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
231
BIOMEDevice Boston, Design & Manufacturing New England, Embedded Systems Conference (ESC) Boston

The event provides the region’s largest sourcing environment for R&D specialists, design, systems and manufacturing engineers and industry leaders working in the area’s most innovative manufacturing sectors: medical device OEMs, aerospace/defense contractors, and robotics. Showcasing materials, components and technologies enabling advanced products and services, the event facilitates valuable connections between buyers and suppliers and provides educational and networking opportunities that advance this community’s professional development.

Organizer: UBM Advanced Manufacturing
# Exhibitors: 399
# Attendees: 4,218
04/18/2018 to 04/19/2018
Boston Convention & Exhibition Center Boston
NSF: 43,100
232
Emery Waterhouse Market Place

Private buying show for members which brings together hardware store owners, manager, associates, and our vendor/supplier partners. During the two day event, buyers and suppliers meet face to face to discuss new consumer products, make purchasing decisions for the upcoming year and also offers networking and training sessions for store associates to be prepared for the future.

Organizer: Ace Hardware Corporation
# Exhibitors: 300
# Attendees: 1,725
02/01/2018 to 02/02/2018
John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center Boston
NSF: 42,000
233
Jensen Market Place

Private buying show for members which brings together hardware store owners, manager, associates, and our vendor/supplier partners. During the two day event, buyers and suppliers meet face to face to discuss new consumer products, make purchasing decisions for the upcoming year and also offers networking and training sessions for store associates to be prepared for the future.

Organizer: Ace Hardware Corporation
# Exhibitors: 377
# Attendees: 1,528
09/13/2018 to 09/15/2018
Oregon Convention Center Portland
NSF: 42,000
234
Expo! Expo! IAEE's Annual Meeting & Exhibition

Expo! Expo! IAEE's Annual Meeting & Exhibition is the “show for shows.” Exhibition and events industry professionals attend this premier show to learn about the latest industry trends and technology, as well as network with like-minded professionals. This spectacular face-to-face meeting provides attendees with a diverse marketplace to view and assess the tools needed to plan and manage successful trade shows and events for years to come.

Organizer: International Association of Exhibitions & Events (IAEE)
# Exhibitors: 298
# Attendees: 1,423
12/11/2018 to 12/13/2018
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center New Orleans
NSF: 41,400
235
Sensors Expo & Conference

Sensors Expo & Conference is an annual event, providing the largest gathering of design and engineer professionals involved in the development and deployment of sensors and sensor systems in North America. With 300+ exhibitors and 7,000+ attendees, Sensors Expo has been serving the sensors community for over 30 years with a top notch education program and an expansive exhibit floor with demos, networking opportunities, breakdowns, and live theater sessions.

Organizer: Questex LLC
# Exhibitors: 327
# Attendees: 7,000
06/26/2018 to 06/28/2018
McEnery Convention Center San Jose
NSF: 40,919
236
KeHE Spring Show

KeHE Distributors is an employee-owned sales and marketing specialty and ethnic foods distributor, servicing retail customers in all 50 states (except Hawaii and Alaska), Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, and parts of Central and South America. The Spring Show is a hosted buyer show that allows nearly 400 exhibitors to connect with retailers and place orders within the exhibit hall. Retailers purchase products from exhibitors to stock their shelves for the spring season. KeHE’s Spring Show brings leading Natural and Organic, Specialty and Fresh retailers together with like-minded suppliers to start the new year off right. The show will provide a unique opportunity for buyers to stock their shelves with promotions for the January – March months in a smaller, more intimate setting than our two larger shows.

Organizer: SmithBucklin
# Exhibitors: 394
# Attendees: 794
10/03/2018 to 10/04/2018
Calvin L. Rampton Salt Palace Convention Center Salt Lake City
NSF: 39,900
237
National Catholic Educational Association Convention & Expo

The NCEA Convention & Expo is the largest, private-education gathering in the world for Catholic school educators. NCEA has been gathering since 1904; those who participate represent all aspects of Catholic and faith-based education from pre-school, elementary, secondary, adult education, colleges and universities, to local parish pastors, priests, and more. NCEA 2019 is a time to celebrate your commitment to Catholic education and to the growth of Catholic education as a whole.

Organizer: NTP Events
# Exhibitors: 260
# Attendees: 3,592
04/03/2018 to 04/05/2018
Duke Energy Convention Center Cincinnati
NSF: 38,500
238
Baseball Trade Show

Exhibitors from all over the world come together for the Baseball Trade Show each December. Exhibitors include companies who offer items, products, apparel, technology, services, entertainment and more to the Minor League Baseball and Major League Baseball community.

Organizer: Minor League Baseball
# Exhibitors: 252
# Attendees: 2,747
12/10/2018 to 12/12/2018
Mandalay Bay Convention Center Las Vegas
NSF: 38,400
239
Transportation Research Board 97th Annual Meeting

The TRB Annual Meeting program covers all transportation modes, with more than 5,000presentations in nearly 750 sessions and workshops addressing topics of interest to all attendees—policy makers, administrators, practitioners, researchers, and representatives of government, industry, and academic institutions.

Organizer: Transportation Research Board (TRB)/SPARGO, Inc.
# Exhibitors: 219
# Attendees: 13,915
01/07/2018 to 01/11/2018
Walter E. Washington Convention Center Washington, DC
NSF: 37,300
240
AFCEA Defense Cyber Operations Symposium

TechNet Cyber 2019, formerly the Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium, will be thestaging area for military, industry and academia to discuss and plan how to achieve persistent engagement, persistent presence and innovation. It is the opportunity to devise a new strategy to build resilience and defend networks.

Organizer: AFCEA/SPARGO, Inc.
# Exhibitors: 218
# Attendees: 3,040
05/15/2018 to 05/17/2018
Baltimore Convention Center Baltimore
NSF: 36,775