While the summer is getting ready to come to a close, trade show season is still in full bloom. There are a plethora of events taking place over the next few months for wholesale suppliers to take advantage of and get in front of new and purchasing retailers. As they look to stock up on merchandise for next year, this is your time to shine.
WholesaleCentral.com offers a special trade show section on their website where users can search for specific events either by the name of the show or the date it is taking place. Looking for something quick and easy? Here are our top six fall trade shows coming up within the next few months:
- Gem, Jewelry & Lapidary Trade Show – September 1-4, 2022
- Miami International Mart Show – September 11-13, 2022
- Atlanta Apparel at AmericasMart – October 12-16, 2022
- Dallas Kidsworld Market – October 25-28, 2022
- Ocean City Resort Gift Expo – October 30 – November 1, 2022
- Smoky Mountain Fall Gift and Souvenir Show – November 9-12, 2022
Gem, Jewelry & Lapidary Trade Show
September 1-4, 2022
Holiday Inn Palo Verde/Holidome, Tucson, AZ
If you sell gemstones, jewelry, or fashion accessories, then this event is perfect for you. G&LW trade shows are produced in many major trade centers across the United States for the convenience of wholesale buyers. For the past 43 years, G&LW’s multiple show venues have been, and continue to be, a top gem and mineral buyer destination. G&LW exhibitors enjoy world class personal service and exposure to the best customers in the business.
To register as an exhibitor, visit www.glwshows.com.
Miami International Mart Show
September 11-13, 2022
Miami International Mart, Miami Gardens, FL
The Miami International Mart show brings the best in general merchandise, food, health and beauty, closeouts and liquidations, home goods, electronics, and more. There are hundreds of categories, so no matter what you sell, you will fit right in. They welcome exhibitors from all around the world to their trade event in Miami multiple times a year, so be sure to take advantage of this show!
To register as an exhibitor, visit www.martofmiami.com.
Atlanta Apparel at AmericasMart
October 12-16, 2022
AmericasMart*Atlanta, Atlanta, GA
Atlanta Apparel hosts eight yearly trade shows for wholesale buyers, exhibitors, and industry professionals. From vibrant showrooms to trendsetting temporaries, see why Atlanta is the fashion experience where business gets done. If you sell spring and resort, holiday/winter immediates for women’s apparel, or spring/summer for children’s clothing, then this is a must-attend show. They also feature vendors selling premiere, ready-to-wear, young contemporary, jewelry & fashion accessories, and shoes and footwear.
To register as an exhibitor, visit www.atlanta-apparel.com.
Dallas Kidsworld Market
October 25-28, 2022
Dallas Market Center, Dallas, TX
Dallas KidsWorld Market is the most comprehensive market for children’s products in the nation. Taking place five times a year, alongside Apparel & Accessories or Total Home & Gift Markets, retailers look to Dallas KidsWorld Market to source an unrivaled selection of baby, children’s, and juvenile products including apparel and fashion accessories, shoes, gifts, toys, decor, textiles, and more.
To register as an exhibitor, visit www.dallasmarketcenter.com.
Ocean City Resort Gift Expo
October 30 – November 1, 2022
Roland Powell Convention Center, Ocean City, MD
The Ocean City Resort Gift Expo is now a three-day event. Taking place during a Sunday — Tuesday date pattern, the newest edition of the Northeast’s biggest and most important souvenir and resort gift show is better than ever. Now coastal and resort retailers from Maine to Virginia Beach will find more than 400 booths filled with all the classic selections they have come to expect from the expo, as well as a number of newcomers. If you are looking to get stores prepared for next year’s tourist season, this is the event for you.
To register as an exhibitor, visit www.oceancitygiftshow.com.
Smoky Mountain Fall Gift and Souvenir Show
November 9-12, 2022
Gatlinburg Convention Center, Gatlinburg, TN
The Smoky Mountain Gift Show brings Tennessee’s largest selection of top-name souvenir and resort gift lines together under one roof for optimum buying convenience. Only in Gatlinburg will you have an opportunity to show off your selection of top name lines and new products in the souvenir, resort, and gift industry. On average, this event gets 12,000-15,000 attendees, so you will not want to miss this trade show. To register as an exhibitor, visit www.smokymtngiftshow.com.