Trade Show Executive's Fastest 50 Awards & Summit June 13-15, 2018 Hyatt Regency Chicago

The Fastest 50 summit features fast-paced sessions on best practices, case studies and issues facing show managers. Also, organizers of the fastest-growing shows will share the strategies and tactics that made their success stories possible. Below is a partial agenda breakdown of the event. Keep checking back as more details are announced. 

Day 1

June 13, 2018

Networking Activity & Luncheon

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Fastest 50 Opening Reception

Greet old friends and meet new ones as you join us for cocktails and heavy hors d’oeuvres. A memorable night, and great networking await you! The festivities begin the official kick-off of the Fastest 50 Awards & Summit from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

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Day 2

June 14, 2018

Breakfast of Champions

Get energized with a sumptuous breakfast, which features many wholesome choices as well as sweet and savory options. Start the morning right!

Fastest 50 Awards Reception

It’s time to walk the red carpet and pose for photographs as you accept your Fastest 50 plaques(s) and enter a night of elegance, inspiration and intrigue.

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Fastest 50 Awards Dinner & Ceremony

The moment we have all been waiting for . . . a night of elegance, inspiration and intrigue. The Fastest 50 Grand Awards Dinner & Ceremony will begin at 7:30 p.m. where the Fastest 50 shows will be celebrated and the winners of the Grand Awards will be presented with special trophies.


The fun keeps going after the awards! Continue the celebration with your colleagues at the Afterglow.

Day 3

June 15, 2018

Fastest 50 Farewell Breakfast

The Farewell Breakfast offers another opportunity to network with the Fastest 50 delegates and speakers before you head home or stay for an extended weekend of relaxation.

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