Interview from the PCMA Learning Lounge in San Diego. Certified Event Planner with Food Allergies: Tracy Stuckrath talks about PCMA and how planners need to think about the diets of their attendees.
Being an event planer with food allergies can be both a blessing and a curse. As a food allergic person, I want to be able to eat safely at events. As a planner, I understand the intricate details that go into creating and executing an event while ensuring everyone’s needs are met, especially when it comes to planning menus.
This amazes me. It’s kind of the like the six degrees of Kevin Bacon phenomena but with food allergies, intolerances or preferences.
Tracy Stuckrath was named a Meeting Pro to Watch in 2012 by ConventionSouth magazine.
Tracy Stuckrath is the Founder of Thrive! Meetings and Events, a boutique event planning firm based in Atlanta, Georgia. She will be presenting two seminars at Exhibitor 2011 which will be held March 27th through 31st, 2011 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV. Stuckrath joins Speak Up! to talk about how she became motivated to start her company and the workshops that she will be presenting at Exhibitor 2011: “Food 101: Accomodating Dietary Needs at Events” and “Using Green Meeting Industry Standards for Event Success.”