2019 TOP Trade Shows List

The 2019 TSNN Top Trade Show List is exclusively sponsored by Expocad and the Orlando/Orange County Convention Center.

For a complete 2019 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
International Home + Housewares Show Annual housewares marketplace including products from the kitchenware, cook and bakeware, dinnerware, home decor, gourmet food, cleaning, home organization, kitchen/personal care/household electrics, floor and carpet care, home healthcare and pet supplies.
Organizer: International Housewares Association
# Exhibitors: 2,203
# Attendees: 34,500
03/02/2019 to 03/05/2019
McCormick Place
NSF: 812,135
RECon RECon is the global convention for the shopping center industry and provides networking, deal making and educational opportunities for retail real estate professionals from around the world. With over 35,000 attendees and 1,000 exhibitors it is the largest industry convention, making it an unparalleled opportunity to do a year's worth of business in just three days.
Organizer: International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
# Exhibitors: 1,088
# Attendees: 31,337
05/19/2019 to 05/22/2019
Las Vegas Convention Center
NSF: 806,000
MAGIC - August 2019 (PROJECT, THE TENTS, MAGIC MEN’S, POOLTRADESHOW, PROJECT WOMENS, STITCH@PROJECTWOMENS, WWDMAGIC, FNPLATFORM, SOURCING at MAGIC) Every February and August, the retail industry convenes in Las Vegas for the United States’ most comprehensive fashion marketplace - MAGIC. Here you will find the latest in apparel, footwear, accessories, and manufacturing. From the height of advanced contemporary luxury brands, to the latest trends in fast fashion, MAGIC fuels the business of fashion.
Organizer: Informa Markets
# Exhibitors: 4,697
# Attendees: 76,819
08/12/2019 to 08/14/2019
Las Vegas Convention Center/Mandalay Bay Convention Center
NSF: 777,555
World of Concrete World of Concrete is the commercial construction industry’s first, largest and most important annual international event for concrete and masonry professionals across the globe! At World of Concrete, find all the new products, resources, equipment and valuable information necessary to strengthen your business.
Organizer: Informa Markets
# Exhibitors: 1,504
# Attendees: 40,402
01/22/2019 to 01/25/2019
Las Vegas Convention Center
NSF: 773,728
MAGIC – February 2019 (WWDMAGIC, FN PLATFORM, SOURCING AT MAGIC, PROJECT, THE TENTS, POOLTRADESHOW, PROJECT WOMENS, STITCH@PROJECTWOMENS, CHILDRENS CLUB) Every February and August, the retail industry convenes in Las Vegas for the United States’ most comprehensive fashion marketplace - MAGIC. Here you will find the latest in apparel, footwear, accessories, and manufacturing. From the height of advanced contemporary luxury brands, to the latest trends in fast fashion, MAGIC fuels the business of fashion.
Organizer: Informa Markets
# Exhibitors: 3,209
# Attendees: 48,000
02/05/2019 to 02/07/2019
Mandalay Bay Convention Center
NSF: 729,429
National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show The National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show is the largest annual gathering of foodservice professionals in the Western Hemisphere. Taking place over four days every May in Chicago, the Restaurant Show brings together over 65,000 industry professionals to discover, learn, connect, inspire and gain the tools needed to innovate and thrive. In 2019, for the 5th consecutive year, the National Restaurant Association Show was the largest in show history. With 2,350 + exhibiting companies from representing 900+ product categories, specialty pavilions and curated features, and robust education programs consisting of focused sessions, culinary demos, celebrity chefs, industry stars, and keynotes, the Show offers everything the foodservice industry needs to increase productivity and profitability.
Organizer: National Restaurant Association/Winsight LLC
# Exhibitors: 2,364
# Attendees: 42,544
05/18/2019 to 05/21/2019
McCormick Place
NSF: 725,869
SHOT Show SHOT (Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade) Show is an American annual tradeshow for the shooting, hunting, and firearms industry. It is the biggest event of this type in the world."SHOT", besides being a general reference to shooting, is an acronym for "Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade" (show). The SHOT Show is restricted to members of the shooting, hunting and outdoor trade industry including commercial buyers and sellers of military, law enforcement and tactical products.
