, CS-Trends & Design

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

A Candid Conversation LIVE with Marketing Masters

Speakers: Laura Cardo  (Kristin Banta Events), Julie Novack  (PartySlate), Jamie Quickert  (Graziani Multimedia)

Location: Room 233

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Sales & Marketing

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Connecting the Dots

Speaker: Kate Foster  (Hospitality Marketing Solutions, Inc)

Location: Room 228

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: CS-Sales & Marketing, CS-Business & Operations

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

From Grief to Greatness

Speaker: Peggy Kelley  (TIMELESS CELEBRATIONS)

Location: Ballroom A

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Love Reimagined! - Luxe Micro Weddings

Speakers: Kelly Spencer  (The Dogwood in the Grove / The Social Affair Catering + Event Design), Jody Cox  (An Affair to Remember)

Location: Room 207

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Event Production, CS-Business & Operations

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Me Talk Real Good: Strategies for Creating & Presenting Successful Sessions

Speaker: Stavros  (M Culinary Concepts)

Location: Room 209

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Staff Development & Enrichment, CS-Business & Operations

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Must See Event Technology Trends

Speaker: Scott Frankel  (Animatic Media, LLC.)

Location: Room 237

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Event Technology

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Offboarding for Success

Speaker: Renée Dalo  (Moxie Bright Events)

Location: Room 228

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Business & Professional Development, TSE-Sales & Marketing

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Portfolios and Personalities: The Art of Being Multifaceted

Speaker: Claire Friday  (Done By Friday)

Location: Room 229

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Sales & Marketing, TSE-C Level Executives

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Risk Management How-To: Made So Simple You Actually Have Time for It

Speaker: Holly Verbeck  (HeyChef! LLC)

Location: Room 201

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Health & Safety, CS-Business & Operations

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Sous Vide in the Field Kitchen

Speaker: Mark Ellis  (The Chef’s Table)

Location: Ballroom C

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Culinary

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

The DNA of Exquisite Events

Speakers: Cayetano Uribe  (Cayetano y Mónica Decoraciones), Monica Sevilla  (Cayetano y Mónica Decoraciones)

Location: Room 231

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Design, TSE-Weddings

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

The Evolution of Corporate Catering: Connecting with Generation Next

Speakers: Katie DeSimone  (Compass Group, Eurest), Michael Fiato  (Compass Group, Eurest)

Location: Room 203

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-On-Premise Catering, CS-Business & Operations

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

What's Your Creative Super Power?

Speakers: Robin Selden  (Marcia Selden Catering), Jeffrey Selden  (Marcia Selden Catering)

Location: Ocean Drive B

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Event Production, CS-Off-Premise Catering

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Jul 22 Thursday | 1:30 pm

LinkedIn Logic

Speaker: Kari Mirabal  (Kari Mirabal)

Location: Main Stage

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: Bridge (speaks solidly to both caterers & event professionals), CS-Sales & Marketing

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Jul 22 Thursday | 2:30 pm

"Sorry, Not Sorry" - How to Stop Over Apologizing and Feeling Guilty In Your Business

Speaker: Jennifer Trotter  (Lip Service Makeup)

Location: Room 229

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Business & Professional Development

A Candid Conversation LIVE with Warren Dietel

Speaker: Warren Dietel  (Puff 'n Stuff Catering)

Location: Room 201

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Business & Operations

Disruptive Marketing

Speaker: Gladys Mezrahi  (Indigo Events)

Location: Ballroom A

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Finding Venues Before They Have A "List"

Speaker: Shannon Tarrant  (Wedding Venue Map)

Location: Room 209

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Off-Premise Catering, CS-Sales & Marketing

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Flawless Event Execution: Industry Standards and Bonus Tips

Speaker: Jessa Feagins  (River Spirit Casino Resort)

Location: Room 237

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: CS-On-Premise Catering, CS-Staff Development & Enrichment

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Level Up! Don't just Play the Game--Compete!

Speakers: Alexandria Hammond  (GetPlated Catering), Keyon Hammond  (GetPlated Catering)

Location: Room 203

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Business & Operations, CS-Off-Premise Catering

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Social Media Makeover

Speaker: Rob Ferre  (Life of the Party Entertainment)

Location: Room 233

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Sales & Marketing, TSE-Weddings

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Styled Shoot Success: How to Execute a Shoot that will Pay Off for Years to Come

Speaker: Margaux Fraise  (Harmony Creative Studio)

Location: Ocean Drive B

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Sales & Marketing, CS-Trends & Design

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

The Editorial Edge: Getting Published in these Times

Speakers: Brittny Drye  (Love Inc.), Eliana Baucicault  (The B Collective), Kunbi Odubogun  (Perfete), Anna Coats  (Marry Me Tampa Bay), Jessica Bishop  (The Budget Savvy Bride)

Location: Room 207

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Sales & Marketing, CS-Trends & Design

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Top Lessons I Learned from My Own Designs

Speaker: Eddie Zaratsian  (Eddie Zaratsian Lifestyle & Design)

Location: Room 231

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Design, TSE-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Jul 22 Thursday | 3:00 pm

How to Be BOLD in 2021

Speaker: David Tutera  (David Tutera)

Location: Main Stage

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass, Tradeshow Only Pass

Track: Bridge (speaks solidly to both caterers & event professionals), CS-Staff Development & Enrichment

Jul 22 Thursday | 4:00 pm

"If You Confuse, You Lose" Make Service Experiential!

Speakers: Deborah Thomas CDP CSEP Emeritus  (School for the Service Arts LLC), Bill Hansen  (Bill Hansen Catering and Event Production LLC), Alice Conway CHEP CSEP Emeritus  (AC Event and Hospitality Institute LLC)

Location: Ocean Drive B

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Staff Development & Enrichment, CS-Off-Premise Catering

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Social Media Ads for Busy Event Pros

Speaker: Christie Osborne  (Mountainside Media / Mountainside Bride / Aisle Society)

Location: Room 207

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Sales & Marketing

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

The Balance of Market Growth and Brand Consistency

Speaker: Nora Sheils  (Rock Paper Coin)

Location: Room 203

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Business & Operations, CS-Sales & Marketing

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Jul 22 Thursday | 4:15 pm

A Candid Conversation LIVE with David Tutera

Speaker: David Tutera  (David Tutera)

Location: Ocean Drive F

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: Bridge (speaks solidly to both caterers & event professionals), CS-Trends & Design

Jul 22 Thursday | 7:30 pm

Closing Night Party – An Industry Celebration

Speaker: Showcasing Event  (Catersource + The Special Event)

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Premium Pass, TSE Premium Pass, Ticketed Event

Associations & Accrediting: CMP