The nation’s largest souvenir show just got bigger. Responding to buyer requests for more artisan resources and unique finds, Urban Expositions will launch the new Emerging Marketplace section at the 13th annual Las Vegas Souvenir & Resort Gift Show, September 25-28, 2018 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Featuring curated tabletop displays, Emerging Marketplace gives new, first-time exhibitors a cost-effective entry point to the wholesale trade show.
“Emerging Marketplace is a must-see for buyers who want to see the newest retail tourism innovations, goods and services from entrepreneurs, inventors, designers, and artisans across a range of market sectors,” says Lisa Glosson, vice president, Urban Expositions.
“The display format offers a cost-effective way for artisans, brand new companies, and others just starting in the wholesale marketplace to reach souvenir & resort retailers who are looking for ways to catch their customer’s eye,” adds April Holinek, show director, Las Vegas Souvenir & Resort Gift Show.
This exciting new section now joins the other popular categories and top brands on the exhibition floor at the nation’s largest souvenir show. Featuring more than 1300 booths, the show roster includes every major souvenir/resort industry manufacturer, as well as up-and-coming innovators in a wide range of categories, including: destination, resort and tourist merchandise; custom/logo resources, American-made designs, gourmet gifts, resort apparel, jewelry, fashion accessories, lake/lodge, coastal, ski-themed products and much more. The selection draws souvenir/resort retailers and top industry associations/buying groups from across the country and internationally, as well.
Artists and companies interested in learning more about exhibit opportunities in the Emerging Marketplace section can contact April Holinek at firstname.lastname@example.org, Landon Hamby at email@example.com or David Gilfoyle at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 800.318.2238.
LAS VEGAS FAST FACTS:
WHEN: Tuesday, September 25 – Friday, September 28, 2018
WHERE: Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall 3 & 4
HOURS: Tues-Thurs, 9 am – 5 pm & Fri, 9 am – 3 pm
MORE INFO/REGISTRATION: 800.318.2238 or www.lvsouvenirshow.com
ABOUT URBAN EXPOSITIONS
Founded in 1995, Urban Expositions, now operating as Clarion UX and owned by Clarion Events, produces and manages a portfolio of 36 trade and consumer events, serving a range of industry sectors including Gift, Souvenir, Art, Aviation, Apparel, Foodservice, Specialty Retail, Gaming, Automotive and Enthusiast Lifestyle, with offices in Kennesaw, GA, Chicago, IL, Trumbull, CT, Portland, OR, and Boca Raton, FL. www.urban-expo.com | 800.318.2238.