Competition between peers unlocks a creative streak that everyone can learn from and be proud of. The 2013 Event Solutions Idea Factory once again gives event professionals a chance to showcase and show off their best work in a variety of fun, informative and exciting contests. Plus: thousands of dollars in cash and prizes are up for grabs!
An old favorite makes a return to the 2013 Idea Factory. The Buffet Contest will showcase some of the most unique ideas in design, presentation, use of materials and WOW factor! Not since 2009 have we showcased the creativity of buffet design, so we look forward to seeing what new and exciting concepts you have to share.
The displays of this contest will be featured at the Buffet/Boxed Lunch event and winners will be selected by attendee vote.
The ever-popular Tabletop Contest brings creative ideas to life! You’ll be inspired by the themes, unique use of materials and concepts set up by caterers and planners in this camera-worthy contest. PLUS: David Tutera will return to discuss the designs and award his pick for favorite tabletop.
2013 Spotlight Awards
Recognition of the best of the best, the annual Event Solutions Spotlight Awards are an inspiring way to kick off the 2013 Idea Factory.
ICA CATIE Awards
The International Caterers Association will once again present Catered Arts Through Innovative Excellence in conjunction with the 2013 Spotlight Awards.