January 8 – 10, 2019
San Diego Convention Center • San Diego, California
Check back soon to see how we will WOW you in San Diego or sign up for our newsletter to stay up-to-date. To get a taste of what’s in store for 2019, here are the spectacular 2018 Showcasing Events.
Kick off your TSE 2018 with a night of fun! At this TSE Connects event, you'll be immersed in New Orleans' old world red-light district while mingling with industry colleagues and enjoying culinary delights and entertainment inspired by a bygone era. Feeling shy? Our Storyville Scavenger Hunt will help break the ice with fellow guests while you're on a quest to find each clue. With surprises to discover on every deck, you won't want to miss this evening of New Orleans style networking and amusement.
We're heading to Generations Hall, the original building constructed as a sugar mill in the 1820's, for TSE's signature event to celebrate New Orleans' Tricentennial featuring great local food and entertainment with a look at the past, present and future of NOLA. As TSE's most attended event, everyone will be talking about the Opening Night Party for years to come.
Begin the week on top with our TSE Keynote and take away motivation to build your success on. This is a must-attend to kick-off an inspirational and productive week at TSE!
Don't miss our newest event experience at our new TSE Wedding & Event Showcase! Experience the best of the best in Corporate, Social, Wedding & Fundraising during our innovative, inspirational and highly interactive event. With 160+ years of history, The Chicory provides a perfect multi-room setting, you can relax in Corporate, donate in Fundraising, find the trends in Wedding, and party the night in Social. The TSE Wedding & Event Showcase has something for EVERYONE!
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow famously penned the words, "Into each life some rain must fall." When storm clouds gather and event professionals find themselves faced with a crisis, The SEARCH Foundation stands ready to enter into their lives with a comforting "umbrella". Join us at this incredible event and support the SEARCH Foundation while enjoying the company of your industry friends in a historic venue. The evening will be filled with networking and entertainment, but most importantly the funds raised will enable the SEARCH Foundation to continue its mission of assisting event professionals in crisis.
Back by popular demand, Michael Cerbelli's: The Hot ListTM: 2018 will take center stage, featuring a high-energy, fast-paced, jam-packed presentation of the hottest new ideas, products and entertainment from around the globe.
Join our industry leaders in this thought-provoking event as we discuss the current and future issues and opportunities we all will encounter. Hear from leaders who are passionate about the future of the industry, and help to drive the industry forward.
Join us as we celebrate the industry's best who produced spectacular events over the past year. The Special Events magazine's advisory board selects events that raise the bar for innovation. Find out who takes top honors at this year's ceremony.
There's No Place Like...NOLA! Join us for one last chance to celebrate with all of your TSE Krewe at the renowned Mardi Gras World. Dance your way through the infamous Float Den, as you take a trip down Bourbon Street during a night of revelry. And follow the yellow brick road as you wrap up your TSE experience with an evening like no other!
Please be vigilant if approached by any company or service other than the designated TSE 2019 vendors that implies or claims to be providing vendor services to TSE 2019 exhibitors. GES (booth furnishings and material handling), San Diego Convention Center (Electrical, Internet, Phone & Plumbing), Synergy Event Technology (A/V & Computer Rental), CenterPlate (Catering), CompuSystems (Lead Retrieval/Badge Scanner), Alamo Services (Booth Security) and Floral Expositions (Floral) are the only Official Show Contractors for The Special Event 2019. We are aware that other show contractors may contact you and your company to provide services such as carpet and furniture rental through them. Neither TSE, SDCC nor GES have any affiliation with these organizations and cannot vouch for their services in any way. Entering into financial agreements with non-endorsed companies can potentially cost you thousands of dollars with no guarantee of receiving their services. Any agreements made through these agencies or companies are made at your own risk and responsibility.