Are you looking for a holiday trade show to attend this season? This time of year offers many wonderful opportunities to browse new products and services that will be making their debut next year. If you can’t make it to one of these shows this year, it’s certainly not too late to plan for 2020. It takes time to book hotel rooms and transportation, as well as build a custom trade show display. Now is the time to start planning what shows you want to attend!
In the meantime, here are some of the best holiday trade shows to attend in 2019.
November 8-10th, 2019, Rock Springs, WY
The Home and Holiday Show is a 3-day event that’s held from Nov. 8th to Nov. 10th. Located in the Sweetwater Events Complex in Rock Springs, the event is free to the public. Between 100 and 500 exhibitors have come for the last 9 years, and booths fill up fast. The event draws in thousands who are looking for unique gift ideas for the holiday season. From jewelry to baked goods to arts and crafts, the event has a little bit of everything. Even Santa makes an appearance!
November 8-10th, 2019, Charleston, SC
Held at the North Charleston Coliseum in Charleston, SC, this event features over 520 custom booths and over 14,000 visitors. The expo intends to be a one-stop shop for all holiday gifts – arts and crafts, fashion jewelry, clothing, gourmet foods, decorations and more. You can even sample food and wines as well as meet Santa! Tickets are inexpensive ($8/adult, $1/child, under 6 free) and parking is free.
December 4-6th, 2019, New York, NY
Even though we just celebrated Halloween, those in the industry know that it’s time to start planning for Halloween 2020. The International Halloween Show is the second largest commercial holiday in the U.S. with plenty of sales to be made. Thousands of retailers attend this event, showing off the latest trends in costumes, makeup and spooky products.
December 5-8th 2019, Schaumburg, IL
TransWorld’s Jewelry, Fashion and Accessories Shows are the largest cash & carry shows in the country. They are held five times a year in various locations, with the latest show being held in Schaumburg, IL. Aside from jewelry, attendees can also find beauty products, housewares, fashion accessories and more. Registration is free and people come ready to spend, especially with the holiday season in full swing.
People are eager to shop this time of year! If you are looking to exhibit at one of these events next year, contact IGE for more information on building a custom trade show booth.