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If you are seeing varied colors of session titles, here is your guide:
Dark teal = Catersource education sessions
Dark orange = TSE education sessions
Black = those sessions or events that can be attended by anyone with a Catersource or TSE pass, or requires a separate ticket.
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.

Anthony BollottaPresidentBollotta Entertainment

Anthony is the President of Bollotta Entertainment, a San Diego based production and entertainment booking company specializing in meetings and entertainment-driven experiences. He has served in the position as event chair or co-chair for The Special Event numerous times throughout the past two decades, and in 2009 served as the show's San Diego Ambassador. Nationally recognized in the events community as an innovator in the field of entertainment, he has won numerous awards for his work, including the prestigious Creative Director of the Year Award from Event Solutions Magazine, the Petco Chairman's Award, and Hotel Motel Association's Allied Person of the Year Award. He has produced, directed or appeared on stage for Microsoft, Petco, Qualcomm, L'ATTITUDE, MITEL, and a variety of association and private clients around the globe. In 2002, Anthony was asked to write and teach an Event Entertainment curriculum for the University of San Diego's Event Management Certification Program. In 2003, 2008 and 2010, he was named Educator of the Year. Today, he teaches Event Design and Production, and Conference Architecture for SDSU, where Anthony recently earned a master's degree in Meeting and Event Management. He also continues to speak at industry conferences throughout the region and the United States, and his podcast Bollotta-Fide, serves as Anthony's forum to (humorously) share best practices for creating event entertainment experiences.