The AHR Expo, otherwise known as the International Air Conditioning, Heating, Refrigeration Exposition, is the world’s largest HVACR Marketplace. This colossal event is co-sponsored by AHRI and ASHRAE, and will take place at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida from January 25th through the 27th.
The American International Toy Fair is one of the oldest, ongoing trade shows/expositions in the United States. It is also billed as the largest toy trade show in the Western Hemisphere. The American International Toy Fair began in 1903 and it is held in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York, New York. The toy fair occurs in mid-February and spreads from the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center into a number of individual showrooms throughout the city.
ASD Market Week attracts the world’s widest variety of merchandise together in one efficient consumer goods trade show. ASD Market Week takes places place twice annually at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The first show is from August 2nd through August 5th 2015, and the second from February 28th through March 2nd2016. This event provides quality product selections at every price point from every corner of retail.
The Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA) is a non-profit trade association for the aftermarket automotive industry. Each year, the AAIA holds the Automotive Aftermarket Products EXPO (AAPEX) in November at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
AAPEX is the industry’s largest annual trade show and runs concurrently with the SEMA Show which is also held in Las Vegas, Nevada at the Las Vegas Convention Center during what is known as Automotive Aftermarket Industry Week.
C2E2, otherwise known as the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo, is one of the United States’ most anticipated events each year. The show itself takes place at Chicago’s McCormick Place and brings the best of popular culture to Downtown Chicago.
Clean takes place in Mid-April in Atlanta, Georgia. Clean is the ideal event to learn about the latest products, trends and strategies that will help you improve your business’s bottom line. The Clean Show is the main event for the laundering, drycleaning and textile services industry.
Did you miss the 2014 CONEXPO-CON/AGG? Well, don’t worry: you have until 2017 to get ready for the next one! CONEXPO-CON/AGG is held every 3 years in the Las Vegas Convention Center and is one of the largest trade shows and expos for the construction industry. In 1996, the CONEXPO and CON/AGG merged to form one larger conference. It is also held in conjunction with the International Exposition for Power Transmission.
Are you a prospective buyer of Tile and Stone or currently in the industry? Well then Coverings is the show for you. The Coverings Conference and Expo is the perfect way to earn free continuing education credits, network with a massive audience of industry professionals, or to find what is trending now in within the tile and stone industry.
The Global Retail Real Estate Convention is the leading convention for the retail real estate industry (shopping centers). Real estate professionals attend the conference for extensive networking, education and deal making opportunities. Over 1,000 exhibitors and over 30,000 attendees make the RECon the largest retail real estate convention in the world.
DisbtribuTECH 2016 takes place at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida from February 9ththrough the 11th. “DistribuTECH is the largest annual event in North America that covers the utility industry form end-to-end.” This industry staple draws upward of 12,000 industry professionals and 480+ exhibitors.
Dreamforce may very well be the most anticipated and highly attended conference in the Bay Area each year. This Salesforce run event will take place from September 15th through the 18th at the Muscone Center in San Francisco, CA. Dreamforce 2014 drew over 150,000 attendees from all over the world.
FABTECH is North America’s largest Metal Forming, Fabricating, Welding and Finishing event. This annual event will be taking place at Chicago’s McCormick Place from November 9th through November 12th 2015. This event debuted in Cleveland, Ohio in 1981 and has grown by leaps and bounds since then.
Every year, the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) hosts the HIMSS Annual Conference. Being the largest health IT event in the industry, the HIMSS Annual Conference provides exhibitors a chance to show attendees the most innovative health IT solutions to date.
Each year the IAAPA Attractions Expo takes place in sunny Orlando, Florida. The IAAPA Attractions Expo is the largest international trade show for the amusements and attractions industry. It features 1,000+ exhibitors and more than 28,000 attendees from across the globe. This year’s event will take place from November 16th through the 20th at the Orange County Convention Center.
InfoComm is the largest (and best) event for professionals in the audio visual industry in the world. Over 980 exhibitors attend InfoComm to educate, present new products and technologies, and network to over 37,000 attendees. InfoComm also features InfoComm University which helps train and educate professionals in the AV industry in a “hands-on” setting where they will learn real world skills onsite.
Anyone in the consumer electronics and technology industry knows about International Consumer Electronics Show or, as it is commonly known, CES. Held by the Consumer Electronics Association, CES is an annual trade show that has been held in the Las Vegas Convention Center for over a decade.
