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Endless Networking Opportunities

The event planning industry is rapidly changing, making it imperative that you stay ahead of the competition by networking with companies who will provide you with the latest trends, newest offerings, and exciting attendee incentives. Attending The Event Planner Expo offers a valuable opportunity to meet with elite members in the event industry who represent billions of dollars in annual event budgets, bookings, and sales. The Event Planner Expo offers Opening and After Parties, Receptions, Meet & Greets, and many other ways to network with individuals who will help you expand your business and secure sales on the spot.

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Whats Happening?

Opening Party

Location: SPIN New York
Date: Tuesday, October 1st
Time: 6PM - 9PM
(Access exclusive to Education, VIP Education, All Access, Super All Access Ticket Holders)

Kick off The Event Planner Expo with us at SPiN New York. Mix and mingle with expo attendees, exhibitors, and sponsors while enjoying delicious appetizers and cocktails. Break the ice with a friendly game of ping pong while forming tons of lucrative business connections.

Educational Speaker Series

Location: 92Y
Date: Wednesday, October 2nd
Time: 9AM - 5PM
(Access exclusive to Education, VIP Education, All Access, Super All Access Ticket Holders)

Learn from industry experts and thought leaders at The Event Planner Expo’s Speaker Series. Gain valuable advice and insight on a wide range of topics including sales, marketing, event trends, building a brands, social media, networking, and more.

Happy Hour & Power Networking

Location: TBD
Date: Wednesday, October 2nd
Time: 6PM - 9PM
(Access exclusive to Education, VIP Education, All Access, Super All Access Ticket Holders)

Grab a drink and strike up conversation with fellow industry professionals. Discuss all the amazing things you learned at the Speaker Series, chat about which exhibitors you’re excited to see on the trade show floor, and discover ways you can work together in the future.

Exhibitor Floor

Location: Metropolitan Pavilion (1st & 2nd floor)
Date: Thursday, October 3rd
Time: 2PM – 8PM
(Entry times vary. Check your ticket for entry time.)

Discover the latest trends and gain inspiration for your upcoming events. Connect with over 150+ of the best venues and event services to take your events to the next level.

VIP Networking Lounge

Location: Metropolitan Pavilion (1st floor)
Date: Thursday, October 3rd
Time: 2PM – 8PM
(Access exclusive to VIP, Education, VIP Education, All Access, Super All Access Ticket Holders)

Gain exclusive access to the VIP Networking. Network industry power players, corporate decision makers, and other industry professionals. Pre-schedule meetings with other attendees, sponsors, or exhibitors, meet them in the VIP lounge, and form valuable relationships that will greatly impact your business.

2nd Floor VIP Lounge

Location: Metropolitan Pavilion (2nd floor)
Date: Thursday, October 3rd
Time: 2PM – 8PM
(Access exclusive to VIP, Education, VIP Education, All Access, Super All Access Ticket Holders)

VIP, Education, and All Access ticket holders will gain access to our exclusive 2nd floor VIP lounge complete with gourmet appetizers, beverages, desserts, and more.

After Party

Location: TBD
Date: Thursday, October 3rd
Time: 8:30PM - 11:30PM
(Access exclusive to Education, VIP Education, All Access, Super All Access Ticket Holders)

Closing out an incredible week at The Event Planner Expo 2019 is our official after party, providing even more opportunities to network. Join us at one of New York City’s hot spots and enjoy delicious food & cocktails, great music, dancing, and more.

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