5 delicious tips for managing your food & beverage spend.
Banquet events allow your attendees to come together, take a break and create lasting bonds at your event. As a result, your meeting's food and beverage (F&B) is extremely important to the success of your event. Many planners work hard to negotiate the F&B minimum down, even if their catering budget will clearly exceed it. Instead of thinking of your F&B spend as a liability, it is time to see it as a benefit to drive better deals from the hotel. In this guide, learn how to feed the right information to hotels to keep your F&B budget under control.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Mike Mason, VP of Sourcing & Hospitality Solutions
Mike is a 25-year veteran of the meetings industry. He was named one of 2013's Top 25 Most Influential People in the Meetings Industry by Successful Meetings Magazine.
YOU WILL LEARN
How to leverage your F&B spend
Ways to negotiate the minimum
What you can do if you miss your minimum