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Marketplace Events creates vibrant expositions connecting enthusiasts with experts, products and services in dynamic face-to-face environments.  The company produces 38 consumer home shows in the US, 14 in Canada, and five holiday shows.  The 57 combined events, in 25 markets, attract 15,000 exhibitors, 1.75 million attendees and another 2 million unique web visitors annually. From 14 offices, the 150-person staff produces some of the most successful and longest-running shows in North America, including market-leading shows in Minneapolis, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Vancouver, Calgary and Montreal—some of which have thrived in their markets for more than 75 years.  In 2016 the company launched Marketing Solutions, a division that provides digital marketing, custom printing, branded content and sales support to their expanding customer base.


Why Marketplace Events?

1.7M


1.75 Million visitors and 15,000 exhibitors at our shows each year

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2 Million Unique Web Visits Per Year

65%


65% of visitors make a purchase at our shows

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101,000 Facebook followers and 42,000 twitter followers

Upcoming Shows

Latest News

  • Marketplace Events announces partnership with Habitat for Humanity

    Jan 10, 2017

    CLEVELAND, OH, (Jan. 10, 2017) -- Marketplace Events has announced its partnership with Habitat for Humanity, to assist in their mission to create a world where everyone has a decent and affordable place to live. Marketplace Events has committed to provide corporate financial support, product donations, contributions from attendees, advocacy and awareness building and on-site activation across 57 annual events in 25 markets.

  • Marketplace Events Acquires Five Home Shows and Country’s Largest Christmas Show from Southern Shows

    Dec 21, 2016

    CLEVELAND, Ohio – December 21, 2016 – It was announced today, by David J. Zimmerman, President of Southern Shows, Inc. and Tom Baugh, CEO of Marketplace Events, that Southern Shows has sold six of the 18 shows in its portfolio to Marketplace Events. All events in this transaction are located in North Carolina: two home shows in Raleigh, two in Charlotte and one in Greensboro along with the Southern Christmas Show in Charlotte.

  • Marketplace Events acquires shows in Indianapolis, Richmond; Grows portfolio to 51 shows

    Sep 27, 2016

    CLEVELAND, Ohio – September 27, 2016 – Marketplace Events, North America's largest home show producer, announced today it has acquired two shows in Indianapolis, In. and three home shows in Richmond, Va., bringing its portfolio to 51 shows including 47 consumer home shows and four holiday shows.

Testimonials

  • Marketplace Events consistently produces the best home shows in the industry. If you're not already exhibiting with them, you should definitely consider it—you won't regret it.
    Steven Fahey, Passanante's Home Food Services
    Multiple Show Exhibitor
  • Everyone with Marketplace Events is professional and very accommodating. It was a very positive experience and we will be exhibiting again.
    Shannon Scott, Zippy Shell
    Raleigh Home Show Exhibitor
  • Marketplace Events always has excellent shows!

    Thanks for all you do!
    Nichole Nix, Scottish Stained Glass
    Salt Lake Home Show Exhibitor
  • "We were very pleased with our experience at the Cleveland Home + Remodeling Expo. The pre-show marketing efforts helped build good crowds each day. We secured qualified leads and a number of significant remodeling projects, which are now underway. The Cleveland Convention Center is an ideal location, drawing consumers from across the market."
    Dan Hurst, Hurst Design-Build-Remodeling
    Cleveland Home + Remodeling Expo Exhibitor
  • "This was our first time at the Denver Home Show and it was a ​great success. We look forward to next year!"
    Stephen Sennett, Denver Egress Window
    Denver Home Show Exhibitor
  • "The Cleveland Home + Remodeling Expo was a great show. We received good leads that became substantial projects!"
    Ted Otero, Otero Signature Homes
    Cleveland Home + Remodeling Expo Exhibitor
  • "The Denver Home Show continues to get bigger and better each year, and helps bring us lots of new customers and networking opportunities that we would not have had otherwise. You get out of it what you put into it, and much more!"
    Jeff Herman, Home Smart from Xcel Energy
    Denver Home Show Exhibitor / 2015 Official HVAC sponsor
  • "Very pleased with the turnout of attendees. I have been able to speak with very interested individuals. I was very pleased with the job done by Marketplace Events and I look forward to working with them in the future."
    Hilari Smith, Bath Fitter
    NOLA Home Show Exhibitor
  • "The Cleveland Home + Remodeling Expo greatly surpassed my expectations and was well worth the investment. It gave me the opportunity to share the quality of my work with a large volume of potential customers and resulted in many qualified leads. I plan to be a part of this show for years to come.”
    Dan Guardo, of Dan Guardo Contracting
    Cleveland Home + Remodeling Expo Exhibitor
  • "This was our first ever home show of any kind. Our experience was fantastic! We had excellent customer response and paid for the show in our first hour!” 
    Hal Fontinelle, Colorado Patio Concepts
    Denver Home Show Exhibitor