INTERESTED IN EXHIBITING?
WHY GRAND STRAND GIFT & RESORT MERCHANDISE SHOW?
Known as ‘The Big Kahuna’, the annual Grand Strand Gift & Resort Merchandise Show is the largest, longest-running coastal souvenir and resort gift show in the nation. Serving retailers for more than 36 years, this is the must-attend event for everyone in the coastal souvenir and resort business.
The show's timing and easy to reach location allow retailers plan their upcoming spring and summer resort seasons during the off-season without the hassle and cost of traveling far from their businesses.
The Grand Strand Gift & Resort Merchandise Show has a strong retention rate - 90% of exhibitors return each year and have exhibited in the show for more than 5 years.
DECEMBER 2018 BOOTH PRICING
Booth Package Includes: Unlimited Undraped Tables, Unlimited Undraped risers, POV porter services, Chairs, Wastebasket, Booth I.D. sign, pipe and drape, directory listing, invitations & stickers.
Contact Sonya Lowe at 678.370.0350 for available booth options.
Click here to download the contract.
Choose from one of the following pricing packages:
$1,985 first 9’ x 10’ booth
$1,425 first 5’ x 10’ booth
$1,550 first 9’ x 10’ booth
$150.00 per corner (2 booth minimum)
$300.00 single corner (limited availability)
$16.00 per square foot**
CORRIDOR (tile and carpet):
$13.50 per square foot **
DOWNSTAIRS MEETING ROOM (carpeted):
$9.30 per square foot**
UPSTAIRS MEETING ROOM:
Contact Show Management for rates.
HEAR WHY EXHIBITORS RETURN EACH YEAR TO THE GRAND STRAND GIFT & RESORT MECHANDISE SHOW
MEET THE EAST COAST’S TOP COASTAL & RESORT RETAILERS FROM MAINE TO FLORIDA
You’ll see coastal retailers who regularly attend this event in virtually every buying category, including:
Grocery & Gourmet Stores
Fashion Accessory Stores
Children & Toy Stores
Gift, Card, Specialty Stores
Home Furnishing & Decorative Accessory Stores
Mail Order Catalogs
Department & Chain Stores
Drug Stores & Pharmacies
Floral Gift Stores
Garden Centers & Hardware Stores
Museums, Zoos & Aquariums
WE ARE YOUR MARKETING PARTNERS
A full-scale marketing campaign will target the region’s key decision-makers. Elements include:
Multi-level direct mail campaign targeting thousands of retailers throughout the region
Targeted Buyer Relations Outreach securing the attendance of top VIPs with VIP travel incentives. Targeted personal call outreach to key accounts.
On-Site Buyer Services ranging from daily giveaways and drawings, and other special events.
Advertising & PR generating show coverage in key industry trade publications.
Email Marketing campaign includes regularly scheduled buyer eblasts in weeks and months leading up to the show
Free Exhibitor Marketing Materials including postcards, web banners and personalized registration codes.
Social Media and Google AdWords campaigns targeting retailers throughout the eastern coastal states