Top 20 upcoming trade shows in the US this season

The United States trade exhibitions are at the top of popular trade fairs, trade shows, and even conferences that you should never miss. Attending an American trade show is your finest chance to expose your products/services to a large audience and generate outstanding leads because American fairs bring together top brands and buyers from all over the world.

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Below are some of the most important trade exhibitions in the United States. Here are some of the best events for connecting buyers and sellers and providing an opportunity for professionals to network with like-minded people. Find out more.

1.  CES (Consumer Electronics Show)

Date: 5-8 Jan 2022

Location: Digital & Las Vegas

CES is the globe’s gathering place for all those in the consumer technology business. The launchpad for fresh invention and technology has altered the world for the past 50 years.

Over 3900 exhibitors from around the world attend the exhibit at CES. The average number of participants is 1,55,550, Making it one of the biggest tech trade shows not just in the U.S. but also worldwide.

2. World of Concrete (WOC 2022)

Date: January 17-20, 2022

Location: Las Vegas

World of Concrete was first introduced to the commercial construction industry in 1975 in Houston, Texas, and now attracts over 60,000 industry experts from all over the world, representing all aspects of the construction business. The exhibition will bring together 1,500 exhibitors, from global original equipment manufacturers to exclusive U.S. distributors of commercial construction, concrete, and masonry equipment, tools, goods, and services.

3. International Production & Processing Expo

Location: Atlanta

Date: 25-27 January 2022

Featuring a variety of feed and animal protein technology and services, over 1,100 exhibitors are providing information through a digital marketplace platform to the animal food, meat, and poultry markets. There are 131 countries represented in the International Production & Processing Expo Marketplace.

While the International Production & Processing Expo has provided a platform that is ideal for online engagement and educational content to alert industry professionals about the most recent changes in regulations and policy, as well as innovations that will improve their businesses in 2022, nothing can replace the networking and interaction that can be accomplished at an in-person event. Make sure you follow all of covid 19’s rules and regulations.

4. PowerGen International

Date: Jan 26 – 28 2022

Location: Dallas

This POWERGEN International exposition and summit serves as a networking and business opportunity for 15000 electricity generators, utilities, and solutions providers involved in power production. With POWERGEN, all energy stakeholders have a unique opportunity to discuss challenging issues and figure out how to navigate the industry from where it is now to where new trends and emerging technologies are leading it.

5. NAPE Summit Week

Date: February 8 – 11, 2022

Location: Houston

The NAPE marketplace facilitates the purchase, sale, and exchange of properties in the energy business. It is the only conference that combines all aspects of the industry, attracts decision-makers, showcases lead generation, and welcomes a range of business sizes from small businesses to large corporations. NAPE is the ultimate forum for energy negotiations, with the addition of renewable energy sources to our oil and gas offers.

6. The International Builders’ Show (IBS 2022)

Date: February 8-10, 2022

Location: Orlando

The International Builders’ Show is the most significant yearly light construction in the northern hemisphere. It welcomes 60,000 people each year and 1400 significant manufacturers and suppliers from over 100 countries. In a 600,000 square-foot exhibit hall, the IBS displays the latest and most in-demand products and services.

7. New York Build

Date: March 2 – 3, 2022

Location: New York

The largest construction and design show in New York is New York Build. More than 20,000 people have registered for the event; including 250 exhibitors, 230 renowned industry speakers, AIA CES authorized seminars, entertainment, and business networking. New York construction professionals attend this event to discuss impending infrastructure and construction projects, architecture, BIM, sustainability, health and safety, and residential construction, among other issues.

8.  AISTech 2022

Date: May 02 -05, 2022

Location: Pennsylvania

Steel’s Premier Technology Event, AISTech 2022, will showcase technology worldwide that will help steel manufacturers compete more successfully in today’s global market. AISTech is a must-attend event for anybody active in the steel industry today, at any level. It demonstrates the capabilities and expertise required for a sustainable steel industry. Take advantage of this opportunity to network with industry peers and learn new strategies to enhance your productivity, whether present, attend, or exhibit.

9. Sweets and Snacks Expo

Date: May 24 – 26, 2022

Location: Chicago

The trade expo is held yearly and is the largest confectionery, sweets, and snacks trade event in North America. During a trade show, exhibitors showcase their product lines, brand items, and business prospects to a target audience composed of key business leaders, merchants, and end-users.

The exhibition will occur at McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago from May 24-26, 2022, with an expected attendance of 15000 visitors and around 1045 exhibitors.

10. DigiMarCon Silicon Valley 2022

Date: June 02 – 03, 2022

Location: San Francisco

Taking place at the stunning Westin San Francisco Airport Hotel on June 2nd and 3rd, 2022, DigiMarCon Silicon Valley is the premier conference and exhibition in Silicon Valley. The two-day conference will cover the latest tactics, trends, strategies, and networking tactics in digital marketing and the future generation of technology, including the Internet, Mobile, AdTech, MarTech, and SaaS.


Date: June 13 – 14, 2022

Location: Boston

An expo dedicated to technology will return to the glorious Westin Copley Place Boston Hotel in Boston, Massachusett. TECHSPO aims to bring together the world’s top technology companies, developers, marketers, and suppliers to develop a vision of the future. In addition to the Internet, Mobile, AdTech, MarTech, and SaaS technology, exhibits will feature the latest technology and innovation advancements. Prepare to be inspired, astounded, and enlightened about how these rapidly emerging technologies will affect your company’s ability to grow. DigiMarCon New England 2022 Digital Marketing, Media, and Advertising Conference is a limited-attendance event held as part of TECHSPO Boston. A TECHSPO floor provides opportunities for testing, networking, and engagement with products instead of the conference floor, which focuses on learning, theory, and inspiration.

