The countdown to the world’s premier Conference & Tradeshow for catering and event professionals has begun!
Don’t miss your chance to attend the industry’s leading live event—the Catersource and Event Solutions Conference & Tradeshow (CSES), being held March 13-16, 2016, at The Mirage and Las Vegas Convention Center.
There’s a reason why catering and event professionals flock to CSES. It’s a vibrant marketplace of exhibitors and sponsors filled with activities from culinary to design competitions, seminars to tastings. Rub elbows with thousands of your peers, learn from the world’s best, play with the latest products and technology, and walk away with the tools and tips you need to be successful in the years ahead.
Tempt your taste buds with this appetizer
As with every great meal, let’s start with a delicious appetizer of fun facts to tempt your palate:
Did you know . . .
• At $49 billion, the catering and special event industries continue to thrive
• Sales are projected to increase by 8.3% this year
• In 2015, 71% of qualified buyers reported increases in their businesses over 2014
• Over 3 million events have been planned in 2015 alone (as of July 2015 data), with over 450 billion guests in attendance
• Nearly 400 companies representing 125+ categories will be on the Tradeshow floor, including manufacturers, distributors, rental companies, and service providers
• Walking away with just one idea from CSES can instantly return your investment on attending!
Satisfy your hunger with the main course
This isn’t your typical Conference & Tradeshow—sit back, relax, and get ready to experience ideas in real life settings while shaking hands with a tightly knit community of industry leaders, trusted advisors, and global professionals. Your main course includes a healthy helping of education, events, networking, and a fantastic Tradeshow.
EDUCATION – Covering all corners of the catering and events business, the 2016 program is packed with more than 100 educational sessions to give you a leg up on today’s competitive environment and ever-evolving consumer interests.
EVENTS – Many included and optional events will bring the latest trends and concepts to life. Taste the latest and greatest in food trends and experience new ideas frsthand. Snap photos to capture ideas you can use back home.
NETWORKING – Connect with other professionals to share ideas, discuss issues, and create solutions. This Conference offers multiple networking opportunities from roundtables to education discussions to the evening events. Bring extra business cards to exchange with
others throughout the week so you don’t miss out on any potential connections!
TRADESHOW – Get ready to have thousands of food, equipment, product, and service resources right at your fngertips. Each Conference registration package includes access to this award-winning Tradeshow, giving you the ability to experience the newest products in the
industry, not to mention the opportunity to sample some pretty amazing food, test the latest design software, and experience trends in action.
The proof is in the pudding
For nearly a quarter century, Catersource and Event Solutions have been committed to bringing buyers and sellers together at CSES—the ultimate and most extensive Conference & Tradeshow for the catering and special event industries. Thousands of U.S. and international companies attend for the latest products, technology, and education in catering and events. Year over year, attendees walk away with ideas and techniques that have the potential to save hundreds of dollars in operations costs, or that can add thousands in revenue at events. This could be the year you discover that million dollar idea!
Something for everyone
Whether it’s in a Conference session or on the Tradeshow floor, CSES2016 has something to offer every member of your team.
With 100+ educational sessions and interactive power panels throughout the four-day event, new products and services demonstrated on the Tradeshow foor, inspirational designs and networking experiences at the optional events, and thousands of ways to interact with peers from around the world, you won’t want to miss out on a single thing.
Take advantage of our group pricing discounts and bring along your team to capture the information and set goals onsite to enhance your operations for the coming year!
Past attendees can testify to what an indispensable experience this annual Conference & Tradeshow is and how the information they took away has helped them and their businesses thrive and grow beyond expectation.
2016 registration is now open! Take advantage of Early Bird prices by registering before December 8. Get ready to be inspired and motivated, dazzled and amazed, and, above
all, prepared to tackle the year by getting the best industry resources available.
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eNews November 2015
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