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Jul 19 Monday | 7:30 pm

Connect Live

Speaker: Showcasing Event  (Catersource + The Special Event)

Pass Type: Ticketed Event

Jul 20 Tuesday | 8:00 am

"A Fresh Approach" A Hands-on Floral Workshop

Speaker: Taylor Demartino  (DeMartino Design Group)

Location: Ocean Drive F

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Design

Format: Session

"But We've Always Done It This Way" How to Convince a Board that is Stuck in the Past

Speaker: Maria Vigil  (Greater Spokane Inc./Beacon Hill Events)

Location: Room 233

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Event Management

Format: Session

73 Questions: The Sustainable Event Management Edition

Speaker: Suzanne Morrell  (STM enterprises- Creating Environments)

Location: Room 228

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Event Management, TSE-Design

Format: Session

Becoming the Leader You Want to Be

Speaker: Anthony Lambatos  (Footers Catering)

Location: Ballroom B

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), CS-Business & Operations

Format: Session

Chef's Focus on Plant Forward; The Art of Craveable Cuisine

Speakers: Jacqui Pressinger  (American Culinary Federation), Jeffrey Schlissel  (TBD)

Location: Ballroom C

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Culinary, CS-Staff Development & Enrichment

Format: Demo Session

Circle of Influence - Leveraging Relationships at All Levels

Speakers: Patrick Crosson, CMP, DES  (PC Events and Experiences, LLC), Sarah Wantz  (Wantz Events), Noelle McInerney  (Ladidadi XM)

Location: Ballroom A

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Business & Professional Development

Format: Session

Communication for the Win! Working with Photographers to Maximize your Reach

Speaker: Collin Pierson  (Collin Pierson Photography)

Location: Room 237

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Weddings, TSE-Sales & Marketing

Format: Session

Diversify or Die - A Synergistic Approach to Survival

Speaker: Chef Amy von Eiff  (A Cut Above Catering | Classes | Events)

Location: Room 203

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Business & Operations, CS-Sales & Marketing

Format: Session

Getting Your Own Slice of the Pie: How to Bring Your Business Into the Convention World

Speaker: Jennifer Bertolino  (Levy Convention Centers)

Location: Ocean Drive B

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Sales & Marketing, CS-Business & Operations

Format: Session

Meet like a mouse. Apply Disney methods. Deliver MAGICal results.

Speaker: Lenn Millbower, the Mouse Man  (Offbeat Training LLC)

Location: Room 231

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Design, TSE-Event Management

Format: Session

PANEL - Forecasting 2021 Food Costs and Menu Pricing

Speakers: Clint Elkins  (SB Value), Lon Lane  (Lon Lane's Inspired Occasions), Neal Green  (All Occasion Catering)

Location: Room 207

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Business & Operations

Format: Session

Rules of Engagement // Quantifying the Intangible

Speakers: Bobby Dutton  (GBM6 (GrooveBosotn / Mission Six)), Jessica Claar  (Degy Booking International)

Location: Room 229

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Sales & Marketing, TSE-Business & Professional Development

Format: Session

Stop Selling and Help Them Buy!

Speaker: Alan Berg, CSP  (Wedding Business Solutions LLC)

Location: Room 209

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Sales & Marketing, CS-Business & Operations

Format: Session

Jul 20 Tuesday | 9:30 am

A Night at the Museum: Planning Events in Protected Places

Speaker: Alicia Crosby, CPCE  (The Baltimore Museum of Art)

Location: Room 228

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Event Management, TSE-Weddings

Format: Session

Event Venue Strategies for Caterers in the Post COVID Era

Speaker: Carl Sacks  (Leading Caterers of America)

Location: Room 209

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-On-Premise Catering, CS-Business & Operations

Format: Session

Here Come the Newbies: Preparing for the Event Pro Blitz

Speakers: Meghan Ely  (OFD Consulting LLC), Christie Osborne  (Mountainside Media), Nora Sheils  (Bridal Bliss), Margaux Fraise  (Harmony Creative Studio), CeCe Todd  (CeCe Designs LLC)

Location: Ballroom A

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Business & Professional Development

Format: Session

How to Use Visual Mapping Processes to Increase Productively, Eliminate Errors & Reduce Waste. Part 1 of 2

Speaker: Roy Porrter  (Engage-Works Inc.)

Location: Room 203

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Event Production, CS-Business & Operations

Format: Demo Session

Late Nite Bride: Expert Status through Virtual Experiences

Speaker: Peggy Kelley  (TIMELESS CELEBRATIONS)

Location: Room 237

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Weddings

Format: Session

PLANNERS TO THE PLANNER, A TRUSTED PARTNERSHIP

Speaker: Stan White  (WHITE DOOR EVENTS)

Location: Room 231

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Design, TSE-Business & Professional Development

Format: Session

Producing the WOW Factor: Using Trends and Technology

Speaker: Deborah Elias, CSEP, CMP, CIS  (Elias Events)

Location: Room 233

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Event Technology, TSE-Event Management

Format: Session

Rebuilding a Sales Team, Strategies for Building Strong Teams in Times of Transition

Moderator: Jennifer Perna  (Fulton Market Consulting)

Speakers: Margaret Brower  (Bonura Hospitality Group), Katie Fleury  (Ridgewells Catering), Heidi Brice  (Puff n Stuff)

Location: Room 207

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Sales & Marketing

Format: Session

Squad Goals - 5 Ways to Building an Unstoppable Dream Team of Vendors

Speaker: Terrica  (Cocktails & Details® / Terrica Inc.)

