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URBAN NEWS BRIEF

GOING COASTAL: NOVEMBER 2015 OCEAN CITY RESORT GIFT EXPO OFFERS ONE-STOP PRODUCT RESOURCE FOR COASTAL RETAILERS FROM MAINE TO VIRGINIA

Three Days. Countless Resources. Northeast’s Largest Souvenir, Resort Gift Trade Event Runs November 15-17, 2015

 

ATLANTA (June 22, 2015) -  As the Northeast’s largest souvenir and resort industry trade event, the Ocean City Resort Gift Expo returns to the Roland E. Powell Convention Center in Ocean City, MD  from November 15-17, 2015. Custom-tailored to the specialized buying and business needs of retailers from Maine to Virginia, the show’s selection is backed by a full range of business-building services and resources, including goody bag giveaways, discounted travel and more. 

“After listening to the feedback from both our exhibitors and attendees alike, we’ve adjusted the show dates to better fit the needs of our customers,” says Donna Guess, Vice President, Souvenir, Urban Expositions.  “The new Sunday - Tuesday schedule will provide retailers the perfect timing to find all the best souvenir and resort products in a cost-effective and convenient location.”

SHOW HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE:

Custom-tailored Product Selection – With more than 400 booths filled with the industry’s leading names and creative new designs, retailers are sure to find their next best seller at the Ocean City Resort Expo. Custom-tailored to meet the specialized needs of Northeastern coastal and shore retailers, every product category will be represented, including resort, gifts, souvenirs, novelties, nautical/coastal items, licensed products, beachwear, general gift and much more. 

Goody Bag Giveaway - The first 100 buyers to arrive on Sunday, November 15 and Monday, November 16 will receive a tote bag filled with free product samples from many of the show’s exhibitors.  

New Jersey Retailer Program - The Ocean City Resort Gift Expo will continue to offer its buyer incentive program for qualified retailers with shops in New Jersey. Participating retailers may qualify to receive a round trip ferry ride and a complimentary one night hotel stay. For more information, please contact 678.285.3976 or visit www.oceancitygiftshow.com
                                                                  
Travel Savings on a Great Business Vacation – Attendees can take advantage of terrific off-season hotel rates in Ocean City, MD by contacting Connections at 855.246.8722 or visiting www.giftshowhotels.com.

Show Hours
Sunday, November 15:       9:30 am – 5:30 pm
Monday, November 16:       9:30 am – 5:30 pm
Tuesday, November 17:       9:30 am – 5:30 pm

Show Location
Roland E. Powell Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD 21842

Exhibitor/Attendee Information
For exhibitor information, contact Russ Turner at Urban Expositions, 1690 Roberts Blvd., NW., Suite 111, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Phone: 678.370.0350, Fax: 678.384.3392, Email: rturner@urban-expo.com. For show information or to pre-register, attendees can contact Cece Lee at clee@urban-expo.com | 678.370.0322, or visit www.oceancitygiftshow.com or call 678.285.3976.

ABOUT URBAN EXPOSITIONS
Urban Expositions, which is based in Kennesaw, GA, produces and manages a portfolio of 35 events covering six 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 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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