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AWARDS PROCESS Let the Spotlight shine on you! The annual Spotlights Awards recognize the best of the best in the event industry for outstanding work throughout the year. New in 2015, the awards are 100% merit-based, meaning your work is being solely judged by the Event Solutions Advisory board and a select panel of industry experts...


The Catersource and Event Solutions Conference & Tradeshow is the largest conference dedicated to the catering industry and is held in Las Vegas each year. Pre-authorized members of the media will be granted complimentary access to all seminars and events including the robust Tradeshow floor.
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Of these warming trends, which do you think will become even more prevalent in 2016?

455 votes
Upgrades in product quality/emphasis on fresh ingredients
24% (111 votes)
Local sourcing & the demand for "authentic" food
38% (175 votes)
A concern for healthful eating over delicious butter-laden goodness
14% (64 votes)
New cuts of meat & also underutilized fish
6% (28 votes)
Ethnic cuisines becoming more mainstream (such as how Italian, Mexican food is no longer considered "ethnic")
17% (77 votes)
Total votes: 455

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...


About Catersource Catersource, owned by Informa Connect, engages the industry, builds community, and connects caterers to current and reputable products, information, and services relevant to their business. It includes Catersource magazine, various e-newsletters, the Candid Conversations by Catersource podcast, Catersource Conference...


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...