Top Consumer Goods Trade Shows for 2020

by Mei Xu on Jun 05, 2020

Top Consumer Goods Trade Shows for 2020

Trade shows are a great resource for consumer product businesses for a number of reasons. One large reason is the networking opportunities to build important business relationships with other buyers, vendors and consumers. In addition, trade shows are a terrific way to gain insight into your competition and receive feedback. You may even strike gold and walk away with purchase orders for your product. Have we sold you yet? Read our list of top trade shows in the US for consumer product businesses!


1. The Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market

Dates: January 14-21, 2020

Dates: July 14-20, 2020

Location: Atlanta, GA

This market boasts a community full of influencers, retail experts, store owners, designers, and media and manufacturers.
You should consider attending if you are in the gift, décor and lifestyle industry. This includes buyers from small, medium and large retailers, designers, event planners, buying groups, and media.



2. Maison et Objet Paris

Dates: January 17-20, 2020

Dates: September 4-8, 2020

Location: Paris, France

The leading home decor fair connecting the international interior design and lifestyle community. MAISON&OBJET PARIS, A SOURCE OF INSPIRATION. Inspired by its 2020 theme (RE) GENERATION!, the trade show will analyze the consumer habits of the new generation and their impact on the lifestyle sector.



3. Las Vegas Market

Dates: January 26-30, 2020

Dates: July 26-30, 2020

Location: Las Vegas, NV

Las Vegas Market sets the pace for what’s cool and cutting-edge, in a cross-category showcase that spans furniture, home decor and gift. Discover the Extraordinary We define the modern market experience for attendees who are serious about success, yet delight in a venue that offers an easy-going, West Coast vibe.


3. NY NOW Trade Show (NYNOW)

Date: February 1-5, 2020

Location: New York, NY

NY NOW Trade Show hosts 2,800 companies showcasing the very best lines across home, lifestyle, and gift spectrum. Exhibits include: general giftware, homewares, decorative and accessories, museum gifts, specialty foods, contemporary design products, floral products and pet products.


4. MAGIC Trade Show

Date: February 5-7, 2020

Location: Las Vegas, NV

MAGIC Trade Show is held twice a year and described as the most comprehensive fashion marketplace in the U.S. Items include women’s and men’s apparel, footwear, accessories from around the world. The large size of this show provides a great opportunity for networking, plus it’s located in the energetic city of Las Vegas. If you don’t mind crowds and love fashion, this one’s for you!



5. New York Fashion Week

Date: February 6-9, 2020

Location: NY, NY

Art Hearts Fashion is a leading platform for designers and artists to showcase their collections in a contemporary fashion week setting. Our events have been held coast to coast as a national platform for designers to showcase in New York, Miami, Los Angeles, and beyond. Founded in 2011, AHF has grown to become a top platform in the art & fashion community.



6. Ambiente Frankfurt, Intel Consumer Goods Fair

Date: February 7-11, 2020

Location: Frankfurt, Germany

At the world’s most important consumer goods trade fair you’ll be able to experience all the latest ideas and products at first hand – from the global market spectrum to industry trends and future visions. And interest in the fair is increasing as the high number of buyers makes Ambiente attractive to even more exhibitors from around the world. In 2019, 4,460 exhibitors from 92 countries came to Ambiente.


7. Pure London Trade Show 2020, UK

Date: February 9-11, 2020

Location: London, England

“Pure London is so much more than a fashion trade show. We bring together some of the brightest minds in the industry twice a year to showcase the best of the season’s collections, discover the latest trends, get exclusive business insight and make all-important international connections.

The Festival of Fashion provides a global platform for over 1,300 womenswear, menswear and kidswear collections offering brands and designers the opportunity to meet the buyers that matter the most to their businesses.”


8. New York Fashion Coterie

Dates: February 11-13, 2020

Dates: September 10-13, 2020

Location: New York City


“Uniting four distinct shows, COTERIE (Elevated Contemporary Apparel, Accessories and Footwear), FAME (Young Contemporary and Trend-Driven Fashion and Accessories), SOLE COMMERCE (Women’s Contemporary Footwear), and MODA (Accessible RTW, Year-Round Lifestyle Collections & Accessories)—The COTERIE Marketplace brings together all categories of women’s fashion under one roof, in the heart of Hudson Yards.

Every February and September, The COTERIE Marketplace anchors the New York market and kicks off the global sales calendar for the new season.”


9. London Fashion Week

Dates: February 14-18, 2020

Dates: September 10-13, 2020

Location: London

London Fashion Week takes place twice a year in February and September, showcasing over 250 designers to a global audience of influential media and retailers. It is estimated that orders of over £100m are placed during LFW each season.

