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List of Trade Shows, Conventions and Expos Coming to Detroit

Spring and Summer Highlights:

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General view of The Vladar Company Presents: HEADSMASH Special Preview Edition At The 24th Annual Motor City Comic-Con at Suburban Collection Showplace on May 18, 2013 in Novi, Michigan.
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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 spring and months, look for:

Auburn Hills: The Palace (Event Calendar):
Highlights include:
  • Oprah's The Life You Want Weekend (9/12 through 9/13)


Downtown Detroit: Cobo Center (Event Calendar):
Highlights include:
  • Michigan Minority Procurement Conference & Trade Fair 2014 (5/5 through 5/7)
  • Boishakhi Mela (5/10)
  • Michigan Osteopathic Association's 115th Annual Spring Scientific Convention (5/14 through 5/17)
  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. - Detroit Alumnae 75th Anniversary Celebration (5/17)
  • National Main Streets Conference (5/18)
  • Model Auditions (5/23)
  • Self Conference 2014 (5/29 through 5/31)
  • Kaltsas Productions - Boxing (5/30)
  • Sneaker Addix Convention (6/7)
  • The Big M (6/10 through 6/12)
  • Focus Hope's Heroes of Hope (6/13)
  • General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (6/14 through 6/21)
  • Engineering Society of Detroit (6/18)
  • Academy of General Dentistry 2014 Annual Meeting (6/23 through 6/29)
  • Konami Digital Systems, Inc. (7/10 through 7/13)
  • MTTC Exams (7/11 through 7/12)
  • Netroots Nation 2014 (7/17 through 7/20)
  • NACE - CARS Industry Week (7/31)
  • City of Detroit - Department of Elections (8/1 through 8/7)
  • 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)
  • God's World Concert (10/11)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Town Hall (10/13 through 10/14)
  • Detroit Free Press Health and Fitness Expo (10/16 through 10/18)
  • OESA Annual Outlook Conference (11/11)
  • 11th Annual Presbyterian Village of MI Foundation It's A Wonderful LIfe (11/14)
  • The WILD Dance Intensive (11/22 through 11/23)

 

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

  • Guard Up Fast Defense Stress Shooting (5/17)
  • "The Shiek" Tribute Bash (5/31)
  • Macomb Fair & Expo (5/28 through 6/8)
  • 25th Annual Senior Fun Festival (6/20)
  • Truck Warz (8/2)
  • USMA National Car Show (8/23-24)
  • Abate - Finale (9/6)
  • Peak Building Materials Auction (9/6)
  • Bands 4 Cancer - Musicfest (9/20)
  • Monthly Events:
    • Bath City Roller Girls Roller Derby (5/17, 6/14)
    • Bike Night (Fridays)
    • Garage Sale Extravaganza (5/24-25, 7/19-20, 9/13-14)
    • Guitar & Music Equipment Swap (6/28-29, 8/9-10)
    • Gun & Knife Show (5/16-18, 6/13-15, 7/11-13, 8/8-10, 9/19-21)
    • Holistic Festival (5/9-11, 6/21-22, 8/2-24, 9/12-14)
    • Mom-to-Mom Sale (5/31-6/1, 8/16-17)
    • Sports, Cards, Antiques & Collectibles Show (5/9-11, 6/27-29, 7/25-27, 8/22-24, 9/26-28)
    • Super Sale - Big Tops, Western, Furniture & Market Vendors (7/4-6, 8/29-31)
    • USMA Car Show (6/8, 9/7, 9/28)


Novi: Suburban Collection Showplace (Event Calendar):
Highlights include:
  • ESD/DTE Energy Conference (5/6)
  • Great Lakes Mega Meet Scrapbook Show (5/8 through 5/10)
  • Motor City Comic Con (5/16 through 5/18)
  • Hot Tub & Spa Sale (5/23 through 6/1)
  • Maximum Yield's Indoor Gardening Expo (5/29-6/1)
  • Gold Key Travel, Inc. - Sandals Information Night (5/29)
  • Gun & Knife Show (5/31 through 6/1)
  • Telematics Detroit 2014 (6/4 through 6/5)
  • 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 (9/5 through 9/7)
  • Michigan Antique Arms Collectors Show (9/6 through 9/7)
  • Society of Plastics Engineers (9/9 through 9/11)
  • Holiday Food & Beverage Show (9/9 through 9/10)
  • American Sewing Expo (9/26 through 9/28)
  • Fall Camper Show (10/1 through 10/5)
  • Team World Vision - Detroit Marathon Dinner (10/17)
  • Faith Covenant Church 100th Anniversary Dinner (10/18)
  • Testing Expo (10/28 through 10/29)
  • Home Builders Association Leadership Awards (12/3)
  • 2015 International Womens Show (4/29/15 through 5/3/15)


Taylor: Gibraltar Trade Center (Event Calendar):
Highlights include:
  • Downriver Fair (5/2 through 5/11)
  • Motor City Hot Wheelers Club (5/18)
  • Peak Building Materials Auction (6/7)
  • USMA National Car Show (7/19-20)
  • Monthly events:
    • Garage Sale Extravaganza (5/10-11,7/26-27,9/27-28)
    • Gun & Knife Show (5/23-25, 6/20-22, 7/18-20, 8/15-17, 9/12-14)
    • Mom to Mom Sale (7/28-29, 8/23-24)
    • Sports Cards, Antiques, and Collectibles Show (5/16-18, 6/13-15, 7/11-13, 8/8-10, 9/19-21)
    • Super Sale - Big Tops, Western, Furniture & Market Vendors (7/4-6, 8/29-31)


Warren: Macomb Sports & Expo Center (Event Calendar):
Highlights include:
  • Macomb Special Olympics Regional Competition (5/6)
  • National Defense Industry Association - Michigan Defense Show (5/20 through 5/21)
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