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Everything retailers need to know when it comes to the winter and summer gift markets!We’ve made it to 2016 and with it comes all the excitement of another show season. From amazing displays in the showrooms to up-and-coming trends in the temporaries this year will not disappoint! Below we’ve gathered up key market dates, as well as January 2016 show highlights, in one quick reference for you.
2016 GIFT SHOW SCHEDULE
Winter 2016 Show Schedule
~ Atlanta January 12-19
~ Dallas January 20-26
~ Las Vegas January 24-28
~ Los Angeles January 28-Feb 2
~ Minneapolis January 29-Feb 2
Summer 2016 Show Schedule
~ Minneapolis June 24-27
~ Dallas June 22-28
~ Atlanta July 12-19
~ Los Angeles July 20-25
~ Las Vegas July 31-Aug 4
We have a complete show schedule, including spring and fall market dates, on our website.
JANUARY 2016 SHOW HIGHLIGHTS
The big kahuna of gift shows is back this year with multiple events and offerings. We like the panel hosted by HAT editor in chief, Jenny Heinzen York: From Brick-and-Mortar to Click-and-Order featuring successful e-tailers who will discuss trends in ecommerce and the steps they took in establishing revenue through online sales.
Known as the Total Home and Gift Market, this January, Jeffrey Alan Marks, of Bravo, shakes things up with his unique creative collections. Also find cocktail events, ARTS Awards and trend talks.
This show features furniture, home décor and gift items catering to buyers and designers alike—with a huge list of events spanning multiple industries. Check out “Touring the Trends with Nancy Fire, Design Director of HGTV HOME (RSVP)”. See more gift focused events here.
At this dedicated gift and home show shop over 10,000 world-class lines in over 150 showrooms. Enjoy the party with food and specials throughout the showrooms and complimentary wine bars on every floor.
At this gift and home focused show, Richard Anderson, will be the featured presenter sharing two display focused seminars. One on January 30th, focused on creating Spring window displays, and one on January 31st, focused on stunning displays in store. All seminars are free and include a full breakfast. Pre-registration is suggested.
Here at Melrose, we’re gearing up for a great 2016 and are looking forward to seeing you wherever you shop from LA to Atlanta, Dallas to Minneapolis.
What are you looking forward to about the gift shows this year? Which show is your favorite and why? Are there any special events you don’t want to miss? Share your thoughts in the comments below!