CAEM is the national association for Canadian producers, venues and suppliers of commercial events – also referred to as trade shows, consumer shows and/or expositions.

The business events industry, including commercial events, directly employs 229,000 people across the country and contributes $33 billion in direct spending annually to local economies.  Expositions contribute to increased business development, support for the tourism and transport industries and drive research, innovation, and professional connections across countless industries.