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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.

Colton StaverDirector of Floral & DesignThe JDK Group

Colton Staver is the Director of Floral & Design at The JDK Group, a full-service catering and event production company, located in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania. He has a passion for planning and designing events, and loves the creative freedom he has while working with his clients. Colton started with The JDK Group in 2016 and three short years later was appointed the Director of the Floral & Design department. He currently oversees a team of 12 ranging from a Sales Coordinator, Production & Operations Supervisors, and everyday Floral Designers. Colton is a 2017 graduate of Shippensburg University, where he majored in Business, with a concentration in Management.