X is the name of a conference. Y is the name of a conference.
I wonder which form(s) are correct amongst the following:
- X is the major conference in our domain next to Y.
- X is the major conference in our domain beside Y.
- X is the major conference in our domain alongside Y.
I would also be interested in alternative formulations (if possible, without significantly altering the sentence structure).
The intended meaning is as follows: there exist many conferences in our domain, X and Y are the two major conferences, and X is on a par with Y.