Location: Ocean Drive B

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Staff Development & Enrichment, CS-Business & Operations

Format: Session

The Audacious Transparency of Your Personal Brand

Speaker: Christina Matteucci  (David Beahm Experiences)

Location: Ballroom B

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), CS-Staff Development & Enrichment

Format: Session

The New Power of Hybrid Events

Speakers: Colja Dams  (VOK DAMS Worldwide), Claudia Koehler  (VOK DAMS Worldwide)

Location: Room 229

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Sales & Marketing, TSE-Event Management

Format: Session

Toasts, Sandwiches & Sliders: The Perfect Serve

Speakers: Christine Hubbard  (Sodexo), Joseph Pina  (Sodexo)

Location: Ballroom C

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Culinary, CS-On-Premise Catering

Format: Session

Jul 20 Tuesday | 11:00 am

A New Dining Concept.....FINALLY!!

Speaker: Chef Winston Willams  (Catering CC Inc.)

Location: Room 209

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-On-Premise Catering, CS-Culinary

Format: Session

Candid Conversation Live With Roy Porter!

Speaker: Roy Porter  (Engage-Works Inc.)

Location: Room 201

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Off-Premise Catering, CS-Business & Operations

Format: Session

Designing and Producing Memorable Events

Speakers: Cayetano Uribe  (Cayetano y Mónica Decoraciones), Monica Sevilla  (Cayetano y Mónica Decoraciones)

Location: Room 231

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Design, TSE-Weddings

Format: Session

Diversity and Inclusion Shine Through

Speaker: Amanda Ma  (Innovate Marketing Group)

Location: Room 228

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Event Management

Format: Panel, Lecture

Everyone Can Write: Mastering Killer Content for an Online World

Speaker: Liese Gardner  (Liese Gardner Communications)

Location: Room 203

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Sales & Marketing

Format: Hands-on Session

Everything You Need To Know About Virtual/Hybrid Special Events

Speaker: Scott Frankel  (Animatic Media, LLC.)

Location: Room 233

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Event Technology

Format: Session

From Princess to Pilot Applied Communication Strategies for Maximum Impact

Speakers: Kate Patay  (Kate Patay Consulting), Bobby Dutton  (GMB6)

Location: Ballroom A

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Business & Professional Development, TSE-Sales & Marketing

Format: Session

How to Deal With Difficult People In Difficult Situations

Speaker: Barbara Khozam  (Barbara Khozam, Inc.)

Location: Ballroom B

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

Format: Session

Hyper-Targeted Facebook & Instagram Ads For Wedding Pros

Speaker: Valerie McCartney  (Wedding Ads That Work)

Location: Room 229

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Weddings, TSE-Sales & Marketing

Format: Session

Labor of Love: What No One Tells You About Starting and Maintaining a Venue

Speaker: Dixie Bagley  (The Farm, Rome GA)

Location: Room 237

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Weddings, TSE-Business & Professional Development

Format: Session

Sweet Science: How To Create the Ultimate Chocolate Cake

Speaker: Ron Ben-Israel  (Ron Ben-Israel Cakes)

Location: Ballroom C

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Culinary

Format: Demo Session

Thank goodness for the virus

Speakers: Russell Morin  (Russell Morin Catering and Events), Thomas McDowell  (Conneticutt Wedding Group), Robert Frungillo  (Frungillo Caterers)

Location: Room 207

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Business & Operations

Format: Session

The Look Ahead: F+B Trends in the Post-Pandemic World

Speaker: Stavros  (M Culinary Concepts)

Location: Ocean Drive B

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Trends & Design, CS-Culinary

Format: Session

Jul 20 Tuesday | 1:00 pm

*!%$!!# TASTINGS - Balancing their Pain for Culinary & Operations with their Necessity for Sales

Speakers: Michael Bonura  (Bonura Hospitality Group), Margaret Brower  (Bonura Hospitality), Chip Olszewski  (Bonura Hospitality)

Location: Room 207

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Culinary, CS-Business & Operations

Academic Event Professional – Sharing Experiences with your Campus Planning Peers

Speaker: Sally Webb  (Special Event Company)

Location: Room 231

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Business & Professional Development

Breaking the Culinary Rules: Adding Cash—and Cache—to Your Menu Offerings

Speaker: Keith Lord  (Strateje Fourteen)

Location: Ballroom C

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Culinary

Format: Demo Session

Building Trust and Consistency Through Social Media Messaging + Engagement

Speaker: Aleya Harris  (Flourish Marketing)

Location: Room 229

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Sales & Marketing, TSE-Business & Professional Development

Format: Session

Calling BS on Busy: Secrets of Time Management, Productivity + Organization

Speaker: Andrew Mellen  (Andrew Mellen, Inc.)

