January 8 – 10, 2019
San Diego Convention Center
San Diego, California

Diamond Sponsors

Ms Kathleen "Kat" Lin-Hurtubise

President & CEO
Gourmet Events Hawaii


Kat Lin-Hurtubise is an innovative force in an industry rooted in tradition. She is the founder and president of GEH (Gourmet Events Hawaii), an award-winning full-service production and event management company, and Staffing by GEH, the first full-service staffing agency that is exclusively dedicated to hospitality.
Under Kat's direction, GEH has won numerous local and national accolades, including National Association of Catering Executives (NACE) winner, Best Corporate Event Production of the Year, Budget Greater than $100,000, SBA Woman Owned Business awardee by Hawaii Business Magazine, Pacific Business News (PBN) Women Who Mean Business winner and has received media coverage in Forbes Magazine.
As a hospitality expert and business leader, Kat is a frequent public speaker and has spoken at the Chamber of Commerce, Women in Lodging & Tourism seminar, and the Professional Women’s Network.


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