The International Special Events Society has released the dates and locations for its ISES Live conferences for 2017 and 2018. ISES Live 2017 will take place Aug. 10-12 at the Hyatt Regency Calgary Hotel, Alberta, and ISES Live 2018 will run Aug. 16-18 at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, Denver.

ISES Live 2016 will take place Aug. 11–13 at host hotel JW Marriott Austin.

Sessions will addresses opportunities and challenges shared by creative event professionals. The sessions will be keyed to the themes "trailblazer," "creativity," "innovation" and "collaboration."

Frank Supovitz, former head of special events for the National Football League and founder of event management and consultancy company Fast Traffic Events and Entertainment, will give the 2016 opening keynote.

“Now in its fourth year, ISES Live has become renowned for its creative content and knowledge sharing opportunities," said Jodi Collen CSEP, ISES international president, said. "And with a great line up of keynote speakers on board – 2016 promises not to disappoint.”

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