Every year, the International Housewares Association (IHA) hosts the International Home and Housewares Show, one of the United States’ largest annual trade shows. The show itself takes place at Chicago’s McCormick Place and is the main exhibition and show for the housewares industry.
The International Home and Housewares Show provides exhibitors a chance to show attendees new products, services and technology for the inside and outside of the home.
If you have ever stood on a floor and been thankful that you haven’t fallen through it, then The International Surface Event is a trade show that you’ll really enjoy. Serving as the premiere trade show and event for flooring, stone and tile industry. In 2014, SURFACES, StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas and the new TileExpo joined forces to produce the largest trade show in the flooring industry.
INTERPHEX, also known as the International Pharmaceutical Expo, is the single source for complete bio-pharmaceutical manufacturing solutions to safely and cost effectively process all dosage forms for life-enhancing drugs. INTERPHEX will take place in late April the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York, New York.
Interop Las Vegas is the leading independent technology conference and expo series designed to inspire and inform the world’s IT community. Interop is the largest IT conference & Expo in Las Vegas, and will take place at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Late February.
INTX, also known as The Internet & Television Expo, is a major focal point of all things media and communications presented by The National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA). The show itself takes place at Chicago’s McCormick Place during the first week of May.
The International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) is the world’s largest annual poultry, meat and feed industry event of its kind. This year’s conference will take place at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA from January 26th through the 28th. This conference/exhibition is the culmination of what was previously the International Poultry Expo, the International Feed Expo, and the International Meat Expo.
The Medtrade Spring is the second largest tradeshow in the United States focused on the Home Medical Equipment Market. The expo takes place the last week of March in Las Vegas, Nevada at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. This conference/expo is designed to give today’s providers the highest quality educational, networking and advocacy opportunities in addition to providing the largest selection of HME products under one roof.
ISC West brings the entire security industry together to display state-of-the-art new products, technologies, and trends. ISC West, also known as the International Security Conference & Exposition, is America’s largest and most attended security event.
JCK Las Vegas is the leading jewelry event in North America open to all jewelry professionals. In 2016, JCK Las Vegaswill take place at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center from June 3rd – 6th. According to the official JCK Las Vegas website, “Each year, the industry gathers where the latest awe-inspiring domestic and international designers and most sought after trends are showcased in a secure environment.
Lightfair International is the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference. LFI blends continuing education courses with innovative products ranging from high-end design to cutting-edge technology. Lightfair International will take place at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York, New York
MAGIC Vegas, also known as Magic Market Week, will take place from February 16th – 18th in 2016. If you have a career, interest, or are any way affiliated with the fashion industry, this is event is a must attend. “MAGIC Vegas is the world’s largest fashion marketplace, comprised of eleven unique communities showcasing the latest in apparel, footwear, accessories, and manufacturing.”
MD&M West is America’s Largest Medtech Event. This annual event in a melting-pot of industry specialists, catalysts, and innovators. In 2016 MD&M will be held at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California from February 9th – 11th.
The ISA International Sign Expo is the perfect location to connect, learn, and build relationships with colleagues in the graphics industry. This Expo takes place in Las Vegas, Nevada at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center and provides educational opportunities, product displays, presentations, and seminars
Natural Products Expo West is the leading trade show in the natural, organic, and healthy products industry and was rated as one of the top 200 trade shows in the US by Tradeshow Week. Each year it takes place in Anaheim, California, with this year’s conference running from March 9th – 13th.
Content is more readily available today than ever before. It is all around us in our everyday lives, and it shapes the way think and act. If you are one of the professionals who creates and delivers this content, or a consumer like the rest of us, the NAB Show® is for you.
Each year, the NACS Show attracts tens of thousands of convenience and fuel retailing professionals for four days of learning, buying and selling, networking and fun. NACS will take place at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada from October 11th through the 14th. This year’s NACS Show is expected to attract upwards of 23,500 industry stakeholders from around the globe.
The NAMM Show is one of the ultimate musical indulgences this world has to offer. Each year the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) puts on two NAMM trade shows – a Summer event in Nashville and a winter event in Anaheim. The winter NAMM Show will take place at the Anaheim Convention Center from January 21stthrough the 24th in sunny Anaheim, CA.
The National Business Aviation Association Convention and Exhibition is an annual convention and exhibition for the aviation business. It has been held all over the country and was featured in The Las Vegas Convention Center in 2013 and in the Orange County Convention Center in 2014.
