Kalmbach Media and the Great American Train Shows will partner to produce Trainfest 2022, the renowned national model train show. The event is scheduled to take place in November at a venue in the greater Milwaukee area. Details on the show will be announced later in March.
“We are excited to have the show return after a two-year hiatus,” says Brian J. Schmidt, Vice President of Operations with Kalmbach Media “We plan to make this year’s Trainfest one of the best ever.”
Trainfest is America’s largest operating model railroad show and has almost 200,000 sq. ft. of exhibit space and features up to 70 operating model railroads. It is a great event for families and hobby enthusiasts alike. There will be fun activities for kids, and up to 300 exhibitors, manufacturers, and retailers offering model railroad goods and products of all varieties.
The Wisconsin Southeastern Division of the National Model Railroad Association has produced past annual events and this year agreed to license Trainfest to Kalmbach Media and the Great American Train Shows. Kalmbach Media is a creator of model train and train content through well-respected brands Model Railroader, Trains, Classic Toy Trains, and Classic Trains. Great American Train Shows produces over 40 model train shows annually of various varieties including Greenberg’s Great Train & Toy Show, Great Train Show, Great Midwest Train Show, and World’s Greatest Hobby on Tour. Combined Kalmbach and Great American Train Shows have a wide-reaching audience and vast experience in producing and executing train events. Wisconsin Southeastern Division of the National Model Railroad Association will continue to exhibit at the show.
For more information on the event visit www.train-fest.com.