Go behind-the-scenes of the London Fashion Week Hub to discover an immersive innovative experience which includes Designer Catwalks; Creative Installations; the DiscoveryLAB: an experiential space where fashion meets art, technology and music and a #PositiveFashion Designer Exhibition where the creative work of progressive designers explores the most compelling stories around sustainability, community and ethics.


10. Micam 2020

Dates: February 16-19, 2020

Dates: September 20-23, 2020

Location: Milan, Italy

“MICAM, the leading international exhibition of the footwear sector, is a unique event of its kind with over 1700 collections of footwear at each edition that successfully merges business and fashion.”


11. Milan Fashion Week

Dates: February 18-24, 2020

Location: Milan, Italy

Milano Fashion week is for sure one of the most important events in the city: the best Italian fashion brands in the world, dozens of catwalks, thousands of people, and everything happens in just 7 days!

Organized by Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana, The Fashion Chamber of Milan, Women Fashion week is a famous fashion event held twice a year, in February/March and September/October, in Milano, Italy.


12. Linea Pelle – International Leather Show

Dates: February 19-21, 2020

Dates: September 23-25, 2020

Location: Milan, Italy

LINEAPELLE is the most important international exhibition dedicated to leather, accessories, components, synthetics and models for footwear, leather goods, garments and furniture.

The fair system represented by LINEAPELLE and its connected “niche” events showcases the high quality of the exhibiting companies, with their outstanding style and customer service.


13. White Milano

Dates: February 20-23, 2020

Location: Milan, ItalyThe WHITE MILANO is the main trade show for womens collections and the leader for international brands scouting. It represents the launching pad for the success of brands and companies, as well as a reference point for most of the key multi-brand and Department Stores in the world.


14. Paris Fashion Week

Dates: February 24 – March 3, 2020

Dates: September 24 – October 6, 2020

Location: Paris, France

Paris Fashion Week is a series of designer presentations held biannually in Paris, France with spring/summer and autumn/winter events held each year. Dates are determined by the French Fashion Federation. Paris Fashion Week is held at venues throughout the city.


15. Cosmoproof – Bologna, Germany

Cosmoproof Perfumery & Cosmetics

Date: March 12-15, 2020

Cosmoproof Hair, Nails & Beauty Salon

Date: March 13-16, 2020

Location: Bologna, Germany

The 2020 edition marks a significant milestone: the end of a decade of social, economic and political changes, and the start of a new era.
With this edition Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna, which has been serving as a privileged window into the world of beauty for 53 years, offers an exclusive look at the major trendstechnological innovations and treatments that will revolutionize the sector over the next 10 years. This special perspective will impact every aspect of the fair: guiding international operators and companies, offering suggestions, and presenting new concepts to help everyone better prepare for the challenges of the future.


16. LA Fashion Week by The Society

Date: March 19-21, 2020

Location: Los Angeles, CA

The SOCIETY has since grown into an internationally acclaimed Fashion Experience that was one of the first Fashion Week productions that put an immense focus on making Fashion Week’s an inclusive experience for all, by bringing outside patrons, while transforming an industry known for B2B (business to business) interactions into a heavy B2C (business to customer) experience.

All this has led to The SOCIETY being a unique multi-day experience pushing the boundaries of imagination, and setting new standards within the Fashion Week industry.  By incorporating Fashion Week experiences that in the past where some of the most exclusive events in the world, they have now created an event with cutting-edge Runway production, world-class talent, and innovative art and technology, The SOCIETY is more than a Fashion Show – it is an unparalleled multi-sensory experience unlike any other.  The brand has created a passionate community of accepting Fashion lovers that have turned The SOCIETY into a way of life.


17. Dallas Total Home & Gift Market

Date: March 24-27, 2020

Location: Dallas, TX

This blockbuster once-a-year event features two markets in one. Find the latest styles in apparel and accessories, plus best-selling and one-of-a-kind gifts, gourmet and housewares items and home resources. This is also the last chance for full lines of holiday and floral. Discover it all. Only in Dallas.


18. LA Fashion Week 2020

Date: March 26-29, 2020

Location: Beverly Hills, CA

LA Fashion Week® is an organization dedicated to raising the profile of fashion in the United States with focus on the emergence of Los Angeles as one of the most important cultural cities in the world. Founded in 2010, and recognized as the official Fashion Week for the city of LA as declared by Mayor Eric Garcetti, California State Senator Ben Allen, and the White House for LAFW’s programs and initiatives on diversity. We are proud to be a leader in supporting the growing community of artists & designers that are a part of the cultural renaissance in LA and bringing them to the world stage


19. London Stationary Show

Date: April 21-22, 2020

Location: London

London Stationery Show is the unmissable event for stationery and gift retailers and buyers. Featuring the biggest selection of writing and paper products from around the world, you’ll find all the best brands under one roof, from the biggest UK and international brands to brand new start-ups.

