- A show presented by a touring theater company.
- A new movie shown at selected theaters usually for higher ticket prices.
- A traveling presentation advocating a political idea or agenda.
The process before an initial public offering, or in some cases a debt issuance or follow-on equity offering, in which senior company officials spend anywhere from two days to several weeks traveling to different cities to meet with large investors. The purpose of a road show is to build enthusiasm about the company, answer questions, and encourage the purchase of shares of the company’s offering.