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
81
IEEE PES Transmission and Distribution Conference

The IEEE PES T&D Conference and Exposition attracts leading companies and individuals in the transmission and distribution industry from around the world to take part as both exhibitors and attendees. A robust and immersive conference program allows top utility CEOs and some of the world’s brightest engineers the opportunity to hear engaging talks in intimate settings, browse new technologies and hands-on demonstrations in the exhibition hall and network with other industry professionals. This show is the place to discover the latest T&D trends, products, ideas and innovations leading the industry forward to the next generation of energy solutions.

Organizer: Kenworthy Management
# Exhibitors: 930
# Attendees: 5,833
04/16/2018 to 04/19/2018
Colorado Convention Center Denver
NSF: 247,800
82
NSC Congress & Expo

World's largest annual safety event serving the billion dollar Occupational Safety, Health and Environmental market.

Organizer: National Safety Council (NSC)
# Exhibitors: 1,117
# Attendees: 8,000
10/20/2018 to 10/26/2018
George R. Brown Convention Center Houston
NSF: 245,950
83
SupplySide West

SupplySide West brings together more than 17,000 ingredient buyers and suppliers from the dietary supplement, beverage, functional food, personal care and sports nutrition industries. SupplySide West is all about the science and strategy around the development of finished products that drive the global business economy.

Organizer: Informa Exhibitions, US
# Exhibitors: 1,354
# Attendees: 7,420
11/06/2018 to 11/10/2018
Mandalay Bay Convention Center Las Vegas
NSF: 245,800
84
Safari Club International Annual Hunter's Convention

The show occupies nearly 1 million gross square feet of space and includes six continents under one roof. Members come to book units, network, and shop for the latest guns and hunting equipment. Notable authorities of the outdoor sports and shooting industries attend the premier hunting show annually.

Organizer: Safari Club International
# Exhibitors: 1,004
# Attendees:
01/31/2018 to 02/03/2018
Las Vegas Convention Center Las Vegas
NSF: 231,600
85
Licensing Expo

Launched in 1980, Licensing Expo is the world’s largest and most influential annual tradeshow dedicated to licensing and brand extension. Every year, more than 5,000 brands and 16,000 retailers, licensees, manufacturers, distributors and licensing agents attend Licensing Expo from more than 67 countries. Licensing Expo is a part of the Global Licensing Group at UBM, the licensing industry's leading tradeshow organizer and media partner. Its mission is to provide licensing opportunities around the world by bringing brands and products together.

Organizer: Informa Exhibitions, US
# Exhibitors: 403
# Attendees: 16,000
05/22/2018 to 05/24/2018
Mandalay Bay Convention Center Las Vegas
NSF: 230,000
86
AAO 2018 (American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting)

The American Academy of Ophthalmology is the world’s largest association of eye physicians and surgeons. A global community of 32,000 medical doctors, protecting sight and empower lives by setting the standards for ophthalmic education and advocating for our patients and the public. AAO 2018 was the 122nd annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology which is the largest ophthalmic meeting in the world.

Organizer: American Academy of Ophthalmology
# Exhibitors: 523
# Attendees: 15,233
10/27/2018 to 10/30/2018
McCormick Place Chicago
NSF: 224,900
87
ATA Trade Show (Archery Trade Association)

The ATA Trade Show is the archery and bowhunting industry’s LARGEST show. It’s also the industry’s MOST INCLUSIVE show. The ATA Trade Show is a member-driven event to promote commerce within the archery and bowhunting industry. Owned and operated by the ATA, the show is closed to the public and is an order writing event.

Organizer: Archery Trade Association
# Exhibitors: 659
# Attendees: 4,303
01/11/2018 to 01/13/2018
Indiana Convention Center Indianapolis
NSF: 222,202
88
Winter Fancy Food Show

The Winter Fancy Food Show is the largest specialty food trade event on the West Coast and the leading showcase of industry innovation, bringing specialty food's top manufacturers, buyers, and thought leaders together under one roof for three days of delectable discovery. This show is owned and produced by the Specialty Food Association (SFA). It is a membership-based trade association founded in 1952 and currently representing 3,500+ businesses.

Organizer: Specialty Food Association
# Exhibitors: 1,374
# Attendees: 13,575
01/21/2018 to 01/23/2018
Moscone Center San Francisco
NSF: 220,920
89
ISA International Sign Expo

ISA Sign Expo® is the only place to find everything you need to be successful in the sign, graphics, print and visual communications industry — including wide format and 3D printing, digital signage, new ideas for printing on substrates, unique applications, accessories that will expand your product lines, LEDs, vehicle wrapping and so much more

Organizer: International Sign Association
# Exhibitors: 583
# Attendees: 19,943*
03/22/2018 to 03/24/2018
Orange County Convention Center Orlando
NSF: 220,525
90
ICAST (International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades)

ICAST, the world’s largest sportfishing trade show, is the premier showcase for the latest innovations in fishing gear, accessories and apparel. ICAST is the cornerstone of the sportfishing industry, helping to drive recreational fishing product sales year round.

Organizer: American Sportfishing Association (ASA)
# Exhibitors: 625
# Attendees: 7,996
07/10/2018 to 07/13/2018
Orange County Convention Center Orlando
NSF: 219,000