As event professionals, our job is to host people and while we can’t prepare for everything, it’s essential to develop an emergency plan that can be adapted to any situation. In Boston, the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority’s (MCCA) Public Safety Team at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (BCEC) and the Hynes Convention Center, have taken their experiences to develop a comprehensive crisis management training program, starting with crisis communications.
ASD Las Vegas - March 2017
2017-03-19 - 2017-03-22
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ASD Market Week is the most comprehensive B2B trade show that brings the world’s widest variety of retail merchandise together in one efficient shopping experience. The ASD Market Week show floor is filled with quality choices at every wholesale price point buyers could want to find. ASD Market Week is held twice per year in Las Vegas and is truly the wholesale buying event that can’t be missed for any small to large sized retail, distribution, or importing business. ASD Market Week is also home to SourceDirect Trade Show, a component of the show that allows importers, distributors, wholesalers and large retailers to buy wholesale goods directly from overseas. SourceDirect is the destination for buyers looking to source new product categories and find new ways to directly profit from manufacturers coming from more than 14 different countries.
45,000 buyers from 88 countries visit ASD Market Week each year. From department stores to convenience stores, general stores to gift shops, from grocery store distributors to fashion boutiques, this is the trade show where any buyer can find unique merchandise that will set their store merchandise apart. What's more, buyers will be able to make the merchandise they buy at ASD go farther because of the impressive margins obtained only from the thousands of ASD vendors and exhibitors found only on our show floor.
Over 45,000 people attend ASD Market Week. Of those, 98% of our attendees have purchasing major purchasing power. The average buyer spends $82,500 per show, equating to $2.8 billion annually across hundreds of product categories. 88% of our buyers are domestic and 12% are international. The countries with biggest international presence are Mexico and Canada. If you’re a company that sells wholesale merchandise or consumer goods, then ASD Market Week is a show that you simply must exhibit at.