Location: Ballroom A

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Business & Professional Development

Format: Session

Cause for Celebration

Speakers: Kristin Banta  (Kristin Banta Events), David Merrell  (AOO Events), Clint Upchurch  (independant), Michael Stavros  (M Culinary Concepts)

Location: Ballroom B

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

Format: Session

Five Days with the Mouse

Speaker: Michael Kloss, CSEP  (Five Days with the Mouse to be a Better Event Planner)

Location: Room 228

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Event Management

Format: Session

Hands-on Dining Training Any Staff Can Master, Version 2.0!

Speaker: Bob Pacanovsky  (The Black Tie Experience)

Location: Ocean Drive F

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Event Production, CS-Health & Safety

Harness the Power of Habit: How Smart Leaders Can Create Their Dream Team in 10 Minutes a Day (Or Less)

Speaker: Sharon Lipinski  (Habit Mastery Consulting)

Location: Room 233

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-C Level Executives, TSE-Business & Professional Development

Format: Session

How I Went From Budget Brides to Luxury Weddings in Three Years (and how you can, too!)

Speaker: CeCe Todd  (CeCe Designs and Events)

Location: Room 237

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Weddings, TSE-Business & Professional Development

Format: Session

LOVE IS NOT CANCELLED ~ WEDDING TRENDS TO FALL IN LOVE WITH

Speakers: Robin Selden  (Marcia Selden Catering), Jeffrey Selden  (Marcia Selden Catering)

Location: Ocean Drive B

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Event Production, CS-Off-Premise Catering

Format: Session

No Blog, No Worries: How to earn qualified web traffic without a blog

Speaker: Christie Osborne  (Mountainside Media / Mountainsdie Bride / Aisle Society)

Location: Room 203

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Sales & Marketing

Format: Session

People, Passion & Purpose = Profits

Speaker: Brian A M Green CMP CMM  (By BrianGreen)

Location: Room 201

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Staff Development & Enrichment, CS-Business & Operations

Format: Session

Rebound with Frank & Jen

Speakers: Jennifer Perna  (Fulton Market Consulting), Francisco Christian  (Taylored Hospitality Solutions)

Location: Room 209

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Business & Operations, CS-Sales & Marketing

Format: Session

Jul 20 Tuesday | 2:30 pm

"Perfecting the Party" An in-depth Look into Guest Experiences

Speaker: Taylor Demartino  (DeMartino Design Group)

Location: Ballroom B

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-Design

Format: Session

Beyond the Ballroom - Galas Reimagined

Speaker: Kaila Currie-Bartlett  (Fluid Events Inc.)

Location: Room 228

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Event Management

Format: Session

Creating Order From Chaos: How to Organize and Optimize Your Photo Portfolio

Speaker: Julie Roth Novack  (PartySlate)

Location: Ballroom A

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Business & Professional Development, TSE-Sales & Marketing

Format: Panel, Lecture

ENGAGE! Harnessing the Power of Video Marketing—and How to Do it Right

Speaker: Shakira M. Brown  (SMB Strategic Media LLC)

Location: Room 229

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Sales & Marketing, TSE-Business & Professional Development

Format: Session

Hands-On: How To Create Visual Process Maps To Eliminate Waste And Increase Productivity. Part 2

Speaker: Roy Porrter  (Engage-Works Inc.)

Location: Ocean Drive F

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Event Production, CS-Staff Development & Enrichment

Format: Hands-on Session

Hire and Keep Resilient Employees to Navigate Change

Speaker: Dr. G (Deborah Gilboa, MD)  (Ask Doctor G)

Location: Room 233

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-C Level Executives, TSE-Business & Professional Development

Format: Session

How Community Partnerships Can Build (and SAVE) Your Business

Speaker: Abbey Duke  (Sugarsnap)

Location: Room 203

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Business & Operations, CS-Sales & Marketing

Format: Session

Reinventing Catering: A Chef's Discussion

Speaker: Peter McCaffrey  (Certified Catering Consultants)

Location: Room 201

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Culinary, CS-Health & Safety

Format: Session

Staffing Strategies During Your Rebuild

Speakers: Warren Dietel  (Puff 'n Stuff Catering), Bill Hansen  (Bill Hansen Luxury Catering and Event Production), Sumir Meghani  (Instawork), Leslie LaSorsa  (Crave Catering)

Location: Room 207

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Staff Development & Enrichment, CS-Business & Operations

Format: Hands-on Session

Sticky Situations: How to deal with family drama and other things you aren't getting paid for

Speaker: Margaux Fraise  (Harmony Creative Studio)

Location: Room 237

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Weddings, TSE-Event Management

Format: Session

The Business of Food Displays

Speaker: Chef Greg Taylor  (The Black Fox Co.)

