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ATLANTA, GA (August 17, 2015) – To better serve its regional buying audience and trade show schedule for its exhibitor base, Urban Expositions announces  new February show dates for the Winter 2016 edition of the Orlando Gift Show and Orlando Cash & Carry Show. Shifting from January to February, the show will now run Saturday, February 13-Monday, February 15, 2016 at Orlando, Florida’s Orange County Convention Center- West Concourse, Hall C. 

“Many of the show’s vendors and retailers let us know that the late January/early February date pattern worked well for their business and scheduling needs,” said Donna Guess, Vice President Operations & Souvenir and Resort Shows, Urban Expositions. “But these dates were not originally available at the Orange County Convention Center for 2016.  When we got word from the convention center about some changes that opened up this week for us, we took it. These dates bring us back

Urban Expositions presented the “Best New Product” award to Harvey Steele (left) and Alina Steele with Cape Coastal Designs, Cape Coral, Fl.  

to a pattern that has historically worked well for the majority of our customers, including those retailers and vendors who need time to place and fulfill large custom orders.”   

The announcement follows the show’s recently concluded August 8-10, 2015 summer edition  which delivered a diverse offering of giftware, jewelry and fashion accessories, home decor, souvenir and resort resources – including 58 new, first-time vendors -  to its central and northern Florida retail audience. As part of a special spotlight on the show’s newest exhibitors, buyers voted on the show’s Best New Product, which went to Cape Coastal Designs. In addition to product, buyers were able to take advantage of a number of money-saving features and promotions, including parking rebates, exhibitor-sponsored show specials and daily cash giveaways.   

For exhibitor information, contact Chris Menefee, Urban Expositions, 1690 Roberts Blvd NW, Ste. 111, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Phone: 678.370.0352; Fax: 678.285.7469; Email: For buyer information or to pre-register, attendees contact Cece Lee at 678.370.0332; Email: or visit

Urban Expositions, which is based in Kennesaw, GA, produces and manages a portfolio of 36 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, Gaming and Pet. 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

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