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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

Track: All

Tuesday | 7:20 am

It's Show Time!

Speaker: Kathleen Stoehr (Catersource)

Location: I-E Islander Bridge

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

Track: All

Tuesday | 8:00 am

"Double-Down" on Decor & Dining

Speaker: Joann Oseary (Someones in the Kitchen)

Location: Tradewinds DEF

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

Track: Design

5 Insider Tips for Cultivating Relationships that Yield Humongous Results

Speaker: Nicole Matthews (The Henley Company, LLC)

Location: Islander C

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

Track: Business & Professional Development

60 in 60: Creative Content Ideas To Fill Your Social Media Calendar

Speaker: Kelly Treadway (EventCurious)

Location: Tradewinds ABC

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

Track: Sales & Marketing

7 Numbers Every Caterer Should Know

Speaker: Anthony Lambatos (Footers Catering)

Location: A-B South Pacific

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

Track: Business & Operations

7 Steps to Yes: Irresistible Proposals for the Modern Couple

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

Location: F South Pacific

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

Track: Sales & Marketing

A Chef and A Coordinator Walk Into A Tasting...

Speakers: Dylan Westfall (Footers Catering), Colbért Callen (Footers Catering)

Location: C-D South Pacific

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

Track: Business & Operations, Sales & Marketing

Building your Event Execution Team

Speaker: Carla Lawrence

Location: Islander D

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

Track: Event Management

Cannabis and Events: A New Niche or a Risky Proposition?

Speakers: Gwen Helbush (Where to Start, Wedding Management), Nathan Breen (Howe & Hutton, Ltd.), Alan Katz (Great Officiants), Lenny Talarico (Blueprint Studios), Tomer Grassiany (Grassfed)

Location: Islander A

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

Track: Event Management

Event Production: The Perfect Partnership with Meeting Planners

Speaker: Leah Taylor (LEO Events)

Location: Islander D

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

Track: Event Management

No Is Not A Dirty Word & Neither Are Boundaries.

Speaker: Sasha Souza (Sasha Souza Events)

Location: Coral

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

Track: Wedding

Not ANOTHER Gala! How to make your nonprofit events strategic and unique

Speakers: Michelle Casserly (Hackensack Meridian Health Meridian Health Foundation), Meagan O'Flaherty (Hackensack Meridian Health Meridian Health Foundation)

Location: Mariners

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

Track: Event Management

Not Your Average Wedding: A Look at Modern Event Entertainment

Speaker: Natasha Miller (Entire Productions)

Location: F-G Islander

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

Track: Events, Trends & Design

Panel of Your Peers: Keys to Employee Engagement & Development

Speaker: Greg Karl (People Stretch Solutions)

Location: G-H South Pacific

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

Track: Staff Development & Enrichment, Business & Operations

Pricing for Venue Profit!

Speaker: Jonathan Jennings (CT Wedding Group)

Location: H Islander

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

Track: Business & Operations, On-Premise Catering

Sell Your Value & Charge What You’re Worth

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

Location: I-E Islander Bridge

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

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

Special Event Security Protocols to Protect Against the Unexpected

Speaker: Timothy Dimoff (SACS Consulting & Investigative Services, Inc.)

Location: Islander B

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

Track: Event Safety & Technology

Three Women Chefs: How Many Ways Can You Dress a Chicken?

Speakers: Karen OConnor (Daniel et Daniel Catering and Event Planning), Elgin Woodman (Joy Wallace Catering and Design), Joanne Purnell (Good Gracious Events!)

Location: E South Pacific Culinary Experience

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

Track: Culinary

Tuesday | 9:15 am

2020 Global Wedding Trends with Brit Bertino

Location: Islander A

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

Track: Wedding

A Candid Conversation LIVE with Roy Porter

Speaker: Roy Porter (Engage-Works Inc.)

Location: I South Pacific

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

Track: Business & Operations

Agency Aspirations: Scaling Your Business from Independent to Incorporated

Speaker: Adam Sloyer (Sequence)

Location: Islander C

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

Track: Business & Professional Development

Avoiding the Risks and Headaches of Wedding Month Management ("Day of" )

Location: Coral

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

Track: Wedding

Beyond The Specialty Drink: Current Bar Trends

Speaker: Jeremy Miner (Empyrean Events)

Location: F-G Islander

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

Track: Trends & Design, Culinary

Blend the Past, Present & Future of Visual Effects to Touch all the Senses and Captivate Your Attendees

Speaker: Jeff Ward (No Salt Laser Light Shows)

Location: Islander B

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

Track: Event Safety & Technology

Buyer Perception Can Make or Break You and Your Business

Speaker: Meryl Snow (SnowStorm Solutions)

Location: Mariners

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

Track: Sales & Marketing

Catering in the Field. Literally. A How-To.

Speakers: Emily Malaya (The RK Group), William Ragsdale (The RK Group)

Location: C-D South Pacific

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

Track: Off-Premise Catering, Culinary

Color My Cake! Color Theory & Wedding Cakes

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

Location: E South Pacific Culinary Experience

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

Track: Culinary, Trends & Design

Design For Your Client: No Matter the Budget!

Location: Tradewinds DEF

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

Track: Design

Diving Deeper into Inclusive Event Marketing

Speaker: Brittny Drye (Love Inc.)

