Are Food Trucks A Safer Alternative for Event F&B?


Eye-catching branding, unique culinary offerings, and convenience make food trucks an attractive alternative to standard event catering. The post Are Food Trucks A Safer Alternative for Event F&B?

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Taking on the 2022 Trends

Special Events

2022 food and beverage trends to look for

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Automation in F&B Inches Closer to Dominance

Smart Meetings

Read More : Indicator Lights: 2022 Industry Predictions. Betty was created by Bear Robotics to battle the increasing pressure placed on the food service industry, which can attributed to employee shortages. Read More : Essential F&B: 2022 Catering Trends.

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F&B in Events: 2022 Inspiration from the ‘What’s Hot’ Forecast

Event Marketer

Sustainable containers that maintain food temperature and quality during travel are among 2022 trends. The National Restaurant Association has released its “ What’s Hot: 2022 Culinary Forecast ,” which reveals that the F&B industry is choosing to reset in 2022.

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SIAL America Unites International Food and Beverage Industry with U.S. Debut

Exhibitor Magazine

LAS VEGAS, NV  SIAL America, the first-of-its-kind cross-category food and beverage show made its U.S. debut, hosting domestic and international exh. Shows and Events

Trade Shows Launch Inaugural Las Vegas Food and Beverage Industry Week

Exhibitor Magazine

LAS VEGAS - Leading trade show organizers Emerald and Questex will join forces for Las Vegas Food and Beverage Industry Week, an inaugural event featuri. Shows and Events

Trade Show Booths: 100 Best Ideas for 2022


Food is a crowd pleaser, particularly for long exhibitions and trade shows. You needn’t sell cookware or food to use a booth like this. Two things that always draw a crowd: food and activity. It also shows off an ideal “farm-fresh food.”

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How Food Truck Vendors Can Draw a Crowd to Your Attraction


There’s something about a food truck that makes passersby stop and grab a bite. People love mobile restaurants — some food trucks even have a loyal base of followers. The post How Food Truck Vendors Can Draw a Crowd to Your Attraction appeared first on Eventbrite Blog.

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Case Study: How Hanapin Marketing Used Attendee Feedback to Increase Engagement & Retention


Hero Conf: This two-and-half-day annual conference takes place in the US and UK. The event provides over 600 marketers with professional development and education related to paid search and advertising, and networking opportunities with the biggest and brightest in the industry. Hanapin Marketing.

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Smart Meetings Experience Elevated Events Culture

Smart Meetings

— JT Long (@SmartMtgsJT) July 27, 2022. Events Smart Events boston catering cuisine culture event profs food and beverage leadership meeting profs Smart Meetings Experiences“When you surround yourself with inspiring people, hard things get easier.”

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Competent logistics are the new meeting minimum

Conferences that Work

And they assume that when attendees are not in sessions, we should ply them with food and drink and entertainment. Far more space is devoted to entertainment and food and beverage.

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summer party venues for 2022


our venue finding team have made a list of their top 3 hottest summer party venues for 2022 right here: corinthian roof terrace. the dedicated team can offer a variety of food and beverage packages and are currently offering a free glass of prosecco to each guest on arrival, cheers to that!

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Best Catering Software of 2022 – Reviews of Top Solutions & CRMs

Planning Pod

Whether you offer on-site or off-site catering, dropoff or pickup, Planning Pod’s comprehensive catering software solution is trusted by 20,000+ hospitality, food services and event professionals because it…. Food-&-Beverage + Menu Management.

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Event Budget Basics: Everything You Need to Know


Food & Beverage ($35/person). According to a Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) survey , 36% of all in-person event expenses are for food and beverages (F&B) alone.

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Coachella 2022 Experiential: From Cryo-facials to Four-course Chip Sampling

Event Marketer

The “Remezcla House in the Desert” footprint featured more than 20,000 square feet of dance floors, immersive activations, VIP amenities and complimentary beverages from Mexican beer brand Tecate and tequila brand Ilegal Mezcal.

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10 Ways to Make an Impact With Your Event F&B

Convene by PCMA

With that in mind, Benton and the panelists discussed 10 quick wins for food and beverage impact during the session. Extend food by cutting into smaller portions. Bites & Sites Food & Beverage News & Trends Social Impact

Subaru Carves Out Micro-events, Adventure for its 2022 WinterFest Tour

Event Marketer

Among brands embracing the micro-event trend of 2022 is Subaru, which has reimagined its WinterFest platform as a music and mountain lifestyle adventure tour featuring small, curated and high-touch experiences under the umbrella of its large presence at eight resorts across the country.

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Upcoming 11 Top 2022 Trade Shows Across the US


If you’re looking to attend or exhibit at a trade show this year, here is a list of the 11 Top 2022 trade shows in the US that you want to watch out for: . When: April 15- 24, 2022. When: November 18- 27, 2022. When: April 23- 27, 2022. Magic Las Vegas 2022 .

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Thousands of Restaurant, Foodservice and Specialty Beverage Professionals Gathered in New York for the International Restaurant Show and Coffee Fest

Exhibitor Magazine

NEW YORK, NY  After a two-year hiatus, Clarion Events Food and Beverage Group and the New York State Restaurant Association held the co-located Interna. Shows and Events

3 Trends and Events: Rewilding Spaces, Foraged Cocktails, and Metawork

Convene by PCMA

In its report “The Future 100: 2022,” creative agency, consultancy, and technology company Wunderman Thompson has identified 100 trends across industries — from culture to health to travel and hospitality — that will shape the way we live and work this year and beyond.

