SEVIERVILLE, TN • November 5-7, 2024
PIGEON FORGE, TN • November 6-9, 2024


SEVIERVILLE, TN • November 5-7, 2024
PIGEON FORGE, TN • November 6-9, 2024


Why Attend

What is IGES & What Does it Offer?

Founded in 1999, IGES is one of the most popular resort, souvenir and specialty gift trade shows in America. IGES isn’t just a trade show, it’s a vacation experience and business trip all-in-one. IGES takes place every November in the beautiful Smoky Mountains in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.

This fall, approximately 4,000 buyers in the travel and tourism industries come from the U.S., the Caribbean, and Canada to shop more than 1,000 booths from 575+ vendors in order to find high-quality, original products to sell in their gift stores.


Years in Business


Days of Shopping


NEW Vendors

2023 Show Highlights

Sustainably Made at IGES

Sustainably Made

NEW! An entire pavilion filled with sustainably made products from 40+ vendors, including the Fair Trade Federation.

Toy + On Trend at IGES

Toy + On Trend

NEW! The Toy + On Trend Pavilion is a partnership between IGES and Enchanted Moments with 35+ vendors.

Campground at IGES


Campground Pavilion with 30 vendors geared towards the outdoor and recreation industry.

Made in America at IGES

Made in America

A Pavilion with 90+ vendors showcasing products made in the U.S.A.

Opening Night Party at IGES

Opening Night Party

Join us for a good time with Monsters of Yacht! Free entry, and drinks for the taking.

Buyer Dinners at IGES

Exclusive Buyer Dinners

 A complimentary buyer dinner for those in the Cave, Museum, Amusement & Water Park, and Campground markets.

Swag Bags at IGES

Swag Bags

Swag Bags filled with product samples for the first 200 buyers arriving at each location on opening day.

Get Your IGES Swag

NEW! Every buyer wins at the Swag Station where you can win IGES-branded prizes including beanies and fanny packs!

Win a Toyota Tacoma at IGES 2023

Win a Toyota Tacoma!

Enter to win daily in Sevierville. One entry per day increases your chances of winning!

Enchanted Moments at IGES

Product Categories

IGES vendors offer the most comprehensive selection of merchandise available to souvenir, resort and gift buyers. Product categories include:

Licensed Items

Destination Merchandise

Resort Merchandise



Made in the USA/Handmade

Decorative Accessories

Toys, Plush & Games

Personal & Self-Care

Paper Goods & Stationery

Gourmet & Food Items


Apparel & Accessories

General Giftware

Namedrop and Logo Products

Coastal & Nautical Items

DIY & Crafts

Themed Goods


“I cannot express enough how much I enjoyed the show. I made two purchases, and I will be ordering from at least 4 more vendors. It was a great experience getting great deals and learning about new products. Thank you.”

Sandra Greiner

Sun Splash Family Waterpark

“This was 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

“The enthusiasm of 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

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