trade fair


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

Examples of trade fair in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Russia’s sovereign wealth fund is due to open an office in Harbin, according to the country’s state media, while the two two leaders will attend the opening of the China-Russia Expo trade fair. Charlie Campbell, TIME, 17 May 2024 At any art fair, as at any trade fair, money is the object. Holland Cotter, New York Times, 2 May 2024 To mark completion of the Panama Canal, the Panama California Exposition, an ambitious trade fair for a town then numbering fewer than 40,000 people, opened in 1915. Christopher Knight, Los Angeles Times, 27 Mar. 2024 My first Valentino fashion show took place at Pitti Uomo [Florence’s semiannual men’s wear trade fair] in 2012. Laura May Todd, New York Times, 18 Feb. 2024 Countries often treat the Olympics like a security trade fair. IEEE Spectrum, 27 Dec. 2023 With its owner Karen Feldman, Cowan has been developing a set of four glasses to be released in January at Maison & Objet, a major trade fair for interior design in Paris. Cat Woods, Smithsonian Magazine, 3 Oct. 2023 Just a few years ago, the MIMS annual trade fair for Russia’s auto industry was dominated by European, Japanese, and Korean automakers. Fred Weir, The Christian Science Monitor, 11 Sep. 2023 Its events, which took place in the Kenyatta International Convention Center, downtown Nairobi’s most iconic building, an Afro-modernist skyscraper built in the 1970s, had the feel of a trade fair, except that the main audience was banks, private equity firms, philanthropies, and donor governments. Max Bearak,, 6 Sep. 2023

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“Trade fair.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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