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May 02 Monday | 12:45 pm

Los Angeles Venue & Culinary Tour

Location: Los Angeles, Here We Come!

Pass Type: Ticketed Event

Track : CS-Culinary, TSE-Event Management

May 02 Monday | 7:30 pm

Connect Live

Speaker: Showcasing Event  (Catersource + The Special Event)

Location: The Ranch Restaurant & Saloon

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

May 03 Tuesday | 7:45 am

CS+TSE Welcome 2022!

Speakers: Kathleen Stoehr  (Informa Connect Catersource + The Special Event), Tara Melingonis  (Informa Connect Catersource + The Special Event), Rob Ferre  (Rob Ferre)

Location: 257 + networking area

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

Track : CS+TSE Bridge

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

May 03 Tuesday | 8:30 am

1 + 1 = 4? (Adding Food Safety to the Customer Experience Can Enhance Your Bottom Line)

Speakers: Bob Pacanovsky  (Black Tie Experience), Tracy Stuckrath  (thrive! meetings & events)

Location: 255

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

Track : CS-Health & Safety, CS-Food Biz

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Are Your Staff Hospitalitarians? Add Passion to Your Bottom Line!

Speakers: Deborah Thomas, CSEP Emeritus  (School for the Service Arts), Bill Hansen  (Bill Hansen Catering), Craig Tolliver  (Craig's Crew)

Location: 261

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

Track : CS-Off-Premise Catering, CS-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accreditations: LCA, CMP

Breakfast! It's Not Just For Breakfast Anymore!

Speaker: Joseph Pina  (Sodexo)

Location: Culinary Experience Stage

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

Track : CS-Culinary

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Building a Team Back!

Speaker: Cindy Novotny  (Master Connection Associates)

Location: 158

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

Track : CS+TSE Bridge

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Connections Academy: Tips on becoming a networking honor student

Speaker: Rob Ferre  (Rob Ferre)

Location: 163

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

Track : TSE-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

How To Wow with Event Trends & Technology

Speaker: Deborah Elias, CSEP, CMP, CIS  (Elias Events)

Location: 257

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

Track : CS-Trends & Design, CS-Events

Associations & Accreditations: CMP, CSEP

Is Your Website Past its Shelf Life?

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

Location: 260

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

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

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Leading the Scene by Keeping It Green

Speakers: Dana Buchanan  (Primal Alchemy), Paul Buchanan  (Primal Alchemy)

Location: 251

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

Track : CS-Health & Safety, CS-Culinary

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Technically Not a "Techy" Person

Speaker: Karen Gordon  (Goodshuffle Pro)

Location: 162

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

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

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

The Power of Wedding Planner Relationships

Speaker: Amber Anderson  (Refine for Wedding Planners)

Location: 154

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

Track : TSE-Wedding, TSE-Sales & Marketing

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Vanquish the Villains on Your Entrepreneur Hero's Journey: What's stopping you from reaching your business' happily ever after?

Speaker: Aleya Harris  (Flourish Marketing)

Location: 156

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 & Accreditations: CMP

What To Do With Events When Fundraising Events are the Only Thing We are not Allowed To Do... Lessons Learned and the New Way Forward

Speaker: Meagan O'Flaherty  (Hackensack Meridian Health Foundation)

Location: 161

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

Track : TSE-Event Management, TSE-Event Safety & Technology

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

What's Trending in Floral Design?

Speakers: Liza Roeser  (FiftyFlowers), Derek Woodruff  (Syndicate Sales)

Location: 152

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

Track : TSE-Design, TSE-Wedding

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Why Do My Competitors Have More Reviews Than Me?

Speaker: Joshua Feinbloom  (Joshua Charles Catering)

Location: 263

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

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

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Workers Comp 101: Simply Master Your Company's Claims Management and Love It, Too

Speaker: Holly Verbeck  (HeyChef! LLC)

Location: 160

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

Track : TSE-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

May 03 Tuesday | 10:00 am

"Caterers, Assemble!" – Tantalizing Trends, Clever Concepts, Inspired Interactivity

Speaker: Michael Stavros  (M Culinary Concepts)

Location: 257

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

Track : CS-Culinary, CS-Trends & Design

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Branding vs Marketing: Are you Ready to Change?

Speaker: Jaclyn Watson  (Jaclyn Watson Events)

Location: 160

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 & Accreditations: CMP

Customer Service Culture: A Leadership Approach to Achieving Revenue Growth

Speaker: Chuck Salem  (Unique Venues / Event Guru Software)

Location: 162

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

Track : TSE-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Decoding Client Inquiries

Speaker: Margaux Fraise  (Harmony Creative Studio)

Location: 163

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

Track : TSE-Sales & Marketing

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Elevating Catering in Corporate Meetings

Speaker: Thomas Whelan  (Levy Restaurants)

Location: 256

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

Track : CS-Trends & Design, CS-Culinary

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

From Grazing Boards to Grab & Go - How to Launch a Winning Drop Off Catering Product

Speaker: Ryan Corvaia  (Dish Food & Events)

Location: 255

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

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

Associations & Accreditations: ICA, CMP

Gamification of Events and Festivals

Speaker: Ijaz Jamal  (George Brown College)

Location: 152

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

Track : TSE-Design, TSE-Event Management

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

How to Master Online Writing & Get More Sales

Speaker: Liese Gardner  (Liese Gardner Communications)

Location: 161

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

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

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

How to Run an Engaging Weekly Sales Meeting

Speaker: Margaret Brower  (Rainmaker Sales & Marketing Group)

Location: 263

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

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

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Objection Handling & Power Negotiating

Speaker: Cindy Novotny  (Master Connection Associates)

Location: 158

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

Track : CS+TSE Bridge

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Rethink Your Staffing Strategy: Practical ways to navigate ongoing labor shortages

