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JANUARY 2016

SourceDirect at NYNOW
1/1/2016 –
Pier 94, 711 12th Ave at 54th Street, New York, NY
Presenting the world’s finest producers of materials, home decor, accessories, hand crafts and gifts. SourceNY places manufacturers, artisans, and producers of gifts and decorative accessories before thousands of wholesale buyers, importers, and distributors.
Sponsor: Emerald Expositions, 914-421-3327
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.sourcenyshow.com

Great American Gem Show – InterGem
1/1/2016 – 1/3/2016
War Memorial, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Many beautiful and exotic gems, beads and jewelry can be found among the rows and rows of exhibitors at each show. Engagement rings, anniversary gifts, birthstones, healing gemstones, heirlooms, possessions of movie stars and international celebrities, multiplies in value as gifts for friends, family or oneself.
Sponsor: International Gem & Jewelry Show, Inc., 301-294-1640
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.intergem.net

Accessories The Show
1/4/2016 – 1/6/2016
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York, NY
The World’s largest and longest running juried all-accessory trade event. Showcases fashion accessory resources in over 37 product classifications. Runs concurrently with Moda Manhattan and Fame.
Sponsor: Business Journals, Inc., 866-696-6020, 212-710-7412
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.accessoriestheshow.com

Philadelphia National Candy, Gift & Gourmet Show
1/4/2016 – 1/6/2016
Atlantic City Convention Center, Atlantic City, NJ
The Philadelphia National Candy Gift and Gourmet Show, America’s largest show dedicated to the retail confectioner, is sponsored by the Retail Confectioners Association of Philadelphia.
Sponsor: Retail Confectioners Association of Philadelphia, Inc., 888-226-3989
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.phillycandyshow.com

Gem, Jewelry & Lapidary Trade Show
1/5/2016 – 1/6/2016
Asheville Civic Center, Asheville, NC
This show specializes in gems, jewelry, lapidary equipment and specimens. **** ALL G&LW SHOWS ARE WHOLESALE ONLY – COPY OF BUSINESS OR RESALE CERTIFICATE REQUIRED
Sponsor: Gem & Lapidary Wholesalers, Inc., 601-879-8832
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.glwshows.com

Outdoor Retailer Winter Market
1/7/2016 – 1/10/2016
Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City, UT
Outdoor Retailer Winter Market is committed to providing network opportunities and growing your business. Each January all the major players in winter outdoor gear get together to show off their latest and greatest wares for the season. OR Winter Market has been the launch platform for just about every groundbreaking piece of skiing, climbing, backpacking and winter gear that’s come to market. The mecca of winter outdoor gear, Outdoor Retailer Winter Market is five days of concentrated meetings between the top winter gear brands and retailers in the core outdoor industry, viewing the products that will be hitting the shelves next fall.
Sponsor: Emerald Expositions, 800-486-2701
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.outdoorretailer.com

CHA Mega Show
1/7/2016 – 1/12/2016
Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA
The world’s largest trade show for craft & hobby supplies, featuring more than 1,100 exhibiting manufacturers and wholesalers in five different shows floor categories including Art Materials & Framing, Scrapbooking & Stationery, Fabric / Quilting / Needlecraft, Florals / Seasonal / Home & Garden and General Crafts. The CHA Show also offers extensive educational programs and workshops.
Sponsor: Craft & Hobby Association, 201-794-1133
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.craftandhobby.org

Gem, Jewelry & Lapidary Trade Show
1/8/2016 – 1/10/2016
Osceola Heritage Park, Orlando, FL
This show specializes in gems, jewelry, lapidary equipment and specimens. **** ALL G&LW SHOWS ARE WHOLESALE ONLY – COPY OF BUSINESS OR RESALE CERTIFICATE REQUIRED
Sponsor: Gem & Lapidary Wholesalers, Inc., 601-879-8832
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.glwshows.com

Philadelphia Gift Show
1/8/2016 – 1/11/2016
New Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, Oaks, PA
The nation’s largest regional gift show gives retailers from the Mid-Atlantic and TriState areas a cost-effective, convenient access to an unrivaled selection from national manufacturers, emerging companies and the region’s top sales agencies. Special product spotlights include Made in America, Souvenir & Resort, Birdwatch & Outdoor Living, Handcrafted and Home Accents.
Sponsor: Urban Expositions, 678-285-3976, 800-318-2238
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.philadelphiagiftshow.com

Orlando Gift Show & Orlando Cash & Carry Show
1/9/2016 – 1/11/2016
Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL
Offering a large product selection featuring the best-selling designs and newest product introductions in general giftware, home and garden accents, gourmet gifts, party and paper goods, tabletop, holiday/seasonal collectibles, souvenir/resort merchandise, bed, bath and linen, fashion accessories and much more. Offering a wide selection of jewelry, gifts and home accents available for immediate delivery to the trade, the Orlando Cash & Carry Show offers a great way to restock too. Conveniently located in the center of the state, the Orlando Gift Show and Orlando Cash & Carry Show is easily accessible for retailers from Central and Northern Florida and the Panhandle retailers.
Sponsor: Urban Expositions, 678-285-3976
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.orlandogiftshow.com

The National NeedleArts Winter Trade Show
1/9/2016 – 1/11/2016
Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix, AZ
The National NeedleArts Association Trade Show (TNNA) offers a large display of the newest trends of needlart products with nearly 400 designers, manufacturers, wholesalers, importers, publishers and distributors along with 90+ needlearts/business classes to assist with continuing education.
Sponsor: The National NeedleArts Association, 800-889-8662 ext. 3181, 740-455-6773
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.tnna.org

SF Market
1/9/2016 – 1/12/2016
The Moscone Convention Center, San Francisco, CA
This Fair is a semiannual event with 16 product categories which feature general giftware, tabletop, housewares, decorative and personal accessories, museum gifts, ethnic, traditional, country and contemporary crafts, souvenir items, stationery, contemporary design products, juvenile products and garden accessories and floral products. It attracts specialty and department stores, gift shops, jewelry stores, interior designers, importers and distributors of home products, mail order catalogs, museums and galleries, stationery stores, gourmet shops, juvenile stores and craft retailers.
Sponsor: Urban Expositions, 678-285-3976
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.sf-market.com

St. Louis Gift Show
1/10/2016 – 1/11/2016
St. Charles Convention Center North Hall, St. Charles, MO
St. Louis Gift Show is one of the oldest wholesale order writing and cash & carry shows in the country. Over 200 lines of merchandise, hundreds of items. Free Parking, Online registration. Including giftware, gourmet foods, jewelry, watches, hospital gift shop items, gift baskets, floral, candles, purses, candy, scarves, packaging, and seasonal items.
Sponsor: Rosehill Enterprises, Inc., 513-861-1139
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.stlouisgiftshow.com

Midwest Market Days Chicago
1/10/2016 – 1/12/2016
Regent Showroom, 8999 Palmer St., River Grove, IL
The Midwest Market Days trade show is conveniently located in the Midwest only 10 minutes from Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. Buyers from independent retailers, mass merchants and wholesale distributors enjoy the concise, comfortable, casual buying atmosphere. View thousands of closeout and direct import general merchandise items across a wide variety of product categories. Spend more time with vendors buying and viewing product rather than walking endlessly, in a huge convention center. We provide complimentary breakfast and buffet lunch to all buyers and shuttle transportation to other participating showroom locations just minutes away.
Sponsor: Regent Products Corp., 916-376-9437
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.midwestmarketdays.com

January Midwest Market Days™
1/11/2016 – 1/13/2016
TransWorld Merchandise Center, Des Plaines, IL
The Midwest Market Days trade show attracts Buyers from independent retailers, mass merchants and wholesale distributors enjoy the concise, comfortable, casual buying atmosphere. View thousands of closeout and direct import general merchandise items across a wide variety of product categories. Spend more time with vendors buying and viewing product rather than walking endlessly, in a huge convention center.
Sponsor: TransWorld Merchandise Center, Inc., 312-201-3800
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.twmerchcenter.com

Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market
1/12/2016 – 1/19/2016
AmericasMart*Atlanta, Atlanta , GA
This Show features manufacturers, representatives, wholesalers and distributors of gifts, decorative accessories, collectibles, stationery & related gifts, souvenirs, resort gifts, gourmet food & specialty food products, European gifts, glassware & tabletop products, handcrafted gifts & home accessories, designer gifts & home accents, floral products, seasonal items, books, pet products, garden products and accessories, furniture, fine linens and more.
Sponsor: AmericasMart Atlanta, 404-220-2234
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.americasmart.com

Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market
1/12/2016 – 1/19/2016
AmericasMart*Atlanta, Atlanta , GA
This Show features manufacturers, representatives, wholesalers and distributors of gifts, decorative accessories, collectibles, stationery & related gifts, souvenirs, resort gifts, gourmet food & specialty food products, European gifts, glassware & tabletop products, handcrafted gifts & home accessories, designer gifts & home accents, floral products, seasonal items, books, pet products, garden products and accessories, furniture, fine linens and more.
Sponsor: AmericasMart Atlanta, 404-220-2234
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.americasmart.com

International Area Rug Market Show
1/13/2016 – 1/16/2016
AmericasMart*Atlanta, Atlanta, GA
America’s most important Area Rug Market. You will benefit from immediate sales as well as long term benefits of exposure to the most influential Area Rug Buyers in the world! The contacts you make in Atlanta will serve you throughout the year and the importance of your individual transactions will multiply. A single buyer can introduce you to a whole new distribution channel.
Sponsor: AmericasMart Atlanta, 404-220-2234
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.americasmart.com

Surf Expo
1/14/2016 – 1/16/2016
Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL
The longest-running and largest boardsports and beach/resort lifestyle trade show in the world. Including Surf, Skate, Swim, Resort, Boutique, Wind, StandUp Paddle, and Wakeboard and Waterski
Sponsor: Emerald Expositions, 800-947-SURF (7873)
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.surfexpo.com

American Made Show – The Buyers Market of American Crafts
1/15/2016 – 1/17/2016
Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C.
Nation’s largest wholesale tradeshow where art, gift, jewelry and fine craft retailers buy directly from U.S. and Canadian artists. Produced by The Rosen Group, it is listed by Tradeshow Week as one of the nation’s Top 200 trade shows. Wholesale to the trade only.
Sponsor: The Rosen Group, Inc., 410-889-2933, ext. 202
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.americanmadeshow.com

Tobacco Plus Expo
1/16/2016 – 1/17/2016
Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall 3, Las Vegas , NV
The Tobacco Plus Convenience Expo is a trade show for manufacturers and distributors who are provided a venue for exhibiting their tobacco products and related merchandise. More than two thousand people attend this annual event to place orders, network and participate in the educational sessions to learn better business strategy that will increase their bottom lines. Registrants at the show represent tobacco retail stores, tobacconists, convenience stores, wholesalers, importers/exporters, manufacturers, consultants and others who are in the tobacco industry.
Sponsor: Tobacco Outlet Business and National Association of Tobacco Outlets, 888-737-3976, 203-483-5774
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.tobaccoplusexpo.com

Jewelers International Showcase – JIS
1/16/2016 – 1/18/2016
Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami Beach, FL
The Largest & Leading Independent Jewelry Tradeshows in the Western Hemisphere. Serving only the jewelry trade with Worldwide exhibitors selling to the jewelry trade of Florida, 50 countries of The Caribbean and Latin America plus buyers from over 42 other USA states. Show established in 1979.
Sponsor: Jewelers International Showcase, Inc., 561-998-0205
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.jisshow.com

Miami International Mart Show
1/17/2016 – 1/19/2016
Miami International Mart, Miami Gardens, FL
The Miami International Mart show brings to you the best in general merchandise, food, health & beauty, and much more. We take the headaches out of the supply chain management. There are hundreds of categories and tens of thousands of products at your fingertips. Miami International Mart is your logistics headquarters for export and local delivery.
Sponsor: Miami International Mart, 305-624-6623
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.martofmiami.com

NASFT International Fancy Food & Confection Show
1/17/2016 – 1/19/2016
Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA
This show serves as an annual marketplace for the volume buying of gourmet and specialty foods, beverages, and confections.
Sponsor: National Association for the Specialty Food Trade, Inc., 212-482-6440
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.fancyfoodshows.com

NASFT International Fancy Food & Confection Show
1/17/2016 – 1/19/2016
Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA
This show serves as an annual marketplace for the volume buying of gourmet and specialty foods, beverages, and confections.
Sponsor: National Association for the Specialty Food Trade, Inc., 212-482-6440
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.fancyfoodshows.com

NASFT International Fancy Food & Confection Show
1/17/2016 – 1/19/2016
Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA
This show serves as an annual marketplace for the volume buying of gourmet and specialty foods, beverages, and confections.
Sponsor: National Association for the Specialty Food Trade, Inc., 212-482-6440
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.fancyfoodshows.com

Army Navy Military Expo
1/17/2016 – 1/19/2016
Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, NV
Wholesale Army & Navy Military Surplus is a B2B trade show offering goods from the Army, Navy, tactical law enforcement, camping & outdoor industries. We pride ourselves in offering what other shows can’t: an intimate hands-on venue where orders are written and new suppliers found.
Sponsor: David Castlegrant & Associates, 800-880-2485, 810-225-9801
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.anmexpo.com

NRF Retail’s Big Show
1/17/2016 – 1/20/2016
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York, NY
This is the only show where you can reach thousands of decision-making retail executives from around the world. It is the undisputed “must attend” event for retailers and the place you need to be to meet face-to-face with retailers planning for growth.
Sponsor: National Retail Federation, 202-626-8154
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.nrf.com/events

The JA New York Winter Show
1/18/2016 – 1/20/2016
Jakob J. Javits Convention Center, New York, NY
For the worldwide jewelry industry, New York City is the most important destination in the United States. The Diamond District, world renowned jewelry retailers and manufacturers, plus designers, display houses, and suppliers. There is only one New York. And there is only one jewelry show at the center of it all — JA New York.
Sponsor: Emerald Expositions , 646-668-3730
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.ja-newyork.com

AVN Adult Entertainment Expo
1/20/2016 – 1/23/2016
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, NV
Video software dealers show. The AVN Adult Entertainment Expo (AEE) is the largest event for the adult industry in North America.
Sponsor: Home Entertainment Events, 714-338-6700
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.adultentertainmentexpo.com

Dallas Total Home & Gift Market
1/20/2016 – 1/26/2016
Dallas Market Center, Dallas, TX
Dallas Total Home & Gift Market is multiple markets held simultaneously so that buyers may select from a wide range of product categories: Total Home & Gift Market, Holiday and Home Expo, Holiday & Home Expo Temporaries, International Lighting Market and F!NDS Dallas Temp Show. The Total Home & Gift Market offer more than 25,000 lines of products including home furnishings. gifts, decorative accessories, lighting, textiles, floral, Christmas and seasonal gifts and home decor, gourmet and fashion accessories.
Sponsor: Dallas Market Center, 214-655-6183, 800-325-6587
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.dallasmarketcenter.com

Winter Seattle Market Week: Gift & Home Accessories Show
1/20/2016 – 1/26/2016
Pacific Market Center, Seattle, WA
Permanent market destination for discriminating gift, lifestyle and home accessory buyers throughout the Western United States, Canada and beyond. Drawing thousands of buyers each year from more than 30 channels of distribution, the sophisticated wholesale mart features a wide variety of brands, a huge selection of high-quality merchandise and a boutique-style environment that caters to its clientele with first-class amenities and VIP services
Sponsor: Pacific Market Center, 206-767-6800, 800-433-1014
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.pacificmarketcenter.com

