BIGGEST ON THE BEACH!
Known as the 'Big Kahuna,' the annual Grand Strand Gift & Resort Merchandise Show is the largest, longest-running coastal resort gift show in the nation. Serving retailers for more than 35 years, this is the must-attend event for everyone in the coastal souvenir and resort business.
Now featuring more than 800-plus booths, retailers can now explore an even greater selection of products from the industry’s leading resort and gift manufacturers and sales representatives in every product category, including resort gifts, souvenirs, novelties, nautical/coastal items, licensed products, beachwear, general gift and much more.
In addition to product, the Grand Strand Gift & Resort Merchandise Show features an unrivaled selection of buyer services including: Goody Bag Giveaways and a Fabulous Show Party.
Aggressive Marketing Strategy
Once again, Urban Expositions will be implementing an aggressive marketing program to bring in more buyers to the 2015 Grand Strand Gift & Resort Merchandise Show at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center.
The marketing campaign will include:
Multiple Direct Mailings to thousands of retailers.
Exhibitor support programs, including FREE custom evites and web banners, invitations and invoice stickers to remind your customers about the show.
A solid advertising campaign in souvenir, gift and general merchandise trade publications.
Press releases and special PR opportunities.
Buyer broadcast email campaign, Targeted Social Media Campaign and Pay-Per Click Advertising.
Telemarketing to targeted VIP retailers.
Internet exposure through our convenient, user-friendly web site, which allows retailers to register and receive more information on-line.
Discount buyer hotel packages.
Featuring 800-plus booths, including the expansion of booths in the upstairs level, the Grand Strand Gift & Resort Merchandise Show features the latest introductions from gift manufacturers and sales reps in EVERY product category, including:
Destination, Resort & Tourist Merchandise, Souvenirs
Beach Items, Resortwear
T-shirts, General Giftware
Logo Products, Shell Items
Coastal and Nautical Theme Products
Fashion Accessories, Toys and Games
Greeting Cards, Paper Goods and Social Stationery
Table Top, Gourmet