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2013 Top 250 US Trade Shows

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1 International CES

The International CES is the world's gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. Held in Las Vegas every year, it has served as the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for more than 40 yearsthe global stage where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace. CES showcases more than 3,200 exhibitors, including manufacturers, developers and suppliers of consumer technology hardware, content, technology delivery systems and more; a conference program with more than 300 sessions; and more than 152,000 attendees from more than 150 countries. And because it is owned and produced by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), the technology trade association representing the $208 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry, it attracts the worlds business leaders and pioneering thinkers to a forum where the industrys most relevant issues are addressed.

01/08/2013 - 01/11/2013 Las Vegas Convention Center/Las Vegas Hilton/Venetian Resort Hotel Casino, Las Vegas
Organizer: Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)
# Exhibitors: 3,290
# Attendees: 101,605
# Exhibit Personnel: 51,154
NSF: 1,924,650
2 ICUEE - The International Construction & Utility Equipment Exposition

ICUEE, also known as The Demo Expo, is the largest event in North America for utilities and utility contractors seeking new equipment, technologies, and best practices for construction and rehabilitation projects. With 25 acres of exhibits to explore, attendees can comparison shop more than 800 suppliers through equipment test drives and interactive product demonstrations.  The attendee of ICUEE is utility contractors in the following sectors: electric, telecommunications, wastewater, water, natural gas, cable, and rail. The 2013 event co-located with H2O-XPO and iP Utility Safety Conference & Expo. The show also added 11 co-location education programs and events representing more than double from 2011.  2013 featured a new indoor demo stage on the show floor.

10/01/2013 - 10/03/2013 Kentucky Exposition Center, Louisville
Organizer: Association of Equipment Manufacturers
# Exhibitors: 960
# Attendees: 11,081
# Exhibit Personnel: 6,318
NSF: 1,173,957
3 The January Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market

Staged at AmericasMart Atlanta--the wholesale marketplace designed to create a business environment unlike any other--The January Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market features an extraordinary mix of specialty product presented in its permanent showrooms and temporary exhibit halls  drawing retailers from every U.S. state and more than 85 countries worldwide. With almost 4,000 permanent and temporary exhibiting lines in distinct, comprehensive product collections, AmericasMarts large and ever-growing product mix covers the broad gift, home furnishings and area rug landscape, and extends to include fashion apparel and accessories product. This mix is enhanced by an expansive collection of temporary product during each of the annual markets. These market-within-a-market exhibits contain gift, home furnishings and apparel/accessories merchandise organized and housed in exhibit halls located throughout the AmericasMart Atlanta complex.

01/09/2013 - 01/16/2013 AmericasMart Atlanta, Atlanta
Organizer: AMC, Inc.
# Exhibitors: 2,619
# Attendees: 91,700*
# Exhibit Personnel: N/A
NSF: 1,149,148
4 The July Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market

Staged at AmericasMart Atlanta--the wholesale marketplace designed to create a business environment unlike any other--The January Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market features an extraordinary mix of specialty product presented in its permanent showrooms and temporary exhibit halls  drawing retailers from every U.S. state and more than 85 countries worldwide. With almost 4,000 permanent and temporary exhibiting lines in distinct, comprehensive product collections, AmericasMarts large and ever-growing product mix covers the broad gift, home furnishings and area rug landscape, and extends to include fashion apparel and accessories product. This mix is enhanced by an expansive collection of temporary product during each of the annual markets. These market-within-a-market exhibits contain gift, home furnishings and apparel/accessories merchandise organized and housed in exhibit halls located throughout the AmericasMart Atlanta complex.

07/10/2013 - 07/17/2013 AmericasMart Atlanta, Atlanta
Organizer: AMC, Inc.
# Exhibitors: 2,386
# Attendees: 90,878*
# Exhibit Personnel: N/A
NSF: 1,135,375
5 MAGIC Market Week (MAGICMen's/WWDMAGIC/FN Platform/Sourcing at MAGIC/WSA@MAGIC/Project/Pool) - Aug.

