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Southern Hospitality at its Best: Smoky Mountain Gift Show

Oct 14, 2016

For fifty-one years the Smoky Mountain Gift Show has served the souvenir and gift market. On November 2-5, 2016 it will be returning to the Gatlinburg Convention Center in Gatlinburg, TN.

"The show is an enjoyable experience for retailers and manufacturers because everything is located in the charming mountain town of Gatlinburg. It is the ideal business vacation setting for spending quality time with customers and industry friends," says Amy Dufour of Urban Expositions, parent company of Smoky Mountain Gift Show.

The show caters to retailers who serve the destination, gifts and souvenir market. "We have nature and wildlife products, green and conservation merchandise, apparel and clothing, home accessories, lifestyle products, gourmet foods, lake, mountain and lodge decor, souvenir, novelty and trend items, collegiate merchandise games, puzzles and toys, holiday and seasonal items, jewelry, licensed products, custom logo products and promotional items, and personalized products," says Dufour.

Features & Amentities
During the show, attendees are invited to enjoy southern hospitality with the many free buyer services and amenities. New for this year, Smoky Mountain Gift Show has added a Made in America buying tour on Thursday, November 3rd from 10am-11am. Eric Flanigan, vice president of retail and leisure for Aramark, will lead the tour.

The show offers several raffles and giveaways for buyers, including a daily $100 cash price giveaway and daily raffle baskets from exhibitors. Pre-registered buyers have free parking at the Bearskin garage on a first-come, first-serve basis. There is also complimentary shuttle service to the IGES® event in Pigeon Forge.

During the show, attendees are invited for complimentary coffee and pastries each morning, and complimentary wine, cheese, and beer each afternoon. There is also a Smoky Mountain Gift Show party Wednesday November 2nd at Blaine's Grille and Bar.

For more information and to pre-register, visit or contact Jhana Jordan at

Smoky Mountain Gift Show
November 2-5th, 2016, Gatlinburg Convention Center
Tel: 678-370-0338 or 678-285-3976

Topic: Trade Show News

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