2016 Top 250 US Trade Shows

The 2016 TSNN Top 250 List is exclusively sponsored by Expocad and the Orlando/Orange County Convention Center.

For a complete 2016 TSNN Top 250 Trade Shows list that includes contact information please contact John Rice jrice@tsnn.com.

TSNN Rank by NSF Event Event Date(s) Venue
41
NY NOW - Winter

NY NOW®, the Market for Home, Lifestyle + Gift, is the industry’s most expansive marketplace trade event. Attendees from all 50 states and more than 80 countries worldwide come to NY NOW to discover tens of thousands of inspired and design-forward products from more than 2,300+ exhibitors in hundreds of categories including home furnishings, tabletop, personal accessories, gifts, jewelry, handmade and more. The Market also offers a jam-packed seminar schedule and “Only in New York” events to complete the NY NOW experience.

Organizer: Emerald Expositions
# Exhibitors:2,291
# Attendees:24,830
01/30/2016 to 02/03/2016
Javits Convention Center New York
NSF: 449,033
42
International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE) IBIE Exhibitors represent the entire grain-based industry, showcasing the latest in technology, equipment, ingredients, baking and decorating supplies, new techniques and innovations, sanitation, transportation and business services. IBIE attendees are composed of wholesale bakery plants, retail outlets, in-house supermarkets, catering companies, restaurants, hotels, artisan bakeries,and culinary schools from 111 countries.
Organizer: SmithBucklin/American Bakers Assn./BEMA
# Exhibitors:1,008
# Attendees:13,720
10/08/2016 to 10/11/2016
Las Vegas Convention Center Las Vegas
NSF: 430,415
43
Coverings Coverings is the largest ceramic tile and natural stone trade fair and expo in the United States. It features exhibitors from more than 40 countries and is the stage for introducing some of the most innovative tile and stone products in the world. The exposition serves as a valuable resource for continuing education for all segments of the industry, with more than 75 informative, accredited seminars and live demonstration sessions throughout the show, all free of charge. Coverings attracts thousands of distributors, retailers, fabricators, contractors, specifiers, architectural and design professionals, builders and real estate developers, as well as journalists and bloggers who cover this vital and dynamic industry. Sponsors of the show are The Ceramic Tile Distributor Association (CTDA), Tile of Spain/Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturer’s Association (ASCER), Ceramics of Italy/Confindustria Ceramica, National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA) and the Tile Council of North America (TCNA).
Organizer: Taffy Event Strategies
# Exhibitors:1,143
# Attendees:15,425
04/18/2016 to 04/21/2016
McCormick Place Chicago
NSF: 426,680
44
Outdoor Retailer Winter Market Outdoor Retailer is the leading outdoor industry business-to-business trade event, bringing together top manufacturers, retailers, industry advocates and media to conduct the business of the recreational outdoors. We provide manufacturers of outdoor lifestyle products and opportunity to meet directly with decision makers from outdoor specialty retailers and others allied to the field.
Organizer: Emerald Expositions
# Exhibitors:886
# Attendees:6,107
01/07/2016 to 01/10/2016
Calvin L. Rampton Salt Palace Convention Center Salt Lake City
NSF: 422,815
45
Ace Hardware Fall Convention & Exhibits Private buying show which brings together Ace Hardware store owners, manager, associates, and our vendor/supplier partners. During the four day event, buyers and suppliers meet face to face to discuss new consumer products, make purchasing decisions for the upcoming year and also offers networking and training sessions for store associates to be prepared for the future.
Organizer: Ace Hardware Corporation
# Exhibitors:1,363
# Attendees:10,221
08/18/2016 to 08/20/2016
McCormick Place Chicago
NSF: 420,000
46
North American International Toy Fair North American International Toy Fair is an annual gathering of manufacturers, distributors and marketers of toys and youth entertainment products ranging from start-ups to the biggest names in the industry. Attendees include diverse retail channels from international mass merchandisers to independent specialty retailers; trade guests include licensors, inventors and product development professionals.
Organizer: Toy Industry Association Inc.
# Exhibitors:1,255
# Attendees:14,618
02/13/2016 to 02/16/2016
Javits Convention Center New York
NSF: 413,481
47
RSNA Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting 2016 RSNA features both the presentation of high-quality science and education, as well as the opportunity for medical imaging technology companies to exhibit their products and services to generate sales. As such, the convention requires approximately 2.5 million gross square feet of exhibit and meeting room space.
Organizer: Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)
# Exhibitors:662
# Attendees:26,998
11/27/2016 to 12/01/2016
McCormick Place Chicago
NSF: 412,000
48
NACS Show The top show for the convenience and fuel retailing industry, including merchandise, candy and snacks, technology, foodservice, facility operations, and petroleum equipment and services. Attendee Profile - Convenience retailers, wholesalers and jobbers.
Organizer: National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
# Exhibitors:1,227
# Attendees:9,457
10/19/2016 to 10/21/2016
Georgia World Congress Center Atlanta
NSF: 408,500
49
E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo) E3 is the world's premier trade show for computer, video and mobile games and related products. At E3, the video game industry's top talent pack the Los Angeles Convention Center, connecting tens of thousands of the best, brightest, and most innovative professionals in the interactive entertainment industry. For three exciting days, leading-edge companies, groundbreaking new technologies and never-before-seen products will be showcased. E3 connects you with both new and existing partners and provides unprecedented exposure to emerging markets.
Organizer: IRL Events
# Exhibitors:250
# Attendees:40,500
06/14/2016 to 06/16/2016
Los Angeles Convention Center Los Angeles
NSF: 391,523
50
Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) West, WestPack, and Various Other Co-located Shows Face-to-face community where advanced technology manufacturers find products and services to accelerate projects, and advance their careers by networking with industry peers and thought leaders.
Organizer: UBM Advanced Manufacturing
# Exhibitors:2,020
# Attendees:20,802
02/09/2016 to 02/11/2016
Anaheim Convention Center Anaheim
NSF: 375,480