GLM is a producer and marketer of consumer product tradeshows in North America, serving industries as diverse as giftware, home furnishings, social stationery, home textiles, tabletop, gourmet housewares, contemporary furniture, personal care, art, antiques, jewelry, surf, skate, water sports, swim and resort. GLM also manages business expositions and conferences on behalf of others, within the hospitality industry.
The National Stationery Show is the premiere market for social stationery and related products in the United States. It is the annual platform that 900 exhibiting companies featuring more than 10,000 lines rely upon for branding, new product releases, sales, business development, customer relations, public relations and licensing. Among the 900 exhibitors are some 300 hot, new, design-driven companies staging their debut each year! NSS is the only show in North America that focuses comprehensively on this industry segment. It is the most important gathering of this industry worldwide, and attracts executives from all sectors.
The National Stationery Show provides a unique opportunity to connect with current customers while presenting your products and your people to thousands of prospective customers.
The products showcased at the National Stationery Show include greeting cards, invitations, imprintables, giftwrap/ribbons, stationery, specialty party supplies and paper tableware, bridal accessories, customized/personalized products, in-store printing equipment, decorative home office products, luxury leather goods, writing instruments, papercrafting supplies, frames, journals, calendars, specialty giftware, scrapbooking and back-to-school.
And, in The Supply Side division, finishing specialists, including die-cutting, die-making, foil/hot stamping, embossing, holography, lamination, packaging/box specialists, converters, paper manufacturers, specialty printing/thermography, production machinery, envelope manufacturers, custom displays/fixturing sytems and other suppliers.
Benefits include: Securing unscheduled meetings with existing clients; Conducting scheduled meetings with existing clients; Meeting with propective customers; Uncovering new prospect opportunities; Developing licensing relationships; Writing orders; Reducing expenses for future sales calls/travel; Conducting competitor analysis; Generating leads; Training employees; Meeting new reps and distributors; Meeting with press; Finding new supplier sources.