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
92
LIGHTFAIR International

LIGHTFAIR International is the world?s 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 world?s 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 categories?solar power and software; the debut of the Exterior & Roadway Lighting Pavilion; and the expansion into Hall F of the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

Organizer: AMC, Inc.
# Exhibitors: 538
# Attendees: 26,026
04/21/2013 to 04/25/2013
Pennsylvania Convention Center Philadelphia
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.

Organizer: J. Spargo & Associates/American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
# Exhibitors: 373
# Attendees: 26,429
06/01/2013 to 06/03/2013
McCormick Place Chicago
NSF: 231,000
94
Organizer: American Society for Industrial Security - ASIS Intl
# Exhibitors: 650
# Attendees: 12,801
09/24/2013 to 09/26/2013
McCormick Place Chicago
NSF: 229,400
95
FASHION COTERIE - Feb.

Coterie is a premier global marketplace that bridges apparel and accessories designers to the international Who?s 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.

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

Coterie is a premier global marketplace that bridges apparel and accessories designers to the international Who?s 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.

Organizer: ENK International Inc.
# Exhibitors: 1,500
# Attendees: 23,000
09/17/2013 to 09/19/2013
Javits Convention Center New York
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 production?all 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.

Organizer: Association of Equipment Manufacturers
# Exhibitors: 389
# Attendees: 7,555
01/29/2013 to 01/31/2013
Kansas City Convention Center St. Louis
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.

Organizer: George Little Management, LLC
# Exhibitors: 877
# Attendees: 12,820
09/06/2013 to 09/08/2013
Orange County Convention Center Orlando
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.

Organizer: Diversified Business Communications
# Exhibitors: 1,046
# Attendees: 14,500
10/09/2013 to 10/11/2013
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center New Orleans
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.

Organizer: Advanstar Communications Inc.
# Exhibitors: 469
# Attendees: 14,373
06/18/2013 to 06/20/2013
Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino Las Vegas
NSF: 218,339
101
2013 SGIA Expo

The SGIA Expo showcases the most innovative technologies in the specialty imaging marketplace. From high-end, high-speed flatbed and roll-to-roll printers, to digitally printed textiles, and the latest in garment decoration techniques.

Organizer: Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA)
# Exhibitors: 523
# Attendees: 17,481
10/23/2013 to 10/25/2013
Orange County Convention Center Orlando
NSF: 212,600

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