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

Official Publication:

JAN 22, 2018SmartMeetings: 8 Conventions You Won’t Want to Miss this Year

One of the signature aspects of the meetings industry is the many inspiring, educational and fun annual conferences scheduled throughout the year. These events have been more exciting than ever recently due to the rapidly evolving offerings, which mirror the dynamic industry, in general.

Here is a rundown of eight of the must-attend conventions, including some fresh features that will be added this year.

The Special Event 2018
Jan. 30–Feb. 1, Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans

New Orleans is always a popular meetings destination, and this year it should be off the charts because the city is celebrating its 300th birthday. Drawing more than 5,000 attendees and featuring more than 100 education sessions, The Special Event (TSE) is one of the largest trade shows and conferences for event professionals. Thousands of products will be displayed on the exhibit floor and the opening party at historic Generations Hall will be one for the ages.

AUG 7, 2017, 10:00 ETThe Special Event  Appoints Event Industry Veteran Kevin Hacke as Sales Account Executive

The Special Event (TSE), the oldest and largest conference and trade show in the event industry, which will take place Jan. 30 through Feb. 1, 2018, in New Orleans, today announced that veteran event executive Kevin Hacke has joined as sales account executive...

DEC 12, 2016, 09:00 PTThe Special Event Show Invites Event Professionals to TSE 2017 January 10-12, 2017

The Special Event Show (TSE), the largest tradeshow and conference for event professionals, invites event professionals to TSE 2017, which will...

JAN 13, 2016, 09:00 ETFOX 35's Good Day Orlando - David Does It: The Special Event 2016

David Martin from Good Day Orlando Live at The Special Event Show... 

DEC 17, 2015, 09:00 ETPenton's The Special Event Show Invites Event Professionals to TSE 2016 January 11-14, 2016

Penton's The Special Event Show (TSE), the largest tradeshow and conference for event professionals, invites event planners to TSE 2016, which will...

OCT 30, 2014, 09:00 ETPenton's The Special Event Announces One-Day Wedding Forum: Spin on Weddings: Forecast 2015

 Penton's The Special Event 2015, the premier tradeshow and conference for event professionals, has announced the next installment in its...