15 Amazing Things to Know About Tennessee

15 Amazing Things to Know About Tennessee

We love Tennessee, we started here. Since our show is back on track and the people are traveling, we though it would fun to share some interesting facts about our state. Did you know that the word “Tennessee” summons a kaleidoscope of imagery and rich history ranging...
2021: The Year of the Road Trip

2021: The Year of the Road Trip

Did you know that 2021 is set to be the Year of the Great American Road Trip? Last year, many of us hit the road to shelter in place with family members. Later that summer, we took to exploring local areas and attractions once the cabin fever set in.  As summer...
Is Tourism-Based Retail Recovering?

Is Tourism-Based Retail Recovering?

How our local and tourism-based retail businesses in the U.S. are recovering after being required to shut stores due to the pandemic. Learn about their plans for expansion, changing selling tactics, and rehiring. Retailers across the U.S. were forced to close in order...
IGES Is Over, But You Can Shop The Show Year Round!

IGES Is Over, But You Can Shop The Show Year Round!

As you’ve read, our 2020 show happened safely and successfully. If you couldn’t attend, that’s okay, you can still show your favorite companies in case you need products for spring and summer. To help our attendees and exhibitors connect, we’ve...
People Need People: Why Trade Shows Matter

People Need People: Why Trade Shows Matter

Events, conferences, and trade shows may be on shaky ground now, but post-pandemic, the live events will see a revival. Why? People need in-person interactions and experiences. Boy, has it been a year. Or should I say, an almost year. For someone who’s been heavily...
We’re Colocating with the Smoky Mountain Gift Show

We’re Colocating with the Smoky Mountain Gift Show

The Shows are ON: Tennessee Market Week Hosts International Gift Expo of the Smokies and Smoky Mountain Gift Show Emerald, owner of the International Gift Expo of the Smokies (IGES), along with Clarion Events, owner of the Smoky Mountain Gift Show, today announce two...