Trade Show Executive’s Fastest 50 Entry Form

1Criteria
2Basic Show Data
3Trade Show Details
4Trade Show Metrics
  • Deadline for entries is July 31, 2021

    Trade Show Executive will honor the fastest-growing trade shows held in the U.S. in 2020 as the Fastest 50 Class of 2020. 50 winners will be selected based on percentage of growth in each of the following categories: net square feet, number of exhibiting companies, and number of attendees. Submit this completed questionnaire to enter your show for consideration for the Fastest 50. Please see the guidelines and criteria below to ensure your show qualifies for entry. If you have questions, contact Carri Jensen at (541) 286-4014 or cjensen@tradeshowexecutive.com

  • Trade Show Executive Fastest 50 Qualification Guidelines and Criteria

    The following criteria will determine the 50 Fastest-Growing Shows in the U.S.:

    • The trade show must have taken place within the United States in 2020.
    • Only trade shows are considered.
    • 50 winners will be selected based on percentage of growth in each of the following categories: net square feet of paid exhibit space, number of exhibiting companies, and number of attendees.
    • Annual shows will be evaluated on percentage of growth from 2019 to 2020.
    • Biennial shows must have taken place in 2020, and will be evaluated on percentage of growth since the last show edition (2018).
    • Triennial shows must have taken place in 2020 and will be evaluated on percentage of growth since the last show edition (2017).
    • Quadrennial shows must have taken place in 2020 and will be evaluated on percentage of growth since the last show edition (2016).
    • Show must have a minimum of 15,000 net square feet of paid exhibit space for both years under review.
    • If co-located shows are submitted as one show, the co-location must have existed for both years under review. Shows that are not co-located for both years must submit statistics without the co-located space.
    • Only temporary space will be considered.
    • A senior-level executive of the show management company or association official must sign supporting documents to certify show metrics.