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Your Guide to Dallas Tradeshows

Dallas tradeshows were announcing cancellations throughout 2020. This might leave you wondering how to fill your business calendar in 2021.

Not to worry! While some expos are going virtual this year, others are steaming on ahead–with healthcare precautions in place to keep patrons safe.

Read on for a list of the must-attend Dallas trade shows in 2021 in travel, business, construction, jewelry, and pop culture.

Together Again Expo

Re-scheduled to January 15, 2021, this expo focuses on event planners’ strategies to continue to host events in the post-COVID world.

Like many of the trade shows in Dallas, Together Again Expo 2021 focuses on education and networking. Attendees can expect to gain insight into how to navigate future face-to-face engagements. Suppliers can connect with visitors to showcase their live event hosting tools.

The Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center will host the Together Again Expo in 2021.

Lightovation: Dallas International Lighting Show 2021

Are you keen to brush up on the latest trends in lighting design and illumination tech? Mark March 23-26, 2021, in your calendar. That’s the dates for the Lightovation 2021 convention in Dallas, TX–held at the Dallas Market Center.

Lighting controls and smart systems to ceiling fans and outdoor lighting. Lightovation will impress visitors and those in the trade alike. You can peruse new products, find new buyers, and get the latest industry insights to help you plan in a volatile marketplace.

InterGem Dallas, TX Jewelry Show 2021

Also on at the Dallas Market Hall in March 2021 is Intergem Dallas, TX Jewelry Show. Held on the 26th to 28th of that month, InterGem is the place to go for direct-to-consumer jewelry at wholesale prices.

InterGem was founded way back in 1967 by avid gemologist Herbert Duke. It’s the longest-running show of its kind in America.

Duke found the world of jewelry intimidating for ordinary consumers. He created InterGem as a way for ordinary consumers to buy gemstones, minerals, and handcrafted jewelry pieces directly from manufacturers, distributors, and designers.

Travel & Adventure Show 2021

Outdoor adventure activities are the safest way to have fun during the COVID-19 pandemic. Explore the best in this business sector at the Dallas market tradeshow, Travel & Adventure Show 2021.

Visitors can plan trips directly with tour companies (exclusive deals and discounts included), learn more about tourist hot spots and savvy traveler tips, and meet travel TV hosts. Industry professionals benefit, too. Besides having access to over 200,000 consumers, you can hobnob with the best in the business or check out your competition.

The Dallas edition of the Travel & Adventure Show 2021 will be held at the Dallas Market Hall on April 10-11.

MD Expo Dallas 2021

MD Expo 2021 is where America’s healthcare professionals gather to look at the latest medical technology gadgetry. At the Renaissance Dallas Addison Hotel between April 16th and 17th, the event attracts vendors specializing in biomedical and HTM (Health Technology Management) products.

Visitors include hospital representatives and employees from government departments like the Department of Defense and Veteran Affairs. Past attendees say they find the educational sessions and networking opportunities beneficial for career enhancement and planning.

Dallas Build Expo 2021

If you’re an architect, property manager, real estate professional, or commercial builder worth their salt, you’ll already have the Dallas Build Expo in your 2021 events calendar.

As one of the leading construction tradeshows in Dallas, Dallas Build Expo is attended by thousands of property industry specialists each year. They’re there to network, make deals, and participate in industry-related classes.

Held at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center (Hall A) on June 16-17, this popular expo guarantees booth holders will meet at least fifteen potential customers each day of the two-day show.

FanExpo Dallas 2021

The FanExpo Dallas is suiting up to bring all your fanfic fantasies to life in 2021. Heroes, villains, and everything in between will be on show September 17-19 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center.

Originally from Canada, FanExpo allows visitors to meet their pop culture idols, attend comic artistry workshops, get insider news on upcoming TV shows and movies, and shop for hard-to-find collectibles.

This family-friendly event encourages cosplay for young and old, so don’t be shy to dress up alongside your little ones.

Toy Fair Dallas 2021

People are staying home more than ever before, and the American toy industry is benefitting. The sector grew 12 percent in the first six months of 2020 alone.

Toy retailers and sales representatives wanting to get a lead on Christmas 2022 need to head to the Toy Fair Dallas 2021. Held from October 5-7 at the Dallas Market Center, the trade show promises to attract as many as 3,000 industry professionals.

Over three days, attendees can shop hundreds of brands with innovative toy ranges, rethinkings of classics, and trending playthings.

CAMX 2021

You’ll find the breadth and depth of the composites and advanced materials industry on show at CAMX 2021. The largest expo of its kind in North America, CAMX brings together technology solutions, products, seminars, and networking under one roof. 

Sectors catered for include:

  • Transportation
  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Construction and infrastructure
  • Wind energy
  • Sports and leisure
  • Medical
  • Marine

Held between 18th and 21st October, you have a lot of time to plan your product showcase strategy or event attendance schedule.

Dallas Franchise Trade Show & Expo 2021

Are you thinking of franchising your fast-growing business? Or perhaps you are a budding entrepreneur looking to buy your first franchise?

Head to the Dallas Franchise Trade Show & Expo 2021 to learn from the best in the industry. Hosted by the Irving Convention Center from 6th to 7th November, the event boasts booths by leading franchise representatives, free coaching and guidance, networking opportunities, and educational talks.

Don’t delay. If you’re among the first one hundred visitors registered online, you’ll nab yourself a free VR headset!

Specialists in Planning for Dallas Tradeshows

Whether you’re attending an in-person event or taking your trade show booth virtual, you need to create a presence. One that helps you stand out from your competitors.

This includes the physical design of your booth or online product showcase, the marketing of your attendance, and the logistics of getting set up.

If your business has booked Dallas tradeshows in 2021, Rockway Exhibits + Events can take care of it all. Be bold. Contact us today to schedule a call with a Rockway event marketing specialist.

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