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Conventions

Conventions are big business in Las Vegas. • Expansion of the Las Vegas Convention Center, a $1.4 billion project, will keep the city on pace to compete for the top shows. • CES tops the list. (See Top 10 below, and follow the link to a full list.)
Top 10 Las Vegas conventions
(ranked by attendance)
1. CES — Consumer Technology Association
2. NAB — National Association of Broadcasters
3. MAGIC — Marketplace Spring Show
4. SHOT Show — Shooting, Hunting & Outdoor Trade Show
5. World of Concrete
6. International Builders Show
7. Las Vegas Market (winter)
8. Las Vegas Market (summer)
9. ASD Market Week
10. (tie) Mr. Olympia.
10. (tie) PMMI — Pack Expo Las Vegas

See the full list of Las Vegas conventions.
 
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5 booths that caught eyes at CES 2022

While the more than 2,300 booths were spread across several venues on the Las Vegas Strip, some were bound to get more traffic than others. Check out five booths that turned heads on the trade show floor.

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