Winter Seattle Market Week: Gift & Home Accessories Show
1/20/2016 – 1/26/2016
Pacific Market Center, Seattle, WA
Permanent market destination for discriminating gift, lifestyle and home accessory buyers throughout the Western United States, Canada and beyond. Drawing thousands of buyers each year from more than 30 channels of distribution, the sophisticated wholesale mart features a wide variety of brands, a huge selection of high-quality merchandise and a boutique-style environment that caters to its clientele with first-class amenities and VIP services
Sponsor: Pacific Market Center, 206-767-6800, 800-433-1014
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.pacificmarketcenter.com

Imprinted Sportswear Show – Long Beach
1/22/2016 – 1/24/2016
Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, CA
ISS Long Beach has been the largest and most prestigious event for the decorated apparel and imprinted products industry with close to 14,000 attendees and nearly 500 exhibitors. The last conference program provided the expert knowledge needed to turn investments into profits. If you are involved in the decorated apparel industry – whether in screen printing, embroidery, promotional products, retail, or marketing – ISS will show you how to achieve quality results and do so profitably.
Sponsor: Emerald Expositions, 770-291-5416
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.issshows.com

Great American Gem Show – InterGem
1/22/2016 – 1/24/2016
War Memorial, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Many beautiful and exotic gems, beads and jewelry can be found among the rows and rows of exhibitors at each show. Engagement rings, anniversary gifts, birthstones, healing gemstones, heirlooms, possessions of movie stars and international celebrities, multiplies in value as gifts for friends, family or oneself.
Sponsor: International Gem & Jewelry Show, Inc., 301-294-1640
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.intergem.net

Halloween & Party Expo
1/22/2016 – 1/25/2016
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, LA
The Halloween & Party Expo connects a global audience of serious buyers and sellers of Halloween, Costume and Party products. Thousands of retailers spanning single stores to mass market domestic and international chains come to the Expo to view the latest industry products and services.
Sponsor: Urban Expo, 203-423-0015
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.halloweenpartyexpo.com

Seattle Gift Show
1/22/2016 – 1/25/2016
Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, WA
The Seattle Gift Show is the place to see new products and proven bestsellers that cater to the eclectic tastes of the discerning Pacific Northwest consumer. Featuring a wide range of products throughout all the show’s categories including: Food Focus, Gift & Collectibles, Handcrafted, Home & Garden, Northwest Directions, Personal Style, Treasures To Go (Cash & Carry) and Vintage collection. Get Ready to shop a wide variety of giftware, decorative accessories, personal care and fashion, antiques and collectibles, gourmet foods, jewelry and more,
Sponsor: Urban Expositions, 678-285-3976
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.seattlegiftshow.com

New Orleans Gift & Jewelry Show – Spring
1/22/2016 – 1/25/2016
New Orleans Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, LA
Helen Brett Enterprises has been bringing buyers and sellers of gifts, jewelry and general merchandise together for over 65 years! Visit our semi annual trade shows and explore the premier marketplace for home and lifestyle products, including top brands, hot trends, and must-have merchandise for your business.
Sponsor: Helen Brett Enterprises, 800-541-8171, 630-241-9865 ext. 22
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.helenbrett.com

Sports Licensing and Tailgate Show
1/24/2016 – 1/26/2016
Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV
If your store sells sports-related licensed products or tailgating supplies, the Sports Licensing & Tailgate Show is where you should be to shop more than 400 exhibits with products licensed by over two dozen sports leagues and licensors. Countless items are available across all categories – from apparel and accessories to toys and souvenirs.
Sponsor: Emerald Expositions, 949-226-5750
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.showproco.com

STYLEMAX – Summer/Fall Preview
1/24/2016 – 1/26/2016
Merchandise Mart, Chicago, IL
This show is a wholesale marketplace for retailers of women’s and children’s apparel and accessories. It features fall apparel and accessories.
Sponsor: Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc., 800-677-6278, 312-527-7904
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.stylemaxonline.com

Dallas Apparel & Accessories
1/27/2016 – 1/30/2016
Dallas Market Center, Dallas, TX
From classic looks to contemporary edge, the Dallas Apparel & Accessories Market showcases apparel and accessories in many categories each January, March, June, August and October. In addition to the permanent showrooms inside FashionCenterDallas®, buyers will discover a wide range of temporary exhibitors in SCENE, the juried temporary show.
Sponsor: Dallas Market Center , 214-655-6183, 800-325-6587
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.dallasmarketcenter.com

OASIS Gift Show
1/28/2016 – 1/30/2016
Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix, AZ
For more than 30 years, OASIS, Inc. has been solidly established as one of the world’s greatest wholesale giftware trade shows. Hosted bi-annually each Winter and NOW Fall (September), OASIS continues to bring in talented exhibitors and over 3,000 qualified buyers annually. Buyers include retailers and other professionals in the gift industry. The show has a main floor for order writing, gifts to go cash and carry, and the jury-chosen Artisans; showcase handcrafted area with both order writing and cash and carry.
Sponsor: Org. Of Assoc. Salespeople In The Southwest (OASIS), 602-952-2050, 800-424-9519
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.oasis.org

SIA SnowSports Trade Show
1/28/2016 – 1/31/2016
Colorado Convention Center, Denver, CO
The SIA SnowSports Trade Show is the largest snow sports specific trade show in North America. For four days in January, suppliers, distributors, buyers, sales representatives, press/media, industry professionals and athletes converge at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas to reconnect with the entire snow sports community. With over 17,000 people and 900 brands, the SIA SnowSports Trade Show truly is the heartbeat of the industry.
Sponsor: SnowSports Industries America (SIA), 703-556-9020
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.snowsports.org

California Gift Show
1/30/2016 – 2/2/2016
Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA
The semi-annual California Gift Show featured 3,000 lines from 1,100+ exhibitors. The market has extensive domestic an international resources – including exhibitor pavilions from around the world. This sets the stage for a comprehensive global marketplace.
Sponsor: Urban Expositions, 678-285-3976
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.californiagiftshow.com

Windy City Gift Show
1/30/2016 – 2/2/2016
Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosmont, IL
The Windy City Gift Show will provide the perfect meeting point for the industry. In addition, this show’s selection will be custom tailored to reflect the regional tastes and interests of the area – its strong seasonal business, great lakes and coastal towns, lodges and resorts. The Windy City Gift Show will debut with the following product categories: Gifts, Handcrafted, Live In Style, and Treasures To Go.
Sponsor: Urban Expositions, 678-285-3976
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.urban-expo.com

NY NOW
1/30/2016 – 2/3/2016
Pier 94 Pier 94 and the Jacob Javits Convention Center, New York, NY
NY NOW features Four Collections: HOME includes furnishings textiles, decorative accessories, tabletop and gourmet; LIFESTYLE: including gifts, personal care, stationary, fashion accessories and children’s products. HANDMADE offers nearly 500 resources for handcrafted items across all merchandise categories. NY NOW NEW shines a light on new-to-the market products in the home and lifestyle categories.
Sponsor: Emerald Expositions, 914-421-3296
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.nynow.com/

Gem, Jewelry & Lapidary Trade Show
1/30/2016 – 2/12/2016
The Gem Mall, Tucson, AZ
This show specializes in gems, jewelry, lapidary equipment and specimens. **** ALL G&LW SHOWS ARE WHOLESALE ONLY
Sponsor: Gem & Lapidary Wholesalers, Inc., 601-879-8832
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.glwshows.com

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FEBRUARY 2016

Memphis Gift & Jewelry Show – Spring
2/13/2016 – 2/15/2016
Memphis Cook Convention Center, Memphis, TN
Helen Brett Enterprises has been bringing buyers and sellers of gifts, jewelry and general merchandise together for over 65 years! Visit our semi annual trade shows and explore the premier marketplace for home and lifestyle products, including top brands, hot trends, and must-have merchandise for your business.
Sponsor: Helen Brett Enterprises, 800-541-8171, 630-241-9865 ext. 22
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.helenbrett.com

