Urban Expositions strikes again. The tradeshow powerhouse returns to Sin City to host the Las Vegas Souvenir & Resort Gift Show September 13th – 16th at the Las Vegas Convention Center. This souvenir show is one of the largest in the retail industry, providing a comprehensive product selection from top-named companies in every souvenir category, including destination, resort and tourist merchandise, souvenirs, t-shirts, beach items, coastal and nautical, lake, mountain and lodge, ski-themed products, logo products, shell items, jewelry/fashion accessories, toys/games and more. With more than 1300 booths filled with the best new products from the industry’s top companies, the Las Vegas Souvenir & Resort Gift Show offers a selection that will help you differentiate your store in your community. Retailers can find everything from high margin goods and personalized designs to apparel resources, major souvenir manufacturers, and up-and-coming innovators.
Representatives and members from all the top industry associations and organizations regularly attend, including the National Association of Retail Buyers (NARB), Day Spa Association, Living Legends, and others. For 2017, the Museum Store Association (MSA) and Zoo and Aquarium Buyers Group (ZAG) have formed a promotional partnership with Urban Expositions. “MSA and ZAG have been long-time supporters of our show and we are thrilled to take this involvement to the next level with this joint effort,” says Lisa Glosson, vice president, gift & souvenir, Urban Expositions. “With the new product sectors, educational/networking and other new initiatives we have in store for the 2017 edition, we know that buyers for zoos, aquariums and museum shops will find even more new ideas and resources than ever before.” The show also hosts curated buying tours, educational opportunities, networking happy hours, and more. There are unlimited opportunities to make connections and grow your business.
New for 2017
Urban Expositions is constantly working to make each year’s Las Vegas Souvenir & Resort Gift Show bigger and better for retailers. “This show really is custom-made for today’s souvenir/resort buyer,” explains Glosson. “In addition to bringing an unrivaled selection of name drop, logo and custom offerings along with the latest intros from every major souvenir/resort supplier — all together, under one roof, our team is also working to bring in new resources and categories like our new Native American pavilion and new gourmet and boardwalk sectors. All these new resources on the show floor offer even more ways for retailers to attract new customers.” New resources for the 2017 show include:
- Native American Pavilion.
Bringing one-of-a-kind designs and other authentic American Indian artisan crafts together with a series of events, displays and daily cultural demonstrations, the newest show floor feature gives attending retailers yet another exciting resource to discover new designs and
creative ideas to differentiate their stores.
- New Gourmet Product Sector.
Responding to retailer demand for more gourmet resources, the new section brings together an increasing number of sweets, treats and other gourmet specialties.
- New Boardwalk Section.
Featuring swim, beach apparel and board sport resources along with boutique items — it’s the perfect resource for surf shops, boutique stores, resorts and more.
- New Intros, New Resources.
Retailers will have the chance to see the newest introductions and latest designs from leading brands showcasing destination, resort and tourist merchandise, souvenirs, green products, t-shirts, beach items, coastal and nautical, lake, mountain and lodge, ski-themed products, logo products, shell items, giftware, jewelry/fashion accessories, toys/games and more.
- Expanded Made In America Offerings.
Responding to continued demand for American-made resources, the show floor will feature an expanded Made in America pavilion. The pavilion will showcase resources in a range of categories. Retailers can also participate in a curated Made In America Show Floor.
Registration is free for qualified retail buyers. Advanced registration is highly recommended. For more information and to register visit www.lvsouvenirshow.com.