I’m here at The Special Event + Catersource show in Las Vegas this week hosting the class “Don’t Get Wasted: Managing Food Waste in Events. Seems like we’ll have a lot less waste in the coming weeks. The live events industry is taking a serious hit with the COVID-19 global pandemic.
Events are being canceled across the board. Event planners, venues, caterers and all their staff are suddenly in a situation of uncertainty of their business.
The industry as a whole seems to be looking at this a temporary set-back but ready to move forward in a safe and responsible way. Here are some of the takeaways:
Many colleagues, including me, have lost clients and business this week. We’re all in this and hope for the best.