Wherever you are in the world, there are different trade shows for just about every industry, product and topic. Trade shows, are also called expos, and in many cases popular conventions have an exhibit hall with booths displaying products for sale that are almost as popular as some shows that are only trade shows, such as the world famous Comic Con San Diego.

Here are 5 of the top US Trade Shows:

American Toy Fair: Held in New York every February.

Consumer Electronics Trade Show:  Also known as CES, this is an internationally known show that is popular with electronics enthusiasts and technology buffs from all over the world, takes place each January in Las Vegas.

Sweets and Snacks Expo: Formerly known as the All Candy Expo, this yummy event put on by the National Confectioners Association. The latest in sweets and snacks are unveiled each May in Chicago.

E3 Expo: The Electronics and Video Games Expo is a convention open to leading computer and video game companies, business partners, media and industry analysts. It is held in Los Angeles in June.

MagicOnline: Is a major clothing trade show that is held in Las Vegas twice a year: February and August.

Here are 5 of the top International Trade Shows:

India International Trade Fair: the largest trade fair around the globe.

Indian Handicrafts & Gift Fair: The trade exhibition for handicraft designers, gift traders, commercial interior designers and the like is celebrating its 35th year in 2013.

Cosmoprof Bologna: The largest beauty and cosmetic sector trade show in Italy

Guangzhou International Lighting Show: is a four-day event held annually at the China Import and Export Fair Pazhou Complex. It is one of the biggest electronic and lighting shows in China, providing focus on the latest developments in the sector.

The PC Show: Successful electronics companies show held annually in Singapore; at this event that showcases computers, IT devices, and electronic components.