Upcoming Orlando Trade Shows 2022

Boasting beautiful weather year round, ample travel options, and the second largest convention center in the US (the Orange County Convention Center), Orlando is home to many of the nation’s most popular trade shows. Check out some upcoming and recurring shows below! Dates and venues subject to change per show management.

ASI Show Orlando

The Advertising Specialty Institute (ASI) Show focuses on the branded promotional products industry. This is where business owners and buyers can come to find the latest and greatest promotional products for their company or event. From pens and mugs to custom T-shirts, jackets, and logo’d umbrellas, this show has it all!

Date: January 4-6, 2022

Venue: Orange County Convention Center

Cycle: Annual

Website: https://www.asishow.com/

Surf Expo

Surf Expo is the largest and longest running water sports and marine trade show in the world, featuring everything from surfing and wakeboarding gear to marine lifestyle apparel. This show is a trade-only event, and is not open to the public.

Date: January 5-7, 2022

Venue: Orange County Convention Center

Cycle: Twice a year

Website: https://surfexpo.com/

FUN Annual Convention

The Florida United Numismatists (FUN) show provides an opportunity for rare coin dealers and auction houses to connect with the most die-hard collectors in the industry.

Date: January 6-9, 2022

Venue: Orange County Convention Center

Cycle: Annual

Website: http://www.funtopics.com/

PGA Show

The PGA show is a yearly event that brings together golf industry professionals to discuss new ideas and products. The show is a great opportunity to network with other professionals, and learn about the latest innovations in the golf world.

Date: January 25-28, 2022

Venue: Orange County Convention Center

Cycle: Annual

Website: https://www.pgashow.com/

A3 Business Forum

The A3 Business Forum is the leading annual event for professionals in vision & imaging, robotics, motion control & motors, and artificial intelligence. Over 600 industry leaders exhibit their latest products and developments. The show is only open to employees of companies that maintain membership with the Association for Advancing Automation (A3).

Date: January 31-February 2, 2022

Venue: Signia by Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek

Cycle: Annual

Website: https://www.automate.org/a3-content/a3-business-forum

International Builders’ Show

The International Builders’ Show is an annual event focused on the residential construction industry. Attendees can expect product spotlights, educational seminars, construction demos and more.

Date: February 8-10, 2022

Venue: Orange County Convention Center

Cycle: Annual

Website: https://www.buildersshow.com/

KBIS – Kitchen & Bath Industry Show

“Where the future of kitchen and bath is defined!” Discover the latest tech, products, and trends in the kitchen and bath industry. KBIS is co-located with the International Builders’ Show in the Orange County Convention Center.

Date: February 8-10, 2022

Venue: Orange County Convention Center

Cycle: Annual

Website: https://kbis.com/

HIMSS Conference and Exhibition

Dedicated to driving innovation in wellness, HIMSS is the pinnacle health information and technology show.

Date: March 14-18, 2022

Venue: Orange County Convention Center

Cycle: Annual

Website: https://www.himss.org/global-conference

Small Business Expo Orlando

The Small Business Expo is focused on promoting the latest tools and solutions for small business owners and entrepreneurs. The show provides a variety of resources to help business owners scale and drive growth. This expo is the perfect opportunity to learn about new products and services, network with other business owners, and get tips from experts in various industries.

Date: March 16, 2022

Venue: Loews Royal Pacific Resort

Cycle: Annual

Website: https://www.thesmallbusinessexpo.com/city/orlando/

Enterprise Connect (formerly Voicecon) Orlando

Focused on highlighting ways that businesses can leverage communication technology, Enterprise Connect is the leading event for VoIP, UCaaS, collaboration systems, and contact center solutions.

Date: March 21-24, 2022

Venue: Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center

Cycle: Annual

Website: https://www.enterpriseconnect.com/orlando

SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing

The SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing conference is a great opportunity to learn about the latest innovations in laser systems, sensors, infrared, spectral imaging, radar, lidar, and autonomous systems.

Date: April 3-7, 2022

Venue: Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center

Cycle: Annual

Website: https://spie.org/conferences-and-exhibitions/defense-and-commercial-sensing

AUVSI XPONENTIAL

The AUVSI XPONENTIAL conference brings together professionals from from various industries who are interested in leveraging autonomous innovation. Attendees can expect to learn about the latest advances in AI, sensors, and cybersecurity. The conference is a great opportunity to network with other professionals and learn about the latest innovations in the field.

Date: April 25-28, 2022

Venue: Orange County Convention Center

Cycle: Annual

Website: https://www.xponential.org/xponential2022/public/enter.aspx

WATS Orlando – World Aviation Training Summit

The WATS Orlando show is the pinnacle aviation training gathering. The summit brings together decision makers and influencers to discuss the latest training techniques for pilots, cabin crew, and maintenance professionals.

Date: May 3-5, 2022

Venue: Rosen Shingle Creek Resort

Cycle: Annual

Website: https://wats-event.com/

AP (Accounts Payable) Conference and Expo

The AP and P2P Conference is the most comprehensive event dedicated to Accounts Payable. Attendees can expect to learn about the latest advances in AP, and get proven best practices and tested solutions to the toughest challenges in today’s AP environment.

Date: May 15-17, 2022

Venue: Disney’s Yacht and Beach Club Resorts

Cycle: Twice a year

Website: https://events.iofm.com/conference-spring/

ATD International Conference & Expo

The ATD International Conference is a great opportunity to learn about the latest advances in talent development and organizational transformation through strategic training. Attendees can expect to gain insights about the latest advances in training techniques, and gain practical takeaways that can drive immediate improvement in their work.