Location: F South Pacific

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

Track: Events, Sales & Marketing

Down and Dirty: Bar and Bat Mitzvahs

Speaker: Christine Ash (Save the Date, LLC)

Location: Islander A

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

Track: Event Management

Effective Communication in the Face of Natural Disasters

Speaker: Christie Osborne (Mountainside Media)

Location: A-B South Pacific

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

Track: Business & Operations, Sales & Marketing

From Conception to Consumption - The Convergence of Culinary and Creative

Speaker: Joe Mineo (Joe Mineo Creative)

Location: I-E Islander Bridge

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), All

Hacking Event Sponsorship: Building Lasting Partnerships

Speaker: Melissa Jurcan (Eventions at Microsoft)

Location: Tradewinds ABC

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

Track: Sales & Marketing

How to Get UNSTUCK

Speaker: Tami Forero (Forte Events)

Location: Islander D

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

Track: Business & Professional Development

Managing Up! How to Talk to Your Boss

Speaker: Jennifer Perna (Fulton Market Consulting)

Location: G-H South Pacific

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

Track: Staff Development & Enrichment, Business & Operations

Venues – Working with Cultural Institutions

Speaker: Jamie Quickert (Detroit Institute of Art)

Location: H Islander

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

Track: On-Premise Catering, Events

Tuesday | 10:45 am

"Thank You, NEXT..." Why is my sales pitch not working ?

Location: Tradewinds ABC

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

Track: Sales & Marketing

A Candid Conversation LIVE with Albert Manzo

Speaker: Albert Manzo (The Brownstone)

Location: I South Pacific

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

Track: On-Premise Catering, Events

Blueprint for successful branded pop up shops

Speaker: Christopher Donnelly (Allen & Gerritsen Brand Experience)

Location: Islander A

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

Track: Event Management

Buffets–Back & Better Than Ever!

Speaker: Emily Sullivan (Emily Sullivan Events)

Location: F-G Islander

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

Track: Culinary, Events

Check Yo' Self: Auditing Your Website for Sales (from your prospective client)

Speaker: Megan Gillikin (A Southern Soiree)

Location: F South Pacific

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

Track: Sales & Marketing

Conversations with the Stars: Takeaways from the Industrys Top Icons

Location: Islander C

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

Track: Business & Professional Development

Creating Efficient & Effective Wedding Day Timelines

Speakers: Daniela Grafman, CSEP (Vision Event Company), Donna Anello (Majestic Moments Event Planning)

Location: Coral

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

Track: Wedding

Don't Get Wasted: Managing Food Waste at Events

Location: Islander B

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

Track: Event Management

How to Deliver an Extraordinary Service Experience

Location: Islander D

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

Track: Business & Professional Development

Infused Cooking with Shaun O'Neale 

Speaker: Shaun O'Neale (My Modern American Table)

Location: E South Pacific Culinary Experience

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

More Than a Party: The Event Experience

Speakers: Ingrid Adolphs (Luv for Lux, Luminaccent, The Event), Jordan Carbotti (Perfect Surroundings Intl)

Location: Tradewinds DEF

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

Track: Design

Sales vs. Culinary #relationshipgoals

Speakers: Mary-Beth McDowell (Connecticut Wedding Group), Stephen Lisitano (Connecticut Wedding Group)

Location: G-H South Pacific

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

Track: Sales & Marketing, Staff Development & Enrichment

Under the Influence!

Location: Mariners

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

Track: Sales & Marketing

Vendor Relations: Conflict, Growth, & Opportunity

Speaker: Andrea Eppolito (Andrea Eppolito Events)

Location: A-B South Pacific

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

Track: Business & Operations, Events

Welcome Outside Cultural Catering into Your Kitchen & Event

Speakers: Therese Cole-Hubbs (Electric Karma International), Gaurav Anand (Gaurav Anand)

Location: C-D South Pacific

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

Track: Business & Operations, Events

Why Great Food Is Nothing Without A Remarkable Experience

Speakers: Dan Gingiss (Winning Customer Experience, LLC), Heath Schecter (Hey Chef Heath)

Location: I-E Islander Bridge

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

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

Working with Depression & Anxiety

Speakers: Vince Early (Thomas Caterers of Distinction), Kelly Early (Thomas Caterers of Distinction), Greg Karl (Red Quill Solutions)

Location: J South Pacific

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

Track: Staff Development & Enrichment, All

Working with Lady Liberty

Speakers: Ronnie Davis (Great Performances), Patti Golden (Evelyn Hill Inc.)

Location: H Islander

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

Track: On-Premise Catering, Off-Premise Catering

Tuesday | 11:50 am

Lunch & Learn – Hotbox: Inside Catering, The World's Riskiest Business, with Authors Matt and Ted Lee

Speakers: Ted Lee (The Lee Brothers), Matt Lee (The Lee Brothers)

Location: Oceanside Ballroom

Pass Type: Ticketed Event

Track: Culinary

Tuesday | 1:30 pm

A Candid Conversation LIVE with Michael Stavros and Jonathan Jennings

Speakers: Jonathan Jennings (CT Wedding Group), Stavros (M Culinary Concepts)

Location: I South Pacific

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

Track: Staff Development & Enrichment, All

Client Budget VS Client Expectation

Speaker: Kellie Hanley (Sktch Events)

Location: Islander A

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

Track: Event Management

Creating a Well-Oiled Systems Machine!

