Top 40 Must-Attend Trade Shows in the USA in 2023

Trade shows are a great way to showcase new ideas, check out the latest industry trends, and form new partnerships. If you're a business owner, a trade show also presents an opportunity to introduce your brand and connect with potential customers.

Curious about joining a trade show? Don't miss out on this exciting lineup of top trade shows in the USA, and catch a sneak peek of what they're about in this article.


January 2023

1. Consumer Electronics Show – CES (Digital)

When: January 5-8, 2023
Where: Las Vegas Convention Center, NV & Digital
What: CES is the world’s largest tech event. It features the latest releases in gaming, smart home, NFTs, automotive tech, food tech, digital health, and more from various companies like Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Samsung, SONY, Panasonic, and other well-known exhibitors. Some of the products in the event include self-driving cars, VR and AR technologies, and AI.

2. World of Concrete

When: January 17-19, 2023
Where: Las Vegas Convention Center
What: World of Concrete is an annual trade show for professionals in the masonry and construction industries. It features exhibits from various distributors of equipment, access to new training and techniques, as well as the latest technology in construction tools and machinery.

3. National Hardware Show – NHS

When: January 31 – February 02, 2023
Where: Las Vegas Convention Center
What: The National Hardware show is an event that caters to the hardware and home improvement industries. It has an estimate of 2,800 exhibitors from all over the world, and about 20,000 attendees. The NHS offers seminars and training sessions, new products and innovations, as well as networking opportunities with various businesses.

February 2023

4. AHR Expo: "HVACR Show"

When: February 6-8, 2023
Where: Atlanta, Georgia
What: Co-sponsored by AHRI, the AHR Expo is an event made for HVAC professionals. The trade show offers free training and education on the latest HVAC trends and best practices, and new tools and products in the industry. You can also check out various booths and build connections with engineers, distributors, contractors, and more. Aside from exhibits, the trade show has an awarding ceremony for the most innovative HVAC products of the year.

5. Medical Design & Manufacturing – MD&M

When: February 7-9, 2023
Where: Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA
What: MD&M West is a leading medical device trade show with over 8,000 exhibitors providing live demonstrations of the latest MedTech product innovations and solutions. The event also features conferences, panel discussions, and meet and greets with other attendees and exhibitors.

6. NAHB International Builders' Show - IBS

When: February 8-11, 2023
Where: Orlando, Florida
What: The NAHB International Builders’ Show is a premier event that caters to the residential construction sector. It features panel discussions, product launches, workshops, updates on the latest technologies, and networking opportunities for professionals in the building industry. IBS has over 2,000 exhibitors from more than 50 countries.

7. MAGIC Las Vegas Trade Show

When: February 13-15, 2023
Where: Las Vegas Convention Center
What: Held twice a year, MAGIC is the ultimate trade show for anyone who is interested in fashion. The event is a fashion marketplace for various trendy brands in the industry, from chains to boutiques. It features footwear, clothing, and accessories for all ages, and even sourcing materials used to create apparel. You can also expect industry experts, media and influencers at this event.

8. Process Expo – FPSA

When: February 26 – March 01, 2023
Where: Las Vegas Convention Center
What: Process Expo is a trade show produced by Messe Frankfurt and the FPSA, an organization consisting of serving suppliers in the food and beverage industries. The event features seminars, networking opportunities, and demonstrations of the latest food processing equipment for poultry and meat, baking, fruits and vegetables, beverages, dairy, and more. In this event you’ll be able to interact with various manufacturers, packaging professionals, and processors in the industry.

March 2023

9. Natural Products Expo West

When: March 07-11, 2023
Where: Anaheim Convention Center North Halls Anaheim
What: Natural Products Expo West is an annual trade show with more than 55,000 attendees and approximately 3,500 exhibitors from all over the globe. You’ll find different companies promoting healthy products, introducing the latest packaging, and providing lectures about industry trends and innovations, and consumer purchasing habits.

10. Vision Expo East

When: March 16-19, 2023
Where: New York, NY
What: Vision Expo East is a comprehensive event for ophthalmic professionals. You can join various education programs, experience the coolest state-of-the-art technology in lab equipment, imaging systems and optical supplies, and discover a diverse range of eyewear options. You can also build connections with industry experts, buyers, and designers.

April 2023

11. New York International Auto Show

When: April 07-16, 2023
Where: Javits Convention Center, NY
What: The New York International Auto Show is the perfect place for car enthusiasts. Automotive companies all around the world can showcase their newest models of cars, trucks, and crossovers in various immersive exhibits. Attendees can also test drive electric vehicles from top car companies like Chevrolet, Ford, Hyundai, BMW, Nissan, Volkswagen, and more.

12. National Association of Broadcasters – NAB Show

When: April 15-19, 2023
Where: Las Vegas Convention Center
What: NAB Show is an annual event for professionals in the broadcast, media, and entertainment industry. In this trade show, you’ll learn about maximizing resources and the latest gadgets used in the field, get best practices from curated sessions with industry experts, and build your network with fellow peers.

