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" IGES is a great show to meet with current vendors as well as a source of new vendors in our industry. "
Service Systems Associates/KM Concessions
" This year we called, sent emails, referred to our online catalog and included promotional literature, provided by IGES, in all of our outbound shipments. We had the best show in Tennessee since we started exhibiting in 2001. It was fantastic! "
Erickson Sales Inc.
" This was our first time exhibiting at your show, but it sure won't be our last! The staff was so friendly and helpful. We sold to so many new accounts and even picked up a few new rep groups. We LOVED this show! It was a HOME-RUN! "
Lauri Jo & Layne Bennet
Lauri Jo's Southern Style Canning
" IGES is in a word . . . OUTSTANDING! We had more fun and wrote a ton of business - another record show! Great venue, first rate mix of exhibitors and quality buyers focused on the tourist/destination market - the perfect mix for a great show. "
Andy & Ian Storrs
" The enthusiasm of both new & returning customers is exhilarating & the overall energy & warmth of this event is magnetic. Diversity among retailers & channels of trade is also remarkable, matched only by the helpfulness of IGES® management & staff. "
" Congratulations on what you have accomplished! You have built the BEST show in the U.S.! "
ESCO Imports, Inc.
" This show was the best ever! I found MANY new vendors and everything I’ve ordered from the show has done very well. You treat us so well – I always feel like a welcome guest. Thank you to all of you that run the best trade show ever. "
Echoes, The Manassas Museum Store
" The show was very successful for Xanterra as we were able to meet with current and new vendors to build a great assortment of memorable souvenirs and gifts for our visitors. "
Xanterra Parks & Resorts
" Thank you for providing the best souvenir & resort merchandise trade show in the world. There is no other souvenir wholesale trade show that comes close to providing buyers with such a large number & variety of quality souvenir wholesale exhibitors! "
Squire Boone Village
" What a GREAT SHOW! I found everything I had been looking for! "
Peoria Zoo, Peoria, IL
" The ZAG Buyers Lounge continues to be outstanding and the show's management and staff are receptive and easy to work with! "
National Aquarium, Washington, DC
" This way my first trip to IGES, as a new employee of a wonderful business. The entire experience has been 1st class and the campground dinner was icing on the cake! I met new people, had a wonderful evening and can't wait to return! "
North Pole Resorts
" IGES is one of the most productive shows I attend. I found several new items from existing vendors and made a few contacts for new vendors. Thank you SO much for your generosity and hospitality. You and your staff have a lot to be proud of.
" We've done trade shows now for 20 years and we had our best show ever! Record sales for our business. I saw a ton of businesses I've never met before. If you haven't been to this show, do your business a favor and make plans for 2017! "
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