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TESOL International Convention & Expo

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With thousands of attendees, hundreds of education sessions, and 50+ exhibits, the TESOL International Convention & Expo is the largest professional development event in the English language teaching field.

The convention offers a wide range of engaging professional development opportunities to English language teaching (ELT) professionals at all levels from around the world. In lively interactive sessions, you'll develop a global perspective through the exchange of ideas, research, and practices. Gain knowledge about current trends in the field while developing your professional network.

You'll also have the opportunity to connect with English language teaching-related companies and organizations at the English Language Expo! Learn about the latest products, publications, services, and resources in the field.

If you're interested in reaching leaders in the field, take a look at our prospectus to learn about becoming an exhibitor!

Future Dates, Locations, and Host Affiliates

2025

18–21 March 2025
Long Beach, California, USA
Hosted by California TESOL

2026

24–27 March 2026
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Hosted by Intermountain TESOL

2027

16–19 March 2027
Houston, Texas, USA

Below is a list of past TESOL convention dates and locations. Learn more about TESOL's history.

  • 2023: 21–24 March, TESOL International Convention & English Language Expo, Portland, Oregon, USA
  • 2022: 22–25 March, TESOL International Convention & English Language Expo, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, hybrid
  • 2021: 24-27 March, TESOL International Convention & English Language Expo, Virtual
  • 2020: 16-18 July, TESOL International Convention & English Language Expo, Virtual
  • 2019: 12-15 March, TESOL International Convention & English Language Expo, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
  • 2018: 27- 30 March, TESOL International Convention & English Language Expo, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • 2017: 21-24 March, TESOL International Convention & English Language Expo, Seattle, Washington, USA
  • 2016: 5-9 April, TESOL International Convention & English Language Expo, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
  • 2015: 25-28 March, TESOL International Convention & English Language Expo, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • 2014: 26-29 March, TESOL International Convention & English Language Expo, Portland, Oregon, USA
  • 2013: 20-23 March, TESOL International Convention & English Language Expo, Dallas, Texas, USA
  • 2012: 28-21 March, TESOL International Convention & English Language Expo, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
  • 2011: 16-19 March, 45th Annual Convention, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
  • 2010: 24-27 March, 44th Annual Convention, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  • 2009: 26-28 March, 43rd Annual Convention, Denver, Colorado, USA
  • 2008: 2-5 April, 42nd Annual Convention, New York, New York, USA
  • 2007: 21-24 March, 41st Annual Convention, Seattle, Washington, USA
  • 2006: 15-19 March, 40th Annual Convention, Tampa Bay, Florida, USA
  • 2005: 29 March-2 April, 39th Annual Convention, San Antonio, Texas, USA
  • 2004: 29 March-3 April, 38th Annual Convention, Long Beach, California, USA
  • 2003: 25-29 March, 37th Annual Convention, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
  • 2002: 9-13 April, 36th Annual Convention, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
  • 2001: 27 February-3 March, 35th Annual Convention, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
  • 2000: 14-18 March, 34th Annual Convention, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • 1999: 9-13 March, 33rd Annual Convention, New York, New York, USA
  • 1998: 17-21 March, 32nd Annual Convention, Seattle, Washington, USA
  • 1997: 11-15 March, 31st Annual Convention, Orlando, Florida, USA
  • 1996: 26-30 March, 30th Annual Convention, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • 1995: 28 March-1 April, 29th Annual Convention, Long Beach, California, USA
  • 1994: 8-12 March, 28th Annual Convention, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
  • 1993: 13-17 April, 27th Annual Convention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
  • 1992: 3-8 March, 26th Annual Convention, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • 1991: 24-28 March, 25th Annual Convention, New York, New York, USA
  • 1990: 6-10 March, 24th Annual Convention, San Francisco, California, USA
  • 1989: 7-11 March, 23rd Annual Convention, San Antonio, Texas, USA
  • 1988: 8-13 March, 22nd Annual Convention, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • 1987: 21-25 April, 21st Annual Convention, Miami Beach, Florida, USA
  • 1986: 3-8 March, 20th Annual Convention, Anaheim, California, USA
  • 1985: 5-14 April, 19th Annual Convention, New York, New York, USA
  • 1984: 6-11 March, 18th Annual Convention, Houston, Texas, USA
  • 1983: 15-20 March, 17th Annual Convention, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • 1982: 1-6 May, 16th Annual Convention, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

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