Monday, February 20th, 2017
Day one of Potluck features a series of panels and speakers on the main stage, with Table Topics in other rooms throughout the day.
Opens at 9 am
+ coffee and donuts / table topics kick off
The Experience Economy
with a discussion of the experience economy and how modern consumers find value in experiences and events, more than products and services.
Paige Appel, and Kelly Harris | Bash, Please
Stefanie Cove | Oren Cove
How do planners, producers, and venues determine what makes someone a "preferred vendor"? What practices make a vendor a reliable go-to, and what behaviors are deal breakers for the prospect of repeat business?
Food as the Main Event
Featuring a mini pop-up of SmorgasburgLA, a weekly pop up creating a massive community around some of the city's emerging culinary talents.
Seeds of tomorrow
The impact of the
farm to table movement
Local food champions from across the country discuss the impact of the farm to table movement over the past decade, and discuss the new focus on urban farming and food justice — this section will be followed by an introduction to our community partner, LA Kitchen.
How to create an ethos of hospitality throughout your entire company.
Building a company culture that represents your company’s vision, values and voice.
Louder than words | Ellen Bennett, Hedley and Bennett
Branding and communication in a media saturated world.
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(on the roof, drinks in hand): “one thing i wish they knew...”
Potluck participants are chosen, moth-style, to give short talks to vent on one thing they wish everyone else knew about what makes an event a success. These are meant to be informative, candid, raucous, and, most importantly, fun