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Connect West
6-8 November, 2024
Los Angeles, CA
6-8 November, 2024
Los Angeles, CA

Where Events Business Gets Done

The official meeting place for event professionals in the Western region.

Unlimited Opportunity

Join us in Los Angeles, CA for Connect West. At this all-in-one event, you’ll leverage the power of Connect's signature reverse-style trade show in a focused environment that services event professionals planning and sourcing events in the Western region. Unlock the potential of one-on-one meetings, gain region-specific insights, and cultivate relationships that can shape your future success.

Here's why you can't afford to miss out:

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Meet face-to-face with people that matter

Our advanced AI-matchmaking effortlessly links buyers with the most suitable suppliers, transforming the way business gets done. Say goodbye to wasted time, and hello to intentional networking.

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Learn from industry thought leaders

With a laser focus on the West, this event offers education that resonates. Stay ahead of local trends and challenges while connecting with professionals and industry thought-leaders who understand your market.

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Expand your network

Prepare for interactions that go beyond small talk and lead to lasting connections at Connect West. Our regional events are deliberately kept intimate. This means you won't get lost in the crowd – instead, you'll engage meaningfully with every attendee.

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Catapult your career

No matter your experience level, these events are your stepping stone to excellence. Immerse yourself in enriching sessions led by industry experts, collaborate on fresh ideas, and unlock pathways to professional growth.

Connect West by the Numbers:


Hosted Buyers





Trish Gomez

Kasa Living

Connect West is a great event to not only network with colleagues, but the appointments are impactful! I will definitely attend next year.

How to Attend


Gain access to a targeted audience of buyers with significant purchasing power.

If you're looking to secure contracts from buyers that control spend in the Pacific Northwest region, you qualify as a Connect supplier.

As a Connect supplier, you'll participate in up to 25 guaranteed one-on-one business appointments and have the opportunity to showcase your offerings to a captive buyer. You'll also benefit from engaging education led by some of the industry's most influential thought leaders and innovative networking events you won't experience anywhere else.

Hosted Buyer

Meet one-on-one with suppliers capable of meeting your unique needs.

If you're a meeting and event professional looking to source and select vendors in the Pacific Northwest for your upcoming event, you could qualify as a Connect Hosted Buyer.

As a Connect Hosted Buyer, you'll participate in up to 45 scheduled one-on-one marketplace appointments with highly-vetted suppliers from across the region. You'll also benefit from engaging education led by some of the industry's most influential thought leaders and innovative networking events you won't experience anywhere else. We'll cover the cost of your travel and hotel accommodations so you can focus on getting business done.