Melrose Presents: January 2014 Show Preview!
Everything you need to know about attending the January Shows!
Melrose is looking forward to winter show season—we’re launching amazing new product, perfecting our show giveaways, and our reps are busy practicing their best smiles (ok, they are really learning all the new product to be ready to share it with you, but they will be smiling when they do it!). To help YOU get ready for the shows we’ve compiled a listing of each show that includes dates and a hit list of need-to-know information. Read on, and when you’re ready, contact your Melrose rep to make an appointment or schedule me online at www.melroseintl.com/appointment.
January 6-15, 2014
Melrose Showroom: #17-C-11
America’s Mart is launching a show guide App in the very near future that allows users to search content, see show navigation, view digital showrooms and more. Sure to make your buying trip a success, we recommend signing up to receive notification of the App’s launch!
Melrose Showroom: #13-536
The Chicago Gift Market has a great lineup of events featuring a special Trend Watch 2014 Program presented by Caroline Kennedy, Editor in Chief of Gifts and Dec. The event takes place Saturday, January 18 at 2pm and a RSVP is recommended.
Melrose Showroom #310
The Dallas Total Home & Gift Market is all about inspiration this year and they have it in the form of over 100 events and specials during the show including Market Orientation Tours almost every day at 9am. Also, we were happy to find these directions for accessing complimentary Wi-Fi internet at the show!
Melrose Showroom: #C-932
The Gift and Home at Last Vegas Market wants to get you in the action before you even arrive at the show with 6 amazing webinars designed to educate retailers on everything from social media to employee engagement. At the show, among other events, Barbara Barry will be honored during a book signing.
Melrose Showroom: #C1200
The Gift and Home Market presented by the California Market Center focuses on the buyer, offering free parking, lots of dining options and personal buyer assistance through their Retail Relations group, which you can email with questions. Don’t forget to visit the Buyers Lounge and Business Center in Suite B271.
Melrose Showroom: #Red 245
The Minneapolis Mart is celebrating 35 years and wants you to help celebrate! Look for signage promoting free breakfast, show specials, giveaways and much more throughout the show.
What’s your favorite part about attending market? Discovering great new product, meeting your rep, attending educational programming, great show specials or networking events? Maybe you just like to get away from your shop for a bit to clear your head and focus on the big picture. Share your thoughts below and let us know why you are looking forward to the January shows! Can’t wait to see you all there!