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CS+TSE Wraps Up in Austin; Next Up: Ft. Lauderdale, FL

CS+TSE 2024 gathers event pros in a week of learning, inspiration, and experience

It was a week of good food, great sessions, and even greater events, where event pros of all kinds gathered in Austin, TX for Catersource + The Special Event to learn, connect, and get inspired. The week kicked off with a venue tour of Austin's best food and event spaces and wrapped up with a glittering night of fun at Superstition Night Club for the Closing Night Celebration. Everything in between—great education with knowledgeable speakers, a lively tradeshow floor with exciting displays and the ever-beloved tablescape competition, and some dazzling keynote sessions (thank you Laura Schwartz and Michael Cerbelli!)—created a memorable week that left everyone rejuvenated and ready to bring the latest trends, tips, and techniques home with them.

Venue tour attendees got a taste of Austin before starting the week! Photo courtesy AGNYC Productions, Inc.

Stay tuned for more recaps of this fantastic week and be sure to follow us on socials to see all the photos and videos from this year’s event! Thank you to every speaker, sponsor, attendee, volunteer, and more who made this show such a rejuvenating success. And for those who didn’t make it out this year: mark your calendars and join us next year in Ft. Lauderdale, from February 24-27, for another spectacular show.  

For more information about Catersource + The Special Event 2025, keep an eye on our show websitefollow us on social media, sign up for our weekly newsletter, and follow our blog. We can’t wait to see you next year! 

When you come to Catersource + The Special Event, you know you're going to try the latest food and beverage trends. Shown here: sotol cocktails from Desert Door Distillery. Photo courtesy AGNYC Productions, Inc.

Call for Speakers for CS+TSE 2025 is now open!

We are certainly feeling inspired and energized for the year ahead. In that spirit, we'd like to share our 2025 Call for Speakers! Take a moment and submit your topic for Catersource + The Special Event 2025, which will be held Feb 24-27 in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. It's going to be an ultra-creative conference loaded with fresh and impactful content and we want to hear from you now so we can build our best program yet.

Not only are evening events a fun time to network and let loose—they're a chance to see the latest trends in f&b, decor, and entertainment. Shown here: a DJ at Connect Social got the dance floor moving. Photo courtesy AGNYC Productions, Inc.

Cover image: Michael Cerbelli’s: The Hot List™ made a great Closing Keynote after its pandemic hiatus. Photo courtesy AGNYC Productions, Inc.

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