New York International TOY FAIR
2/13/2016 – 2/16/2016
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York, NY
Annual marketplace for manufacturers and retailers of toys and related products. Features more than 150,000 products, many being shown for the first time by exhibitors from all over the world.
Sponsor: Toy Industry Association, Inc., 212-675-1141 ext. 219
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.toyassociation.org

OFFPRICE
2/14/2016 – 2/17/2016
Sands Expo & Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV
OFFPRICE is a must for any retailer or merchandiser! Dynamic order-writing trades how for retail buyers and off-price specialists offering goods 20-70% below wholesale costs. Over 1,200 booths of quality merchandise including brand new and trending merchandise
Sponsor: Off-Price Specialist Center, 262-782-1600
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.offpriceshow.com

Sourcing at MAGIC
2/15/2016 – 2/18/2016
Las Vegas Convention Center – South Hall, Las Vegas, NV
Sourcing at MAGIC is the premier trade event in North America for the supply side of the apparel industry showcasing exhibitors that include contract manufacturers, original design manufacturers, fabric and textile mills, trim & component manufacturers and supply chain service providers.
Sponsor: MAGIC International, Advanstar, 877-554-4834, 218-740-7092
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.magiconline.com

Accessories The Show
2/16/2016 – 2/18/2016
The Venetian Hotel / Sands Expo, Las Vegas, NV
The world’s largest and longest running juried all-accessories trade event. Showcases fashion resources from virtually every accessory product category. New York editions run concurrently with Stitch and MRket.
Sponsor: Business Journals, Inc., 866-696-6020, 212-710-7412
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.accessoriestheshow.com

MAGIC
2/16/2016 – 2/18/2016
Las Vegas Convention Center / Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV
Providing a comprehensive year-round resource to support the business of fashion, MAGIC International currently produces trade shows for the men’s apparel market (MAGIC); the women’s apparel market (WWDMAGIC, femme); the children’s apparel market (MAGIC kids, International Kids Fashion Show); the fabric market (International Fashion Fabric Exhibition); and an alternative trends and lifestyles show, reflecting the men’s and women’s progressive youth market (the edge).
Sponsor: MAGIC International Advanstar Global, 877-554-4834, 218-740-7092
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.magiconline.com

WSA@Magic
2/16/2016 – 2/18/2016
Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV
Focusing on Fast Fashion, retail’s hottest market category, WSA @ MAGIC is the industry’s standalone resource for Fast Fashion Footwear. Drawing a global base of companies and buyers from over 100 countries, WSA @ MAGIC boosts efficiency with adjacent access to FN PLATFORM, MAGIC’s branded footwear forum, and WWDMAGIC, the premier destination for womens and juniors apparel
Sponsor: Magic International, Advanstar, 310-857-7500
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.magiconline.com/wsa-at-magic

Louisville Gift Show
2/21/2016 – 2/22/2016
Paroquet Springs Center, Shepherdsville, KY
Over 200 lines, Free Parking, Cash ‘n Carry, immediate delivery. The Louisville Gift Show established in 1977 has grown into an exciting show with order writing & cash & carry featuring: Jewelry, giftware, gourmet foods, bed & bath, children’s candy, floral, candles, seasonal merchandise, handbags, scarves & souvenirs.
Sponsor: Rosehill Enterprises, Inc., 513-861-1139
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.louisvillegiftshow.com

The Atlanta Shoe Market
2/21/2016 – 2/23/2016
Cobb Galleria Center / Renaissance Waverly Hotel, Atlanta, GA
Today, more than 1800 lines of footwear, as well as accessories and handbags, are represented, from salon to branded business, including women’s, men’s, athletic and children’s. Over the years the show has built a reputation for being the industry’s most productive event, a “working show” where buyers meet with sellers and place their orders for the coming season. The show is also noted for its ease and convenience – easy to get to and convenient to work with everything under one roof.
Sponsor: Southeastern Shoe Travelers Association, 706-923-0580
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.atlantashoemarket.com

The NATSO Show
2/22/2016 – 2/25/2016
The Disney Yacht & Beach Club, Orlando, FL
The NATSO Show is the only national exposition dedicated solely to the travel plaza and truckstop industry. At the show, truckstop and travel plaza owners and operators will learn about new products and services offered by The NATSO Show’s exhibitors. Dynamic NATSO U Business Forums and expert speakers will provide operators and vendors alike with hands-on solutions and strategies to keep a business profitable. The show will also provide networking opportunities with operators from across the country so they can exchange insights and ideas so they stay competitive.
Sponsor: NATSO, 703-549-2100
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.natso.com

Accessories The Show
2/23/2016 – 2/25/2016
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York, NY
The world’s largest and longest running juried all-accessories trade event. Showcases fashion resources from virtually every accessory product category. New York editions run concurrently with Moda Manhattan and Fame.
Sponsor: Business Journals, Inc., 866-696-6020, 212-710-7412
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.accessoriestheshow.com

Shoe Market of Americas Conference
2/28/2016 – 3/1/2016
Broward County Convention Center, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Shoe and Accessories Market.
Sponsor: Shoe Market of the Americas, 786-331-9000
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.smota.com

ASD Market Week
2/28/2016 – 3/2/2016
Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV
Since 1961, ASD has grown into one of the nation’s largest merchandise trade events in the industry, with over 2,800 exhibitors & 45,000 retailers from all over the world attending the bi-annual events, held in March & August. ASD is a robust and growing marketplace covering seven distinct categories all in one efficient, consumer-products trade show. Here buyers from every retail and distribution channel can find what they need for their core markets plus discover new product categories and unique suppliers to diversify and freshen their merchandise mix, boost impulse and point-of-purchase sales – – and increase profits. ASD showcases the following merchandise categories: Gift & Home, Fashion Accessories & Affordable Fashion, Apparel & Footwear, Jewelry / Cash & Carry, Health & Beauty, Toys & Novelty, General Merchandise, and SourceDirect.
Sponsor: Emerald Expositions, 1-800-748-5058, 323-817-1993
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.asdonline.com

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MARCH 2016

Atlanta Spring Gift, Accessories & Holiday Market
3/2/2016 – 3/4/2016
AmericasMart*Atlanta, Atlanta, GA
Wholesale Order-writing market with general gift, home furnishings, jewelry, fashion accessories, garden, bath and body product, children’s product. Also includes jewelry cash & carry section.
Sponsor: AmericasMart Atlanta, 404-220-2234
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.americasmart.com

Norton’s Gatlinburg Gift & Variety Show
3/5/2016 – 3/7/2016
Gatlinburg Convention Center, Gatlinburg, TN
This show features Ladies’, Men’s and Children’s Apparel, Fashion Jewelry and Accessories, Fine Jewelry and Gifts from all over the world. Wholesale Only, Writing Orders, Immediate Delivery and Cash-and-Carry. Business License Required.
Sponsor: The Norton Shows, 865-436-6151
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.nortonshows.com

Gatlinburg Apparel & Jewelry Market
3/5/2016 – 3/7/2016
Gatlinburg Convention Center, Gatlinburg, TN
This show features Ladies’, Men’s and Children’s Apparel, Fashion Jewelry and Accessories, Fine Jewelry and Gifts from all over the world. Wholesale Only, Writing Orders, Immediate Delivery and Cash-and-Carry. Business License Required.
Sponsor: The Norton Shows, 865-436-6151
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.nortonshows.com

International Home & Housewares Show
3/5/2016 – 3/8/2016
McCormick Place Complex, Chicago, IL
This annual show features exhibits from manufacturers and representatives of housewares and consumer products from the United States and thirty-seven other countries, and attracts over 50,000 attendees.
Sponsor: International Housewares Association, 847-292-4200
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.housewares.org

International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York
3/6/2016 – 3/8/2016
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York, NY
The show is the complete resource for restaurant and foodservice needs. We are designed to bring together buyers and sellers of every item necessary for running the business of foodservice. We feature products, equipment, technology, and services. Industry professionals from the NY Metropolitan area including restaurateurs, chefs, caterers, institutional foodservice, educators, dietitians, dealers and suppliers attend the 3 day event. There are free seminars sponsored by the New York Restaurant Association and exciting special events held during all show days.
Sponsor: Urban Expositions, 203-484-8055
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.internationalrestaurantny.com

