While we are absolutely responsible for planning the logistics of an event, as event planners, we're also responsible for thinking about the full event experience. One of the things I've been learning more about in the past few years is the relationship between food and energy levels. Let's say you're planning a large conference packed with content. Is it the smartest idea to serve a large pasta lunch? Not necessarily because the carbs break down and cause people to lose energy. Pair that with a dark conference room and you're bound to have unengaged attendees. Another thing to consider is that as our attendees get more health conscious, they look for healthier and more energy-giving options at events. So, to make your life easier and inspire you with a few new ideas, check out our latest Pinterest board packed with ideas for healthier event bites!
Liz King Caruso
I started my first company in 2010 in the midst of the down economy. By sharing content on Twitter, Facebook, and my blog, I gained expertise in the event planning industry and have become a leader and influencer. Thankfully, I've been named Top 25 Most Influential Event Planners in 2013, 40 Under 40 Up-and-Coming Event Planners in 2011, the #Eventprofs Most Thought Provoking Blog and People’s Choice Award. This created a platform for me to build my business and strong brand even further. Working with clients on events like Earn $100K Summit and S.H.E. Summit Week, I help entrepreneurs integrate technology into their events to better engage their attendees. In addition to our client work, we also hosts our own events. As the founder of TechsyTalk and PlannerTech, I'm incredibly dedicated to educating fellow event professionals on how technology can enhance their events.