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 meetings set up by our team.

 

$2750 PACKAGE

  • Uncapped number of meetings
  • Access to buyer profiles
  • Welcome breakfast event on day 2 of the show
  • Access to MATCH! networking lounge
  • Opportunity to provide product for MATCH! buyer goody bags
  • Booth recognition
  • Concierge service
  • Company branding on matchmaking platform and website

$1750 PACKAGE

  • 5 pre-arranged one-2-one meetings
  • Access to buyer profiles
  • Welcome breakfast event on day 2 of the show
  • Access to MATCH! networking lounge
  • Opportunity to provide product for MATCH! buyer goody bags
  • Booth recognition
  • Concierge service
  • Company branding on matchmaking platform and website

 

 

WHAT PARTICIPANTS ARE SAYING ABOUT THE PROGRAM

Who Attends

Our buyer delegates are reserved for leading souvenir and resort buyers, concessionaires, zoos, aquariums, and national park retailers who are actively sourcing souvenir and resort products.

Sample of buyers who participated in 2021 include:

  • The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Musem
  • Battleship No. Carolina
  • BH Conservancy Gift Shop
  • Black Hills Parks & Forests Association
  • City Museum
  • Colonial Williamsburg
  • Como Park Zoo
  • Cool Zoo
  • Cracker Barrel
  • Denali National Park
  • El Cardenal
  • Fossil Rim
  • Fruth Pharmacy
  • Gilmore Car Museum
  • Guest Services
  • Herschend Family Entertainment
  • Virginia State Parks
  • Indian Tepee Gift Shop
  • Infinity Acres
  • Innisfree Hotels
  • Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation
  • Jekyll Island Authority
  • Kansas City Zoo
  • Kuvera Partners
  • Minnesota Historical Society
  • Mister Crabs
  • Morgantown Ag
  • Obsidian Moon Crate
  • Ole Smoky Distillery
  • Olympic National Park
  • Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo
  • Optimal Services
  • Ozarkland
  • Pikes Peak National Park
  • Saint Louis Zoo
  • Six Flags
  • Turkey Hill
  • UnBeatables.com
  • USS Lexington

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