Location: Ballroom C

Track: CS-Culinary, CS-Trends & Design

Format: Demo Session

Turn Your Clique Into a Tribe

Speaker: Fausto Pifferrer  (Blue Elephant Events and Catering)

Location: Room 209

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Staff Development & Enrichment

Format: Session

Upselling and Cross-Selling - More Revenue with Less Effort

Speaker: Shannon Tarrant  (Wedding Venue Map)

Location: Room 231

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Sales & Marketing

Format: Session

Your Brand is more than a Logo

Speaker: Alan Berg, CSP  (Wedding Business Solutions LLC)

Location: Ocean Drive B

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Sales & Marketing, CS-Business & Operations

Format: Session

Jul 20 Tuesday | 4:00 pm

Chicken Soup for the Hospitality Industry 

Speaker: Barbara Brass  (Wolfgang Puck)

Location: Ballroom B

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)

Format: Session

Complacency: The Enemy of a Successful Team

Speaker: Meryl Snow  (SnowStorm Solutions / Certified Catering Consultants)

Location: Ballroom A

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Business & Professional Development

Format: Session

Helpers v Hustlers

Speaker: Karen Gordon  (Goodshuffle Pro)

Location: Room 229

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Sales & Marketing, TSE-Business & Professional Development

Format: Session

Not Your Typical F-oring (Freaking Boring) Virtual Event

Speaker: Adonica Coleman  (A2D Events)

Location: Room 233

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Event Technology, TSE-Business & Professional Development

Format: Session

Shaking Up an Industry That's Stirred

Speaker: Emily Ellyn  (Emily Ellyn Productions)

Location: Ballroom C

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Culinary, CS-Trends & Design

Format: Demo Session

The BIG Pause...Same Team, New Dreams

Speaker: Rob Barber  (ATOMIC Design Inc)

Location: Room 231

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Design, TSE-Business & Professional Development

Format: Session

The New Norm, Hybrid Mettings- How and Why

Speaker: Jordan Goodfellow  (GIGRENT)

Location: Room 228

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Event Management, TSE-Event Technology

Format: Session

The Reality of Planning a Wedding as a Desi Couple

Speaker: Shena Cherian  (DesiWeds)

Location: Room 237

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Weddings

Format: Panel, Lecture

The Union House: Catering in Union Environments

Speaker: Thomas Whelan  (Levy Convention Centers)

Location: Room 203

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Business & Operations, CS-On-Premise Catering

Format: Session

Trendsetting Food Stations in our New Normal

Speaker: Syd Sexton  (Catering by Design)

Location: Ocean Drive B

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Event Production, CS-Off-Premise Catering

Format: Session

Well-Trained Staff- the Best Marketing & PR for your company

Speaker: Bob Pacanovky  (The Black Tie Experience)

Location: Room 207

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Staff Development & Enrichment, CS-Business & Operations

Format: Workshop

You Can Safely Serve Everyone Without Breaking the Bank!

Speaker: Lisa Cox  (www.gemcityfinefoods.com)

Location: Ocean Drive F

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Health & Safety, CS-Culinary

Format: Hands-on Session

Jul 20 Tuesday | 7:30 pm

Opening Night Party

Speaker: Showcasing Event  (Catersource + The Special Event)

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Premium Pass, TSE Premium Pass, Ticketed Event

Jul 21 Wednesday | 8:00 am

Opening General Session

Speaker: Showcasing Event  (Catersource + The Special Event)

Location: Exhibit Hall Stage

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Jul 21 Wednesday | 10:30 am

Catersource Diced Competition: Get on Board!

Speakers: Joseph Pina  (Sodexo), Chef Greg Taylor  (The Black Fox Co.), Chip Olszewski  (Bonura Hospitality)

Facilitator: Emily Ellyn  (Emily Ellyn Productions)

Judges: Ron Ben-Israel  (Ron Ben-Israel Cakes), Robin Selden  (Marcia Selden Catering), Keith Lord  (Strateje Fourteen)

Location: Culinary & Competition Stage

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass, Tradeshow Only Pass

Track: CS-Culinary

Format: Workshop

Pivoting in the Covid 19 Catering Climate

Speakers: Margaret Teskey  (Taste Catering), Melissa Panico  (Taste Catering)

Location: Recharge Stage

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Business & Operations, CS-Health & Safety

Format: Session

Jul 21 Wednesday | 11:00 am

6 People You'll Meet in Your Inbox

Speaker: Terrica  (Cocktails & Details® / Terrica Inc.)

Location: Room 209

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Sales & Marketing

Format: Session

Build a Modern Selling Strategy & Improve Performance

Speaker: Meryl Snow  (SnowStorm Solutions / Certified Catering Consultants)

Location: Room 229

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Sales & Marketing

Format: Session

Building Forever Clients

Speaker: Jaime Peterson  (Saz's Hospitality Group)

Location: Room 203

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Sales & Marketing, CS-Staff Development & Enrichment

Format: Session

Critical Leadership & Communication

Speaker: Kate Patay  (Patay Consulting)

Location: Ballroom A

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Business & Professional Development

Format: Session

Delight in the Details

Speaker: Nanci Gandy  (Silverado Productions)

Location: Room 233

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Design, TSE-Business & Professional Development

Format: Session

Designing in a New World (Might Surprise You)

Speakers: Evan Carbotti  (Carbotti Experiences), Jordan Carbotti  (Carbotti Experiences), Ingrid Adolphs  (Carbotti Experiences)

Location: Ballroom B

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

Format: Session

Diversity and Inclusion: Making Everyone Feel Welcome

Speaker: Kathleen Zemaitis  (Kathleen Zemaitis)

Location: Room 228

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Event Management, TSE-Business & Professional Development

Format: Session

Hands-On Session: How To Execute Plated Service With Finesse, Speed And Accuracy! Six Different Methods!

