Event Industry Trends and Forecasts

As the all-important supply line to caterers, planners, venues, designers, and of course the end-client, it’s imperative that event professionals know what trends are on the horizon! But it can be arduous to keep up with all the different elements.


Here is your chance to get a forecast of the industry on many fronts. As creative director of AOO Events, David Merrell has his finger on the pulse of what’s happening in social and corporate catering events, food and beverage, lighting, technology, and more. His information comes from many sources and he’s bringing it all to you in this fast- paced, entertaining session. Find out what needs to be in your imagination, and your warehouse, to be ready for 2018 and beyond in this preview session of Merrell’s annual Event Industry Trends and Forecast.