Trade Show

International Gift Expo of the Smokies

  • 05-09 Nov 2019 Add To Calendar
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    Sevierville Convention Center, Sevierville,  USA

"Largest Gathering of Wholesale Resort and Souvenir Gift Vendors in the US"
Founded in 2000, IGES is a favorite gift industry show, held annually in the beautiful Smoky Mountains of Pigeon Forge and Sevierville, TN. This event draws many buyers from specialty stores across the US, Caribbean, and Canada. The show features more than 550 booths of name-drop items for souvenirs, coastal gifts, children’s toys & plush, resort apparel, gourmet, and Made in America. IGES is primarily an order-writing show and features a newly added Cash & Carry Pavilion. Attracting more than 5000 visitors, the IGES Gift Expo is a can’t-miss for retailers looking for top-quality items at amazing prices.


  • The largest gathering of wholesale resort and souvenir gift vendors in America
  • First access to the hottest new trends and products in the industry
  • The IGES show is an industry trade-only event that is completely free to attend
  • Enjoy events such as association meetings, cocktail receptions and networking dinners


9:00 AM - 5:30 PM (Nov 05 - Nov 07) (Business)
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (Nov 08) (General)

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Free Ticket For Industry Professionals Check Official Website



1200 Exhibitors Estimated Count

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Trade Show
Arts & Crafts


05-09 Nov 2019 Interested
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Tue, 05 Nov08:00 AM - 12:00 PMProduct Giveaway Networking

Product Giveaway

Location: Sevierville Convention Center
Where: Lobby
When: 11/05/19
Time: 8:00 am
Description: The first 200 buyers to pick up their badge will receive a coupon to pick up a goodie bag filled with product samples from IGES vendors.

Tue, 05 Nov10:00 AM - 12:00 PMRegistration Registration
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Tue, 05 Nov02:00 PM - 03:00 PMOpening Speech Opening Ceremony
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Tue, 05 Nov03:30 PM - 05:30 PMMoonshine Mingle Dinner + Cocktail
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Let’s celebrate another year of IGES with some delicious Moonshine – one of the country’s greatest spirits. No RSVP is necessary, just show up and mingle!

Thu, 07 Nov06:00 PM - 09:00 PM20th Anniversary Hoedown Dinner + Cocktail
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The International Gift Exposition in the Smokies will host its 20th Anniversary party in partnership with the City of Sevierville to offer attendees and exhibitor an unforgettable experience, featuring live entertainment, dancing, and more surprises. Join us for an memorable night of networking and building opportunities that will make your IGES trip that much more enjoyable. FREE shuttle service will be provided from Sevierville Convention Center and LeConte Convention Center. RSVP 

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Categories currently featured include but are not limited to: apparel, plush, gifts, souvenirs, toys, novelties, kiosk items, promotional, handcrafted, gourmet, jewelry, premium, Made in America, incentive and more.

Exhibitors List

515 Exhibitors of Current Edition
Booth# 2026

Zhen Zhu

Scottsdale, USA New Exhibitor
Booth# 6511

World Import Co

Kennesaw, USA New Exhibitor
Booth# 6005

Wishpets, LLC

Beaverton, USA New Exhibitor
Booth# 3116

White by Mazouz, Inc.

Pembroke Park, USA
35.893852 -83.588552

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202 Gists Creek Rd, Sevierville, TN 37876

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