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
ASCO Annual Meeting The ASCO Annual Meeting attracts over 5,000 abstract submissions representing the latest in clinical and translational science in cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment. This cutting-edge research helps set the standard for cancer care in the United States and around the world.
Organizer: American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)/SPARGO, Inc.
# Exhibitors: 402
# Attendees: 34,000
05/31/2019 to 06/04/2019
McCormick Place
NSF: 399,172
The NAFEM Show The NAFEM Show takes place every two years with an exclusive focus on equipment and supplies. Everything to cook, prep, store and serve is in one place. The show includes 600+ equipment and supplies manufacturers, innovative trend galleries and valuable networking opportunities.
Organizer: SmithBucklin/North American Assn. of Food Equipment Manufacturers (NAFEM)
# Exhibitors: 643
# Attendees: 11,423
02/07/2019 to 02/09/2019
Orange County Convention Center
NSF: 376,660
North American Commercial Vehicle Show The premiere trade show focused on the needs of large commercial vehicle fleets in North America. NACV includes the opportunity for major commercial vehicle manufacturers and suppliers to the industry to meet the top fleets of vehicles in North America.
Organizer: NACV Partnership, Hannover Fairs USA, NEWCOM MEDIA USA
# Exhibitors: 473
# Attendees: 8,466
10/28/2019 to 10/31/2019
Georgia World Congress Center
NSF: 375,000
Performance Racing Industry Trade Show 1,200 companies will display the latest advances in racing products and race engineering. Engine parts, suspension components, data acquisition, safety gear, new metal alloys and coatings, machining equipment, race electronics—it’s all part of the world’s largest racing trade show.
Organizer: Performance Racing Industry
# Exhibitors: 1,185
# Attendees: 53,132
12/12/2019 to 12/14/2019
Indiana Convention Center
NSF: 373,500
PGA Merchandise Show The PGA Merchandise Show—the MAJOR of Golf Business—is the golf industry's leading trade-only event, where PGA Professionals & Golf Industry Professionals gather to discover the latest trends in golf equipment & technology, apparel & accessories. At the PGA Merchandise Show you can attend the world's largest Outdoor Demo Day, discover revolutionized education sessions taught by world class golf instructors, network with industry experts and much more.
Organizer: Reed Exhibitions U.S.A. (Norwalk, CT)
# Exhibitors: 830
# Attendees: 25,761
01/23/2019 to 01/25/2019
Orange County Convention Center
NSF: 373,000
AMG Anaheim Co-Located Event (MD&M, Design & Manufacturing, PLASTEC, WestPack, ATX) The nation’s largest annual event of its kind, a five-in-one tradeshow that brings together suppliers and solutions across the concept-to-market product cycle. Attendees from across the globe attend each year to learn from approximately 2,000 exhibitors and get exposed to new technology. The event’s end-to-end exhibitor showcase also allows suppliers the chance to connect with more than 19,000 decision makers and executives across the design and manufacturing community.
Organizer: Informa Markets
# Exhibitors: 1,916
# Attendees: 21,318
02/05/2019 to 02/07/2019
Anaheim Convention Center
NSF: 367,730
WWETT Show (Water & Wastewater Equipment, Treatment & Transport) The WWETT Show is the industry event of the year for wastewater and environmental services professionals, where thousands gather to learn about - and shop for - products and services. Exhibiting at the WWETT Show gives our exhibitors unparalleled access to this group and puts them face-to-face with attendees as they make their buying decisions.
Organizer: Informa Markets
# Exhibitors: 610
# Attendees: 8,533
02/20/2019 to 02/23/2019
Indiana Convention Center
NSF: 362,000
Summer Fancy Food Show The Summer Fancy Food Show is the largest specialty food trade event in North America 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: 2,538
# Attendees: 0
06/23/2019 to 06/25/2019
Javits Convention Center
NSF: 361,180
Global Pet Expo Global Pet Expo, presented by the American Pet Products Association (APPA) and Pet Industry Distributors Association (PIDA), is the pet industry's largest annual trade show featuring the newest, most innovative pet products on the market today. Global Pet Expo is open to independent retailers, distributors, mass-market buyers, a​s well as other qualified​ ​media and ​professionals.
