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
61
Global Gaming Expo (G2E)

Global Gaming Expo (G2E) is where the gaming community comes together—the largest gathering of global, commercial and tribal gaming professionals in North America. Take advantage of new educational content that is fast-paced and actionable and experience first-hand the new products and innovative technologies showcased in the expo hall. G2E has everything for your casino floor and across your entire operation—from traditional casino fare to sports betting, non-gaming amenities and digital products—G2E is where your business growth is accelerated.

Organizer: Reed Exhibitions U.S.A. (Norwalk, CT)
# Exhibitors: 400
# Attendees: 16,900
10/10/2018 to 10/11/2018
Sands Expo & Convention Center Las Vegas
NSF: 293,088
62
SGIA Expo

The SGIA Expo is home to a wide range of specialty imaging technology and equipment from leading industry exhibitors. These exhibitors make use of the expansive expo floor to showcase innovative products, equipment, methodologies, and innovative applications.

Organizer: Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA)
# Exhibitors: 612
# Attendees: 17,821
10/18/2018 to 10/20/2018
Las Vegas Convention Center Las Vegas
NSF: 290,150
63
NRA Annual Meeting & Exhibits

The NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits features an exhibit hall showcasing the top firearm and accessory manufacturers in the shooting sports industry, along with an extensive hunting, outfitter and firearms collectors pavilion. The weekend also includes numerous educational seminars, special events and A-list celebrity performances.

Organizer: National Rifle Association (NRA)
# Exhibitors: 838
# Attendees: 87,154
05/04/2018 to 05/06/2018
Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas
NSF: 288,822
64
LIGHTFAIR International

LIGHTFAIR® International (LFI®) set a record at McCormick Place in Chicago May 6-10, 2018 with the largest trade show floor, and it increased registration over 2017. The trade show footprint spanned 285,600 net square feet housing 600 exhibitors, including 66 first-time exhibiting companies and 136 manufacturers headquartered outside the U.S. Exhibitors displayed the lighting and design industry’s latest innovations and newest concepts from the world’s leading manufacturers.

Organizer: AmericasMart® Atlanta, managing partner with the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) and the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD)
# Exhibitors: 600
# Attendees: 28,075*
05/08/2018 to 05/10/2018
McCormick Place Chicago
NSF: 285,600
65
SuperZoo

SuperZoo is the most-attended pet industry trade show in North America, established by World Pet Association in 1950 as an annual gathering place for the entire industry to connect, learn and do business. Ever since, the show has continued to grow—and it now boasts more buyers and education hours than any other industry event on the continent. With its rich education offerings, easy-to-shop show floor and energizing, fun-filled atmosphere, SuperZoo has earned its reputation as North America’s premier pet retail event—and the industry’s most productive and vibrant trade show of the year.

Organizer: World Pet Association
# Exhibitors: 1,189
# Attendees: 9,078
06/26/2018 to 06/28/2018
Mandalay Bay Convention Center Las Vegas
NSF: 284,700
66
Northeastern Forest Products Equipment Exposition

The Northeastern Forest Products Equipment Exposition presents the latest in timber harvesting and timber processing equipment, supplies and services to loggers, saw millers, foresters, tree care professionals and others who work in and around the Northern Forest.

Organizer: Northeastern Loggers' Association
# Exhibitors: 197
# Attendees: 5,173
05/11/2018 to 05/12/2018
Champlain Valley Exposition Essex Junction, VT
NSF: 283,300
67
MODEX 2018

MODEX brings both material handling and the supply chain together in a single international expo. The latest manufacturing, distribution and supply chain innovations from over 800 of the leading solution providers

Organizer: Material Handling Industry of America
# Exhibitors: 925
# Attendees: 30,944
04/09/2018 to 04/12/2018
Georgia World Congress Center Atlanta
NSF: 283,025
68
IFT18

Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) is a nonprofit professional academic society with approximately 16,000 members working in food science, technology, and related professions in academia, industry and government. IFT exists to advance the science of food and the long-range vision is to ensure a safe and abundant food supply contributing to healthier people everywhere. The annual event brings together professionals involved in both the science and the business of food — experts from industry, academia and government. Our meeting features the latest food products, the hottest food trends, and the most important developments in the science of food.

Organizer: Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)
# Exhibitors: 1,232
# Attendees: 9,511
07/16/2018 to 07/18/2018
McCormick Place Chicago
NSF: 279,400
69
PLMA's Private Label Trade Show

Consumer packaged goods manufacturers representing food, snacks, beverages, pet food and accessories, household and kitchen, health and beauty, OTC, paper and plastic, and general merchandise products in the $120 billion store brands industry.

Organizer: Private Label Manufacturers Association (PLMA)
# Exhibitors: 1,431
# Attendees: 5,400
11/11/2018 to 11/13/2018
Donald E. Stephens Convention Center Rosemont
NSF: 277,600
70
ISSA Show

The ISSA Show brings together all the best that the professional cleaning industry has to offer. From cutting-edge products and resources, to proven strategies and solutions, to the latest trends and professional development, you’ll find everything you need to take your organization to new heights. ISSA is changing the way the world views cleaning and we are the one show for facility solutions.

Organizer: ISSA - The Worldwide Cleaning Industry Association
# Exhibitors: 693
# Attendees: 14,019
10/30/2018 to 11/01/2018
Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas
NSF: 264,334