Speakers: Tiffany Chalk (Tiffany Chalk Events), Tisha Holman (Mind Your Business LLC)

Location: A-B South Pacific

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

Track: Business & Operations, Sales & Marketing

Exclusive Venues: Acquiring, Maintaining, Risks, & Rewards

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

Location: H Islander

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

Track: Business & Operations, Off-Premise Catering

Experiential Design - What it is and isn't & how to be exceptional at it!

Location: Tradewinds ABC

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

Track: Design

Food & Beverage Trends 2020

Speaker: Shannon Boudreau (The Lazy Gourmet)

Location: F-G Islander

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

Track: Trends & Design, Culinary

Intentional Leadership: How to be the Leader you want to be

Speakers: Evie Caprel, Tom Caprel

Location: Mariners

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

Track: C Level Executives

Kristin Banta's Design to Impact in 2020

Speaker: Kristin Banta (Kristin Banta Events)

Location: Tradewinds DEF

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

Track: Design

Let Them See You Sweat: Lessons Learned on My Journey with Stress

Speaker: Michael Levin (Custom Solutions Inc.)

Location: I-E Islander Bridge

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), Staff Development & Enrichment

Meal Prep - Starting a Company Within Your Company

Speaker: Jimmy Olang (24 Carrots Catering)

Location: C-D South Pacific

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

Track: Culinary, Business & Operations

Navigating the Needs of the Modern Wedding Couple

Speakers: Meghan Ely (OFD Consulting LLC), Kevin Dennis (Fantasy Sound Event Services/Wedding IQ), Katie Easley (Kate Ryan Design), Jose Rolon (Jose Rolon Events)

Location: Coral

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

Track: Wedding

The Costing & Pricing Matrix

Speaker: Carl Sacks (Certified Catering Consultants)

Location: J South Pacific

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

Track: Business & Operations

The Gamification of Festivals and Events

Location: Islander B

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

Track: Event Management

The Innovation Quotient Edge

Speaker: Anthony Lambatos (Footers Catering)

Location: G-H South Pacific

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

Track: Business & Operations

The RIGHT Shot - Event Photography Explained.

Speaker: Lenny Talarico (MGM Resorts Event Productions)

Location: Islander C

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

Track: Business & Professional Development

Thinking Outside of the Glass: Upping Your Game with an Inspired Beverage Program

Speaker: Kathy Casey (Kathy Casey Food Studios - Liquid Kitchen)

Location: E South Pacific Culinary Experience

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

Track: Culinary, Events

To Discount or Negotiate? Pricing Strategies Decoded

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

Location: F South Pacific

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

Track: Sales & Marketing

Tuesday | 3:00 pm

Venue Tour

Speaker: Showcasing Event (Catersource + The Special Event)

Location: Off site

Pass Type: Ticketed Event

Track: All

Tuesday | 3:15 pm

"LET'S TALK ABOUT IT" - Kitchens that Need More Love

Speakers: Heather Carr (Footers Catering), Tessa Reuber (Footers Catering)

Location: C-D South Pacific

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

Track: Staff Development & Enrichment, Business & Operations

A Candid Conversation LIVE with Meryl Snow

Speaker: Meryl Snow (Snowstorm Solutions)

Location: I South Pacific

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

Track: Sales & Marketing, Staff Development & Enrichment

A Window into Design Trends as Tools for Confidence and Direction

Speaker: Ruben Gomez (AOO Events, Inc.)

Location: Tradewinds DEF

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

Track: Design

Bring on the Tech! 7 Technology Trends to Explore for Meeting Planners

Speaker: Molly Abernathy

Location: Islander D

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

Track: Event Safety & Technology

Budgeting for academic and nonprofit events

Speaker: Brady Miller (Unbricked Communications)

Location: Coral

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

Track: Event Management

Eight Principles of Hospitality Leadership

Speaker: Bob Pacanovsky (The Black Tie Experience)

Location: A-B South Pacific

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

Track: Business & Operations, Staff Development & Enrichment

Funk, Bacteria and Bubbles

Speaker: Greg Shapiro (Tastebuds Custom Catering)

Location: E South Pacific Culinary Experience

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

Track: Culinary

Google Analytics for Busy Business Owners

Speaker: Christie Osborne (Mountainside Media / Mountainside Bride)

Location: Tradewinds ABC

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

Track: Sales & Marketing

Hors D'oeuvres: 2020 Trends with Andrea Correale

Speaker: Andrea Correale (Elegant Affairs Caterers)

Location: F-G Islander

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

Track: Culinary, Off-Premise Catering

Imposter Syndrome & How to Validate your Worth

Speaker: Emily Malaya (The RK Group)

Location: G-H South Pacific

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

Track: Staff Development & Enrichment, All

Let's talk about Event business problems. For C-Level executives only.

