10 Exciting June Trade Shows

Who said summer was the slow season for trade shows? Los Angeles and southern California is the place to be if you are a software developer or work in the tech industry, which is why the video game’s biggest event of the year is there again this June. The ever evolving world of e-commerce has a huge conference in June along with two big food shows, medical industry conferences and a one of the biggest trade shows in jewelry in Vegas!

  1. E3 Expo
    June 13-15
    Los Angeles Convention Center – Los Angeles, CA

The Electronic Entertainment Expo is the most buzz worthy event in video games, mobile games and technology. It’s a show that annually has huge product announcements within the industry as well as major reveals for new technology, software and other news. It’s a show that brings in industry folks from over 100 countries in software, retail, programming, distributors, as well as fans and media.

  • Main stage features looks at upcoming games
  • Influential names leading panels
  • Discussion about video game culture
  • Exhibitors include: Alienware, Facebook, Google, Sony and Nintendo
  1. Summer Fancy Food Show
    June 25-27
    Jacob Javits Convention Center – New York City, NY

It’s Specialty Foods summer food show that gives food buyers, distributors, industry professionals, fans and media access to the hottest trends and the best new specialty food companies. There are showcases for “What’s New”, awards showcases and a chance to meet new brands and specialty items.

  • What’s new in organic, holiday gifts and what’s hot
  • Exhibitor product pitch competition
  • Celebrity judge panels for competitions
  • Exhibitors include: Great Foods, Belgioioso and Roland Foods
  1. IRCE
    June 6-9
    McCormick Place – Chicago, IL

The Internet Retailer Conference and Exhibition in Chicago gives the industry a conference full of experts and solution providers. E-commerce continues to grow and evolve and leaders offer the latest solutions, technologies and fun events as well as demos in one of the top trade show destinations in the country.

  • Several B2B workshops and sessions
  • Technology based customer journey/experience panel
  • Speakers from platforms like Shark Tank, Under Armor and Sephora
  • Exhibitors include: Shopify, FedEx, Bronto and PayPal
  1. International Dairy Deli Bakery Association Show
    June 4-6
    Anaheim Convention Center – Anaheim, CA

This annual expo includes top notch new products, suppliers, and buyers in the dairy, deli and bakery industry. There are over 2,000 exhibitors in the food, service and creation part of the industry. There’s an interactive marketplace, speakers, new product showcases, leadership forums and expert neighborhoods on a number of topics.

  • Show and sell workshop
  • Cake decorating challenge
  • Guest speakers include Magic Johnson, Jim Belushi and Arnold Schwarzenegger
  • Exhibitors include: Belgioioso, Butterball, Nestle and Land O’Lakes
  1. NeoCon
    June 12-14
    Merchandise Mart – Chicago, IL

The NeoCon World Trade Fair is an annual event that showcases work tools, building products, finishes, material and other sustainable industrial products. Over 50,000 industry design professional attend including 500 companies to sit in on over 100 seminars on the schedule in the workplace, healthcare, hospitality, retail, education, public space and government sectors.

  • Booth design competition
  • Awards gala
  • Seminars in facilities management, retail, office design, health care and hospitality
  • Exhibitors include: Arcadia, Safco and Sherwin Williams
  1. MD&M East
    June 13-15
    Jacob K. Javits Convention Center – New York City, NY

Medical Design and Manufacturing East is the largest medtech event that connects suppliers, engineers, and executives to find solutions, solve challenges and reveal the latest advancements in the medical technology industry. This year’s show has a lot of highlights on 3D printing and Smart Manufacturing and robotics.

  • Tracks on design and product development
  • 3D printing summit
  • Keynote speak Steve Wozniak
  • Exhibitors include: Advent Design Corp, 3Dconnexion and Universal Robots USA,
  1. JCK Las Vegas
    June 5-8
    Mandalay Bay – Las Vegas, NV

Jck Las Vegas showcases new technology on market trends in the jewelry industry with an eye towards the future of design and retail. It brings in 30,000 industry professionals for education in all types of jewelry and markets like gems, timepieces and other equipment like security and business solutions.

  • 23,000+ retailers in attendance
  • Retailer roundtables
  • Social media strategy session
  • Exhibitors include: APMEX, Le Vian and S&A Jewelry Design
  1. United Fresh Produce Association Show
    June 13-15
    McCormick Place – Chicago, IL

The innovative produce show showcases the most creative new produce items, food trends, robotics, engineering and technology. The event is split into two expos in technology and the marketplace. The entire supply chain of produce is represented from grower to retailer while getting strategic insights and solutions on sales and marketing.

  • Hygienic Design Summit
  • Seasonal controlled growing
  • Automation labor
  • Exhibitors include: Costco, Sunkist Growers, US Foods and USDA Marketing Service
  1. Bio International Convention
    June 19-22
    San Diego Convention Center – San Diego, CA

This is the largest global event the in the biotechnology field. Over 16,000 biotechnology and pharma leaders get together for a week of networking and explore a wide spectrum of life science applications in genomics, biofuels, and nanotechnology and cell therapy.

  • 4,000 attending companies
  • 25,000+ CEOS
  • 5K event and reception at Petco Park
  • Exhibitors include: AES, Bayer, CDC and GE Healthcare
  1. HyrdoVision International
    June 27-30
    Minneapolis Convention Center – Minneapolis, MN

This event gathers the largest amount of hydro resource developers and leaders worldwide to discuss issues network and develop a vision for future sustainability for hydro power.  The exhibit hall includes a face to face business opportunity for those in the hydropower market with 320+ exhibitors on hand.

  • 5K event
  • Asset sustainability track
  • Golf tournament
  • Exhibitors include: ABB INC, Columbus University, Department of Energy, Renewable Energy World Magazine