Organizer: National Shooting Sports Foundation
# Exhibitors: 2,513
# Attendees: 20,025
01/22/2019 to 01/25/2019
Sands Expo & Convention Center
NSF: 689,010
Mid-America Trucking Show The Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) is the largest annual heavy-duty trucking industry event in the world. Held each year at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville, KY, the show attracts 70,000+ attendees and 1,000+ exhibitors from throughout the United States and abroad. As the industry’s premier business venue, MATS offers attendees the best opportunity to efficiently research the latest products and services, gain insight into current topics in the industry, and network with attendees and exhibitors from around the world. For exhibiting companies, MATS offers an unparalleled forum to effectively introduce new offerings, increase brand awareness, promote products and connect with suppliers, customers, and prospects.
Organizer: Exhibit Management Associates, Inc.
# Exhibitors: 1,020
# Attendees: 72,584
03/28/2019 to 03/30/2019
Kentucky Exposition Center
NSF: 635,688
The NAMM Show NAMM, the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM), established in 1901, is the not-for-profit association that strengthens the $17 billion global music, sound and event technology products industry. Our association and our trade shows serve as the crossroads for professionals wanting to seek out the newest innovations in music, recording technology, sound, stage and lighting products. The show gives the industry a first-look at new innovations offered from the global music product industry and serves as a hub to network, learn and enjoy live music.
Organizer: NAMM, the National Association of Music Merchants
# Exhibitors: 1,917
# Attendees: 115,303*
01/24/2019 to 01/27/2019
Anaheim Convention Center
NSF: 616,065
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: 1,484
# Attendees: 63,816
02/19/2019 to 02/21/2019
Las Vegas Convention Center
NSF: 609,261
Partner Voices
Dallas already boasts 35,000 hotel rooms, award-winning global cuisine, and a walkable downtown. But we are just getting started. Visit Dallas is thrilled to announce that the city of Dallas is doubling down with a massive new convention center and entertainment district. Featuring 800,000 square feet of exhibit area, 260,000 square feet of meeting rooms, and 170,000 square feet of ballroom. The center will connect business travelers with dining and shopping options in the popular Cedars District means more places to get down to business, and even more ways to unwind. “Dallas is already a great meetings and conventions destination, with the accessibility of two major airports, affordable labor, and an outstanding hotel product,” said D. Bradley Kent, Visit Dallas senior vice president and chief sales officer. “The new center and Convention Center District will enhance Dallas’ competitive position and are exactly what our customers’ need and have been asking for." What’s New – AT&T Discovery District Located in the heart of Downtown Dallas, this new district on the AT&T corporate campus is tailor-made for groups of all sizes. It boasts a multi-sensory experience, including outdoor event space, the AT&T Theater, and multiple dining outlets including JAXON Beer Garden and The Exchange, a bustling food hall. Hotels Coming Soon Names like the JW Marriott (Downtown), lnterContinental Dallas (Uptown), and Hotel Swexan (Uptown) are adding luxury amenities and bountiful event spaces. The projects will debut in 2023 and beyond. JW Marriott This new, 15-story, 283-room hotel will open in the heart of the city’s downtown Arts District this year. The property features a 25,000-square-foot grand ballroom, as well as a spa, restaurant, lobby bar, fitness center, and a rooftop pool deck and bar. InterContinental Dallas  Located in Cityplace Tower in Uptown, InterContinental Dallas will feature sweeping panoramic views of the Dallas skyline. Guests will enjoy spacious, high-end rooms and amenities, including more than 21,000 square feet of event space.   Hotel Swexan Hotel Swexan, a new, 22-story luxury property, is rising in Uptown’s Harwood District and will make its mark on the Dallas skyline. Opening this year, it is a sculptural building with cantilevered upper floors, as well as a 75-foot rooftop infinity-edge swimming pool and a hidden underground lounge.