Panelists: Leslie LaSorsa  (Crave Catering), John Crisafulli  (Behind the Scenes Catering), Cathy Hardin  (Instawork)

Location: 261

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

Track : CS-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accreditations: LCA, CMP

Serving up Staff: Optimize Business with Better People Operations

Speakers: Maxwell Chapman  (Nowsta), Anthony Lambatos  (Footers Catering), Jeff Ware  (Catering by Michaels), Steve Sanchez  (The JDK Group)

Location: 258

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

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

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Staying Relevant as an Event Professional in a Fast-Paced World

Speaker: CeCe Todd  (CeCe Designs LLC)

Location: 151

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

Track : TSE-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Superstar Short Plates

Speakers: Joanne Purnell  (Good Grac!ous Events), Jennie Cook  (Jennie Cooks Catering Co/Plant Based Parties)

Location: Culinary Experience Stage

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

Track : CS-Culinary

Associations & Accreditations: ICA, CMP

The Sought After New Kid on the Block

Speakers: Elle Bronson  (Elle Inspired Productions), Chris Taylor  (Chris Evans Events and Catering)

Location: 260

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

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

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

The You Experience: Creating a Dynamic Client Experience that Makes Them Want to Get Married Twice

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

Location: 154

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

Track : TSE-Wedding, TSE-Event Management

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Upsell Your Event with Bespoke Buffets

Speaker: Boris Seymore  (BDS Catering & Productions)

Location: 251

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

Track : CS-Culinary, CS-Events

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

May 03 Tuesday | 11:15 am

Anticipating the Worst: Crisis Planning for Your Events

Speakers: Jamie Quickert  (AllSeated), Mark Catuogno  (Coiled)

Location: 151

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

Track : TSE-Event Safety & Technology

Associations & Accreditations: CMP, CSEP

Building Successful Partnerships Between Venue Partners & Caterers

Speakers: Beth Bracco  (Blue Plate Catering), Ellyn Nugent  (Field Museum)

Location: 258

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 & Accreditations: LCA, CMP

Building Systems and Shifting Mindsets for Success

Speaker: Talia Rogers  (Talia Felicia Events + Design)

Location: 160

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 & Accreditations: CMP

DE&I: What Does F&B Have to Do With It?

Speaker: Tracy Stuckrath  (thrive! meetings & events)

Location: 257

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

Track : CS+TSE Bridge, CS-Trends & Design

Associations & Accreditations: CMP, CSEP

Disrupt without Disruption

Speakers: Cristian Hernandez  (Rosendale Events), Rich Rosendale  (Rosendale Events)

Location: 255

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

Track : CS-On-Premise Catering, CS-Food Biz

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Event Pros: Personal Pandemic Wedding Planning Lessons

Panelists: Barbara Moore  (Big Head Cartoon Caricature Art & Entertainment), Kate Patay  (Patay Consulting), Erika Kulovitz  (akire productions), David Lombardo  (Lombardo's), Judy Belcher, CSEP  (Sheraton Commander)

Location: 154

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

Track : TSE-Wedding, TSE-Event Management

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Grow Your Sales - NOW 


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

Location: 260

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

Track : CS-Sales & Marketing

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Ignite Your Light: Networking for Introverts

Speaker: Paige Mejia  (Pyrotex)

Location: 162

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 & Accreditations: CMP

Infuse Your Business Profits with CBD

Speaker: Nettie Frank  (Silver Whisk)

Location: Culinary Experience Stage

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

Track : CS-Culinary, CS-Health & Safety

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Intuition in Business

Speaker: Jan Levie  (Handy Entertainment)

Location: 163

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 & Accreditations: CMP

Lighting Terms and Techniques: WTF is a Digital Gobo?

Speaker: Jeremy Martorano  (Karma Event Productions)

Location: 152

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

Track : TSE-Design, TSE-Event Safety & Technology

Associations & Accreditations: CMP, CSEP

Luxury is a State of Mind

Speakers: Robin Selden  (Marcia Selden Catering), David Beahm  (David Beahm Experiences)

Location: 158

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

Track : CS+TSE Bridge

Associations & Accreditations: LCA, CMP

Reimagining Your Core Planning Team - Strategic and $$$ Success

Speakers: Brian Acheson, CSEP  (VIP Events, Inc.), Terry Singleton, CSEP, CDMP  (CCP Meetings & Events)

Location: 161

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 & Accreditations: CMP

Spare a Square? The Business Value of Collaboration

Speaker: Rob Barber  (ATOMIC)

Location: 156

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

Track : TSE-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Stay Relevant! Foster Creativity & Innovation to Thrive, Grow & Keep Pace with Change

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

Location: 261

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

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

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Surviving and Thriving in The Ever-Changing Event World

Speaker: Fausto Pifferrer  (Blue Elephant Events and Catering)

Location: 263

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

Track : CS-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accreditations: ICA, CMP

May 03 Tuesday | 12:00 pm

Food Truck Roundup

Speaker: Showcasing Event  (Catersource + The Special Event)

Location: Arena Plaza

May 03 Tuesday | 1:15 pm

Analytics with Impact: Turning Your Data into Action

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

Location: 163

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

Track : TSE-Sales & Marketing

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Building Better Relationships Between Event Planners and Vendors

Speaker: Meredith Commender  (Significant Events of Texas)

Location: 160

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 & Accreditations: CMP, CSEP

Cannabis Drinks - A new and exciting way to experience weed

Speaker: Dan Braunstein  (Grassfed)

Location: 255

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

Track : CS-Culinary, CS-Events

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Change The Way You Think of ROI

Speaker: Yinka Freeman  (Triple Pocket Events)

Location: 156

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

Track : TSE-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accreditations: CMP, CSEP

Collections: Successfully Recovering Funds from Small Claims to MC/Visa Arbitration

Speaker: Holly Verbeck  (HeyChef! LLC)

Location: 256

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

Track : CS-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Custom Fabricated Pieces that Become Event Focal Points

