Both the February and August OFFPRICE Show’s placed in the top 200 in the Trade Show News Network’s (TSNN) prestigious Top 250 Trade Shows in the US rankings. The rankings list the top 250 trade shows in the country based on net-square-footage. The February 2013 show ranked 159 (131,000 NSF), while the August ‘13 show checked-in at 165 (125,000 NSF). In 2012, the show’s ranked 163 in February and 164 in August.
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For 27 years, Norton’s Apparel, Jewelry, and Gift Market has been all about the personal touch. That is sure to be the case once again June 7-9, when the all-season wholesale market returns to its home base, the Gatlinburg Convention Center.
Miami International Mart in Miami Gardens, FL brings together retail buyers and leading distributors of thousands of products from across the U.S. Held four times a year, the remaining 2014 show dates are April 6-8, June 22-24, and September 7-9. The first show in 2015 is scheduled for January 25-27.
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.
Retailers have discovered OFFPRICE is the place to be for quality apparel at almost unbelievable prices. More than 500 exhibitors carrying products at up to 70 percent below wholesale costs provided a buzzing show floor at the Sands Expo at Venetian/Palazzo, in Las Vegas. The February 2014 OFFPRICE Show enjoyed gains in two important trade show categories: retailer attendance and net-square-feet. OFFPRICE experienced a healthy retailer attendance gain of six percent from its February 2013 show.
The Norton Shows’ upcoming wholesale trade show will be held March 15-17 in Tennessee’s state-of-the-art Gatlinburg Convention Center. Since 1987, the shows have been the go-to wholesale market for apparel, jewelry and gifts, drawing attendees from all 50 U.S. states, Canada, Central and South America, and the Caribbean Islands.
Independent retailers big and small can benefit from stocking licensed goods on their store shelves. Licensed products boost sales by attracting new and brand loyal consumers who are willing to open their pocketbooks for brands they recognize and admire.
The ASIA AMERICA Wholesale Show, presently in its fifth year, is scheduled for April 8-10 at the Miami Beach Convention Center. This B2B wholesale multi-product trade show is now being held in both spring and fall, and attracts buyers from 43 countries, including the Caribbean, Central and South America, and the U.S.
The ASD Las Vegas trade show, now in its 53rd year, will be held March 16-19 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. More than 2,800 exhibitors and 45,000 attendees are expected to attend.
The 59th Museum Store Association (MSA) Retail Conference and Expo will take place April 11-14 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, TX. The conference features educational sessions, the debut of the MSA Certificate Program and new Product Development Gallery, and the return of retail boot camp.