SERV (Society for Event Planners: Restaurant Venues) - founded in Boston, is an organization of private event managers who provide support and education to industry professionals. The quarterly speaker series includes a panel and networking opportunities over light breakfast. The panel discussions span a wide variety of topics from business and professional development to event technology, vendor relations and marketing, all pertaining to the private events industry with a focus on restaurant venues.  Currently, SERV chapters exist in Boston and New York.  The events are invitation only. Click here to join.