November 9-12, 2022 | Gatlinburg Convention Center

Match Program

Guaranteed Meeting Experience, ACCELERATE YOUR SALES THROUGH GUARANTEED FACE-TO-FACE MEETINGS

MATCH! is the Smoky Mountain Gift Show’s customized meeting experience that puts your brand in front of top souvenir and resort buyers based on mutual interests. The MATCH format is designed to accelerate your sales through guaranteed face-to-face meetings in the most efficient, cost-effective way!

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.

 

$2750 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

$1750 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

$1200 PACKAGE

  • 3 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

 

 

WHAT PARTICIPANTS ARE SAYING ABOUT THE PROGRAM

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. 

Sample of buyers who participated in 2021 include:

 

  • Alexandria Zootique
  • Aramark
  • Black Hills Parks & Forests Association
  • City Museum
  • Colonial Williamsburg
  • Como Park Zoo
  • Cracker Barrel
  • Denali National Park
  • El Cardenal
  • Fossil Rim
  • Fruth Pharmacy
  • Gilmore Car Museum
  • Guest Services
  • Indian Tepee Gift Shop
  • Infinity Acres
  • Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation
  • Jekyll Island Authority
  • Kuvera Partners
  • Minnesota Historical Society
  • Mister Crabs
  • Obsidian Moon Crate
  • Ol Smoky Distillary
  • Olympic National Park
  • Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo
  • Ozarkland
  • Saint Louis Zoo
  • The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum
  • Uss Lexington
  • Virginia States Parks

INTERESTED IN PARTICIPATING?

Please submit the form below to see if you are a fit for this year's MATCH! Program!
 

QUESTIONS?

Contact: 

Christina Bell (Show Director) 
E: christina.bell@clarionevents.com | P: 678-370-0335