Speakers: Sebastien David (SENIK Events), Nicholas-Olivier Caron (SENIK Events), Pierre-Etienne Chamard

Location: Mariners

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

Track: C Level Executives

Mitigating Liability from Special Events Security Claims

Location: Islander B

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

Track: Event Safety & Technology

Operations Advantage – Prep, Packing and Delivering 35+ Drop Off Orders A Day

Speakers: Roy Porter (Engage-Works Inc.), Steve Cooper (Canyon Catering)

Location: H Islander

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

Track: Business & Operations

Sober Reality in the Hospitality Industry

Speaker: Mickey Bakst (Charleston Grill)

Location: I-E Islander Bridge

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), Staff Development & Enrichment

The Keys to Thriving in the Face of Hardship

Location: Islander C

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

Track: Business & Professional Development

Turning Leads into Customers for Life

Speaker: Jennifer Perna (Fulton Market Consulting)

Location: F South Pacific

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

Track: Sales & Marketing, Business & Operations

Vendor Meals 101: How To Make Everyone Happy, Including You

Speakers: Fausto Pifferrer (Blue Elephant Events and Catering), Reuben Bell (Blue Elephant Events and Catering)

Location: J South Pacific

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

Track: Business & Operations, Culinary

Your Kids Won't Eat Vegetables and Your Clients Won't Eat Meat

Speaker: Tyler White (UT Culinary Institute)

Location: Islander A

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

Track: Event Management

Tuesday | 4:15 pm

A Candid Conversation LIVE with Ronnie Davis

Speaker: Ronnie Davis (Great Performances)

Location: I South Pacific

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

Track: Events, Culinary

Building an Event Playbook - How it can Revolutionize your Planning

Speaker: Jessica Woford (Refined Events)

Location: Islander B

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

Track: Event Management

Business Strategy: Brand, Sales, Growth

Speaker: Katie Easley (Kate Ryan Design)

Location: Tradewinds ABC

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

Track: Sales & Marketing

Creating Diverse & Inclusive Events

Speaker: Luscombe, CSEM, CSEP, CMP (Eclectic Events International)

Location: Mariners

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

Track: Event Management

Creating a World Class Team with Part-Time Players

Speakers: Julie Ellis (The Chef's Table), Lauren Warner (The Chef's Table)

Location: A-B South Pacific

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

Track: Staff Development & Enrichment

Defining and Communicating Your Brand

Speaker: Kate Patay (Kate Patay Consulting)

Location: Islander D

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

Track: Business & Professional Development

Design Thinking: Exploring a processed- based approach to Live Event Design

Speaker: Robert Hulsmeyer

Location: Tradewinds DEF

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

Track: Design

Going Beyond the RFP & Traditional Event Spaces

Speakers: Joshua Riggs, CPCE (Denver Botanic Gardens), Sara Buys (Denver Botanic Gardens)

Location: H Islander

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

Track: On-Premise Catering, Off-Premise Catering

I Hate Instagram: How to Outsource Your Social Media

Speaker: Anna Coats (Marry Me Tampa Bay)

Location: F South Pacific

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

Track: Sales & Marketing

It's All in the Plating

Speaker: Keith Lord (The Wild Thyme Company)

Location: C-D South Pacific

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

Track: Culinary, Sales & Marketing

Managing 30,000 Events Annually: An Insider Look at this Corporate Campus

Location: Islander A

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

Track: Event Management

Not Pie in the Sky - Creative & Everyday Display Ideas!

Speakers: Lisa Ware (Catering by Michaels), David Sandler (Catering by Michaels)

Location: F-G Islander

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

Track: Events, Off-Premise Catering

Outside the Family Circle: Managing a Family-owned Company...When You're Not Family

Speaker: Keith Roberson (Epting Events)

Location: J South Pacific

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

Track: Staff Development & Enrichment, Business & Operations

Saving the Planet, One Event at a Time: Waste Reduction at Events of All Sizes

Speakers: Stavros (M Culinary Concepts), Lee Spivak, LEED AP (Waste Management)

Location: I-E Islander Bridge

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), Events

The Futurists: Strategies for Millennials in Business & Leadership

Speakers: Dustin Westling (OneWest Event Design), Lisa Marks (Brand Alive Inc.)

Location: Islander C

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

Track: Business & Professional Development

The Secret to High Volume Cocktails: Batching, Drafting, Bottling, Freezing

Speakers: Nico Martini (Bar Draught), Adrian Verdin (Hospitality Alliance)

Location: E South Pacific Culinary Experience

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

Track: Culinary, On-Premise Catering

Welcome to the Family! . . . Business

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

Location: Coral

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

Track: Business & Professional Development

Your Staff is Your First & Last Impression

Speaker: Kelly Early (Thomas Caterers of Distinction)

Location: G-H South Pacific

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

Track: Staff Development & Enrichment, Business & Operations

Tuesday | 7:30 pm

Opening Night Party

Speaker: Showcasing Event (Catersource + The Special Event)

Location: Area15

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

Track: All

Wednesday | 8:00 am

Keynote: To Compete or Collaborate? A Truth-telling Conversation on How to Shift the Norms of Collaboration (Without All the BS)

Speaker: Cyndie Spiegel (CyndieSpiegel.com)

Location: Oceanside Ballroom

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

Track: All

Wednesday | 10:30 am

Catersource Diced Competition

Speakers: Robin Selden (Marcia Selden Catering & Events), Matt Lee (The Lee Brothers), Ted Lee (The Lee Brothers)

Facilitator: Shaun O'Neale (My Modern American Table)

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

Location: Culinary 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: Culinary, All

Hands-On: Basic Bartending Skills: Pouring, Shaking and Stirring!

Speaker: Roy Porter (Engage-Works Inc.)

