Whether you are a multimillion-dollar company or a small venture just setting foot in the market, trade shows can prove to be a great opportunity for you to build your brand image and attract new customers. One of the best ways to do this is by investing in custom trade show exhibits to stand out among the crowd.
There are many cities across the U.S that host trade shows every year, but with Atlanta’s charm and sophistication, it’s no wonder this city ranks as a popular destination for many different industries to gather. Successful trade show participation takes work, and time. Here are six of the more popular shows that will be held in Atlanta next year. Check them out to see if they should be on your radar for 2020.
Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market
January 14 –January 21, 2020
The country’s first and largest gift and home furnishing market features more than 9,000 brands right in the heart of the city. With 95,000 attendees, the 2019 exhibit hosted the highest number of visitors at a trade show in Atlanta for the year, including a long list of prominent figures and celebrities!
The show typically includes seminars, demos, and product launches by famous exhibitors like Home Décor, Summer Classics, Jaipur Living, Global Views, and AHS Lighting. You can expect to find experts like Annette Joseph conducting two-hour long master classes on photography, styling, and insider tips on getting your unique pieces on the market.
Overall, the Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishing is a must-attend trade show for anyone interested in gifts and home décor.
Atlanta Boat Show
January 16 – January 19, 2020
Although the city of Atlanta is known as a metropolis, the state of Georgia is home to over 50 lakes, not to mention the Savannah port is the one of the busiest in the continental U.S.
With the state’s love for life on the water, a boat show is only appropriate to be hosted in its capital. As the biggest boat exhibition in the state, the Atlanta Boat Show features hundreds of boats, schooners and luxury yachts for sale along with a wide collection of the latest boating accessories.
While this event presents numerous business opportunities for the boating and marine industry, it is also a fun-filled experience for boating enthusiasts. Held at the Georgia World Congress Center, the trade show recorded 24,200 attendees and more than 600 new boats in 2019.
For the 58th time, the Atlanta Boat Show is all set to come back to the city next year, aiming to cater to more visitors and businesses than ever!
IPPE – International Production & Processing Expo
January 28 – January 30, 2020
Ranked in the top 320 leading trade shows in the U.S., IPPE is the world’s largest poultry, feed, and meat industry event of its kind. Specifically aimed to provide professionals a chance to review new technologies as well as gain insights to increase sustainable production and processing, IPPE is also known for information covering pet food, regulatory issues, and compliance updates for meat and poultry processors.
During the course of this show, visitors attend multiple educational sessions and workshops designed to increase their understanding of the industry, as well as take advantage of the high networking potential offered at such a large event.
In 2019, the expo hosted more than 30,000 attendees and 1,300 exhibitors, and for the first time, the show was spread across all three floors of the Georgia World Congress Center. Next year, The International Production and Processing Expo plans to welcome even more businesses and visitors from around the world.
MODEX – Material Handling & Logistics Solutions
March 9 – March 12, 2020
Modex Material Handling and Logistic Solutions is the largest supply chain and manufacturing exhibition in the United States. The exhibit serves as the perfect platform to display your products, logistics, and technology-related solutions.
This year, Modex hosted 30,944 visitors and more than 950 exhibitors from over 140 countries. Generally spread across 300,000 square feet, this event provides attendees an opportunity to meet thousands of professionals from fields like robotics, artificial intelligence and autonomous vehicles.
For professionals from the technology, manufacturing, logistics, and supply chain industry, this expo organized by MODEX should definitely be on your 2020 event list.
International Woodworking Fair – IWF
August 26 – August 29, 2020
The International Woodworking Fair is the largest platform in the world for the woodworking market, with over 22,000 attendees and 800+ exhibitors. This is an event where thousands of new products, technological developments and advanced machinery are introduced every year.
In addition to live demos of new products, visitors can learn more about the industry through educational sessions on regulations and standards, manufacturing challenges, product strategies, business development and marketing.
If you’re a part of this industry, don’t forget to put this trade show at the top of your event schedule for next year.
NACS Show – National Association of Convenience Stores
October 01 – October 04, 2019
NACS is held annually and provides a great opportunity for businesses in the convenience retailing industry to shop, sell, learn and socialize.
Occupying an area of over 420,000 square feet, the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) show was attended by 25,000+ people and 1250 companies in 2018, making it one of the biggest events in the U.S.
In addition to several educational and general sessions to increase learning, the NACS trade show also offers remarkable networking opportunities for both consumers and businesses alike.
Are you heading to Atlanta for a trade show in the coming year? Before you go, contact Exhibitus for a design that ensure that your exhibit stands out from your competition.