Speakers: Roy Porter  (Engage-Works Inc.), Roy Porrter  (Engage Works)

Location: Ocean Drive F

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Off-Premise Catering, CS-Staff Development & Enrichment

Format: Hands-on Session

Intentional Culture Building - Activating Your Core Values

Speaker: Anthony Lambatos  (Footers Catering)

Location: Ocean Drive B

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Business & Operations, CS-Staff Development & Enrichment

Format: Session

Mindful Leadership Communications to Support a Sustainable, Diverse & Inclusive Environment

Speaker: Shakira M. Brown  (SMB Strategic Media LLC)

Location: Ballroom B

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), CS-Staff Development & Enrichment

Format: Session

Podcasting for Profits

Speaker: Trish Simitakos  (Trish Star Events)

Location: Room 231

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Sales & Marketing, TSE-Business & Professional Development

Format: Session

Stop, Collaborate, and Listen: The Business of Million Dollar Events

Speakers: Jennifer Bertolino  (Levy Convention Centers), Thomas Whelan  (Levy Convention Centers)

Location: Room 207

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Business & Operations, CS-Sales & Marketing

Format: Session

UNLV Hospitality Catering Chef's Table: Teaching Virtual Cooking Events

Speakers: Candice Imam  (Harrah College of Hospitality, University of Nevada, Las Vegas), Chef Mark Sandoval  (Harrah College of Hospitality, University of Nevada, Las Vegas), Chef Stephanie Bogert  (Harrah College of Hospitality, University of Nevada, Las Vegas)

Location: Ballroom C

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Culinary, CS-Event Production

Format: Demo Session

WEDDING DESIGN REIMAGINED | What to Expect in 2021

Speaker: Adrianne Harris  (ADRIANNE HARRIS DESIGNS)

Location: Room 237

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Weddings

Format: Session

Jul 21 Wednesday | 11:30 am

Email Exorcism - Stop Getting Ghosted On Your Replies!

Speaker: Alan Berg, CSP  (Wedding Business Solutions LLC)

Location: Recharge Stage

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Sales & Marketing, CS-Business & Operations

Format: Session

Jul 21 Wednesday | 12:45 pm

The Alchemy of Ayurveda

Speakers: Chef Paul Seaman  (PJBJ, LLC), Beverly Jones  (PJBJ, LLC)

Location: Culinary & Competition Stage

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass, Tradeshow Only Pass

Track: CS-Culinary, CS-Sales & Marketing

Format: Session

Jul 21 Wednesday | 1:00 pm

Addressing Food and Labor Challenges of Vegan Menu Concept Development

Speaker: Ronald Pickarski  (Eco-Cuisine)

Location: Ballroom C

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Culinary, CS-On-Premise Catering

Format: Session

Beyond The Zoom: Digital Experiences worthy of being called an "Event"

Speaker: Cara Kleinhaut  (AGENC)

Location: Room 228

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Event Management, TSE-Design

Format: Session

Cultivating Chefs to be Great Managers

Speaker: David Scott Peters  (David Scott Peters)

Location: Room 203

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Business & Operations, CS-Staff Development & Enrichment

Format: Session

Customer Service: Did I Just Blow It?

Speaker: JC York  (Classic Entertainment / Wise Guys InterACTive)

Location: Ballroom A

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Business & Professional Development

Format: Panel, Lecture

Elevate your 2021 Events with Florals

Speaker: CeCe Todd  (CeCe Designs and Events)

Location: Ocean Drive B

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Trends & Design, CS-Event Production

Format: Session

Google Analytics & Your Marketing Strategy

Speaker: Christie Osborne  (Mountainside Media / Mountainsdie Bride / Aisle Society)

Location: Room 231

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Sales & Marketing

Format: Session

Leadership Strategies to Address Workplace Bias and Microaggressions

Speakers: Michael Testagrossa  (JMT Eventology), Nelandra Anselmo  (True Core Business Wellness)

Location: Room 209

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Staff Development & Enrichment, CS-Health & Safety

Format: Session

Mobilizing Your Vendor Team to Ensure Event Success

Speakers: Reuben Bell  (Blue Elephant Events and Catering), Suzi McMerty Shands  (Mintahoe Catering & Events)

Location: Room 207

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Business & Operations

Format: Session

New Revenue Streams for Your Wedding Business

Speakers: Meghan Ely  (OFD Consulting), Renee Dalo  (Moxie Bright Events), Kinsey Roberts  (She Creates Business), Aleya Harris  (Flourish Marketing), Michelle Loretta  (Sage Wedding Pros)

Location: Room 237

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Weddings

Format: Session

Saturday Night Live: Going Virtual Since 1975

Speaker: Kevin Molesworth, CSEP  (Brass Tacks Events / Celadore Creative)

Location: Ballroom B

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-Event Technology

Format: Session

Smart Selling - The Six Daily Tasks that Create High Performance Sales

Speaker: Renee Miner  (Empyrean Events and Catering)

Location: Recharge Stage

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Sales & Marketing

Format: Session

The ROI of an Effective Final Details Meeting

Speaker: Shannon Tarrant  (Wedding Venue Map)

Location: Room 229

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Sales & Marketing

Format: Session

The Work-Life Relationship

Speaker: Daniela Grafman CSEP  (Vision Event Co)

Location: Room 233

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Business & Professional Development

Format: Session

Jul 21 Wednesday | 2:30 pm

Beyond Picture Perfect Diversity: How to Create a Sense of Inclusion

Speaker: Dima Ghawi  (Dima Ghawi, LLC.)

