Events & Hospitality
BUYER FRIENDLY SERVICES & SHOW HOSPITALITY
Enjoy a full roster of programs and events at the December 2019 show, including:
GOODY BAG GIVEAWAYS
The first 100 retail stores to arrive at the show on the first and second days will receive a special tote bag filled with free gifts from many of the show’s exhibitors.
NEW! DAILY CASH PRIZE DRAWINGS
Pick up an entry form at the Grand Strand Gift & Resort Merchandise Show registration desk, fill it out and drop it off in the ballot box to win one of four $100 cash prizes handed out each day. Two winners will be selected at 1 pm and 4 pm, Sunday - Tuesday. On Wednesday, we'll draw 4 winners at noon.
DAILY GIFT BASKET RAFFLE
Enter to win one of our exhibitor-sponsored gift baskets. Pick up an entry form onsite at the registration desk, fill it out, and drop it off in the ballot box located in the ballroom. Show management will contact the winner by phone at the end of each day.
NEW EXHIBITOR PRODUCT PREVIEW AREA
We know how important new products are for our retail visitors, so we have collected the newest products from our exhibitors and displayed them in new exhibitor product preview area, located in the registration area. Make sure you stop by and view all of the great products we have on display.
A number of exhibitors will be offering various savings on their lines and other discounts during all four days of the show. Check back soon to download a complete listing of participating companies and special offers.
MADE IN AMERICA BUYING TOUR | 11 am -12 pm | December 9
Look for details coming soon about how to participate in our curated tour of American-made products you'll find on the show floor led by Tommy Brown, St. Louis Zoo
"ISLAND" PARTY SPOTS ON THE SHOW FLOOR
Look for the new show "Tiki Bar" and other happy hour spots on the show floor for complimentary drinks and the chance to meet up with industry friends. Details on dates and times coming soon.