Top Five Shows Chosen for TSNN’s “Best of Show” Award: It’s Time to Vote Now!

August 27, 2015

Trade Show News Network is excited to announce the five finalists for our TSNN “Best of Show” awards. We asked the shows to simply tell us why they felt their show was ‘best’, and the ones below exemplified innovation in the trade show industry.

Now, they need all of YOU to vote for which one you think deserves to be named the overall BEST show. The overall winner will be announced at the TSNN Awards in Atlanta Nov. 7.

The TSNN Awards honors the top 50 fastest-growing shows in the U.S. during a three-day weekend celebration.

The deadline to vote is Oct. 1.

Below are the amazing shows competing for this year’s “Best of Show” award!

Greenbuild International Conf/Expo: Why a TSNN Finalist? Because it’s truly a one-of-kind conference that not only talks the talk, but walks the walk. Built on making the world a better place through sustainable building and design, Greenbuild also focuses on creating better communities through resilience and social equity. Their insight into choosing New Orleans (a city that exemplifies a message of resiliency) to support the community and their sustainable efforts to rebuild the city says it all! Click HERE to read more and vote.

International Vision Expo EastWhy a TSNN Finalist?  Because of their exceptional customer service efforts towards their exhibitors (talk about visionary)! They increased Exhibitor ROI by creating the Customer XPERT Program: A concierge service provided free-of-charge to exhibitors. They deployed "XPERT's" to answer questions, address issues, solve problems, download apps and offer business value by gaining an understanding of customer's goals and working to provide a solution to meet those needs. Results? For those who indicated that they used an XPERT (83%); 34% say they are more likely to re-new their booth space next year as a result of having the customer XPERT's available (64% are as likely). Additionally, those who indicated that they used an XPERT had higher overall show satisfaction (11 points higher) than those that did not - Whoa! Click HERE to read more and vote.

LA Auto Show Press & Trade DaysWhy a TSNN Finalist? Because of how responsive they were to the changing "mobile" technology landscape within their industry & the strong partners they were able to leverage in order to break records & be one step ahead. They took brave, major steps to transform their business model & role in the industry. Results? The show's 2014 Press & Trade Days set several records including a 13.5% increase in industry attendees (19.7k attendees) & 65 vehicle debuts (34 of them were global debuts). Print, broadcast, online, & other media from over 60 countries produced 35.3k news stories; WOW! Click HERE to read more and vote.

LIGHTFAIR International: Why a TSNN Finalist? Because of their unprecedented success overall (LFI 2015 registration grew to 29,900, a 15% gain over the previous record set in 2014, with representatives from 89 countries). They broke all registration and trade-show records with double-digit growth marking the largest staging in its 26-year history. They're obviously shining some "light" on important products & topics! We like the way they think, introducing their new event that drew a large crowd: Women in Lighting: An Open Dialogue (talk about a lightbulb idea)! Click HERE to read more and vote.

Offshore Technology Conference: Why a TSNN Finalist? Because of how they thought "out of the box" with their speakers and sessions - very inspirational, innovative and timely (many different perspectives which were extremely motivating). Thought provoking ideas were shared including a focus on the important use of data to drive decisions. They know how to shake things up to keep their attendees highly engaged within a tough, ever changing industry. They overcame global challenges to meet the needs of incredible individuals. Our hard hats are off to them! Click HERE to read more and vote.

Vote today and tell us which one deserves to be honored with the “Best of Show” award! 

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