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View, browse, and sort the ever-growing list of sessions by pass type, track, and format.

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.

Kevin LacassinCEOGood Food Events + Catering

Kevin is an ambitious and successful business owner with over two decades of experience in leadership, business management, finance as well as inside and outside consultative sales experience with a proven track record. He is energetic and enthusiastic with skills that include relationship building, prospecting, public speaking, team management and goal-oriented success. He began his career in New Orleans, spending several years as a financial advisor before taking a leap of faith into the hospitality field where he worked in various capacities in the bar and hotel industry. After re-locating to Tampa, FL he founded and grew a high-end event catering company which he continues to own today. Good Food Events + Catering has catered events for Super Bowls, College Football Championship Games, Republican National Conventions and hundreds of weddings, corporate and social events in the Tampa Bay region. In 2022 he acquired Delectables Fine Catering and has re-vamped the branding, expanded the company and worked to fine-tune his dual branding growth strategy. In addition to ownership of his companies, he enjoys being on the water (boating or beach), photography, biking and doing these activities with his kids and his family. His personal and business motto is "under-promise and over-deliver" and has worked tirelessly to "make things happen."