2018 TOP 250 US TRADE SHOWS

The 2018 TSNN Top Trade Show List is exclusively sponsored by Expocad and the Orlando/Orange County Convention Center.

For a complete 2018 TSNN Top Trade Shows list that includes contact information please contact John Rice jrice@tsnn.com.

* Professional attendee figure includes exhibit personnel

TSNN Rank by NSF Event Event Date(s) Venue
11
GIE+EXPO

GIE+EXPO is the industry's largest showcase for outdoor power equipment distributed through dealers, retailers and distributors for consumer, professional and rental use. The show features lawn and garden products and outdoor leisure items distributed through home centers, dealers and retailers as well as light construction and landscape equipment used by general contractors, landscapers, golf course superintendents, municipalities and parks, and recreation crews.

Organizer: Sellers Expositions
# Exhibitors: 866
# Attendees: 16,534
10/17/2018 to 10/19/2018
Kentucky Exposition Center Louisville
NSF: 934,813
12
2018 NBAA-BACE Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition

NBAA’s 2018 Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) was a huge success, drawing 23,000+ attendees from around the world to Orlando, Florida. NBAA-BACE is the annual opportunity for key aviation contacts to come together to collaborate & network in one place to get critical work within the industry accomplished. Key aviation contacts include current and prospective business aircraft owners, manufacturers, product and service providers, all levels of flight department personnel, as well as students and Young Professionals (YoPros).

Organizer: National Business Aviation Association (NBAA)
# Exhibitors: 978
# Attendees: 23,664*
10/16/2018 to 10/18/2018
Orange County Convention Center Orlando
NSF: 932,845
13
MAGIC – February (PROJECT, THE TENTS, MAGIC MEN’S,POOLTRADESHOW, PROJECT WOMENS, STITCH@PROJECTWOMENS,
WWDMAGIC, FNPLATFORM, SOURCING at MAGIC)

Every February and August, the retail industry convenes in Las Vegas for the
United States’ most comprehensive fashion marketplace - MAGIC. Here you will find the latest in
apparel, footwear, accessories, and manufacturing. From the height of advanced contemporary
luxury brands, to the latest trends in fast fashion, MAGIC fuels the business of fashion.

Organizer: Informa Exhibitions, US
# Exhibitors: 5,327
# Attendees: 75,800
02/13/2018 to 02/15/2018
Las Vegas Convention Center/Mandalay Bay Convention Center Las Vegas
NSF: 864,550
14
MAGIC - August (PROJECT, THE TENTS, MAGIC MEN’S,POOLTRADESHOW, PROJECT WOMENS, STITCH@PROJECTWOMENS,
WWDMAGIC, FNPLATFORM, SOURCING at MAGIC)

Every February and August, the retail industry convenes in Las Vegas for the
United States’ most comprehensive fashion marketplace - MAGIC. Here you will find the latest in
apparel, footwear, accessories, and manufacturing. From the height of advanced contemporary
luxury brands, to the latest trends in fast fashion, MAGIC fuels the business of fashion.

Organizer: Informa Exhibitions, US
# Exhibitors: 5,268
# Attendees: 73,849
08/13/2018 to 08/15/2018
Las Vegas Convention Center/Mandalay Bay Convention Center Las Vegas
NSF: 852,650
15
RECon

RECon is the global convention for the shopping center industry and provides networking, deal making and educational opportunities for retail real estate professionals from around the world. With over 35,000 attendees and 1,000 exhibitors it is the largest industry convention, making it an unparalleled opportunity to do a year's worth of business in just three days.

Organizer: International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
# Exhibitors: 1,067
# Attendees: 20,000
05/21/2018 to 05/23/2018
Las Vegas Convention Center Las Vegas
NSF: 838,000
16
International Home + Housewares Show

Annual housewares marketplace including products from the kitchenware, cook and bakeware, dinnerware, home decor, gourmet food, cleaning, home organization, kitchen/personal care/household electrics, floor and carpet care, home healthcare and pet supplies.

Organizer: International Housewares Association
# Exhibitors: 2,244
# Attendees: 36,000
03/10/2018 to 03/13/2018
McCormick Place Chicago
NSF: 814,200
17
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: 1,567
# Attendees: 38,821
01/23/2018 to 01/26/2018
Las Vegas Convention Center Las Vegas
NSF: 747,411
18
National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show

The National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show is the largest annual gathering of foodservice professionals in the world. Taking place over four days every May in Chicago, the Restaurant Show brings together over 66,000 industry professionals to discover, learn, connect, inspire and gain the tools needed to innovate and thrive. In 2018, for the 4th consecutive year, the National Restaurant Association Show was the largest in show history. With 2,300 + exhibiting companies from 35+ countries representing 900+ product categories, specialty pavilions and curated features, and robust education programs consisting of focused sessions, culinary demos, celebrity chefs, industry stars, and keynotes, the Show offers everything the foodservice industry needs to increase productivity and profitability.

Organizer: National Restaurant Association
# Exhibitors: 2,486
# Attendees: 41,345
05/19/2018 to 05/22/2018
McCormick Place Chicago
NSF: 715,108
19
Mid-America Trucking Show

The Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) is the largest annual heavy-duty trucking industry event in the world. Held each year at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville, KY, the show attracts 70,000+ attendees and 1,000+ exhibitors from throughout the United States and abroad. As the industry’s premier business venue, MATS offers attendees the best opportunity to efficiently research the latest products and services, gain insight into current topics in the industry, and network with attendees and exhibitors from around the world. For exhibiting companies, MATS offers an unparalleled forum to effectively introduce new offerings, increase brand awareness, promote products and connect with suppliers, customers, and prospects.

Organizer: Exhibit Management Associates, Inc.
# Exhibitors: 1,008
# Attendees: 71,327
03/22/2018 to 03/24/2018
Kentucky Exposition Center Louisville
NSF: 664,000
20
SHOT Show

SHOT (Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade) Show is an American annual tradeshow for the shooting, hunting, and firearms industry. It is the biggest event of this type in the world."SHOT", besides being a general reference to shooting, is an acronym for "Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade" (show). The SHOT Show is restricted to members of the shooting, hunting and outdoor trade industry including commercial buyers and sellers of military, law enforcement and tactical products.

Organizer: National Shooting Sports Foundation
# Exhibitors: 2,118
# Attendees: 23,129
01/23/2018 to 01/26/2018
Sands Expo & Convention Center Las Vegas
NSF: 655,782