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If you are seeing varied colors of session titles, here is your guide:
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Dark orange = TSE education sessions
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Find your best experience by first choosing the pass type you have purchased. This will weed out all other extraneous sessions.

Sessions do fill up and seating is first come, first served. Note: Individual presentations may also be on this website shortly before the published show dates. They may or may not be the final presentation.

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.

Larry FrankPartnerThe Classic Catering People

Larry Frank is the Partner and Executive Vice President of Business Development for The Classic Catering People. While still engaged daily in assisting in the leadership, sales and operations areas, he currently focuses on business development. Larry seeks out ways to maintain and strengthen relationships with the company's core legacy clients, event planners, venues and developing new market opportunities. He was previously the company's Partner and Vice President of Catering where he directed the full service sales process, along with overseeing the hospitality team staffing, planning, and service logistics of off-premise catering events. Previously, he worked for the Hyatt Regency Baltimore as Director of Catering and Convention Services, Catering and Convention Services Manager, Banquet Manager, and Restaurant Manager.
Larry has his Bachelor of Science from the University of Maryland in Institutional Administration and is an Accelerent Baltimore Business Partner. Frank currently serves on the Pikeville Armory Foundation Advisory Council and has previously served on the American Heart Association Community Board, the Rotary Club of Baltimore, and the Owings Mills Chamber of Commerce Board.