The business conference scene is a significant one all around the world and the event planning industry seems to never stop growing. With so many companies looking to design the perfect event, there is no wonder that this is a booming industry that has so many prolific players. With fresh approaches to the whole event planning process, each trade show seems to be bringing something innovative and never-seen-before. Event professionals around the world look forward to attending some of the best trade shows and expos throughout the year, and for them, we prepared a list of four of the best trade shows in the event planning industry in 2019.
#1. The Event Planner Expo, October 1-3, 2019, NYC
For those who want to connect with top event planning companies, leading venues & event services in the NYC area and beyond, and more than 3,000 event professionals, the Event Planner Expo is THE event to attend. The three-day event is a one-of-a-kind experience that provides networking and business growth opportunities for everyone in the industry and teaches attendees the process of planning a corporate event. Attendees will network with industry power players from top companies, forge new relationships, increase sales, and propel their businesses to new heights.
3,000+ event planners, marketers, PR and HR professionals, CEOs, and Key Decision Makers in the industry attend the expo to meet with 150+ exhibitors which include the top venues and services in the events industry, learn from industry leaders, and increase business.
#2. The MPI World Education Congress, June 15, 2019, Toronto, Ontario
This large conference for the meeting & event industry is held in Toronto and plays a key role in promoting and developing the sector. The companies attending the event have the opportunity to get in touch with 2,000+ industry professionals and will benefit from relevant pieces of information and education on the niche.
#3. International Confex, February 26, 2019, Olympia, London
The International Confex is the UK’s leading event planning conference. This event targets top influencers in the events & meeting industry across the world. Expect to grow your network significantly, since there will be more than 350 companies attending the event. The event will help you learn something about the latest tech solutions.
#4. The Meeting Show, June, 26, Olympia, London
Another top event planning expo in the UK will take place in Olympia, London at the end of June 2019. This is an annual event planning expo which connects developers and planners inside and outside the UK. This event focused on offering insight and networking opportunities for leading hotels, venues and destinations around the world. Event industry professionals will have the opportunity to learn about the latest tech developments and discover ways to ensure their businesses thrive.
These event planning conferences and expos offer numerous opportunities for small and large companies in the industry. Focused on providing insight and education to attendees, these events are a valuable asset in all companies’ portfolios when it comes to remaining relevant and competitive in an ever-changing industry.