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Earn CMP credits!
ALL education sessions at this year's conference are approved by The Events Industry Council to count toward your CMP certification. Keep your professional status up-to-date while enjoying and learning from this incredible lineup of speakers.
Steve DeAngelos is the Founder and President of DeAngelo's Catering and Events, who is celebrating their 41st year in producing events for clients from a variety of markets. He is a Portland native and started his food service career 50 years ago working for his father at DeAngelo's Italian Restaurant in SE Portland. He's a founding member and Past President of the Tigard Downtown Alliance (a Non-Profit) which produces Community Events, as well as assists the city, businesses, and property owners with revitalization of the Downtown Urban Renewal District. Steve presently sits on the branding committee as well as heads up the deign branch of the TDA.
Steve is a founding member of the Sustainable Catering Association.and a Board Chair for Potluck in the Park, a non-profit that feeds those less fortunate a hot meal every Sunday for the past 31 years. This organization is all-volunteer, no paid staff and no formal funding. He's also been an active member and peer advisor of SBDC Growth Wheel Management class for nearly 20 years.
Steve has won many awards for his work, including the 2014 Chamber Business of the year Award, 2018 Shining Stars Volunteer of the year Award, and 2023 Tigard's First Citizen Award.
In 2002 Steve purchased and redeveloped a 3000 square foot production facility for his company. The new facility opened in November 2003, where they house sales, accounting, a showroom for meeting clients as well as their modern state of the art kitchen. Steve's passions include spending time with family, volunteering, fundraising, and various outdoor activities as well as presenting at local, regional, and national industry events on sustainability in food services, event marketing, eco-friendly event planning, food truck catering, profit focused solutions and greening food service practices.