Athletic Business Show 2017



Discover What's Possible With AB Show 2018

AB Show brings you 250+ exhibiting companies spanning the full spectrum of the industry allowing thousands of athletic, fitness and recreation professionals from around the world to effectively manage and equip their programs and facilities. From the most innovative products and latest industry advancements to the basic essentials needed for day-to-day operations, It’s All Here at AB Show.

Plus, learn the latest trends from more than 130 educational sessions, taught from top industry experts.

We are working hard on building AB Show 2018. Check back often to see all the great things we have in store as we head to New Orleans, Nov. 7-10, 2018.

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Why Attend AB Show?

AB Show is THE four-day, high-intensity conference and trade show designed to help you find the products and services you need to effectively manage and equip your programs and facilities and give you the tools to help you grow.

This industry-leading educational platform and dynamic, robust trade show is designed specifically to cultivate a strong sense of community within our industry and provide a single location where thousands of athletic, fitness, recreation and military professionals, as well as 250+ manufacturers around the world, can come together to share ideas, find solutions and drive the industry forward.

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Who Attends?

Facility owners, managers and program directors looking to improve their programs, facility and career head to AB Show to explore the latest innovations, learn from industry experts and connect with their peers to propel the industry forward. AB Show boasts an incredibly diverse attendee base of athletic, fitness, recreation and military professionals spanning the full spectrum of the industry.

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AB Show 2018 will take place Nov. 7-10, 2018 in New Orleans, Louisiana at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. The pre-conference will be on Nov. 7 with the full conference taking place Nov. 8-10. The expo hall will be open Nov. 8-9.

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AB Show is proud to partner with the Medical Fitness Association (MFA), National Alliance for Youth Sports (NAYS) and Faith & Fitness Magazine, which are holding their annual conferences in conjunction with AB Show.

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When is AB Show 2018?

The show will take place Nov. 7-10, 2018. Pre-conference workshops and tours will take place Wednesday, Nov. 7. The trade show will be open Nov. 8-9.

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VIP Application

Have an upcoming building or renovation project with a budget of $5 million+?

If so, apply for an all-expense paid trip to AB Show 2018 (Nov. 7-10 in New Orleans, Louisiana) as one of our exclusive VIP Hosted Buyers!

Let AB Show help you connect with key athletic, fitness and recreation suppliers, architects and peers from around the world to lay the foundation for a successful building project.

Only 20 VIPs will be approved for the 2018 event.

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