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Mark Your Calendar! The Gala Awards Are Almost Here

Wrap up CS+TSE with the Gala Awards Ceremony

Close out Catersource + The Special Event by celebrating your award-winning peers at this year’s Awards Ceremony, happening right before the Closing Night Celebration. 

It’s the Oscars night of the events and catering industry when the ACE, Gala, and CATIE awards are bestowed upon the best of the best in our industry. Cheer on the nominees and applaud award recipients as they take the stage to accept our industry’s highest honors! With a kickoff keynote by Michael Cerbelli and lifetime achievement and volunteerism awards added to this event, this will be an unforgettable evening. 

ACE, Gala, & CATIE Awards

Achievement in Catered Events (ACE) Awards 
The Catersource Achievement in Catering Excellence (ACE) Award recognizes companies that have shown noteworthy achievement in the catering industry through culinary, business, community and professional development.  

GALA Awards 
The Gala Awards competition honors outstanding work in special events worldwide.  

CATIE Awards 
The spirit of the Catered Arts Through Innovative Excellence Awards (CATIES) is to recognize achievements of exemplary production at an event. 

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Click here to view the leadership awards recipients. To view Gala award nominees, click here

Congratulations to our recipients! Come show your support and uplift these outstanding industry professionals at the Awards Ceremony. 

  • Nominee Reception 4:30 - 5:30pm, OCCC Lobby 
  • Ceremony 5:30 - 7:00pm, Keynote Stage 
  • Admission to this event is free with any pass type. 

Scott Frankel, Animatic Media
Lisa Compton, Metropolis Productions 

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