Emerald Expositions Buys The International Gift Exposition in the US

EmeraldEmerald Expositions has acquired The International Gift Exposition in the Smokies (IGES) from M&M Gift Shows.

Started in 2000 by Susan Mills and Jerry Mayer, IGES now is one of the largest gatherings of wholesale souvenir, resort and gift buyers in the United States. The show encompasses two events – IGES and The Souvenir Super Show (SSS), the latter focusing on custom souvenirs. Both take place concurrently in November each year at two locations in eastern Tennessee – Pigeon Forge and Sevierville – which are only seven miles apart.

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