Current Lightspeed Events


Creeds Collective powered by Lightspeed - Creeds Collective, New York, NY

November 6th - December 28th, 2014 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Come November 1st 2014, Creeds Collective (CC) will open its doors on 54 Crosby Street for a short but very sweet two-month stay. The brainchild of Creeds of Love’s, Evie Phillips and Concept Collective’s, Stephanie Halphen, Creeds Collective is a socially responsible, interactive, holiday shopping emporium aimed at bringing “Somethings Special” to the SoHo shopping district- all while giving back. Creeds Collective is powered by Lightspeed.

Beyond the celebratory launch and designer “meet & greet” slated for November 6th, Concept Collective will stage regular events from the more traditional trunk shows to DIY custom cocktail parties at which one can customize a MADE IN NY leather jacket by Nicolino and more. The space will further host beauty bashes, blogger blow-outs and beyond. Poised to tempt the pallets of New York’s unique style connoisseurs, some of the looks up for grabs will come from lines like Nicolino, Lionette NY by Noa Shaw, Angela and Roi, Dharma Eyewear, Parme Marin, Eva Shaw Designs, Snowman NY, DBrand, Made by VOZ, Coye Nokes, Soxiety, Feya Candles and many more.

Collective will carry 45+brands ranging from fashion to footwear with prices ranging from $20 to $2000. Store hours are 7 days a week 11AM- to 7PM.

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Surf Expo 2015 - Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL

January 8th-10th, 2015 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m

Surf Expo is produced in January and September in Orlando, Florida and draws buyers from specialty stores across the U.S., the Caribbean, Central and South America and around the world. The show features approximately 2,600 booths of apparel and hardgoods and a full line-up of special events, including fashion shows, annual awards ceremonies, and demos. Average buyer and exhibitor turnout exceeds 26,000 attendees including retailers, exhibitors and media per show.

Surf Expo is a Trade Only event featuring more than 2,400 booths of apparel and hardgoods and a full line-up of special events, including fashion shows, annual awards ceremonies, and demos.

No matter what the market category, Surf Expo is your one-stop marketplace for the latest product and hottest trends.

Make sure to check out Lightspeed at Booth #403.

To register, please click here.

Show Hours
Thursday, January 08, 2015 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Friday, January 09, 2015 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday, January 10, 2015 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

For more information on Surf Expo 2015, please click here.

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(NRF) Retail’s Big Show 2015 – National Retail Federation - Jacob K. Javits Convention Center - New York, NY

January 11th - 13th, 2014 9:00AM - 5:00PM

NRF’s Annual Convention & EXPO earned the nickname “Retail’s BIG Show” years ago and because the name was so appropriate, it stuck. Today, Retail’s BIG Show is NRF’s flagship industry event held annually in New York City. The four day event offers unparalleled education, collegial networking, and an enormous EXPO Hall full of technologies and solutions.

After more than a century, Retail’s BIG Show is still the place – the only place – where you can see and experience all things Retail. It is truly one-stop-shopping for industry professionals from the around the world.

Lightspeed will be exhibiting on the third level of the conference centre in booth #4023. 
To book a live demo at one of the LightSpeed setups, simply e-mail

Booth: 4023

Address: 655 W 34th St, New York, NY 10001, United States

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The Hospitality Show – NEC Birmingham - The NEC, Birmingham

January 19th-21st, 2015

The Hospitality Show is the UK’s largest food service and hospitality show in 2015 and consistently attracts an audience of nationwide senior decision makers, all eager to do business. This your best opportunity of the year to learn about the latest technology products on the market, and more importantly, how they can improve your business efficiency.

Whether its payment systems, revenue management software, or the latest in-room entertainment you’re after, it’s never been more important to have the right knowledge in technology products.

In the middle of the technology section will be the HOSPACE Hub, an informative seminar programme delivering the very latest technology trends shaping the market.

Be sure to visit Lightspeed at Booth 539! To register, visit here.

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Toy Fair 2015 - Jacob K. Javits Convention Center - New York, NY

February 14th-17th, 2015 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m

The 112th annual North American International Toy Fair®, the largest toy and youth product marketplace in the Western Hemisphere, is expected to bring together nearly 1,200 exhibiting manufacturers, distributors, importers and sales agents to showcase 150,000+ products to nearly 10,000 buyers representing 7,000+ unique retail outlets in 100 countries.

Show Dates & Hours

February 14 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
February 15 -6 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
February 17 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Make sure to come check out Lightspeed at Booth # 4116.

To register, please click here.

For more information about Toy Fair 2015, pleae click here.

