If you’re in the tech industry, you want to be at the right technology trade shows in order to expand your business and stay up-to-date with the newest innovations in the industry. Here are some recommendations for the best events to host a tech exhibit at in 2019.
Consumer Electronics Show (January 8-11, 2019)
Las Vegas, Nevada
CES International is a massive technology business trade show that draw people from all over the world who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. It has served as a testing ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for 50 years, and a global stage where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace. With 184,000 people in attendance last year alone, this is an excellent event to network with other industry professionals. Find everything from traditional tech to key trends and emerging technologies, like automobile companies and houseware organizations. It truly is a space at the heart of new innovation.
If you’re interested in having a tech trade show booth here, head to the exhibitor page. This includes opportunities to sponsor, as well.
Good to note: Over 7,00 media members are estimated to cover this tech trade event. This level of media attention makes CES Las Vegas an ideal way to reach an even greater audience!
ITEXPO 2019 (January 29 – February 1, 2019)
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
This is the ultimate technology conference for those in the realm of office technology. ITEXPO dives into services and updates in topics like cloud technology, software, hardware, mobility and managed services. The combination of a powerful conference program, top vendors, and unmatched networking opportunities creates a true marketplace atmosphere where real business gets done right on the ITEXPO show floor. Plus, ITEXPO is known for attracting a diverse audience of important people across the industry – so you can get your brand across to the right people, including the decision makers.
At the latest event, ITEXPO Florida 2018, there were over 6,700 attendees and a social reach of over 15,000. Those are the type of numbers that make this such a great organization and series of events. Learn more about how to become an ITEXPO trade show exhibitor here.
RSA 2019 (March 4, 2019 – March 8, 2019)
San Francisco, California
RSA is a top technology and cybersecurity trade show. It’s an ideal place to connect with others who have a focus in security technology and trends. There are many benefits to attending this conference, such as the opportunity to expo, host, attend educational sessions, and beyond.
If you’re looking to reach out beyond the USA, there are options to go abroad, too. RSA also holds international conferences each year; for example, July 25-27, 2019 is the next international information security trade show. It will be at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. Check out the planned agenda and how to become a sponsor or technology trade show exhibitor here.
VMWorld 2019 ( August 26, 2019 – August 29, 2019)
Las Vegas, Nevada
VMWorld is globally renowned for its events on cloud infrastructure and digital workspace; they explore critical elements of the advancement and innovations for digital business. There are two main events: one in America and one in Europe (Barcelona, Spain).
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One tip: Review a summary of each event and its data. If it seems like an ideal fit for your company’s goals, reach out for opportunities at VMworld 2019.
Cisco Live! 2019 (June 9, 2019 – June 13, 2019)
San Diego, California
Cisco Live! is the hub for technology innovators and IT visionaries; it draws experts from around the nation for a concentrated time of discussion, learning, and connection. Cisco Live 2019 will be held in San Diego, California from June 9-13. Reach out here for opportunities to exhibit at Cisco Live.
Cisco Live! 2018, which happened in June, was the largest Cisco Live! event to date. Next year, it’s likely it’ll grow even further. Get a better feel for the event by watching the highlight reels of Cisco Live 2017 and 2018.
Microsoft Ignite 2019 (dates TBA)
Microsoft Ignite is a fantastic opportunity to get in-depth technical news, ideas and tools for all things of and related to Microsoft. There are more than 700 sessions, insights, and roadmaps from industry leaders, and deep dives and live demos on the products you use every day. In addition, attendees come to soak up live demos.
Information for Microsoft Ignite 2019 is not yet available, but sign up for their newsletter to receive updates on the upcoming event and registration information.
Gitex 2019 (dates TBA)
Dubai, Abu Dhabi
Gitex in an annual, large-scale event in Dubai that’s one week long. With 150,000 attendees and more than 4,700 exhibitors, it’s a central hub for technology that presents incredible business opportunities. There are 20 core technology sectors, with some of the top being AR, VR, AI, 3D printing, and IoT/sensors. Not to mention that Dubai is the world’s fastest-growing tech hub, and this event is the #1 tech event in all of Asia, the Middle East, and Africa!
If you’re interested in securing a trade show exhibit for Gitex 2019, learn more about becoming a Gitex exhibitor.
HIMSS 2019 (February 11, 2019 – February 15, 2019)
HIMSS is the ultimate healthcare technology trade show. Usually occurring in Feb or March, the event features the world-class education, cutting-edge products and solutions, and unique networking opportunities you need to solve your biggest health information and technology challenges. Last year’s event focused on these industries:
Clinical informatics & clinician engagement
Compliance, risk management, & program integrity
Connected health and telehealth
Consumer and patient engagement
Culture of care and care coordination
Data analytics / clinical & business intelligence
Emerging payment models for value-based care
For exhibitors, this healthcare trade show is an incredible opportunity to share health IT solutions with potential leads. Head here to register as an exhibitor for HIMSS 2019.
Need Help Attracting Attention at Your Next Technology Trade Show?
The tech trade shows we just listed are major events with thousands of attendees and a lot of other vendors. It’s essential to make sure that your booth stands out in the crowd.
Here’s a great way to reach for trade show success: make sure your trade show presenter has these seven key traits. For other tips and help, visit our Trade Show Services page.