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
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The ARA Show (previously The Rental Show) The ARA Show, held annually, is the largest equipment and event rental convention and trade show in the world. The show features rental-specific seminars, industry networking and equipment for all three segments:construction/industrial, general tool/light construction and party/special event.
Organizer: American Rental Association
# Exhibitors: 731
# Attendees: 5,277
02/17/2019 to 02/20/2019
Anaheim Convention Center
NSF: 306,700
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Global Gaming Expo (G2E) Global Gaming Expo (G2E) is where the global gaming community comes together. Set yourself up for success at G2E—the largest gathering of global, commercial and tribal gaming professionals in North America. Take advantage of new educational content that is fast-paced and actionable and experience first-hand the new products and innovative technologies showcased on the expo floor. G2E has everything you need for your casino floor and across your entire operation—from traditional casino fare to sports betting, non-gaming amenities and digital products—G2E is where your business growth is accelerated.
Organizer: Reed Exhibitions U.S.A. (Norwalk, CT)
# Exhibitors: 377
# Attendees: 27,922
10/14/2019 to 10/17/2019
Sands Expo & Convention Center
NSF: 300,000
63
WEFTEC 2019 - Water Environment Federation Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference WEFTEC is the largest water and wastewater treatment conference in North America and offers water quality professionals from around the world the best water quality education and training available.
Organizer: Water Environment Federation - WEF
# Exhibitors: 990
# Attendees: 14,067
09/23/2019 to 09/25/2019
McCormick Place
NSF: 293,800
64
NRA Annual Meeting & Exhibits The NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits features an exhibit hall showcasing the top firearm and accessory manufacturers in the shooting sports industry, along with an extensive hunting, outfitter and firearms collectors pavilion. The weekend also includes numerous educational seminars, special events and A-list celebrity performances.
Organizer: National Rifle Association (NRA)
# Exhibitors: 853
# Attendees: 81,283
04/26/2019 to 04/28/2019
Indiana Convention Center
NSF: 285,975
65
Northeastern Forest Products Equipment Exposition The Northeastern Forest Products Equipment Exposition presents the latest in timber harvesting and timber processing equipment, supplies and services to loggers, saw millers, foresters, tree care professionals and others who work in and around the Northern Forest.
Organizer: Northeastern Loggers' Association
# Exhibitors: 208
# Attendees: 5,383
05/17/2019 to 05/18/2019
Cross Insurance Center and Bass Park Complex
NSF: 280,860
66
NRF 2019: Retail’s BIG Show NRF is the world's largest retail trade show, with membership that comprises all retail formats and channels of distribution including department, specialty, discount, catalog, Internet, independent stores, chain restaurants, drug stores and grocery stores as well as the industry's key trading partners of retail goods and service.
Organizer: National Retail Federation (NRF)
# Exhibitors: 821
# Attendees: 19,300
01/13/2019 to 01/15/2019
Javits Convention Center
NSF: 272,000
67
SuperZoo SuperZoo is the most-attended pet industry trade show in North America, established by World Pet Association in 1950 as an annual gathering place for the entire industry to connect, learn and do business. Ever since, the show has continued to grow—and it now boasts more buyers and education hours than any other industry event on the continent. With its rich education offerings, easy-to-shop show floor and energizing, fun-filled atmosphere, SuperZoo has earned its reputation as North America’s premier pet retail event—and the industry’s most productive and vibrant trade show of the year.
Organizer: World Pet Association
# Exhibitors: 1,078
# Attendees: 10,041
08/20/2019 to 08/22/2019
Mandalay Bay Convention Center
NSF: 269,925
68
SupplySide West Resources for health and nutrition professionals from the dietary supplement, food, beverage, 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. Join us this year to learn about new trends from over 1,300 exhibitors and 140 hours of educational and conference programming.
Organizer: Informa Markets
# Exhibitors: 1,446
# Attendees: 9,364
10/15/2019 to 10/19/2019
Mandalay Bay Convention Center
NSF: 269,640
69
COTERIE - September Coterie is a premier global marketplace that bridges apparel and accessories designers to the international Who’s Who of retailers. Coterie builds exclusive, shopping experiences from the ground up so that designers and buyers can create a synergy that fuels their businesses. Coterie is a platform for generating revenue and inspiring trends.
Organizer: Informa Markets
# Exhibitors: 1,764
# Attendees: 8,555
09/17/2019 to 09/19/2019
Javits Convention Center
NSF: 267,000
70
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting Exhibitors offer a wide variety of products and services relevant to the orthopaedic market, including: arthroscopic systems, biomaterials, diagnostic equipment, implants, orthobiologics, pain management and pharmaceuticals, prosthesis, publishers, rehab equipment, surgical equipment and instruments.
Organizer: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
# Exhibitors: 758
# Attendees: 15,011
03/13/2019 to 03/15/2019
Sands Expo & Convention Center
NSF: 257,715
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.