Experience BLADE—the world’s largest knife show!

BLADE Show is back with the unsurpassed blade-buying opportunities you crave, plus a brand new lineup of premium knife education.


BLADE Show 2017 is around the corner. Are you ready? Expect non-stop blade-buying action—with a buying floor stocked with more blades, accessories, tactical gear, customs and famous makers than you’ll see under one roof anywhere. BLADE is also your go-to resource for knife education. Take time out for free demos happening all day long, or save a seat in one of the dozens of expert-led BLADE University classes and deepen your knife knowledge.

BLADE Show is your destination for the best selection of knives and knife products you’ll find anywhere. From renowned custom knife makers to the industry’s best in mass production, BLADE Show is a cut above the competition. Tactical, hunting, fixed, folding, antiques and accessories—it’s all waiting for you in Atlanta.

This is your first stop to plan your BLADE Show 2017 buying strategy. Exhibitors are being added daily, so check back often for the latest updates.



BLADE University is back with more class options—and more opportunities—to learn from legendary makers and renowned experts in info-packed sessions on everything from knife grinding and sharpening how-tos, to pricing guidelines, exotic custom blades and basics of joint work. Plus, the always-popular American Bladesmith Society (ABS) returns with a brand-new full day of programming. VIEW CLASSES


We’ve partnered with EventSphere to offer BLADE Show attendees a special group discount at a number of participating hotels.



BLADE Show pros know: buy tickets ahead of time. You’ll skip the long lines on the day of the show and get to the knives on the Expo floor before the crowds do. LEARN MORE


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