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Liberty Fashion & Lifestyle - Sands Expo, Venetian Hotel, Las Vegas

February 16th-18th, 2015 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m

What is the Liberty Fashion and Lifestyle? Liberty is freedom, it’s space without boundaries, we curate the most the forward thinking brands and bring them together with the industry’s top buyers in an inspiring design-driven environment. The blend of commerce and creativity introduces a new era in trade events and delivers the best of what’s new in the industry.

Be sure to visit Lightspeed! To register, visit here.

Show Hours
Mon & Tues: 9am-6pm
Wed: 9am-4pm

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Frost Bike – Marriott City Center - Minneapolis, MN

February 21st-22nd, 2015

For more than 25 years in February, QBP has been inviting partners to meet, share ideas and stories to forge stronger relationships and build a more profitable and sustainable industry.

Frostbike15 will focus on pooling the expertise of our team and our industry partners, delivering strategies and processes for execution, leading engagement from customers, staff and suppliers and providing a rich and valuable experience for all attendees while driving support of increased sales objectives for 2015.

Please be sure to visit Lightspeed at the show! For more details, please visit here.

Show Hours
Saturday, February 1: 8:30AM-4:30PM
Sunday, February 2: 8:30AM-3PM

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The Restaurants Canada Show - Direct Energy Center, Toronto

March 1st-3rd, 2015

The Restaurants Canada Show attracts thousands of industry professionals and puts them face to face with exhibitors showcasing all their latest industry products. The show is overflowing with fresh ideas to help promote, grow and manage your business.

12,000 industry professionals
1,200 exhibit booths
dozens of chef demos and business seminars
specialty pavilions
equipment and smallwares
technology and services

Lightspeed will be exhibiting at Booth 2505. To register, please visit here.

Show Hours
Sunday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Monday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Tuesday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

For show info, click here.

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The GAMA Trade Show - Bally's Hotel, Las Vegas, NV

March 16th-20th, 2015

The GAMA Trade Show is the largest and most personal event in the gaming hobby market. It is a closed trade show for members of GAMA only and is one of the finest annual events for the hobby channel.

Each year we bring together the brightest and the best of the hobby market. Hundreds of retail store members attend the event, participating in seminars and walking the exhibit hall, connecting directly with publishers, manufacturers, distributors, and other industry professionals.

The GAMA Trade Show is part annual conference and part traditional trade show with some exciting events thrown in. We offer a wide variety of professional development seminars for manufacturers, retail stores, game designers, and other industry professionals. The exhibit hall is filled with companies displaying their products and services and are eager to interact. Experience the thrill of testing new games at Games Night, attend the sponsored lunches and the GAMA Dinner, and even play in the poker tournament.

Please be sure to visit Lightspeed at Booth #230. Register here.

Show Hours
Monday, March 16: 9AM-7PM
Tuesday, March 17: 8AM-6PM
Wednesday, March 18: 8AM-6PM
Thursday, March 19: 8AM-6PM
Friday, March 20: 8AM-11AM

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The Nightclub and Bar Show - Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV

March 30th-April 1st, 2015 12:00-6:00 p.m.

The Only Industry Event for Bar & Nightlife Professionals

Join thousands of fellow on-premise professionals at the 2015 Nightclub & Bar Show, March 30-April 1 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, in celebration of our 30th anniversary! Be our guest and find the latest products you must have to grow your business, sample new spirits, test technology, network with industry leaders, learn from colleagues and take priceless knowledge back to your establishment!

Visit Lightspeed at Booth #549. Don’t forget to register here!

Las Vegas Convention Center 3150 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, NV Exhibits: Halls C3-C4
Registration: C3 Concourse


Tuesday, March 31, 2015: VIP Buying Hours 10:30am-Noon
Tuesday, March 31, 2015: Noon-6pm
Wednesday, April 1, 201: Noon-5pm

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NRA Show - McCormick Place, Chicago, IL

May 16th-19th, 2015 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Among 44,000+ NRA Show attendees, no two experiences are alike. And that’s just the way it should be.

Bring a shopping list of products. Come curious about certain approaches. Make time for attractions, education and celebrity chefs you just can’t miss.

You’ll find everything that’s important to your specialty—plus a floor full of other creative foodservice solutions that might surprise you as just what you’ve needed. Because by coming together with your industry for four special days, opportunities come alive that exist at no other time of the year.

Be sure to visit Lightspeed at Booth # 9138. To register, visit here.

NRA Show Exhibit Hall Hours:
Saturday – Monday: 9:30am – 5:00pm
Tuesday: 9:30am – 3:00pm

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