Location: Hands-on 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: Culinary

Wednesday | 12:15 pm

Implementing a Formal Dining Service Training Any Staff Can Master

Speaker: Bob Pacanovky (The Black Tie Experience)

Location: Hands-on 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: Staff Development & Enrichment, Business & Operations

Wednesday | 1:15 pm

4 Female Founders Share 4 Ways to Scale Your Business & Brand

Speakers: Liza Roeser Atwood (FiftyFlowers), Julie Roth Novack (PartySlate), Pauline Parry (Good Gracious! Events), Kristin Banta (Kristin Banta Events)

Location: I-E Islander Bridge

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), Business & Operations

5 Star Roughing It: Off the Grid Events for the Luxury Set

Speaker: Kelsey Shoefsky (Shelter Co)

Location: Islander A

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

Track: Event Management

All I Wanna Do is Take Your Money. Sort of.

Location: Coral

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

Track: Wedding

An Introduction to Corporate Event Design and Fabrication

Speaker: Kate Goddard (Wild Sky Events)

Location: Tradewinds DEF

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

Track: Design

Cannabis tasting is the new wine tasting

Location: Islander B

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

Track: Event Management

Change Management: Embracing and Leading Positive Change

Speaker: Michael Levin (Custom Solutions Inc.)

Location: A-B South Pacific

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

Track: Business & Operations, Staff Development & Enrichment

David Merrell Presents: An Event Design Forecast

Speaker: David Merrell (AOO Events, Inc.)

Location: TSE Live 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), Events

Down the Aisle & Around the World: Global Wedding Trends for 2020

Speaker: Meghan Ely (OFD Consulting)

Location: F-G Islander

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

Track: Trends & Design, Events

How do I compare?

Speakers: Sebastien David (SENIK Events), Nicholas-Olivier Caron (SENIK Events), Sylvain Gregoire (SENIK Events)

Location: Islander C

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

Track: Business & Professional Development

How the Tourism & Events Industry is Affected by GDPR & Global Legislations

Location: Mariners

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

Track: C Level Executives

Instagram-able: A Feast for the Eyes

Speaker: Jennifer Gilman (Flourish&Co)

Location: F South Pacific

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

Track: Sales & Marketing, All

Maximizing Your Catering Profits

Speakers: Clint Elkins (SB Value), Anthony Lambatos (Footers Catering), Lon Lane (Lon Lane's Inspired Occasions), Adam Gooch (Commonplea Catering)

Location: C-D South Pacific

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

Track: Business & Operations

Something to Talk About: Innovative & Interactive Culinary Guest Experiences

Speakers: Rich Rosendale (Rosendale Events), Millie Phillips (Southern Exchange Ballrooms)

Location: E South Pacific Culinary Experience

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

Track: Culinary, On-Premise Catering

Tackling Catering Events on a Worldwide Stage

Speaker: Monique Boyd (Legends Hospitality at AT&T Stadium (Dallas Cowboys))

Location: H Islander

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

Track: On-Premise Catering, Sales & Marketing

The Art of Balance: Building Your Brand While Living Your Life

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

Location: G-H South Pacific

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

Track: Staff Development & Enrichment, All

Trends in Events : Live+Marketing Automation

Speakers: Colja M. Dams (VOK DAMS Agency for Events & Live-Marketing), Claudia Koehler (VOK DAMS Agency for Events and Live-Marketing)

Location: Tradewinds ABC

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

Track: Sales & Marketing

Wednesday | 2:00 pm

2020, What’s Trending Now?

Speaker: Andrew Bouley (Caterease)

Location: Recharge stage

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

Track: Trends & Design, Business & Operations

Catersource Swizzle Competition

Speaker: Jeffrey Selden (Marcia Selden Catering & Events)

Location: Culinary 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: Culinary, All

Wednesday | 2:30 pm

A Candid Conversation LIVE with Alan Berg

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

Location: I South Pacific

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

Track: Sales & Marketing

Aristotle to Lin Manuel Miranda - Theatre Lessons for the Event Industry

Speakers: Sarah Cissna (The Side Lobby), Jen Poyer (Catalina Island Conservancy), Kevin Molesworth, CSEP (Brass Tacks Events)

Location: Islander A

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

Track: Event Management

Business Ethics for #EventProfs

Speaker: Mark Wells (Hello! Destination Management)

Location: Islander C

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

Track: Business & Professional Development

Collaborative Event Design in Educational Institutions

Location: Tradewinds DEF

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

Track: Design

Collaborative Matchmaking Social

Speaker: Cyndie Spiegel (CyndieSpiegel.com)

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

Track: All, Staff Development & Enrichment

David Merrell Presents: An Event Design Forecast

Speaker: David Merrell (AOO Events, Inc.)

Location: TSE Live 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), Events

Growing Your Own! From Herb Gardens to Small Acreage Farms

Speakers: Mark Lopez (Crave Catering), Steve DeAngelo (DeAngelos Catering and Events)

Location: C-D South Pacific

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

Track: Culinary, All

I Haven't Even Begun - A C Level Discussion on Relevance & Innovation

Speaker: Aaron Kaufman (Fifth Element Group)

Location: Mariners

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

Track: C Level Executives

It's in the Details: Implementing Design into Your Event

Speaker: Renee Miner (Empyrean Events and Catering)

Location: F-G Islander

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

Track: Trends & Design, Events

Let's Get This Wedding Started! An Anti-Trends Panel Discussion

Speakers: Ron Ben-Israel (Ron Ben-Israel Cakes), Robin Selden (Marcia Selden Catering & Events), Sasha Souza (Sasha Souza Events), Michelle Joy Howard (Flora Couture)

Location: I-E Islander Bridge

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

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

Lighting Terms and Techniques: WTF is a Digital Gobo?

