November 4-7, 2020 | Gatlinburg Convention Center

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship Opportunities

With thousands of buyers coming to the Smoky Mountain Gift Show to see outstanding gifts, brand new souvenirs, and innovative tourism products, it’s important to make sure your brand and your products stand out. Our Media Kit offers complete details on a range of advertising and sponsorship opportunities that promise to expand your brand and attract attention and booth traffic. Special programs can also be designed to meet your company's needs.

For additional details on show sponsorship opportunities, please contact Christina Bell at christina.bell@clarionevents.com or 678-370-0335.

 

Gold Sponsorship

Expand your brand and attract even more attention and booth traffic with enhanced promotional opportunities available through special show promotional packages. This sponsorship features coverage on Smoky Mountain Gift Show's emails, Social Media Spotlight, exhibitor rotating website banner and "Preferred Exhibitor" listing on the show website. 

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Made In America Sponsorship

Retailers are looking for American-made products. Help them find yours with the added exposure you'll get through the Smoky Mountain Gift Show's Made In America Sponsorship Package. This sponsorship includes: Product Preview Guide call-out, Product Preview Area, Made In America show sign, registration handout, floor sticker, inclusion in "Made In America" Buyer Tour and pre-show buyer emails!
 
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MATCH!

The new, customized meeting experience that puts your brand in front of top Souvenir & Resort Buyers based on mutual interests. The MATCH! format is designed to accelerate your sales through the guaranteed face-to-face meetings in the most efficient, cost-effective way.
 
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New Exhibitor Sponsorship

Custom-tailored to first-time exhibitors, this package makes the most of your new show experience. This sposnorship features coverage in New Exhbiitor Listing on the Smoky Mountain Gift Show website, promotional emails, special New Exhibitor listing handed out at the registration desk, listing on New Exhibitor stand-alone sign at show entrances, floor sticker at booth (indicating you as a New Exhibitor) and participation in the New Exhibitor Product Preview Area.
 
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Official Goody Bag Sponsor

This exclusive opportunity allows you to showcase your brand message on the official show goody bag -handed to the first 100 stores to arrive at the show on the first 3 days. Sponsor logo co-branded with show logo. Production not included. Minimum number of bags included.
 
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Official Registration Sponsor

Registration is the one place that ALL buyers go through to receive their credentials. Put your brand in front of buyers as they register for the event, when they check-in at the event and as they walk the show floor, by being our official registration sponsor.

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Onsite Signage

Drive buyers to your booth by featuring your brand through our selection of signage options including: banner and column wrap one side, stand alone board, window decals and floor decals!

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Popcorn Social

Everyone loves a mid-day snack! For companies looking to host a small popcorn social on the show floor. Company name and booth number will be prominently displayed on signage during social.

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Product Preview Area

The #1 reason buyers are coming to the Smoky Mountain Gift Show is to see what’s NEW! The high trafficked Product Preview Area is the perfect place to showcase your newest designs and drive buyers to your booth.
 
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Product Preview Guide

Feature exhibitor supplied product images with 2 opportunities: Souvenirs, Gifts & Novelties magazine insert (mailed to more than 40,000 decision-makers) and Full Show Preview Guide (mailed out to thousands of pre- registered retailers and prospective attendees). Purchase an ad in the Preview Guide and buyers will have the ability to place orders and make appointments before they step foot in your booth!

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Promotional Emails

Expand your brand's visibility with our 3 Eblast options: Product Spotlight/Show Daily Eblast, Company Spotlight Eblast and Welcome Email by featuring your logo/product image right in Smoky Mountain Gift Show's buyer inboxes!


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Restroom Rejuvenation Sponsor

Geared toward companies looking to provide products (featuring company name/booth#), including aromatherapy, lotions, sanitizers, soap or scents in the restrooms surrounding the show floor.

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Sample Hand Out at Registration

Your company's sample available to all attendees at the registration counter before they enter the show floor--placing your brand right in the buyer's fingertips!

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Show Bag

A walking brand message sure to catch buyers’ eyes.This exclusive opportunity allows you to showcase your brand message on our official show bags. Sponsor logo co-branded with show logo.

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Show Directory

The Smoky Mountain Gift Show directory is handed out on-site to all registered attendees featuring complete vendor information. In addition to seeing your ad at the show, buyers will refer to it after the show when they use the directory as a reference tool.
 
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Show Floor Map

This high profile piece offers tremendous exposure for a limited number of advertisers. Our printed floormap will be handed out to registered buyers to help them quickly and easily find their way around the show floor.

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Show Shuttle Bus Sponsor

Reach customers before and on their way to the event. Sponsor logo and booth number included on show shuttle bus and show promotions.

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Silver Sponsorship

Expand your brand and attract even more attention and booth traffic with enhanced promotional opportunities available through special show promotional packages. This sponsorship features coverage on Smoky Mountain Gift Show's emails and Social Media Spotlight.

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Where's That Bear?

Purchase an Official Birthday Bear for your exhibiting company and a buyer of your choice to promote participation in the show. Tell us your journey by providing content for social media before and during the show!

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Zootique Sponsorship

Retailers are looking for animal themed products to bring into their stores! Help them find yours with the added exposure you'll get through the Smoky Mountain Gift Show's Zootique Sponsorship Package including: Product Preview Area, Product Preview Guide call-out, Zootique Show Sign, registration handout, floor sticker and inclusion in pre-show buyer emails!

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Interested in Sponsorships?

Complete the short form below to learn more about Smoky Mountain Gift Show sponsorships and receive our media kit!