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In Brief: Vendors Stiffed at Commonwealth Games; ISES sets Eventworld Education Slate; Calling Big Caterers!

Event vendors still waiting for pay from Commonwealth Games Organizers behind the Commonwealth Games, held in October in Delhi, have left some vendors high and dry, the Los Angeles Times reports. Specialists including suppliers of fireworks and sound systems say they are owed from $100,000 to nearly $1 million each. Indian officials are investigating the claims, but one vendor warns that lingering questions about organization skills means, "They [India] will never get an Olympics, not for 50 years" …

ISES sets education program for Eventworld 2011 ISES has just announced the education program for Eventworld 2011, Aug. 4-6 in St. Louis. To download the PDF with full details, click here

Calling big caterers! Special Events is at work on the fourth annual edition of our Great, Big Caterers list. If you have not received a form from us and wish to be considered, please send an email here. Thanks!

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