October 8, 2015
Early date pattern, product spotlights, co-location among winter 2016 Philadelphia Gift Show Highlights
Offering its retail audience an opportunity to see new introductions, breaking trends, place orders and get-first delivery, the winter 2016 edition of the Philadelphia Gift Show returns to the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center with an early Jan. 8-11, 2016 date and new Friday–Monday date pattern. The show will also co-locate with the Philadelphia National Candy, Gift & Gourmet Show, adding tremendous cross-over buying potential to the full roster of products and services retailers will find when they arrive in January.
“As the first gift show of the season for mid-Atlantic and tri-state retailers, the Philadelphia Gift Show is the perfect place to find all the best new offerings from the top manufacturers and sales representatives in a convenient and cost-effective setting,” explains Dirk von Gal, vice president of Gift, Urban Expositions. “Added to our excitement is our new co-location with the Philadelphia National Candy, Gift & Gourmet Show which promises to provide our retailers with countless new opportunities to refresh and enhance their own store offerings. And that’s our promise this winter, to help retailers find all the best new product, for less!”
Show highlights include co-location with the 133rd Philadelphia National Candy, Gourmet and Gift Show; bestsellers, regional resources, and local specialties; and a free buyer seminar series, which allows buyers to choose from a host of educational programs that touch on a variety of topics and trends, ranging from social media, marketing and more. Additionally, there will be a complimentary buyer breakfast on Friday, Jan. 8 and Saturday, Jan. 9; retail prize giveaways; late shopping on the last day with a complimentary buyer lunch; and daily cash giveaways.
The winter Philadelphia Gift Show will be held Friday, Jan. 8 through Monday, Jan. 11, 2016 at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center located in Oaks, Penn. The show will be held from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Jan. 8-10; and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 11.