Winter Philadelphia Gift Show offering three shows in one location
“By bringing three complementary shows together in January — gift, souvenir/resort, and candy — we’re creating a can’t-miss event packed with cross-over buying and selling opportunities for both buyers and exhibitors,” said Lisa Glosson, vice president of Gift & Souvenir, Clarion UX (formerly Urban Expositions).
Show highlights include:
- Philadelphia Gift Show (Jan. 4-7, 2019 | Friday through Monday): As the first show of 2019, the Philadelphia Gift Show features a vast array of resources in virtually every product category from top name brands, best-selling lines and new introductions. Special product categories for the winter 2019 edition include: Artisan Alley and Makers’ Market (handcrafted); Northeast Flavors (regional gourmet specialties); Child’s Play; made in the USA resources; and home accents.
- NEW! Philadelphia Souvenir & Resort Expo (Jan. 4-7, 2019 | Friday through Monday): The new Philadelphia Souvenir & Resort Expo will bring together 150+ vendors showcasing a versatile selection of souvenir/resort merchandise custom-tailored for Northeast and Mid-Atlantic region retailers seeking a convenient winter marketplace to source product for the busy tourist season.
- Philadelphia National Candy Gift & Gourmet Show (Jan. 5-7, 2019 | Saturday through Monday): The 139th edition of the Philadelphia National Candy Gift & Gourmet Show will feature sweet treats and fresh new merchandising ideas that promise to sweeten retail sales. As America’s largest show dedicated to the retail confectioner, the event offers three inspiring days of new products, breaking trends, industry innovations, ideas and networking.
The Philadelphia Gift Show and Philadelphia Souvenir & Resort Expo will host a seminars and demonstrations in the Discovery Zone covering a number of retail topics and trends. The full schedule will be announced soon.
Retailers will also enjoy a fun and festive shopping experience with daily prize drawings, including $100 merchandise credits, gift basket raffles, and other fun exhibitor-sponsored prizes as well as complimentary refreshments and show floor socials.
Retailers should plan to stay and shop on Monday, Jan. 7, 2019 to enjoy a complimentary lunch as well as special savings and discounts only offered on show orders placed on the last day of the show.
Retailers and exhibitors can take advantage of tremendous travel savings at the during the three events, including free parking at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center and room rates as low as $89. What’s more, the show’s location in Oaks, Pennsylvania, makes it an easy fly- or drive-in location and is situated just a few miles from King of Prussia area, putting show attendees and exhibitors in close proximity to a wide range of entertainment, shopping, recreation and tourism resources during the show.
For more information, visit www.philadelphiagiftshow.com or call 800-318-2238