What to Expect From The World's Top Event Conferences

February 14, 2023 Susan Serena

The events industry is growing at a rapid pace. There are more conferences than ever before and many of them are offering great value for money.

In this article, I will provide you with some information about the top event planning conferences that you can attend in 2023.

The Best Event Planning Conferences for 2023

There are many event planning conferences to choose from, and each one has its own unique focus. Some of the biggest events in the industry, like Content Marketing World and Social Media Marketing World, focus on specific topics like content marketing or social media marketing.

Other events such as The Event Planner Expo, cover a wide range of topics including entrepreneurship, networking, leadership, social media and content marketing.

I will provide you with some information about the best event planning conferences for 2023 as well as tell you which ones are my favorites!


Catersource is a great event for caterers, corporate planners, event vendors, and event professionals. It’s a great place to learn how to grow your business, find new vendors and network with other event planners.

What you can expect:

  • A wide range of educational sessions, including many on social media and content marketing.
  • An exhibitor hall filled with the latest products and services for caterers and event planners. This is a great place to find new vendors or upgrade your existing ones.
  • A great place to network with other event planners and caterers. When is it? The next Catersource event will be May 2-4, 2019 at the Westin Lombard Yorktown Center in Lombard, Illinois.

Event Tech Live

This annual event brings together the biggest names in the industry to talk about the latest trends and developments in event technology.

Event Tech Live is a great place to learn about new products and services, as well as network with other event planners. At the 10th annual conference this year, there will be a plethora of sessions you can attend to learn more about how you can use technology to improve your events.

What you can expect:

  • Learn how to implement event technology into your events.
  • Get an inside look at the latest tech tools and how they can help improve your events.
  • Netwprl with other industry professionals to get their take on the latest trends in event technology.

The Event Planner Expo

The Event Planner Expo in New York is a must-attend event planning conference for event professionals. You can learn about the latest trends in event planning, attend sessions that will help you become a more efficient planner, and network with other event planners.

I told you I'd share my favorite, and this is the one! I've been in the business for 2 decades and this is the one event I look forward to most every year. It's a great way to connect with other event professionals, learn how to scale your business, and get inspired.

What you can expect:

  • Hear from world renowned keynote speakers.
  • Get an inside look at the latest event trends
  • Network with top event planners and industry leaders.
  • Learn how to scale your business
  • Exhibitors will have the opportunity to share their products and services with event planners in a low pressure environment. You'll also get some great tips on how to grow your business, connect with new clients, and collaborate with other exhibitors.
  • Get inspired with fun sessions, networking events, and parties

Event Industry Expo

The Event Industry Expo is bringing together the top event planners, creative minds, and industry leaders to Vegas!

This is an opportunity for you to meet new people, learn some new things about events, and get inspired by the amazing speakers they have lined up for you.

You’ll find exhibitors from all over the world showcasing their newest innovations in technology, décor, furniture, lighting, entertainment and much more.

What you can expect:

  • An opportunity to network with people from every aspect of the event industry
  • A chance to learn from some of the best minds in the events industry
  • Exhibitors showcasing their latest innovations

There are many incredible events on the horizon.

The world's top event conferences are full of opportunity. The biggest names in business and tech will are coming strong in 2023! Sharing their insights on everything from AI to blockchain to cloud computing.

If you're looking to get ahead of the curve in these areas, attending one (or more) of these events is a great way to do so.


We're excited to see what 2023 has in store for event planners, marketers and entrepreneurs. We hope that this list of the top events industry conferences will inspire you to attend at least one of them!

If you live or plan to be in New York City in October 2023, then I suggest you click here to attend the all-in-one event for event professionals, marketers, and entrepreneurs.


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