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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
 

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:

  • Souvenir Shops
  • Beach Shops
  • Surf Shops
  • 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
  • Jewelry Stores
  • Floral Gift Stores
  • Book Stores
  • Garden Centers & Hardware Stores
  • Museums, Zoos & Aquariums
  • Spas

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
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Show at a Glance
DECEMBER 2-5, 2018
Myrtle Beach Convention Center
Myrtle Beach, SC
800.318.2238
678.285.EXPO (3976)