Speaker: Jeremy Martorano

Location: Islander D

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

Track: Event Safety & Technology

Sous Vide: Unconventional Applications for Hors d'oeuvres through Dessert

Speakers: Mark Ellis (The Chef's Table), John McLallen (The Chef's Table), Joshua Fraser (The Chef's Table)

Location: E South Pacific Culinary Experience

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

Track: Culinary

Storytell Your Way to the Bank

Speaker: Aleya Harris (GROWTH/The Social Media Pantry)

Location: F South Pacific

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

Track: Sales & Marketing

The Who, What, When, Where, Why & How of Selling Your Business

Speakers: Greg Casella, CPCE (Catered Too!), Ginger Timms (A&G Timms)

Location: A-B South Pacific

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

Track: Business & Operations

The client wants cannabis

Location: Islander B

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

Track: Event Management

Third Party Ordering & Delivery Services: Hi-jacking or Helping Your Business?

Speakers: Erin Brazil (The Corporate Caterer), Michael Rosman (The Corporate Caterer)

Location: H Islander

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

Track: Business & Operations, Off-Premise Catering

Two Different Leadership Styles. One Powerful Company Culture.

Speakers: Erin Walter (nuphoriq), Tom Walter (Tasty Catering)

Location: G-H South Pacific

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

Track: Staff Development & Enrichment, Business & Operations

What the AI?

Location: Tradewinds ABC

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

Track: Sales & Marketing

Wednesday | 3:00 pm

Thriving in Hiring: How Caterers Can Use the Gig Economy to Increase Their Bottom Lines

Speaker: Sumir Meghani (Instawork)

Location: Recharge 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: Business & Operations, Staff Development & Enrichment

Wednesday | 4:00 pm

A Candid Conversation LIVE with Anthony Lambatos

Speaker: Anthony Lambatos (Footers Catering)

Location: I South Pacific

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

Track: Business & Operations

A Candid Conversation LIVE with Michael Rosman & Erin Brazil

Speakers: Erin Brazil (The Corporate Caterer), Michael Rosman (The Corporate Caterer)

Location: J South Pacific

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

Track: Business & Operations, Culinary

A Frank Discussion Between Vendor, Venue, and Planner

Speakers: Larry Green (Rentals Unlimited), Dave Buckley (Marbella Event Rental), India Rhodes (Wilkinson Rhodes), Christina Alvarado-Morales (Pearl)

Location: Tradewinds ABC

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

Track: Event Management

Anticipating the Worst: Crisis Planning for Your Events

Speakers: Jamie Quickert (Detroit Institute of Art), Eric Drewry (Detroit Institute of Art)

Location: F-G Islander

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

Track: Staff Development & Enrichment, Events

Become an Entrepreneur in the Events Industry

Speaker: Jeff Guberman (McVeigh Global Meetins and Events)

Location: Islander D

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

Track: Business & Professional Development

Creating an Onboarding Guide that Sets You Up for Success

Speakers: Sasha Souza (Sasha Souza Events), Mellysa Levy (Sasha Souza Events)

Location: A-B South Pacific

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

Track: Business & Operations, Staff Development & Enrichment

Curating Community: Working Collaboratively for Successful Museum Events

Speakers: Amberlee Huggins (CSI DMC), Alicia Crosby, CPCE (The Baltimore Museum of Art), Mary Beth Maggio (Smithsonian American Art Museum), Jerry Edwards (Expressions Catering and Events Design)

Location: Islander A

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

Track: Event Management

David Merrell Presents: An Event Design Forecast

Speaker: David Merrell (AOO Events, Inc.)

Location: TSE Live 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), Events

Entertainment Mechanics

Location: Tradewinds DEF

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

Track: Design

Experiential Marketing Events

Location: Mariners

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

Track: Sales & Marketing

How to Build a High Functioning Catering Management Team

Speaker: David Scott Peters (CEO, Owner)

Location: G-H South Pacific

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

Track: Staff Development & Enrichment, Business & Operations

How to React When a Crisis Hits

Speaker: Wendy Price (Mandalay Bay Resort Casino)

Location: Islander B

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

Track: Event Safety & Technology

Leveraging Podcasts for Your Business as a Marketing and Educational Tool

Location: Islander C

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

Track: Business & Professional Development

My Wrap Name is Lil' Hangry: Launching Your Drop Off Catering Business

Speakers: David Lombardo (Lombardo's To Go), Francesca Lombardo (Lombardo's To Go)

Location: H Islander

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

Track: Off-Premise Catering

Salespeople are Driven by Goals

Speaker: Meryl Snow (Snowstorm Solutions)

Location: F South Pacific

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

Track: Staff Development & Enrichment, Business & Operations

The Stars Aligned! Creating Cohesiveness Between Culinary and Event Design

Speakers: Kristin Banta (Kristin Banta Events), Joe Mineo (Joe Mineo Creative), Nathaniel Neubauer (Contemporary Catering), Stavros (M Culinary Concepts), Clint Upchurch (Allied PRA)

Location: I-E Islander Bridge

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

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

Tricking Out Your Trucks & Vans For Safety & Speed in Off Premise Catering Adventures!

Speaker: Roy Porter (Engage-Works Inc.)

