Why do you primarily visit exhibitor expos during industry trade shows?

To find new suppliers: 38%

I don't usually attend exhibitor expos during trade shows: 25%

For face-to-face meetings with current suppliers: 19%

Curiosity/giveaways: 12%

Other: 6%



“I don’t attend “live” industry trade shows. I find trade shows to be a waste of money and time in today’s Internet age. Trade shows simply don't have the appeal that they had, say, 20 years ago!”


“I also attend to see what is new out there to help my business grow.”