The Event Planner Expo’s Hosted Buyer Program connects exhibiting venues and event services with qualified event planners and decision makers who are involved in planning a variety of events throughout the year. As a Hosted Buyer, you will gain access to our educational speaker series, network with the industry’s best, and schedule face-to-face meetings with 150+ exhibitors that fit your event needs -- all at no cost to you!

Hosted buyers receive exclusive perks including: 
  • 2-4 Complimentary VIP Hosted Buyer Tickets for The Event Planner Expo 2018
  • Early Access Day 2 - Oct. 3 at Metropolitan Pavilion at 2PM
  • Ability to schedule appointments with exhibitors 
  • Access to VIP Networking Lounge
  • Invitations to The Event Planner Expo's Opening Party and After Party
  • And much more! 

By joining The Event Planner Expo’s Hosted Buyer Program you agree to… 
  • Schedule 8-12 appointments with exhibitors in an effort to collaborate on future events. Appointments will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018 at the Metropolitan Pavilion
  • Attend The Event Planner Expo 2018 on Wednesday, October 3rd from 2PM-8PM
  • Invite colleagues and other industry professionals to the Expo by sharing your unique discount code.

All hosted buyers must be invited to join by someone who is affiliated with The Event Planner Expo. You must meet our qualifying criteria and be approved by The Event Planner Expo committee. Please complete the following application to be considered for our Hosted Buyer Program. 

Please provide us with your contact information

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* 1. Please provide us with your contact information

What is your Linkedin link

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* 2. What is your Linkedin link

How many years have you been in the events industry?

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* 3. How many years have you been in the events industry?

What vendors are you most interested in connecting with at The Event Planner Expo? (Select up to 3) 

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* 4. What vendors are you most interested in connecting with at The Event Planner Expo? (Select up to 3) 

What is your annual event budget? 

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* 5. What is your annual event budget? 

How many events do you plan/produce each year? 

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* 6. How many events do you plan/produce each year? 

If selected to be a hosted buyer, would you like to attend The Event Planner Expo for 2 days (with education + trade show) or 1 day (trade show only). Select one option below.

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* 7. If selected to be a hosted buyer, would you like to attend The Event Planner Expo for 2 days (with education + trade show) or 1 day (trade show only). Select one option below.

Please describe why you should be part of The Event Planner Expo's Hosted Buyer Program and receive a 2-4 Complimentary Tickets for your events department. (Use 100 words or less)

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* 8. Please describe why you should be part of The Event Planner Expo's Hosted Buyer Program and receive a 2-4 Complimentary Tickets for your events department. (Use 100 words or less)

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