|November 24, 2014|
Four of Las Vegas' Largest Trade Shows To Return In 2015/2016
|Four of Las Vegas' largest trade shows, including No. 1* International CES, No. 2 SEMA Show, No. 8 World of Concrete Exposition, and No. 9 ASD LV, will return to the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC). These four shows together will bring an estimated 394,000 business delegates to the destination generating nearly $518 million in non-gaming economic impact.|
Fresh off a successful 2014 show, the SEMA Show will return to the convention center Nov. 3-6, 2015. The SEMA Show is part of Automotive Aftermarket Industry Week (AAIW) that brings the industry's top products and experts from all over the world to Las Vegas. An estimated 140,000 people attend AAIW generating $184 million in non-gaming economic impact.
International CES is the largest trade show in North America. Following its January 2015 show, it will be back at the LVCC Jan. 6-9, 2016. Considered the world's premier annual innovation event featuring the latest in consumer electronics, the show moved to Las Vegas in 1978 and is expected to draw an estimated 160,000 attendees from more than 140 countries generating an economic impact of more than $210.2 million.
World of Concrete is gearing up for their largest show in more than six years with an expected 600,000+ net square feet of indoor and outdoor exhibit space and more than 1,100 exhibitors when it returns Feb. 2-5, 2015. The 2014 World of Concrete trade show and convention attracted 48,000 people generating $63.1 million in non-gaming economic impact.
Held twice a year, Associated Surplus Dealers (ASD) LV is a retail merchandise trade show bringing the world's widest variety of products together in one efficient location. ASD LV regularly draws 46,000 attendees and generates a non-gaming economic impact of $60.4 million. ASD LV next returns March 1-4, 2015.
Also returning to the LVCC in 2015 and 2016:
- Catersource, March 10-11, 2015
- National Automatic Merchandising Association, April 22-24, 2015
- CHAMPS Trade Show, July 21-23, 2015
- Emergency Medical Services, Sept. 16-18, 2015
- Las Vegas Souvenir & Resort Show, Sept. 16-19, 2015
- Mario Barth's Biggest Tattoo Show on Earth, Sept. 18-20, 2015
- Rock 'N' Roll Marathon Health and Fitness Expo, Nov. 13-14, 2015
- NBAA 2015- Business Aviation Convention, No. 17-19, 2015
- Vacuum Dealers Trade Association, Jan. 28-30, 2016
- Travel Goods Association, March 10-12, 2016
The LVCC is the third largest convention center in the country hosting approximately 1.2 million business delegates every year and generating nearly $1.7 billion in annual economic impact for the local economy.
For a complete list of meetings, trade shows and conventions held in Las Vegas, please go to www.vegasmeansbusiness.com
*Rankings based on estimated number of attendees for 2015 citywide conventions in Las Vegas.
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) is charged with marketing Southern Nevada as a tourism and convention destination worldwide, and also with operating the Las Vegas Convention Center and Cashman Center. With more than 150,000 hotel rooms in Las Vegas alone and nearly 11 million square feet of meeting and exhibit space citywide, the LVCVA's mission centers on attracting ever increasing numbers of leisure and business visitors to the area.