Camex – Marketplace Expo
3/6/2016 – 3/8/2016
Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center, Dallas, TX
CAMEX is the largest trade show in the collegiate retailing industry and attracts qualified buyers from more than 1,100 college stores each year, reaching millions of college students across the U.S. and Canada. Exhibitors at CAMEX represent over 100 product categories including the following: gifts, insignia, apparel, backpacks, office & school supplies, computer hardware & software, books/course materials, food & convenience items, services such as catalog & store design consulting.
Sponsor: National Association of College Stores, 800-622-7498, 440-775-7777
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.nacs.org

Natural Products Expo West
3/11/2016 – 3/13/2016
Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA
This show features vitamin, natural & organic food and body care products and environmentally friendly products. It is oriented towards retailers, wholesalers, distributors and jobbers within the natural and specialty items industry.
Sponsor: New Hope Natural Media – Penton Media, 866-458-4935, 303-390-1776
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.expowest.com

The JA New York Winter Show
3/13/2016 – 3/15/2016
Jakob J. Javits Convention Center, New York, NY
For the worldwide jewelry industry, New York City is the most important destination in the United States. The Diamond District, world renowned jewelry retailers and manufacturers, plus designers, display houses, and suppliers. There is only one New York. And there is only one jewelry show at the center of it all — JA New York.
Sponsor: Emerald Expositions , 646-668-3730
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.ja-newyork.com

Amusement Expo
3/15/2016 – 3/17/2016
Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV
Nearly 200 manufacturers and suppliers to the coin-operated amusement industry will showcase products such as video games, pinball machines, jukeboxes, redemption equipment, pool tables, cranes and rotaries, electronic dart games, kiddie rides, electronics/power supplies, monitors, cabinets, plush, novelties, coin counting equipment, basketball games, golf games, foosball, soccer games, ticket dispensers, debit cards/devices, vending equipment, virtual reality, laser games, simulators and inflatables.
Sponsor: American Amusement Machine Association, 708-226-1300
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.amusementexpo.org

Global Pet Expo
3/16/2016 – 3/8/2016
Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL
2,000 booth (20,000 nsf) Trade Show for professional pet product buyers.
Sponsor: American Pet Products Merchandise Association & PIDA, 203-532-0000
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.globalpetexpo.org

Imprinted Sportswear Show – Atlantic City
3/17/2016 – 3/19/2016
Atlantic City Convention Center, Atlantic City, NJ
At the Imprinted Sportswear Show is Atlantic City features an expo show floor with over 200 exhibitors in the decorated apparel industry. You see embroidery equipment demonstrations, digitizing, custom-ready blank apparel and all the supplies you’ll need to create unique designs on clothing. The ISS Atlantic City show has the most embroiderers of all of the ISS shows. A full-day, hands-on workshop is available for illustrate the embroidery techniques and tip available to create unique designs and appliquÃ?. This show also features screen printing equipment demonstrations during show hours from a variety of vendors. The trade show is a great place to compare capabilities and pricing with different exhibitors so that you will be assured you are making the right business decision for you. The equipment will work with CorelDraw and Adobe Photoshop computer designs. In addition to equipment, the ISS Atlantic City show has exhibitors with ink rollers, screens, inks and other products used by apparel screen printers. The blank apparel to display your design ranges from over 60 colors of t-shirts from small to 6X, plus baby apparel, pet appeal, bags, caps, aprons, bib overalls and more. See and feel the items first hand to ensure your design product with be the quality you desire.
Sponsor: Emerald Expositions, 800-241-9034 ext 5416
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.issshows.com

TransWorld’s Annual Halloween, & Attractions Show
3/17/2016 – 3/20/2016
America’s Center, St. Louis, MO
Dedicated to the Halloween and Haunt industry, the show brings together buyers and sellers of products, and services for the attractions, haunt and retail industry fro the Halloween season.
Sponsor: TransWorld Exhibits, Inc., 800-323-5462
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.haashow.com

San Antonio Wholesale Jewelry, Gift & Accessory Show
3/20/2016 – 3/22/2016
Freeman Coliseum, San Antonio, TX
This is a For Trade Only show of the finest in costume and genuine jewelry designs. The Southwest’s Premier Marketplace for the best variety, assortment, and quality merchandise. Find great new products at the lowest wholesale prices from hundreds of top designers and manufacturers.
Sponsor: Parker Trade Publications, 512-261-4223
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.parkertradeshow.com

GlobalShop
3/23/2016 – 3/25/2016
Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV
Connecting the retail design industry every year since 1993, GlobalShop features an enormous expo floor filled with innovations for visual merchandising in retail, shopper marketing trends and the newest products for store design. Hundreds of the industry’s top suppliers pack the exhibition hall to display their latest products and services. GlobalShop brings the retail design community together under one roof, providing attendees and exhibitors with business opportunities to build successful brands. It is the largest annual sourcing opportunity for store design and visual merchandising projects – by far.
Sponsor: Emerald Expositions, 770-291-5453
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.globalshop.org

Dallas Apparel & Accessories
3/30/2016 – 4/2/2016
Dallas Market Center, Dallas, TX
From classic looks to contemporary edge, the Dallas Apparel & Accessories Market showcases more apparel and accessories in more categories each January, March, June, August and October. In addition to the permanent showrooms inside FashionCenterDallas®, buyers will discover a wide range of temporary exhibitors in SCENE, the juried temporary show on the 13th floor of the World Trade Center, in the STRUT – Dallas Shoes show on 13, and in Temps on 12 featuring young contemporary, women’s apparel, accessories and Western styles.
Sponsor: Dallas Market Center , 214-655-6183, 800-325-6587
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.dallasmarketcenter.com

Dallas Total Home & Gift Market
3/30/2016 – 4/2/2016
Dallas Market Center, Dallas, TX
Dallas Total Home & Gift Market is multiple markets held simultaneously so that buyers may select from a wide range of product categories: Total Home & gift Market, Holiday and Home Expo, Holiday & Home Expo Temporaries, International lighting Markets and F!NDS Dallas Temp Show. The Total Home & Gift Market offer more than 25,000 lines of products including home furnishings, gifts, decorative accessories, lighting, textiles, floral, Christmas and seasonal gifts and home decor, gourmet and fashion accessories.
Sponsor: Dallas Market Center, 214-655-6183, 800-325-6587
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.dallasmarketcenter.com

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APRIL 2016

Portland Gift & Accessories Show
4/1/2016 – 4/3/2016
Oregon Convention Center, Portland, OR
The Portland Gift & Accessories Show is open to the retail buying trade only. It features a variety of giftware, decorative accessories, personal and fashion accessories, home decor, garden & outdoor product, one-of-a-kind, handmade merchandise, antiques and collectibles, tableware and fine jewelry.
Sponsor: Urban Expositions, 678-285-3976, 678-370-0360
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.urban-expo.com/485/portland_gift_&_accessories_show_%7C_home.htm

Jewelers International Showcase – JIS
4/2/2016 – 4/4/2016
Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami Beach, FL
The Largest & Leading Independent Jewelry Tradeshows in the Western Hemisphere. Serving only the jewelry trade with Worldwide exhibitors selling to the jewelry trade of Florida, 50 countries of The Caribbean and Latin America plus buyers from over 42 other USA states. Show established in 1979.
Sponsor: Jewelers International Showcase, Inc., 561-998-0205
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.jisshow.com

Boston Gift Show
4/2/2016 – 4/5/2016
Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Boston, MA
New England’s premier gift and decorative event features a tremendous assortment of gifts, souvenirs, handmade and “Made In New England” resources.
Sponsor: Urban Expositions, 678-285-3976, 1-800-318-2238
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.bostongiftshow.com

