• Event Snapshots: IACC Americas Connect

     
    FROM THE Summer 2018 ISSUE
     

    Sean Anderson, president, IACC Americas. 

  • Event Snapshots: IACC Americas Connect

     
    FROM THE Summer 2018 ISSUE
     

    A local artist maps out thoughts from The Great Food & Beverage Debate. 

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    FROM THE Summer 2018 ISSUE
     

    Donuts at a breakout session. 

  • Event Snapshots: IACC Americas Connect

     
    FROM THE Summer 2018 ISSUE
     

    Laura Schwartz leads a breakfast session. 

  • Event Snapshots: IACC Americas Connect

     
    FROM THE Summer 2018 ISSUE
     

    The Great Food & Beverage Debate panelists Felix Maietta, Chase Center on the Riverfront; Ron Stoddard, Summit Executive Centre Chicago; Laura Schwartz; and Cindy Novotny, Master Connection Associates. 

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    Dhruba Dutta Bhatta of Macquarie Graduate School of Management (Australia) competes in the Global Copper Skillet competition. 

  • Event Snapshots: IACC Americas Connect

     
    FROM THE Summer 2018 ISSUE
     

    Copper Skillet judges included chefs Walter Staib and Thomas Macrina. 

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    Leanna Higgs, Wyboston Lakes, United Kingdom (Copper Skillet Junior Category Chef winner); Alex Cabanas, global president, IACC; and Brian Wagner, Chauncey Hotel & Conference Center, United States (Copper Skillet Senior Category Chef winner).

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    Canadians show their support and pride at the Global Copper Skillet competition.

The 37th edition of the IACC Americas Connect conference took place on April 16-18 at Chubb Hotel & Conference Center and The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia. The three-day conference, hosted by former White House Director of Events Laura Schwartz, included educational sessions, panel discussions in the form of campfires, workshops, culinary tours and tastings, as well as the annual Global Copper Skillet competition. 

Sixty-two guests gathered for the Northeast M+E Best of 2018 readers’ choice awards on Aug. 16 at Upstairs at The Pennsy in New York City. The event’s presenting sponsor was Kalahari Resorts & Conventions; the bar sponsor was Bear Creek Mountain Resort & Conference Center; and the “green” carpet sponsor was Topgolf. Event partners included Acute Inflections, Jamie Rosler from ComedySportz, Drawing Booth, Eclipse Events, Flowerful Events, Pat LaFrieda, The Pennsy Food Hall, Sabi Sushi and Wizard Studios

 

Valley Forge Tourism & Convention Board (VFTCB) held an event with corporate planners at Mistral at the King of Prussia Mall to spread the word about Cirque du Soleil’s VOLTA, which debuted in July at the Big Top on the grounds of the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center.