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Ocean City Resort Gift Expo 2024

November 13 @ 9:00 AMNovember 15 @ 3:00 PM EST

The Ocean City Resort Gift Expo (OCRGE) is a trade show for the resort and souvenir industry, bringing together buyers and sellers from all over the world. The event is held annually in Ocean City, Maryland, and features an extensive exhibit hall, educational programming, and networking opportunities.

History

The OCRGE was founded in 1986 as a way to bring the resort and souvenir industry together in one place. The event was originally held in the Roland E. Powell Convention Center, but it moved to its current location at the Ocean City Convention Center in 2001. The OCRGE has grown significantly in recent years, and it is now one of the largest trade shows in the Mid-Atlantic region.

Events

The OCRGE features an extensive exhibit hall with over 1,000 exhibitors. The exhibitors represent a wide range of resort and souvenir products, including apparel, accessories, home furnishings, and more. The event also features a variety of educational programming, including keynote speeches, panel discussions, and workshops. The OCRGE also offers networking opportunities, such as speed networking, cocktail receptions, and dinners.

Keynote Speakers

The OCRGE features a variety of keynote speakers, who provide attendees with insights into the latest trends and opportunities in the resort and souvenir industry. Some of the keynote speakers who have spoken at the OCRGE in recent years include:

  • Martha Stewart
  • Chip Wilson, founder of Lululemon Athletica
  • Yvon Chouinard, founder of Patagonia
  • Chris Sharma, professional rock climber
  • Lindsey Vonn, Olympic skier

  • Panel discussions:

    The OCRGE features a variety of panel discussions, which provide attendees with the opportunity to learn about the latest trends in the resort and souvenir industry. Some of the panel discussions that have been held at the OCRGE in recent years include:

  • The Future of Resort Retail
  • Sustainability in the Resort and Souvenir Industry
  • The Impact of Technology on the Resort and Souvenir Industry
  • The Rise of Women in the Resort and Souvenir Industry
  • The Future of Home Staging


  • The exhibition hall at the OCRGE is the heart of the event. The hall is divided into a variety of categories, including apparel, accessories, home furnishings, and more. The exhibitors in the hall represent a wide range of brands, from small, independent companies to large, multinational corporations.

    Networking Opportunities

    The OCRGE is a great opportunity to network with other people in the resort and souvenir industry. The event offers a variety of networking opportunities, such as speed networking, cocktail receptions, and dinners. These events are a great way to meet new people, learn about new products, and make connections that can help you grow your business.

    Benefits of Attending the OCRGE

  • The opportunity to learn about the latest trends and innovations in the resort and souvenir industry
  • The opportunity to network with other people in the resort and souvenir industry
  • The opportunity to see new products and services
  • The opportunity to build relationships with suppliers and manufacturers
  • The opportunity to get inspired for your own resort and souvenir business


  • Who Should Attend the OCRGE?

  • Retailers
  • Manufacturers
  • Suppliers
  • Brands
  • Media
  • Investors


  • If you are interested in attending Ocean City Resort Gift Expo, so you can learn more about the event and register on Ocean City Resort Gift Expo In The Smokies website at https://www.oceancitygiftshow.com/

    Details

    Start:
    November 13 @ 9:00 AM EST
    End:
    November 15 @ 3:00 PM EST
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    Website:
    https://www.oceancitygiftshow.com/

    Organizer

    Clarion Events
    Phone
    +1 678-285-3976
    Email
    info@urbanexpositions.com
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    Other

    Organizer's Linkedin Page
    https://www.linkedin.com/company/clarioneventsna/
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    https://twitter.com/clarioneventsna
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    https://www.facebook.com/clarioneventsna/
    Organizer's Instagram Page
    https://www.instagram.com/clarioneventsna/
    Organizer's YouTube Page
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC16tJdstCkRV-DeLNanARkw
    Number of Visitors Expected in the coming Expo
    5,000

    Venue

    Roland E. Powell Convention Center
    4001 Coastal Hwy
    Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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    Phone
    +1 410-289-2800
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