12. Food Expo and IFT Meeting (Virtual)

Date: July 10-July 13, 2022

Location: Virtual Exhibit

This year’s IFT event will feature an AI-powered virtual exhibit this coming year. This food and beverage expo is conducted yearly from July 10-13, 2022, and is expected to attract 17000 people and 1100 exhibitors. It focuses on marketing and sponsorship opportunities all year round. This event is great for companies who want to stay on top of the newest trends and advancements in food science.

A diverse audience of directors, managers, executives, and presidents attends this event. It promotes food specialists to turn pooled scientific knowledge into new solutions that benefit the world’s population as a whole. Exhibitors can display their best and most exclusive food equipment.

13. IGC ( Independent Garden Centers)

Date: August 9-11, 2022

Location: Chicago

Hundreds of suppliers will be on hand, as well as a networking party and two days of business-building instruction tailored exclusively for IGCs. THE GARDEN CENTER SHOW for IGCs and Garden Centers of America is pleased to announce Gardner Center Tour

Rob Bailey, show director of THE GARDEN CENTER SHOW for IGCs, adds, “This is such a vital aspect of the show’s premise.” “We are ecstatic to be collaborating with Garden Centers of America to provide IGCs with a hands-on learning experience.”

14. GBTA Convention

Date: August 14 – 17, 2022

Location: San Diego

For the past 50 years, the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) has provided an international forum for corporate travel experts to communicate new practices, policies, and solutions to industry concerns. Innovators introduce new technologies and the ever-changing business travel scene to the world at the Global Business Travel Association. The annual convention has become the world’s most important business travel event, with over 7,000 guests. This conference provides a fantastic opportunity for academics and business leaders to share research in all areas connected to the corporate/business travel industry. In addition, the GBTA Convention brings together the best ideas, newest trends, and technologies in this field. The event also provides an opportunity for prominent industry experts to meet and greet under one roof to share their expertise and the most recent findings.

15. Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo

Dates: August 28-30, 2022.

Location: Los Angeles

This annual trade show is the most exciting platform where professionals from the hotel industry assemble to meet market and customer needs. Exhibitors can demonstrate their products, ideas, and solutions to attendees in a specialized forum at the expo.

From August 28-30, 2022, it will bring together over 9000 people and about 500 exhibitors with their own bespoke booth or trade show booth rentals at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. Plan to exhibit at this trade show to raise your brand’s awareness and achieve your business objectives.

16. IWF( International Woodworking Fair)

Date: August 23 – 26, 2022

Location: Georgia

This biennial trade show in Atlanta serves buyers from the woodworking industries, including residential and contract furniture, cabinetry, upholstery, architectural woodwork, stock millwork, store fixtures, solid surface, plastic products, metalworking applications, and general and specialty woodworking. With innovative machines, raw materials, supplies, tools, hardware, specialist computer software, and services, exhibiting firms worldwide introduce sophisticated industry technology to all of the above areas.

17. Chicago Casual Market 2022

Date: September 20-22, 2022

Location: Chicago

Casual Market Chicago is a trade show taking place every year in Chicago. The four-day event is a one-stop-shop for vendors looking to sell outdoor and casual lifestyle products. All under one roof, see the newest, most inventive items from leading manufacturers worldwide and learn about the latest color, product design, fabric patterns, and more trends.

Casual Market Chicago has been the most comprehensive collection of furnishings, trends, and accessories for outdoor living for more than four decades. It’s also the only event in North America dedicated entirely to the casual and outdoor furniture sector, with the International Casual Furnishings Association as its sole supporter (ICFA). At Casual Market Chicago 2022, reconnect with long-time business partners and make new acquaintances.

18. International Association of Lighting Management’s 69th Annual Convention & Trade Show

Date: October 16-19, 2022.

Location: Phoenix

An annual trade show and convention is a three-day educational event that includes a lighting trade show, internationally recognized lighting experts, professional development programs centered on business success, and various one-on-one chances with General and Associate members. The Annual Convention is aimed at upper-level executives and business owners.

19. GlassBuild

Date: October 18-20, 2022,

Location: Las Vegas

GlassBuild America, the largest annual event for the glass, window, and door industries in the Americas, allows you to show off your equipment, goods, and services, raise brand recognition, network with potential customers, and support the industry.

Attendees from specific industries are actively looking for solutions for their firms on the show floor. There is no greater prospect than those who visit you in person to view your equipment, goods, and services for themselves. GlassBuild America’s mission is to assist you in connecting with new customers and increasing your sales.

GlassBuild America draws people from all walks of life who work in the glass, window, and door sectors. CEO, president, or other top management positions are held by 48% of registered attendees. Seventy-six percent of those in attendance recommend or make the final decision on their company’s goods purchases.

Attendees include contract glaziers, architects, specifiers, and builders, as well as companies that manufacture flat glass, residential windows, and doors, and related products.

20. Pack Expo

Date: October 23 – 26, 2022

Location: Chicago Around 2,500 exhibitors and 45,000 packaging experts will attend Pack Expo Chicago USA. Over 900 North American producers and dealers of components, equipment, and materials and services to the packaging and processing sector are represented by the Association of Packaging and Processing Technology. Aside from that, several free educational presentation sessions are provided to inform attendees about the most recent packaging industry advancements.