January 8 – 10, 2019
San Diego Convention Center
San Diego, California

Diamond Sponsors

Get Your Share of Event Industry Growth

Exhibit at The Special Event

The party and event business is a $5 billion industry reflecting over 200,000 businesses - all of whom are prospects and your potential customers.* The Special Event (TSE) is the world's largest tradeshow and conference for event professionals, with attendees from over 60 countries worldwide. TSE is your best annual opportunity to reach thousands of event industry pros including event rental companies, caterers, wedding specialists, in-house planners for major corporations, independent planners and event production companies. Please note that the exhibit hall will be open for two days in 2019 - Wednesday, January 9 and Thursday, January 10.

Click here for the 2019 Prospectus
Click here for the 2019 Exhibit Space Contract
Click here for the 2019 Sponsorship Opportunities
Click here for the 2019 Sponsorship Opportunities Handbook

Contact us today!
Kevin Hacke
Sales Account Executive
+1 (312) 635-9138
Schedule call with Kevin


San Diego Convention Center
111 W Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101


Events and Education: January 8 – 10, 2019
Tradeshow Floor: January 9 – 10, 2019

Tradeshow Floor Hours

  • Wednesday, January 9, 2019: 10 a.m.-5 p.m
  • Thursday, January 10, 2019: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

What's Included in Your Booth Package

  • 8' high back drape
  • 4' high side dividers drape
  • Complimentary Electronic VIP Guest Passes (for your customers and prospects)
  • Five (5) Complimentary Exhibit Booth Personnel Registrations per 10 x 10
  • One (1) Complimentary Education Package per company
  • Your name on all published exhibitor lists (date sensitive)
  • Your company name and information on The Special Event Website with a link to your website
  • Company and Product listings in the official Show Directory and Mobile App (date sensitive)

As a TSE Exhibitor, you will:

  • Meet in-person with buyers of a cross-section of event products and services
  • Highlight new products and/or build brand awareness
  • Network with the event community
  • Keep up-to-date on new trends and innovative ideas
  • Interact with trade and consumer press
  • Boost your presence in the industry
  • Strengthen relationships with existing buyers, and distributors
  • Build new business connections

*Source: Party & Event Planners in the US: Market Research Report, Nov 2017, IBIS World

Booth Pricing

$2,700 per 10 x 10

Corner Charge for booths excluding 20x20 and larger: $200 per corner

Important deadlines and order forms will continuously be posted on this page throughout the year. Be sure to check back often. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact sales. The TSE team looks forward to working with you to make this show a huge success.