Tuesday, October 2nd | TKP New York
Wednesday, October 3rd | Metropolitan Pavilion
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 West 39th Street
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.
Empire Ballroom: Dan Nevins of Wounded Warrior Project – Sharing his story & how to leverage relationships to get ahead in business
Madison: 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.
Empire Ballroom: Liz Caruso King, CEO, Liz King Events, techsytalk, Foundher Network – Event Tech Trends and Strategies
Madison: 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
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)
Madison: Rae Majors Wildman - Breaking the Entrepreneur's Trap: How to Stop Chasing and Start Creating a Profitable and Scalable Business on Your Terms
Empire Ballroom: Dr. Michelle Rozen - Your Five Step Plan for Crushing Obstacles and Unleashing Success
Madison: 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
Empire Ballroom: Richard Kim, Business Development, Manager TKP New York Conference Center – Creating value through the art of pretentiousness
Madison: Imani Ellis, Founder of The Creative Collective NYC & PR at Bravo - The Bravery In Beginning: Lessons for New Entrepreneurs
12PM: Colin Cowie Keynote Session
As Event Planner to some of the biggest celebrities in the world & CEO of Colin Cowie Lifestyle, Colin has no shortage of event, hospitality, and business knowledge. Attend his keynote session and learn how he built his event planning empire, discuss the latest event trends, and see how you can stand out in a crowded market place and take your business to the next level.
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.
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!
Come 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 sessions, 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.
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.
The Biggest Names in Event Planning
All Under One Roof!
The Event Planner Expo is New York City's #1 networking event and tradeshow for the events and hospitality industry. This unique, 2 day event features more than 150 booths of venues and event services and 3,000+ attendees including top event planners, key decision makers, corporate executives, brides-to-be, and more. Not only is The Event Planner Expo an amazing opportunity to network with other event professionals in attendance and create lasting business relationships, it is also your one stop shop for finding everything you need to create flawless events for years to come.
Explore all 3 floors of The Event Planner Expo and experience...
Gourmet Appetizers, Desserts, & Beverages
Countless networking opportunities
Speaker series featuring influential business leaders
Engage with Influential Business Leaders at The Event Planner Expo Speaker Series
Shark on ABC's Shark Tank and Real Estate Mogul
Speaking on Wendesday, October 3rd at The Metropolitan Pavilion
Celebrity Event Planner & CEO of Colin Cowie Enterprises
Speaking on Tuesday, October 2nd at TKP New York Conference Center
Each year The Event Planner Expo Speaker Series gives attendees the opportunity to learn from industry leaders. Attend educational sessions that will help you build your business. With a Speaker Series or All Access Pass you will attend multiple educational sessions covering everything from increasing sales and marketing tips to building a brand and staying up to date with event trends and everything in between.
Past speakers include Martha Stewart, television personality and Founder of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Colin Cowie, CEO of Colin Cowie Enterprises, Randi Zuckerberg, former Director of Marketing at Facebook, Lauren Kay, Senior Style Editor of The Knot, and Alexandra Wilkis Wilson, Co-founder of GILT, Glamsquad, and Fitz.
Interested in postitioning yourself as a leader in the industry and speaking at The Event Planner Expo? Click here for more information and to apply.
Thank you to our sponsors!
Important Things to Know
Tickets to The Event Planner Expo are non-refundable.
All sales are final.
All attendees must be 21+.
No children will be permitted to enter.