Sep 12, 2017
November ’17 Ocean City Resort Gift Expo welcomes new exhibitors, more coastal, nautical resources

As the Northeast’s largest souvenir and resort industry trade event, the Ocean City Resort Gift Show returns to the Roland E. Powell Convention Center in Ocean City, MD from November 12-14, 2017. Custom-tailored to the specialized needs of coastal retailers from Maine to Virginia Beach, this show features 300+ booths filled with best-selling designs, top brands, new introductions and new resources. Backed by a full range of buyer services and resources, including discounted travel options and free parking, the 2017 edition makes it easy for retailers to maximize business travel savings and time away from their shops.

“Northeast coastal retailers know this is the place to find all of their new product resources for the coming season, including countless new nautical, souvenir and resort resources and more,” said Lisa Glosson, vice president, gift/souvenir division, Urban Expositions.

Show highlights include:

  • More new companies, nautical, coastal resources – The 2017 edition will welcome a number of new, first-time exhibitors. Among them (pull the list from the website where we list the first -timers – also can you check that last “wine bottle” one – looks like some of name is missing). With a growing selection of coastal living/nautical resources, the show will also feature the the best-selling brands and emerging leaders in every product category important to shore retailers, including resort, gifts, souvenirs, novelties, licensed products, beachwear, general gift and much more.
  • New Jersey Retailer Program –The Ocean City Resort Gift Expo will continue to offer its buyer incentive program for qualified retailers with shops in New Jersey. Participating retailers may qualify to receive a round trip ferry ride and a complimentary one night hotel stay. For more information, please contact Marketing Manager, Jennifer Welborn at 678-370-0328.
  • Travel savings on a great business vacation – Attendees can take advantage of terrific off-season hotel rates in Ocean City, Maryland by contacting Connections at 855.246.8722 or visiting www.oceancitygiftshow.com.

Show Facts 
Show Hours: Sunday-Monday9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.Tuesday9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Show Location
Roland E. Powell Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD 21842
Exhibitor/Attendee Information




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