Top 5 North American Trade Shows in JulyNow that summer is in full swing, it is time to get serious about trade shows. Promoting your business with trade show displays will get people talking about your products or services, as well as allow you to connect with other professionals in the industry. So, if you are serious about getting more leads and sales, there are plenty of trade shows this month to consider attending. Keep in mind that in order to be successful at these events, you should only be participating in shows that most relate to your industry. Here are our choices for the top trade shows to exhibit at in July.

1. Swim and Lingerie Show – Miami Beach Convention Center – July 16-19
Miami is known for its sandy beaches and warm weather, making it the perfect location for the Swim and Lingerie Show. It is the leading swimwear event in the world.

2. Institute of Food Technologists – McCormick Convention Center – July 16-19
If you are in the food industry, this is the place to be. The Institute of Food Technologists Food Expo has the largest assortment of ingredients, processing, equipment, and package suppliers. You will get the opportunity to find out what the latest food trends are, as well as pick up a tip or two that can be used for your own business.

3. Association of Woodworking and Furnishings Suppliers – Las Vegas Convention Center – July 19-22
Manufacturers and distributors of hardware, lumber, machines, bedding, upholstery materials, and other furnishing suppliers from around the world will come together for this event.

4. Comic Con International – San Diego Convention Center – July 21-24
Comic Con International is the largest comic book and arts trade show in the world. This event is packed with guest speakers and other business owners who are in the comic book industry.

5. International Premium Cigar Pipe Retailers Association – Sands Expo Center – July 24-28
This is the oldest and largest trade association that will be representing retail tobacconists and suppliers.

If you are stumped as to what trade show you should be participating in this month, consider these 5 options. Also, if you are in need of a trade show booth, contact Smash Hit Displays and we would be happy to walk you through the design process in order to create a booth you and attendees will admire.