Location: C-D South Pacific

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

Track: Business & Operations

Uncovering Your Ideal Niche Market

Location: Coral

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

Track: Wedding

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

Track: All

Wednesday | 9:30 pm

The SEARCH White Party

Speaker: Showcasing Event (Catersource + The Special Event)

Pass Type: Ticketed Event

Track: All

Thursday | 8:00 am

Michael Cerbelli's: The Hot ListTM: 2020

Speaker: Showcasing Event (Catersource + The Special Event)

Location: Oceanside Ballroom

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

Track: All

Thursday | 10:30 am

HOTBOX 101

Speakers: Matt Lee (The Lee Brothers), Ted Lee (The Lee Brothers), Jorge Soto (Soto Brothers), Juan Soto (Soto Brothers)

Location: Hands-on 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: Culinary, Business & Operations

Pretty Is Not Always Profitable

Speaker: Sandy Korem (The Festive Kitchen)

Location: Recharge 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: Business & Operations, All

What's in the Dumpling? Dumplings from Around the World

Speaker: Clay Brunton (Beets Hospitality Group)

Location: Culinary 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: Culinary

Thursday | 11:45 am

Plant Based Platings: A Trend Retrospective & Revitalization

Speakers: Jennie Cook (Jennie Cook's Catering & Plant Based Parties), Joanne Purnell (Good Gracious Events!)

Location: Culinary 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: Culinary, Off-Premise Catering

Website Washout - 7 Ways Your Website is Costing You Business

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

Location: Recharge 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: Sales & Marketing

Thursday | 12:15 pm

Hands-on: Building a WOW Action Station

Speakers: Rich Rosendale (Rosendale Events), Millie Phillips (Southern Exchange Ballrooms)

Location: Hands-on 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: Culinary, Events

Thursday | 1:15 pm

A Candid Conversation LIVE with Sasha Souza

Speaker: Sasha Souza (Sasha Souza Events)

Location: I South Pacific

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

Track: Events, Business & Operations

A Producer, a Designer and a Fundraiser Walk into a Bar...Let's Talk Galas

Speakers: Jen Poyer (Catalina Island Conservancy), Ryan Hanson, CSEP (BeEvents)

Location: Islander A

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

Track: Event Management

Beyond the Plateau - Six Ingredients for Profitability & Growth

Location: Mariners

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

Track: C Level Executives

Bring Your Catering Dollars Back to Campus

Speakers: Aris Marton (Duke University), Dwayne Atkins (Duke University)

Location: H Islander

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

Track: On-Premise Catering, Business & Operations

Creativity, Communication, Collaboration: The Key to Great Events

Moderator: Barb Harris, CSEP, DMCP (CTC Destination Management)

Speakers: Jeff Ware (Catering by Michaels), Callie Stringer, CMP (Mandalay Bay Resort), Arona Martin (Oh, Arona! Experiences)

Location: I-E Islander Bridge

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

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

Empower Couples to Be Different or just Be Different

Location: Coral

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

Track: Wedding

F This S: Burning Out & Coming Back to Work You Love

Speaker: Rachel Sheerin (RachelSheerin.com)

Location: G-H South Pacific

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

Track: Staff Development & Enrichment, All

Future Proof Your Business

Speaker: Aleya Harris (GROWTH/The Social Media Pantry)

Location: F South Pacific

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

Track: Sales & Marketing, Business & Operations

Learn The Secrets Of Reacting Like A PRO When The S**T Hits The Fan!

Speaker: Clint Upchurch (PRA)

Location: Tradewinds ABC

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

Track: Event Management

Measure What Matters: How Business Operating Systems Can Propel You—& Your Team—to Achieve the Audacious

Speaker: Greg Karl (People Stretch Solutions)

Location: A-B South Pacific

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

Track: Business & Operations, Staff Development & Enrichment

No Meat? No Problem.

Speakers: Alexi Mandolini (Catering By Design), Matt Heikkila (By Design Collective)

Location: E South Pacific Culinary Experience

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

Track: Culinary

Proactive Crisis Planning Training

Speaker: Wendy Price (Mandalay Bay Resort Casino)

Location: Islander B

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

Track: Event Safety & Technology

SPILL THE TEA | Event Sales, Marketing, and Development

Speakers: Delanie Olsen (Total Event), Morgan Smith (Curtis Stone Events), Stacey Phillips (TSEC)

Location: TSE Live Stage

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

Track: Sales & Marketing

Storytelling vs Design - Is there a difference?

Speaker: Kimberly Beaune, CMP, CSEP (Creative Twist Inc)

Location: Tradewinds DEF

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

Track: Design

The Future of Virtual Reality in Catering

Speaker: Sandy Hammer (AllSeated)

Location: F-G Islander

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

Track: Off-Premise Catering, On-Premise Catering

The Reality of Executing a Zero Waste Event

Speaker: Sarah Cissna (The Side Lobby)

Location: Islander C

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

Track: Event Management

Thursday | 2:00 pm

Huh, Mobile Optimization? Ya, Totally...

Speaker: Andrew Bouley (Caterease)

Location: Recharge stage

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

Track: Business & Operations

Thursday | 2:30 pm

30 Pastry Hacks in 30 Minutes

Speaker: Shelby Anderson (Footers Catering)

Location: E South Pacific Culinary Experience

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

Track: Culinary, Trends & Design

A Candid Conversation LIVE with Jeff Ware

Speaker: Jeff Ware (Catering by Michaels)

Location: I South Pacific

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

Track: Events, Culinary

A Candid Conversation about Leftover Event Food LIVE with Dana Siles & David Lombardo

Speakers: Dana Siles (Rescuing Leftover Cuisine), David Lombardo (Lombardo's)

Location: H Islander

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

Track: Events, Business & Operations

Are You a Social Butterfly?

