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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.

Lindsey LeichthammerOwnerLindsey Leichthammer Events

A Boston native, Lindsey moved to Burlington, Vermont to attend Champlain College, majoring in Business with double minors in Marketing and Event Management. Lindsey has always been involved in the wedding and event community, with her first job being on the catering team at Atlantica Restaurant in Cohasset, MA at the age of 16. After college she went on to become the General Manager of Cloud 9 Caterers, a luxury farm-to-table catering company in northern Vermont. In 2014 she went on to join the rentaurant group The Farmhouse Group as their Director of Catering and Events. There, she created and developed the groups off-site food and bar catering and on-site multi-restaurant private dining division, Farmhouse Group Events. Lindsey was noted as the Vermont Association of Wedding Professionals Industry Member of the Year in 2015, and served as board president 2017 - 2023. She is currently self-employed under her own multi-faceted brand: Lindsey Leichthammer Events, which offers wedding and event planning and design, food styling and catering, custom watercolor and calligraphy and business consultation services for restaurants, caterers and venues - and of course, freelance opportunities. She has worked with a number of clients for food styling and photography including Cloud 9 Caterers, The Inn at the Round Barn Farm, Vermont Creamery, Cabot Creamery and more. She currently lives between Burlington, Vermont and Boston, Massachusetts with her dog, Banjo, always in tow.