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Event Overview:

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.

Exhibitor Information:

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.
    And more!

Product Exhibits
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
    Decorative  Accessories
    Aromatherapy
    Greeting Cards, Paper Goods and Social Stationery
    Table Top, Gourmet
    Garden Gifts

There may be many networking opportunities at the Grand Strand Gift & Resort Merchandise Show 2015. Find out more in the event details below.

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Website: http://www.grandstrandgiftshow.com/Content/29.htm...
Conference/Event Dates: 12/06/2015 - 12/09/2015
Expo/Exhibit Dates: 12/06/2015 - 12/09/2015
Expo/Exhibit Hours: Sun. - Tue. 9am - 6pm; Wed. 9am - 3pm
First Move-In Date: 12/04/2015
Classification: B2B
Primary Industry: Wholesale / Retail
Other Industries: Business, Clothing, Fashion & Accessories, Wholesale / Retail
Estimated Attendance: 1,000
Audience: Souvenir Shops, Beach Shops
Surf Shops, Casinos
Gift, Card and Specialty Stores
Airport Gift Shops,
Amusement Parks
Home Furnishings and Decorative Accessory Stores
Mail Order Catalogs
Department and Chain Stores
Floral Gift Stores, Book Stores, & More
Venue: Myrtle Beach Convention Center
Venue Phone: (843) 918-1225
Venue Type: Indoor - Convention Center
Official Conference Hotel:Hotel Information:
Conference Hotel URL:https://aws.passkey.com/event/13905188/owner/14227/home...
Number of Exhibitors:800+ Booths
Exhibit Floorplan PDF:Download Exhibit Floorplan PDF
Show Owner:Urban Expositions
Show Manager:Urban Expositions
Exhibitor Prospectus:Click Here
Sponsorship: Yes
Sponsorship Details: http://www.grandstrandgiftshow.com/289/Marketing_Kit.htm

Booth Size Booth Cost   Available Amenities
9' x 10' Main Hall $1,815   Electricity: Yes - Unknown Price
5' x 10' Main Hall $1,255   Water: n/a
Lobby $14.65 per sq. ft.   Generator: n/a
Corridor $12.25 per sq. ft.   Marketing Vehicles Allowed: Yes
Other Booth Sizes Available: Yes

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