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HALL OF FAME QUARTERBACK WARREN MOON TO GIVE KEYNOTE ADDRESS FOR AUGUST 2015 SEATTLE GIFT SHOW

Moon’s Presentation Joins Full Line-up of Educational Offerings for Summer Edition

 

ATLANTA (June 3, 2015)-  Warren Moon, Hall of Fame Quarterback and Color Commentator for the Seahawks Radio Network, will give the keynote address for the August 15-18, 2015 Seattle Gift Show at the Washington State Convention Center.  Calling upon his experiences on the football field and in the business world, Moon will motivate Seattle Gift Show attendees with tips for building a business, establishing a brand, standing out from the competition and overcoming challenges on Saturday, August 15 from 2-3 pm. This keynote joins a full roster of educational sessions designed to help retailers maximize their sales and marketing efforts for the all-important 3rd and 4th quarters.   

A former American professional football quarterback who played for the Canadian Football League's Edmonton Eskimos and the National Football League's Houston Oilers, Minnesota Vikings, Seattle Seahawks, and Kansas City Chiefs, Moon is currently the color commentator for the Seahawks radio network.  Moon is also president and co-founder of Sports 1 Marketing and is active in many charitable endeavors including his own organization, The CrescentMoon Foundation.

Moon’s program headlines a full schedule of educational seminars offering proven marketing strategies and product sourcing opportunities.  All programs are open to attending retailers at no cost.  Seating is limited and available on a first –come, first-serve basis.  Additional programs include 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 15, 2015

A Picture Is Worth A Million Words: How To Use Instagram, Facebook And Twitter Advertising For Your Business 
Presented By: Lynn Switanowski, President, Creative Business Consulting Group
11:00am-12:00pm

 

Social Media Tools- Using What's Now - Learning What's New And Preparing For What's Next 
Presented By: Lynn Switanowski, President, Creative Business Consulting Group
12:30-1:30pm

Sunday, August 16, 2015

The Story Of The Handmade And Artisan Retail Industry: In Their Own Words And Through Pictures
Presented By: Elena Yearly, Owner, Nostalgia Baskets
1:00-2:00pm

Fair Trade: What Do We Need To Know And What Impact Does It Have On Our Retail Businesses? 
Presented By: Elena Yearly, Owner, Nostalgia Baskets
 2:30-3:30pm

Monday, August 17, 2015

Marketing To The Masses
Presented By: Tammy Shapiro, President, Talk Of The Town Gourmet Gifts & More
10:00-11:00am

Capturing The Corporate Market
Presented by: Tammy Shapiro, president, Talk of the Town Gourmet Gifts & More
11:30 am -12:30 pm 

For complete details on all seminars, visit the show website at www.seattlegiftshow.com.  

For more information about attending, visit www.seattlegiftshow.com or contact Buyer Relations Director Jhana Jordan at jjordan@urban-expo.com | 678-370-0338.  Complete details also available at www.seattlegiftshow.com. Companies interested in receiving more information about exhibiting at the 2015 edition can contact Lisa Glosson at 678.370.0334 or lglosson@urban-expo.com.  

SHOW FAST FACTS
WHEN:           Saturday, August 15- Tuesday, August 18, 2015
WHERE:         Washington State Convention Center, 800 Convention Place, Seattle, WA 98101
HOURS:          9 am – 5 pm, Saturday- Monday;  9 am – 3 pm, Tuesday
MORE INFO:  www.seattlegiftshow.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 35 shows each year. In January 1996, Urban Expositions launched the semi-annual Philadelphia Gift Show, which has become one of the largest and most successful regional 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 tradeshow management services, including exhibit sales and marketing, operations, database development and management. For more information, visit www.urban-expo.com or call 800.318.2238.


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