Location: Ballroom B

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), CS-Staff Development & Enrichment

Format: Session

But Do I Still Have To Wear A Mask? Weddings and Events in the Time of COVID

Speaker: Julia Kendrick Conway  (Assaggiare Mendocino, Inc)

Location: Room 207

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Health & Safety, CS-Event Production

Format: Session

David Merrell presents: The New Normal for Live Events

Speaker: David Merrell  (AOO Events)

Location: Ballroom A

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Design

Format: Session

Delicate Delegating

Speaker: Angela Proffitt  (GSD Creative)

Location: Room 228

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Business & Professional Development, TSE-Sales & Marketing

Format: Session

How To Conduct A Successful Event Site Inspection That Reduces Surprises & Discovers Upsell Opportunties!

Speaker: Roy Porrter  (Engage-Works Inc.)

Location: Room 209

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Off-Premise Catering, CS-Business & Operations

Format: Session

In a Box, In a Bag, In the Air, On the Web

Speakers: Ron Ben-Israel  (Ron Ben-Israel Cakes), Robin Selden  (Marcia Selden Catering), Jeffrey Selden  (Marcia Selden Catering)

Location: Ocean Drive B

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Business & Operations, CS-Culinary

Format: Session

Let your competition be cheaper!

Speaker: Karen Gordon  (Goodshuffle Pro)

Location: Room 229

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Sales & Marketing

Format: Session

Planning a Destination Wedding A to Z

Speaker: Deborah Elias  (Elias Events)

Location: Room 233

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Weddings

Format: Session

Podcasting for Pros in 2021

Speaker: Megan Gillikin  (A Southern Soiree/ The Planner's Vault/Weddings For Real Podcast)

Location: Room 203

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Sales & Marketing, CS-Business & Operations

Format: Session

Small Plates, Big Return

Speaker: Emily Ellyn  (Emily Ellyn Productions)

Location: Ballroom C

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Culinary, CS-On-Premise Catering

Format: Demo Session

Social Media on Steroids: Guaranteed HUGE Results 100% Organically

Speaker: Dan Shinder  (Advanced Social Marketing)

Location: Room 231

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Sales & Marketing, TSE-Business & Professional Development

Format: Session

The Game Changed: Selling Events Post COVID

Speaker: Meryl Snow  (SnowStorm Solutions / Certified Catering Consultants)

Location: Recharge Stage

Track: CS-Sales & Marketing, CS-Business & Operations

Format: Session

Jul 21 Wednesday | 4:00 pm

2021 Global Wedding Trends

Speaker: Meghan Ely  (OFD Consulting LLC)

Location: Ocean Drive B

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Trends & Design, CS-Event Production

Format: Session

5 Steps to Embracing Your Competition and Growing Your Business

Speaker: Ryan Corvaia  (Dish Food & Events LLC)

Location: Room 203

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Sales & Marketing, CS-Business & Operations

Format: Session

Achieving "Balance" – Myth or Reality?

Speaker: Tracey Fricke, CSEP, MWP, CMP  (Occasion Designed)

Location: Room 237

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Health & Safety

Format: Session

Defining Luxury on Your Own Terms

Speaker: Bron Hansboro  (The Flower Guy Bron)

Location: Room 209

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Business & Operations

Format: Session

Executive's Look: Swinging Through COVID and Coming Out The Winner!

Speaker: Michael Bonura  (Bonura Hospitality Group)

Location: Room 207

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-On-Premise Catering, CS-Business & Operations

Format: Session

I Know You're the Boss, But…

Speaker: Christina Matteucci  (David Beahm Experiences)

Location: Ballroom B

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), CS-Staff Development & Enrichment

Format: Session

Inheriting A New Team - How to Motivate Them To Success

Speaker: Michelle Durpetti  (Gene & Georgetti / Michelle Durpetti Events)

Location: Ballroom A

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Business & Professional Development, TSE-Event Management

Format: Session

Stop Playing it Safe: Torch Everything You Think You Know & Build a Badass Brand

Speaker: Rayna Wallen  (Lúnasa Events)

Location: Room 231

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Sales & Marketing, TSE-Business & Professional Development

Format: Session

The Secret to Marketing in the New Decade

Speaker: Christopher Salem  (CRS Group Holdings, LLC)

Location: Room 229

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Sales & Marketing, TSE-Business & Professional Development

Format: Session

You want to serve what for dinner?

