Food & Beverage

The way that we think about food has changed everywhere — including in the meetings world. Here’s how to manage everything from menu planning to cutting costs.

What’s New in Travel, Food and Beverage

What food trends and stories should event planners have on their radar? Convene provides a weekly roundup of what’s making news in the F&B and business travel worlds.

BY Convene Editors November 6, 2019

Food: ‘A Powerful Tool for Change’

Dr. Gunhild Stordalen, founder and executive chair of EAT, tells 1,000 attendees at EAT Stockholm Food Forum that ‘everyone can make a difference’ in battling global issue.

BY Michelle Russell November 4, 2019

Plant Based World Conference & Expo a Trendsetter

Idea for the conference focusing on the plant-based food market first sprouted two years ago, ahead of the trend toward plant-based diets, Impossible Burgers, and sustainability efforts.

BY Casey Gale November 1, 2019

Can Events Help Solve the Global Food Crisis?

To safeguard the planet and feed a growing population, the world’s food systems will need to drastically change. The business events industry has an opportunity to lead by example, and here’s how some organizations and venues are doing just that.

BY Barbara Palmer November 1, 2019

What Meeting Planners Can Do to Reduce Food Waste

There are multiple ways event organizers can use their roles to lower food waste, from asking for low-waster food options to utilizing new technologies for calculating food usage to donating edible leftovers whenever possible.

BY Barbara Palmer November 1, 2019

4 Fancy Food Trends to Watch

The latest specialty food items making their way to supermarket shelves and expanding consumers’ palates are introduced, of course, at a live event.

BY Casey Gale October 30, 2019

What’s New in Travel, Food and Beverage

What food trends and stories should event planners have on their radar? Convene provides a weekly roundup of what’s making news in the F&B and business travel worlds.

BY Convene Editors October 30, 2019

Local F&B Experiences Give Attendees Feel for Destinations

Here’s how planners can accommodate attendees who want to see — and taste — what makes their event destination unique.

October 23, 2019

Quality and Sustainability Go Hand in Hand

In Bangkok, Convene discovers that the magic of a meal at Michelin-star Bo.lan comes from the chef-owner team who have it made it their mission to cook Thai cuisine as it was intended — slowly and sustainably.

BY Jennifer N. Dienst October 22, 2019

What’s New in Travel, Food and Beverage

What food trends and stories should event planners have on their radar? Convene provides a weekly roundup of what’s making news in the F&B and business travel worlds.

BY Convene Editors October 21, 2019

The F&B Trends Gaining Traction in the Middle East

Cloud kitchens, food halls, and experiential F&B — including meals fully prepared and served by robots — are among the dining trends that are “creating disruptions” in the Middle East, says Malt & Salt Hospitality CEO Akhilesh Bahl. Bahl, who is also the founder of the Dubai-based hospitality management firm, was among the featured speakers

BY Jasmine Zhu October 21, 2019

What’s New in Travel, Food and Beverage

What food trends and stories should event planners have on their radar? Convene provides a weekly roundup of what’s making news in the F&B and business travel worlds.

BY Convene Editors October 14, 2019