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January 22, 2020
The events industry has been behind some of the most innovative tech conferences in the past decade. Opening the doors for new business prospects, these conferences are places where the top professionals meet and showcase their innovative concepts and bold theories for the future. Needless to say, 2020 is set to be another bar-raising year for event management professionals. Here’s a complete round-up of the ten best event tech conferences that you should be excited for in 2020.
Scheduled for October 13th-15th, 2020 in New York City, this is a must-not-miss for every event professional on the East coast. With three exhilarating days already planned, this year’s Event Planner Expo will focus on building industry relationships, allowing top influencers to network with professionals from the industry.
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Even in this digital marketing age, nothing beats the power of face-to-face experiences. The Experiential Marketing Summit has become the event industry’s mega-show and brings together b2b and b2c brand-side marketers, executives from leading event agencies, meeting planners, tradeshow organizers, event strategists, experience designers, event technology gurus and more. Each year, our attendees hail from more than 32 countries—a great testament to the global growth of a booming experiential industry.
C2 is known for being one of the most progressive business events in the world. In its fifth year in 2020, the event plans to take greater strides by providing professionals from over 60 countries and 34 different industries with the latest industry trends via exclusive events for event organizers. The event is going to be held on May 27th–29th, 2020 and already has over 7500 registered attendees, 57% of whom are executives and senior managers.
Set to be held this September 15th-17th, 2020 in Las Vegas, IMEX America plans to hold over 180 classroom-style educational and networking seminars that are guaranteed to give every attendee a clear insight on how to mix creativity with hard-work and technology.
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The most significant yearly conference for wedding industry specialists, this two and a half-day conference, set to be held on November 17th-19th, 2020 in Las Vegas is a must-not-miss. Wedding industry experts will be speaking on wedding trends, what technological advances to expect this year and more. The seminars will be entirely focused on helping new entrepreneurs elevate their business reach.
MPI WEC is one of America’s foremost guidance and networking conferences for event professionals. The theme of 2020 will be exploring the importance of authentic events and how authenticity is the new currency for up and coming professionals. Set to be held in Grapevine, Texas on June 6th-9th, 2020, here’s what you can look forward to at this event-
March 9th-12th, 2020 will be three special days in Las Vegas as two of the finest event planners join forces – The Special Event and Catersource are set to hold a combined event which will have conferences, tradeshows for event and catering specialists and interactive sessions with some of the world’s leading event marketers, business owners, chefs, caterers, designers and event planners.
What to expect –
EVENTtech joined forces with the Experiential Marketing Summit (EMS) in 2019. In 2020, May 11th-13th this event will give attendees a chance to meet top marketing and event industry experts from across the world. The event will be held at the famous McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago.
Attendees always get to experience creative and educational conferences at Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference (HITEC). This year, the event will be focused on finding new and more innovative hospitality solutions. It is set to be held in June 15th-18th, 2020, in San Antonio, Texas.
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Historically, one of the most exciting event planning conferences, the NACE Evolve Leadership Conference in 2020 will be held in Dallas, Texas and will focus on bringing together some of the leading event professionals from across the country. The NACE Evolve community already has 3,500 professionals as members. The event will be held on January 24th–27th, 2020. It is known for providing first-rate educational tools and resources to attendees, and for hosting industry experts.
There is simply too much to expect in 2020 for event professionals in the USA and Canada. Use this updated list of the top marketing and events technology conferences to plan out your calendar and boost your networking skills. It is time to explore new horizons of the events industry.
Another easy way to learn more about event management in 2020 is to get an all-in-one event management tool like Attendease. Attendease helps event managers create customized, branded and full-featured event websites while managing registration, passes, attendee communication, event analytics, and more. With a tool like Attendease, event managers can provide their attendees with a comprehensive one-stop-shop for all the event-related information that they need.
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