Speakers: Darrin Roberts  (Claremont McKenna College), Armando Valenzuela  (Bon Appetit)

Location: Room 228

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Event Management, TSE-Design

Format: Panel, Lecture

Jul 21 Wednesday | 6:30 pm

The Event Experience

Speaker: Showcasing Event  (Catersource + The Special Event)

Pass Type: Ticketed Event

Jul 21 Wednesday | 9:30 pm

SEARCH's Annual Signature Event

Speaker: Showcasing Event  (Catersource + The Special Event)

Pass Type: Ticketed Event

Jul 22 Thursday | 8:00 am

Michael Cerbelli’s: The Hot List: 2021

Speaker: Showcasing Event  (Catersource + The Special Event)

Location: Exhibit Hall Stage

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Premium Pass, Ticketed Event

Jul 22 Thursday | 11:00 am

ABC's of Events & Safety

Speaker: Margie Haupt  (City of Riverside)

Location: Room 237

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Health & Safety

Format: Session

Are You Tokenizing? How to Genuinely Market to LGBTQ+ Clients

Speaker: Brittny Drye  (Love Inc.)

Location: Room 203

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Business & Operations, CS-Sales & Marketing

Format: Session

Cannabis Cuisine

Speaker: Brandon Allen  (Trichome Institute)

Location: Ballroom C

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Culinary, CS-Trends & Design

Format: Demo Session

Conversations that Convert Every Time: Influence & Persuasive Strategies to Create Powerfully Profitable Connections

Speaker: Shakira M. Brown  (SMB Strategic Media LLC)

Location: Ocean Drive B

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Staff Development & Enrichment, CS-Business & Operations

Format: Workshop

Designing Inclusive Events

Speaker: Pawntra Shadab CIS, CTA  (Elite Productions International)

Location: Room 231

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Design, TSE-Event Management

Format: Session

Hands on: Elevated Plating Techniques

Speaker: Keith Lord  (Strateje Fourteen)

Location: Ocean Drive F

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Culinary, CS-Trends & Design

Format: Hands-on Session

How To Sell in Any Economy

Speaker: Stan Peake  (InSite Performance Coaching LTD)

Location: Ballroom B

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), CS-Sales & Marketing

Format: Session

Marketing Masters 2021: Effective Marketing Strategies for Wedding and Event Professionals

Speakers: Laura Cardo  (Kristin Banta Events), Julie Novack  (PartySlate), Jamie Quickert  (Graziani Multimedia)

Location: Room 228

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Sales & Marketing

PANEL - Maximizing + Increasing Catering Profits in 2021

Speakers: Clint Elkins  (SB Value), Adam Gooch  (Common Plea Catering), Lon Lane  (Lon Lane's Inspired Occasions), Anthony Lambatos  (Footers Catering)

Location: Room 207

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Business & Operations, CS-On-Premise Catering

Format: Session

Pricing For Success: Lessons From An Economics Professor

Speaker: Kevin Molesworth, CSEP  (Brass Tacks Events)

Location: Room 233

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Business & Professional Development, TSE-C Level Executives

Format: Session

Setting the Stage at Iconic Music Venues for Large-Scale Corporate Events

Speakers: Steve Hark  (Entourage Events Group), Nancy Jacobs  (Entourage Events Group)

Location: Room 209

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Event Production, CS-Culinary

Format: Session

The Secret to Successful Social Media Ads on a Tiny Budget

Speaker: Christie Osborne  (Mountainside Media / Mountainsdie Bride / Aisle Society)

Location: Room 229

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Sales & Marketing

Format: Session

The SheFactor: How to Shatter Glass Ceilings

Speaker: Heidi Ganahl  (SheFactor and Camp Bow Wow)

Location: Ballroom A

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Business & Professional Development

Format: Session

Jul 22 Thursday | 11:45 am

Leadership Lunch

Speaker: Showcasing Event  (Catersource + The Special Event)

Pass Type: Ticketed Event

Jul 22 Thursday | 12:00 pm

Ignite Your Light: Networking for Introverts

Speaker: Paige Mejia  (Pyrotex)

Location: Exhibit Hall Stage

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Business & Professional Development, TSE-Sales & Marketing

Format: Session

Jul 22 Thursday | 1:00 pm

A Candid Conversation LIVE with Chef Emily Ellyn

Speaker: Emily Ellyn  (Emily Ellyn Productions)

Location: Room 201

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Culinary, CS-Trends & Design

Format: Session

Creating & Implementing an Effective Culinary Training Program

Speakers: Robert Mitchell  (Bold Catering & Design), Kris Reinhard  (Fifth Group Restaurants)

Location: Ballroom C

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Culinary, CS-Staff Development & Enrichment

Format: Session

From Grief to Greatness

Speaker: Peggy Kelley  (TIMELESS CELEBRATIONS)

Location: Ballroom A

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Business & Professional Development

Format: Session

LinkedIn Logic

Speaker: Kari Mirabal  (Kari Mirabal)

Location: Ballroom B

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), CS-Sales & Marketing

Format: Session

Love Reimagined! - Luxe Micro Weddings

Speakers: Kelly Spencer  (The Dogwood in the Grove / The Social Affair Catering + Event Design), Jody Cox  (An Affair to Remember)

Location: Room 207

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Event Production, CS-Business & Operations

Format: Session

Must See Event Technology Trends

Speaker: Scott Frankel  (Animatic Media, LLC.)