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

Location: 161

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

Track : TSE-Design, TSE-Wedding

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

EVENTS 3.0 - A Candid Conversation about the Future of Events - Strategies, Marketing, New Business & Immersive Experiences in the Metaverse

Speakers: Alicia Schiro  (Aced It Events), Elaine Pofeldt  (Elaine Pofeldt)

Location: 162

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 & Accreditations: CMP

Floral Forecast: Looking Ahead at Industry Shifts + Trends

Speaker: Bron Hansboro  (The Flower Guy Bron)

Location: 152

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

Track : TSE-Design, TSE-Wedding

Associations & Accreditations: CMP, CSEP

How Do I Get Published? Preparing Effective Submissions for Publication

Speaker: Reuben Bell  (Blue Elephant Events and Catering)

Location: 258

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

Track : CS-Sales & Marketing

Associations & Accreditations: LCA, CMP

Inspire Your Sales Process with Innovation

Speakers: Colbert Callen  (Footers Catering), Stephanie Zemler  (Footers Catering)

Location: 260

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

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

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

It's the Year of the Bride | 2023 Bridal Fashion Edition

Speaker: Adrianne Harris  (Adrianne Harris)

Location: 158

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

Track : CS+TSE Bridge

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Managing Emotions & Thriving Under Pressure

Speaker: Barbara Khozam  (Barbara Khozam, Inc.)

Location: 261

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

Track : CS-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Plating Master Series: Part 2 - On the Line Plating

Speakers: Roy Porter  (Engage Works Inc.), Jason Sutton  (Footers Catering at Social Capitol), Greg Shapiro  (Stratəjē Fourteen), Keith Lord  (Stratəjē Fourteen), Ron Knoll  (Engage Works), Bryce Cherven  (Strateje Fourteen)

Location: 251

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

Track : CS-Culinary

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Rock That Stage: What Does it Take to Become a Speaker?

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

Location: 151

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

Track : TSE-Sales & Marketing

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Starting Your Own Event Business, How Event Businesses are Changing

Panelists: Grace Gittinger, DES  (GG & CO.), Chrissy Thompson, DES  (Dynamo Events), Erin Branham, CSEP  (A2 Events)

Location: 154

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

Track : TSE-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Unique & Unconventional Serving Styles for Caterers

Speaker: Jeanelle Powery  (Choctaw Casino & Resort)

Location: Culinary Experience Stage

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

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

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Value vs. Market: How to Competitively Price Your Services & Make a Profit

Speaker: Greg Taylor  (The Black Fox Co.)

Location: 263

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

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

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

May 03 Tuesday | 2:30 pm

Book More Business with Social Media: How to Use the 7 Abundance Keys to Turn Followers into Dollars

Speaker: Aleya Harris  (Flourish Marketing)

Location: 263

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

Track : CS-Sales & Marketing

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

David Merrell Presents: Designing Events in this New COVID Reality!

Speakers: David Merrell  (AOO Events, Inc.), Jaka Jaiteh  (AOO Events, Inc.)

Location: 158

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

Track : CS+TSE Bridge

Associations & Accreditations: CMP, CSEP

Directors of Sales - We are Back!

Moderator: Jennifer Perna  (Fulton Market Consulting)

Panelist: Margaret Brower  (Rainmaker Sales & Marketing Group)

Speakers: Steve Sanchez  (The JDK Group), Elise Luna  (24 Carrots)

Location: 260

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

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

Associations & Accreditations: ICA, CMP

Focused Sales Activity = Positive Sales Performance

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

Location: 162

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

Track : TSE-Sales & Marketing

Associations & Accreditations: LCA, CMP

Memorable Experiences Through Re-Imagined Catering

Speaker: Stella Rankin  (Pinch Food Design)

Location: 257

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

Track : CS-Culinary, CS-Trends & Design

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

New Fundamentals for Events & Marketing

Speakers: Colja Dams  (VOK DAMS Events & Live Marketing worldwide), Claudia Koehler  (VOK DAMS Agency for Events & Live Marketing worldwide)

Location: 163

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

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

Associations & Accreditations: CMP, CSEP

No Pastry Chef? No Problem.

Speakers: Robert Mitchell  (Bold Catering & Design), Deanna Johnson  (Bold Events)

Location: Culinary Experience Stage

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

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

Associations & Accreditations: LCA, CMP

Pauline Parry Booksigning

Speaker: Pauline Parry  (Good Gracious! Events)

Location: Breakpoint Books

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, Exhibit Hall Only Pass, Exhibit Hall Pass Plus, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Sidetrack Team Burnout: Hone Your Coaching Skills to Motivate Your Staff & Improve Operations

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

Location: 160

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 & Accreditations: CMP

Sustainability Think Tank

Speakers: Michael Dwork  (VerTerra), Art Menchaca  (The RK Group), Michael Stavros  (M Culinary Concepts), Peter Lentz  (Elegant Affairs Caterers)

Location: 261

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

Track : CS-Business & Professional Development, CS-Food Biz

Associations & Accreditations: LCA, CMP

The 'Festivalization' of Events: Adapting Festival Tactics & Technology to Enhance Corporate Events

Speaker: Kevin Brewer  (LEO Events)

Location: 151

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

Track : TSE-Design

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

The Benefits of Leading with Empathy

Speaker: Brian Green  (By BrianGreen)

Location: 258

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

Track : CS-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

The Secret to Creating an Extraordinary Experience with Your Customers

Speaker: Christopher Salem  (CRS Group Holdings, LLC)

Location: 161

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 & Accreditations: CMP

The Strategy Is NOT the Plan

Speaker: Tisha Holman  (Mind Your Business, LLC)

Location: 152

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 & Accreditations: CMP

Time for a Tune-up: Staying Competitive with Strategic Business Updates

Moderator: Meghan Ely  (OFD Consulting LLC)

