The Naked Bee: Operation Pollination

naked bee

Naked Bee is a wholesale manufacturer of natural body care products. [Read more]

Parker Trade Shows: A Big Deal in a Small Package

Parker Trade Shows

Parker Trade Shows are boutique cash and carry events that focus on providing a variety of quality products to retail buyers, with a particular focus on their local area. [Read more]

Midwest Market Days Has the Merchandise You Need

Midwest Market Days

“Our show is specific,” says Midwest Market Days tradeshow manager Joanna Kastle. “Our buyers come to see familiar vendors to get great prices and replenish merchandise.” [Read more]

Four Tips for Sourcing Products at Trade Shows

people at trade show

Almost all trade shows list exhibiting vendors on their websites. Depending on the size of the show, you can sort these lists by what types of merchandise they offer or whether they are a new or returning vendor. [Read more]

Style and Independence: International Gem & Jewelry Shows

woman looking at jewelry

Hosting nearly 100 shows annually across the USA, odds are good that if you are in the jewelry business, you’ve not only heard of The International Gem & Jewelry Show, you have also likely purchased some of their one-of-a-kind pieces. [Read more]

Trade Show Etiquette: When You’re the Customer

shaking hands at trade show

As retailers we all have our favorite customers. They may be regulars with whom you are on a first name basis, or patrons who only stopped in a few times. Their interactions are memorable. These customers tend to be brand advocates and promoters. [Read more]

Bringing Your Own Terms to Trade Shows: Tipping the Balance of Power in Financing

Trade Shows

You walk into a trade show and feel the buzz around you. The negotiations between buyers and sellers invoke the historical imagery of today’s modern marketplace. [Read more]

See What’s New at Urban Expositions

Urban Expositions

Founded in 1996, Urban Expositions has quickly grown to become the largest gift, airport, and souvenir trade show in the country, in part because of the environment at an Urban Expo show. “An Urban gift show is distinguished by its friendly, casual, and comfortable environment,” explains Dirk von Gal, vice president, gift, marketing and buyer services. “We work hard to create a relaxed, yet professional atmosphere that is conducive to doing business.” [Read more]

ASD to Host New TV Show The Big Pitch With Kevin Harrington

ASD to Host New TV Show The Big Pitch With Kevin Harrington

Recently, ASD Las Vegas was approached with the idea of creating an ASD TV Shopping Show to air in top A & B television markets in late 2014.The goal of the innovation-themed program is to showcase ASD’s unique industry to millions of consumers and serve as a launching pad for new ASD exhibitor products. [Read more]

Vapor World Expo

Vapor World Expo

Vapor World Expo is scheduled May 7-8 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. It is a must attend event for innovators, manufacturers, distributors and retailers that have a stake in the electronic cigarette industry. [Read more]