Tracking slightly ahead of the 2016 edition, the November 12-14, 2017 Ocean City Resort Gift Expo attracted coastal retailers from Maine to Virginia Beach who came to restock for the coming spring/summer tourist season.
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The November 1-4, 2017 Smoky Mountain Gift Show generated reports of quality buyer traffic, a record number of first-time exhibitors along with fun networking events for show attendees and exhibitors. Featuring more than 800 booths at the Gatlinburg Convention Center, the show once again attracted the attendance of top eastern region and national retail buyers […]
By Amy Dufour Affectionately known as “The Big Kahuna,” the Grand Strand Gift & Resort Merchandise Show is the nation’s largest and longest running coastal souvenir and resort trade show. Serving coastal, beach and specialty gift and resort retailers for more than 35 years, the show continues to attract the best selection and top-name brands […]
Founded in 2001, IGES is an annual gift show in the beautiful Smoky Mountains of Pigeon Forge and Sevierville, TN.
Say the words ‘New England’ and your mind immediately conjures up images of quaint small towns, beautiful foliage, and fabulous regional products like maple syrup. For retailers interested in offering the unique and popular items made in this gorgeous part of the country, The New England Made Giftware & Specialty Food Show is for you.
For retailers on or near the West Coast of the US, the first show of the year is definitely where you need to be! Running from January 6 – 9, 2017 at the Washington State Convention Center, the Seattle Gift Show kicks off the year with a splash of color and excitement.
The U.S. gift, novelty, and souvenir industry includes roughly 24,000 stores with a combined annual revenue of $17 billion, according to First Research.
The International Gift Exposition in the Smokies (IGES®) will open its doors to buyers from thousands of retail resorts and souvenir shops again this November 1st – 5th, 2016, 2016, offering the widest variety of custom souvenirs and new resort merchandise imaginable.
Urban Expositions hosts several regional cash and carry Christmas gift shows each year, “with a vast and versatile collection of gifts-to-go,” says Suzanne Pruitt of Urban Expositions.
The Smoky Mountain Gift Show returns to the Gatlinburg Convention Center, November 2-5, 2016.