Catersource, the world’s premier educational resource and expansive network for the catering and events industry, in conjunction with The Special Event, the premier conference and tradeshow for event professionals, announced the launch of its inaugural co-located experience for catering and event professionals.
The combined event will bring over 500 suppliers and 8,500 professionals together to provide an unmatched opportunity to source, network and learn in one sensory-stimulating environment.
Catersource connects a vast community of caterers, event professionals, and industry suppliers from around the world.
Catersource is filled with culinary competitions, happy hours, world-class education, and delicious tastings. Catersource attracts attendees from around the globe in all aspects of the catering and events community. We listened to your feedback in our survey, and designed enhanced networking opportunities to connect with other attendees and exhibitors.
About The Special Event
The Special Event (TSE) is the industry’s largest conference and tradeshow for event professionals where you can connect with 4,000+ event colleagues, exhibitors, and mentors; learn from more than 100 education sessions across multiple tracks; attend exciting showcasing events to experience the latest trends; and explore the latest products and services in the exhibit hall to incorporate into your next event.
The Co-located Event
The co-located event will showcase an expanded conference program for event professionals, venue managers, chefs, caterers, restaurateurs and business owners, featuring immersive and expert-led sessions ranging from professional certification to sales and marketing strategies and artistic food presentation.
The highly experiential exhibit hall, spanning 100,000 square feet will feature a broad array of suppliers and brand activations spanning décor, lighting, entertainment, food and beverage, technology, business services, tableware and linens, kitchen equipment and transportation, among others.