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Catersource ACE Awards

The Catersource Achievement in Catering Excellence (ACE) Award recognizes companies that have shown noteworthy achievement in the catering industry through culinary, business, community and professional development. Five winners will be chosen annually on a regional basis, one each from the Midwest, South, East, West and International regions.

Tabletop Contest

A well-dressed table is a key part of any event—large or small. Pull out your most creative and unique ideas and show us what a table for eight should look like! Prizes will be awarded for Most Innovative, Most Viable Concept and Most Creative, as judged by the Catersource Advisory Board, and Best of Show, as judged by Conference attendees.

Attendee Snapshot

Here’s a snapshot of the 8,000+ attendees who come to the show! Meet the who’s who in the industry owners, CEO’s, presidents, planners, GM’s, directors, producers, marketers, chefs, managers, culinary professionals and hospitality leaders from around the world. You’ll have the opportunity to meet...
WIPA - Wedding Industry Professionals Association

Wedding Industry Professionals Association

WIPA was launched in July 2008 under the leadership of Joyce Scardina Becker as the Founding President in California. WIPA is a non-profit national association that is run by its esteemed members and represents a multitude of wedding disciplines. We understand what it takes to produce a wedding...


Catersource Conference & Tradeshow Catersource Conference & Tradeshow, now in its 28th year, boasts the largest confluence of catering and event professionals in the United States, offering over 120 educational sessions, workshops, and conversations for an unparalleled immersive experience. When: March 9–12, 2020 in Las Vegas, NV at...


Enter New this year, the Spotlight Awards will be completely based on merit with winners determined by a panel of judges, including the Event Solutions Advisory Board. Entries for the 2015 Spotlight Awards are now closed. Thank you to everyone who has entered and best of luck! Make sure you view this year's new categories , process and rules to...

Which of these Wedding 2016 trends are you selling most of this year?

273 votes
Comfort food with a twist
42% (114 votes)
After party bites & late night snacks
19% (53 votes)
Street food & food trucks
11% (31 votes)
Downsized desserts
8% (21 votes)
Chef carts & action stations
20% (54 votes)
Total votes: 273