Trade Events

International trade shows, trade missions, and state sponsored sales trips provide Missouri businesses opportunities to showcase their products and develop relationships with potential customers. You will benefit from the expertise of our trade consultants who will help you select the right events to attend and prepare you to get good results.

Missouri’s Global Market Access Program can provide reimbursement to qualified businesses for a portion of the costs associated with these events.


Date Name of the Event Venue Description
Mar 12-14, 2018 Dimdex 2018 Doha, Qatar Defense Industry Eq., Port/Shipbuilding Eq., Security/Safety Eq.
Mar 13-16, 2018 Expo Seguridad 2018 Mexico City, Mexico Consumer Electronics, Computer Software, Computer Services, Security/Safety Eq.
Mar 14-16, 2018 Agritek Astana 2018 Astana, Kazakhstan Agricultural Chemicals, Agricultural Machinery & Eq., Agricultural Products, Agricultural Services
Mar 26-28, 2018 Aerospace & Defense Supplier Summit-Seattle Seattle, WA, USA Aircraft/Aircraft Parts
Apr 5-8, 2018 Automechanika Istanbul 2018 Istanbul, Turkey Automotive Parts/Services Eq., Automobile/Light Truck/Vans, Computer Software, Computer Services, Electrical Power Systems, Machine Tools/Metalworking Eq., Operations/Maintenance Services, Robotics, Trucks/Trailers/Buses, Transportation Serv. (other than Aviation)
Apr 9-11, 2018 China Refrigeration 2018 Beijing, China Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Eq.
Apr 9-12, 2018 2018 NAB Show Las Vegas, NV, USA Audio/Visual Eq., Consumer Electronics, Electronics Industry Prod/Test Eq., Films/Videos, Information Services, Photographic Eq., Telecommunications Eq., Telecommunications Services
Apr 13-15, 2018 IDEM 2018 Singapore Dental Eq.
Apr 16-19, 2018 Defense Services Asia 2018 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Computers/Peripherals, Defense Industry Eq., Security/Safety Eq.
Apr 19-21, 2018 Costa Rica Community College Education Fair Greensboro, NC, USA Education/Training Services
Apr 23-26, 2018 WasteExpo 2018 Las Vegas, NV, USA Environmental Technologies, General Industrial Eq./Supplies, Pumps/Valves/Compressors, Water Resources Eq./Services
Apr 23-28, 2018 Fire Department Instructors Conference 2018 (FDIC) Indianapolis, IN, USA Building Products, Health Care Services, Security/Safety Eq.
Apr 24-28, 2018 China Plas 2018 Shanghai, China Chemical Production Machinery, Food Processing/Packaging Eq., General Industrial Eq./Supplies, General Science & Technology, Plastics Production Machinery, Plastics Materials/Resins
Apr 30-May 3, 2018 Offshore Technology Conference 2018 Houston, TX, USA General Industrial Eq./Supplies, Oil/Gas Field Machinery, Oil/Gas/Mineral Prod/Explor Serv., Operations/Maintenance Services
May 7-10, 2018 Special Operations Forces Exhibition & Conference (SOFEX) 2018 Amman, Jordan Defense Industry Eq.
May 7-11, 2018 NPE2018: The Plastics Show Orlando, FL, USA Plastics Production Machinery, Plastics Materials/Resins
May 16-18, 2018 Black Sea Defense & Aerospace Exhibition & Conference Bucharest, Romania Airport/Ground Support Eq., Aviation Services, Defense Industry Eq.
May 19-22, 2018 National Restaurant Association Restaurant Hotel-Motel Show (NRA Show) 2018 Chicago, IL, USA Agricultural Services, Foods - Processed, Food Processing/Packaging Eq., General Consumer Goods, Household Consumer Goods, Hotel/Restaurant Eq., Packaging Eq.
May 23-25, 2018 Licensing Expo 2018 Las Vegas, NV, USA Apparel, Artwork, Audio/Visual Eq., Books/Periodicals, Consumer Electronics, Films/Videos, Foods - Processed, General Consumer Goods, Musical Instruments, Toys/Games
May 31-Jun 2, 2018 International Franchising Expo 2018 New York, NY, USA Franchising
Jun 4-8, 2018 POSIDONIA 2018 Athens, Greece Port/Shipbuilding Eq.
Jun 11-15, 2018 EUROSATORY Paris, France Defense Industry Eq., Transportation Serv. (other than Aviation)
Jun 26-28, 2018 ConnectTechAsia 2018 Singapore Audio/Visual Eq., Computers/Peripherals, Education/Training Services, Robotics, Telecommunications Eq., Telecommunications Services
Jun 26-28, 2018 HydroVision International Conference and Exhibition 2018 Charlotte, NC, USA Architectural/Constr./Engineering SVC, Building Products, Construction Eq., Computer Software, Electrical Power Systems, Management Consulting Services, Operations/Maintenance Services, Pumps/Valves/Compressors, Renewable Energy Eq., Water Resources Eq./Services
Jun 30-Jul 2, 2018 Summer Fancy Food Show 2018 New York, NY, USA Foods - Processed, Food Processing/Packaging Eq., General Consumer Goods
Jul 16-22, 2018 Farnborough International Airshow Farnborough, UK Aircraft/Aircraft Parts, Airport/Ground Support Eq., Defense Industry Eq.
Jul 29-Aug 2, 2018 AACC 2018 Chicago, IL, USA Biotechnology, Laboratory Scientific Instruments, Medical Eq.
Aug 22-25, 2018 International Woodworking Fair 2018 Atlanta, GA, USA Forestry/Woodworking Machinery, Furniture, Machine Tools/Metalworking Eq., Plastics Production Machinery, Tools - Hand/Power