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The event + catering conference and tradeshow of the year

About Us

A look ahead to 2021 

Why Attend

An event filled with creativity and connections

Co-location with Catersource

Two Conferences in One

Showcasing Events

Learn More!

Michael Cerbelli's: The Hot List™: 2021

Relive the inspiration

Tradeshow Floor

The best of the best in ideas and resources

Show Safety

Review Informa AllSecure safety measures

Conference Education

Over 200 sessions await you!

Partner With Us

Meet new customers

Download the 2021 Brochure

Looking for all the event informaiton in one place?

It’s all here! Find the pass that’s right for you, plan your evening event schedule, see our safety details and get ready for Miami as our industry reopens for business.

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The Special Event + Catersource

The Special Event + Catersource will bring together the entire events and catering industry for three amazing days in beautiful Miami Beach for a top-notch conference, entertaining show floor, and epic networking events.

Who Will Attend?
Meeting and event planners, producers, designers, caterers, chefs, business owners, event marketers, sales and business operations teams will come together in Miami for an unforgettable experience.

Don’t miss it!

10 Ways Events Will Be Better in the Post-COVID World

In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic caused unexpected challenges for the catering and events industry that impacted livelihoods around the world. With stay at home orders, event cancellations, and safety measures, large gatherings ultimately came to a complete halt. However, catering and event professionals are resilient enough to make it through anything.

The talented people that comprise our community have learned so much through the extraordinarily challenging times of the past year. But, we are no longer looking back. Now, we are looking ahead to brighter days full of renewed strategies, fresh innovations, increased inclusiveness, and of course, much healthier and more sustainable ways to run events.

Find out how by reading our new whitepaper, “10 Ways Events Will Be Better in the Post-COVID World.”

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