13. High Point Market Spring

When: April 22-26, 2023
Where: High Point, North Carolina
What: High Point Market Spring is a furniture design trade show where over 75,000 attendees see showrooms of various furnishings, home décor, and other trendy interior design needs. The show also provides educational and networking opportunities for business owners, and games and entertainment for attendees.

14. National Rifle Association – NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits

When: April 14-16, 2023
Where: Indiana Convention Center
What: The NRA Annual Meeting features various displays of firearms, hunting gear, knives, ATVs, shooting accessories, and gun collections. The event also presents the perfect opportunity to interact with the outdoor community, sell merchandise, book trips, and participate in leadership forums, workshops, and seminars.

May 2023

15. Offshore Technology Conference – OTC

When: May 01-04, 2023
Where: NRG Park, Houston, Texas
What: OTC is a trade show for energy professionals in the oil and gas industry. The event showcases ideas and innovations in offshore drilling, exploration, and production. It attracts attendees like suppliers, contractors, industry experts, and operators. Companies can also stay updated with trends within the industry through panel discussions, presentations, and other education programs.

16. National Restaurant Association Show (NRA)

When: May 20-23, 2023
Where: Chicago, Illinois
What: The NRA Show is a large gathering for professionals in the foodservice industry. It features exciting new products from over 1,800 exhibitors, expert-led workshops, an awarding ceremony for the most innovative products and equipment, and many opportunities to build connections with various foodservice suppliers.

17. AWEA Windpower

When: May 22-24, 2023
Where: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, LA
What: AWEA Windpower is an event where attendees learn about the latest developments in the wind energy industry. This trade show also features various exhibits that show various innovative products and services, and why wind energy is a great and clean source of electricity for consumers.

18. CLEANPOWER 2023 Conference and Exhibition

When: May 22-24, 2023
Where: New Orleans, LA
What: CLEANPOWER 2023 is an event that gathers industry experts, policy leaders, manufacturers, construction firms, and clean energy companies to work together in growing clean energy businesses. It has over 480 exhibitors on a 400,000 sq. ft. floor and more than 135 notable speakers across different industries sharing their insights about clean energy. Attendees of the event can also participate in various learning sessions and build their brand by establishing connections with leading clean energy companies.

June 2023

19. JCK Las Vegas

When: June 02-05, 2023
Where: The Venetian Resort & Sands Expo in Las Vegas
What: JCK is the largest and most recognized jewelry trade show in the US. It welcomes more than 30,000 professionals in the jewelry industry, over 2,300 exhibitors, and more than 23,000 retailers. The event showcases designer brands and suppliers, equipment, and different product categories ranging from loose diamonds to trendy pieces. JCK also keeps attendees updated about the industry through world-class education programs and introducing cutting-edge technology. In addition to exhibits, the show offers networking opportunities and evening entertainment that attendees will surely enjoy.

20. Premiere Orlando – Beauty Show

When: June 03-05, 2023
Where: Orange County Convention Center
What: Premiere Orlando is an event offering multiple resources for what’s happening in the beauty industry. In this show, you’re sure to expect exhibitors showcasing products related to beauty, skincare, cosmetics, hairstyling, and hair care. You can also learn about the latest techniques, trends, and procedures from licensed professionals, and even form connections with manufacturers and distributors.

21. 21. BIO International Convention

When: June 05-08, 2023
Where: Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
What: BIO International Convention is a large networking event that gathers thousands of biotechnology companies, investors, pharmaceutical companies, academic institutions, and other organizations in the biotech industry. It features presentations, panel discussions, partnering meetings, and more than 500 education sessions of approximately 1,540 exhibiting companies in 73 countries worldwide.

22. InfoComm

When: June 14-16, 2023
Where: Orlando, Florida
What: InfoComm is the largest leading professional audiovisual trade show in North America. It features networking opportunities for industry professionals, education sessions on industry trends, and live demos and exhibits on the latest technology in AV products.

July 2023

23. EAA AirVenture Oshkosh Fly-In

When: July 24-30, 2023
Where: Oshkosh, Wisconsin
What: EAA AirVenture Oshkosh Fly-In is an event for all aviation enthusiasts. The event brings more than 3,000 show aircrafts, which are showcased at the Wittman Regional Airport. The show also features forums, demonstrations, workshops, aerobics, pyrotechnics, family activities, exhibits, and helicopter and airplane rides that attendees will surely enjoy.

24. ASI Show Chicago

When: July 26-27, 2023
Where: Chicago, Illinois
What: The ASI Show is an international event for promotional products. This event gives various exhibitors the opportunity to showcase their products for the advertising industry. In this show, you can gain knowledge on how to improve your sales and marketing skills from subject matter experts, share ideas with peers, discover trends and innovations, and establish connections with suppliers.

August 2023

25. Superzoo Las Vegas

When: August 16-18, 2023
Where: Las Vegas, Nevada
What: SuperZoo Las Vegas is North America’s largest pet retail event. The trade show offers pet industry professionals industry knowledge and access to the latest products to enhance their business. It features over 1,100 exhibitors, more than 900 debut products, expert-led seminars, grooming competitions, countless

26. Connect Marketplace

When: August 22-24, 2023
Where: Minneapolis, MN
What: Connect Marketplace is a trade show where event and meeting professionals gather to showcase event planning resources, ideas, and trends. The show features exhibits, education sessions with industry experts, unique event solutions, and one-on-one meetings with various buyers.

