January 30 – February 1, 2018
Conference: January 30 – February 1
Exhibits: January 31 – February 1
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center • New Orleans, LA

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If you are an event planner, wedding planner, event rental company, caterer, florist, event entertainment company, corporate event planner or any other professional working in events, The Special Event 2018 is your show. Each year, over 5,000 of your colleagues gather to network, learn, and brainstorm together.

Meet face-to-face with owners and managers of the industry’s best suppliers, demo new products and network with colleagues at any of our outstanding Showcasing Events. Find new solutions and creative ideas at any of our over 100 educational sessions.

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Read What Your Fellow Event Professionals Have to Say About TSE 2017

"In nearly 20 years of attending conferences, TSE is one of the best conferences I have ever been too. Period"

TSE Attendee Survey

"An exceptional trade show experience with premium educational seminars, paired with a first class exhibit hall with top tier vendors of the industry - who could ask for anything more!"

TSE Attendee Survey

"First time event for our company, primary focus was educational workshops and exhibit hall vendors. In one word, outstanding, from quality of speakers to content shared."

TSE Attendee Survey

Products You'll See on the TSE Exhibit Hall Floor

In addition to thousands of event essentials you'll find on the TSE exhibit hall floor, you'll also discover those rare gems that will add the perfect touch to your events. Exhibitors will be displaying linens, tents, event furnishings, event décor, floral, event lighting, software, event heating/cooling systems, catering equipment, and much more.

Event Education Beyond Compare

The breadth and quality of TSE event educational sessions and speakers is unsurpassed by any other US event conference program. You are able to select from among over 100 sessions which cover the in-demand topics including Business, Social Media, Event Tech, Food Services, Event Management, and more.