2013 Top 250 US Trade Shows

For a complete 2013 TSNN Top 250 Trade Shows list that includes contact information please contact Bradford Christison at bchristison@tsnn.com.

TSNN Rank by NSF Event Event Date(s) Venue
1
International CES

The International CES is the world's gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. Held in Las Vegas every year, it has served as the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for more than 40 years?the global stage where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace. CES showcases more than 3,200 exhibitors, including manufacturers, developers and suppliers of consumer technology hardware, content, technology delivery systems and more; a conference program with more than 300 sessions; and more than 152,000 attendees from more than 150 countries. And because it is owned and produced by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)?, the technology trade association representing the $208 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry, it attracts the world?s business leaders and pioneering thinkers to a forum where the industry?s most relevant issues are addressed.

Organizer: Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)
# Exhibitors:3,290
# Attendees:101,605
01/08/2013 to 01/11/2013
Las Vegas Convention Center/Las Vegas Hilton/Venetian Resort Hotel Casino Las Vegas
NSF: 1,924,650
2
ICUEE - The International Construction & Utility Equipment Exposition

ICUEE, also known as The Demo Expo, is the largest event in North America for utilities and utility contractors seeking new equipment, technologies, and best practices for construction and rehabilitation projects. With 25 acres of exhibits to explore, attendees can comparison shop more than 800 suppliers through equipment test drives and interactive product demonstrations.  The attendee of ICUEE is utility contractors in the following sectors: electric, telecommunications, wastewater, water, natural gas, cable, and rail. The 2013 event co-located with H2O-XPO and iP Utility Safety Conference & Expo. The show also added 11 co-location education programs and events representing more than double from 2011.  2013 featured a new indoor ?demo stage? on the show floor.

Organizer: Association of Equipment Manufacturers
# Exhibitors:960
# Attendees:11,081
10/01/2013 to 10/03/2013
Kentucky Exposition Center Louisville
NSF: 1,173,957
3
The January Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market

Staged at AmericasMart Atlanta--the wholesale marketplace designed to create a business environment unlike any other--The January Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market? features an extraordinary mix of specialty product presented in its permanent showrooms and temporary exhibit halls  drawing retailers from every U.S. state and more than 85 countries worldwide. With almost 4,000 permanent and temporary exhibiting lines in distinct, comprehensive product collections, AmericasMart?s large and ever-growing product mix covers the broad gift, home furnishings and area rug landscape, and extends to include fashion apparel and accessories product. This mix is enhanced by an expansive collection of temporary product during each of the annual markets. These ?market-within-a-market? exhibits contain gift, home furnishings and apparel/accessories merchandise organized and housed in exhibit halls located throughout the AmericasMart Atlanta complex.

Organizer: AMC, Inc.
# Exhibitors:2,619
# Attendees:91,700
01/09/2013 to 01/16/2013
AmericasMart Atlanta Atlanta
NSF: 1,149,148
4
The July Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market

Staged at AmericasMart Atlanta--the wholesale marketplace designed to create a business environment unlike any other--The January Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market? features an extraordinary mix of specialty product presented in its permanent showrooms and temporary exhibit halls  drawing retailers from every U.S. state and more than 85 countries worldwide. With almost 4,000 permanent and temporary exhibiting lines in distinct, comprehensive product collections, AmericasMart?s large and ever-growing product mix covers the broad gift, home furnishings and area rug landscape, and extends to include fashion apparel and accessories product. This mix is enhanced by an expansive collection of temporary product during each of the annual markets. These ?market-within-a-market? exhibits contain gift, home furnishings and apparel/accessories merchandise organized and housed in exhibit halls located throughout the AmericasMart Atlanta complex.

Organizer: AMC, Inc.
# Exhibitors:2,386
# Attendees:90,878
07/10/2013 to 07/17/2013
AmericasMart Atlanta Atlanta
NSF: 1,135,375
5
MAGIC Market Week (MAGICMen's/WWDMAGIC/FN Platform/Sourcing at MAGIC/WSA@MAGIC/Project/Pool) - 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: Advanstar Communications Inc.
# Exhibitors:4,498
# Attendees:70,000
02/19/2013 to 02/21/2013
Las Vegas Convention Center/Mandalay Bay Convention Center Las Vegas
NSF: 1,062,151
6
SEMA 2013 Show (Specialty Equipment Market Association) The SEMA Show is the premier automotive specialty products trade event in the world (PLEASE NOTE: THE SEMA SHOW IS NOT OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC). 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 100,000 industry leaders from over 125 countries for unlimited profit opportunities in the automotive, truck and SUV, powersports and RV markets.
Organizer: Specialty Equipment Market Association
# Exhibitors:2,380
# Attendees:140,000
11/05/2013 to 11/08/2013
Las Vegas Convention Center Las Vegas
NSF: 1,060,000
8
MAGIC Market Week (MAGICMen's/WWDMAGIC/FN Platform/Sourcing at MAGIC/WSA@MAGIC/Project/Pool) - Feb. 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: Advanstar Communications Inc.
# Exhibitors:4,312
# Attendees:66,103
08/19/2013 to 08/21/2013
Las Vegas Convention Center/Mandalay Bay Convention Center Las Vegas
NSF: 952,741
10
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:985
01/15/2013 to 01/20/2013
Florida State Fairgrounds Tampa
NSF: 867,934
11
America's Largest RV Show

America's Largest RV Show hosts over 1200 new RVs and the latest RV and camping accessories and services. It is the first place you can see the new model RVs. The first two days are dedicated to industry personnel and the last 5 days are open to consumers making it a true hybrid show. Education events are held for both the industry and public. 

Organizer: Pennsylvania RV & Camping Association
# Exhibitors:238
# Attendees:2,267
09/09/2013 to 09/13/2013
Giant Center Hershey
NSF: 862,626
12
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:1,072
# Attendees:78,337
03/21/2013 to 03/23/2013
Kentucky Exposition Center Louisville
NSF: 815,778