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The Special Event is the only annual event of its kind. A show of unrivaled influence and inspiration, a spirited gathering of all the people, ideas, and trending innovations shaping the catering and events industry.

If you are an event planner, wedding planner, event rental company, caterer, florist, event entertainment company or any other professional working in events, The Special Event is for you. It is the premier destination where all event professionals gather to network, learn, experience and explore together.

2021 Conference & Tradeshow Information

Dates: July 19 - 22, 2021
Location: Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami Beach, FL

Who Attends The Special Event?

We might come from different places, have diverse skillsets and unique talents, but we share a common bond: a sincere passion and enthusiasm for the events industry. There is a place for everyone on your team at The Special Event. Attendees come from all areas including:

  • Business Owners
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Operations Teams
  • Corporate Planners
  • Event Designers
  • Producers
  • DMC's
  • Hospitality Management
  • Event Rental
  • Entertainment
  • Floral Designers
  • Supplier Companies
  • Not for Profit
  • Associations
  • Universities

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What will you find at The Special Event?

You will find the education, products, and services to help you be more innovative and competitive. Our tradeshow floor will introduce you to the best suppliers in the industry with the hottest trends and solutions to propel your business into the future. Attend networking events to inspire and delight you while you meet with professionals from all across the industry.

The Special Event offers the top education for event professionals. Learn from the best speakers in the industry across various topics including:

  • C-suite 
  • Event Design
  • Technology
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Event Safety
  • Weddings

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