trade show


trade show

noun

: a large gathering in which different companies in a particular field or industry show their products to possible customers

Full Definition of TRADE SHOW

:  a large exposition to promote awareness and sales of especially new products within an industry <a computer trade show>

Examples of TRADE SHOW

  1. The company unveiled a new product at the annual trade show this week.

First Known Use of TRADE SHOW

1895

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trade show

noun    (Concise Encyclopedia)

Temporary market organized to promote trade, where buyers and sellers gather to transact business. Trade fairs are organized at regular intervals, generally at the same location and time of year. They are especially common in Europe and Asia, where nearly every country has at least one major annual international exposition. They range in scope from those dealing with one industry or branch of industrial production to general exhibits of goods and merchandise. Trade shows and conventions confined to a single industry or even to a specialized segment of an industry have become increasingly common.

Variants of TRADE SHOW

trade show or trade fair

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