We think we can speak for everyone in the industry when we say it was refreshing to see so many trade shows and live events this summer. With the 4th quarter of 2021 already around the corner, this list of large trade shows will get you excited for the future comeback of trade shows going into the new year.
Category: Trade Shows
The past year and a half have certainly been a whirlwind for any industry that relies on being able to have face-to-face interactions. While we understand we certainly aren’t “in the clear” yet, we are choosing to stay positive and focus on all of the good that has happened for the trade show industry this summer! Here is a recap of a few success stories from trade shows and events that took place in June and July 2021.
Las Vegas is the most well-known city for hosting some of the largest and most popular trade shows and events in the country, and it’s starting to get ready to roar once again. Hosting some of the top-rated trade shows as well as bringing in millions of attendees, there is no doubt that it will be ready for a rapid comeback in 2021 into 2022.
Trade shows are being rescheduled left and right. Some are in-person, some online and some a hybrid of both. While every month that passes is gradually growing in the amount of in-person shows returning, July is looking promising for several large shows across multiple industries. Here are a few big shows that are making a comeback.
After a successful April 2019 event, CinemaCon, the largest gathering for the worldwide motion picture theater industry, closed its doors for the 2020 year. While the show was originally canceled, and then scheduled to take place in April of 2021, it was again postponed to its new set dates in August 2021. Read how CinemaCon is prepared to jumpstart the excitement and buzz surrounding the box office this summer.
BIOMEDevice Boston is continuing to bring together the brightest minds in 3D printing, biomaterials, surgical robotics, and more. This popular event in the world of biotechnology is moving forward with its 2021 event dates in its own unique way. Read more to learn how.
With 63 years of shaping the future of avionics under their belt, the AEA International Convention & Trade Show was forced to postpone and eventually cancel their 2020 event. But the show was not over! See what AEA did to reroute and gear its efforts towards a safe show later in the year.
While most trade shows are turning to a virtual platform for the time being as they delay rescheduling their in-person events, HIMSS Global Health Conference & Exhibition has a rescheduled date set. See what they are doing to prepare for their live show and what the venue is doing to keep attendees safe.
Although 2020 hasn’t been the year to come together or unite through in-person events, it makes us all more hopeful for 2021. Canceled shows have given organizers time to ponder and refocus on the experiences that they’re able to create for attendees and exhibitors. Read how the NAB Show is doing just that.
Currently, there is much anticipation for the trade show world to get back on its feet and return to business as usual. With many factors up in the air as event hosts continue to postpone, it’s easy to get discouraged. However, there are some signs pointing to a bright future ahead for events. Check out these highlights.
After having to cancel their 2020 trade show, the International Housewares Association took certain measures to ensure a safe and productive return for their 2021 event. See what steps they are taking for a successful show during the COVID-19 pandemic.
After the trade show industry halted face-to-face marketing for health and safety reasons, it is encouraging to see several large shows forging ahead with their planned (or postponed) dates for next year. Here is a list of some of the larger trade shows in the U.S. that have rescheduled or are continuing to proceed as planned in-person next year.
The Together Again Expo was recently held in Orlando, Florida. This event gave those in the exhibitions industry an opportunity to reunite and explore new possibilities for the future of exhibiting. Two representatives from Skyline Exhibits attended and gave us their feedback on their experience.
Networking events can be traced back in time to when humans first learned the mutual benefit of trade. And while we attend different types of events in today’s modern world, the remnants of the past can still be recognized today. Here is a brief history of trade shows.