Organizer: American Pet Products Association
# Exhibitors: 1,174
# Attendees: 7,029
03/20/2019 to 02/22/2019
Orange County Convention Center
NSF: 360,400
Premiere Orlando Premiere Orlando International Beauty Event is the beauty industry’s most important show delivering the education you need to succeed. With over 60,000 attendees representing all 50 states and 44 countries, Premiere Orlando is the hub of the beauty industry allowing professionals to connect, learn and network. Premiere Orlando advances beauty professionals’ careers offering over 650 complimentary classes led by some of the industry’s most influential and legendary educators and manufacturers from across the globe showcasing premium education in hair, nails, dayspa, and business.
Organizer: Premiere Show Group
# Exhibitors: 875
# Attendees: 60,123
06/02/2019 to 06/03/2019
Orange County Convention Center
NSF: 347,500
Partner Voices
Overview: The award-winning Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) goes the extra mile to make every day extraordinary by offering customer service excellence and industry-leading partnerships. From their dedicated in-house Rigging team to their robust Exhibitor Services, The Center of Hospitality brings your imagination to life by helping you host unforgettable meetings and events. With more than 2 million square feet of exhibit space, world-class services and a dream destination, we are committed to making even the most ambitious conventions a reality. In October 2023, the Orange County Board of County Commissioners voted to approve allocating Tourist Development Tax funding for the $560 million Phase 5A completion of the OCCC. The Convention Way Grand Concourse project will include enhancements to the North-South Building, featuring an additional 60,000 square feet of meeting space, an 80,000- square-foot ballroom and new entry to the North-South Building along Convention Way. “We are thrilled to begin work on completing our North-South Building which will allow us to meet the growing needs of our clients,” said OCCC Executive Director Mark Tester. “As an economic driver for the community, this project will provide the Center with connectivity and meeting space to host more events and continue to infuse the local economy with new money and expanding business opportunities.” Amenities: The Center of Hospitality goes above and beyond by offering world-class customer service and industry-leading partnerships. From the largest convention center Wi-Fi network to custom LAN/WAN design, the Center takes pride in enhancing exhibitor and customer experience.  The OCCC is the exclusive provider of electricity (24-hour power at no additional cost), aerial rigging and lighting, water, natural gas and propane, compressed air, and cable TV services. Convenience The Center is at the epicenter of the destination, with an abundance of hotels, restaurants, and attractions within walking distance. Pedestrian bridges connect both buildings to more than 5,200 rooms and is within a 15-minute drive from the Orlando International Airport. The convenience of the location goes hand-in-hand with top notch service to help meet an event’s every need. Gold Key Members The OCCC’s Gold Key Members represent the best of the best when it comes to exceptional service and exclusive benefits for clients, exhibitors and guests. The Center’s Gold Key memberships with Universal Orlando Resort, SeaWorld Orlando and Walt Disney World greatly enhance meeting planner and attendee experiences offering world-renowned venues, immersive experiences and creative resources for their events. OCCC Events: This fiscal year, the OCCC is projected to host 168 events, 1.7 million attendees, and $2.9 billion in economic impact.  The Center’s top five events during their 2022-2023 fiscal year included:  AAU Jr. National Volleyball Championships 2023 200,000 Attendees $257 Million in Economic Impact MEGACON 2023 160,000 Attendees $205 Million in Economic Impact Open Championship Series 2023 69,500 Attendees $89 Million in Economic Impact Sunshine Classic 2023 42,000 Attendees $54 Million in Economic Impact Premiere Orlando 2023 42,000 Attendees $108 Million in Economic Impact