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Smart Moves in Rancho Mirage, Atlantic City and More

Smart Meetings

Over the last 17 years, she has garnered experience in hospitality, event, food and beverage, and business management. Most recently, Fluhr served as vice president of operations, food and beverage development, and brand management. Lauren Bruggemans.

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Hybrid Event Management in 2022


It’s no secret that hybrid event has made it big throughout 2021, and is here to stay in 2022 and forward. Space for food/beverage services including kitchen//preparation area Networking space for attendees Space for attendees to meet sponsors.

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Calling for a Regenerative Business Events Industry

Convene by PCMA

The key sectors that are ripe for rapid innovation were identified as food production and service, venue/hotel design and mobility. Event Venues Event Strategy & Design Food & Beverage Social Impact News & Trends

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Reimagining the Conference Experience: Four Areas to Pay Attention to Now

Event Farm

It’s a situation that Margaret notes will be around for a while “Take control, as much as you can, of your own spend, and don’t be pushed around when it comes to your food and beverage order, or wifi,” she said. “My

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What’s on the Menu for 2022?


The folks at MeetingsNet’s sister publication, Catersource, have pulled together the food-and-beverage trends that chefs are talking about for 2022, from global food fusions to yuzu vinagarette. But now street food needs to be elevated a little bit.

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Creative Small Music Venue Ideas to Drive Your Bar Sales

Eventbrite UK

Attendee Experience Attendee Satisfaction Ideas Inspiration Bar Concerts Food & Beverage Music WineWhether you’re a promoter, a talent buyer, or the owner of a venue, you know the score: The real measure of a show’s success is measured in bar sales.

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Planning a Hybrid Event: Steal This 9-Step Strategy


Of course, you’ll need to take in all of the considerations you would when planning an in-person-only event—how much space you’ll need, the location of the venue, food and beverage costs, accessibility and amenities, etc. Hybrid Events are here to stay.

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Wyboston Lakes Resort reports record results with strong outlook for 2023 

Prestige Events Magazine

Wyboston Lakes Resorts has delivered a record six months of Meetings and Events business for the first half of 2022, despite restrictions around events in January and February following the Omicron outbreak.

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Short Surge Omicron Predictions from ALHI’s Mike Dominguez

Smart Meetings

For the whole spiel, listen to the full account of 2022 industry predictions on demand. Dominguez projected the end of surges in 2022. Those who can’t work from home, including food and beverage and construction workers “are the ones with the biggest appetite to get,” he observed.

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European River Cruises Set Sail in Meetings and Events Market


Meeting space, audiovisual equipment, and WiFi are all in place, as well as upscale food and beverage offerings, spas, and fitness centers. Once popular for meetings, company retreats, and incentives; the pandemic brought the river cruise industry to a screeching halt.

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What Makes Events Truly Accessible


While not always recognized as such, dietary needs and accessible food service are also important aspects of ADA compliance, said Tracy Stuckrath, founder of Thrive Meetings & Events and a food allergy and inclusivity expert.

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Let These Office Design Trends Inspire Your Event Spaces

All Seated

While it isn’t practical to install mattresses at your events, the trend toward more comfortable and less formal event layouts has been around for years, and comfort needs to remain a top priority for 2022 events too.

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25 Cocktail Party Ideas and Planning Tips

Social Tables

Food and drink are the stars of the show at any cocktail party. Less formal than a sit-down meal, guests are more likely to indulge in hors d’oeuvres, appetizers, and delectable finger foods. Serve a buffet of elevated finger foods. Set up a “build your own” gourmet food bar.

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6 fantastic reasons to get into event planning.

Expo Pass

You’ll meet people in tech, science, medical, aerospace, entertainment, and of course, food and beverage. Event planning has not been the easiest profession in the last few years. There’s no way around that. And we’ll be the first to say it was a high-pressure job to begin with.

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13 Catering Trends to Keep on Your Radar

Social Tables

Food and beverage is perhaps one of the most anticipated elements of any event. For this blog post, we interviewed experts in food and beverage and event planning to get the inside scoop on catering trends for the years ahead. Are you doing any food for remote events?

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TWT: Masks Off for Euro Air Travel, Crowded Flights Mean Unhappy Flyers

Smart Meetings

Bottom-line for meeting planners : Look for airlines to respond by bringing back services like alcoholic beverages, full meal services and other business and first-class perks that got paused.

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7 Creative Ways to Thank Teachers (and Involve Your Community)


Building Community Food & Beverage Education Event Ideas Event PlanningNothing feels better than expressing gratitude. And no one deserves our appreciation more than teachers.

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How to prepare for the unexpected (and keep your cool on event day).

Expo Pass

There might be food and beverage issues, speaker cancellations, or even natural disasters or emergencies, but if you develop a plan, you’ll be able to guarantee the best possible outcome in any situation. Event organizers are master problem solvers.

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TWT: Monkeypox Infections Rise, Hotels Continue Recovery

Smart Meetings

Power’s most recent 2022 North American Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index (NAGSI) Study. Unhappiness with prices, added fees, food and beverage, and in-room amenities.

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25 Powerful Event Sales Techniques for Venues and Planners

Planning Pod

Goal/objective of the event Event date/time Headcount Budget Decision timeline Catering/food-and-beverage needs Location/room/space needs (on-premise, off-premise, etc.)

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