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Catersource and The Special Event

Early Bird Rates end January 26!

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February 12-15, 2024
Austin Convention CenterAustin, TX


2023 Awards Ceremony

Please join Catersource + The Special Event in honoring these industry leaders on Thursday evening, March 30 at our Awards Gala, featuring keynote Michael Cerbelli. Admission to this event is free with any pass type.

Reception 4:30 - 5:30pm, OCCC Lobby
Ceremony 5:30 - 7:00pm, Keynote Stage

Michael Roman Lifetime Achievement Award

The Michael Roman Lifetime Achievement Award is named for the founder of Catersource, a person who uplifted others and whose vision, approachability, and passion for catering made him a dynamic force. Prior recent winners include Rosemary Kowalski, Roy Porter, Lon Lane, and Lee Epting.

The 2023 Michael Roman Lifetime Achievement Award goes to...

Warren Dietel 
CEO & Owner 
Puff ‘n Stuff Events & Catering