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10 BIG Trade Shows in North America | November 2016

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Ahhh… you can smell the Tofurkey from here! November is a BIG trade show month (not to mention a BIG election happening too). Here are 10 gems that you might wanna have on your radar before diving into to Aunt Ruth’s green jello and carrot salad. Enjoy!

Medtrade – Nov. 1 – 3, 2016, Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta

Medtrade is the largest Home Medical Equipment Expo and Conference in the US. Connecting the HME industry for over 36 years, Medtrade features a large expo floor filled with the leading home medical equipment manufacturers and their DME products. Thousands of durable medical equipment companies (providers) come to Medtrade to find everything from the basics to the latest innovations in mobility, respiratory, sleep, rehab, and aids to daily living.

SEMA/AAPEX – Nov. 1 – 4, 2016, Las Vegas Convention Center & Sands Expo Center, Las Vegas

AAPEX and the SEMA Show are both part of Automotive Aftermarket Industry Week (AAIW) that happens each November in Las Vegas.

The SEMA Show is the premier automotive specialty products trade event in the world. Attracting more than 170,000 industry professionals from more than 100 countries, it draws the industry’s brightest minds and hottest products to one place, the Las Vegas Convention Center.

AAPEX has been the premier global event representing the global aftermarket auto parts industry. Located at the Sands Expo, AAPEX features over 2,200 automotive aftermarket manufacturers and suppliers showcasing innovative products, services and technologies to 44,000+ targeted buyers.

NBAA – BACE Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition, Nov. 1 – 3, 2016, OCCC & Orlando Executive Airport, Orlando, FL

Featuring 1,100+ exhibitors and 2 Static Displays (OCCC & ORL), 27,000 industry professionals gather for the most important three days of business aviation. Ranked as the sixth largest trade show in the United States, the Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition brings together current and prospective aircraft owners, manufacturers and customers into one meeting place to get critical work accomplished.

EDspaces, Nov. 2 – 4, 2016, Cincinnati, OH

The Conference & Expo on Learning Environments is the gathering place for architects, dealers, Pre-K through 12, colleges and universities, independent manufacturers’ representatives, exhibitors and corporations to learn about trends and experience the latest products and services to enhance student learning.

PACK EXPO International, co-located with Pharma EXPO, Nov. 6 – 9, 2016, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL

PACK EXPO International and Pharma Expo is where companies come to introduce the industry’s latest processing and packaging advances. Having more than twenty vertical markets represented allows for an unsurpassed showcase of production solutions, unavailable in any other setting.

The four-day event will feature over 2,300 exhibiting companies and span more than 1.2 million net square feet of exhibit space at McCormick Place. PMMI expects to welcome 50,000 attendees.

HX, The Hotel Experience – Nov. 13 – 15, 2016, Javits Convention Center, New York City

HX: The Hotel Experience – Rooms to Restaurants 2016 gives 12,000+ hospitality pros in one exhilarating show. From Hospitality, Food + Beverage, and technology, if you’re serious about hospitality, you’re seriously here. HX is hospitality’s hottest venue for sharing inspiration, information, and innovation.

Supercomputing, SC16 – Nov. 14 – 17, 2016, Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City

SC16 is the international conference for High Performance Computing, networking, storage, and analysis. SC attracts an exclusive group of scientists, researchers, department managers, lab directors and decision makers from all corners of the HPC and networking industry. No other event provides such extensive, targeted opportunities for exposure and in-depth interaction with key customer audiences. Supported by a powerful live network infrastructure called SCinet, SC uniquely provides exhibitors the ability to showcase the full capabilities of their products and services.

FABTECH – Nov. 16 – 18, 2016, Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas

FABTECH is North America’s Largest Metal Forming, Fabricating, Welding and Finishing Event. It provides a convenient venue where attendees can meet with world-class suppliers, see the latest industry products and developments, and find the tools to improve productivity, increase profits, and discover new solutions to all of their metal forming, fabricating, welding, and finishing needs. The annual event will offer more than 1,300 exhibitors and 28,000 attendees full access to over 550,000 net square feet of floor space.

Pacific Marine Expo – Nov. 17 – 19, 2016, Centurylink Field Event Center, Seattle

Pacific Marine Expo is the largest commercial marine trade show on the West Coast, serving commercial mariners from Alaska to California. It provides industry education on safety, management, regulatory matters and technological advancements. Buyers from Alaska to California visit PME looking for everything they need from bow to stern. Making this the best opportunity for exhibitors to reach the maritime industry and grow their business.

RVIA National RV Trade Show – Nov. 28 – Dec. 1, 2016, Kentucky Exposition Center, Louisville

This is the Recreation Vehicle Industry’s premier trade event. It is also the RV industry’s largest event, with exhibits from 30+ manufacturers representing 95% of U.S. RV production, plus 200+ industry suppliers. Everything you need to know is all in one place. Attendees get an up-close, hands-on view of the latest RV models, newest floor plans and most innovative products and features on the market.


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