MAGIC is where the international community of apparel, accessories and footwear professionals trades information, previews trends, builds business and shops fashion unlike anywhere else in the industry. Each February and August, tens of thousands of attendees from over 80 countries meet more than 5,000 emerging-to-established brands to spark the strategic connections that become the relationships of tomorrow.

02/19/2013 - 02/21/2013 Las Vegas Convention Center/Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas
Organizer: Advanstar Communications Inc.
# Exhibitors: 4,498
# Attendees: 70,000
# Exhibit Personnel: NS
NSF: 1,062,151
6 SEMA 2013 Show (Specialty Equipment Market Association)

The SEMA Show is the premier automotive specialty products trade event in the world (PLEASE NOTE: THE SEMA SHOW IS NOT OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC). It draws the industry's brightest minds and hottest products to one place, the Las Vegas Convention Center. As part of the Automotive Aftermarket Industry Week, the SEMA Show attracts more than 100,000 industry leaders from over 125 countries for unlimited profit opportunities in the automotive, truck and SUV, powersports and RV markets.

11/05/2013 - 11/08/2013 Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas
Organizer: Specialty Equipment Market Association
# Exhibitors: 2,380
# Attendees: 140,000*
# Exhibit Personnel: N/A
NSF: 1,060,000
7 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition

NBAA is the cant-miss business aviation event of the year and the sixth largest tradeshow in the U.S. The key operators and industry leaders conduct business, make buying decisions and set the stage for business aviation activity for the year ahead. Attendees, the decision makers in the industry, spend time on the exhibit floor, meeting and interacting with exhibitors and assessing aircraft and products for future purchases for their companies. Exhibits at NBAA2013, indoor in the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) exhibit halls and on the static display of aircraft at Henderson Executive Airport, showcase the worlds finest business aircraft, services and products to about 25,000 attendees. What those attendees see at NBAA2013 will influence business aviation purchasing decisions throughout the following year.

10/22/2013 - 10/24/2013 Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas
Organizer: National Business Aviation Association (NBAA)
# Exhibitors: 1,100
# Attendees: 25,425*
# Exhibit Personnel: N/A
NSF: 978,200
8 MAGIC Market Week (MAGICMen's/WWDMAGIC/FN Platform/Sourcing at MAGIC/WSA@MAGIC/Project/Pool) - Feb.

MAGIC is where the international community of apparel, accessories and footwear professionals trades information, previews trends, builds business and shops fashion unlike anywhere else in the industry. Each February and August, tens of thousands of attendees from over 80 countries meet more than 5,000 emerging-to-established brands to spark the strategic connections that become the relationships of tomorrow.

08/19/2013 - 08/21/2013 Las Vegas Convention Center/Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas
Organizer: Advanstar Communications Inc.
# Exhibitors: 4,312
# Attendees: 66,103
# Exhibit Personnel: NS
NSF: 952,741
9 NAB Show

NAB Show is the world's largest electronic media show covering filmed entertainment and the development, management and delivery of content across all mediums. With more than 93,000 Attendees from 156 countries and 1,550+ Exhibitors, NAB Show is the ultimate marketplace for digital media and entertainment. From creation to consumption, across multiple platforms and countless nationalities, NAB Show is home to the solutions that transcend traditional broadcasting and embrace content delivery to new devices in new ways.

04/08/2013 - 04/11/2013 Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas
Organizer: National Association of Broadcasters
# Exhibitors: 1,560
# Attendees: 61,584
# Exhibit Personnel: 29,924
NSF: 878,488
10 Florida RV SuperShow

The Florida RV SuperShow promotes the RV lifestyle and camping in the State of Florida.

01/15/2013 - 01/20/2013 Florida State Fairgrounds, Tampa
Organizer: Florida RV Trade Association
# Exhibitors: 369
# Attendees: 985
# Exhibit Personnel: 4,655
NSF: 867,934

* - Includes exhibit personnel, CU - Comparison Unavailable, N/A - Not Applicable, NS - Not Supplied

Note: Dates and locations are subject to change. Please check with the respective event organizer to confirm. All data is based on 2013 show information provided from show management or a published public source.

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