The second edition of ISH North America took place in Las Vegas at the new Mandalay Bay Convention Center, October 1-3, 2003. Showcasing industry leading products and services in HVAC, plumbing, kitchen & bath, and other product areas, 540 exhibiting companies spanned over 340,000 sq ft of exhibit space. Exhibitors came from 17 countries, including a Chinese Pavilion offering buyers ac-cess to this significant global niche.
Over 11,800 attendees attended the 3-day event. Registered attendees came from 32 U.S. states and 9 Canadian provinces, as well as 45 international destinations. The strongest foreign buyer delega-tions came from Australia, Italy and Mexico. Exhibitors reported brisk business with both domestic and foreign accounts.