Panelists: Jen Taylor  (Jen Taylor Consulting), Leah Weinberg  (Color Pop Events), Christie Osborne  (Mountainside Media)

Location: 154

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

Track : TSE-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Venue Opportunities for Caterers in the Post Covid Era

Speaker: Carl Sacks  (Leading Caterers of America)

Location: 255

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

Track : CS-On-Premise Catering, CS-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accreditations: LCA, CMP

Vetting Your Clients: Stop Wasting Time with Clients That Don't Fit

Speaker: CeCe Todd  (CeCe Designs, LLC)

Location: 156

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

Track : TSE-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

WTF?! – 7 Cultural Changes that Matter

Speaker: Chris Dyer  (Chris Dyer)

Location: 256

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

Track : CS-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

May 03 Tuesday | 3:15 pm

Plating Master Series: Part 3 - How To Execute Plated Service With Finesse, Speed & Accuracy - Six Different Methods!

Speakers: Roy Porter  (Engage Works Inc.), Keith Lord  (Stratəjē Fourteen), Greg Shapiro  (Stratəjē Fourteen), Ron Knoll  (Engage Works), Bryce Cherven  (Strateje Fourteen)

Location: 251

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

Track : CS-Culinary

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

May 03 Tuesday | 4:00 pm

2022/2023 Global Wedding Trends

Speaker: Brian Green  (By BrianGreen)

Location: 152

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

Track : TSE-Wedding, TSE-Design

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Build a Bridge...Not a Gap

Speaker: Peggy Kelley  (TIMELESS CELEBRATIONS)

Location: 151

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

Track : TSE-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Culinary Supply Chain for Caterers, Stability through Farm Partnerships

Speaker: Nicholas Walker  (Cobb Galleria Centre & Cobb Performing Arts Centre)

Location: 255

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

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

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Did You Really Meme That? How to Influence, Engage & Lead With Emotional Intelligence in the Modern World

Speakers: Pawntra Shadab, CTA, CIS, CITP  (Elite Productions International), Shannon Jones, CMP  (Destination South Meetings and Events)

Location: 156

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

Track : TSE-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

From Princess to Pilot: Applied Communication Strategies for Maximum Impact

Speakers: Kate Patay  (Patay Consulting), Bobby Dutton  (GBM6)

Location: 160

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

Track : TSE-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

How to Deal with Difficult People & Customers

Speaker: Barbara Khozam  (Barbara Khozam, Inc.)

Location: 162

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

Track : TSE-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Know Thy Numbers: Data-driven Marketing for Caterers

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

Location: 256

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

Track : CS-Sales & Marketing

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

New Building with High Expectations - On Premise Catering at SoFi Stadium

Speaker: Monique Boyd  (Legends Hospitality at SoFi Stadium)

Location: 258

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

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

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Perfect is the Enemy of Profit

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

Location: 260

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

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

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Selling Old School Really Does Work

Speaker: Geoffrey Barker  (Simply Fresh Events)

Location: 263

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

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

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Shake Things Up!

Speakers: Jeffrey Selden  (Marcia Selden Catering), Justin Pasha  (The Cup Bearer)

Location: Culinary Experience Stage

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

Track : CS-Culinary, CS-Events

Associations & Accreditations: LCA, CMP

Small Weddings; Big Business

Speaker: Gretchen Culver  (Rocket Science Events)

Location: 257

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

Track : CS-Events, CS-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

State of the Industry: Workplace Culture

Speaker: Anthony Lambatos  (Footers Catering)

Location: 158

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

Track : CS+TSE Bridge

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Swipe Right: Becoming Irresistible to Your Ideal Client

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

Location: 261

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

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

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Using the Power of Storytelling to Get to the "YES, Where Do We Sign?"

Speaker: Bobbi Brinkman  (Bobbi Brinkman Photography)

Location: 161

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 & Accreditations: CMP

What Luxury Wedding Clients Really Want

Speaker: Paulina Corvi  (Events by Paulina)

Location: 154

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

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

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

May 03 Tuesday | 6:00 pm

ACE & Gala Awards

Speaker: Showcasing Event  (Catersource + The Special Event)

Location: Muckenthaler Cultural Center

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

May 03 Tuesday | 7:00 pm

Opening Night Party

Speaker: Showcasing Event  (Catersource + The Special Event)

Location: Muckenthaler Cultural Center

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

May 04 Wednesday | 9:00 am

Opening General Session with Keynote Christina Matteucci

Speaker: Showcasing Event  (Catersource + The Special Event)

Location: Culinary & Keynote Stage

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, Exhibit Hall Only Pass, Exhibit Hall Pass Plus, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

May 04 Wednesday | 10:00 am

Exhibit Hall

Location: Anaheim Convention Center - North Hall

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

May 04 Wednesday | 10:30 am

Double Your Google Reviews in 2022

Speaker: Graham Anderson  (Kenect)

Location: Ignite Stage

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, Exhibit Hall Only Pass, Exhibit Hall Pass Plus, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track : CS-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

May 04 Wednesday | 11:00 am

DICED Competition

Competitors: Conner Black  (Footers Catering), Mike Bicocchi  (Elegant Affairs Caterers), Deanna Johnson  (Bold Events), Brenda Backal  (Bback4more LLC / BB's Kitchen), Bryce Cherven  (Strateje Fourteen), Jeanelle Powery  (Choctaw Casino & Resort)

Emcee: Robin Selden  (Marcia Selden Catering)

Judges: Chris Taylor  (Chris Evans Events and Catering), DuVal Warner  (Ranch 45), Christina Matteucci  (David Beahm Design)

Location: Culinary & Keynote Stage

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, Exhibit Hall Only Pass, Exhibit Hall Pass Plus, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track : CS+TSE Bridge, CS-Culinary

