Top Events to Attend in 2018 - For Event Professionals

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Attending industry conferences is a great way to brush up your skills and connect with like-minded event professionals. With that in mind, we put together a list of the top events for event professionals to attend in 2018. Check out now these must-attend conferences in the meetings industry!

We aim to provide the most comprehensive list of events that event professionals should attend in 2018 so this list will be updated often. Keep checking back to find stay current on the top events event planners should consider attending. Did we miss anything? If you are hosting an event management conference or trade-show, or if you know of any others that didn't make the list, let us know! 

Events in January 2018

PCMA Convening Leaders | January 7-10 | Nashville - TN

PCMA Convening Leader (Online Streaming) |January 7-10 | Nashville - TN

IAPCO Edge Florence | January 15-17 | Florence, IT

AEP | January 29 | New Orleans, LA

The Special Event | January 30-February 1 | New Orleans, LA

IPEC | January 30 - February 2 |Oxon Hill, MD

 

Events in February 2018

ADMEI| February 8-10 | Chicago, IL

Plan Your Meetings PYM Live | February 15 | Atlanta, GA

Catersource | February 18-21 | Las Vegas, NV

AIME - Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meetings Expo | February 20-21 | Melbourne, AU

SMU International | February 25-27 | Brooklyn, NY

International CONFEX | February 28 - March 1 | London, UK

 

Events in March 2018

Incentive Live | March 11-14 | Las Vegas, NV

Plan Your Meetings PYM Live | March 15 | San Francisco, CA

ACCED | March 18-21 | Minneapolis, MN

ACUI | March 21-25 | Anaheim, CA

Pharma Forum | March 25-28 | Philadelphia, PA

 

Events in April 2018

XLive Esports Summit | April 2-3 | Los Angeles, CA

XLive Data & Analytics Summit | April 3-4 | Los Angeles, CA

NPC18 | April 21-24 | New Orleans, LA

 

Events in May 2018

 Experiential Marketing Summit| May 14-16 | San Francisco, CA

 

Events in June 2018

MPI World Education Congress (WEC) | June 2-5 | Indianapolis, IN

PCMA Education Conference | June 10-13 | Cleveland, OH

HITEC | June 18-21 | Houston, TX

The Meetings Show | June 27-28 | London, UK

 

Events in July 2018

CEMA | July 22-24 | Los Angeles, CA

IAVM | July 22- 25 | Toronto, CA 

CEMA | July 30 - August 1 | San Diego, CA

 

Events in August 2018

 GBTA | August 11-15 | San Diego, CA

Incentive Works | August 14-15 | Toronto, CA

ILEA Live | August 16-18 |  Denver, CO

 

Events in September 2018

IBTM Americas | September 5, 6 | Mexico City, MX 

 

Events in October 2018

The Event Planner Expo | October 2-3 | New York City, NY

Imex America | October 16-18 | Las Vegas, NV

Thought Leaders Summit | October 29 - November 1 | Orlando, FL

 

Events in November 2018

Event Tech | November 12-14 | Las Vegas, NV

CMP Conclave | November 16-18 | Birmingham, AL

IBTM World | November 27-29 | TBA

 

Events in December 2018

IAEE Expo | December 11-13 | New Orleans, LA

 

Here's wishing all event professionals a great year - and here's to taking the time to get inspired! Enjoy these must-attend events in 2018 and the chance to connect with fellow event professionals. And let us know if you have other must-attend trade-shows or conferences we should add!