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
71
COTERIE - September

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: Informa Exhibitions, US
# Exhibitors: 1,268
# Attendees: 17,100
09/15/2018 to 09/17/2018
Javits Convention Center New York
NSF: 263,317
72
COTERIE - February

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: Informa Exhibitions, US
# Exhibitors: 1,545
# Attendees: 18,284
02/26/2018 to 02/28/2018
Javits Convention Center New York
NSF: 259,835
73
AACC Annual Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo

See new science and new technology in all areas of clinical diagnostics, automation, information systems, point-of-care, OEM, and biotech.

Organizer: AACC/SPARGO, Inc.
# Exhibitors: 817
# Attendees: 9,703
07/29/2018 to 08/02/2018
McCormick Place Chicago
NSF: 258,900
74
Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America

Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America is the largest seafood trade exposition in North America. In 2018, buyers, suppliers, media and other seafood-industry professionals from 110 countries and over 1,340 exhibiting companies attended the exposition to meet face to face, discover new products, and grow their businesses. Here, buyers find the newest fresh, frozen, and packaged seafood products and processing equipment, stay on top of emerging customer trends, meet suppliers, and build important relationships to grow their business and increase seafood sales.

Organizer: Diversified Communications
# Exhibitors: 1,341
# Attendees: 12,795
03/11/2018 to 03/13/2018
Boston Convention & Exhibition Center Boston
NSF: 258,390
75
WasteExpo

Informa's Waste360 Group harnesses the power of its many properties to serve the solid waste and recycling industry. The industry widely consumes this content in the form of websites, live events, online learning and digital opportunities and more and includes: Waste360.com, WasteExpo, The Global Waste Management Symposium, The Healthcare Waste Conference, and four topical and timely e-newsletters.

Organizer: Informa Exhibitions, US
# Exhibitors: 597
# Attendees: 6,674
04/23/2018 to 04/26/2018
Las Vegas Convention Center Las Vegas
NSF: 257,600
76
NRF 2018: Retail’s BIG Show

NRF is the world's largest retail trade show, with membership that comprises all retail formats and channels of distribution including department, specialty, discount, catalog, Internet, independent stores, chain restaurants, drug stores and grocery stores as well as the industry's key trading partners of retail goods and service.

Organizer: National Retail Federation (NRF)
# Exhibitors: 720
# Attendees: 18,000
01/14/2018 to 01/16/2018
Javits Convention Center New York
NSF: 256,000
77
Vision Expo East

Vision Expo East in New York City is a trade-only conference and exhibition for eyecare and eyewear presented by co-owners Reed Exhibitions and The Vision Council. Vision Expo is the complete event for ophthalmic professionals, where eyecare meets eyewear, and education, fashion and innovation mingle. In the Vision Expo Exhibit Hall, eyecare providers can discover trends, interact with new technologies and access innovative products and services. The Vision Expo education program is driven by the profession, offering content of the highest quality and relevance to enhance overall patient care.

Organizer: Reed Exhibitions U.S.A. (Norwalk, CT)
# Exhibitors: 641
# Attendees: 14,686
03/15/2018 to 03/18/2018
Javits Convention Center New York
NSF: 253,209
78
National FFA Convention & Expo

Exhibitors are able to build awareness of their brand and interact with attendees with a vested interest in their operations. FFA members represent an audience vital to a company's future; by engaging with the thousands of students and advisors in attendance, exhibitors will have invaluable opportunities to significantly increase brand awareness for the next generation of employees, customers, and advocates.

Organizer: National FFA Organization
# Exhibitors: 433
# Attendees: 69,944
10/24/2018 to 10/27/2018
Indiana Convention Center Indianapolis
NSF: 251,190
79
AAOS 2018 Annual Meeting

The AAOS Annual Meeting is the world’s largest marketplace for orthopaedic surgeons, nurses, PAs and other healthcare professionals. Attendees can compare products, attend demonstrations and have questions answered by representatives from over 750 companies from around the world. Products exhibited include arthroscopic systems, biomaterials, implants, pain management, practice management, rehab equipment, surgical equipment and instruments.

Organizer: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
# Exhibitors: 768
# Attendees: 13,843
03/07/2018 to 03/09/2018
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center New Orleans
NSF: 249,100
80
Solar Power International

Under the umbrella of North America Smart Energy Week, Solar Power lnternational's expanded scope reflects the growth of energy innovation through three co-located events aside from SPI: Energy Storage International. Hydrogen + Fuel Cells NORTH AMERICA and the Smart Energy Microgrid Marketplace. This is the only energy event in the industry that demonstrates how these technologies complement each other through show floor demonstrations and innovative educational opportunities.

Organizer: Solar Energy Trade Shows, LLC
# Exhibitors: 698
# Attendees: 18,802
09/24/2018 to 09/27/2018
Anaheim Convention Center Anaheim
NSF: 248,400