A Trade Show Director earns an average salary of $66,129 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$49,000 - $100,000
MEDIAN: $66,128

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$27,584 - $170,846  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 9
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Job Description for Trade Show Director

  • Direct marketing team and strategy to increase bookings and brand recognition.
  • Negotiate contracts, space, prices, and interactions with outside vendors.
  • Ensure supplies and materials are properly branded.
  • Develop and maintain schedules and budgets for trade shows.
  • Analyze data and metrics to understand trends and opportunities.

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Experience Affects Trade Show Director Salaries

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National Average

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.


86 %
14 %

Years of Experience

5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 38%