STYLEMAX
4/2/2016 – 4/5/2016
Merchandise Mart, Chicago, IL
This show is a wholesale marketplace for retailers of women’s and children’s apparel and accessories. It features fall apparel and accessories.
Sponsor: Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc., 800-677-6278, 312-527-7904
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.stylemaxonline.com

Gem, Jewelry & Lapidary Trade Show
4/3/2016 – 4/4/2016
Ramada Inn Mall of America & Convention Center, Minneapolis, MN
This show specializes in gems, jewelry, lapidary equipment and specimens. **** ALL G&LW SHOWS ARE WHOLESALE ONLY – COPY OF BUSINESS OR RESALE CERTIFICATE REQUIRED
Sponsor: Gem & Lapidary Wholesalers, Inc., 601-879-8832
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.glwshows.com

Miami International Mart Show
4/3/2016 – 4/5/2016
Miami International Mart, Miami Gardens, FL
The Miami International Mart show brings to you the best in general merchandise, food, health & beauty, and much more. We take the headaches out of the supply chain management. There are hundreds of categories and tens of thousands of products at your fingertips. Miami International Mart is your logistics headquarters for export and local delivery.
Sponsor: Miami International Mart, 305-624-6623
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.martofmiami.com/show_info.html

The Las Vegas Halloween Show
4/4/2016 – 4/6/2016
Rio Suites Hotel, Las Vegas, NV
Buyers come from all over the world to see this show. The tone of the show definitely leans to the sexy and adult Halloween costumes.
Sponsor: Specialty Trade Show, 305-663-6635
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.spectrade.com

OASIS Albuquerque Gift Show
4/7/2016 – 4/8/2016
Albuquerque Convention Center, Albuquerque, NM
More than 34 years of quality shows in the Phoenix area, the OASIS Albuquerque Gift Show offers success, opportunity, and convenience to buyers by featuring an expansive product selection and one-of-a-kind handmade gifts. OASIS exhibitors offer trend setting general merchandise, works imports, home dÃ?cor, jewelry, Native American arts and crafts, western flair and southwestern gifts. OASIS is dedicated to providing a profitable wholesale gift marketplace at home and away!Buyers include retailers and other professionals in the gift industry.
Sponsor: Org. Of Assoc. Salespeople In The Southwest (OASIS), 602-952-2050, 800-424-9519
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.oasis.org

AmericasMart PREMIERE
4/7/2016 – 4/11/2016
AmericasMart*Atlanta, Atlanta, GA
Fashion takes a new runway staged and spot lit for design innovation this April at AmericasMart®-Atlanta. It’s where contemporary collections meet designer/bridge creations for top retailers on a new path to fashion, as only AmericasMart can define it AmericasMart PREMIERE: The New International Show for Juried Apparel Collection.
Sponsor: AmericasMart Atlanta, 404-220-2234
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.americasmart.com

Coin, Currency & Stamp Expo
4/8/2016 – 4/10/2016
Orleans Hotel, Las Vegas, NV
A gathering of quality dealers buying and selling coins, stamps and other collectibles. The most profitable, promoted and friendliest shows in the West.
Sponsor: Bick International, 818-997-6496
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: shows.bickinternational.com

Midwest Market Days Chicago
4/11/2016 – 4/12/2016
Regent Showroom, 8999 Palmer St., River Grove, IL
The Midwest Market Days trade show is conveniently located in the Midwest only 10 minutes from Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. Buyers from independent retailers, mass merchants and wholesale distributors enjoy the concise, comfortable, casual buying atmosphere. View thousands of closeout and direct import general merchandise items across a wide variety of product categories. Spend more time with vendors buying and viewing product rather than walking endlessly, in a huge convention center. We provide complimentary breakfast and buffet lunch to all buyers and shuttle transportation to other participating showroom locations just minutes away.
Sponsor: Regent Products Corp., 916-376-9437
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.midwestmarketdays.com

TransWorld’s Jewelry, Fashion & Accessories (JF&A) Spring
4/14/2016 – 4/17/2016
Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, IL
TransWorld’s Jewelry, Fashion & Accessories Shows are the largest Cash & Carry shows in the country. Held 5 times a year, these immediate delivery shows offer: jewelry, fashion, accessories, gift, dÃ?cor, beauty, housewares, and gourmet for sale on the show floor to take with you. We solve your business needs and meet your personal preferences, balancing great fashion finds with budget-conscious selections. Visit us at www.jfashow.com. Registration is FREE for the trade.
Sponsor: TransWorld Exhibits, Inc., 800-323-5462
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.jfashow.com

Museum Store Association Expo
4/15/2016 – 4/18/2016
Westin Peachtree Plaza, Atlanta, GA
The MSA Retail Conference and Expo is the only conference and tradeshow specifically for retailers at museums, historical sites, botanic gardens, aquariums, zoos, libraries and more.
Sponsor: Museum Store Association, 303-504-9223 ext. 20
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.museumstoreassociation.org

Gem, Jewelry & Lapidary Trade Show
4/22/2016 – 4/23/2016
Eastern States Exposition, West Springfield , MA
This show specializes in gems, jewelry, lapidary equipment and specimens. **** ALL G&LW SHOWS ARE WHOLESALE ONLY – COPY OF BUSINESS OR RESALE CERTIFICATE REQUIRED – DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE ****
Sponsor: Gem & Lapidary Wholesalers, Inc., 601-879-8832
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.glwshows.com

Mid-South Jewelry & Accessories Fair – Spring
4/22/2016 – 4/24/2016
Memphis Cook Convention Center, Memphis, TN
Helen Brett Enterprises has been bringing buyers and sellers of gifts, jewelry and general merchandise together for over 65 years! Visit our semi annual trade shows and explore the premier marketplace for home and lifestyle products, including top brands, hot trends, and must-have merchandise for your business.
Sponsor: Helen Brett Enterprises, 800-541-8171, 630-241-9865 ext. 22
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.helenbrett.com

America’s Family Pet Expo
4/22/2016 – 4/24/2016
OC Fair & Event Center, Costa Mesa, CA
For the pet loving public (over 40,000 people in attendance). Dogs, cats, birds, fish, reptiles, pigs, llamas and more! The purpose of this show is to bring together all elements of the companion animal world and to promote responsible pet ownership. Demonstrations, speakers, product exhibits, hobbyist shows and contests.
Sponsor: World Wide Pet Industry Association, 626-447-2222
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.petexpooc.com

Miami Wholesale Expo
4/24/2016 – 4/26/2016
Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami, FL
We welcome buyers from 21 countries in the Caribbean. Products from Asia, USA, & Worldwide. General Merchandise, Apparel, Toys, Consumer Electronics, Smoking/Vapor, Souvenirs, Gifts, Housewares, Novelties, Cellular, Kitchenwares, Sports, Fashion Jewelry, Beauty & Health, Value & Variety, and Tools.
Sponsor: Michael Finocchiaro, 305-262-3200
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.acsshow.org

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MAY 2016

Value Merchandise Expo
5/2/2016 – 5/4/2016
Atlantic Convention Center, Atlantic City, NJ
General / Variety Merchandise, Closeouts, Toys, Novelty, Gift, Jewelry. A value-priced marketplace. Our events are well-timed for the peak retail seasons: New Year, Summer, and Winter Holiday. A trade show for sellers to showcase their products and retailers alike to source products for the seasonal demands.
Sponsor: Value Merchandise Expo, LLC, 877-248-5327, 562-988-9040
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.vpexpo.com

Atlanta Spring Immediate Delivery Show
5/3/2016 – 5/5/2016
AmericasMart*Atlanta, Atlanta, GA
Cash & Carry Show Open To The Trade. Discover unique products across all price points. It’s the largest cash and carry yet, and it’s all ready to take with you!
Sponsor: AmericasMart Atlanta, 404-220-2234
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.americasmart.com

