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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 51 consumer home shows in the US, 16 in Canada, five holiday shows, two bridal shows and one spring boutique.  The 75 combined events, in 34 markets, currently attract 22,000 exhibitors, 1.9 million attendees and another 3 million unique web visitors annually. From 15 offices, the 170-person staff produces some of the most successful and longest-running shows in North America, including market-leading shows in Minneapolis, Philadelphia, Indianapolis, Vancouver, Calgary and Montreal—some of which have thrived in their markets for more than 75 years.

Why Marketplace Events?

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1.8 Million visitors and 20,000 exhibitors at our shows each year

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3 Million Unique Web Visits Per Year

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65% of visitors make a purchase at our shows

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201,000 Facebook followers and 44,000 twitter followers

Latest News

Austin Spring Boutique Logo



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Marketplace Events Launches Austin Spring Boutique Show

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Marketplace Events has announced a new spring shopping event for consumers. The Austin Spring Boutique Show will be held March 14-15, 2020, at the H-E-B Center in Cedar Park, Texas, an indoor arena just outside of Austin. Product categories will include apparel, gifts, gourmet foods and home décor, among others. Marketplace Events produces 67 consumer home shows and two bridal shows. The new event will be the company’s first spring shopping event.
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Mike Rowe



Cover Story:

Marketplace Events Announces Partnership with Mike Rowe and mikeroweWORKS Foundation

Solon, Ohio – February 5, 2019 – Marketplace Events, the largest producer of business-to-consumer home shows in North America, announced today that the company has partnered with skilled-trade advocate Mike Rowe, best known as the host and creator of Dirty Jobs, to promote its 60+ home shows.

(Photo credit: Michael Segal) 
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Tom Baugh Interview with TSE


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Power Lunch with Tom Baugh

Marketplace Events is enjoying sustained growth of its consumer show portfolio.  CEO Tom Baugh provided TSE's Mike Thomas with insights on shows that satisfy exhibitors and the public.

CLICK ON THE IMAGE TO READ THE FEBRUARY EDITION OF TSE.







Testimonials

  • This is an excellent show. There were lines of people at my checkout counter each day. We love to do this show. This was our best show ever - and we participate in approximately 15 shows a year.
    Vicki Stobbe, Main Street Company
    MAIN STREET COMPANY
  • 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
  • "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