2016 Catersource and Event Solutions Conference & Tradeshow

Did you know that walking away with just one idea from the Catersource and Event Solutions Conference & Tradeshow (CSES) can instantly return your investment on attending? Just ask past attendees, who can testify about how the information they took away helped them and their business thrive and grow beyond expectation.

Touted as the ultimate and most extensive tradeshow and conference for the catering and special event industries, you’ll ignite your curiosity on the Tradeshow floor, be inspired by the variety of educational sessions and interact with thousands of qualified decision makers from around the world. CSES is a vibrant marketplace of exhibitors and sponsors, filled with activities from culinary and design competitions, seminars to tastings. Get ready to be motivated, dazzled and amazed and, above all, prepared to tackle the year by getting the best resources available. CSES is an event you can’t afford to miss.


SAVE THE DATE: MARCH 12-15, 2017

WOW - what a show! We hope you had an amazing time at CSES2016 and are so glad you could join us! Don't forget to give us your feedback about the Conference & Tradeshow by taking the post-show survey (check your email) or by emailing us at info@catersource.com.

Save the date for the next inspiring Conference when we go on the road, back to where it all began in New Orleans! Join us March 12-15, 2017 in this lively city filled with culture, tastebud-tingling culinary creations, and impressive event aspirations. More details and registration will open in the Fall. Learn more > 

New Seminar Sessions and Features


The 2016 program is packed with new information to keep you ahead in today's competitive environment for all business types and roles.


Optional events put ideas and trends at your fingertips! See ideas in action while you network with professionals from around the world at these included and optional events.



Cheer on your favorite competitors in our many contests, discover and connect with exhibitors, and get inspired by new ideas on the Tradeshow floor.

Featured Speakers

Whether you're a seasoned professional or just getting into the industry, the CSES2016 speaker lineup will help you discover techniques, ideas, and advice that will keep your business ahead in the ever-changing catering and event world.

Doug Lipp

Former Head of Disney University Training Team,
Disney Corporate Headquarters, Burbank, CA

David Beahm

David Beahm Experiences, New York City, NY

Simon Majumdar

Author/Food Writer/Broadcaster,
The Food Network, Santa Monica, CA

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