Everything You Need Under One Roof!
The Special Event tradeshow floor is a scene so vibrant and alluring, you can't help but mingle. Catch up with old friends, partake in the festivities and get down to business. If you want to see the trends, chat up with the who's who in the market and forge new partnerships, we've got you covered.
Eat, drink and be amazed at all that takes place on the The Special Event tradeshow floor.
Conference & Tradeshow Dates
May 2-5, 2022 | Anaheim Convention Center
Wednesday, May 4: Trade Show open 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, May 5: Trade Show open 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Head to Head Competition
Armed with a mystery basket of ingredients and a pantry to pull from, six creative and highly skilled chefs will face off in a culinary competition not to be missed! This year, chefs will be tasked to create a beautiful charcuterie board, box or bagged menu, with 30 minutes to complete their dish, write a menu, and submit to the judging panel. With Food Network star Emily Ellyn as emcee, the audience—and chefs—are bound for a fun and lively adventure!
Education and More!
Igniting ideas and solutions, this business-forward stage is the place on the tradeshow floor to learn from top level executives on sales techniques, marketing, technology and business rebuilding.
The Main Stage
Keynotes and the Diced compeition are just a few things taking place on this year's stage. Intimate, creative and cutting edge, these leaders in the field have the latest and greatest to take your culinary and event planning game to the next level.
A Show Floor with Supplier to Impress
Source Products and Services
We've got 300+ suppliers ready to do business and help you meet the demand.
A Refreshingly Real Environment
The enthusiasm is palpable but so are the honest conversations. Informative discussions, business partnerships from people who understand you and often, lifelong friendships are formed on the tradeshow floor.
The Voice of the Industry
We all learn from one another and share a common bond; a true enthusiasm and sincere passion for the catering and events industry. This is where your ideas come to life by finding the vendors who can supply new, never before seen ideas and products.