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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?


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


2 Million Unique Web Visits Per Year


65% of visitors make a purchase at our shows


101,000 Facebook followers and 42,000 twitter followers

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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.