2016 Top 250 US Trade Shows

The 2016 TSNN Top 250 List is exclusively sponsored by Expocad and the Orlando/Orange County Convention Center.

For a complete 2016 TSNN Top 250 Trade Shows list that includes contact information please contact John Rice jrice@tsnn.com.

TSNN Rank by NSF Event Event Date(s) Venue
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AAPEX

AAPEX represents the $356 billion global motor vehicle aftermarket. Exhibitors are represented by the manufacturers and suppliers of automotive parts, including products and services purchased for light- and heavy-duty vehicles after the original sale, such as replacement parts, accessories, lubricants, appearance products and service repairs, as well as the tools and equipment necessary to make the repair. Attendees are represented by wholesalers, warehouse distributors, jobbers, retailers, independent service providers, technicians, parts stores, manufacturers representatives, exporters, importers and packagers from the U.S. and 149 countries.

Organizer: William T. Glasgow Inc/Auto Care Association & Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association
# Exhibitors:2,259
# Attendees:157,962
11/01/2016 to 11/03/2016
Sands Expo & Convention Center Las Vegas
NSF: 542,550
32
International Woodworking Fair (IWF) Business to Business tradeshow for professionals involved in design and manufaturing of wood and non-wood related materials.
Organizer: International Woodworking Machinery & Furniture Supply Fair -USA
# Exhibitors:1,079
# Attendees:17,128
08/24/2016 to 08/27/2016
Georgia World Congress Center Atlanta
NSF: 532,565
33
InfoComm International InfoComm International is the world's largest professional audiovisual information communications systems conference and exposition. InfoComm serves 1,000 exhibitors and 40,000 attendees from all 50 U.S. states and more than 100 countries. The show features audio, video, display, networking, control systems, digital signage, lighting and staging, unified communications and collaboration, production, intelligent buildings systems and immersive technologies and services. Attendees include commercial service providers and institutional technology manager buyers from corporate, education, government, hospitality, worship and healthcare among other markets.
Organizer: InfoComm International
# Exhibitors:1,000
# Attendees:28,635
06/08/2016 to 06/10/2016
Las Vegas Convention Center Las Vegas
NSF: 527,105
34
NAHB International Builders Show America’s largest annual residential housing construction trade event for manufacturers and suppliers of home construction products and services.
Organizer: National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)
# Exhibitors:1,450
# Attendees:44,773
01/19/2016 to 01/21/2016
Las Vegas Convention Center Las Vegas
NSF: 500,620
35
NY NOW - Summer

NY NOW®, the Market for Home, Lifestyle + Gift, is the industry’s most expansive marketplace trade event. Attendees from all 50 states and more than 80 countries worldwide come to NY NOW to discover tens of thousands of inspired and design-forward products from more than 2,300+ exhibitors in hundreds of categories including home furnishings, tabletop, personal accessories, gifts, jewelry, handmade and more. The Market also offers a jam-packed seminar schedule and “Only in New York” events to complete the NY NOW experience.

Organizer: Emerald Expositions
# Exhibitors:2,455
# Attendees:22,683
08/20/2016 to 08/24/2016
Javits Convention Center New York
NSF: 493,165
36
JCK Las Vegas JCK Las Vegas is the jewelry industry’s most comprehensive event, offering exclusive buying, networking, and educational opportunities you won’t find anywhere else. Featuring the most new product launches in North America, let JCK Las Vegas help you showcase your passion for jewelry as you enhance your inventory with the latest awe-inspiring designs and sought after trends. JCK’s plethora of special events offer exclusive networking opportunities alongside the world’s most successful jewelers.
Organizer: Reed Exhibitions U.S.A. (Norwalk, CT)
# Exhibitors:2,101
# Attendees:22,270
06/03/2016 to 06/06/2016
Mandalay Bay Convention Center Las Vegas
NSF: 479,000
37
Natural Products Expo West/Engredea Attended by more than 67,000 industry professionals from across the globe, Natural Products Expo West/Engredea is the premier trade show for the healthy products and ingredients industry. Co-located with Fresh Ideas Organic Marketplace, these combined events showcase the entire value chain of healthy products from start to finish, identifying the bestsellers of today and the trends of tomorrow.  Natural Products Expo West/Engredea is ranked as one of the top 50 shows in the US and one of the fastest 50 growing tradeshows in the US and Canada.
Organizer: Penton (a division of Informa)
# Exhibitors:2,925
# Attendees:45,897
03/09/2016 to 03/13/2016
Anaheim Convention Center Anaheim
NSF: 477,744
38
International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Expo - AHR Expo As the largest and most comprehensive HVACR exposition in the world, the AHR Expo attracts tens of thousands of attendees from all facets of the industry, including contractors, engineers, dealers, distributors, wholesalers, OEMs, architects, builders, industrial plant operators, facility owners and managers, agents and reps.
Organizer: International Exposition Company (IEC)
# Exhibitors:2,063
# Attendees:42,369
01/25/2016 to 01/27/2016
Orange County Convention Center Orlando
NSF: 469,540
39
FDIC International (Fire Department Instructors Conference) FDIC has proven year after year that it is the premier conference and exhibition for the fire industry. With the largest gathering of decision-makers, trainers and experts – as well as manufacturers and suppliers, FDIC serves as a spearhead for networking, relationship development and future revenue growth.
Organizer: PennWell Corp.
# Exhibitors:778
# Attendees:27,439
04/18/2016 to 04/23/2016
Indiana Convention Center Indianapolis
NSF: 463,759
40
IPPE: International Production & Processing Expo The International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) is an integrated show sponsored by U.S. Poultry & Egg Association, North American Meat Institute and American Feed Industry Assoc. IPPE is the largest annual poultry, meat and feed expo. Exhibits feature equipment, ingredients, supplies and services for the production, health and nutrition and the processing and packaging of poultry, meat and feed industries. IPPE attracts attendees from over 130 countries while international visitors make up almost 25% of the total attendees. IPPE provides over 80 hours of educational sessions for the industries, numerous networking events, member benefits and participates in the U.S. Department of Commerce International Buyers Program.
Organizer: U.S. Poultry & Egg Association/American Feed Association/North American Meat Institute
# Exhibitors:1,301
# Attendees:30,277
01/26/2016 to 01/28/2016
Georgia World Congress Center Atlanta
NSF: 456,586