2013 Top 250 US Trade Shows

For a complete 2013 TSNN Top 250 Trade Shows list that includes contact information please contact Bradford Christison at bchristison@tsnn.com.

TSNN Rank by NSF Event Event Date(s) Venue

International tradeshow for the Residential Custom Electronics Industry. CEDIA is an international trade association of companies that specialize in designing and installing electronic systems for the home. The association was founded in September 1989 and has more than 3,500 member companies worldwide. CEDIA Members are established and insured businesses with bona fide qualifications and experience in this specialized field.

Organizer: Custom Electronic Design & Installation Assn. (CEDIA)
# Exhibitors: 476
# Attendees: 12,281
09/25/2013 to 09/28/2013
Colorado Convention Center Denver
NSF: 193,973
2013 NSC Congress & Expo

World's largest annual event dedicated to the environmental health and safety industry.

Organizer: National Safety Council (NSC)
# Exhibitors: 930
# Attendees: 7,519
09/28/2013 to 10/04/2013
McCormick Place Chicago
NSF: 190,550
International Vision Expo West

Las Vegas provides a high energy backdrop for International Vision Expo & Conference West, the world's most inclusive ophthalmic conference and expo. The unbiased education covers the full spectrum of medical, diagnostic, lab and practice management skills to support better patient care and streamline profitable operations. The exhibit hall and The Suites are extraordinary showcases for eyecare and eyewear professionals to shop the latest technology and discover international fashion from well-known to emerging brands.

Organizer: Reed Exhibitions U.S.A. (Norwalk, CT)
# Exhibitors: 470
# Attendees: 12,946
10/02/2013 to 10/05/2013
Sands Expo & Convention Center Las Vegas
NSF: 187,982
OFC/NFOEC (Optical Fiber Communication/Natl. Fiber Optic Engineers Conference)

The Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition/National Fiber Optics Engineers Conference (OFC/NFOEC) is the largest global event for optical communications and networking professionals. OFC/NFOEC attracts researchers, engineers, executives and other professionals from service providers and carriers, systems companies, equipment manufacturers, enterprise users, and universities and research institutions around the world.  From technical presentations to business and market programming, OFC/NFOEC covers cloud and data center networking, 100G/400G network design, flexible grid networks, optical/wireless network convergence, and many more hot topic areas. The OFC/NFOEC show floor features more than 550 leading telecom and optical communications companies?from network and test equipment vendors to sub-system and component manufacturers, plus software, fiber cable and specialty fiber manufacturers. 

Organizer: The Optical Society
# Exhibitors: 550
# Attendees: 12,700
03/17/2013 to 03/21/2013
Anaheim Convention Center Anaheim
NSF: 186,000
International Boston Seafood Show

The International Boston Seafood Show/Seafood Processing America is the largest seafood trade exposition in North America. In 2013, 19,383 buyers, suppliers, media and other seafood-industry professionals from 100 countries and over 1,000 exhibitors attended the exposition to meet face to face, discover new products, and grow their businesses. Here buyers find the newest fresh, frozen, and packaged seafood products and processing equipment, stay on top of emerging consumer trends, meet suppliers, and build important relationships to grow their business and increase seafood sales.

Organizer: Diversified Business Communications
# Exhibitors: 1,017
# Attendees: 12,246
03/10/2013 to 03/12/2013
Boston Convention & Exhibition Center Boston
NSF: 185,780
I/ITSEC (Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation & Education Conference)

The Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) promotes cooperation among the Armed Services, Industry, Academia and various Government agencies in pursuit of improved training and education programs, identification of common training issues and development of multiservice programs.

Organizer: National Training & Simulation Association
# Exhibitors: 526
# Attendees: 8,400
12/02/2013 to 12/05/2013
Orange County Convention Center Orlando
NSF: 184,000
Fire-Rescue International

FRI, the annual conference and expo of the IAFC, has provided senior-level leadership training for 140 years. As an organization, the IAFC represents the world's leading experts in the first responder community. The IAFC's commitment to excellence is seen throughout FRI?from the classroom to the expo, the IAFC delivers when it comes to quality and value.

Organizer: International Association of Fire Chiefs
# Exhibitors: 478
# Attendees: 9,209
08/13/2013 to 08/17/2013
McCormick Place Chicago
NSF: 180,000
WWIN - Women's Wear In Nevada (Aug.)

Women's apparel and accessories.

Organizer: Specialty Trade Shows Inc.
# Exhibitors: 495
# Attendees: 7,000
08/19/2013 to 08/22/2013
Rio Suites Hotel and Casino Las Vegas
NSF: 180,000
WWIN - WomensWear In Nevada (Feb.)

Women's apparel and accessories.

Organizer: Specialty Trade Shows Inc.
# Exhibitors: 495
# Attendees: 7,000
02/18/2013 to 02/21/2013
Rio Suites Hotel and Casino Las Vegas
NSF: 180,000
Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology

The American Academy of Dermatology?s Annual Meeting features world-renowned leaders in the field of dermatology presenting the latest research in the diagnosis and medical, surgical and cosmetic treatment of skin, hair and nail conditions.

Organizer: American Academy of Dermatology
# Exhibitors: 405
# Attendees: 19,420
03/01/2013 to 03/05/2013
Miami Beach Convention Center Miami Beach
NSF: 176,500