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URBAN NEWS ALERT 

2015 LAS VEGAS SOUVENIR & RESORT GIFT SHOW MADE IN AMERICA SECTION REACHES SOLD-OUT STATUS

ATLANTA (August 10, 2015) - Set to debut at the September 16-19, 2015 Las Vegas Souvenir & Resort Gift Show, the new Made in America section has reached sold-out status. Created in direct response to increasing retail demand for American-made goods, the new section makes it easy for retailers to source a variety of goods -- ranging from clothing to jewelry, toys/games to tourist merchandise- all in an easy-to-shop, convenient location on the show floor at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

“We are excited to present such a comprehensive representation of Made in America resources that promises to help our retailers find exactly what their customers are requesting”, says Donna Guess, Vice President of Operations & Souvenir and Resort Shows, Urban Expositions. “At the Las Vegas Souvenir & Resort Gift Show we strive to bring the best of the industry to souvenir & resort retailers and providing an entire section dedicated to Made in America product is just one more way we’re doing just that.”

The dedicated section will showcase fresh, new lines and designs from 35+ companies, including O'Haras Jam & Jellies, Tyca Corp., Tervis Tumbler, American Hat Makers, Pawtriotic, Wrappily, Green Tree Jewelry, Corkology.com, Robin Goodfellow Designs, Original Aspen Studios and Southwest Ornaments. In an effort to accommodate continued requests for space from vendors with American-made products, as well as other souvenir and resort resources, Urban Expositions is still accepting applications for placement within the few remaining booths on other parts of the show floor.  All told, the 2015 show will bring together more than 1300 booths – including 123+ brand new exhibitors -- showcasing thousands of lines of souvenir and resort products in a wide range of categories, including destination, resort and tourist merchandise, souvenirs, green products, T-shirts, beach items, Made in America, coastal and nautical, lake, mountain and lodge, ski-themed products, logo products, shell items, giftware, jewelry/fashion accessories, toys/games and more.

Companies interested in receiving more information about booth opportunities at the 2015 edition can contact Lisa Glosson at 678.370.0334 or lglosson@urban-expo.com.  For attendee information, contact Joceline Arnold at 800.318.2238 ex. 4573 or jarnold@urban-expo.com. Complete details also available at www.lvsouvenirshow.com.

SHOW FAST FACTS
WHEN:           Wednesday, September 16- Saturday, September 19, 2015
WHERE:         Las Vegas Convention Center, 3150 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, NV 89109
HOURS:          9 am – 5 pm, Wednesday- Friday;  9 am – 2 pm, Saturday
MORE INFO:  www.lvsouvenirshow.com | 678.285.3976 (EXPO) or 800.318.2238

ABOUT URBAN EXPOSITIONS
Urban Expositions, which is based in Kennesaw, GA, produces and manages a portfolio of 36 events covering seven sectors. Urban Expositions was founded in 1995 with the Philadelphia Gift Show and built its business in the regional Gift & Souvenir industries. In 2008 Urban began to diversify outside of Gift & Souvenir and now produces events in sectors including Art, Aviation, Foodservice, Pet and Gaming. Urban also produces one publication, Airport Revenue News, focused on the airport concession industry. Outside of Kennesaw, Urban also has offices in Shelton, CT and Boca Raton, FL, as well as many remote employees based in areas that are rich with customers. For more information, visit www.urban-expo.com.

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