2015 Top 250 US Trade Shows

For a complete 2015 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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World of Concrete

WOC is the industry’s only annual international event dedicated to the commercial concrete and masonry construction industries showcasing leading industry suppliers. WOC features innovative tools, construction machinery, supplies and new technologies as well as an extensive education program featuring seminars, certification, hands-on training, and unlimited networking opportunities to give you new ways to sustain and grow your business.

Organizer: Informa Exhibitions, US
# Exhibitors: 1,445
# Attendees: 55,779
02/03/2015 to 02/06/2015
Las Vegas Convention Center Las Vegas
NSF: 668,538
22
Shooting, Hunting & Outdoor Trade Show (SHOT Show) and Conference

The SHOT Show is the largest and most comprehensive trade show for all professionals involved with the shooting sports, hunting and law enforcement industries. It is the world’s premier exposition of combined firearms, ammunition, law enforcement, cutlery, outdoor apparel, optics, and related products and services. The SHOT Show attracts buyers from all 50 states and more than 100 countries. It is owned by the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) and produced by ConvExx.

Organizer: National Shooting Sports Foundation/ConvExx
# Exhibitors: 1,709
# Attendees: 61,966
01/20/2015 to 01/23/2015
Sands Expo & Convention Center Las Vegas
NSF: 644,459
23
National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show

The National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel - Motel Show is the largest annual foodservice tradeshow in the world. Attendees include restaurant, foodservice, and hospitality operators; foodservice consultants/designers; equipment distributors; manufacturers’ agents; food brokers; food distributors; beverage wholesalers; architects exporters/importers; hotel-motel operators; designers; financial services Exhibitors include product and industry categories defined as: food; foodservice; foodservice equipment; supplies and services; hospitality; hotel-motel; lodging and related sub-categories within each of these product/industry categories.

Organizer: National Restaurant Association
# Exhibitors: 2,206
# Attendees: 42,779
05/16/2015 to 05/19/2015
McCormick Place Chicago
NSF: 638,424
24
ASD Las Vegas - Aug.

ASD Market Week is the most comprehensive B2B trade show in the industry and the show floor is filled with quality choices at every wholesale price point buyers could want to find. ASD is comprised of 9 shows in One covering Fashion & Accessories, Gift & Home, Toys, Souvenirs and Novelties, Beauty & Fragrance, Jewelry, Convenience Store Items, Smoke & Vape and Source Direct (direct sourcing from the factory).

Organizer: Emerald Expositions
# Exhibitors: 2,149
# Attendees: 27,489
08/02/2015 to 08/05/2015
Las Vegas Convention Center Las Vegas
NSF: 637,730
25
ASD Las Vegas - Mar.

ASD Market Week is the most comprehensive B2B trade show in the industry and the show floor is filled with quality choices at every wholesale price point buyers could want to find. ASD is comprised of 9 shows in One covering Fashion & Accessories, Gift & Home, Toys, Souvenirs and Novelties, Beauty & Fragrance, Jewelry, Convenience Store Items, Smoke & Vape and Source Direct (direct sourcing from the factory).

Organizer: Emerald Expositions
# Exhibitors: 2,343
# Attendees: 31,897
03/01/2015 to 03/04/2015
Las Vegas Convention Center Las Vegas
NSF: 635,317
26
National Hardware Show

The National Hardware Show in the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV is the prime time and place for face-to-face sourcing, trading and learning for the $343 billion U.S. home improvement and DIY markets. Your source for products sold for the home, after the home is built and attracting a worldwide audience of more than 29,000 industry professionals.

Organizer: Reed Exhibitions U.S.A. (Norwalk, CT)
# Exhibitors: 2,757
# Attendees: 15,530
05/05/2015 to 05/07/2015
Las Vegas Convention Center Las Vegas
NSF: 606,000
27
HIMSS15

HIMSS Conference & Exhibition brings together 40,000+ healthcare IT professionals, clinicians, executives and vendors from around the world. Exceptional education, world-class speakers, cutting-edge health IT products and powerful networking are hallmarks of this industry-leading conference. More than 300 education programs feature keynotes, thought leader sessions, roundtable discussions and e-sessions, plus preconference symposia and workshops.

Organizer: Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society (HIMSS)
# Exhibitors: 1,321
# Attendees: 16,106
04/12/2015 to 04/16/2015
McCormick Place Chicago
NSF: 568,230
28
IAAPA Attractions Expo 2015

More than 32,900 industry professionals, including attractions industry owners, presidents, general managers, directors, and managers joined with designers and innovators throughout the week to announce new products, test the latest technologies, discuss trends and hot topics, taste new food and beverage options, and learn from leading experts. IAAPA Attractions Expo is the largest conference and trade show for the $39.5 billion global attractions industry and serves as the marketplace of innovation for the industry. The event is owned and produced by the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA).

Organizer: International Association of Amusement Parks & Attractions (IAAPA)
# Exhibitors: 1,066
# Attendees: 32,900
11/17/2015 to 11/20/2015
Orange County Convention Center Orlando
NSF: 558,610
29
Outdoor Retailer Summer 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: 1,309
# Attendees: 11,623
08/05/2015 to 08/08/2015
Calvin L. Rampton Salt Palace Convention Center Salt Lake City
NSF: 549,875
30
The NAMM Show

Started in 1901, the NAMM Show is the world's most important music products trade show, attended by all the industry's premier decision makers. The show gives the industry a first-look at new innovations offered from the global music product industry and serves as a hub to network, learn and enjoy live music.

Organizer: NAMM, the National Association of Music Merchants
# Exhibitors: 1,621
# Attendees: 99,162
01/22/2015 to 01/25/2015
Anaheim Convention Center Anaheim
NSF: 538,385

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