January 6-9, 2022

About the Show


The Ultimate Fishing Show – Detroit at the Suburban Collection Showplace is a great way for you to meet thousands of potential customers in just 4 days! Applications are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis, so don’t delay!

In 2019 the show grew by 50% to 300,000 square feet!

Who comes to the Show?

Based on 2020 Attendee Surveys

What Exhibitors Had to Say:

“ShowSpan shows are consistently well-organized with great attendance. Show staff is easy to work with and friendly. Move-in was well organized and easy.”
Ohio DNR

“Great show. It was my first large show. It was very easy to schedule and pull off. Hassle free.”
Mike’s Walleye Rigs

“Great show as always and the ShowSpan staff is outstanding to work with!!”
Fish Headz Sport Fishing

“Great traffic! Consistent throughout the show!”
PayBack Bass

“I enjoy working with ShowSpan. I have done shows all over the mid-west and east, these are the best”
Two Bears Trading Company

“We love ShowSpan shows and the people who we work with at the show… everyone treated us well.”
Blue Water Fishing Products

“Great show. As always a great community of exhibitors and the ShowSpan staff are friendly and easy to work with.”


“it was a good show, one of our better ones”
Brace Lake Outfitters

What Our Visitors Had to Say:

“Loved talking to the folks from Canada about their lodges and fishing camps; loved wandering through the numerous booths with their fishing tackle”

“Great products and prices. Great info on possible future tours trips. Got ideas for possible future boat purchase. My son and I had a great time.”

(I liked) “Finding, buying ‘hard to find’ lures. Good time with friends.”

(I liked) “Seeing a variety of fishing boats in one place. Also seeing a large selection of fishing accessories.”

“The ice fishing gear is what I go for. I can stock up for the season for reasonable prices.”

(I liked) “The diversity of equipment, the helpful employees of the vendors, new ideas for interesting topics and dreaming of big ticket items (boats) that my be in my future.”

(I liked) “Speaking to small vendors about new ideas and equipment in fishing. And great deals on various fishing equipment.”

“Great show getting bigger and better every year I go”