Las Vegas continues its reign as the number one trade show destination in North America, hosting the most “Tradeshow Week 200” largest shows for the eighteenth consecutive year. Las Vegas hosted 45 of the 200 shows, more than twice the number of any other destination. The Las Vegas shows encompassed more than 19 million net square feet.
Las Vegas hosted six of the top 10 shows on the list, led by the International Consumer Electronics Show, the largest show on this year’s list. Other top ten shows in Las Vegas include, World of oncrete, The International Builders Show, ReCon, the National Association of Broadcasters and the World Shoes+Accessories Show (WSA). The shows are ranked by the amount of floor space consumed.
Currently, Las Vegas has more than 10.5 million square feet of convention and meeting space, including the Las Vegas Convention Center’s 2.3 million square feet, Mandalay Bay’s 1.7 million-square-foot conference center and the 2.25 million-square-foot Sands Expo and Convention Center.
To access the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority’s (LVCVA) meetings and facilities guide, visit www.VegasMeansBusiness.com