Match Program

What Participants Are Saying About the Program

Match Exhibitors

"Nice program would do it again" - Al Macdonald, KC Gifts/Kootenay Collections, Ltd.

"It was a good way to meet some buyers who may not have come to my booth." - Kim Ryon, Squishable

"This is a winning formula for anybody wishing to grow their business." -Tom Rechlin, RexTooth Studios

"The networking experience was great with Match. Perfect blend of different industries." - Brian Segars, Knob Creek Metal Arts

"It made our show. Had it not have been for this, we may have only seen a handful of other buyers" - John Callahan, MCMBrands 

Match Buyers

"This was an incredible experience. Through the match program I was able to meet vendors I may not have otherwise. I gained some new vendors and got new ideas for my location. Highly recommend match to other buyers" - Elie Johnson, Lowry Park Zoo 

 "Well organized. Love stepping out of the box!" - Kent Reed, Ozarkland

"Thank you for providing a program like this that allows buyers to attend the show in exchange for a reasonable amount of quick meetings!" -  Rachel Whitfield, Jamestown Yorktown Foundation 

"Loved meeting new vendors that I wouldn’t have met otherwise." -  Lisa Walton, Indian Tepee Gift Show 

"Excellent program to meet new vendors." - Roz Tymans, Jamaican Me Crazy 

 

How the Program Works

Based on the package you select, you'll receive a set number of matched meetings in your booth during the show. The program format is carefully curated to focus on accelerating your sales cycle by connecting you with pre-qualified business meeting set up by our team.

 

$2500 PACKAGE

  • 10 pre-arranged one-2-one meetings
  • Pre-show access to detailed buyer profiles
  • Company profile and logo on web-based matchmaking system
  • Personalized Concierge Service
  • Access to MATCH Networking Lounge complete with daily refreshments, WIFI and charging stations
  • Welcome reception networking event
  • MATCH participant booth recognition
  • Post event email to MATCH participants

$1500 PACKAGE

  • 5 pre-arranged one-2-one meetings
  • Pre-show access to detailed buyer profiles
  • Company profile and logo on web-based matchmaking system
  • Personalized Concierge Service
  • Access to MATCH Networking Lounge complete with daily refreshments, WIFI and charging stations
  • Welcome reception networking event
  • MATCH participant booth recognition
  • Post event email to MATCH participants

 

Questions? Contact: 
Christina Bell (Show Director) E: cbell@urban-expo.com | P: 800-318-2238 ext. 0335
Joseph Lee (Sales Manager)  E: jlee@urban-expo.com | P: 800-318-2238 ext. 4576

Who Attends

Our buyer delegates are reserved for leading Souvenir & Resort buyers, concessionaires, zoos, aquariums and national park retailers with annual sales of over $1M who are actively sourcing souvenir & resort Product. Below is a sample of those who participated in the 2018 edition.

  • Inside Package
  • Polar Bear Gifts
  • Lowry Park Zoo
  • Faber
  • Our Native Land
  • Delaware North Shenandoah
  • Ozarkland
  • Schlitterbahn Winter Park - New Braunfels
  • Coastal Culture, Inc. 
  • Cabrillo Aquarium Gift Shop
  • Florida Gifts