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

May 04 Wednesday | 1:00 pm

A Candid Conversation LIVE on Mental Illness in the Event Industry

Moderator: Charessa Sawyer, LMSW, CMP  (Event Therapy Network)

Panelists: Fausto Pifferrer  (Blue Elephant Events and Catering), Reuben Bell  (Blue Elephant Events and Catering), Melissa Tibben  (Total Party Planner), Terrica  (Cocktails & Details® / Terrica Inc.), Suzi McMerty Shands  (Mintahoe Catering & Events)

Location: 258

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

Track : CS+TSE Bridge, CS-Health & Safety

Associations & Accreditations: ICA, CMP

Building an Elite Team

Panelists: Liza Roeser  (FiftyFlowers), Julie Novack  (PartySlate), Norm Bennett  (24 Carrots)

Location: 163

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

Track : TSE-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Clean Slate: Reinventing Yourself to Keep Up with the Ever-Evolving Wedding Industry

Panelists: Bron Hansboro  (The Flower Guy Bron), Gretchen Culver  (Rocket Science Events), Renee Sabo  (Urban Soiree), Margaux Fraise  (Harmony Creative Studio), Dana Kadwell  (Hustle + Gather)

Location: 154

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

Track : TSE-Wedding

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Custom Food Presentations Uniquely Enhanced by Design

Speaker: Syd Sexton  (Catering By Design)

Location: 257

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

Track : CS-Trends & Design, CS-Off-Premise Catering

Associations & Accreditations: ICA, CMP

Dazzle Your Virtual Audiences with Gamification

Speaker: Rob Ferre  (Rob Ferre)

Location: 162

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

Track : TSE-Event Safety & Technology, TSE-Design

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Everything You Need to Know About the Pandemic's Impact on Food Costs + Menu Pricing

Speakers: Clint Elkins  (SB Value), Robert Mitchell  (Bold Catering & Design), Steve Sanchez  (The JDK Group)

Location: 261

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

Track : CS-Food Biz, CS-Culinary

Associations & Accreditations: CMP, CSEP

Ghost Kitchens: Will They Help Or Hurt Your Business? What to Know Now

Speaker: Holly Verbeck  (HeyChef! LLC)

Location: 256

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

Track : CS-Food Biz, CS-Culinary

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Jedi Mind Tricks: Harness the Power of Communication to Lead Clients to Magically See Things Your Way

Speaker: Jennifer Trotter  (Lip Service Makeup)

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

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

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Leaving Money on the Table for Off-Premise Catering: Maximizing Your Profits & Your Bottom Line

Speaker: Peter Lentz  (Elegant Affairs Caterers)

Location: 251

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

Track : CS-Off-Premise Catering, CS-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accreditations: LCA, CMP

Mastering Tough Conversations

Speaker: Chris Dyer  (Chris Dyer)

Location: 158

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

Track : CS+TSE Bridge

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Old Dogs; New Tricks!

Moderator: Joann Roth-Oseary  (Someone's in the Kitchen)

Panelists: David Lombardo  (Lombardo's), Thuy Diep, CGSP, DMCP, CSEP  (Haute), Larry Green  (IEP), Patrick McMichael, CSEP  (Denow & Doyle Entertainment Group)

Location: 156

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

Track : TSE-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Partial Planning is a Myth: How to sell clients on custom packages

Speaker: Renee Dalo  (Moxie Bright Events)

Location: 151

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

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

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Stop Selling Food & Start Selling the Experience!

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

Location: 260

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

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

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Taking Advantage of Tech: Downloading the Update Your Event Company Needs

Speaker: Kevin Dennis  (Fantasy Sound Event Services)

Location: 161

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

Track : TSE-Event Safety & Technology

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Tech Security 101: Protect your business + your peace of mind

Speaker: Elizabeth Sheils  (Rock Paper Coin)

Location: 160

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

Track : TSE-Event Safety & Technology

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Ten Selling Mistakes You Don't Know That You're Making

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

Location: 255

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

Track : CS-Sales & Marketing

Associations & Accreditations: LCA, CMP

You're Losing Money! Control Your Costs with 8 Easy Steps

Speaker: Dean Mistretta  (Johnson & Wales University)

Location: 263

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

Track : CS-Food Biz, CS-Off-Premise Catering

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Your Geography Does Not Define You

Speaker: Meredith Ryncarz  (The Restart Specialist)

Location: 152

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

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

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

May 04 Wednesday | 1:30 pm

The Butcher Shop

Speakers: Pam Schwartz  (Ranch 45 Local Provisions), Aron Schwartz  (Ranch 45 Local Provisions)

Location: Culinary & Keynote Stage

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

Track : CS-Culinary, CS-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

May 04 Wednesday | 2:00 pm

Sarah Noll Wilson Booksigning

Speaker: Sarah Noll Wilson  (Sarah Noll Wilson, Inc.)

Location: Breakpoint Books

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, Exhibit Hall Only Pass, Exhibit Hall Pass Plus, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

May 04 Wednesday | 2:30 pm

"Your Invitation to the Cookout"

Speakers: Elle Bronson  (Elle Inspired Productions), Chris Taylor  (Chris Evans Events and Catering)

Location: 260

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

Track : CS-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

A Candid Conversation with the Event Therapy™️ Lounge

Speaker: Charessa Sawyer, LMSW, CMP  (Event Therapy Network)

Location: 258

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

Track : CS+TSE Bridge, CS-Health & Safety

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

BEO "Rethink": Embedding Sustainability from Planning Stages

Speakers: Aurora Dawn Benton  (Astrapto LLC), Molly Crouch  (Sodexo Live!)

Location: 152

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

Track : CS-Events, CS-Sales & Marketing

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Be Picky, because Details Matter!

Speaker: Kristi DePew  (Eclipse Event Co.)

