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
2
IMTS - The International Manufacturing Technology Show

More than 114,000 industrial decision-makers attend the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) to get ideas and find answers to their manufacturing problems. They will see new technology demonstrated and choose the best for their needs.

Organizer: AMT-The Association for Manufacturing Technology
# Exhibitors: 2,563
# Attendees: 129,415*
09/10/2018 to 09/15/2018
McCormick Place Chicago
NSF: 1,424,232
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
45
Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) West, WestPack, Automation Technology Expo (ATX) West, PLASTEC West, Pacific Design & Manufacturing

The Anaheim event is the largest annual event of its kind, bringing together suppliers and solutions across the concept-to-market product cycle and design & manufacturing spectrum. The value proposition addresses the attendees’ need to source new suppliers, get exposed to new technology, network and learn from approximately 2,000 exhibitors, and the exhibitors’ needs are met by accessing over 19,000 engineering decision makers and executives sourcing the latest components, technologies and solutions.

Organizer: UBM Advanced Manufacturing
# Exhibitors: 1,948
# Attendees: 19,300
02/06/2018 to 02/08/2018
Anaheim Convention Center Anaheim
NSF: 366,768
168
The Battery Show, Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo, Critical Power Expo

The Battery Show is North America’s largest and most comprehensive annual trade event for the advanced battery manufacturing industry representing the entire supply chain from raw materials through end of life. Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo (EVT) is the only large-scale trade show exclusively dedicated to the drive train and power system in EVs and HEVs. The event presents the opportunity for automotive and battery manufacturing professionals to meet with over 600 suppliers to see and learn about the latest technology and industry innovations, gain high-quality education and to network with peers, leaders and visionaries.

Organizer: Informa Exhibitions
# Exhibitors: 638
# Attendees: 5,586
09/11/2018 to 09/13/2018
Suburban Collection Showplace Novi, MI
NSF: 98,320
169
Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) East, EastPack, Automation Technology Expo (ATX) East, PLASTEC East, Atlantic Design & Manufacturing, Quality Expo

The most comprehensive showcase for advanced manufacturing professionals on the East Coast, the event provides design, manufacturing and production engineers and industry executives with access to hundreds of leading-edge manufacturing suppliers across the design, manufacturing, and packaging cycle. With an emphasis on smart manufacturing trends including 3D printing and robotics, the event enables valuable connections between buyers and suppliers, working demonstrations of new equipment, and educational hubs that advance this community’s professional development.

Organizer: UBM Advanced Manufacturing
# Exhibitors: 583
# Attendees: 7,705
06/12/2018 to 06/14/2018
Javits Convention Center New York
NSF: 97,387
189
Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) Minneapolis, Embedded Systems Conference (ESC) Minneapolis, MinnPack, Automation Technology Expo (ATX) Minneapolis, Design & Manufacturing Minneapolis, PLASTEC Minneapolis

Home to some of the largest medical device companies in the world, Minneapolis is among the nation’s premier hubs for medical device innovation and manufacturing. MD&M Minneapolis is the largest event serving this thriving industry, providing the region’s most comprehensive environment for industry leaders, decision makers and buyers to discover new products, services and technologies. Co-located with MD&M are four additional events which together represent the upper Midwest’s only annual event for suppliers and solutions across the breadth of the design, manufacturing and packaging value chain.

Organizer: Informa Exhibitions
# Exhibitors: 515
# Attendees: 4,882
10/31/2018 to 11/01/2018
Minneapolis Convention Center Minneapolis
NSF: 72,900