Emerald Expositions


Our 18 trade shows in the Sports sector are among the most iconic shows in the markets they serve. Our shows focus on outdoor sporting goods and related apparel and accessories for a wide range of pursuits including camping, hiking, climbing, skiing, bicycling and paddle sports. In general, the sports enthusiast clientele is well-served by independent specialized retailers. Our shows offer a many-to-many environment where thousands of specialty sports retailers from across the country have the opportunity to interact with hundreds of specialty equipment and apparel manufacturers.

Our Brands

Surf Expo is the largest and longest running board sports and beach/resort lifestyle trade show in the world. Visit the Site ›

Outdoor Retailer serves the worldwide active outdoor recreation business community. Core exhibitors are manufacturers and retailers that produce/sell gear, apparel, footwear, accessories and services for pursuits in the natural environment. Visit the Site ›


The Sports Licensing & Tailgate Show is held annually in Las Vegas. It is the only event of its kind for professional leagues, collegiate teams, other sports (team or otherwise) licensees and service companies to connect with thousands of retailers, concessionaires and other retailers interested in sports merchandise. Visit the Site ›

The Swim Collective, held semi-annually in Anaheim, CA, presents more than 200 juried swimwear and resort collections to an audience of swimwear specialty, better boutiques, luxury resorts, cruise retailers, gift stores, online stores, surf specialty and department stores. Visit the Site ›

The Active Collective, held semi-annually in Anaheim, CA & New York, NY, presents more than 200 juried activewear collections to an audience of active athleisure stores, boutiques, luxury resorts, online stores, gyms, studios, sport specialty and department stores. Visit the Site ›

The Imprinted Sportswear Show (ISS) is the largest trade show dedicated to the decorated apparel industry. With 5 annual shows across the country, attendees that primarily screen print or embroider on t-shirts, sweatshirts, hoodies, baby apparel and bags will find the best selection of vendors for supplies and screen printing equipment. The various locations in Long Beach, Atlantic City, Nashville, Orlando and Fort Worth allow easy driving access to many of the independent t-shirt companies. Visit the Site ›