Orange County Business Journal

CONVENTION EVENTS CALENDAR

Sunday, August 11, 2013
Orange International Street Fair: crowds check out countries’ cultures

Orange International Street Fair: crowds check out countries’ cultures

MANUFACTURING

Event: Medical Design &

Manufacturing West

Date: Feb. 10-13

Location: Anaheim Convention Center

Attendance: 16,000

NONPROFITS

Event: Kiwanis International California-Nevada-Hawaii District

Date: Feb. 5-9

Location: Anaheim Convention Center

Attendance: 800

Event: National Charity League

Date: April 22-26

Location: Anaheim Convention Center

Attendance: 600

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Event: Association of Public Safety Communications Officials

Date: Aug. 18-21

Location: Anaheim Convention Center

Attendance: 3,000

Event: Professionals in Human Resources Association

Date: Aug. 26-28

Location: Anaheim Convention Center

Attendance: 2,000

Event: California Retired Teachers Association

Date: Sept. 4-7

Location: Anaheim Convention Center

Attendance: 125

Event: West Coast Franchise Expo

Date: Oct. 24-26

Location: Anaheim Convention Center

Attendance: 5,000

Event: California Association for the Gifted 52nd Annual Conference

Date: Feb. 14-16

Location: Anaheim Marriott Hotel

Attendance: 500

Event: California Dental Association

Date: May 15-17

Location: Anaheim Convention Center

Attendance: 30,000

RELIGIOUS GROUPS

Event: Southern California Renewal Communities Convention

Date: Aug. 30-Sept. 1

Location: Anaheim Convention Center

Attendance: 7,000

Event: Religious Education Congress

Date: March 13-16

Location: Anaheim Convention Center

Attendance: 40,000

RETAIL/CONSUMER PRODUCTS

Event: Crossroads of the West Gun Shows

Date: Aug. 17-18; Nov. 30-Dec. 1

Location: OC Fair & Event Center

Event: Airline Passenger Experience Expo

Date: Sept. 7-12

Location: Anaheim Convention Center

Attendance: 1,500

Event: 27th Annual Hot Wheels

Collectors Convention

Date: Sept. 25-29

Location: Hyatt Regency Orange County

Attendance: 1,500

Event: Sugar Plum Festivals

Date: Oct. 3-5; Nov. 14-16

Location: OC Fair & Event Center

Event: Western Fairs Association

Date: Jan. 3-10

Location: Anaheim Convention Center

Attendance: 1,500

Event: The NAMM Show

Date: Jan. 23-26

Location: Anaheim Convention Center

Attendance: 94,000

Event: Natural Products Expo West

Date: March 6-9

Location: Anaheim Convention Center

Attendance: 65,000

SPORTS

Event: Embassy Ballroom Championships

Date: Aug. 28-Sept. 1

Location: Anaheim Convention Center

Attendance: 1,000

Event: Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend

Date: Aug. 30-Sept. 1

Location: Disneyland Resort

Attendance: 17,000

Event: Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend

Date: Jan. 16-19

Location: Disneyland Resort

Event: United Spirit Association

Junior Nationals

Date: March 1-2

Location: Anaheim Convention Center

Attendance: 8,500

Event: United Spirit Association

Spirit Nationals

Date: March 28-30

Location: Anaheim Convention Center

Attendance: 33,000

Event: United Spirit Association All Star Championships

Date: March 22-23

Location: Anaheim Convention Center

Attendance: 13,500

Event: The American Showcase

Date: April 11-13

Location: Anaheim Convention Center

Attendance: 22,000

TECHNOLOGY/TELECOM

Event: UBM Canon LLC Expo

Date: Feb. 11-13

Location: Anaheim Convention Center

Attendance: 42,000

Event: Vex Robotics World

Championships 2014

Date: April 22-27

Location: Anaheim Convention Center

Attendance: 8,500

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