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Show-Stopping Event and Meeting Planning That Can Make News!

If you have in mind a first-class, attention-to-detail, creatively designed and perfectly executed special event or corporate meeting -- NTA, Inc. is the team to call. We have years of experience in event development and management, in locations far and near, for clients large and small. And if attracting press coverage is one of the goals of your event -- well, we're especially good at that part!
Call on NTA, Inc. for:

• Cooking Competitions
• Corporate Meetings
• Media Luncheons and Dinners

• Media Seminars
• Media Trips
• Your own special event

San Antonio Contest Event

Cooking Competitions

One of the hallmarks of NTA, Inc. is our design and execution of consumer and professional cooking competitions. We've created lots of them - both big and small! Cooking contests are an ideal way to put your food product in the hands of consumers, and to generate interest in the media.

NTA, Inc. directed five National Chicken Cooking Contests, featururing 51 contestants (one from each state and DC) at a three-day event, competing for grand prizes of up to $100,000 for the best chicken recipe. Each contest was attended by about 75 nationally prominent food writers, representing major consumer magazines, national daily newspapers, and prominent food television shows. NTA, Inc. executed all conceptual and logistical aspects, for both the media and visiting contestants.

Other cooking and recipe contests executed by NTA, Inc. include a Family Meals Cooking Contest for Better Homes & Gardens magazine, two "Cooking with Beer" consumer recipe contests, a chef chicken recipe contest and the recipe evaluation and judging segments of four Foster Farms Chicken Cooking Contests.

Media Luncheons and Dinners

NTA, Inc. has designed and produced numerous media luncheons and events to introduce magazine, newspaper, and other food journalists to new food products, chefs, and culinary trends. These include:

• "A Taste of Korea" Luncheon - Korea Agro-Trade Council
• Chicken Convenience Products - National Chicken Council
• Exercise & Weight Loss - The Sugar Association
• Cooking with Beer/Pairing Beer with Food - National Beer Wholesalers Association

A Taste of Korea Luncheon

Cooking Light and Better Homes and Gardens Magazine

Media Seminars

NTA, Inc. has conducted numerous seminars for the editorial and test kitchen staffs of many popular consumer magazines. These seminars present food products, industry updates, chef and dietitian spokespersons, and general culinary trends in a new light. Our goal is to position your organization as the leading source of information about your product in the eyes of the press.

Media Trips

On behalf of a variety of clients, NTA, Inc. creates and executes press trips, across the country and around the world. These trips take the media straight to your story, introducing journalists to hot culinary and industry trends, food products, restaurants, chefs and more. Media trips also provide unparalleled opportunities to network with influential food and nutrition writers.

NTA, Inc. media trips include:

• Las Vegas, NV; Miami, FL; Washington, DC; Philadelphia, PA; New Orleans, LA, Charleston, SC; New Bern/ Kinston, NC; Eastern Shore, MD - National Chicken Council
• Santa Barbara, CA - Paramount Farms
• Charleston, SC - Restaurant Business Magazine
• Chicago, IL - National Confectioners Association
• Berlin, Germany - Lichtwer Pharma
• Paris, France - Le Cordon Bleu
• St. Lucia - Chocolate Manufacturers Association

Press Conferences and Media Symposia

NTA, Inc. executed national press conferences for groups such as the American Diabetes Association, featuring singer Gladys Knight. We have also developed and hosted nationally-recognized nutrition and science meetings for the International Tree Nut Council and the National Beer Wholesalers Association. These media symposia bring together health and food journalists, and leadiing nutrition scientists and researchers.