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Cowboy Cool: Registration for Catersource + The Special Event is Now Open

Did you choose “Debut” as your Swiftie look for the Eras tour? Was the Barbie movie a harbinger? Are people experiencing Yellowstone withdrawal or do they all just want a reason to wear Harry Styles’ colorful western gear?

What the heck is Kathleen talking about?

Boots, buckles, and all things cowboy, my friends. Web searches for the words “cowboy hat” are up 117% according to Women’s Wear Daily and that’s not all. The western theme is hot, hot, hot and there is no better place to experience Cowboy Cool and more than in Austin, TX this February when Catersource + The Special Event— and Art of Catering Food—rides hard into town for an incredible week unlike any other.

Registration has launched for CS+TSE

The time is now to register at the best rates available to experience three days of conference sessions coupled with two full days of tradeshow exhibitions, opening and closing general sessions, awards ceremony, happy hour, and three evening events to keep you busy! All the major industry associations will be in attendance, conference sessions will allow attendees to keep their accreditations current, and “surprise and delight” installations are in the works to keep your social posts snappy. 

Book your pass at the lowest rates of the year before November 17 to secure the best deal on your pass.

It’s also open for Art of Catering Food!

Start your week early by attending Art of Catering Food, two packed days of chef-forward sessions that promise to inspire and elevate the work you do, be it on-prem or off-prem, from large festivals to intimate weddings to corporate fundraisers. Taste samples as chefs talk about cuisines on stage, ask questions, and network with other chefs from around North America during breaks, lunches, and end of day happy hours.

Welcome to Austin, TX! Of course, the city has more to offer than boots and buckles; it has an incredible music history as the Live Music Capital of the World, offers sumptuous food with barbecue as its backbone, and is the Texas state capital. Book your hotel room early using this link via Convention Housing Partners, come early, stay late—enjoy your week at Catersource + The Special Event! 

Kathleen Stoehr

Kathleen Stoehr is the Director of Community & Content Strategy for Informa Connect | Catersource and Special Events magazines, including all digital content for both websites and e-newsletter products. She also vets, hires, guides and coordinates all live education at Catersource Conference & Tradeshow, Art of Catering Food, Leading Caterers of America Executive Summit, and bridge content at The Special Event.