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List of Trade Shows, Conventions and Expos Coming to Detroit

Winter and Spring Highlights:

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At any given time, several Trade Shows, Conventions and Expos are open to the public in the Metro-Detroit area. In the winter and spring months, look for:

Auburn Hills: The Palace (Event Calendar):
Highlights include:
  • No expo or events at time of this writing


Downtown Detroit: Cobo Center (Event Calendar):
Highlights include:
  • Teach for America Detroit (2/8)
  • America's Best Detroit Championship (2/15)
  • Motor City Classic Meet 2014 (2/15 through 12/16)
  • Detroit Boat Show 2014 (2/13 through 2/21)
  • Nation of Islam Saviour's Day (2/21 through 2/23)
  • DCBA Chinese New Year Banquet (2/27)
  • Detroit Grand National Championship (3/1 through 3/2)
  • Autorama (3/7 through 3/9)
  • Break the Floor Dance Convention (3/7 through 3/9)
  • GM Supplier of the Year 2013 (3/10 through 3/12)
  • DECA State Career Development Conference (3/12 through 3/17)
  • Michigan Democratic Party Convention (3/14 through 3/15)
  • Doorway to the Future Dinner (3/20)
  • Motor City Nationals (3/22 through 3/23)
  • Detroit Bike CiIty Show (3/28 through 3/29)
  • Affirmations Spring Bash 2014 (4/5)
  • The Extraordinaire Easter Hair Show (4/20)
  • Andrew Womack Ministries Gospel Truth Rally (4/25)
  • COGIC 100 Year Celebration (4/25 through 4/26)
  • 2014 ACI National Home Performance Conference & Trade Show (4/29 through 5/1)
  • NAACP -- Freedom Fund Dinner (5/4)
  • Michigan Minority Procurement Conference & Trade Fair 2014 (5/5 through 5/7)
  • Michigan Osteopathic Association's 115th Annual Spring Scientific Convention (5/14 through 5/17)
  • National Main Streets Conference (5/18)
  • General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (6/14 through 6/21)
  • Konami Digital Systems, Inc. (7/10 through 7/13)
  • Netroots Nation 2014 (7/17 through 7/20)
  • Islamic Society of North America Annual Convention (8/27 through 9/2)
  • 21st World Congress on Intelligent Transportation Systems (9/7 through 9/11) 
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of MI Conference (9/30 through 10/5)
  • Titans of Dance (10/5)
  • Michigan Council of Society for Human Resources Management (10/8 through 10/10)

 

Mt. Clemens: Gibraltar Trade Center (Event Calendar):
Highlights include:

  • Spring Arts & Crafts Show (2/21 through 2/23)
  • Spring Home Improvement Show (2/21 through 2/23)
  • Body'N Soul Expo (3/8 through 3/9)
  • Antique Show (3/14 through 3/16)
  • RC Model Airplane (3/15 through 3/16)
  • 7th Annual Custom Motorcycle Show (3/22 through 3/23)
  • DLUX Entertainment Expo (3/28 through 3/30)
  • Guitar & Music Swap (4/12 through 4/13)
  • Shriner's Car Show (4/25 through 4/27)
  • Monthly Events:
    • Bath City Roller Girls Roller Derby (2/1, 3/15)
    • Garage Sale Extravaganza (4/18 through 4/19)
    • Gun & Knife Show (2/14-16; 3/14-16)
    • Holistic Festival (2/7-9; 4/4-6)
    • Mom-to-Mom Sale (2/1-2; 3/8-9)
    • Sports, Cards, Antiques & Collectibles Show (2/7-9; 2/28-3/2)


Novi: Suburban Collection Showplace (Event Calendar):
Highlights include:
  • Michigan Antique Arms Collectors Show (2/1 through 2/2)
  • Wolverine Knife Collectors Show (2/1 through 2/2)
  • 48th Annual Detroit Camper and RV Show (2/5 through 2/9)
  • Gold Key Travel - Sandals Resort - Info Night (2/5)
  • The Woodworking Shows (2/14 through 2/15)
  • Novi Bridal Expo (2/15 through 2/16)
  • Giant Motorcycle Swap Meets (2/16)
  • AFPD Annual Dinner (2/22)
  • Novi Gun & Knife Show (2/22 through 2/23)
  • World's Greatest Hobby on Tour (2/22 through 2/23)
  • Outdoorama (2/27 through 3/2)
  • Cottage & Lake Front Living Show (2/27 through 3/2)
  • MGIA Landscaping (3/3 through 3/5)
  • IREM Institute of Real Estate Management (3/5)
  • Michigan Golf Show (3/7 through 3/9)
  • Spring Boating Expo (3/11 through 3/17)
  • 22nd Annual Spring Boating Expo (3/13 through 3/16)
  • Gordon Food Show (3/19)
  • Novi Backyard, Pool & Spa Show (3/20 through 3/24)
  • Motor City Hot Rod & Racing Expo (3/21 through 3/23)
  • Novi Spring Home and Garden Show (3/28 through 3/30)
  • Metro Detroit National College Fair (3/31 through 4/1)
  • Lipari (4/9)
  • Great Lakes Art Fair (4/11 through 4/13)
  • Fallen & Wounded Soldiers Fund Annual Dinner (4/12)
  • VegFest 2014 (4/13)
  • LEGO Kidsfest Tour (4/25 through 4/27)
  • 2014 International Womens Show (4/30 through 5/4)
  • Scrapbook Show (5/8 through 5/10)
  • Comic Con (5/16 through 5/18)
  • Gen & Jewelry Show (6/6 through 6/8)
  • Rubber Stamp Show (7/31 through 8/3)
  • Fifth Third Bank MIchigan State Fair (8/29 through 9/1)
  • Michigan Antique Arms Collectors Show (9/6 through 9/7)
  • Brides Day Bridal Show (9/7)
  • Team World Vision - Detroit Marathon Dinner (10/17)
  • Testing Expo (10/28 through 10/29)


Pontiac: Silverdome (Event Calendar):
Highlights include:
  • No events scheduled at this time


Taylor: Gibraltar Trade Center (Event Calendar):
Highlights include:
  • Motorcycle Swap Meet & Expo (2/22 through 2/23)
  • Ray Nikolai's Railroad Model Train & Memorial Show (3/9)
  • Guitar & Music Equipment Swap (3/15 through 3/16)
  • Building Materials Auction (4/5)
  • Golden Gloves Tournament (4/11 through 4/13)
  • Monthly events:
    • Garage Sale Extravaganza (3/15 through 3/16)
    • Gun & Knife Show (2/28-3/2, 4/25-27)
    • Mom to Mom Sale (2/8 through 2/9)
    • Sports Cards, Antiques, and Collectibles Show (2/14-16, 3/21-23, 4/18-19)


Warren: Macomb Sports & Expo Center (Event Calendar):
Highlights include:
  • 4th Annual Warrior Competition (1/31 through 2/2)
  • Discover Macomb (2/15)
  • Macomb Home Show (2/22 through 2/23)
  • Great Lakes Comic-Con (2/28 through 3/1)
  • 36th Annual Midwest Fly FIshing Show (3/8 through 3/9)
  • 30th Annual Macomb Science Olympiad - Region 7 Tournament (3/22)
  • 8th Annual Carnival of Care (3/29)
  • Discover Macomb (3/29)
  • Detroit Area Auto Modelers Toy Show (4/6)
  • Macomb Community College Career Services - Spring Job Fair (4/29)
  • Macomb Science Olympiad - Elementary Tournament (5/3)
  • Macomb Special Olympics (5/6)
  • National Defense Industry Association - Michigan Defense Show (5/20 through 5/21)
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