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
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FABTECH

FABTECH is North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing event. FABTECH provides a convenient ‘one-stop shop’ venue where you can meet with world-class suppliers, see the latest industry products and developments, and find the tools to improve productivity, increase profits and discover new solutions to all of your metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing needs.

Organizer: AWS/CCAI/FMA/PMA/SME
# Exhibitors: 1,650
# Attendees: 20,168
11/06/2018 to 11/08/2018
Georgia World Congress Center Atlanta
NSF: 650,300
22
International Woodworking Fair (IWF)

Business to Business tradeshow for professionals involved in design and manufaturing of wood and non-wood related materials.

Organizer: International Woodworking Fair, LLC
# Exhibitors: 1,081
# Attendees: 30,375*
08/22/2018 to 08/25/2018
Georgia World Congress Center Atlanta
NSF: 633,058
23
The NAMM Show

NAMM, the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM), established in 1901, is the not-for-profit association that strengthens the $17 billion global music, sound and event technology products industry. Our association and our trade shows serve as the crossroads for professionals wanting to seek out the newest innovations in music, recording technology, sound, stage and lighting products. The show gives the industry a first-look at new innovations offered from the global music product industry and serves as a hub to network, learn and enjoy live music.

Organizer: NAMM, the National Association of Music Merchants
# Exhibitors: 1,931
# Attendees: 115,085*
01/25/2018 to 01/28/2018
Anaheim Convention Center Anaheim
NSF: 616,015
24
HIMSS18

The 2018HIMSS Global Conference & Exhibition is the leading health information and technology conference, bringing together 45,000+ professionals from 90+ countries for the education, innovation and collaboration they need to transform health through information and technology – all at one time, all in one place. Choose from 300+ education sessions, 1,300+ vendors, hundreds of special programs and endless networking events.

Organizer: Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society (HIMSS)
# Exhibitors: 1,364
# Attendees: 18,910
03/05/2018 to 03/09/2018
Sands Expo & Convention Center Las Vegas
NSF: 615,520
25
National Hardware Show

For nearly 75 years, the National Hardware Show® (NHS) has served the home improvement industry as the largest B2B event for networking and sourcing the newest products and solutions, bringing together everyone from manufacturers, retailers, wholesalers, distributors, independent retailers and more! Attracting a worldwide audience of more than 30,000 industry professionals, NHS is the prime time place for face-to-face sourcing and finding the newest products and trends...and truly is the tool that powers the industry's businesses.

Organizer: Reed Exhibitions U.S.A. (Norwalk, CT)
# Exhibitors: 2,145
# Attendees: 14,898
05/08/2018 to 05/10/2018
Las Vegas Convention Center Las Vegas
NSF: 600,500
26
IAAPA Attractions Expo

IAAPA Attractions Expo (now called IAAPA Expo) is the premier conference and trade show for the global attractions industry, including amusement and theme parks, where visitors spend $45.2 billion around the world. The attractions industry representing amusement and theme parks, water parks, family entertainment centers, zoos, aquariums, science centers, and museums, has a $360 billion global economic impact.

Organizer: International Association of Amusement Parks & Attractions (IAAPA)
# Exhibitors: 1,151
# Attendees: 26,600
11/13/2018 to 11/16/2018
Orange County Convention Center Orlando
NSF: 600,375
27
Offshore Technology Conference

The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) is where energy professionals meet to exchange ideas and opinions to advance scientific and technical knowledge for offshore resources and environmental matters. OTC is the largest event in the world for the oil and gas industry featuring more than 2,400 exhibitors, and attendees representing 120 countries. Founded in 1969, OTC’s flagship conference is held annually in Houston. OTC has expanded and globally with the Arctic Technology Conference, OTC Brasil, OTC Asia, and d5.

Organizer: Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
# Exhibitors: 2,347
# Attendees: 34,608
04/29/2018 to 05/05/2018
NRG Park Houston
NSF: 585,000
28
NAHB International Builders' Show

America’s largest annual residential housing construction trade event for manufacturers and suppliers of home construction products and services.

Organizer: National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)
# Exhibitors: 1,543
# Attendees: 54,367
01/09/2018 to 01/11/2018
Orange County Convention Center Orlando
NSF: 583,186
29
InfoComm

InfoComm is the largest technology exhibition and conference in North America focused on the pro-AV industry. Featuring over 900 exhibitors and more than 500,000 NSF of exhibits, InfoComm hosts more than 42,000 professionals from all 50 U.S. states and more than 100 countries each June.

Organizer: AVIXA - The Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association
# Exhibitors: 956
# Attendees: 33,114
06/06/2018 to 06/08/2018
Las Vegas Convention Center Las Vegas
NSF: 554,107
30
Natural Products Expo West/Engredea

Attended by more than 67,000 industry professionals from across the globe, Natural Products Expo West/Engredea is the premier trade show for the healthy products and ingredients industry. Co-located with Fresh Ideas Organic Marketplace, these combined events showcase the entire value chain of healthy products from start to finish, identifying the bestsellers of today and the trends of tomorrow.  Natural Products Expo West/Engredea is ranked as one of the top 50 shows in the US and one of the fastest 50 growing tradeshows in the US and Canada.

Organizer: Informa Exhibitions, US
# Exhibitors: 3,246
# Attendees: 33,092
03/07/2018 to 03/11/2018
Anaheim Convention Center Anaheim
NSF: 553,410