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2012 - Louisville, Kentucky

2012 - Louisville, Kentucky

The 2012 TSNN Awards held in Louisville was a huge success!




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About 2012 TSNN Award

The 2012 TSNN Awards weekend was a huge success in Louisville, drawing a record-breaking crowd to not only celebrate 50 of the fastest-growing shows in the U.S., but also spend three days in an amazing city!

2012 TSNN Award Event Recap!

  • Overall 2012 TSNN Award Winners
  • All 2012 TSNN Awards Winners
  • 2012 TSNN Awards Photos
  • 2012 Event Brochure Download
  • 2012 SMOTY Award Winners

Overall 2012 TSNN Award Winners



TSNN Awards Overall Fastest-growing Show - Net Square Footage



TSNN Awards Overall Fastest-growing Show - Attendance

25 Fastest-growing Shows - Net Square Footage

  • The Great American Trucking Show
  • FDIC - Fire Department Instructors Conference
  • Cosmoprof North America
  • MAGIC Marketplace (MAGIC/WWDMAGIC/MAGIC kids/Sourcing at MAGIC/Project/Pool) - Aug.
  • SEMA 2011 Show (Specialty Equipment Market Association)
  • Surf Expo - Sept.
  • E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo)
  • OFFPRICE Show - Feb.
  • OFC/NFOEC (Optical Fiber Communication/Natl. Fiber Optic Engineers Conference)
  • MAGIC Marketplace (MAGIC/WWDMAGIC/MAGIC kids/Sourcing at MAGIC/Project/Pool) - Feb.
  • LandWarNet
  • Premiere Orlando
  • International CTIA WIRELESS
  • AUSA Annual Meeting
  • OFFPRICE Show - Aug.
  • SuperZoo
  • Annual National RV Trade Show
  • Pack Expo Las Vegas/CPP Expo
  • NPPC's World Pork Expo
  • 2011 IFT Annual Meeting & Food Expo
  • IAAPA Attractions
  • Farmfest

25 Fastest-growing Shows - Attendance

  • WPPI - Wedding and Portrait Photographers International
  • 2011 ATA Archery Trade Show
  • Shooting, Hunting & Outdoor Trade Show (SHOT Show)
  • Surf Expo - Sept.
  • GlobalShop
  • SuperZoo
  • National Retail Federation’s Annual Convention & EXPO – Retail’s BIG Show
  • America's Largest RV Show
  • Outdoor Retailer Winter Market
  • Interop Las Vegas
  • WasteExpo 2011
  • AudiologyNow!
  • SEMA 2011 Show (Specialty Equipment Market Association)
  • ABS - America's Beauty Show
  • Nightclub & Bar Convention and Trade Show
  • Farmfest
  • International CES
  • OFA Short Course
  • Outdoor Retailer Summer Market
  • Safari Club International Annual Hunter's Convention
  • NSC 2011 Annual Congress & Expo
  • JCK Las Vegas
  • IPC APEX Expo
  • The Work Truck Show & NTEA Annual Convention

TSNN Awards 2012 Video Highlights

2012 TSNN Award Photo Gallery


2012 SMOTY Award Winners


Here are the five winners that were chosen by an independent panel of judges:

Tier I – 1 to 150 booths: Molly Mérez, executive director, Ticket Summit, Inc.

Tier II – 151 to 300 booths: Margery Palonis, CEM, exhibits manager, Academy of General Dentistry

Tier III – 301 to 700 booths: Nancy Johnson, event director, Brewers Association

Tier IV – 701 to 1,500 booths: Deborah Swift, owner and president, Swift Solutions

Tier V – 1,501+ booths: Gene Sanders, senior vice president of Trade Shows and Conferences, SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association

TSNN Awards Schedule - at a Glance

Saturday, August 11, 2018
  1. There are more than 44,000 registered foals that are born annually and only 20 of these have a shot at age 3 to race in the Kentucky Derby.  The odds of a Justify coming along and winning the Triple C ...
  2. Michael McCauley will begin the education session with an overview and explanation of this year’s theme: Transformation. He will then topline some of the exciting presentations to be experienced this ...
  3. Attracting What You Want and Need through Personal Branding: Everyone has a personal brand, but not everyone uses it strategically to achieve their goals. Smart personal branders decide what qualities ...
  4. Influencer Marketing Manufacturing Word-of-Mouth Recommendations for Your Event or Brand Today’s media landscape is more competitive than ever. Brands are finding it more and more difficult to break t ...
  5. This session will be an actual case study highlighting the success Denise Miller (Vice President, Event and Digital Marketing) of the National Home Builders Association (NAHB), achieved by unlocking t ...
  6. When the Spirit of Transformation Moves – You Need To Move Too! An interactive multimedia experience exploring “What Happens When The Spirit of Transformation begins to change Everything—including how ...
  7. Attention all Boutique Shoppers! Join us for a visit to Butchertown Market, where you can find fabulous accessories, home décor, bourbon spices, locally made bath products, amazing chocolates and most ...

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