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

Location: A-B South Pacific

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

Track: Sales & Marketing

Dazzle with Surprise & Delight in the Event Industry

Location: Mariners

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

Track: Sales & Marketing

Find out who you are, and do it on purpose!

Speaker: Tanya Scagnol (Fifth Element Group)

Location: Islander D

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

Track: Design

Heart Leadership

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

Location: I-E Islander Bridge

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), Staff Development & Enrichment

It’s NOT About Price!

Speaker: Meryl Snow (Snowstorm Solutions)

Location: F South Pacific

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

Track: Sales & Marketing, Business & Operations

Make It Up, Make It Happen: Permits, Promises and Permission

Speaker: Rick Turner (Extraordinary Events)

Location: Islander A

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

Track: Event Management

Managing Food Allergies

Location: Islander B

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

Track: Event Management

Marketing All Stars - West Coast Version 2.0

Speakers: Rhonda Couchigian (Rayce PR), Laura Cardo (Kristin Banta Events), Kelsey Schwarz (Rayce PR), Zohe Felici, Julie Novack (PartySlate)

Location: TSE Live Stage

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

Track: Sales & Marketing

The Art of the Individual Tasting

Speakers: Geoffrey Barker (Simply Fresh Events), Jocelyn Barker (Simply Fresh Events)

Location: C-D South Pacific

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

Track: Sales & Marketing

Trends in Catering Rentals

Speaker: Heather Rouffe (Atlas Event Rental)

Location: F-G Islander

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

Track: Business & Operations, Events

Using event experience design as a strategic tool

Speaker: Anne Dalgaard (EventAnne)

Location: Tradewinds DEF

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

Track: Design

Wedding Planning Anonymous From Insanity to Sanity on Your Wedding Day

Location: Coral

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

Track: Wedding

Winning Sales Begin with YOU!

Speaker: Jonathan Jennings (CT Wedding Group)

Location: G-H South Pacific

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

Track: Staff Development & Enrichment, Sales & Marketing

Working with Volunteers. How to get them, How to keep them.

Speaker: Dona Liston (Lambermont Events)

Location: Islander C

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

Track: Business & Professional Development

Thursday | 3:01 pm

It's Flavor, Not Fads: Food Trends in Catering

Speaker: Nicholas Weber (24 Carrots Catering)

Location: E South Pacific Culinary Experience

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

Track: Culinary

Thursday | 4:00 pm

45 Marketing Trends and Ideas in 45 Minutes

Speakers: Jamie Pritscher (nuphoriq), Jamie Pritscher (Nuphoriq)

Location: F South Pacific

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

Track: Sales & Marketing

A Candid Conversation LIVE with Bill Hansen

Speaker: Bill Hansen (Bill Hansen Luxury Catering)

Location: I South Pacific

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

Track: Business & Operations, Off-Premise Catering

Avoiding Bloodshed: Teaching Performance Management to Culinary Staff

Speaker: Byron Drake (University of Montana)

Location: G-H South Pacific

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

Track: Staff Development & Enrichment, On-Premise Catering

Best Foot Forward: The Onboarding Process for Wedding Professionals

Location: Coral

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

Track: Wedding

Breaking Down Global Cuisine in the Catering World

Speaker: John Reed (Customized Culinary Solutions)

Location: E South Pacific Culinary Experience

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

Track: Culinary, Off-Premise Catering

Build Motivated Teams

Speaker: Meryl Snow (Snowstorm Solutions)

Location: I-E Islander Bridge

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

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

Event Visualization: Communicating the creative vision of your event.

Speaker: Robert Hulsmeyer

Location: Tradewinds ABC

Track: Design

From Barely Breaking Even to 20% Profit in Three Years: How We Did It.

Speaker: Abbey Duke (Sugarsnap)

Location: A-B South Pacific

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

Track: Business & Operations, All

Proactively Managing Inventory: Serious Savings Via the Milk Run Model

Speaker: Vijay Goel (Bite Catering Couture)

Location: C-D South Pacific

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

Track: Business & Operations, Culinary

Spill the Tea with Jamie Lee (& Friends)

Speakers: Jamie Quickert (Detroit Institute of Art), Jeffrey Selden (Marcia Selden Catering & Events), Terrica (Cocktails & Details® / Terrica Inc.), Jennifer Perna (Fulton Market Consulting), Stavros (M Culinary Concepts)

Location: F-G Islander

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

Track: All, Staff Development & Enrichment

The Ins and Outs of Publishing

Location: Mariners

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

Track: Sales & Marketing

What to Buy, Save and Trash in Your 2020 Dcor

Speaker: Heather Rouffe (Atlas Party Rental)

Location: Tradewinds DEF

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

Track: Design

Thursday | 6:00 pm

Industry Awards Ceremony

Speaker: Showcasing Event (Catersource + The Special Event)

Location: Oceanside Ballroom

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

Track: All

Unscheduled

Closing Night Celebration

Speaker: Showcasing Event (Catersource + The Special Event)

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

Track: All