America's Top Tradeshow Directory | Events In America
Facebook Linked In Twitter Videos

Paid membership required to see this information


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 2016 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
    Greeting Cards, Paper Goods and Social Stationery
    Table Top, Gourmet
    Garden Gifts

If the Grand Strand Gift & Resort Merchandise Show - 2016 is important to your business, act now and make the appropriate connections. See the contact information below.

All information in Events In America is deemed to be accurate at the time we add it, and we take steps to verify all details and update our records when new information is provided, but as people, events and circumstances change, we caution users to independently confirm all information. and Events In America LLC make no guarantee of accuracy and assume no liability for inaccurate information.

Conference/Event Dates: 12/04/2016 - 12/07/2016
Expo/Exhibit Dates: 12/04/2016 - 12/07/2016
First Move-In Date: 12/02/2016
Classification: B2B
Primary Industry: Wholesale / Retail
Other Industries: Business, Wholesale / Retail
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:
Number of Exhibitors:800+ Booths (Previous Year)
Show Owner:Urban Expositions
Show Manager:Urban Expositions
Exhibitor Prospectus:Click Here
Sponsorship Details:

Booth Size Booth Cost   Available Amenities
9' x 10' Main Hall $1,865   Electricity: Yes - Unknown Price
5' x 10' Main Hall $1,410   Water: n/a
Lobby $14.65 per sq. ft.   Generator: n/a
Corridor $12.50 per sq. ft.   Marketing Vehicles Allowed: Yes
Other Booth Sizes Available: Yes

Advance Networking

How do I show up here?

Personal Notes

Add a note here, it is only visible by you.

New Search Contact This Event