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2022 Schedule

All Times Listed are Central Time

SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE (subject to change)

 

Sunday, November 13

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Preconference Cocktail Party - Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame

 

Monday, November 14

10:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Registration Open 

 

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Interest Groups 

 

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
The Future of the Wedding Market 

 

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Lunch 

 

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Speed Networking with Your Peers  

 

2:30 PM – 2:45 PM
Break 

 

2:45 PM – 5:00 PM
Sales Executive Group Sessions
Management Operations Group Sessions
Culinary Insight Group Sessions 

 

2:45 PM – 3:45 PM
Recession and Inflation Proofing Your Business – Andrea Correale 

 

3:45 PM – 4:30 PM
White Paper Results -  Developing a Finance and HR Group 

 

4:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Is Corporate Catering Coming Back? 

 

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Break  

 

6:00 PM –6:20 PM
Transportation to Welcoming Party 

 

6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Welcoming Party atThe Transept 

 

9:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Return to Westin Cincinnati – Last Bus Leaves at 9:20 PM 

 

9:30 PM –11:00 PM
Optional After Party at Ghost Baby 

 

 

Tuesday, November 15

 

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Breakfast 

 

8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Registration Open 

 

9:00 AM – 9:45 AM
Opening General Session – Welcome, New Member (3) and Industry Partner (3) Introductions  

 

9:45 AM – 10:30 AM
Opening General Session –Update on LCA Membership, Activities, Groups, Recipe Exchange 

 

10:30 AM – 10:45 AM
AM Break, visit sponsor booths 

 

10:45 AM – 11:45 PM
Keynote Speaker – Karen Forgus, Cincinnati Reds 

 

11:45 PM – 12:45 PM
Buffet Lunch – Meet the New Members 

 

12:45 PM – 1:00 PM
Chefs gather for tour, others head to sessions, visit sponsor booths 

 

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Chef’s Tour   

 

1:00 PM – 1:45 PM
Catering Industry Mergers & Acquisitions – Bill Hansen
Sales Executive Group Sessions
Management Operations Group Sessions 

 

1:45 PM – 2:00 PM
PM Break 

 

2:00 PM – 3:00PM
Employee Accountability and Company Liability – Robin Selden and Reuben Bell  

Sales Executive Group Sessions 

Management Operations Group Sessions 

 

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
(All) Findlay Market walking tour 

 

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Break – On Own 

 

6:15 PM
Transport to Evening Party at The View 

 

6:30 PM – 10:00 PM
Evening Party 

 

10:00 PM
Return to Westin Cincinnati – Last Bus Leaves at 10:00 PM 

 

Wednesday, November 16

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Breakfast 

 

9:00 AM – 9:45 AM
General Session – Housekeeping, New Member (3) and Industry Partner (3) Introductions 

 

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM
Proposal Show and Tell  

Chef’s Roundtable – Dealing with the Supply Chain, Substitutions for High Cost or Unavailable Items 

 

10:45 AM – 11:45 AM
What is ESG, and How Does it Impact the Catering Decider – Jeff Miller 

Sales Executive Group Sessions 

Management Operations Group Sessions 

 

11:45 AM – 1:00 PM
Plated Lunch – Regional Lunch MeetingsHosted by Steering Committee Members 

 

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Closing Presentation 

 

2:15 PM – 3:30 PM
Steering Committee Meeting - Carl Sacks, Kathleen Stoehr 

 

 

KEY

ALL – All Attendees
PNG – Principals Network Group
SEG – Sales Executive Group
CIG – Culinary Insight Group
MOG – Management Operations Group
WOG – Women Owner’s Group
LCASC – Steering Committee