September 2023

27. Pack Expo Las Vegas

When: September 11-13, 2023
Where: Las Vegas, Nevada
What: Pack Expo is a 3-day event for professionals in the packaging and processing industry. In this show, you can expect exhibitors to showcase their new products, as well as share the latest innovations and game-changing solutions to various packaging and processing concerns.

28. Farm Science Review

When: September 19-21, 2023
Where: Ohio State University
What: Farm Science Review is an agricultural event that attracts around 140,000 attendees from all over the US and Canada. It features 4,000 products from 600 commercial exhibitors and educational programs where notable speakers and agricultural specialists share their insights and expert knowledge.

29. MINExpo International

When: September 28-30, 2023
Where: Las Vegas, Nevada
What: MINExpo International is an event for suppliers, manufacturers, and producers in the mining industry. In this event, new products, services, equipment, and technologies will be introduced to attendees. They can also start partnerships with buyers and decision-makers to foster growth within the mining industry.

October 2023

30. Industrial Transformation USA

When: October 10-12, 2023
Where: Indianapolis, Indiana
What: Industrial Transformation USA is a 3-day event that brings together various industry leaders who are looking into transforming their manufacturing processes through automation. In this event, attendees can learn from the experiences of organizations that have successfully incorporated Industry 4.0 technologies. This event also presents a good opportunity to network with peers and establish new connections.


When: October 17-19, 2023
Where: Detroit, Michigan
What: IMEX AMERICA is a leading trade show catering to the meetings, events, business travel, and conferences industry. In this event, you’ll see various hotel groups, airlines, events management agencies, convention bureaus, and more showcase their exhibits. There are also education sessions, forums, and an awards celebration that attendees can look forward to.


When: October 24-26, 2023
Where: Greenville, South Carolina
What: SOUTHTEC is a trade show held annually for professionals in the manufacturing industry. Distributors, manufacturing suppliers, and equipment builders from all over the world are welcome to attend this event. This trade show features various technology exhibits, showcases of the latest technologies, and networking receptions that will help grow one’s manufacturing business.

33. AAPEX 2023 - Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo

When: October 31 - November 2, 2023
Where: Las Vegas, Nevada
What: AAPEX 2023 is an annual event where leading automotive suppliers, distributors, and retailers come together to showcase a wide variety of products and services, and other automotive aftermarket essentials. The event also features exhibits, hands-on training sessions, and live demos from experts to keep attendees up to date with the latest developments in the automotive industry.

November 2023

34. MADE Central California

When: November 2-3, 2023
Where: Fresno, California
What: MADE Central California is the largest food and beverage trade show that connects local consumers and influencers, foodservice providers, retail buyers, and more to celebrate innovations in the food industry. The event features a televised competition, exhibits for showcasing new products, and an awards show that attendees will surely love.

35. Automation Fair 2023

When: November 6, 2023
Where: Boston, Massachusetts
What: Automation Fair 2023 is a premier event that features over 120 interactive exhibits, hands-on training sessions, and keynotes on the hottest innovations and the most up-to-date strategies in industrial automation. In this event, you’ll be able to create connections with various industry peers, get inspiration from notable speakers, and learn from experts on how to best optimize production and make your business a success through automation.


When: November 7-9, 2023
Where: Long Beach, California
What: WESTEC is a trade show that brings together leaders, suppliers, and key decision-makers through cutting-edge technologies and solutions in the manufacturing industry. It offers exhibits, education sessions, panel discussions, keynote presentations, and networking opportunities for attendees that come from various industries.

December 2023

37. Grand Strand Gift & Resort Merchandise Show

When: December 3-6, 2023
Where: Myrtle Beach
What: The Grand Strand Gift & Resort Merchandise Show is an event for those in the souvenir and resort business. Here you can learn about the latest trends in the industry, shop for new products from top retailers, network with peers, and even win cash prizes and giveaways.

38. Scope Miami Beach

When: December 5-6, 2023
Where: Miami Beach
What: Scope Miami Beach is a contemporary art fair that gives artists and international exhibitors the opportunity to showcase their artwork, paintings, sculptures, prints, installations, and more. The event is a great way to create a network with art professionals, art collectors, and other relevant individuals in the field.

39. Performance Racing Industry

When: December 7-9, 2023
Where: Indianapolis
What: Performance Racing Industry is the largest gathering for motorsports professionals. The 3-day show has approximately 1,100 exhibitors and about 40,000 attendees. It features the latest parts, products, machinery, and technology, access to various manufacturers, and countless opportunities to network with industry leaders.

40. DreamHack Atlanta

When: December 15-17, 2023
Where: Atlanta, Georgia
What: Organized by ESL Gaming GmbH, DreamHack Atlanta is a large event open to people of all ages. It features exhibits from top gaming companies, cosplay competitions, new products and services, tournaments, artist booths, video games, and more.

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