January 8 – 10, 2019
San Diego Convention Center San Diego, California
Over 4,000 event professionals come together at the industry’s largest conference and tradeshow. It’s the premier destination to connect and collaborate with event planners, wedding planners, corporate planners, caterers, business owners and more!
Take advantage of the best event education in the world! Our program offers you access to over 100 sessions across multiple conference tracks (and the opportunity to earn CE credits towards your CMP certification). There’s no better place to level up your event knowledge!
A suite of amazing Showcasing Events await you in and around San Diego. These exciting events (each with its own theme) are produced with industry leaders to provide you with creative ideas for use in your own events. Be transported to another world!
Find the solutions you need for your next event. From décor, entertainment, equipment, floral, furniture, lighting, linen and more, the jam-packed tradeshow is a must-visit destination for the latest in event products and services.
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Please be aware that The Special Event (TSE) attendee and exhibitor lists are not available for purchase from any third-party service. Only TSE can provide access to this list. If you receive an offer by e-mail to purchase a list of the TSE attendees and exhibitors, it is fraudulent. Please report it immediately to email@example.com.
Unfortunately, high-profile events like TSE attract more than industry professionals. They also attract the attention of scammers. Your assistance can help us stop them. We value our professional relationship with you and appreciate your help. Thank you!
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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.