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  • The challenges faced by event food and beverage teams

    From addressing food allergies to dealing with shrinking budgets and tighter-than-ever timelines, venue food and beverage teams face a host of challenges with every event they help organize. Corporate Meetings and Events magazine recently spoke with senior leaders at several successful event venues to learn about how these hard-working teams address such challenges to create exceptional experiences for planners and guest alike. Participants: Jason Bangerter, Executive Chef; Virgilio Vea, Director of Food and Beverage; and Kate Mackay, Director of Sales…

    Event Branding & Marketing, Event Budgeting, Event Operations, Food & Beverage

  • An ounce of prevention: Four strategies to prevent last-minute challenges

    By Roni Feldman Many meeting planners would describe themselves as type ‘A’ personalities and aim to control everything. However, there are times when the unexpected does happen. Here are some strategies to help you prevent a few of those last-minute challenges. 1) Use your resources Your vendor partners are your ‘lifeblood’ and if you are respectful when working with them, they will be there for you when you need them most. Over 34 years, I have been blessed with wonderful…

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