ASIA AMERICA Trade Show Miami is expanding to two shows each year. Now in its fifth year, the wholesale trade show will be held in the spring, April 8-10, 2014, and in the fall, September 8-10, 2014, at the Miami Beach Convention Center.
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China Sourcing Fair: Gifts & Premiums will be held June 19-21, 2014, at the Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami, FL. If you import, trade or resell products in volume, or you are responsible for purchasing at a medium-to-large-scale retailer, then the Miami China Sourcing Fair is the right trade show for you.
OFFPRICE order writing trade shows connect retail buyers with the leading off-price specialists offering clothing, accessories and footwear at 20 to 70 percent below wholesale. Taking place every August and February in Las Vegas, the OFFPRICE Show is the largest event of its kind. The next show will be held February 16-19, 2014 at the Sands Expo & Convention Center.
The Sports Licensing and Tailgate Show is set to host major sports leagues, collegiate leagues, licensees and retailers, January 16-18 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. It is the only trade show in the U.S. that taps into this $18 billion market, and more than 300 exhibitors are expected to share new and exciting products with thousands of retail buyers.
There is always something new at trade shows. No matter the industry, exhibitors strive to show off the latest and greatest products. For apparel retailers, offering customers new products, lines, and looks is a must.
Retail’s BIG Show 2014, the National Retail Federation ‘s 103rd annual convention & expo, will be held January 12-15 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. This year’s BIG Show highlights include keynotes from 43rd President of the United States George W. Bush, TOMS Shoes’ Zita Cassizzi, NRF’s Matthew Shay, Macy’s Terry J. Lundgren, Sprinkles Cupcakes’ Candace Nelson, designer Rebecca Minkoff and more.
The Surf Expo, now celebrating its 38th year, will be held January 9-11 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. The show features approximately 2,600 booths of apparel and hardgoods and a full line-up of special events, including fashion shows, annual awards ceremonies and demos. More than 26,000 attendees are expected.
he Norton Shows all season wholesale trade shows are held quarterly in Tennessee’s state-of-the-art Gatlinburg Convention Center. Since 1987, they 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. The upcoming market will be held November 16-18, 2013, and more than 21,000 buyers and 500 exhibitors are expected.
The International Gift Exposition in the Smokies and the Souvenir Super Show (IGES/SSS), now in its 14th year, will be held November 5-9, 2013 in the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee. More than 10,000 attendees are expected this year, and show sponsors Susan Mills and Jerry Mayer are busy organizing another fun-filled, successful buying and selling event.
The fourth annual ASIA AMERICA Trade Show, Miami’s number one wholesale trade show, will be held at the Miami Beach Convention Center, October 1-3. ASIA AMERICA welcomes buyers from the Caribbean, Central and South America, the U.S. and the world.