Highlights from the Gift & Apparel Shows:
Over two hundred thirty gift and apparel exhibitors welcomed buyers at the August event.
The Rocky Mountain Gift Show and Denver Apparel Market maintained momentum with
buyer traffic from Colorado and twelve surrounding states. The new event app was a
complete success! Attendees found it easy to use, fast, convenient and informational!
Select gift showrooms kicked off the show offering buyers cash incentives on orders.
Many buyers took advantage of Free Lunch Friday and Late Night Friday Night
shopping. Over the weekend, there were seminars, $1 Margaritas,
complimentary wine & cheese and informal modeling. Monday wrapped
up the event for retailers with show-only specials and swag bag giveaways.
Rocky Mountain Buyer’s Choice Award Winners
Thirty-six new exhibitors, along with hundreds of new products, debuted at the
Rocky Mountain Gift Show and Denver Apparel Market this August. During three days
of theB2B event, buyers had a chance to vote for their favorite new products. The Visit
& Vote promotion highlighted seventeen great new products that competed for the
Rocky Mountain Buyer’s Choice Award. The votes are in and… it’s a tie!
Colorado Wassail Company: McGowan’s Olde Tyme Wassail and
Mova International’s Sea Life Globe are the winners!Congratulations to all the
participants for submitting their outstanding new products!
Buyers are always delighted to win great products. These little things help events go the
extra mile and get products in buyer’s hands. Congratulations to the lucky winners and
thank you to our gracious sponsors: American Retail Supply – The largest variety of
wholesale products. Making ideas happen for retail stores. Casper Glass – Handcrafted
wine accessories, jewelry and unique gifts. Made in the USA with love and recycled glass.
Kellsson Linens Inc. – Your source for quality bed, bath, home and recycled fiber apparel
items. Mary’s Nutritionals – For busy people looking to incorporate relief and relaxation
into their lives, Mary’s Nutritionals are a trusted pain management and wellness alternative.
Salesmark – In the forefront of resort, gift, garden and home décor trends. Offering
retailers a winning combination of new and proven merchandise. Schiffer Publishing Ltd. –
A family owned, independent publisher of high quality, nonfiction books since 1974.
seven Perfume Company – Colorado crafted scents to compliment your personal style.
Bold, convenient and deliciously fragranced perfumes for anywhere life takes you.
$1 Margaritas never tasted so good! Every dollar from Margaritaville benefits the
Wounded Warrior Project. Over the past six years, the Rocky Mountain Gift Show
and Margaritaville patrons have donated over $6,000 to help support our nation’s heroes!
Thank you for all your generous donations!
Wine and Cheese Social
Attendees enjoyed complimentary wine, cheese and chocolate while viewing 2018
spring trends. The informal, interactive, fashion show was a huge hit and beautifully
coordinated by Donna Baldwin Modeling Agency. DJ Blu Collins invigorated the crowd
with savvy beats, slick transitions and great energy!
Sponsored by: Denver Market Association and the Rocky Mount Gift Show
Save the dates for February 2018
Gift Showrooms: February 21-26 (Wed – Mon*)
Mart Temporaries: February 22-26 (Thur – Mon*)
Expo Temporaries: February 23-26 (Fri- Mon*)
Apparel Showrooms: February 23-26 (Fri – Mon*)
*All Shows end on Monday, February 26 at 3pm