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THREE SHOWS. ONE LOCATION. ENDLESS NEW RESOURCES FOR MID-ATLANTIC & TRI-STATE AREA RETAILERS IN JANUARY
 

 Philadelphia Gift Show, New Philadelphia Souvenir & Resort Expo and Philadelphia National Candy, Gift & Gourmet Show together under one roof at
the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center January 4-7, 2019

 

 

KENNESAW, GA (October 16, 2018) –  The Philadelphia Gift Show will co-locate with the brand new Philadelphia Souvenir & Resort Expo and the Philadelphia National Candy & Gourmet Show at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center from Friday, January 4 through Monday, January 7, 2019 bringing Mid-Atlantic and Tri-State area retailers a record number of top lines, new categories and resources to explore – all in one cost-effective and convenient winter marketplace. 

 “By bringing three complementary shows together in January– gift, souvenir/resort, and candy - we’re creating a can’t-miss event packed with cross-over buying and selling opportunities for both buyers and exhibitors,” says Lisa Glosson, vice president of Gift & Souvenir, Clarion UX (formerly Urban Expositions).

SHOW HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE:

  • Philadelphia Gift Show (January 4-7, 2019 | Friday – Monday): As the first show of 2019, the Philadelphia Gift Show features a vast array of resources in virtually every product category from top name brands, best-selling lines and new introductions. Special product categories for the winter 2019 edition include: Artisan Alley and Makers’ Market (handcrafted); Northeast Flavors (regional gourmet specialties); Child’s Play; made in the USA resources; and home accents.
     
  • NEW! Philadelphia Souvenir & Resort Expo (January 4-7, 2019 | Friday – Monday): The new Philadelphia Souvenir & Resort Expo will bring together 150+ vendors showcasing a versatile selectin of souvenir/resort merchandise custom-tailored for Northeast and Mid-Atlantic region retailers seeking a convenient winter marketplace to source product for the busy tourist season.
     
  • Philadelphia National Candy Gift & Gourmet Show (January 5-7, 2019 | Saturday –  Monday): The 139th edition of the Philadelphia National Candy Gift & Gourmet Show will feature sweet treats and fresh new merchandising ideas that promise to sweeten retail sales. As America’s largest show dedicated to the retail confectioner, the event offers three inspiring days of new products, breaking trends, industry innovations, ideas and networking.

                                                                                                    
Full Schedule of Quick Learning Seminar Sessions, Demonstrations
The Philadelphia Gift Show and Philadelphia Souvenir & Resort Expo will host a seminars and demonstrations in the Discovery Zone covering a number of retail topics and trends. The full schedule will be announced soon.

Daily Giveaways & Show Floor Hospitality
Retailers will also enjoy a fun and festive shopping experience with daily prize drawings, including $100 merchandise credits, gift basket raffles, and other fun exhibitor-sponsored prizes as well as complimentary refreshments, show floor socials and much more!

Stay for the Last Day:
Retailers should plan to stay and shop on Monday January 7, 2019 to enjoy a complimentary lunch as well as special savings and discounts only offered on show orders placed on the last day of the show.

Free Parking, Hotel Rates as Low as $89.
Retailers and exhibitors can take advantage of tremendous travel savings at the during the three events,  including free parking at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center and room rates as low as $89. What's more, the show's location in Oaks, PA makes it an easy fly or drive-in location and is situated just a few miles from King of Prussia area, putting show attendees and exhibitors in close proximity to a wide range of entertainment, shopping, recreation and tourism resources during the show. 

SHOW FACTS:

WHEN:  Friday, January 4 through Monday, January 7, 2019
WHERE: The Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, 100 Station Avenue, Oaks, PA 19456
SHOW HOURS: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. January 4-6; 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. January 7.
MORE INFO:  www.philadelphiagiftshow.com or 678.285.3976 or 800.318.2238
TRAVEL:  Visit travel section | www.philadelphiagiftshow.com or call Connections at 855.246.8722.

TO EXHIBIT: For exhibitor information, contact Philadelphia Gift Show and the Philadelphia Souvenir & Resort Expo Director Sonya Lowe at 678.370.0350, slowe@urban-expo.com  or Sales Manager Jeannie Dorchak at 678.370.0340 and jdorchak@urban-expo.com .  

ABOUT 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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