Location: Room 237

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Event Technology

Format: Session

Offboarding for Success

Speaker: Renée Dalo  (Moxie Bright Events)

Location: Room 228

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Business & Professional Development, TSE-Sales & Marketing

Format: Session

Portfolios and Personalities: The Art of Being Multifaceted

Speaker: Claire Friday  (Done By Friday)

Location: Room 229

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Sales & Marketing, TSE-C Level Executives

Format: Session

Risk Management How-To: Made So Simple You Actually Have Time for It

Speaker: Holly E Verbeck, A.R.M.  (HeyChef! LLC)

Location: Room 209

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Health & Safety, CS-Business & Operations

Format: Session

Social Media Makeover

Speaker: Rob Ferre  (Life of the Party Entertainment)

Location: Room 233

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Sales & Marketing, TSE-Weddings

Format: Session

The DNA of Exquisite Events

Speakers: Cayetano Uribe  (Cayetano y Mónica Decoraciones), Monica Sevilla  (Cayetano y Mónica Decoraciones)

Location: Room 231

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Design, TSE-Weddings

Format: Session

The Evolution of Corporate Catering: Connecting with Generation Next

Speakers: Katie DeSimone  (Compass Group, Eurest), Mike Fiato  (Compass Group, Eurest)

Location: Room 203

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-On-Premise Catering, CS-Business & Operations

Format: Session

WHAT'S YOUR CREATIVE SUPER POWER?

Speakers: Robin Selden  (Marcia Selden Catering), Jeffrey Selden  (Marcia Selden Catering)

Location: Ocean Drive B

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Event Production, CS-Off-Premise Catering

Format: Session

Jul 22 Thursday | 2:30 pm

Disruptive Marketing

Speaker: Gladys Mezrahi  (Indigo Events)

Location: Ballroom A

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Business & Professional Development

Format: Session

Finding Venues Before They Have A "List"

Speaker: Shannon Tarrant  (Wedding Venue Map)

Location: Room 209

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Off-Premise Catering, CS-Sales & Marketing

Format: Session

Flawless Event Execution: Industry Standards and Bonus Tips

Speaker: Jessa Feagins  (River Spirit Casino Resort)

Location: Room 237

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: CS-On-Premise Catering, CS-Staff Development & Enrichment

Format: Session

Level Up! Don't just Play the Game--Compete!

Speakers: Alexandria Hammond  (GetPlated Catering), Keyon Hammond  (GetPlated Catering)

Location: Room 203

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Business & Operations, CS-Off-Premise Catering

Format: Session

Selling for Nice Guys: (4) Easy Steps to Be Yourself

Speaker: Shane Smith  (The Nice Guy Entrepreneur)

Location: Room 229

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Sales & Marketing

Format: Session

Sous Vide in the Field Kitchen

Speaker: Mark Ellis  (The Chef’s Table)

Location: Ballroom C

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Culinary

Format: Session

Styled Shoot Success: How to Execute a Shoot that will Pay Off for Years to Come

Speaker: Margaux Fraise  (Harmony Creative Studio)

Location: Ocean Drive B

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Sales & Marketing, CS-Trends & Design

Format: Session

The Editorial Edge: Getting Published in these Times

Speakers: Brittny Drye  (Love Inc.), Eliana Baucicault  (The B Collective), Kunbi Odubogun  (Perfete), Anna Coats  (Marry Me Tampa Bay), Jessica Bishop  (The Budget Savvy Bride)

Location: Room 207

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Sales & Marketing, CS-Trends & Design

Format: Session

Top Lessons I Learned from My Own Designs

Speaker: Eddie Zaratsian  (Eddie Zaratsian Lifestyle & Design)

Location: Room 231

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Design, TSE-Business & Professional Development

Format: Session

Jul 22 Thursday | 4:00 pm

"If You Confuse, You Lose" Make Service Experiential!

Speakers: Deborah Thomas CDP CSEP Emeritus  (School for the Service Arts LLC), Bill Hansen  (Bill Hansen Catering and Event Production LLC), Alice Conway CHEP CSEP Emeritus  (AC Event and Hospitality Institute LLC)

Location: Ocean Drive B

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Staff Development & Enrichment, CS-Off-Premise Catering

Format: Hands-on Session

Leading for Service Excellence

Speaker: Barbara Khozam  (Barbara Khozam, Inc.)

Location: Ballroom A

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass

Track: TSE-Business & Professional Development

Format: Session

Me Talk Real Good: Strategies for Creating & Presenting Successful Sessions

Speaker: Stavros  (M Culinary Concepts)

Location: Room 209

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Staff Development & Enrichment, CS-Business & Operations

Format: Session

Social Media Ads for Busy Event Pros

Speaker: Christie Osborne  (Mountainside Media / Mountainsdie Bride / Aisle Society)

Location: Room 207

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Sales & Marketing

Format: Session

The Balance of Market Growth and Brand Consistency

Speaker: Nora Sheils  (Rock Paper Coin)

Location: Room 203

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass

Track: CS-Business & Operations, CS-Sales & Marketing

Format: Session

Jul 22 Thursday | 7:30 pm

Closing Night Party – An Industry Celebration

Speaker: Showcasing Event  (Catersource + The Special Event)

Pass Type: All Access Pass, CS Premium Pass, TSE Premium Pass, Ticketed Event