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
2015 SGIA Expo

Attendees went from exhibitor to exhibitor, witnessing the latest printers in action, the most vivid new inks, and innovative technologies for faster and bigger prints, combined with smoother workflow. Back-to-back presentations over three days provided a closer look at the industry, and gave attendees the chance to ask the experts specific questions about their imaging niche. And, each year, the best of the industry is awarded in the prestigious Golden Image Gallery.

Organizer: Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA)
# Exhibitors: 544
# Attendees: 19,058
11/04/2015 to 11/06/2015
Georgia World Congress Center Atlanta
NSF: 241,485
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.

Organizer: American Academy of Ophthalmology
# Exhibitors: 585
# Attendees: 18,305
11/14/2015 to 11/17/2015
Sands Expo & Convention Center Las Vegas
NSF: 238,400

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Organizer: Penton Media Inc.
# Exhibitors: 583
# Attendees: 7,451
05/01/2015 to 05/04/2015
Las Vegas Convention Center Las Vegas
NSF: 234,700

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: 510
# Attendees: 12,843
10/14/2015 to 10/17/2015
Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas
NSF: 234,082
Surf Expo - Summer

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.

Organizer: Emerald Expositions
# Exhibitors: 1,006
# Attendees: 10,011
09/10/2015 to 09/12/2015
Orange County Convention Center Orlando
NSF: 233,100
Licensing Expo

For 36 years Licensing Expo has connected the world's most influential entertainment, character, fashion, art and corporate brand owners and agents with consumer goods manufacturers, licensees and retailers. This is the 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, and this is where you can find the right partners to expand your business and make the deals that will change your business forever.

Organizer: UBM Americas
# Exhibitors: 461
# Attendees: 16,150
06/09/2015 to 06/11/2015
Mandalay Bay Convention Center Las Vegas
NSF: 231,851
THSCA Convention and Coaching School

The THSCA Convention & Coaching School is a four-day annual conference that offers a wide range of education sessions on both male and female sports as well as health and safety topics, multiple networking opportunities, rules meetings, an on-site job room, an awards luncheon, and an astounding array of exhibits. On average the THSCA Convention draws an attendence of over 12,000 coaches, athletic directors, exhibitors and fans of athletics.

Organizer: Texas High School Coaches Association (THSCA)
# Exhibitors: 386
# Attendees: 8,621
07/19/2015 to 07/22/2015
George R. Brown Convention Center Houston
NSF: 231,400
The International WorkBoat Show

The International WorkBoat Show is the largest North American event serving the commercial vessel market. With nearly 1000 exhibitors the show offers a diversity that attracts vessel owner/operators from every commercial market sector as well as the boat builders/shipyards and support companies that service the vessel owners.

Organizer: Diversified Communications
# Exhibitors: 968
# Attendees: 8,022
12/01/2015 to 12/03/2015
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center New Orleans
NSF: 230,180
AACC Annual Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo

See new science and new technology in all areas of clinical diagnostics, automation, information systems, point-of-care, OEM, and biotech.

Organizer: AACC
# Exhibitors: 742
# Attendees: 8,647
07/26/2015 to 07/30/2015
Georgia World Congress Center Atlanta
NSF: 228,900
ASIS International

The ASIS Seminar and Exhibits is an annual event that attracts thousands of buyers interested in security products and services. The Seminar and Exhibits is owned and operated by ASIS International.

Organizer: ASIS International
# Exhibitors: 579
# Attendees: 10,851
09/28/2015 to 09/30/2015
Anaheim Convention Center Anaheim
NSF: 228,000