Los Angeles, CA (March 13, 2017) – For the first time in its show history, the National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo (NIFMSE) is named on the list of Trade Show News Network’s Trade (TSNN) Top 250 Trade Shows and Trade Show Executive’s (TSE) Fastest 50 Winners. TSNN’s list represents the top 250 trade shows held last year in the United States and is ranked by net square footage. At just under 100,000 square feet, NIFMSE is recognized and awarded amongst other top winners.
NIFMSE was also named one of 50’s fastest growing trade shows by TSE magazine in all 3 categories for 2016. The list comprised of the shows that had the highest levels of growth in total attendance, net square footage, and number of exhibiting companies in 2016.
This spring, NIFMSE will be honored amongst other 49 Fastest 50 winners at the Fastest 50 Awards & Summit in Chicago. Emerald Expositions was also honored as the top show management organization with the most shows on the TSNN list, by far, with 30 shows.
“We are thrilled to be named on TSNN’s Top 250 list and are honored to have been selected as one of TSE’s Fastest 50 shows in all three categories, said Karalynn Sprouse, EVP of Emerald Expositions. “This accomplishment is a testament to our dedication to bringing value and growth to the show and to our fastener, machinery and tooling community and is also a reflection of the continual support from our exhibitors, attendees and industry partners.”
In 2016, NIFMSE experienced its largest attendance to date, with 18% growth in qualified buyers and a 22% increase in exhibitor growth from 2015.
About National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo
Held annually in Las Vegas, NV, the National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo is the largest fastener expo in North America. Since 1981, the event continues to bring together the manufacturers and master distributors of industrial fasteners, precision formed parts, fastener machinery & tooling and other related products and services with distributors and sales agents in the distribution chain. The event consists of an all-day conference program presented by endorsing fastener associations and a show floor with more than 600 exhibiting companies from around the world.
National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo is owned and operated by Emerald Exposition, the largest operator of business-to-business trade shows in the United States, with our oldest trade shows dating back over 110 years. We currently operate more than 50 trade shows, including 31 of the top 250 trade shows in the country as ranked by TSNN, as well as numerous other events. Our events connect over 500,000 global attendees and exhibitors and occupy over 6.7 million NSF of exhibition space. We have been recognized with many awards and accolades that reflect our industry leadership as well as the importance of our shows to the exhibitors and attendees we serve.
National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo
VP of Marketing