Keynote Speakers:

Barbara Corcoran
ABC’s Shark Tank

Colin Cowie
Celebrity Event Planner


Tuesday, October 2nd | TKP New York
Wednesday, October 3rd | Metropolitan Pavilion

Keynote Speakers:
Barbara Corcoran, ABC's Shark Tank
Colin Cowie, Celebrity Event Planner

Day 1 - Tuesday, October 2nd

What: All Day Educational Speaker Series
Where: TKP New York Conference Center – 109 W. 39th St.
When: Tuesday, October 2nd, 9:30AM – 5PM

10AM – 4PM: General Education Sessions
Join us for a series of engaging, inspirational, and most importantly educational presentations from business leaders across the marketing, events, and hospitality industries. This is your opportunity to learn how to increase business and propel your career to new heights.

10AM – 10:45AM
Empire Ballroom:
Dan Nevins of Wounded Warrior Project – Sharing his story & how to leverage relationships to get ahead in business.
Rae Majors Wildman - Powerful Woman's Paradox: How to Claim Your Own Power Without Getting in Your Way.
East Village:
Importance of Networking Panel with YEP Members – Carline Beaubrun of Events by Carline, Gustavo Galván of Galvan Event Design, Fernando Coelho of LA Photo Party, and Illusionist, Matias Letelier, moderated by David Fletcher.

11AM – 11:45AM
Empire Ballroom:
Liz Caruso King, CEO, Liz King Events, techsytalk, Foundher Network – Event Tech Trends and Strategies.
Dr. Michelle Rozen: How to Keep Up with Change in the Meeting Industry.
East Village:
Employee Engagement Panel with Lou Canakes of SPiN, Samantha Roblin of ZogCulture, and Liz Wilkes of Exubrancy.

12PM – 12:45PM
Empire Ballroom:
KEYNOTE SESSION - Colin Cowie, CEO Colin Cowie Lifestyle - How to Differentiate Yourself in a Crowded Market (Must present keynote or all access ticket for entry).
Rae Majors Wildman - Breaking the Entrepreneur's Trap: How to Stop Chasing and Start Creating a Profitable and Scalable Business on Your Terms.

12:45PM: Exclusive luncheon hosted by Colin Cowie
All access ticket holders will have access to an exclusive luncheon hosted by Colin Cowie. Enjoy a delicious catered lunch while Colin Cowie discusses business strategies and how to take your events business to the next level.

2:30PM – 3:15PM
Empire Ballroom:
Dr. Michelle Rozen - Your Five Step Plan for Crushing Obstacles and Unleashing Success.
Steve Garguilo, Action Surge – Proven Ways to Spark Action in Your Event Participants.
East Village:
Women in Sales Panel with Lauren Goldberg of AFR, Liz Woldman of Sage & Zest, and Nancy Barkley of Honeymoons and Get Aways.

3:30PM – 4:15PM
Empire Ballroom:
Richard Kim, Business Development, Manager TKP New York Conference Center – Creating value through the art of pretentiousness.
Imani Ellis, Founder of The Creative Collective NYC & PR at Bravo - The Bravery In Beginning: Lessons for New Entrepreneurs.

4PM – 5PM: Networking
Visit our networking lounge and make lasting connections with countless event planners, corporate decision makers, marketing, PR & HR professionals and CEO's.

The fun doesn't stop at TKP... Join us at SPiN for our Official Opening Party!
CCome enjoy delicious food and cocktails with us at SPiN to kick off this amazing event and celebrate all the new business opportunities ahead!

Day 2 - Wednesday, October 3rd

What: Tradeshow floor, keynote, networking & more!
Where: Metropolitan Pavilion – 125 West 18th Street
When: Wednesday, October 3rd – 2PM –8PM

2PM – 8PM: Tradeshow Floor Open
Walk the tradeshow floor and connect with over 150+ Booths representing the very best venues and services in the New York city Area and beyond. Find everything you need to take your future events to the next level.

Entry Times:

  • All access speaker series and VIP networking lounge tickets: Entry at 2PM
  • VIP tickets: Entry at 3PM
  • General Admission tickets: Entry 4PM

2PM – 8PM: VIP Networking Lounge Open to VIP, Speaker Series, and All Access Ticket Holders
Connect with hundreds of top event planners, corporate decision makers, and more in the VIP networking lounge. Use the Brella App to connect with other exhibitors and attendees ahead of time, make an appointment to meet at The Event Planner Expo, and forge new relationships that can greatly impact your business.

5:30PM – 8PM: Keynote Sessions by Barbara Corcoran (6:45PM) & Colin Cowie (5:30PM)
Keynote speakers, Barbara Corcoran of ABC's Shark Tank & Celebrity Event Planner Colin Cowie will give inspiring presentations teaching the audience how to build a successful brand and increase business overall.

8PM – 11:30PM: Join us at Up&Down for The Event Planner Expo's After Party!
Take advantage of even more networking opportunities and enjoy delicious food and cocktails with all the new connections you made over the two-days! Up&Down is located at 244 West 14th Street, btwn 7th & 8th. Walk on over or grab a ride from our official transportation sponsor, Carey, following the expo.

ON OCTOBER 2-3, 2018!

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