According to the Center for Exhibition Industry Research, an estimated 13,000 trade shows take place in the United States each year, representing 40% of all trade shows globally. With so many trade shows covering a large range of industries and topics, there are a seemingly endless list of shows to choose from.
While this can feel overwhelming, we have compiled a list of the events and industries that could be important to your business. For the purposes of this post, we focus on 100 popular trade shows in 10 popular industries that exhibitors should know about. If you are interested in taking part in a trade show you might be interested in looking into something like Trade Show Booth Rental, helping to showcase your business at different shows. If you are looking for a cool marketing option in the form of brand awareness freebies, you should consider buying custom badges with your businesses branding on them as every time a potential customer sees one, this will think of the brand it represents, yours!
Need help planning for one of these events? Download Nimlok’s Ultimate Trade Show Planning Checklist, which outlines common “to-do” items in the months leading up to and after an event.