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Your Destination for Inspiration

The Special Event (TSE) is an event that celebrates the industry. Bringing the best speakers together for top education, means you’ll learn everything critical to stay competitive. Along with the highest caliber suppliers, awards that celebrate you and events bursting with ideas, this is your annual place to make industry connections and find business solutions. 

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. 

2022 Conference & Tradeshow Information

Dates: May 2-5, 2022
Location: Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA

What fellow Event Professionals say about The Special Event

"Attending The Special Event show armed me with the knowledge and the partners to execute my local events in a much more positive way. My clients love all of the new and innovative ideas that I bring back from each show. I'm grateful that my colleague introduced me to a place where I can actually shop for new products and services!"
TSE Attendee

"I have been going to the special event conference for 18 years and always come back to work inspired by our industry. Each year I may be inspired in different ways. Some years it is with the sessions, other years the trade show floor with new vendors. Each host city puts their spin on the opening parties and gala party. I meet lots of great people and have a greater appreciation for this industry."
TSE Attendee

"This is a show that anyone in the event industry should attend. If you want to be inspired, gather new and interesting information and most of all grow as an event provider, this is "must see" experience."
TSE Attendee

The Official Publication of The Special Event

Special Events Magazine, an informa business, is devoted to rental operations, planners, caterers, dealers, manufacturers and others involved in the planning, staging or supplying of special events. The Special Events Annual Awards Gala is held at The Special Event Show honoring the very best in special events. Read more about Special Events magazine.