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.
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.