Emerald, owner of the International Gift Expo of the Smokies (IGES), today celebrated a key milestone for the organization and the expositions industry as a whole. IGES, the most comprehensive souvenir, resort, and specialty gift trade show in the U.S., successfully and safely reunited brands, wholesalers, and buyers on November 4-7, 2020, at the LeConte […]
by Clarion Events, Inc. The Clarion Events & Souvenir portfolio returned to face-to-face events last month with the 55th annual Smoky Mountain Gift Show — known as the nation’s oldest and most respected event for the resort, gift and souvenir industry. The event took place November 4-7 in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, and represented half of Tennessee […]
As helpful as online trade shows have been during the COVID-19 pandemic, nothing beats the real deal. In-person trade shows make for personable connections with suppliers, seeing the merchandise firsthand, and tons of fun exploring. The International Gift Expo of the Smokies is scheduled to take place this November in Tennessee, allowing for a great […]
The International Gift Exposition of the Smokies (IGES®) is the largest gathering of wholesale resort, souvenir, and gift vendors in America, offering buyers access to over 1,200 booths with name-drop items at blowout prices. As the parks close for the year, buyers prepare for the following year’s sales with their perfectly timed shows. Shopping IGES® […]
Founded in 2000, International Gift Exposition in the Smokies (IGES) is a wholesale-only gift show in the beautiful Smoky Mountains of Pigeon Forge and Sevierville, TN. As a favorite Tennessee show, it is held in late Fall and draws many buyers from specialty stores across the U.S., the Caribbean, and Canada. The show features more […]
The 2019 International Gift Exposition in the Smokies (IGES) show will take place on Nov. 5-9, 2019, celebrating its 20th anniversary, at the Sevierville Convention Center in Sevierville, TN, and the LeConte Center in Pigeon Forge, TN. IGES will host vendors and buyers of resortwear, souvenirs, name drop apparel, customized gifts, Made in America, and […]
The 2018 International Gift Exposition in the Smokies (IGES) reported an increase in exhibiting suppliers, along with a reported increase in buyer orders at its annual gift show, Nov. 3-Nov. 7, 2018 at the Sevierville Convention Center in Sevierville, Tenn., and the Pigeon Forge LeConte Center in Pigeon Forge, Tenn. More than 550 exhibitors of […]
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.