Location: 160

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

Track : TSE-Wedding

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Cannabis & Hospitality - How to Safely & Legally Incorporate Cannabis in Events

Speaker: Tomer Grassiani  (Grassfed)

Location: 163

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

Track : TSE-Event Safety & Technology

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Catering Premier Large Events: Quantity Doesn't Mean Compromise

Speaker: Ethan Mantle  (Componere Fine Catering)

Location: 255

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

Track : CS-Off-Premise Catering, CS-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Elevating Flavors Through Presentation

Speakers: Cristian Hernandez  (Rosendale Events), Rich Rosendale  (Rosendale Events)

Location: Culinary Experience Stage

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

Track : CS-Culinary, CS-Events

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Event Terminology 101 - Understanding the Basics

Speaker: Brian Green  (By BrianGreen)

Location: 257

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

Track : CS-Events, CS-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Four Weddings, Four Budgets - For Profit in the Post-Pandemic World

Speaker: Jaclyn Watson  (Jaclyn Watson Events)

Location: 256

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

Track : CS-Events, CS-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

How Much Should I Charge?

Speakers: Sebastien David  (SENIK), Sylvain Gregoire  (SENIK)

Location: 162

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 & Accreditations: CMP, CSEP

How to Hire a Unicorn

Speaker: Jonathan Aymin  (Common Sense Events Inc.)

Location: 156

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

Track : CS-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Implementing a Dining Service Training Program that any Staff can Excel at!

Speaker: Bob Pacanovsky  (Black Tie Experience)

Location: 251

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

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

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Is Your Website Past its Shelf Life?

Speaker: Alan Berg  (Wedding Business Solutions LLC)

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

Track : CS-Sales & Marketing

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Navigating Mistakes: Strategies & Responses

Speaker: David Porto  (Blue Plate Catering)

Location: 263

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

Track : CS-Business & Professional Development, CS-Off-Premise Catering

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

That's What Friends Are For

Panelists: Robin Selden  (Marcia Selden Catering), Jeffrey Selden  (Marcia Selden Catering), David Beahm  (David Beahm Experiences), Christina Matteucci  (David Beahm Design)

Location: 158

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

Track : CS+TSE Bridge

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

The Business of Family Business

Speakers: David M Lombardo  (Lombardo's), Francesca Lombardo  (Lombardo's)

Location: 161

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

Track : TSE-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

The Relationship Between Businesses and Non-Profits: A Mutually Beneficial Approach

Speakers: Paula Mettler  (Leo Events), Mackenzie Zeitlin  (Leo Events)

Location: 151

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

Track : TSE-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Why Heart Leadership is Needed Now More than Ever

Speakers: Anthony Lambatos  (Footers Catering), April Lambatos  (Footers Catering)

Location: 261

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

Track : CS-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

May 04 Wednesday | 3:00 pm

How to Create Grazing Boards that will Dazzle Your Clients & Their Guests!

Moderators: Roy Porter  (Engage Works Inc.), Michael Stavros  (M Culinary Concepts)

Speakers: Lee Anderson  (Sugar Beach Events), Julia Conway  (Assaggiare Mendocino), Jennie Cook  (Jennie Cooks Catering Co/Plant Based Parties)

Location: Culinary & Keynote Stage

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

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

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

May 04 Wednesday | 3:45 pm

How ROE drives ROI: an introduction to Return on Emotion℠

Moderator: Thuy Diep, CGSP, DMCP, CSEP  (Haute)

Speakers: Alisa Walsh, CITP, CIS  (Haute), Jeff Haynes  (Haute Companies)

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

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

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

May 04 Wednesday | 4:00 pm

A Candid Conversation LIVE with CeCe Todd

Speaker: CeCe Todd  (CeCe Designs LLC)

Location: 162

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

Track : CS+TSE Bridge, TSE-Design

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

A Candid Conversation LIVE with Footers Catering

Speaker: Anthony Lambatos  (Footers Catering)

Location: 258

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

Track : CS-On-Premise Catering, CS-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

A Little Jeckyl & A Little Hyde

Speaker: Jamie Quickert  (AllSeated)

Location: 152

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

Track : TSE-Sales & Marketing

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Big Fat Indian Weddings

Speaker: Ruchir Mewawala  (Rose Events)

Location: 151

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

Track : TSE-Wedding, TSE-Event Management

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Bigger Tables and Stronger Bridges: Moving the Industry Forward with Diversity and Inclusion

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

Location: 158

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

Track : CS+TSE Bridge

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Build Your Strategic, Visual Brand

Speaker: Kaleigh Wiese  (Meldeen)

Location: 263

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

Track : CS-Sales & Marketing

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Cocktail Catering

Speaker: Justin Pasha  (The Cup Bearer)

Location: 256

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

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

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Creating Catering Experiences

Speaker: Leilani Baugh  (Roux and Vine Catering; Magnolia Street Wine Lounge & Kitchen)

Location: Culinary Experience Stage

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

Track : CS-Culinary, CS-Food Biz

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Eventpreneur 101: 3 Experts, 25 Tangible Steps to Get You Started

Panelists: Grace Gittinger, DES  (GG & Co), Chrissy Thompson, DES  (Dynamo Events), Erin Branham, CSEP  (A2 Events)

Location: 261

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

Track : CS-Business & Professional Development, CS-Events

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Evoking Emotions with Flowers

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

Location: 257

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

Track : CS-Trends & Design, CS-Events

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Food Rules: The Legalities of Feeding Everyone

Speaker: Tracy Stuckrath  (thrive! meetings & events)

Location: 255

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

Track : CS-Culinary, CS-Health & Safety

Associations & Accreditations: CMP, CSEP

Get Published More in 2022 with These Media Pitching Rules

Speaker: Meghan Ely  (OFD Consulting LLC)

Location: 156

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

Track : TSE-Sales & Marketing

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Guiding Your Couples Through the Wedding Roller Coaster

Speaker: Leah Weinberg  (Color Pop Events)

Location: 154

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

Track : TSE-Wedding

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Harnessing the Power of a Curated Portfolio

