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GRAND STRAND GIFT & RESORT MERCHANDISE SHOW RETURNS DECEMBER 2-5, 2018

 

KENNESAW, GA (July 2, 2018) – The nation’s largest, longest-running coastal souvenir, resort gift show, the Grand Strand Gift & Resort Merchandise Show, returns December 2-5, 2018 to South Carolina’s Myrtle Beach Convention Center. The 2018 edition will feature an unrivaled selection of themed merchandise, resort apparel, gifts and souvenirs shown by the industry’s top name manufacturers, sales representatives and up-and-coming companies.

“Serving retailers in the coastal souvenir and resort business for more than 35 years, the Grand Strand Gift & Resort Merchandise Show is the best beach show for your bottom line,” says Christina Bell, group show director, Urban Expositions. "Coastal and resort retailers know they will find the best selection of established lines, best-sellers and breaking new product introductions all under one roof, all while enjoying networking in a casual, relaxed show setting."

Among the highlights for 2018:

Tremendous Product Selection – Featuring thousands of lines on display, retailers can explore a wide selection of products from the industry’s leading resort and gift manufacturers and sales representatives in every product category, 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 at the show on Sunday, December 2 and Monday, December 3 will receive a special tote bag filled with complimentary product samples from participating exhibitors.

Grand Strand Show Party – Urban Expositions will host a special party for show exhibitors and attendees. Make plans to attend this popular show event to mix and mingle with show exhibitors and attendees while enjoying free food, music and drinks. Look for complete show party details coming soon.

Buy More. Spend Less. Stay Local. –Reserve your room by contacting the official Urban Expositions Housing Company Connections, at 1.855.246.8722. Visit www.grandstrandgiftshow.com to reserve your room today.

Exhibitor/Attendee Information – To exhibit, contact Christina Bell, Show Director at 678.370.0335 or cbell@urban-expo.com. For show information or to attend, visit www.grandstrandgiftshow.com or contact Urban Expositions at 800.318.2238

GRAND STRAND GIFT & RESORT MERCHANDISE SHOW FAST FACTS

WHEN:                  Sunday, December 2 – Wednesday, December 5, 2018
WHERE:               Myrtle Beach Convention Center, 2101 N. Oak St., Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

HOURS:               9 am – 6 pm, Sunday – Tuesday; 9 am – 3 pm, Wednesday

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

 

ABOUT URBAN EXPOSITIONS | CLARION UX
Founded in 1995, Urban Expositions, now operating as Clarion UX and owned by Clarion Events, produces and manages a portfolio of 36 trade and consumer events, serving a range of industry sectors including Gift, Souvenir, Art, Aviation, Apparel, Foodservice, Specialty Retail, Gaming, Automotive and Enthusiast Lifestyle, with offices in Kennesaw, GA, Trumbull, CT, Portland, OR, and Boca Raton, FL. www.clarionux.com


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