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
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MINExpo INTERNATIONAL 2016 Sponsored by NMA, MINExpo® is the mining industry's premier exhibition for mining equipment, technology and service companies specializing in every facet of mining: open pit, underground, processing and preparation, mine site development, exploration and surveying, smelting and refining, and reclamation. MINExpo is held every four years.
Organizer: National Mining Association
# Exhibitors:1,950
# Attendees:23,655
09/26/2016 to 09/28/2016
Las Vegas Convention Center Las Vegas
NSF: 838,680
33
InfoComm International InfoComm International is the world's largest professional audiovisual information communications systems conference and exposition. InfoComm serves 1,000 exhibitors and 40,000 attendees from all 50 U.S. states and more than 100 countries. The show features audio, video, display, networking, control systems, digital signage, lighting and staging, unified communications and collaboration, production, intelligent buildings systems and immersive technologies and services. Attendees include commercial service providers and institutional technology manager buyers from corporate, education, government, hospitality, worship and healthcare among other markets.
Organizer: InfoComm International
# Exhibitors:1,000
# Attendees:28,635
06/08/2016 to 06/10/2016
Las Vegas Convention Center Las Vegas
NSF: 527,105
34
NAHB International Builders Show America’s largest annual residential housing construction trade event for manufacturers and suppliers of home construction products and services.
Organizer: National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)
# Exhibitors:1,450
# Attendees:44,773
01/19/2016 to 01/21/2016
Las Vegas Convention Center Las Vegas
NSF: 500,620
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
91
Solar Power International Solar Power International (SPI) is North America’s premier business-to-business event for professionals in solar energy and related fields. The annual event, which is powered by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA), grew by 20% from the previous year. In 2015 SPI was ranked as one of the 100 largest trade shows and one of the 25 fastest growing shows in North America, continuing its legacy as the largest solar trade show in North America. A large contribution to this success is solar’s growth into the “smart” market, as well as having the largest gathering of energy storage exhibitors.
Organizer: Solar Energy Trade Shows, LLC
# Exhibitors:650
# Attendees:18,100
09/12/2016 to 09/15/2016
Las Vegas Convention Center Las Vegas
NSF: 240,400
157
LDI (Live Designs International)

Now in its 28th year, Live Design International (LDI) is the leading tradeshow and conference for live design professionals from all around the globe. LDI hosts over 10,000 attendees working in theatre, concerts, clubs, theme parks, and houses of worship and a wide range of international live and broadcast venues. Attendees from more than 88 countries come to LDI to see the latest gear in action, refresh their knowledge, and replenish their creativity. More than 350 companies exhibit, providing live demos and the opportunity for face-to-face discussions about the cutting edge gear they debut exclusively to LDI attendees.

Organizer: Penton (a division of Informa)
# Exhibitors:339
# Attendees:10,037
10/17/2016 to 10/23/2016
Las Vegas Convention Center Las Vegas
NSF: 175,000
176
International Pizza Expo International Pizza Expo is the largest annual gathering of pizzeria professionals in the world. With more than 90 seminars, workshops, competitions and networking events, 8,000 attendees and 450 exhibitors in more than 1,100 booths, this is a “must-attend” event for operators and suppliers alike.
Organizer: Emerald Expositions
# Exhibitors:459
# Attendees:6,981
03/08/2016 to 03/10/2016
Las Vegas Convention Center Las Vegas
NSF: 108,900
200
IWCE (International Wireless Communications Expo) Since 1977, the International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE) has been the authoritative annual event for communications technology professionals in the working world. IWCE features over 350 exhibitors showcasing the latest products and trends in the industry. Over 7,000 technology buyers attend from a diverse group of industry professionals including government/military; public safety (law enforcement, fire service, emergency medical & 911); utility; transportation and business enterprise.
Organizer: Penton (a division of Informa)
# Exhibitors:380
# Attendees:4,103
03/21/2016 to 03/25/2016
Las Vegas Convention Center Las Vegas
NSF: 88,200