View, browse and sort the 2018 Catersource sessions by track and session. With the CS2018 session scheduler, you can build your education schedule in advance and access it during the show via export or with the Mobile App, once live in January.
PLEASE NOTE: Using this schedule builder is for convenience only and does not register you or guarantee you a seat in the sessions. Only ticketed optional events guarantee availability.
Seating is first come, first served.
Kate Patay, Chief Strategy Officer, Patay Consulting
Kate Patay, CPCE, Chief Strategist of Patay Consulting, is an international speaker & consultant, SEPA Advisor and Lecturer at The International School of Hospitality in Las Vegas. She's been a recognized industry professional for nearly 20 years in many facets of special events and has served on the boards of numerous industry organizations. In 2015 she was honored with the coveted Pacesetter Award from the Events Industry Council (formerly the CIC) and an Esprit Award from ILEA for her work in the Green Sector of Events. In 2016, she received the Event Solutions Spotlight Award for Innovation. Smart Meetings has named her as one of the Top Meeting Professionals in 2017 and she consistently is in the Top ranks of #EventProfs in North America as ranked by Eventopedia. Kate has been also nominated as Nevada's Saleswoman of the Year and Citizen of the Year in addition to being honored as not only the Most Influential Person in Northern Nevada by the Top 100 Influencers, but as the "Person to Know" by the Reno Gazette Journal, and one of the top 20 Under 40 by Special Event Magazine. She is a frequent contributor and speaker for Smart Meetings, The Event Manager Blog, National Association for Catering & Events, The Special Event, Catersource Conference & Tradeshow, The American Rental Association, Meeting Professionals International, Wedding MBA,The Association of Bridal Consultants, and various other organizations and conferences.