There are so many high-quality event planning conferences now, it is hard to know which ones can be most impactful for your brand or career. Here is Eventene’s list of the absolute best event planning conferences coming up next year in 2020:
1. The Special Event and Catersource
March 9-12, 2020 @ Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, Nevada
Focused specifically on the catering and event management spaces, TSE and Catersource will convene in Las Vegas next year. There will be thousands of attendees, over 300 guest speakers, and extensive opportunity for networking and development.
2. EMS2020 and EVENTtech
May 11-13, 2020 @ McCormick Place Convention Center, Chicago, Illinois
The EMS2020 and EVENTtech conferences have merged to provide a premier event technology focused trade show experience. Whether you are looking for new software solutions to your event planning challenges or are a event tech brand looking to develop new partnerships, this is a must-see conference.
3. International Confex
February 25-26, 2020 @ ExCel, London
One of the world’s fastest growing events conferences, International Confex is focused on helping you discover new technologies. There is tremendous opportunity to network with brands and vendors from all over the world and over 350 companies will be exhibiting.
4. NACE Evolve Leadership Conference
January 24-27, 2020 @ TBD
Focused on catering, the Evolve Conference is nevertheless a premier events industry conference. NACE aims to explore the most cutting-edge, innovative new technologies, techniques, and trends in event planning including providing software solutions and hands-on time with industry experts.
5. IMEX America
September 15-17, 2020 @ Las Vegas, Nevada
A fantastic conference for networking and career-development. IMEX is focused on creating continuing learning opportunities for industry professionals and providing interactive spaces for brands to showcase their latest services and solutions.
6. C2 Montreal 2020
May 27-29, 2020 @ Montreal, Quebec, Canada
C2 is an experiential conference that eschews the traditional trade show setup for a more interactive approach that encourages collaboration and development. Attend lectures, workshops, demonstrations, and more at this highly-recommended conference.
7. Startup Grind Global Conference
February 11-12, 2020 @ Silicon Valley, California
For new and growing companies, the SGC Conference is a must-attend. Meet with potential investors and partners, develop collaborations with existing brands, and showcase your new event solutions to the world.