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For more than 46 years, the Smoky Mountains have been home to one of the most beloved, most popular trade shows for the souvenir, resort and gift industry. Acquiring the show in 2010, leading gift, souvenir and resort merchandise trade show producer Urban Expositions has worked to truly bring home the top-name product selection, buyer base, service levels, and spirit of fun and hospitality that defined the show at its prime. So make plans now to join us and see why there's no place like home.



Chalet gatherings...cozy restaurants... strolling through the downtown village setting... stunning parties and hospitality...Located in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, this show, and the charming town of Gatlinburg itself, have drawn national and international gift show buyers to the Smokies for more than 46 years. They come, not just for the amount of business that is done, but for the networking aspect that takes place in this beautiful mountain setting.

Expanded Marketing Budget Bringing Buyers, Exhibitors Home

New initiatives, far-reaching promotional tools are recapturing and expanding the show's renowned buyer and exhibitor base.

"Buyer Hotel Buy Down Program" further subsidizing discounted show rates to offer all retailers unprecedented hotel savings.

Comprehensive direct mail program targeting thousands of retailers throughout the region and the nation.               

Publicity Campaign designed to generate advance press coverage in key industry trade publications.       

Telemarketing, broadcast fax/email, social media and on-site traffic building campaigns.    

Pre-admission badging       

Free exhibitor support materials

Full-scale buyer relations campaign, including comp travel incentives where needed to secure attendance of top VIPs


In this unique "business vacation" setting, everyone tends to let down their guard to really enjoy the setting, the show and its fun, relaxed atmosphere. You'll have the chance to network with top buyers across every retail category.

If the 2013 Smoky Mountain Gift Show is important to your business, act now and make the appropriate connections. See the contact information below.

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Conference/Event Dates: 11/05/2013 - 11/08/2013
Classification: B2B
Primary Industry: Wholesale / Retail
Other Industries: Business, Other / Miscellaneous, Wholesale / Retail
Audience: Retailers from:

Amusement /Theme Parks
General Gift & Card Stores
Department & Chain Stores
Destination Areas
Home Furnishings & Decorative Accessories Stores
Lake, Lodge & Mountain Retailers
Mail Order Catalogs
Airport Gift Shops
Floral Gift Stores, Book Stores
Zoos & Aquariums and Others
Notes: Please Contact Urban Expositions for Estimated Attendance
Venue: Gatlinburg Convention Center
Venue Phone: (865) 436-2392
Venue Type: Indoor - Convention Center
Number of Exhibitors:645+ Exhibitors/Lines (Previous Year)
Show Owner:Urban Expositions
Show Manager:Urban Expositions
Sponsorship: Yes
Sponsorship Details: Expand your brand beyond your booth by taking advantage of show sponsor opportunities in various areas on show site.

Booth Size Booth Cost   Available Amenities
Convention Center Level $20.00 per sq. ft.   Electricity: Yes - Unknown Price
Convention Center Hallway $18.00 per sq. ft.   Water: n/a
W.L. Mills Ballroom/Hallway $14.00 per sq. ft.   Generator: n/a
W.L. Mills Auditorium/Hallway $10.00 per sq. ft. / Prices are subject to change.   Marketing Vehicles Allowed: Yes
Other Booth Sizes Available: Yes

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2012 Partial Exhibitor/Line Listing:


Sponsorship Contacts:

Matt Miller- 678.370.0343 |

Evan Shoda- 678.370.0322 |

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