High-quality events for a broad range of industries
ICDevents can help plan and organize a unique event, conference or tradeshow that will exceed your expectations!
What sets us apart
ICDevents utilizes intensive, detailed market research in partnership with industry associations, publications and key executives. We launch and manage targeted, comprehensive, conference programs designed to reflect the continually evolving needs of the industries served. The advanced marketing, top quality programs and high caliber speakers ensure that ICD programs deliver what they promise—relevant, cutting edge information, hands-on learning and invaluable networking opportunities.
ICDevents’ high-quality forums provide cutting-edge, timely, practical and objective information across interrelated job functions and industry issues. This information is delivered to meet the market’s demand, whether strategic, legal, technical, product, marketing, or finance oriented. ICDevents increases industry knowledge, fosters business transactions and expands the marketplaces in the industries we serve.
What We Deliver:
Cost-effective Planning and Budget Management
Sponsorship and Exhibit Sales
Hotel Contract Negotiation
During the past 27 years, Bill Doherty has developed and launched B2B industry events including conferences and tradeshows in the environmental, biotechnology, high tech, pharmaceutical, healthcare, architecture, chemical, engineering, storage networking, food and beverage and telecommunications industries.
Bill has also been involved in a number of consumer events including The Boston Wine Expo, Fidelity Investment’s Investor Discovery Institute, Boston City Hall’s Family Film Festival and Celebrity Tennis Tournament. He holds an MBA in Marketing from Suffolk University where he served as Class President for the Graduate Business School.
President & CEO
With over 85 years cumulative experience in the conference and exhibition business, ICDevents professionals have produced highly successful events in multiple fields and industries including: biotechnology, environment, finance, knowledge management, customer relationship management, investment, design, architecture, construction, insurance, manufacturing, marketing, electronic commerce, healthcare, workers’ compensation, pharmaceutical, energy, food and beverage, telecommunications, and information technology. These exhibitions and conferences have been held at leading resorts, hotels and convention centers worldwide.
Exclusive Meetings Hosted by FirstSource Events
FirstSource is a division of International Conference Development, LLC (ICDevents). The FirstSource 1on1 format offers an efficient combination of high-level networking, thought leadership, innovative product sourcing, and insight into the hottest marketplace trends—all in a relaxed, pressure-free environment. FirstSource Events currently hosts exclusive 1on1 networking events annually, held in first-class hotels and premier resort destinations.
Pet Connections Expo
The only B2B event of its kind held in the heart of the Northeast, Pet Connections Expo brings together independent retailers and suppliers of pet products for two days of business-building education, buying, and networking. Discover great new finds and fabulous new ideas to freshen your mix and boost your bottom-line in an easy to navigate marketplace.
The Patient Experience Symposium
The Patient Experience Symposium is the annual Executive Summit dedicated exclusively to meeting the needs of hospital professionals. By reaching out to hundreds of executives providing us with their personal insight on the issues they feel are of the most importance to them and not adequately covered in any existing forum, we are able to put together a top-notch program agenda that features some of the world’s leaders on the Patient Experience.
The industry’s most trusted and exclusive Buyer-Supplier Exchange for Prepared Foods, Specialty Cheese, Charcuteries and Deli professionals from retail and foodservice. This is a unique and highly effective conference and 1on1 matching exchange, bringing leading category buyers together with some of the nation’s top suppliers.
Exclusive Buyer-Supplier Exchange for high-volume seafood buyers from retail and foodservice. Seafood 1on1 is a unique and highly effective conference and 1on1 matching exchange. This hosted buyer event reduces months of product sourcing for seafood products into just a few days.