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  • Join the Largest Gathering of Wholesale Resort and Souvenir Gift Buyers and Vendors in America!

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      With over 150 new exhibitors in 2013 alone, the IGES sales force visits trade shows throughout the country in search of new and exciting products!

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      Both our convention centers have completely linear floor plans, plentiful FREE parking and bathrooms throughout both locations.

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      Multiple networking dinners are offered to IGES buyers during the evenings of the IGES show and specific to buyer groups.

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      With over 550 exhibitors and two show sites, it is recommended to attend every day! There is so much to see, and IGES takes place only once a year!

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      IGES is the PERFECT time of year to place orders for early Spring delivery- exhibitors showcase their newest merchandise for the following year. Additionally, TN in early November is beautiful… rent a cabin and bring the family!

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      Booth cost is based on square footage and includes unlimited draped tables 2 chairs, a wastebasket, booth sign and carpeting. IGES has NO HIDDEN FEES!

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      Between 5,000 and 6,000 buyers attend

      Which includes buyers with gift shops from: amusement parks, hospital gift shops, zoos, aquariums, museums, national and state parks, caves and more!

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      Throughout the year exhibitors are able to submit product photos for the IGES website and to be included in email blasts to buyers.

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      IGES offers a Handcrafted/ Made In America section in Sevierville.

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      Either location is great!

      Specialty sections are available at our Sevierville location only. Booths smaller than 10x10 are offered only in Pigeon Forge.

  • " The show was very successful for Xanterra as we were able to meet with current and new vendors to build a great assortment of memorable souvenirs and gifts for our visitors. "

    Meg Kenny

    Xanterra Parks & Resorts

  • " This year we called, sent emails, referred to our online catalog and included promotional literature, provided by IGES, in all of our outbound shipments. We had the best show in Tennessee since we started exhibiting in 2001. It was fantastic! "

    Barbara Erickson

    Erickson Sales Inc.

  • " We've done trade shows now for 20 years and we had our best show ever in 2015! Record sales for our business. I saw a ton of businesses I've never met before. If you haven't been to this show, do your business a favor and make plans for 2016! "

    Jo Johnson

    Wood You Tell Me

  • " This was our first time exhibiting at your show, but it sure won't be our last! The staff was so friendly and helpful. We sold to so many new accounts and even picked up a few new rep groups. We LOVED this show! It was a HOME-RUN! "

    Lauri Jo & Layne Bennet

    Lauri Jo's Southern Style Canning

  • " IGES 2015 was in a word . . . OUTSTANDING! We had more fun and wrote a ton of business - another record show! Great venue, first rate mix of exhibitors and quality buyers focused on the tourist/destination market - the perfect mix for a great show. "

    Andy & Ian Storrs

    A.T. Storrs

  • " The enthusiasm of both new & returning customers is exhilarating & the overall energy & warmth of this event is magnetic. Diversity among retailers & channels of trade is also remarkable, matched only by the helpfulness of IGES® management & staff. "

    Robert Borta

    Design Toscano

  • " What a GREAT SHOW! I found everything I had been looking for! "

    Mary Mulay

    Peoria Zoo, Peoria, IL

  • " The ZAG Buyers Lounge continues to be outstanding and the show's management and staff are receptive and easy to work with! "

    Tammy Ward

    National Aquarium, Washington, DC

  • " This show was the best ever! I found MANY new vendors and everything I’ve ordered from the show has done very well. You treat us so well – I always feel like a welcome guest. Thank you to all of you that run the best trade show ever. "

    Jane Riley

    Echoes, The Manassas Museum Store

  • " IGES is one of the most productive shows I attend. I found several new items from existing vendors and made a few contacts for new vendors. Thank you SO much for your generosity and hospitality. You and your staff have a lot to be proud of.

    John Fasino

    Western National

  • " IGES is a great show to meet with current vendors as well as a source of new vendors in our industry. "

    Kim Black

    Service Systems Associates/KM Concessions

  • " This way my first trip to IGES, as a new employee of a wonderful business. The entire experience has been 1st class and the campground dinner was icing on the cake! I met new people, had a wonderful evening and can't wait to return! "

    Debbie Porter

    North Pole Resorts

  • " Congratulations on what you have accomplished! You have built the BEST show in the U.S.! "

    Jack Steinfeld

    ESCO Imports, Inc.

  • " This 2015 IGES was the BEST order writing show I ever had in Tennessee & I have been coming to this show from its inception! Future delivery orders were up almost 40%! Quality buyers, quality exhibitors and quality staff make the difference! "

    Sinbad El Haddad

    American Cap Exchange

  • " Thank you for providing the best souvenir & resort merchandise trade show in the world. There is no other souvenir wholesale trade show that comes close to providing buyers with such a large number & variety of quality souvenir wholesale exhibitors! "

    Rick Conway

    Squire Boone Village

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