October 10-12, 2023 | NEW YORK CITY


The Event Planner Expo 2023 is being held on October 10-12, 2023 in New York City.

Enjoy  3 FULL DAYS of networking and forming strategic partnerships.

Register or Reserve your booth today!

Look Forward to Seeing You at The Event Planner Expo 2023!
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DAY 1 - Tuesday, October 10th

EVENT: Opening Party

Step into the brilliant atmosphere at Lavan 641 and prepare for high-energy networking and fun! We’re kicking off The Expo in style! This is your opportunity to connect with top event professionals, colleagues, and Fortune 500 companies.

WHERE: Lavan 641, Midtown 641 W 42nd St.
WHEN: Tuesday, October 10th, 6pm - 9pm
DETAILS: Complimentary Cocktails & Gourmet Appetizers Desserts & Live Entertainment

DAY 2 - Wednesday, October 11th

EVENT: Educational Speaker Series

Learn from Celebrity Keynote Speakers strategies that will increase your business. Top business, marketing, and sales experts and panelists take the stage to share insights and business-boosting advice you won’t hear anywhere else!

WHERE: 92NY, 1395 Lexington Ave.
WHEN: Wednesday, October 11th, 9am - 6pm
DETAILS: Panel Discussions and Keynote Speakers

Panel Discussions

Entertainment: Getting Creative with Your Event Activations & Entertainment

  • David Milowitz:  Creative Director (ESP Creative)
  • Giovanni Casas: Owner (GEO Events) 
  • Dave Sharky: Owner (Untouchable Events)
  • Athena Zhe: Owner (Athena Entertainment)
  • Fernando Coelho: Client Relations (LA Photo Party)

Tech Trends: Tech Trends to Know For 2024 and Beyond

  • Annie Lee: Founder (Plannie)
  • Frank Ramos: CEO | Video Marketing Expert (Mediji Media)
  • Liron David: Founder + Executive Producer (Eventique)
  • Neal Sivadas: Product Marketing Manager (TikTok)

Business: Stand Out From The Competition

  • Alicia Schiro: CEO (Aced it Events)
  • Nicole McCullum: Founder (Captivate Designs)
  • Jaclyn Bernstein: President & Owner (Empire Force Events) 
  • Craig Siegel:Founder (Cultivate Lasting Symphony Inc)

Marketing & Branding: Effective Marketing Strategies To Grow Your Business

  • Nic Faitos: Senior Partner (Starbright Floral Design)
  • Evan Starkman: President (The Bait Shoppe)
  • Ceci Johnson: Founder / Creative Director (Ceci New York)
  • Traci Rhynie: CEO (Rhynie International)

Concepts & Designs: How To Find Creative Inspiration For Your Events 

  • Michelle Farber: Creative Founder/Party Concierge (M Studio Events)
  • Jennifer Gilbert: Founder (Save The Date)
  • Anthony Tacceta: Owner (Anthony Tacceta Design)
  • Joann Gregoli: Owner (Elegant Occasions by Joann)
  • Adam Kahan: Senior Vice President (Empire | NYC)

Corporate: What Corporate Looks for When Planning an Event

  • Deb Appel: Events Manager (VideoAmp)
  • Nadia Carta: Head of Data Transformation (Google)
  • Destiny Chambers: VP, Head of Marketing (Lippe Taylor)
  • Laura Altman: Event Manager (Nasdaq)

Keynote Sessions

Gary Vaynerchuk – CEO of VaynerMedia

Marcy Blum – Event Planner & Owner of Marcy Blum Associates

Todd Hartley – CEO of Wire Buzz & Tony Robbins Business Mastery Faculty Speaker

EVENT: VIP Networking Event

Don’t just attend The Expo – Experience it like a true VIP! Enjoy exclusive perks and networking opportunities with absolute titans of the Events, Hospitality, and Marketing Industries.

WHERE: Location - TBD
WHEN: Wednesday, October 11th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm
DETAILS: Complimentary Cocktails & Appetizers Live DJ

DAY 3 - Thursday, October 12th

EVENT: Exhibitor Floor

Explore the trade show floor with the best venues & services.  This is where you’ll discover new ideas.  Form strategic relationships, and generate leads for your business! Arm your business with all the connections you need to wow your clients!

WHERE: Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th St.
WHEN: Thursday, October 12th, 2pm - 8pm
DETAILS: 150 Booths, Fireside Chats & VIP Lounges


Join the excitement and close out the expo at NEBULA, where the high-energy networking and celebrating continues. And get ready – Celebrity Guest performance you won’t want to miss!

WHERE: NEBULA, 135 West 41 St.
WHEN: Thursday, October 12th, 8:30pm - 11:30pm
DETAILS: Complimentary Cocktails, Appetizers, Desserts, Live Entertainment & DJ

Note: Please see your Ticket Type for Event Access