International Jewelry And Merchandise Show
5/12/2016 – 5/15/2016
New Orleans Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, LA
Helen Brett Enterprises has been bringing buyers and sellers of gifts, jewelry and general merchandise together for over 65 years! Visit our semi annual trade shows and explore the premier marketplace for home and lifestyle products, including top brands, hot trends, and must-have merchandise for your business.
Sponsor: Helen Brett Enterprises, 800-541-8171, 630-241-9865 ext. 22
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.helenbrett.com

Gem, Jewelry & Lapidary Trade Show
5/13/2016 – 5/15/2016
Osceola Heritage Park, Orlando, FL
This show specializes in gems, jewelry, lapidary equipment and specimens. **** ALL G&LW SHOWS ARE WHOLESALE ONLY – COPY OF BUSINESS OR RESALE CERTIFICATE REQUIRED
Sponsor: Gem & Lapidary Wholesalers, Inc., 601-879-8832
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.glwshows.com

National Stationery Show
5/15/2016 – 5/18/2016
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York, NY
The comprehensive source for greeting cards, social stationery and related lifestyle products, the NSS features nearly 900 exhibiting companies and attracts some 11,000 buyers worldwide.
Sponsor: Emerald Expositions, 914-421-3394, 800-272-7469
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.nationalstationeryshow.com

SIGNATURE MIX MARKETPLACE
5/15/2016 – 5/18/2016
Jacob Javits Convention Center, New York, NY
Three shows in one, the Signature Mix showcases the National Stationary Show, GIFT IT, and the Creative & Lifestyle Arts show. Providing a unique combination of lifestyle products, the shows offer perfect selection and timing for wholesale buyers to stock up on these must-have items for the upcoming holiday season.
Sponsor: Emerald Expositions, 914-421-3394
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.signaturemixny.com/

International Contemporary Furniture Fair
5/16/2016 – 5/19/2016
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York, NY
North America’s premier showcase for contemporary design, the ICFF annually lures those in determined pursuit of design’s timely truths and latest trends to an encyclopedic exhibition of up-to-the-moment offerings, as well as a series of fascinating, fun, edifying programs, and a packed schedule of exhibits and features. Trade registration is required, please see the web site for additional information.
Sponsor: Emerald Expositions, 212-204-1060 800-272-7469
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.icff.com

Imprinted Sportswear Show – Nashville
5/19/2016 – 5/21/2016
Music City Center, Nashville, TN
ISS Nashville trade show and convention brings together buyers, suppliers and manufacturers in screen printing, embroidery and graphic design. The Music City Center will be filled with hundreds of exhibitors ranging from apparel screen printing equipment, multi-head embroidery machines, direct-to-garment printing options, heat-applied rhinestone designs, neon inks, performance stretch inks, sublimation equipment and much more. You’ll see multi-head embroidery machines making twelve caps at a time. See the options of rhinestone application from heat-press application to robot-arm application from a computer design. See foil appliquÃ?, laser applied lettering, screen printed team numbering systems as you walk around the immense show floor. Attend ISS Nashville to experience apparel screen printing and embroidery demonstrations at the show. If you are new the decorated apparel business, ISS Nashville has veteran speakers teaching the many conference seminars and hands-on workshops. Learn from the pros what works in screen printing, embroidery, graphic design, photoshop applications for apparel, pricing embroidery, Internet marketing for t-shirts, digitizing artwork and the workings of the t-shirt business. See the Nashville Imprinted Sportswear Show Conference Schedule for speaker bios, class schedule and relevant topics.
Sponsor: Emerald Expositions, 800-241-9034
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.issshows.com

National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show
5/21/2016 – 5/24/2016
McCormick Place, Chicago, IL
The National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show is the Western Hemisphere’s Largest food service and hospitality event. Major show focus areas include food, beverages, equipment, smallwares, apparel, tabletop, furnishings, design, technology, and services. Find ideas, answers, and results at NRA Show.
Sponsor: National Restaurant Association , 312-853-2525
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.restaurant.org/show

Miami International Mart Show
5/22/2016 – 5/24/2016
Miami International Mart, Miami, FL
The Miami International Mart show brings to you the best in general merchandise, food, health & beauty, and much more. We take the headaches out of the supply chain management. There are hundreds of categories and tens of thousands of products at your fingertips. Miami International Mart is your logistics headquarters for export and local delivery.
Sponsor: Miami International Mart, 305-624-6623
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.martofmiami.com

SPREE East Specialty Retail Entrepreneur Expo & Conference
5/23/2016 – 5/25/2016
Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV
The show for the $12 billion cart & kiosk industry, the fastest growing segment of retail today. SPREE offers one-stop shopping for specialty retailers looking for products, locations and services. As an exhibitor you will have the unique opportunity to meet face-to-face with both established retailers and entrepreneurs who are interested in starting a retail venture.
Sponsor: Specialty Retail Report, 800-936-6297, 781-312-1055
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.spreeshow.com

American Alliance of Museums- MuseumExpo
5/26/2016 – 5/29/2016
Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC
This Expo and annual meeting includes a giant expo show floor with gift shop and food vending merchandise, plus daily seminars for museum professionals. A perfect place to meet with peers and find fresh new merchandise for your museum gift store.
Sponsor: American Association of Museums, 202-289-1818
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.museumexpo.org

Coin, Currency & Stamp Expo
5/27/2016 – 5/29/2016
Orleans Hotel, Las Vegas, NV
A gathering of quality dealers buying and selling coins and other collectibles. The most profitable, promoted and friendliest show in the West.
Sponsor: Bick International, 818-997-6496
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: shows.bickinternational.com

Couture
5/28/2016 – 6/1/2016
WYNN Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV
The most exclusive and intimate destination for the luxury jewelry and timepiece market. Catering to an elite community of renowned heritage brands, emerging design talent, the finest retailers and award-winning media from around the globe, COUTURE is the premier event where the jewelry industry gathers to connect, collaborate and conduct business.
Sponsor: Emerald Expositions , 646.668.3742
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: http://www.thecoutureshow.com/index.shtml

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JUNE 2016

Las Vegas Antique Jewelry & Watch Show
6/2/2016 – 6/5/2016
Paris Las Vegas Hotel, Las Vegas, NV
The Las Vegas Antique Jewelry & Watch Show is the largest trade only event serving the antique and estate jewelry and watch industry. Nearly 400 exhibitors grace our show floor to display only the finest merchandise obtained from estates and jewelers across the globe.
Sponsor: Emerald Expositions / US Antique Shows, 239.732.6642
For more information and to register for this show, please visit:http://www.lasvegasantiquejewelryandwatchshow.com/

Atlanta Women’s & Children’s Apparel/Accessories Market featuring Bridal
6/2/2016 – 6/5/2016
AmericasMart*Atlanta, Atlanta, GA
This show offers fashions to retailers of women’s and children’s apparel.
Sponsor: AmericasMart Atlanta, 404-220-2234
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.americasmart.com

The JCK Show – Las Vegas
6/3/2016 – 6/6/2016
Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV
America’s foremost jewelry trade show in the United States offering the broadest selection of the newest styles in finished jewelry, gemstones, loose diamonds, watches, packaging, displays, related technology and business services. JCK brings together the global jewelry industry (qualified buyers and exhibitors) annually to buy, sell, network and celebrate.
Sponsor: JCK / Reed Exhibitions, 203-840-5684, 800-257-3626
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.jcklasvegasshow.com

Norton’s Gatlinburg Gift & Variety Show
6/4/2016 – 6/6/2016
Gatlinburg Convention Center, Gatlinburg, TN
This show features Ladies’, Men’s and Children’s Apparel, Fashion Jewelry and Accessories, Fine Jewelry and Gifts from all over the world. Wholesale Only, Writing Orders, Immediate Delivery and Cash-and-Carry. Business License Required.
Sponsor: The Norton Shows, 865-436-6151
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.nortonshows.com

Gatlinburg Apparel & Jewelry Market
6/4/2016 – 6/6/2016
Gatlinburg Convention Center, Gatlinburg, TN
This show features Ladies’, Men’s and Children’s Apparel, Fashion Jewelry and Accessories, Fine Jewelry and Gifts from all over the world. Wholesale Only, Writing Orders, Immediate Delivery and Cash-and-Carry. Business License Required.
Sponsor: The Norton Shows, 865-436-6151
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.nortonshows.com

