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2013 Top 250 US Trade Shows

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91 American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting

The Academy's Annual Meetings are geared for ophthalmologists, nurses,opthalmic technicians, and other allied health personnel who are engaged in the diagnosis and treatment of eye disease. The exhibition offers the products and services necessary to support the attendees practice and knowledge, offering opthalmic instruments and equipment, diagnostic and therapeutic devices, books and publications, pharmaceuticals, lenses and eye wear, facility design, office and operating room furnishings, practice management services, patient education and low vision materials and financial services.

11/16/2013 - 11/19/2013 Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans
Organizer: American Academy of Ophthalmology
# Exhibitors: 589
# Attendees: 15,383
# Exhibit Personnel: 7,194
NSF: 236,500
92 LIGHTFAIR International

LIGHTFAIR International is the worlds largest annual commercial and architectural lighting trade show and conference and is sponsored by the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) and the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES).  The event is produced and managed by AMC, Inc. LFI 2013 attendees experienced the worlds global stage for innovation across the great spectrum of solutions from a diverse mix of world-renowned exhibitors that displayed the technologies and designs that will define the future. The trade show featured the addition of two new product categoriessolar power and software; the debut of the Exterior & Roadway Lighting Pavilion; and the expansion into Hall F of the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

04/21/2013 - 04/25/2013 Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia
Organizer: AMC, Inc.
# Exhibitors: 538
# Attendees: 26,026*
# Exhibit Personnel: N/A
NSF: 233,850
93 ASCO Annual Meeting

The ASCO Annual Meeting attracts over 5,000 abstract submissions representing the latest in clinical and translational science in cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment. This cutting-edge research helps set the standard for cancer care in the United States and around the world.

06/01/2013 - 06/03/2013 McCormick Place, Chicago
Organizer: J. Spargo & Associates/American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
# Exhibitors: 373
# Attendees: 26,429
# Exhibit Personnel: 4,148
NSF: 231,000
94 ASIS 2013 (American Society for Industrial Security)

ASIS International (ASIS) is the preeminent organization for security professionals, with more than 38,000 members worldwide. Founded in 1955, ASIS is dedicated to increasing the effectiveness and productivity of security professionals by developing educational programs and materials that address broad security interests, such as the ASIS Annual Seminar and Exhibits, as well as specific security topics. ASIS also advocates the role and value of the security management profession to business, the media, government entities, and the public. By providing members and the security community with access to a full range of programs and services, and by publishing the industry’s number one magazine—Security Management—ASIS leads the way for advanced and improved security performance.

09/24/2013 - 09/26/2013 McCormick Place, Chicago
Organizer: American Society for Industrial Security - ASIS Intl
# Exhibitors: 650
# Attendees: 12,801
# Exhibit Personnel: 7,799
NSF: 229,400
95 FASHION COTERIE - Feb.

Coterie is a premier global marketplace that bridges apparel and accessories designers to the international Whos Who of retailers. Coterie builds exclusive, shopping experiences from the ground up so that designers and buyers can create a synergy that fuels their businesses. Coterie is a platform for generating revenue and inspiring trends.

02/24/2013 - 02/26/2013 Javits Convention Center/Pier 94, New York
Organizer: ENK International Inc.
# Exhibitors: 1,500
# Attendees: 23,000*
# Exhibit Personnel: N/A
NSF: 227,000
96 FASHION COTERIE - Sept.

Coterie is a premier global marketplace that bridges apparel and accessories designers to the international Whos Who of retailers. Coterie builds exclusive, shopping experiences from the ground up so that designers and buyers can create a synergy that fuels their businesses. Coterie is a platform for generating revenue and inspiring trends.

09/17/2013 - 09/19/2013 Javits Convention Center, New York
Organizer: ENK International Inc.
# Exhibitors: 1,500
# Attendees: 23,000*
# Exhibit Personnel: N/A
NSF: 227,000
97 AG CONNECT Expo & Summit

AG CONNECT Expo & Summit is a world-class event that brings together the very latest in equipment, technology and ideas from all areas of agriculture productionall around the globe. AG CONNECT was record setting by all measurements.  The show saw attendance nearly double while setting records for exhibit space, number of exhibitors, education tickets, and co-located industry events.  There were more than 30 co-located events at the show, including 10 association conferences, eight educational seminars and more than 13 exhibitor events.   AG CONNECT Expo & Summit is a platform for high quality networking and conversation among serious, business-oriented farmers, senior executives, product developers, and industry experts has always been a cornerstone of the show.

01/29/2013 - 01/31/2013 Kansas City Convention Center, St. Louis
Organizer: Association of Equipment Manufacturers
# Exhibitors: 389
# Attendees: 7,555
# Exhibit Personnel: 2,865
NSF: 222,755
98 Surf Expo - Sept.

Surf Expo is the global watersports and beach lifestyle tradeshow featuring manufacturers and distributors of boardsports, hardgoods and lifestyle accessories, resortwear and fashion accessories, beach products and souvenirs.

09/06/2013 - 09/08/2013 Orange County Convention Center, Orlando
Organizer: George Little Management, LLC
# Exhibitors: 877
# Attendees: 12,820
# Exhibit Personnel: 12,611
NSF: 219,800
99 International WorkBoat Show

The premier commercial marine event. The only event in North America that focuses exclusively on the shallow draft market bringing together inland offshore coastal commercial fishing and passenger vessel professionals.

10/09/2013 - 10/11/2013 Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans
Organizer: Diversified Business Communications
# Exhibitors: 1,046
# Attendees: 14,500*
# Exhibit Personnel: N/A
NSF: 218,770
100 Licensing International Expo

For over 30 years, Licensing Expo has connected the worlds' most influential entertainment, character, fashion, art and corporate brand owners with consumer goods manufacturers, licensees and retailers. This is a meeting place for the global licensing industry, whether you are looking to spot trends, build strategic partnerships or secure promotional tie-ins. Millions of products across the world started life as a conversation at Licensing Expo.

06/18/2013 - 06/20/2013 Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, Las Vegas
Organizer: Advanstar Communications Inc.
# Exhibitors: 469
# Attendees: 14,373*
# Exhibit Personnel: N/A
NSF: 218,339

* - 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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