Date: May 15-18, 2022

Venue: Varies

Cycle: Annual

Website: https://atdconference.td.org/

MEGACON

MEGACON is the largest show of its kind in the southeast United States, attracting fans of sci-fi, anime, horror, comics, and gaming from around the world. Enthusiasts can expect endless photo-ops, celebrity panels, “how to” workshops, and much more!

Date: May 19-22, 2022

Venue: Orange County Convention Center

Cycle: Annual

Website: https://fanexpohq.com/megaconorlando/

The Franchise Show – Orlando

The Franchise Show gives local entrepreneurs an opportunity to hear about up and coming franchise opportunities in their area. Between networking opportunities and seminars from successful owners, this is a “can’t miss” show for anybody looking to open a franchise location.

Date: May 21-22, 2022

Venue: Hyatt Regency Orlando

Cycle: Annual

Website: http://www.franchiseshowinfo.com/orlando/visitor/

Premiere Orlando

Premiere Orlando is the place to explore all that’s hot in the beauty industry – from the newest hair color trends and cutting techniques, to nail art, barber designs, skincare, and plenty more!

Date: June 4-6, 2022

Venue: Orange County Convention Center

Cycle: Annual

Website: https://premiereorlandoshow.biz/

UBU Expo & Europa Games – Orlando

Focused on fitness and wellness, the UBU Expo is essentially a passion and lifestyle show. Attendees are able to see the newest active lifestyle products from leading brands, participate in games and contests, attend seminars hosted by industry leaders and influencers, watch live fitness demos and more!

Date: July 2, 2022

Venue: Orange County Convention Center

Cycle: Annual

Website: https://www.ubuexpo.com/cities/orlando/

ICAST

ICAST is the world’s largest sport fishing trade show, attracting industry professionals from around the world. It is an industry-only event, and not open to the public. Between networking opportunities, new product showcases, and product demos, ICAST is the show to attend for anybody in the fishing and tackle industry.

Date: July 19-22, 2022

Venue: Orange County Convention Center

Cycle: Annual

Website: https://icastfishing.org/

RDH Under One Roof

RDH Under One Roof offers a variety of educational courses taught by leading speakers in the dental hygiene industry. It also provides attendees with the opportunity to check out new dental hygiene products and equipment from exhibitors.

Date: July 21-23, 2022

Venue: Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center

Cycle: Annual

Website: https://www.rdhunderoneroof.com/

Florida Restaurant and Lodging Show

If you’re a restaurant operator, baker, caterer, chef, food service personnel, or hospitality professional, the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show should be on your list! Discover the latest trends in menu selections, design and decor, culinary performances and demos, food and hospitality marketing, and operations insights.

Date: September 19-20, 2022 (tentative)

Venue: Orange County Convention Center

Cycle: Annual

Website: https://www.flrestaurantandlodgingshow.com/

Healthy Food Expo – Florida

The Healthy Food Expo celebrates foods that are both good for you and delicious. At the expo, you can sample foods from all different categories, including organic, vegan, gluten-free, allergy-safe, hormone-free, non-GMO, raw, low-sodium, low-fat, and more. You’ll also learn about how to use these foods in your business model to maximize profits. The Healthy Food Expo is co-located with Restaurant and Lodging show.

Date: September 19-20, 2022 (tentative)

Venue: Orange County Convention Center

Cycle: Annual

Website: https://www.flrestaurantandlodgingshow.com/new-healthy-food-expo

NBAA-BACE – Aviation Convention and Exhibition

The largest business aviation show in the world! Attendees will gain insights on the future of business aviation, learn about about emerging innovations in flight, and check out the newest products from leading brands.

Date: October 18-20, 2022

Venue: Orange County Convention Center

Cycle: Annual

Website: https://nbaa.org/events/2022-nbaa-business-aviation-convention-exhibition-nbaa-bace/

PMA Fresh Summit

PMA Fresh Summit is the premier show for the fresh produce and florals industries. Expect to network with industry leaders, food safety experts, import/export professionals, retail buyers and more.

Date: October 27-29, 2022

Venue: Varies

Cycle: Annual

Website: https://www.pma.com/events/freshsummit

IAAPA Attractions Expo

IAAPA Expo is the world’s largest trade show for the attractions industry, with over 1,000 exhibitors from around the world. General managers, owners, and CEOs of theme parks, amusement parks, zoos, aquariums, and water parks attend the show to learn about new attractions, and connect with industry experts.

Date: November 15-18, 2022

Venue: Orange County Convention Center

Cycle: Annual

Website: https://www.iaapa.org/expos/iaapa-expo/iaapa-expo-2022

I/ITSEC

The Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) is the world’s largest conference for modeling, simulation and training. Held in early December in Orlando, Florida, I/ITSEC attendees can expect peer-reviewed paper presentations and analysis, special events, tutorials, a commercial exhibit hall, professional workshops, games and competitions, and STEM events for both teachers and students.

Date: November 28-December 2, 2022

Venue: Orange County Convention Center

Cycle: Annual

Website: https://www.iitsec.org/

Central Florida International Auto Show

Hosted at the Orange County Convention Center, the Central Florida International Auto Show takes place annually, with dozens of automotive manufacturers showcasing their latest models, tech, and features. Whether you work in the automotive industry, are looking for a new vehicle, or are just a plain ol’ “car-nut,” this is the show for you!

Date: December 2-4, 2022

Venue: Orange County Convention Center

Cycle: Annual

Website: https://orlandoautoshow.com/

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