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-Importance of Trade Shows Evident in Top Growing Shows Recognized for Rapid Growth and Excellence in Exhibiting, including Business Connections, Networking and Learning Opportunities-


LOUISVILLE, KY; March 20, 2020 – ALUMINUM USA (ALU USA), the event dedicated to all aspects of the aluminum industry, has been recognized by Trade Show Executive as a Top Growing Show in 2019 and recipient of its 2020 Fastest 50 Awards. A testament to hard work and innovative growth strategies, ALUMINUM USA was one of 19 shows ranked in all three of the Fastest 50 growth categories; by Net Square Feet of Exhibit Space, by Number of Exhibiting Companies and by Total Attendance. The importance of trade shows and the opportunity to connect face-to-face is evident in Trade Show Executive’s 2020 Fastest 50 list of top-growing shows in the United States. The Awards recognized a total of 83 shows nationwide for rapid growth and excellence in exhibiting, including impressive venues, quality business connections, networking and learning.

ALUMINUM USA is the first in the US to cover the entire value chain from upstream (mining, smelting) via midstream (casting, rolling, extrusion) to downstream (finishing, fabrication). The industry’s Event for All Things Aluminum features two action-packed days with leading exhibits, demonstrations and a no-cost conference focused on raw materials, extrusion, semi-finished and finished products, surface treatment and producers of machinery, plant and equipment for aluminum processing and manufacturing.

“We are delighted to be recognized as a recipient of the 2020 Fastest 50 Award Program,” said Kate Scott, Event Director, ALUMINUM USA. “ALUMINUM USA is designed with the achievement of attendee and exhibitor business goals and objectives in mind. We continue to offer opportunities from the latest industry trends and innovation to learning from subject matter experts at our no cost conference to networking and strengthening relationships with industry colleagues.”

“At Reed Exhibitions, we believe building face-to-face partnerships are vital to successful business outcomes,” said Randy Field, Group Vice President, Reed Exhibitions. “Nothing can replace the strength of real relationships forged with in-person business partnerships. First and foremost, ALUMINUM USA is a relationship-building platform. We have proven we are able to increase the value for both attendees and exhibitors and improve the importance of the event experience for all.”

For further information and to see the full list of winning events, visit Trade Show Executive.

2021 ALUMINUM USA – Save the Date

ALUMINUM USA is scheduled for September 1-2, 2021 in Louisville, Kentucky. Pre-registration is available and key industry professionals are invited to pre-register and experience everything the event has to offer. Companies interested in exhibiting at ALUMINUM USA should contact Mark Swagerty at [email protected] or 203.840.5847 or Ray Filbert at [email protected] or 203.840.5821


ALUMINUM USA is the leading exhibition and conference for all things aluminum: products, technologies and investments in the United States. ALUMINUM USA serves as a platform that brings the aluminum industry together every two years. Approximately 1,500 industry professionals, including decision-makers from aluminium manufacturing and processing, distributors and industry associations look for new solutions and technologies from leading suppliers of raw materials semi-finished and finished products, surface treatment and producers of machinery, plant and equipment for aluminum processing and manufacturing. Follow ALUMINUM USA on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. For more information, visit