As fall approaches, the temperatures will begin to dip and, as a result, most clients will opt to host their event inside. It may be hard to think about as you bake in the sun at your summer events, but rest assured we’ll be celebrating harvest season before you know it.Read More
Vendor relationships are a powerful channel to transform your business and enhance your client experience. The better an event team works, the more successful an event will be — it’s as simple as that. When there is discord between vendors, there will likely be difficulties in the planning process.Read More
As we gear up for Catersource 2019 in beautiful, historic New Orleans, we can’t help but to reflect on the reason for the (conference) season – continuing education, putting in the coveted face time with your partners, and making industry connections. For the catering industry, this is the must-see event of the year, and the benefits are immeasurable.
With any conference, it’s crucial that you take the time to prepare, whether that’s packing the essentials or simply doing your research on the featured exhibits.Read More
Out with the old, in with the new. We’re shifting our focus to a clean slate as we ring in the new year, introducing 2019 as the era of innovative trends in food, beverage, and everything else in between.
Nostalgia is reigning supreme within the food and beverage industry, touching on childhood favorites with adult twists. Clients are putting an emphasis on surprising guests with off-the-wall garnishes and snacks that unleash the inner child.Read More
One of the secrets to great selling is to perfect a sales presentation or interaction that doesn’t feel “sales-y.” Prospective clients are far more receptive to a conversation focused on them and on their needs than a rapid-fire list of all of the benefits of a product or service. It takes expertise and finesse, but with practice and the following tips, practically anyone can elevate their sales games and improve their conversion rates.Read More