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12 FALL 2017 | 2017 INTERNATIONAL GIFT EXPOSITION IN THE SMOKIES & SOUVENIR SUPER SHOW T he International Gift Exposition in the Smokies is the premier destination for wholesale resort, souvenir and gift merchandisers and retailers. With its one-of-a-kind setting and generous mix of what's known and what's new, IGES offers vendors and retailers from across the country an opportunity to experience the best of the Smokies and beyond. This year's show is scheduled for Oct. 31-Nov. 3 in Sevierville and Nov. 1-4 in Pigeon Forge. IGES attracts buyers from all across the United States, Canada and beyond, who will be looking for new introductions and the hottest trends in the industry. Category highlights include: wholesale resort apparel, collectibles, souvenirs, games & toys, licensed items, novelties, promotional, personalized jewelry and accessories, handcrafted goods and more. "This show was the best ever! I found many new vendors and everything I've ordered from the show has done very well," said Jane Riley of Echoes, the Manassas (Virginia) Museum Store. "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." From complimentary shuttle service, free on-site parking, area lodging discounts, specialty networking dinners and opening day buyers' receptions, complimentary buyer breakfasts and luncheons, to drawings for free lodging, gift cards to area restaurants, as well as cash and vendor prizes and more. For the most up-to-date information about the 2017 International Gift Exposition in the Smokies, follow @IGESShow on Facebook and Twitter. M WHERE Sevierville Convention Center and Pigeon Forge LeConte Center, Tennessee FOR MORE INFORMATION or 800-430-7608, ext. 96891 WHEN Tuesday, Oct. 31 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (Sevierville Only) Wednesday, Nov. 1-Thursday, Nov. 2 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (both locations) Friday, Nov. 3 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Sevierville) 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (Pigeon Forge) Saturday, Nov. 4 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Pigeon Forge Only) Circle #206 Exciting NEW Vendors that will join us at IGES 2017: is the largest gathering of wholesale resort and souvenir gi vendors in America. Get access to 600+ vendors with the industry's biggest names and the best new vendors and products in the market. Cheryl Stevens Studio De Leon Collections Heartland Wholesale Honey Sweetie Acres King Max Montana West PD Home & Garden Southern Grace Sun-Staches The Michigan Outfitter dba Creative State Apparel White Elephant Sevierville, TN: October 31–November 3 Pigeon Forge, TN: November 1–4 REGISTER FOR FREE TODAY Visit Name-Drop Apparel & Specialty Items Unparalleled Buyer Amenities Perfect Timing for Spring Delivery A highly rated show in customer satisfaction. IGES REMAINS PREMIER DESTINATION FOR SPECIALTY RETAILERS

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