Discover new and original products to add to your stationery and gifts range. Explore exciting new brands that your customers will love, alongside established bestsellers. With hundreds of products that work perfectly as additional items to your core range, there really is something for everyone at London Stationery Show.


20. Dallas Total Home & Gift Market

Date: June 24-29, 2020

Location: Dallas, TX

Total Home & Gift Market is the premier destination for connecting retailers and manufacturers in home décor, gifts, gourmet, housewares, accessories and lighting. Dallas not only delivers more, but more of what matters. In addition to permanent showrooms, The Temps provide hundreds of additional unique resources across all product categories.


21. Cosmoproof – Las Vegas, U.S.

Date: June 28-30, 2020

Location: Las Vegas, NV

Cosmoprof North America (CPNA) is the leading B2B beauty trade show where you can discover unique brand launches, product innovations, new channels for distribution, packaging, and manufacturing. The three-day event, which takes place under one roof encompass all sectors of the beauty industry. A great option for beauty companies looking to showcase their unique items to the world and form key relationships.


22. The Summer Food Fancy Show

Date: July 28-30, 2020

Location: New York, NY

The Summer Fancy Food Show is the largest specialty food industry event in North America, and the premier showcase for industry innovation. The 2019 Summer Show took place from Sunday, June 23 through Tuesday, June 25. Our attendees joined us and experienced more new and exciting events, programs, and exhibitors than ever before. It was THE place to see and taste the future of food!


23. Atlanta Intel Gift & Home Furnishings Market

Date: July 14-16, 2020

Location: Atlanta, GA

The premier Gift, Home Décor and Lifestyle Market featuring more than 8,000 brands across our 7 million square foot campus. Summer Market includes an array of seminars and demos, industry networking events, tastemaker parties and more.

Who should attend? Everyone in the gift, home décor and lifestyle industries: Buyers from small, medium and large retailers, designers, rug retailers, event planners, buying groups, bloggers, media.


24. Miami Swim Week

Date: July 11-15, 2020

Location: Miami, FL

Art Hearts Fashion is a leading platform for designers and artists to showcase their collections in a contemporary fashion week setting. Our events have been held coast to coast as a national platform for designers to showcase in New York, Miami, Los Angeles, and beyond. Founded in 2011, AHF has grown to become a top platform in the art & fashion community.


24. NY Fashion Week (The Society)

Date: September 3-6, 2020

Location: New York, NY

Join us for New York Fashion Week powered by The SOCIETY, for the best touring Fashion Experience that is transforming the industry with the leading Fashion Designers, Entertainment, and Production all under one roof for an unforgettable experience!

Register to receive one of fashion’s most coveted invites, a night surround by Industry Professionals, Fashion Designers, Models, and more. Guests will have access to exclusive, on-site hospitality, gain unmatched insider extras, and more.


25. Shanghai Fashion Week

Date: October 9-16, 2020

Location: Shanghai, China

On top of fashion shows, presentations and trade shows, Shanghai Fashion Week is also dedicated to inspiring and enhancing the industry by gathering powerful and relevant voices from the international fashion industry and creating engaging consumer events that boosts consumption.


26. Cosmoproof Asia – Hong Kong

Date: November 10-13, 2020

Location: Hong Kong

“The prestigious B2B Beauty Event in Asia-Pacific”

Cosmoprof Asia is the leading international beauty trade show in Asia, representing all beauty sectors. The continued growth of the show re-affirmed its pivotal role as the definitive platform for high-quality business to business activities in Asia-Pacific, the fastest growing beauty and personal care market. Cosmoprof Asia will celebrate its 25th anniversary in 2020, and held strategically across two venues:

Cosmopack Asia: November 10-12, 2020 will take place at the AsiaWorld-Expo (AWE) hosting exhibitors from the avant-garde supply chain: leaders in raw materials and ingredients, machinery and automation, primary and secondary packaging, contract manufacturing, applicators and private labels.

Cosmoprof Asia: November 11-13, 2020 will be held at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) and focused on finished goods across all the main cosmetic sectors: perfumery and cosmetics, beauty salon and spa, hair, nail, and accessories, as well as natural and organic.




If you’re interested in learning more about trade shows, find this helpful directory here.

Check out Mei Xu’s blog post of NY NOW this past August, link here!

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