The Event Planner Expo 2023: 8 Reasons to Go

Gary Vaynerchuk

It’s that time of the year again. Summer prepares to fade into fall, and in just a few short weeks, event planning professionals will descend into New York City. It’s the premier conference, The Event Planner Expo 2023! This October, for three full days (10th, 11th, and 12th,) guests can experience learning, high-energy networking, and more fun than ever before. After all, we’re event planners, and we know how to throw a party. But don’t just come because it’s going to be a good time and THE place to be this October. Keep reading to see all the reasons why event planners, rookies, and veterans alike need to get in the room for this annual opportunity and celebration!

1. The Invite List for The Event Planner Expo Is Incredible

The Event Planner Expo is in its 11th year now, and like a fine wine, it just gets better and better. But before you go to any party or networking conference, you want to know who’s going to be there. You need to know those in attendance can add value to your career, your business, and your event planning efforts. And you will NEVER be disappointed when you get tickets to The Expo! The guest list invites thousands of:

  • Event Planners
  • Hospitality Professionals
  • Marketing Professionals
  • Industry Influencers
  • Event Service Representatives
  • Entrepreneurs and Business Owners
  • Advertising Executives
  • PR Professionals
  • HR Professionals
  • C-Level Executives
  • National and Global Brand Representatives
  • And MORE!

2. World-Renowned Expert Keynote Speakers at The Event Planner Expo

Every year, event planners and event industry professionals return to The Event Planner Expo. And every year, the experience is more incredible than ever because of the talented experts we bring to the Keynote Speaker stage. Get your tickets to this year’s festivities because you don’t want to miss the world-renowned brilliance behind the mic! If you want thought-provoking topics, solutions for industry challenges, and education you can take back to your business, buckle up friends!

Marcy Blum is coming to The Expo! She’s an expert in entertainment and events with more than 35 years of high-profile event planning experience. Secure your seat so you can learn from Marcy Blum all the insights you need to dominate in your business!

  • Voted “Top Planner” by Vogue & Harpers Bazaar
  • Featured in People, The New York Times, Vanity Fair & Women’s Wear Daily
  • Appeared on Oprah, The Today Show, Rachael Ray Show, & Good Morning America

Gary Vaynerchuk is coming to The Expo! He’s the CEO of VaynerMedia and is known around the globe as the marketing and social media master! And when the legendary Gary Vee grabs the mic, prepare for a high-energy and exciting experience!

  • New York Times 5X Best Seller
  • Demystify AI and Social Media for Business in 2023.
  • Prepare Your Business for the Future of Social Marketing.
  • Learn Why “Legacy Is Greater Than Currency.”

3. You Want to Grow Your Business

Whether you’re just embarking on your career journey as an event planner or you’ve been in business for years, you’re always looking for new ways to grow your company. What you need to know are proven strategies for today’s event planning. You need better marketing insights and want to master your social media presence. You want to get familiar and more comfortable with the latest technology, too. And when you attend The Event Planner Expo 2023, you can learn all of the above and more from top experts ready to share their knowledge.

4. Your Top Client Prospects and Decision-Makers Will Be There

You know who else is going to The Expo? Your clients will be there. Your top prospects will be there, too, representing their brands. And corporate decision-makers will be there, ready to make event-related decisions. Event planners always see tremendous ROI from attending because there are top companies, C-level executives, and marketing professionals all ready to make purchasing decisions. You’ll get the opportunity to introduce yourself, and for many past Expo attendees, there’s an increased chance to close some on-the-spot deals!

5. Discover New Partners and Form Strategic Relationships

As an event planning professional, you’re keenly aware that you’re only as successful as your roster of vendors and partners. Collaboration is the key to building incredible event experiences, no matter what kind of events you specialize in curating. Strategic partnerships matter, from event sponsors and venue partners to catering pros and entertainers. And to find the best of the best in all these arenas, you have to get in the room with them at the right conferences. Discover new partners and form strategic relationships with everyone you meet at The Event Planner Expo 2023!

6. Upscale and High-Energy Networking You’ll Only Experience at The Event Planner Expo

When you attend The Event Planner Expo, you’re not just walking into a run-of-the-mill networking event. This is a fully immersive, high-energy experience. It’s networking – amplified, with upscale excitement, music, atmosphere, and energy you won’t find anywhere else. Mingle with old colleagues, meet new and emerging professionals, and discover new connections you didn’t know your business and career needed. 

7. You’re Hungry for New Ideas and Emerging Event Trends

Another reason why thousands of event industry professionals prioritize attending The Event Planner Expo is the inspiration. As an event planner, you’re always hungry for new ideas, big ways to impress your clients, and methods for tapping into the very latest event trends. This is one conference that allows you to find all the inspiration you need to significantly grow your business, find your creativity again, and elevate your event services. Forbes said of The Expo this event “closes the gap between creativity and technology.”

8. It’s 3 Full Days of Fun, Learning, and Excitement!

This isn’t just one day of perusing a bland and yawn-worthy conference. This is THE premier event for anyone interested in or currently working in the event industry. Check out the itinerary and start coordinating with your colleagues, partners, and coworkers. 

Tuesday: October 10th

Registration, Opening Party, and our signature VIP Event kickoff! Enjoy mingling with arriving guests, as well as snacking on gourmet appetizers and sipping on delicious specialty cocktails.

Wednesday: October 11th

Happening at 92NY, our brilliant Keynote Speakers and Panelists will be taking the stage for a fully immersive learning experience! VIP ticket holders will also participate in the exclusive VIP Networking event!

Thursday: October 12th

Experience hundreds of incredible exhibitors on the tradeshow floor, find new event services, form new partnerships, and capture new client leads! Enjoy gourmet appetizers and cocktails before celebrating at The Expo’s After Party!

Don’t wait! Get your 3-day Education, VIP Education, or All Access tickets to The Event Planner Expo 2023! Join us for a business-boosting and career-catapulting experience this October!


You don’t just attend The Event Planner Expo. You Experience it.


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