Alcohol and events can be a great mix, but the combination can also carry increased risks. Here are some tips on how to make your events that serve alcohol safer and more inclusive.
While beer, wine and cocktails remain important social lubricants for group events, today’s increasingly health-conscious attendees would love to have some low- and non-alcohol options that look just as enticing as that signature margarita.
Trends change annually – and sometimes semi-annually. Check out below on what you can expect to see trending in group catering this year.
Wine may be made from grapes, but that doesn’t mean it couldn’t cause problems for vegan attendees or even those with milk, egg and shellfish allergies.
Eschewing alcohol for the month of January, aka “Drynuary,” is an increasingly popular way to see what life is like on the sober side. How could incorporating the same concept into your meetings improve participation and inclusion.
Recent Trend of Mocktails Might Rebuke the Statistic that 77% of Meeting Planners Think Alcohol is Important to their Events Though you wouldn’t necessarily be able to tell by looking at the line for the open bar at the evening reception at (pick a conference, any conference), sobriety — or at least, a growing interest in going alcohol-free on occasion — is starting to be a thing. The movement, which arguably began to gain steam five years ago when people began taking the “Drynuary” challenge to go alcohol-free just for the first month of the year, now is going mainstream.…
Food and beverage guesstimations and predictions are beginning to pop up everywhere. If you missed my piece on superfoods trends for 2018, take a look and let me know what you think. This week, I’m taking a stab at drink trends for 2018 and the coming years. Labeling Libations Increasingly, consumer trust has been damaged when it comes to food safety. This is, in large part, a result of lack of labeling and slow-to-respond regulatory systems. The beverage industry is one of the least regulated areas when it comes to ingredients, production processes, and their supply chains. Labels on the…