The Rocky Mountain Gift Show
Save the Dates | February 2018
Gift Showrooms: February 21-26
Mart Temps: February 22-26
Expo Temps: February 23-26
Apparel Showrooms: February 23-26
What is the Rocky Mountain Gift Show?
The Rocky Mountain Gift Show is the region’s premier platform for wholesale buying opportunities in the gift, home, jewelry, resort and related industries. The show is recognized as the regional leader in lodge and resort souvenirs, Native American jewelry, pottery and rugs, and western products and remains a top destination for National Parks, ski resorts, hospitals, museums, airports, zoos, spas and boutiques; not to mention this event offers the largest showing of imprinted sportswear in the country. The Rocky Mountain Gift Show features 400 + permanent showrooms and 250+ temporary exhibitors representing over 2,500 lines of merchandise. Each season more than 85 new temporary exhibitors join our show including the much sought after Cash & Carry and Immediate Release (One-Of-A-Kind), and handcrafted products.
Who Attends the Rocky Mountain Gift Show?
The show had over 3,000 attendees during the February Market and over 2,000 attendees during the August market. These attendees are comprised of store owners, retailers and buyers who converge at this show to preview, source and shop. Those looking for resort wear, home décor, furniture, gourmet, souvenir, gift, jewelry, made in USA, one-of-a-kind, handcrafted and more, find an ample supply of merchandise at the Rocky Mountain Gift Show. Attendees hail from near and far, representing both the Colorado Rocky Mountain Region and surrounding areas such as Wyoming, Utah, Montana, South Dakota, North Dakota, Arizona, New Mexico, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Idaho, and more distant locations like Puerto Rico, Massachusetts, California, Florida and Alaska. We even have international visitors from countries such as Canada, Germany, Poland, Nepal, China, Ecuador, Japan and beyond.
2018 Show Dates:
August Dates Coming Soon
Benefits of Exhibiting at the Rocky Mountain Gift Show
Thousands of Buyers
The Rocky Mountain Gift Show at the Denver Mart is an ideal platform to showcase your collections, giving you the opportunity to reach thousands of buyers, gain direct face-to-face contact with decision-makers, generate new customers immediately, make on-the-spot sales, introduce your company to new prospects, brand your business, direct access to your target market, and introduce new products and services.
EXHIBITORS HAVE GREAT LOCATIONS IN THE EXPO:
- The Expo Building, 90,000 square feet dedicated to Order-Taking, Cash & Carry, Immediate Release, Gifts, Lodge, Resort, Souvenir and related industries. Over 200 temporary exhibitors converge at the Denver Mart during this four day show.
All-Inclusive Booth Package
In addition to our buyer and retailer base, our event offers exhibitors an all-inclusive booth package including, but not limited to:
- Non-union facility
- WiFi, free parking, easy move-in
- Free material handling/ drayage
- Unlimited undraped tables and risers
(Must be booked pre show, fees charged if ordered on-site)
- 500 watts electricity
- Booth equipment: Carpeting, chairs, clothing racks, trash cans
- Daily cleaning of space
- 24-Hour security
- Free listing in the Show Directory and on the website
- Exhibitor identification sign
- Cash incentives for exhibitor referrals
- First time exhibitors receive “New Exhibitor” signage in booth
- Exposure on the Gift Show Website Exhibitor Photo Gallery
- Free postcards, Website & Show Directory listings
- Inclusion in print & email campaigns, targeting over 10,000 stores
- Preferred hotel discount rates
- Multiple booth discounts
The Denver Mart is a non-union facility and has 24-hour security, free parking and free wireless internet in common areas. All participating exhibitors are welcome to take advantage of our complimentary marketing tools and are listed on marketing materials such as the Gift Show Directory, website, buyer information packets and more.
Marketing & Promotions
Marketing, advertising, promotions, and branding are proven “keys to success”. Gift Show Exhibitors are invited to take advantage of the various promotional tools such as donating to the “Swag Bags” advertising in the show directory, sponsoring various functions, events and more.
Contact Us Today!
For information on exhibiting at the Rocky Mountain Gift Show, please contact email@example.com or call 800-289-6278 ext. 5296.
Thank you for the wonderful show! I personally enjoyed visiting with many of the reps and found a few new vendors! Everyone was very helpful and we appreciated the Dinner Saturday Evening very much. It was wonderful!
-Jodi Klassen, General Store Supervisor
I just wanted to say thank you so much for all the hospitality we received this year at The Rocky Mountain Gift Show. Your staff was awesome and we had an extremely successful show. We could not believe the amount of interest that was shown in our product. Not bad for our first trade show ever.
-Josh Glisan, Dust City Designs
It is indeed a pleasure to come to Denver and exhibit at your shows because of the great facility that you provide.
– Johnny of flagstaff
It was an excellent show for us.
-Thanks, Laura Rubio
Looking Ahead to 2018
Are you on the hunt for new products? The Rocky Mountain Gift Show combined with the Denver Apparel & Accessory Market is your opportunity to discover what a regional show can offer!
With over 400 exhibitors bringing you the latest in gift, home, jewelry and resort merchandise you won’t leave empty handed. The show schedule offers educational and entertaining events, as well as, extended shopping hours to further your buying experience. Join the Gift Showrooms Late Night Friday Night for appetizers and cocktails. In February, continue your conversations over dinner at our Saturday Night Appreciation Event, featuring the Denver Apparel & Accessory Market Fashion Show.
Buyers, store owners and attendees who have questions or need additional information about the upcoming Rocky Mountain Gift Show please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 800-289-6278 ext. 5265. Questions? Call 800-289-6278 Ext. 5265.
I thought the Gift Show was Wonderful, and probably one of the best. Thank you for all you have done to make the Mart a better Mart. Looking forward to the August Gift Show.
– Paulette Greenberg, Owner of Signed, Sealed and Delivered Buying Service
The show was excellent and congratulations the show had good vendors and a great turnout! I had not seen this in a while so I really mean congratulations.
-Jim Armstrong, Colorado State University Bookstore
Best show we have been to in awhile…thank you for the efforts and the free lunch was appreciated.
– Febra Pope
Rocky Mountain Gift Show Preferred Hotels
Preferred hotels are properties that have confirmed reduced rates for the Rocky Mountain Gift Show and Denver Apparel Market attendees. Shuttle service and complimentary hot breakfast buffet are provided.
Quality Inn Central Denver
200 West 48th Avenue, Denver, CO 80216
Complimentary Hot Breakfast Buffet; Complimentary Wireless Internet Access; Free Parking; Lobby restaurant – Palm Grill & Bar: Opens at 5pm – 7 days a week; Complimentary Shuttle Service to select locations (Denver Mart and Downtown); Spacious Guestrooms; Convenient location with easy access to Downtown Denver.
Reservation Deadline: August 5, 2017
DoubleTree by Hilton Denver – Westminster (NEWLY RENOVATED)
8773 Yates Drive Westminster, CO 80031
(303) 427-4000 or 877-387-8277
DoubleTree by Hilton Denver-Westminster is minutes from downtown Denver offering 180 guest rooms. You can unwind in our heated indoor pool, work out in the fitness center or relax on the sun deck. Start your day with our complimentary hot breakfast buffet and freshly brewed Starbucks coffee. Join us for lunch or dinner in our famous Lafitte’s Real New Orleans Restaurant and Lounge. Complimentary WiFi, plus complimentary shuttle service to and from the Denver Mart and within a 6-mile radius to shops, restaurants and entertainment venues. Please come and stay with us and be presented with a Warm DoubleTree Chocolate Chip cookie upon arrival! Reservation Deadline: July 23, 2017