November 4-7, 2020 | 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

 

 

"We are new to the Smoky Mountain Gift Show - The MATCH! Program gave us the opportunity to meet with buyers that wouldn’t really know what we do otherwise.  It got us in front of regions we probably wouldn’t have met with if it wasn’t for the MATCH! Program!"
- Mallory Anthony, CLINQ

"The MATCH! Program which turned out to be a great decision. Not only did MATCH! bring high quality potential customers, but it also provided numerous opportunities for direct feedback and market intelligence. Throughout the process, the MATCH! program team made it easy to find potential long term partners and followed up with an high level of professionalism that made the entire experience very positive and good enough to consider the Smoky Mountain Gift Show & the MATCH! program for next year."
- Sebastien Jacques, Attraction Inc.

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 have participated in 2019 include:

 

  • The Indian Tepee Gift Shop
  • Jekyll Island Authority
  • Turkey Hill Experience 
  • ZooTampa
  • Innisfree Hotels
  • Cracker Barrel Old Country Store
  • City Museum
  • Ozarkland
  • Novelty Express
  • Sole, Inc.
  • Crews of California; Airport Retail Management
  • Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation
  • Massanutten Resort
  • Cape Leisure
  • Battleship North Carolina
  • Sole Kids
  • House of Blues/Live Nation
  • Brenner's Fine Clothing & Gifts
  • Wyndtree Lakeside Traders
  • Calgary Zoo

 

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


Joseph Lee (Sales Manager)  
E: joseph.lee@clarionevents.com | P: 678-831-4576