Special Events
In Brief for April 22, 2009

In Brief for April 22, 2009

Are you a great, big caterer? Special Events is compiling its second annual list of big off-premise caterers ranked by business volume. If you would like to be considered, please contact us for the questionnaire ....

Protecting meetings: Is the hard work paying off? Event and meeting planners have been hard at work fighting the "AIG effect," which has corporations skittish about hosting incentives and other events for fear of appearing to be high-rolling fat cats. Our sister publications at MeetingsNet see signs that industry initiatives such as Meetings Mean Business may be bearing fruit--read more ...

Trash the trash for Earth Day In honor of Earth Day, the Green Meeting Industry Council today launches an online tool aimed at helping event and meeting planners measure their success in reducing the waste their meeting generates. The Trash Challenge will recognize organizations with the best recycling and waste-diversion rates.

Photo at top: An individual raspberry charlotte from Washington-based Occasions Caterers is an intricate blend of raspberry mousse and pistachio genoise. Photo by Dean Alexander.

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