If you’re growing your professional education while on a budget, hosted-buyer programs may be just the kind of initiative you need.
Speak with colleagues and search the web to learn first-hand about the particulars of each event’s hosted-buyer program as they do differ and some can feel onerous—but in general they offer excellent opportunities for you to attend the industry’s leading events at little or no cost. The following events have hosted-buyer programs worth checking out (and even if you’re not hosted, the education and networking is the best in the business and certainly worth attending).
Nov. 28-30 – San Antonio, Texas
Nov. 28-30 – Barcelona, Spain
Jan. 12-14 – Rome
Jan. 7-10 – Nashville
May 15-17 – Frankfurt
June 2-5 – Indianapolis