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Las Vegas: The Trade Show Capital of the World

Every year, Las Vegas attracts people from all over the world with its trade shows and conventions. Keep scrolling to read about a few of them.

Beyond the hotel, resort, and casino industry that it’s famous for, Las Vegas is also home to numerous leading trade show events in the country. The city hosts expos where brands can demonstrate their products and services to expand their reach, customers can learn new ideas and score great deals, and exhibitors can explore business opportunities.

Here are some of the best trade shows that have graced Vegas.

The Trade Shows of Las Vegas

ASD Las Vegas

As one of the leading trade shows for user merchandise, ASD Las Vegas features low-priced clothes, electronics, military items, and more. It also provides business owners, manufacturers and retailers with opportunities to network and partner with one another.

In years past, ASD has attracted thousands of exhibitors who showcased their respective products and services to tens of thousands of professionals and visitors.  

Global Pet Expo 

Presented by the American Pet Products Association (APPA)and the Pet Industry Distributors Association (PIDA), the Global Pet Expo is known as the largest annual trade show of the pet industry. It features the latest and most innovative products available on the market. It's open to distributors, mass market buyers, independent retailers, and other qualified professionals.

In early 2020, the show featured 1,066 exhibitors, 3,541 booths, and more than 3,000 new product launches. This year’s event is moving to a fully-digital experience, called the Global Pet Expo Digital Access, which will run from March 24th to 26th.

HIMSS Global Health Conference & Exhibition

The HIMSS Global Health Conference & Exhibition is an industry-leading trade show where professionals connect to educate, innovate, and collaborate for the development of people’s overall health and wellness. It welcomes thousands of healthcare professionals, IT consultants, and individuals from the healthcare and tech sectors.

This year, the HIMSS trade show will run from August 9th to the 13th at the Sands Expo and Convention Center, both in person and digitally. It will offer distinctive networking opportunities for exhibitors and participants. The expo will also showcase world-class education, advanced products, and innovative solutions for the industry.

ISC West

ISC West is the largest security solutions trade show in the country, with about 30,000 visitors and over 1,000 exhibitors. It brings together security providers, installers and integrators, government representatives, educators, and end-users. The event presents a wide range of solutions such as alarms and monitoring, biometrics, communication systems, drones and robotics, emergency response, outdoor perimeter protection, smart home technology, and more.

The trade show promotes safer security solutions in the US and the world. It provides attendees the access to learn innovative ideas, enhance their business practices, and collaborate with targeted business partners. It’s also the venue to network with colleagues in the industry and grab business opportunities in the market.

JCK Las Vegas

JCK Las Vegas is the leading jewelry event in the country, held annually for jewelry professionals and aficionados. It features renowned jewelry business owners, designers, manufacturers, wholesalers, and end-users who showcase latest collections, luxury items, and sought-after trends in a secure environment.

With more than 20,000 retailers and buyers attending yearly, the JCK Expo aims to build communication channels to close the gap with your prospects. It also offers relevant business connections, lead generation opportunities, and education to a community who is keen on shaping the future of the jewelry industry.

Save the date to attend this year’s JCK Show on August 27th to 30th at the Venetian Resort & Sands, Las Vegas.

Las Vegas Market

As the premier West Coast market destination, the Las Vegas Market connects buyers and sellers of the best home good products. The event exhibits the best offerings in beddings, flooring, furniture, home décor, lighting, and other home essentials. With over 4,300 resources and 1,000,000+ gift and home items available on-site and online, attendees like retailers, wholesalers, and end-users can conveniently find the best item to choose from.

The trade show has opportunities for product demos and showcases some of the most stylish home and office pieces. It is also the place to connect and form partnerships with fellow business owners.

Get ready to register for this year’s market, happening from April 11th to 15th.

National Association of Broadcasters (NAB)

The annual NAB show is one of the world’s largest events that brings together individuals from the world of media, entertainment, and technology. As a place a place for global visionaries to bring content to life, the expo celebrates new broadcasting solutions, industry developments, and the latest marketing offerings.

Whether it’s traditional broadcasting or content delivery to new screens, the NAB Show focuses on the creation and consumption of media across different platforms and countries. Plus, with the never-ending changes in the media space, the event has evolved to explore digital media, workflow solutions, modern gadgets, motion-capture devices, and more.

With over 1,700 exhibitors, the NAB show can boost brand awareness among target markets and offer opportunities to generate qualified leads for your business. Check out the event happening from October 9th to the 13th at the Las Vegas Convention Center.


PACK EXPO is North America’s leading packaging and processing event, with over 2,000 exhibitors of their innovative solutions. For three days, the trade show brings together suppliers and consumers from all packaged goods industries.

The renowned expo showcases packaging products, accessories, and suppliers available to more than 50,000 visitors. It connects distinguished people from the packaging and processing sector to learn about the latest innovations in the industry. In addition, they get to take part in instructive sessions from international instructors who will discuss lessons about food, logistics, and packaging.

From September 27th to 29th, at Las Vegas Convention Center, the expo will return to the city.

Shot Show

The SHOT Show, owned and sponsored by the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), is the biggest annual national trade show for the shooting, hunting, firearms, and outdoor gear industry. The expo is open to a very specific audience – buyers and sellers for registered commercial use, law enforcement and military weaponry, and tactical use. It also doesn’t allow anyone under the age of 16 to enter.

The event has brought together more than 2,500 exhibitors and over 20,000 attendees. It's an opportunity for professionals and enthusiasts to network and build potential partnerships. It also offers some of the latest products and best deals in the market. 

If you are marketing executive looking to expand your brand, an entrepreneur planning to network and partner with other owners, or a general end-user with specific interests, Las Vegas has the best trade show events for you.

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