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Cause for Celebration

Kristin Banta  (CEO and Creative Director, Kristin Banta Events)

David Merrell  (CEO/Creative Director, AOO Events)

Clint Upchurch  (Event Producer, independant)

Stavros  (Director of Business Development, M Culinary Concepts)

Location: Ballroom B

Date: Tuesday, July 20

Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

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), TSE-Business & Professional Development

Associations & Accrediting: CMP

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

At a time when the wedding and event industry has taken one of the largest hits in history, how can you make yourself stand out and continue to keep your doors open? How can you encourage a client (whether that be wedding, social or corporate) to press on with their event and tell their unique story? We will examine what's taken place over the past year, presenting the various challenges that we've all been faced with in 2020, while discussing how to refocus and rebuild our clientele and our businesses as we come together to build a stronger, more dynamic industry.