Top trade shows in the Lower Mainland in 2015

Ranked by attendance at most recent event

Top 10 published in BIV's October 27, 2015 print edition. Top 11 published online on October 26. Sources: Interviews with representatives from events below and BIV research. Others may have ranked by did not provide information by deadline. TBA = to be announced. See also Top consumer shows in the Lower Mainland in 2015.

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Rank '15FootnotesTrade showShow hostVenueMost recent event dateNext show dateNo. of exhibitors at most recent eventAttendance at previous showAttendance at recent event
1 Trade show: Location varies each year. Vancouver hosted in 2011 and 2014; will host again in 2018; Frequency of event (i.e., annual, semi-annual, monthly, etc.): Location varies each year. Vancouver hosted in 2011 and 2014; will host again in 2018; No. exhibitors at previous event: 2011 figure; Attendance at previous show: 2011 figure Siggraph
Talley Management Group, Mt Royal
Vancouver Convention Centre August 10-14, 2014 Vancouver will host again in 2018 175 15,872 14,045
2 Buildex Vancouver
Informa, Vancouver
Vancouver Convention Centre West February 25-26, 2015 February 24-25, 2016 400 13,025 13,500
3 Pacific Dental Conference
Pacific Dental Conference, Vancouver
Vancouver Convention Centre March 5-7, 2015 March 17-19, 2016 374 12,800 12,500
4 Globe Conference and Trade Fair
Globe Foundation of Canada, Vancouver
Vancouver Convention Centre East March 26-28, 2014 March 2-4, 2016 275 8,600
5 No. exhibitors at most recent event: BIV estimate; Attendance at recent event: BIV estimate Pacific Agriculture Show
JGS Events Inc, Vancouver
Tradex (Fraser Valley Trade and Exhibition Centre) January 29-31, 2015 January 28-30, 2016 265 7,700 7,700

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