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Event Overview:

For over 50 years, the Smoky Mountain Gift Show has been the most beloved show for the souvenir, resort and gift industry. Since 2011, we've worked hard to bring back the top-name product selection, buyer base, service levels and spirit of fun and hospitality that defined the show at its prime. This is the only show with roots that are deep and strong in the Smoky Mountains.

Exhibitor Information:


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 oveer 50 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.

There may be many networking opportunities at the Smoky Mountain Gift Show - 2016. Find out more in the event details below.

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Conference/Event Dates: 11/02/2016 - 11/05/2016
Expo/Exhibit Dates: 11/02/2016 - 11/05/2016
First Move-In Date: 10/31/2016
Classification: B2B
Primary Industry: Wholesale / Retail
Other Industries: Business, Wholesale / Retail
Estimated Attendance: 1,000
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
Venue: Gatlinburg Convention Center
Venue Phone: (865) 436-2392
Venue Type: Indoor - Convention Center
Number of Exhibitors:645+ Exhibitors/Lines (Previous Year)
Exhibit Floorplan:Click Here
Show Owner:Urban Expositions
Show Manager:Urban Expositions
Exhibitor Prospectus:Click Here
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 $20.95 per sq. ft.   Electricity: Yes - Unknown Price
Convention Center Hallway $18.90 per sq. ft.   Water: n/a
W.L. Mills Ballroom/Hallway $15.75 per sq. ft.   Generator: n/a
Gatlinburg A & B / Meeting Rooms $8.15 per sq. ft. / Prices are subject to change.   Marketing Vehicles Allowed: Yes
Other Booth Sizes Available: Yes

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