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The Stars Aligned! Creating Cohesiveness Between Culinary & Event Design

Kristin Banta  (Director of Client and Media Relations, Kristin Banta Events Inc)

David Merrell  (CEO & Creative Director, AOO Events, Inc.)

Clint Upchurch  (Business Development Strategist, Tres LA Catering)

Darrin Roberts  (Director of Signature Events, University of Southern California)

Rob Pausmith  (Vice President, Tres LA)

Michael Stavros  (Partner | BizDev, M Culinary Concepts)

Location: WF3 Bridge stage

Date: Thursday, March 30

Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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

Track : CS+TSE Bridge

Associations & Accreditations: AEP- & CSEP-approved

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

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A successful collaboration between the culinary program and event design is not just important for the guest experience; the impact on a company's bottom line can be significant. Join this powerhouse panel of industry stars representing all aspects - Kristin Banta, David Merrell, Rob Pausmith, Darrin Roberts and Michael Stavros, along with Clint Upchurch as the moderator -for a spirited and eye-opening dialogue about working together to the best possible outcome for all.