The International Gift Exposition of the Smokies (IGES®) is the largest gathering of wholesale resort and souvenir gift vendors in America offering buyers access to 600 vendors with the industry’s biggest names and the best new vendors and products in the market.
From the shores of Malibu to the snow-capped mountaintops of the Rockies and every destination in between, the latest souvenir trends are all featured at the International Gift Expo in the Smokies® (IGES)
Founded in 2001, IGES is an annual gift show in the beautiful Smoky Mountains of Pigeon Forge and Sevierville, TN.
Founded back in 2001 by Jerry Meyer and Susan Mills, the International Gift Expo in the Smokies (IGES), now owned and managed by Emerald Expositions, is an annual gift show held in the scenic Smoky Mountains of Pigeon Forge and Sevierville, TN.
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.
The Mountain, America’s Greenest Apparel Company™, has released their newest line of apparel. Colorwear™ is a line of t-shirts with outlines of animals and nature scenes designed by some of the best coloring book artists in the marketplace.
The International Gift Exposition in the Smokies® (IGES), takes place this November 1st through the 5th in Sevierville and Pigeon Forge, TN.
It was recently announced in August that Emerald Expositions, owner of ASD Market Week and Surf Expo, has acquired the International Gift Exposition in the Smokies (IGES®) and the Souvenir Super Show from Toledo, OH, based M&M Gift shows.
More than exclusively a gift show, IGES® is a valuable resource for apparel retailers nationwide. The following are some top apparel and accessory suppliers to watch out for this season: