The final numbers are in for The PPAI Expo 2015, and this year 11,314 distributors from more than 3,900 companies traveled to Las Vegas for the world’s largest and longest-running promotional products trade show. Reinforcing the outstanding feedback PPAI has received from distributors, exhibitors and all those involved, Expo 2015 attendance numbers continued to maintain the strong performance seen in 2014.
This year’s show floor included 1,350 exhibiting supplier companies occupying 3,185 booths, presenting hundreds of thousands of products occupying one million square feet of the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. With 19,582 participants from the U.S. and 38 countries, the overall non-gaming economic impact of Expo 2015 is estimated at $26,280,000 by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority.
The most important gathering of the year in the promotional products industry, Expo provides industry stakeholders a clear vision and direction for 2015, and what’s to come in product design, decoration, technology and thought leadership. The PPAI Expo 2016 will be held at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, January 10-14, 2016.