Speakers: Julie Novack  (PartySlate), Sam Jacobson  (Ideaction Consulting), Shadi Hashemi  (Everly Rose Events)

Location: 163

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

Track : TSE-Sales & Marketing

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

How Company Culture Will Help You Thrive

Speaker: Nathaniel Neubauer  (Contemporary Catering)

Location: 260

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

Track : CS-Business & Professional Development, CS-Culinary

Associations & Accreditations: LCA, CMP

How to Vet Your Potential Clients Effectively

Speaker: Brian Green  (By BrianGreen)

Location: 161

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

Track : CS+TSE Bridge, CS-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Hybrid Fundraisers: Rai$e Money by Raising the Roof

Speaker: Jennifer Evans  (Events by Jennifer Evans)

Location: 160

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

Track : TSE-Event Management, TSE-Event Safety & Technology

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

The Changing Catering Kitchen: A Chef's Discussion

Speaker: Peter McCaffrey  (Certified Catering Consultants | Leading Caterers of America)

Location: 251

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

Track : CS-Culinary, CS-Food Biz

Associations & Accreditations: LCA, CMP

May 04 Wednesday | 6:30 pm

The Event Experience

Speaker: Showcasing Event  (Catersource + The Special Event)

Location: House of Blues Anaheim

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

May 04 Wednesday | 9:30 pm

SEARCH Foundation Annual Signature Event

Speaker: Showcasing Event  (Catersource + The Special Event)

Location: Rumba Room Live

Pass Type: Ticketed Event

May 05 Thursday | 9:00 am

Closing General Session with Keynote Roy Choi

Moderator: Kate Patay  (Patay Consulting)

Speaker: Roy Choi  (Roy Choi)

Location: Culinary & Keynote Stage

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, Exhibit Hall Pass Plus, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass, Ticketed Event

Track : CS+TSE Bridge

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

May 05 Thursday | 10:00 am

Exhibit Hall

Location: Anaheim Convention Center - North Hall

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

Roy Choi Booksigning

Speaker: Roy Choi  (Roy Choi)

Location: Culinary & Keynote Stage

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, Exhibit Hall Only Pass, Exhibit Hall Pass Plus, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass, Ticketed Event

May 05 Thursday | 10:30 am

Amplify Your Planning: Build a Rockstar Sales & Marketing Plan

Speakers: Barbara Bouman  (Live Nation), Carley Gauthier  (Live Nation Special Events)

Location: Ignite Stage

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, Exhibit Hall Only Pass, Exhibit Hall Pass Plus, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track : TSE-Sales & Marketing

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

May 05 Thursday | 11:00 am

Sustainability & Specialty Diets

Speakers: Rahm Fama  (US Foods), Valerie Rubin  (US Foods)

Location: Culinary & Keynote Stage

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, Exhibit Hall Only Pass, Exhibit Hall Pass Plus, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track : CS-Culinary

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

May 05 Thursday | 11:45 am

Leadership Lunch

Speaker: Showcasing Event  (Catersource + The Special Event)

Location: The Colony House

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

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

May 05 Thursday | 12:00 pm

The Future of Events: Innovative Lessons from the Frontlines of the Immersive Event & Experiential Entertainment Boom

Speaker: Jordan Langer  (Non Plus Ultra)

Location: Ignite Stage

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, Exhibit Hall Only Pass, Exhibit Hall Pass Plus, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track : TSE-Event Management, TSE-Design

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

May 05 Thursday | 12:30 pm

Swizzle Cocktail Competition

Competitors: Nettie Frank  (Silver Whisk), Sean O'Neil  (Crafter's Cocktails), Freddie Viren  (Orange County USBG), Cindy Cafferty  (The Chestnut Club)

Emcee: Justin Pasha  (The Cup Bearer)

Judge: Mike Gorman  (The Best Drink Ever)

Location: Culinary & Keynote Stage

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, Exhibit Hall Only Pass, Exhibit Hall Pass Plus, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track : CS-Culinary, CS+TSE Bridge

May 05 Thursday | 1:00 pm

Beyond Pride: Infusing Your Business with LGBTQ+ Inclusivity Year-Round

Moderator: Jamie Quickert  (AllSeated)

Panelists: Kirsten Ott Palladino  (Equally Wed), Matt Mitchell  (Mitchell Event Planning), Brian Green  (By BrianGreen)

Speaker: Fausto Pifferrer  (Blue Elephant Events and Catering)

Location: 152

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

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

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Fresh or Stale: Ensure Sourcing is Innovative & Inclusive

Speakers: Zoe Moore  (Moore Consulting Agency/Grow with Zomo), Aurora Dawn Benton  (Astrapto)

Location: 251

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

Track : CS-Trends & Design, CS-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Honest Mistakes in Business, As Told by Wedding Industry Veterans

Panelists: Nora Sheils  (Rock Paper Coin), Bron Hansboro  (OFD Consulting), Courtney Hopper  (Hustle + Gather), Renee Dalo  (Moxie Bright Events)

Location: 154

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

Track : TSE-Wedding, TSE-Sales & Marketing

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Late Night Noshes

Speakers: Jason Sutton  (Footers Catering at Social Capitol), Jay Varga  (The JDK Group)

Location: Culinary Experience Stage

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

Track : CS-Culinary, CS-Events

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Leading for Service Excellence – in person and virtually

Speaker: Barbara Khozam  (Barbara Khozam, Inc.)

Location: 158

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

Track : CS+TSE Bridge

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Lean Catering: Learning To See, Adding Value & Eliminating Waste!

Speaker: Roy Porter  (Engage Works Inc.)

