On today’s episode of #EventIcons, we’re tackling the topic of serving alcohol at events. As we all know, this is a very hot conversation in the events industry. And since we want nothing more than to keep you up to date, we decided to get things going! Many people will agree that this is a serious issue within the industry. But with all the new trends surrounding food and beverage popping up around the world, there are more than enough ways to ensure things can change for the better. So why not talk about it, and propel the conversation forward?

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Joining our lovely hosts Lindsay Martin-Bilbery and Alex Plaxen is Michael Stavros. Michael has been a welcomed guest on the show before, and this time around he’s lending his expertise to the topic of serving alcohol at events. He was a Board Member of the Arizona Sports and Entertainment Commission, and he’s currently a partner and the Director of Business Development at M Culinary Concepts. So, are you ready to get iconic? Press play, it’s #EventIcons o’clock!


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And that concludes yet another iconic episode! What are your thoughts on the issue of serving alcohol at events? Do you feel like it’s easier to make things go smoothly nowadays? And what are the best practices you seek to implement in order to make your event as safe as possible in this regard? Make sure to let us know and tune in next week for more amazing content!

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Alex Plaxen

Author Alex Plaxen

Founder of Little Bird Told Media, Alex is an award winning international speaker and digital communication strategist for events and conferences. When he's not scrolling through Instagram, you can find Alex at a Washington Capitals game rocking the red, at the movies, or playing board games with his twin brother.

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