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New York City Trade Shows in 2016

Hundreds of New York City trade shows will be held in 2016. Some of the shows will be smaller and specific to one industry, while others will be very large and cover multiple complimentary industries. Here are some of the New York City trade shows coming up in 2016.

New York Boat Show – January 6th to 10th

Held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, the New York Boat Show is a five-day event showcasing boats, yachts, accessories and so much more. Close to 300 exhibitors are expected to take over the 80,000 square foot facility and the show draws about 30,000 visitors annually.

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National Retail Federation’s Annual Convention & Expo – Retail’s BIG Show – January 17th to 20th

The world’s largest retail trade show is held in New York City every year. The NRF trade show features over 500 exhibitors covering more than 200,000 square feet of space. From discount stores to specialty stores and even large department stores, visitors will get to enjoy all kinds of shopping. There will also be restaurants on hand for dining.


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American International Toy Fair – February 13th to 16th

Held at the Javits Convention Center, the American International Toy Fair is one of the largest toy and youth product marketplaces in the world. The 113th annual Toy Fair will feature nearly 1,200 exhibitors with more than 150,000 products. It’s the place to be if you represent a new children’s product or you are in the market as a buyer.


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New York International Auto Show 2016 – March 25th to April 3rd

One of the largest auto shows of the year, the New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) offers every make and model from the United States’ market in one place. This is the show of the year for auto enthusiasts in New York City.


International Vision Expo – April 14th to 17th

One of the largest vision expos of the year, the International Vision Expo held in New York City will feature more than 500 exhibitors. There will be a specialty products pavilion along with a premier continuing education program available at the show.


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Summer Fancy Food Show 2016 – June 26th to 28th

Known as the most cost-effective and most convenient food show of the year, the Summer Fancy Food Show provides all types of exhibitors and buyers from all over the world.

Other New York City trade shows held throughout 2016 in will include:

  • NY Now – January 31st to February 6th
  • Sole Commerce – February 22nd to 24th
  • International Restaurant & Food Service Show of New York – March 6th to 8th
  • Coffee Fest New York – March 11th to 13th
  • Inside 3D Printing – April 10th to 12th
  • MD&M East Show – June 14th to 16th
  • Atlantic Design Manufacturing Show – June 14th to 16th
  • Home Textiles Sourcing Expo – July 12th to 14th
  • The Event Planner Expo – October 5th
  • WhiskeyFest New York – November 1st
  • New York Business Expo – November 19th
  • Boutique Design Trade Fair – November 13th to 14th
  • And Many More!

There are hundreds of trade shows to choose from every year in New York City. This list just marks a few of the larger and more popular shows found throughout the area. Contact us today for help getting your trade show exhibit ready!