Location: 263

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

Track : CS-Business & Professional Development, CS-Events

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Live, Virtual, or Hybrid: What Technologies Work Best for Which Types of Events

Speaker: Kevin Bilida  (TLC Creative)

Location: 161

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

Track : TSE-Event Safety & Technology, TSE-Event Management

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Outsell Your Competition With The RSPF Formula

Speaker: James Auerbach  (American Rental Association)

Location: 162

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 & Accreditations: CMP

Pricing on the Cake: STOP CHARGING LIKE EVERYONE ELSE AND CHARGE WHAT YOU ARE WORTH

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

Location: 160

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

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

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Successful Venue Management to Maximize Profits

Speaker: Craig Howard  (The Ballroom at Bayou Place)

Location: 257

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

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

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Think Like a Salesperson: Act Like a Chum- Developing the Right Skill Set 


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

Location: 255

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

Track : CS-Sales & Marketing

Associations & Accreditations: LCA, CMP

Why Are They Ghosting Me? 4 Common Reasons Prospects Are Ghosting You

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

Location: 260

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

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

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

You have 18 Hours to Find a New Wedding Planner

Speaker: Lauren Chumbley  (Eclipse Event Co.)

Location: 163

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

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

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

You're Losing Money! Control Your Costs with 8 Easy Steps, Part 2

Speaker: Dean Mistretta  (Johnson & Wales University)

Location: 258

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

Track : CS-Food Biz, CS-Off-Premise Catering

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

May 05 Thursday | 2:30 pm

A Candid Conversation LIVE with Alan Berg

Speaker: Alan Berg  (Wedding Business Solutions LLC)

Location: 260

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

Track : CS-Sales & Marketing

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Burnout Proof In A Hybrid World

Speaker: Michael Levitt  (Breakfast Leadership, Inc.)

Location: 163

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

Track : TSE-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Conference and Events Operations; The Value of Leveraging Your Partnerships

Speakers: Norma Charette  (Campus Conferencing by Sodexo), David McCandless  (Hobart and William Smith Colleges)

Location: 255

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

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

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Designing and Producing Events in Exotic Venues

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

Location: 152

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

Track : TSE-Design, TSE-Wedding

Associations & Accreditations: CMP, CSEP

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

Speaker: Jennifer Bertolino  (Levy Convention Centers)

Location: 257

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

Track : CS-Business & Professional Development, CS-Food Biz

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Industry Advocacy: Where Do We Go From Here?

Moderator: Alicia Falango  (California Events Coalition)

Panelists: Heidi Hughett  (California Events Coalition), Kate Whelan  (California Events Coalition), Dwayne Thomas  (Live Events Coalition), Amanda Ma  (Innovate Marketing Group)

Location: 158

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

Track : CS+TSE Bridge, TSE-Event Management

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Maximizing Event Press to Earn Social Proof

Speaker: Meghan Ely  (OFD Consulting LLC)

Location: 160

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

Track : TSE-Sales & Marketing

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Mimics & Mishaps: Churros a la Mickey & Other Catering Magic

Speaker: Nettie Frank  (Silver Whisk)

Location: Culinary Experience Stage

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

Track : CS-Culinary

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Mind Your Etiquette, Not Your Manners: Defining Event Etiquette for the Modern World

Speaker: Stephanie Jayko  (Knock Out Productions)

Location: 162

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

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

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

On-Premise vs Off Premise Events

Speaker: Rosemary Renteria-Vera  (Rosemary Vera)

Location: 258

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

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

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Planners Unite! A Candid Conversation with Jackie Watson & Terrica

Speakers: Jaclyn Watson  (Jaclyn Watson Events), Terrica  (Cocktails & Details® / Terrica Inc.)

Location: 251

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

Track : TSE-Wedding, TSE-Sales & Marketing

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

So, You Want to Write a Book?

Speakers: Pauline Parry  (Good Gracious! Events), Jennie Cook  (Jennie Cooks Catering Co/Plant Based Parties)

Location: 263

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

Track : CS-Sales & Marketing, CS-Culinary

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Styled Shoot Success: Strategies for Inspiration and Ingenuity

Speaker: Margaux Fraise  (Harmony Creative Studio)

Location: 154

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

Track : TSE-Wedding

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

May 05 Thursday | 2:45 pm

Hands On: Up Your Basic Bar Service

Speaker: Roy Porter  (Engage Works Inc.)

Location: Culinary & Keynote Stage

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, Exhibit Hall Only Pass, Exhibit Hall Pass Plus, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track : CS-Events

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

May 05 Thursday | 3:00 pm

A Candid Conversation LIVE with Meryl Snow

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

Track : CS-Sales & Marketing

Associations & Accreditations: LCA, CMP

May 05 Thursday | 4:00 pm

A Candid Conversation LIVE with Bill Hansen

Speaker: Bill Hansen  (Bill Hansen Catering)

Location: 263

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

Track : CS-Business & Professional Development, CS-Trends & Design

Associations & Accreditations: LCA, CMP

A Candid Conversation LIVE with Caterbuzz's Lisa Teiger

Speaker: Lisa Teiger  (Caterbuzz)

Location: 258

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

Track : CS-Culinary, CS-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Freeing the Elephant: A Coaching Framework for Navigating Uncomfortable Conversations

Speaker: Sarah Noll Wilson  (Sarah Noll Wilson, Inc.)

Location: 158

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

Track : CS+TSE Bridge

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

Spill the Tea with Jamie Lee (& Friends): CHEF EDITION!

Speakers: Jamie Quickert  (AllSeated), Jason Sutton  (Footers Catering at Social Capitol), Jay Varga  (The JDK Group), Robin Selden  (Marcia Selden Catering), Christopher Taylor  (Chris Evans Events and Catering), Leilani Baugh  (Roux and Vine Catering; Magnolia Street Wine Lounge & Kitchen)

Location: 251

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

Track : CS-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accreditations: CMP

May 05 Thursday | 7:00 pm

Closing Night Celebration

Speaker: Showcasing Event  (Catersource + The Special Event)

Location: Marriott Anaheim

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