I work with lots of wonderful vendors and I am so impressed with their level of expertise in their field.  In my Vendor Spotlights, I highlight some of the very best who are at the top of their game.  This week the spotlight is on ……. TRACY STUCKRATH, CSEP, CMM, CHC, CFPM from Thrive! Meetings & Events!

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Tracy Stuckrath, CSEP, CMM, CHC, CFPM

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What do you specialize in?           

Meeting & Event planning as well as managing food & beverage programs for meetings and events to ensure the safety and health of the attendees, staff, vendors and other stakeholders.

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Labeling buffets with ingredients cards helps attendees make the best selection for their dietary needs.

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Using Fresh Local Organic Sustainable and Seasonal (FLOSS) ingredients is a win win for the local economy and your attendees!

What inspires you?         

Seeing healthier foods being incorporated into meetings and events.  I am inspired by the way my industry has started to take an interest in food allergies and dietary needs. The industry is making a 360 degree turn in this area.

Who are your ideal clients or projects to work with/on?              

Meeting planners, caterers and hotels who are truly concerned about the welfare and safety of its attendees.

Fun fact about you:        

I went to high school in Okinawa, Japan and I have run one (and only one) marathon!

Favorite vendor(s) to partner with:           

EventEssentials, Affairs to Remember Caterers, Loews Atlanta Hotel

Tell us the best way to reach you:

Sign up for my newsletter at –www.thrivemeetings.com

Email me –  tracy (at) thrivemeetings.com

Follow me on Twitter  @tstuckrath

Like me on Facebook –  thrivemeetingsevents

Do you want to be featured in our Vendor Spotlight?  Submit your info in this link for consideration.

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