Sevierville, TN
Nov 3-6, 2018
Pigeon Forge, TN
Nov 4-7, 2018

IGES Buyer Events

IGES offers attendees unparalleled buyer amenities which include complimentary shuttle service, free on-site parking, area lodging discounts, specialty networking dinners, opening day buyers’ receptions, and more.

Events at Sevierville Convention Center

  • Moonshine Mingle

  • Location: Sevierville Convention Center
  • Where: Lobby
  • When: Monday, 11/05/18
  • Time: 3:30 - 5:30 PM
  • Description: 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!
  • Morning Pick-Me-Up

  • Location: Sevierville Convention Center
  • Where: Lobby
  • When: Saturday, 11/03/18
  • Time: 8:45 am (first come, first served)
  • Description: We want to welcome you to IGES on Opening Day! Complimentary hot coffee, tea, and freshly baked donuts will be provided.
  • Product Giveaway

  • Location: Sevierville Convention Center
  • Where: Lobby
  • When: 11/03/18
  • Time: 7:00 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.

Events at Pigeon Forge LeConte Center

  • Morning Pick-Me-Up

  • Location: Pigeon Forge
  • Where: Lobby
  • When: Sunday, 11/04/18
  • Time: 8:45 am (first come, first served)
  • Description: We want to welcome you to IGES on Opening Day! Complimentary hot coffee, tea, and freshly baked donuts will be provided.
  • Product Giveaway

  • Location: Pigeon Forge
  • Where: Lobby
  • When: 11/04/18
  • 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.

Buyer Dinners

One of the many perks of attending IGES is our specialized buyer dinners. Enjoy an evening of dinner, cocktails, and conversation with industry peers from across the nation, compliments of IGES exhibitor sponsors. These dinners provide an opportunity for buyers to relax and share ideas during round-table discussions with buyers in their respective industries. A limited number of spaces are available – RSVP by sending an email to Amy Sadikoff, amy.sadikoff@emeraldexpo.com

  • Waterparks Dinner
  • Waterparks Dinner
  • 11/06/18
  • Dinner 6:30 pm
  • Calhoun's
  • Campgrounds Dinner
  • Campgrounds Dinner
  • 11/05/18
  • Dinner 6:30 pm
  • Dollywood
  • Amusement Parks Dinner
  • Amusement Parks Dinner
  • 11/05/18
  • Dinner 6:30 pm
  • Calhoun's
  • Caves Dinner
  • Caves Dinner
  • 11/06/18
  • Dinner 6:30 pm
  • RiverStone Resort & Spa
  • Museums Dinner
  • Museums Dinner
  • 11/06/18
  • Dinner 6:30 pm
  • RiverStone Resort & Spa
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