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

CES is the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technology. Featuring the largest, global hands-on showcase of emerging innovation, CES represents all aspects of the technology spectrum. CES reflects and drives the magic, wonder, energy and promise of consumer technology while bringing together leaders from a broad array of industries to survey and transact. CES 2016 was the largest to-date, with more than 2.4 million NSF; 239,710 NSF larger than the 2015 show. More than 170,000 industry professionals, including more than 50,000 from outside the U.S., convened to engage in the hands-on experience of interacting with the next generation of technology.

Organizer: Consumer Technology Association
# Exhibitors:3,886
# Attendees:112,298
01/06/2016 to 01/09/2016
Las Vegas Convention Center/Sands Expo & Convention Center/Various Hotels Las Vegas
NSF: 2,475,746
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:2,407
# Attendees:115,612
09/12/2016 to 09/17/2016
McCormick Place Chicago
NSF: 1,370,256
Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market - July The launch of two new juried categories—ANTIQUES and DÉCOR—Light and Lifestyles—together with product premieres and new merchandise resources in new/newly expanded showrooms powered summer 2016 wholesale buying and selling at The Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market® and ICON HONORS 2016 celebrated achievements in the industry.
Organizer: AmericasMart Atlanta
# Exhibitors:2,608
# Attendees:88,487
07/12/2016 to 07/19/2016
AmericasMart Atlanta Atlanta
NSF: 1,364,217
2016 NBAA-BACE Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition NBAA’s Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) brings together more than 27,000 key aviation contacts from around the world, including current and prospective business aircraft owners, manufacturers and customers into one meeting place to get critical work accomplished.
Organizer: National Business Aviation Association (NBAA)
# Exhibitors:1,143
# Attendees:26,167
11/01/2016 to 11/03/2016
Orange County Convention Center Orlando
NSF: 1,291,800
Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market - January Non-stop order-writing, record year-over-year traffic growth and hundreds of new/newly expanded showrooms set the mark for the Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market® and The Atlanta International Area Rug Market®. Leading retailers, designers, specifiers and tastemakers from the U.S. and around the world made it their market of choice.
Organizer: AmericasMart Atlanta
# Exhibitors:2,751
# Attendees:93,882
01/12/2016 to 01/19/2016
AmericasMart Atlanta Atlanta
NSF: 1,258,042
PACK EXPO International/Pharma EXPO 2016 PACK EXPO International focuses on the latest developments in packaging machinery, processing machinery, converting machinery, materials, packages and containers, and components. The most prominent companies in the industry exhibit and make product introductions at the show. PACK EXPO International is a biennial event (every other year).
Organizer: PMMI - The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies
# Exhibitors:2,512
# Attendees:45,598
11/06/2016 to 11/09/2016
McCormick Place Chicago
NSF: 1,249,735
SEMA 2016 Show (Specialty Equipment Market Association) The SEMA Show is the premier automotive specialty products trade event in the world. It draws the industry's brightest minds and hottest products to one place, the Las Vegas Convention Center. As part of the Automotive Aftermarket Industry Week, the SEMA Show attracts more than 160,000 industry leaders from over 130 countries for unlimited profit opportunities in the automotive, truck and SUV, powersports and RV markets.
Organizer: Specialty Equipment Market Association
# Exhibitors:2,400
# Attendees:157,962
11/01/2016 to 11/04/2016
Las Vegas Convention Center Las Vegas
NSF: 1,180,000
MAGIC Market Week (WWDMAGIC/FN Platform/Sourcing at MAGIC/WSA@MAGIC/Project/Pool, STITCH, The Collective, Project Women’s) - Aug. MAGIC is where the international community of apparel, accessories and footwear professionals trades information, previews trends, builds business and shops fashion unlike anywhere else in the industry. Each February and August, tens of thousands of attendees from over 80 countries meet more than 5,000 emerging-to-established brands to spark the strategic connections that become the relationships of tomorrow.
Organizer: UBM LLC
# Exhibitors:5,896
# Attendees:76,540
08/15/2016 to 08/17/2016
Las Vegas Convention Center/Mandalay Bay Convention Center Las Vegas
NSF: 1,149,500
Florida RV SuperShow The Florida RV SuperShow promotes the RV lifestyle and camping in the State of Florida.
Organizer: Florida RV Trade Association
# Exhibitors:369
# Attendees:1,200
01/12/2016 to 01/17/2016
Florida State Fairgrounds Tampa
NSF: 1,065,271
NAB Show NAB Show is the world's largest electronic media show covering filmed entertainment and the development, management, and delivery of content across all mediums. With more than 97,000 attendees from 159 countries and 1700+ exhibiting companies, NAB Show is the ultimate marketplace for digital media and entertainment. From creation to consumption, across mulitple platforms and countless nationalities, NAB Show is home to the solutions that transcend traditional broadcasting and embrace content delivery to new devices in new ways.
Organizer: National Association of Broadcasters
# Exhibitors:1,874
# Attendees:69,523
04/16/2016 to 04/21/2016
Las Vegas Convention Center Las Vegas
NSF: 1,063,380

Partner Voices

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