Unexpected added costs when planning an event

At one point in every event planner’s career, there has been the situation of receiving a final invoice from a venue with added costs that were never included in the budget. This refers to power costs, internet costs, extra catering … Continue reading

Wish list of items for a perfect event space

By Jessica Symons and Sarah Stockton Before determining what the perfect event space is, you first need to understand your client’s needs, their demographic, and their expectations: Do they prefer downtown locations versus the suburbs? Do they need to be … Continue reading

Centerplate chosen as exclusive food and beverage partner for St. John’s Convention Centre

The Board of Directors of St. John’s Sports and Entertainment Ltd. have announced the selection of event hospitality leader Centerplate as the exclusive catering partner for the St. John’s Convention Centre (SJCC), following a comprehensive bid process. Located in the … Continue reading

Striving for sustainability in events

By Daniella Bustamante The concept of “sustainable” and “green” events is not new. Over the years, we have seen a shift towards making events more eco-friendly. This has been most noticeable with more hotels and convention centers coming up with … Continue reading

Celebrity chef catering trend gaining traction in Canada

By Marian Staresinic For many up-and-coming event planners and promoters, the idea of highlighting the servings or in-house appearances of a celebrity chef has felt like somewhat of a pipe dream, something only the overly wealthy or elite could pull … Continue reading

10tation Event Catering partners with top Canadian celebrity chefs

Are you looking for star power at your next event? Are you interested in bringing the cuisine of a renowned chef to your guests at an upcoming gala and looking for somebody to make it happen? While chefs offering catering … Continue reading

Corporate event catering ideas that exceed guest expectations

By Paul Spano Food trends are constantly morphing, especially given the growing number of corporate events each season. Not only are the food trends changing every year but the way the dishes are presented is changing as well. Chances are, your guests … Continue reading

Choosing a new meeting destination: It’s all in the details

By Shannon Byck and David Drover There are various reasons for a company to decide to plan a meeting or incentive in a new destination: team building, incentive award, or training are just a few. When looking outside of your … Continue reading

On the menu: A look at the top catering trends

By Jasmine Baker In today’s competitive meetings and events industry, catering is a major component of most business and social events that can benefit from the expertise of hospitality professionals who care about crafting thoughtful food, beverage and hospitality experiences in … Continue reading