Athletic Business Show



Meeting the Right People at the Right Time Makes Great Things Happen.

Our special events are designed to build community and facilitate relationships amongst our 2,700+ athletic, fitness, recreation and military attendees.

Back by popular demand, we're excited for the return of our Golf Classic and Military Reception (exclusive event for military attendees), bringing you even more networking opportunities than before! "Discover What's Possible" when you make the right connections at AB Show.


Military Reception


Wednesday, Nov. 13 | 5:00PM-7:00PM

Location to be announced soon.

AB Show is proud to be the event military professionals attend year after year. Open exclusively to registered military attendees, kick off your AB Show 2019 experience with AB Show staff, exhibitors and other military personnel from the Air Force, Army, Navy and Marines for networking, drinks and hors d’oeuvres. Access to this networking event is complimentary with paid military registration.




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First-Timers’ Reception

Are you a first-time AB Show full-conference attendee? If so, join us for this popular gathering with our staff and other first-time attendees. Start growing your professional network from the first day of the show!

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Welcome Reception

Thursday, Nov. 14, 8:00pm-11:00pm

B. B. King's Blues Club

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Early-Morning Workout

Friday, Nov. 15, 6:30am-8:00am

Expo Halls C-D1, Orange County Convention Center

Get up, get going, get exercising! AB Show’s early-morning workout is the perfect place to try out and compare the latest cardiovascular, strength and functional training equipment. And the best part? You’ll get your workout in at the same time.

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Facilities of Merit Reception

Friday, Nov. 15, 6:00pm-8:00pm

3NINE At The Plaza

The popular Facilities of Merit Reception will take place Friday, Nov. 15, at 3NINE At the Plaza, a beautiful venue located in the Rosen Plaza Hotel adjacent to the convention center.

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