August, 19, 2015

Best Trade Shows for Event Planners to Attend

best-tradeshows-event-plannersEvent planners have big jobs‚ planning every last detail of a wedding, anniversary party, corporate event, or any other occasion can be overwhelming. Keeping up with trends and popular themes can be difficult too, especially if you’re busy actually planning events. That’s why trade shows for event planners are so beneficial‚ they pack a ton of information into a small amount of time, and you leave with a renewed sense of passion for your career. So which ones are the best to attend? We recommend checking these few out if you’re considering hitting one.

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ISES, the International Events Society, hosts a three-day trade show that is designed to help event planners learn more about their craft. The event features notable industry members, educational workshops and seminars, and participants are encouraged to be creative and collaborate with other planning professionals to grow their businesses.

Event Solutions Catersource Conference and Tradeshow

This is a four-day event held in Las Vegas, NV, and is a well-known show that is tailored for event planners. It features seminars, workshops, social events, and more, for event planners and other related service providers.

Participants also enjoy the Event Solutions Spotlight Awards, which showcase some of the best people and places in the events industry. Pricing packages for entry are available, but you won’t want to miss this show.


BizBash Live is a one-day tradeshow that is held in four different places in the U.S. (Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, and South Florida) and showcases the latest and greatest trends in the industry. Here, you’ll see top vendors, new décor ideas, and so much more. You’ll also network, collaborate, and learn how to create gorgeous and incredible events.

The Special Event

A three-day conference, The Special Event features exhibits, showcasing events, educational panels and seminars, and more. Some topics include Event Management, Wedding Trends, and Event Technology, and you’ll be sure to find something applicable to your work.

Event Solutions Idea Factory

This show is a leader in the business, and features the latest event trends and designs, innovative solutions, and news about popular food and drink service. It will give you a fresh perspective on what clients want, and will allow you to learn how to better serve them.

Which trade show do you look forward to attending?