Expos

Expos and festivals provide attendees a real-life, engaging experience and our partners face-to-face consumer interactions for a measurable return on investment. Our portfolio of expos occur across the country and cover a wide selection of demographics and interests including foodies, families, brides, home improvers, sports enthusiasts and more. These events are often headlined by celebrity talent to maximize attendance.

Flavored Nation

Every state has an iconic dish. Ever had a lobster roll from Maine or brisket from Texas? Flavored Nation gives attendees the opportunity to taste iconic dishes from around the country, prepared by leading chefs representing their states. Along with food, guests enjoy wine, beer, and liquor tastings, music, games and more. A culinary tour of America.
The public decides each state’s iconic dish and our last poll received more than 350,000 votes.

Wine & Food Experience

The Wine & Food Experience showcases the local culinary scene in cities across the country. Guests indulge in a food exploration showcasing the best food, wine, beer and spirits from local restaurants, eateries, wineries and breweries. The event also features demonstrations, seminars and meet-and-greets with critically-acclaimed chefs and food personalities.

In 2019, more than 16,000 people attended the event’s tour consuming 97,000+ wine and beer samples.

Kidz Expo

The Kidz Expo is a fun-filled day for babies, toddlers, kids, tweens and families to play and learn about all the important aspects of raising happy, healthy kids. Families spend time together and make lasting memories, all while enjoying activities and entertainment. Local businesses showcase their offerings to event attendees, kids and families in the area.
Past celebrity guest appearances include China Anne McClain, Sean Ryan Fox and Peyton List.

Life: Boomers & Seniors Expo

The Life Expo is an event for boomers and seniors featuring bingo games, health screenings, seminars, entertainment and more. The event features exhibits from local businesses and organizations on topics including health insurance, travel, home improvement, shopping, legal services, entertainment and more. Local businesses showcase their offerings to event attendees.

Past celebrity guest appearances include Henry Winkler, John Ratzenberger and Derek Hough.

Home & Garden Show

The Home & Garden Show is a place where attendees can explore ideas for their homes, talk with knowledgeable craftsmen who know every detail about their trade and check off some of the items on their home improvement lists. Show exhibitors are industry-leading local companies and professionals that help guests learn about their business and get information on DIY projects

The Columbus Home & Garden Show runs for a full week in the fall and spring seasons.

Wedding Show

Our wedding shows feature the most experienced wedding professionals to help answer attendee questions and bring their dream weddings to life. They also serve as inspiration for guests to see the latest styles and trends from top designers, sample scrumptious bites from bakeries and caterers receive exclusive specials and win fabulous prizes.

Randy Fenoli of TLC’s “Say Yes to the Dress” headlined the 2020 Columbus Wedding Show.

Sports Show

Everything outdoors is celebrated at our sports shows including fishing, hunting, camping, kayaking, boating, hiking and so much more. Attendees can spend the day taking in seminars, family entertainment, meet-and-greets, tournaments and contests. Local businesses also showcase their offerings to event attendees, which include outdoor enthusiasts in the area.

The Milwaukee Sports Show has been in operation for more than 80 years.
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