Why Exhibit

Connect with thousands of Wholesale Resort and Souvenir Buyers at our Annual Gift Show

The International Gift Exposition in the Smokies® is the premier destination for wholesale resort, souvenir and gift merchandisers and retailers. With it’s one-of-a-kind setting and generous mix of what’s known and what’s new, IGES offers vendors and retailers from across the country an opportunity to experience the BEST of the Smokies and beyond! The IGES souvenir gift show is a can’t-miss for retailers in the industry looking for top-quality items at wholesale prices. With many opportunities for networking, many of our past attendees have created long-lasting relationships while finding new suppliers exhibiting at the show. Download the IGES Post Show report below to learn more.

Discover Why IGES® is the Industry’s Favorite Souvenir Show


IGES® attracts buyers from all across the United States, Canada and beyond, who will be looking for new introductions and the hottest trends in the industry.

Categories currently featured include but are not limited to:


  • Wholesale resort apparel
  • Plush
  • Customizable gift items
  • Souvenirs
  • Games
  • Toys
  • Soaps/lotions
  • Licensed items
  • Novelties
  • Kiosk items
  • Promotional
  • Gourmet
  • Candy/fudge/snacks/jams/jellies & sauces
  • Personalized jewelry & accessories
  • Made-in-America products
  • Handcrafted goods

All exhibiting companies receive free support items and promotional materials, listings in the IGES® Show Guide, access to an online directory connecting buyers and sellers, social media exposure, and widespread advertising in highly-rated industry trade magazines that target thousands of buyers throughout the nation.

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