January 8 – 10, 2019
San Diego Convention Center San Diego, California
The National Foundation of NACE is thrilled to host our first fundraising event of the year at TSE 2019.
Kick off your TSE 2019 at our welcome back to TSE networking cocktail event.
Take your TSE experience to the next level by including a site visit to some of the best venues in the San Diego area. You will get an exclusive look into the event features of each venue while enjoying a taste of their menu and beverage pairing. Onboard the bus, our tour guide will provide more insight into the venues as you enjoy the beautiful San Diego landscape.
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!
The Special Event 2019 brings you our all NEW TSE Live Theater stage! We're excited to bring you a high level of entertainment and performances, all on our TSE Exhibit Hall floor.
A new, immersive event showcasing all the newest trends in Corporate Events, Fundraising, Social and Weddings.
The SEARCH Foundation Proudly Presents BOUJEE BASEMENT… a sophisticated shindig with plenty of TURN UP held in one of downtown San Diego’s most notorious cellars, BASSMNT! A 10-minute walk, and even shorter pedicab ride from the San Diego Convention Center and host hotels, BASSMNT is one of the city’s largest club venues, offering a state-of-the art audiovisual experience, craft cocktails, VIP bottle service and more, all for a good cause… event professionals in crisis. So, throw on some FRESH KICKS, get your HAIR DID, and GET TURNT with SEARCH at Boujee Basement!
Back by popular demand, Michael Cerbelli's: The Hot ListTM: 2019 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.
It's the last chance for TSE attendees to connect, learn, and experience even more of the best in the events industry.
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Please be vigilant if approached by any company or service other than onPeak, that implies or claims to be a housing provider for The Special Event. onPeak is the only Official Hotel Partner for The Special Event 2019. We are aware that other housing companies or travel agencies may contact you or your company to book your guest rooms through them. Neither onPeak, nor The Special Event 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 an actual hotel reservation. Reservations through these agencies or companies are made at your own risk and responsibility.
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), Metro (A/V & Computer Rental), CenterPlate (Catering), CompuSystems (Lead Retrieval/Badge Scanner), United Security Inc. (Booth Security) and GES (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.