According to TSNN.com, Tarsus Group’s Trade Show News Network (TSNN) has announced the release of the 2011 TSNN Top 250 Trade Shows in the United States.
Culled from show management and data supplied to TSNN, the list represents the top 250 trade shows held last year in the U.S. ranked by net square footage. The full list can be found at http://www.tsnn.com/datasite-us
The Nightclub & Bar Convention and Trade Show was listed at No. 128. Check out videos from the show here by clicking on the "NCB Show" tab.
Las Vegas, home of the Nightclub & Bar Convention and Trade Show, had the most shows on the 2011 TSNN Top 250 Trade Show list with 55, followed by Orlando at No. 2, with 26 shows last year, and Chicago taking No. 3, with 21 shows on the list.
“The fact that Las Vegas has maintained our position year after year as the country’s No. 1 trade show destination speaks to the strength of our brand,” said Rossi Ralenkotter, president and CEO of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. “The commitment of our resort partners to provide the best facilities, service and other amenities demonstrates there’s no better value for the experience than Las Vegas.”
The rankings of the other top 10 cities include No. 4 New York (18 shows); No. 5 Atlanta (11 shows); No. 6 New Orleans (10 shows); No. 7 Louisville (8 shows); No. 8 San Francisco, Boston and Anaheim (7 shows); No. 9 Dallas and Washington, D.C. (6 shows); No. 10 Denver, Indianapolis and San Diego (5 shows).
The show management company with the most shows on the list was Nielsen Expositions, with 12, followed by Reed Exhibitions (10), George Little Management (7), UBM (6) and Hall-Erickson and Hanley Wood Exhibitions each had five.
The busiest trade show month in 2011 was January, with 32 shows, followed by February and March, with 28 shows. The busiest month in the fall was October, with 25 shows, and in the summer June was the busiest, with 22 shows, but the slowest month was December, with just 3 shows.