At The Special Event (TSE), the industry’s largest tradeshow and conference for event professionals, you’ll connect with over 5,000 event colleagues, exhibitors, and mentors. During your time at TSE, you can select from over 100 education sessions, attend showcasing events, network with fellow event profs, and browse through thousands of products on the exhibit hall floor. If you produce events, TSE is your show!
You'll be able to take advantage of the best event education in the world while you're at TSE 2018— the largest tradeshow and conference for event professionals—in New Orleans! TSE 2018’s education program will provide you access to over 100 sessions in nine different tracks with 200+ speakers presenting best practices, lessons learned, innovative ideas and more.
The Special Event is a CMP Preferred Provider. Attendees can receive continuing education (CE) credit for the Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) credential. For more information about the CMP credential or CMP Preferred Provider Program, please visit http://www.conventionindustry.org.
Get Your Share of Event Industry Growth
In 2018, Exhibit at The Special Event
The party and event business is growing-generating over $6 billion in 2013 reflecting 335,044 businesses-all of whom are TSE prospects and your potential customers.* The Special Event (TSE) is the world's largest trade show and conference for event professionals. Each year, we reach out to our proprietary database of over 50,000 prospects, previous attendees, and new prospects via social media, community marketing, direct mail and the Web. Attendees come to TSE from over 50 countries worldwide. The Special Event is your best annual opportunity to reach thousands of event industry pros including event rental companies, caterers, wedding specialists, in-house planners for major corporations, independent planners and event production companies. Please note that the exhibit hall will be open for two days in 2018, Wednesday and Thursday. January 31-February 1.
A cross section of leading event professionals
Corporate and Business
Catering and Food Service
Convention or Meeting Center
Destination Management Company
Event Site/Banquet Facility
Event Rental Companies
Non-profits, Associations, Foundations
Premium Incentives/Specialty Advertising
Museums, Arts Organizations, Cultural Institutions