The National Hardware Show is the one place to find everything new in Hardware & Tools, Lawn, Garden & Outdoor Living, Paint & Accessories, Homewares, Plumbing & Electrical, Tailgate & Outdoor Recreations and Storage & Organization. It is held during the first week of May at the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The NRA Annual Meeting & Exhibit takes place in Mid-April is bumping Nashville, Tennessee. With over 550 exhibitors covering 350,000 square feet of exhibit hall space, educational seminars, celebrities, and fun filled special events, bring the whole family- there will be something for everyone! Spend the day exploring the products from every major firearm company in the country, book the hunt of a lifetime in our exclusive outfitter section, and view priceless collections of firearms in our gun collector area.
The Nightclub & Bar Convention & Trade Show is held annually in Las Vegas, Nevada and attracts over 39,000 professionals within the bar, nightclub, resort, casino, and hospitality industry. It is located at the Las Vegas Convention Center, and hosts 200,000+ establishments during it’s 3-day span.
If you are in retail and haven’t attended the NRF’s Retail BIG Show at least once, you’re really missing something special. The National Retail Federation hosts the BIG Show (also known as the NRF Annual Convention and EXPO) annually and it serves as the premiere event in the retail industry.
NY NOW is a premiere “marketplace” event hosted at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York City twice annually. For 2015-2016 NY NOW will take place from August 15th through the 19th and from January 30th through February 3rd. “While overflowing with leading design in gift, NY NOW has evolved into mare than a Gift Fair. It is a comprehensive market for gift, home, lifestyle and handmade products organized into a cohesive mix of top brands and emerging companies whose products will meet all of your criteria for what’s new and on-trend.”.
In early May, the Offshore Technology conference, or OTC, takes place in Houston, Texas. OTC is a massive conference/expo that gives you access to leading-edge technical information, the industry’s largest equipment exhibition, and valuable new professional contacts from around the world. The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) is where energy professionals meet annually to exchange ideas and opinions to advance scientific and technical knowledge for offshore resources and environmental matters.
The Outdoor Retailer produces two major events each year: The Outdoor Retailer Winter Market and the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market. Both Events take place in Salt Lake City, Utah in January and August respectively.
Metro Exhibits has been a proud supplier of a wide range of services for exhibitors and companies who participate in the both the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market and Outdoor Retailer Summer Market.
The Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute (PMMI) is a 500 member strong trade company that hosts multiple trade shows a year in a variety of countries. These trade shows are known as PACK EXPOs and the PACK EXPO and PACK EXPO International are held in the United States (Chicago and Las Vegas respectively). The PACK EXPOs also run concurrently with Pharma Expo. All of these expos and events cover businesses, manufacturers, and retailers in the packaging and processing industry.
Even if you don’t play golf, the PGA Merchandise Show, held in Orlando, FL, is a sight to be seen. The PGA Merchandise Show lasts for four days in January and attracts anyone and everyone from the golfing industry. Participants in the PGA Merchandise Show have included Titleist, PING, Callaway Golf, Taylor Made, Cobra Puma Golf, Nike and Bridgestone.
POWER-GEN International will take place at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada from December 8th through the 10th. POWER-GEN International is the world’s largest power generation event that focuses on all facets of the industry.
The Specialty Equipment Market Association is made up of over 6,000 companies in the aftermarket automobile industry including aftermarket manufacturers, original equipment manufacturers, media, car dealers, specialty equipment distributors, installers, retailers and restoration specialists. The SEMA Show is the largest and best attended automotive specialty products trade event in the world. It is only open to automotive industry professionals and the media. It is held each November in the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade Show or, as it is more commonly known, SHOT Show, is the largest event for shooting, hunting and outdoor enthusiasts in the world. The only other show that comes close is the IWA & OutdoorClassics show. SHOT Show is held by the National Shooting Sports Foundation annually in January and it is not open to the public.
As the industry’s only annual event, the World of Concrete has a tremendous impact on the commercial concrete and mason industries’ landscape. This event has been running for 40 years and will take place this year between February 2nd and 5th at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The World Vapor Expo takes place at the Miami Beach Convention Center in late May and draws hundreds of companies, retailers, distributors, wholesalers, and many more from around the globe. This is a public event to provide B2B and B2C consumers alike the opportunity to sample and purchase electronic cigarettes, vaporizers, and premium E-Liquids.