Best Trade Shows of 2015

There are literally thousands of trade shows each year in the United States alone. It can be difficult to decide which show will be best for your company to exhibit at. There are a few important points to think through before deciding where to exhibit, such as does the show have a good attendance history and are your products and services a fit for this particular show? Does your target audience attend or exhibit at the show? Are you trying to break into a new industry?

Here are five of the best trade shows that host large numbers of exhibitors and attendees.

MAGIC Market Week is the world’s largest annual fashion marketplace showcasing the latest in apparel, footwear, accessories and manufacturing.
Exhibitors: 4,498
Attendees: 70,000
Where: Mandalay Bay Convention Center and the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas,  Nevada.
When: February 17-19, 2015.

The National Association of Broadcasters Show (NAB)  is the annual international show for content delivery and management across multiple platforms in digital media and entertainment.
Exhibitors: 1,726
Attendees: 61, 584
Where: Las Vegas Convention Center and Westgate Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada
When: April 11-16, 2015

The International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE) is the largest annual trade show in North America for utilities professionals and construction contractors involved in the electric, telecom, water/water waste and gas industries.  
Exhibitors: 850+
Attendees: 17,000
Where: Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Kentucky,
When: September 29-October 1, 2015.

Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) is the premier automotive specialty products trade show in the world. This show attracts the industry’s brightest minds and hottest products to Las Vegas annually.
Exhibitors: 2,380
Attendees: 140,000
Where: Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada
When: November 3-6, 2015.

Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (NBAA) is the world’s largest and most important business aviation event. Meet key aviation contacts from around the world, including current and prospective business aircraft owners, manufacturers and customers.
Exhibitors: 1,100
Attendees: 25,425
Where: Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada.
When: November 17-19, 2015

Choosing the right trade show for your company is crucial and we barley scratched the surface with all the trade shows happening in 2015. Check out our trade show calendar, to find our more information on any show you may be interested in exhibiting in? Still have questions, contact the experienced staff here at Apple Rock to see how we can help.