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Celebrate, Network and Be Inspired!

Catersource 2020 Events Revealed.

Events and experiences is what we all live and breathe. Creating breathtaking, delicious, seamless moments that clients can enjoy and share. Now we get to return the favor! Get ready for a new, over-the-top, no-expense-spared opportunity to enjoy events curated for you. We are partnering with the best, pulling out all the stops and nailing down modern, fresh, actionable event, catering and design ideas that will fill your Instagram stories and delight your clients. See what we’ve got in store for you! Secure your tickets at the best possible rate - super early bird (savings end October 11!).


Kick off your week right by connecting with friends and meeting new colleagues at a networking cocktail event!

In Partnership With: Erika Watson, Principal Designer/Owner, White Hot Events, LLC

Monday, March 9

7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Venue Tour

Get an exclusive look into the event features of some of the most unique venues in the Las Vegas area!

Tuesday, March 10

3:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Opening General Session

Get ready to be inspired with keynote speaker, Cyndie Spiegel! You’ll leave energized, excited and ready to take home ideas and learnings to drive your business into the future.

In Partnership With: Michael Cerbelli, CEO & President, Cerbelli Creative & Scott Frankel, Owner, Animatic Media

Wednesday, March 11

8:30 am – 10:00 am

Location: Oceanside Ballroom, Mandalay Bay

Opening Night Party

Join us at one of the hottest and newest venues in Las Vegas - AREA15! Be at the biggest show event for fun and entertainment. You don’t want to miss the event that everyone is talking about!

In Partnership With: Pam Howatt, Owner, Divine Events & Patrick Peel, Sr. Event Designer/Producer, Hello! Las Vegas

Tuesday, March 10

7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Location: AREA15

Live Theater

Check out some of the newest, best and most exciting entertainers in the industry during our Live Theater variety performances! You don’t want to miss these acts!

In Partnership With: Heidi Brumbach, CEO, Technisch Creative

Wednesday, March 11 & Thursday, March 12

Throughout exhibit hall hours

Location: Catersource & The Special Event Show Floor

The Event Experience

Dive into our immersive event showcase and see the newest trends in Corporate, Fundraising, Social and Wedding events for 2020!

In Partnership With: Kellie Hanley, Owner/Partner, Sktch Events

Wednesday, March 11

6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Michael Cerbelli’s: The Hot List™: 2020

Michael Cerbelli's: The Hot ListTM: 2020 will take center stage, featuring a high-energy, fast-paced, jam-packed presentation of the hottest new ideas, products and entertainment from around the globe.

Thursday, March 12

8:00 am – 10:00 am

Location: Oceanside Ballroom, Mandalay Bay

Awards Ceremony

Mix, mingle and celebrate with the industry's best and find out who takes top honors at this year's ceremony.

Thursday, March 12

6:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Location: Oceanside Ballroom, Mandalay Bay

Closing Night Celebration

One last chance to connect and network with all the best in the industry! Celebrate the week and experience even more entertainment and fun as we wrap a fantastic week for the industry!

Thursday, March 12

9:30 pm – 12:00 am

The SEARCH White Party

Don’t miss this spectacular networking event with the industry’s top professionals. Music by the incredible Jordan Kahn Orchestra will make for a rocking good time! A selection of after dinner bites & refreshing beverages will be provided. Proceeds from this event help fund the Foundation’s ongoing mission. The SEARCH Foundation is a 501(c) (3) non-profit that exists to assist special events, catering, meetings & hospitality professionals faced with a life-threatening illness or any catastrophic occurrence. 

Wednesday, March 11th

9:30pm – 12:30am

Location: TBA