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FORT LAUDERDALE GIFT SHOW MAKES A SPLASH AUGUST 29-SEPTEMBER 1, 2015 WITH NEW PRODUCT RESOURCES,
CASH GIVEAWAYS & EXPANDED EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES
 

 

ATLANTA, GA (April 15, 2015)– Returning August 29- September 1, 2015  for its seventh edition at the Greater Ft. Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center, the Fort Lauderdale Gift Show is making a splash among South Florida and Caribbean retailers because of its cost-effective, easily accessible, all-category product selection.   

“The Fort Lauderdale Gift Show continues build its reputation as an affordable fly-in or drive-in tradeshow destination for South Florida and Caribbean retailers,” says Donna Guess, Vice President of Souvenir Shows and Operations, Urban Expositions. “The show’s timing, growing exhibitor base and reputation as a solid product resource make it a great opportunity for retailers to shop, restock and truly liven up their merchandise assortment before the busy season.”

Featuring hundreds of lines of gift products, the Fort Lauderdale Gift Show will showcase new resources and popular best-sellers in virtually every category, including: general giftware; greeting cards, paper goods and social stationery; destination, resort and tourist merchandise; shell items; jewelry and fashion accessories; toys and games; decorative accessories; tabletop; logo products; gourmet products; garden gifts and much more. The show will also feature a special section of jewelry and fashion accessories available for immediate delivery to the trade.


In addition to product, retailers attending the August 2015 Fort Lauderdale Gift Show will also be able to take advantage of free seminars, as well as a number of special buyer incentives. 

Show Highlights include:

URBAN RETAIL MARKETING BOOTCAMP HOSTED BY SNAP RETAIL:
Attendees can choose from a number of free educational offerings, covering the latest social media and marketing techniques that are part of the popular Urban Retail Marketing Bootcamp series hosted by Snap Retail. Programs include:

Saturday, August 29, 2015
Influence Customers with Instagram
| 2-3 PM | Presented by SnapRetail

Sunday, August 30, 2015
Red Carpet Retail | 11 am – 12 pm | Presented by Patti Biro, Patti Biro & Associates
The Do’s and Don’ts of Email Marketing 2-3 PM | Presented by SnapRetail
 

Monday, August 31, 2015
Prop It Up | 11 am – 12 pm | Presented by Patti Biro, Patti Biro & Associates
Maximize the Value of Your Website 1-2 pm | Presented by SnapRetail
What’s New with SnapRetail? |2-3 pm | Hosted by SnapRetail

 

GIVEAWAYS, SPECIALS & NEW PRODUCT DISPLAYS
Retailers will have a chance to enter daily $50 cash giveaways. Drawings will be held twice a day during all four days of the show. In addition, many exhibitors will offer various savings on their lines and other discounts during the show. Attendees can also visit the New Exhibitor product preview area to discover brand new lines on the show floor.

BUY MORE. SPEND LESS. STAY LOCAL.
Urban Expositions has negotiated discounted hotel rates in the Fort Lauderdale area for added attendee convenience. Retailers can take advantage of these low rates by contacting Urban Expositions Official Housing Company Connections at 855.246.URBAN (8722) or by visiting the travel section of the show site, www.ftlauderdalegiftshow.com

BUYER INFORMATION
For buyer information or to pre-register, visit www.ftlauderdalegiftshow.com or call Buyer Relations Representative Cece Lee at 678.370.0332 or toll free 1.800.318.2238 x 0332 or email: clee@urban-expo.com

EXHIBITOR INFORMATION:
For exhibitor information on the Fort Lauderdale Gift Show, contact Urban Expositions show director Erica Davidson at 678.370.0347 or edavidson@urban-expo.com or show manager Christina Bell at 678.370.0335 or cbell@urban-expo.com.

FORT LAUDERDALE GIFT SHOW FAST FACTS

WHEN:                        Saturday, August 29 – Tuesday, September 1, 2015
WHERE:                      Greater Ft. Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center – Hall A
                                   1950 Eisenhower Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
HOURS:                      10 am – 5 pm, Saturday – Monday; 10 am – 2 pm, Tuesday

MORE INFO:                www.ftlauderdalegiftshow.com | 678.285.3976 (EXPO) or 800.318.2238

 

ABOUT URBAN EXPOSITIONS
Urban Expositions is the largest gift, airport retail and souvenir trade show organizer in the U.S., hosting a total of 34 shows each year.  In January of 1996, Urban Expositions launched the semi-annual Philadelphia Gift Show, which has become one of the largest and most successful regional gift events in the nation. Since then, the company has continued to grow through acquisitions and new show development. Based in Kennesaw, GA, Urban Expositions offers a complete roster of trade show management services, including exhibit sales and marketing, operations, exhibitor/ attendee promotions and services, media relations, seminar and event coordination, database development and management.  For more information, visit www.urban-expo.com or call 800.318.2238.    


 

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