Redefine The Event Experience

We are a conference, event, and incentive planning agency working worldwide from Chicago.
We’ve won awards, traveled the globe, and are always in the pursuit of the perfect attendee experience.

About Us

i3 Events works globally from our offices in Chicago where our team has over 100 combined years of meeting, conference, and incentive planning experience. Funny, we don’t look that old.

Event Planning

Conferences, special events, and incentives have the power to change the world and we help associations, nonprofits, and forward thinking companies achieve their goals.

Event Technology

We understand event tech inside and out , from online registration and mobile apps to custom WordPress themes and plugin development, we help you navigate the forest of technology that powers your events.

Global Partners

Everyone needs friends and work with the best. From CVBs, hoteliers, and DMCs to apps, registration, and productivity, we have a global network of partners that have your back.

Some Amazing Clients

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Top Ten SEO Resources for Conference and Association Marketers

SEO for conference marketers. Let's be honest. Do you know what that means or did you stumble in here to our little chat by accident? Or were you pushed? Conference or association website not performing like it used too? Traffic down? New blood not finding their way...
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Crowd Mics – Improving Audience Interaction Through a Common Handheld Device

Several years ago, brothers Tim and Sean Holladay were sitting together at a meeting and couldn’t hear the questions and comments issued from some of the 120 attendees. The Holladays wondered why it wasn’t possible to simply use their phones as microphones and were...
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Social Media Image Size Cheat Sheet for the Association Marketer

You work in an association. You are in Marketing. You are an Association Marketer. You are not sure how you got here, but here you are. You actually like what you do. You would like it more if someone had left you a set of keys before they left, you know, an "Annual...
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Your Association Conference Needs a Professional Photographer

Your Association in the Best Possible Light Photographer George Pfoertner puts his background in photojournalism to good use capturing key moments in meetings and events, so that companies and associations can utilize the images in the future. In a world where getting...
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A New Conference or Association Website – Are You Crazy

2005 was a pretty rough year. We had Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, and eleven Asian countries were just starting to recover from the 2014 Tsunami. There were some bright spots, though, Gwen Stefani had the number two song of the year with Hollaback Girl and Green Day...
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Heat Up Your Attendees With a Late Winter Midwest Meeting

Throughout the central states, there are plenty of resorts with a full range of services for meetings and events, and enough amenities to keep attendees occupied before, during and after the official day’s agenda. Consider booking a conference or convention at one of...
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