Speaker Bio: Tracy Stuckrath
thrive! meetings & events
Founder and president of thrive! meetings & events, Tracy Stuckrath has had a 29-year career in corporate, association and social event planning. In 2009, her personal health journey changed the trajectory of her career. She works with organizations worldwide to understand how food and beverage (F&B) affects risk, employee/guest experience, company culture and the bottom line and how to create safe and inclusive food experiences that deliver unrivaled participant experiences so everyone feels valued.
She has co-authored two books, published over 100 articles and is recognized as a meetings and event industry leader, including Top 500 People in Events, Top 25 Women in the Meetings Industry and Meetings Industry Changemaker.
Tracy has shared her passion for safe and inclusive food and beverage as a freelance writer and contributor for Allergic Living, The Meeting Professional, Meetings Today, Restaurant Informer, Plan Your Meetings, BizBash, Meetings & Conventions, MeetingsNet, Convene and Special Events.
In her spare time, when she is not traveling the world, she’s taking her nieces and nephew on experience trips, attending NC State Football games or driving with the top down on her convertible Mini Cooper.