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The Special Event 2015 Education

Take advantage of the best event education in the world while you're at TSE 2015 in Anaheim! Over 100 sessions and speakers are hand selected for the relevancy of their topics and the expertise of the speakers. This year, we've added two exciting tracks:

  • Event Technology: this exciting new track reflects current industry demands and trends. As event tech becomes more important, TSE will be expanding and focusing on areas including A/V, phone apps, lighting, special effects, staging, and much more.
  • C Level Executives: this track will encourage discussion of topics and issues relevant for senior level executives and seasoned event pros

Full Education Package: Registration Opens July 10 at Reduced Rate

This all inclusive package allows you to select among over 100 sessions in these tracks: Business & Professional Development, C Level Executives, Design, Event management, Event Technology, Food Services & More, & Wedding Trends. You'll be getting three full days of education (January 6-8, 2015) at the lowest price if you register between July 10 and October 6.

Included with Full Education Package

  • In addition, your full education package includes:
  • Full access to the exhibit hall vendors, activities, and features on January 7 & 8
  • Free access to The Opening General Session
  • Michael Cerbelli's: Hot List: 2015™

Workshops, Tours, and Group Education: Early-Bird Registration Opens October 6

Check back after October 6, 2014 to register for other education options including in-depth half-day Workshops, venue-focused tours and group education packages.

Hands-On-Hundred Behind-the-Scenes Hands-On Learning Program

The Hands On Hundred Work/Study Program allows you to join the on-site implementation team and work behind-the-scenes to make Special Events happen!  Interested in participating? Contact: Kari Strolberg

TSE Education Tracks

Business & Professional Development

At the end of the day our success is not only measured by producing great events, we also have to be profitable to ensure long-term success and growth of our business. This track provides the essential learnings from event experts on topic areas such as: negotiating & writing contracts, establishing an effective pricing strategy, marketing, branding and promoting your company, and dealing with business situations unique to the event industry.


We all want to WOW our event clients This track helps you define "wow" from a design perspective.  Event professionals with an expert eye for creative design will share the latest on design trends & colors and help you tap into your inner creativity and open your eyes to the coolest products and services that can help support your event design strategy.

Event Management

Learning to produce flawless events means understanding every detail and, at the same time, being able to organize these details into a cohesive, over-the top event.  At TSE, some of the world's top event producers will teach you the tricks, techniques and tools for producing better events more efficiently.

Event Technology: NEW THIS YEAR!   Event tech has become an essential part of every planner's event toolbox. At TSE you'll discover everything you need to know about A/V, phone apps, event lighting, special effects, staging, and much more.

C Level Executives: NEW THIS YEAR!   As a corporate executive or seasoned event professional, you have accumulated wisdom and insight. Because of your experience and position of responsibility, you have unique business needs and aspirations. TSE offers an entire track with sessions which allow you to share your perspective and hear the views of others at your same level.  You'll be learning at a level appropriate for a master event professional.

Food Services & More

Food is entertainment, it is fun, it is creative, and it also can be part of your design. Are you serving up great menus that fit your event theme and attendee tastes?  Find out how you can turn up the heat at your events with inspired menus that address the latest food trends, tastefully address special diets such as vegan, gluten free, etc., and how to incorporate your menu offerings into your event theme and design.  TSE's the only place you'll get event-focused culinary techniques and insights.

Wedding Trends

Keeping up with the latest wedding trends, products and techniques is a full time job. Let TSE make the learning curve easier for you. We've called on top wedding pros to give you up-to-the-minute trend reports-including lots of visuals and real-world examples.  Find out how top planners handle difficult clients or wedding crises and see how some they put together their own fabulous weddings.

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