Feb 19, 2019
20 years of amazing experiences for International Gift Exposition

The 2019 International Gift Exposition in the Smokies (IGES) will take place from November 5-9, 2019, at the Sevierville Convention Center in Sevierville, Tennessee and the LeConte Center in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. This year marks its 20th year anniversary. IGES will host vendors and buyers of resorts, souvenirs, name drop apparel, customized gifts, Made in America, gift, and more.

“Every year, IGES brings something new and exciting, and as a result, exhibitor participation for 2019 is currently pacing well ahead of last year’s previously-increased numbers,” said David Bertelsen, show director, IGES. “We expect IGES 2019 to be bigger and better than ever before.”

IGES 2019 will see the return of the Cash and Carry Pavilion, offering gifts-to-go and wholesale merchandise. And the new Gourmet Section within the Made in America Pavilion, highlighting brands like Moonpie Direct, Tennessee Spice Company, Nectar of the Vine, Smokehouse Jerky Co, Hillside Orchard, Rag Muffins, North Woods Animal Treats, D’Vine Foods and Tennessee’s Best. The Made in America Pavilion continues to increase in 2019 with more than 100 brands featured.

“In addition to top quality vendors, decision-making buyers and unforgettable networking events, participants for IGES 2019 can be sure we have something big planned with both cities to celebrate 20 years of amazing experiences connecting the souvenir and resort industry in Tennessee,” said Karalynn Sprouse, executive vice president, Emerald Expositions.



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