Dallas Apparel & Accessories
6/8/2016 – 6/11/2016
Dallas Market Center, Dallas, TX
From classic looks to contemporary edge, the Dallas Apparel & Accessories Market showcases more apparel and accessories in more categories each January, March, June, August and October. In addition to the permanent showrooms inside FashionCenterDallas®, buyers will discover a wide range of temporary exhibitors in SCENE, the juried temporary show on the 13th floor of the World Trade Center, in the STRUT – Dallas Shoes show on 13, and in Temps on 12 featuring young contemporary, women’s apparel, accessories and Western styles.
Sponsor: Dallas Market Center , 214-655-6183, 800-325-6587
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.dallasmarketcenter.com

San Antonio Wholesale Jewelry, Gift & Accessory Show
6/12/2016 – 6/14/2016
San Antonio Event Center, San Antonio, TX
This is a For Trade Only show of the finest in costume and genuine jewelry designs. The Southwest’s Premier Marketplace for the best variety, assortment, and quality merchandise. Find great new products at the lowest wholesale prices from hundreds of top designers and manufacturers.
Sponsor: Parker Trade Publications, 512-261-4223
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.parkertradeshow.com

HBA Health & Beauty America Global Exposition
6/14/2016 – 6/16/2015
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York, NY
A beauty and personal care exhibition and conference, this show serves those involved in cosmetics, fragrance, toiletries and OTC pharmaceuticals. Attendees include retailers and distributors, as well as HBA chemists and product.
Sponsor: UBM Live – HBA Global Ezpo, 609-759-4700, 609-759-7611
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.hbaexpo.com

The Atlanta Fashion Shoe Market
6/15/2016 – 6/16/2016
Embassy Suites Hotel, Atlanta, GA
Today, more than 1800 lines of footwear, as well as accessories and handbags, are represented, from salon to branded business, including women’s, men’s, athletic and children’s. Over the years the show has built a reputation for being the industry’s most productive event, a “working show” where buyers meet with sellers and place their orders for the coming season. The show is also noted for its ease and convenience – easy to get to and convenient to work with everything under one roof.
Sponsor: Southeastern Shoe Travelers Association, 706-923-0580
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.atlantashoemarket.com

Licensing International Expo
6/21/2016 – 6/23/2016
Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV
Offering exhibits of properties representing characters, nostalgia, interactive and animation, team logos, entertainment & personalities, brand extension, lifestyle properties, original artwork/designs, trademarks, apparel based licensing, as well as support services offered by licensing agents and consultants.
Sponsor: Advanstar Communications, Inc., 888-644-2022, 212-951-6612
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.licensingexpo.com

NASFT International Fancy Food & Confection Show
6/26/2016 – 6/28/2016
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York, NY
This show serves as an annual marketplace for the volume buying of gourmet and specialty foods, beverages, and confections.
Sponsor: National Association for the Specialty Food Trade, Inc., 212-482-6440
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.fancyfoodshows.com

Shoe Market of Americas Conference
6/26/2016 – 6/28/2016
Miami Airport Convention Center, Miami, FL
Shoe and Accessories Market.
Sponsor: Shoe Market of the Americas, 786-331-9000
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.smota.com

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JULY 2016

The ASI Show
7/12/2016 – 7/14/2016
McCormick Place, Chicago, IL
The ASI Show Chicago is the industry’s biggest show of the summer, delivering over twice as many distributors as any other Midwest show. Featuring 700 leading suppliers, dozens of cutting-edge free education sessions, two exciting Keynotes and around-the-clock networking, ASI Chicago delivers the tools you need for a strong second half of the year. A great city to visit during the summer, the Windy City is home to acclaimed dining, activities and architecture.
Sponsor: ASI Show, 800-546-3300
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.asishow.com

Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market
7/12/2016 – 7/19/2016
AmericasMart*Atlanta, Atlanta , GA
This Show features manufacturers, representatives, wholesalers and distributors of gifts, decorative accessories, collectibles, stationery & related gifts, souvenirs, resort gifts, gourmet food & specialty food products, European gifts, glassware & tabletop products, handcrafted gifts & home accessories, designer gifts & home accents, floral products, seasonal items, books, pet products, garden products and accessories, furniture, fine linens and more.
Sponsor: AmericasMart Atlanta, 404-220-2234
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.americasmart.com

TransWorld’s Jewelry, Fashion & Accessories (JF&A) Summer
7/14/2016 – 7/17/2016
Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, IL
TransWorld’s Jewelry, Fashion & Accessories Shows are the largest Cash & Carry shows in the country. Held 5 times a year, these immediate delivery shows offer: jewelry, fashion, accessories, gift, dÃ?cor, beauty, housewares, and gourmet for sale on the show floor to take with you. We solve your business needs and meet your personal preferences, balancing great fashion finds with budget-conscious selections. Visit us at www.jfashow.com. Registration is FREE for the trade.
Sponsor: TransWorld Exhibits, Inc., 800-323-5462
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.tweshows.com

Gem, Jewelry & Lapidary Trade Show
7/15/2016 – 7/17/2016
Embassy Suites/Lovinia/Novi, Detroit, WA
This show specializes in gems, jewelry, lapidary equipment and specimens. **** ALL G&LW SHOWS ARE WHOLESALE ONLY – COPY OF BUSINESS OR RESALE CERTIFICATE REQUIRED – DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE ****
Sponsor: Gem & Lapidary Wholesalers, Inc., 601-879-8832
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.glwshows.com

Gem & Lapidary Trade Show
7/28/2016 – 7/31/2016
Watauga Festival Center, Franklin, NC
This show specializes in gems, jewelry lapidary equipment and specimens. **** ALL G&LW SHOWS ARE WHOLESALE ONLY – COPY OF BUSINESS OR RESALE CERTIFICATE REQUIRED
Sponsor: Gem & Lapidary Wholesalers, Inc., 601-879-8832
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.glwshows.com

Orlando Gift Show
7/30/2016 – 8/1/2016
Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL
The Orlando Gift Show features hundreds of exhibiting companies, including leading Southeastern sales representatives and top manufacturers, showcasing items in virtually every product category, including general giftware, home and garden accents, gourmet gifts, party and paper goods, tabletop, holiday / Seasonal, collectibles, souvenir / resort merchandise, stationery, bed, bath and linen and more.
Sponsor: Urban Expositions, 678-285-3976
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.orlandogiftshow.com

ASD Market Week
7/31/2016 – 8/3/2016
Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV
Since 1961, ASD has grown into one of the nation’s largest merchandise trade events in the industry, with over 2,800 exhibitors & 45,000 retailers from all over the world attending the bi-annual events, held in March & August. ASD is a robust and growing marketplace that brings more than 2,800 vendors together in one efficient, consumer-products trade show. Here buyers from every retail and distribution channel can find what they need for their core markets plus discover new product categories and unique suppliers to diversify and freshen their merchandise mix, boost impulse and point-of-purchase sales – – and increase profits. ASD showcases the following merchandise categories: Gift & Home, Fashion Accessories & Affordable Fashion, Apparel & Footwear, Jewelry / Cash & Carry, Health & Beauty, Toys & Novelty, General Merchandise, and SourceDirect. ASD buyers come from all over the world and represent nearly every type of retail channel, large and small. ASD’s draws the widest variety of buyers including: specialty gift shops, drug stores, convenience stores, college & university gift stores, florists, grocery stores, hardware stores, luggage stores, party and paper stores, hotel/casino/cruise lines, souvenir stores, tattoo salons, hair salons, thrift stores, toy and hobby stores jewelry stores and general stores, just to name a few.
Sponsor: Emerald Expositions, 1-800-748-5058, 323-817-1993
For more information and to register for this show, please visit: www.asdonline.com