Wednesday December 12th, 2012 - 10:31AM
The Portland Gift & Accessories Show will return to the Oregon Convention Center April 6 to 8, 2013. The new April date pattern provides retailers the opportunity to get a jump start on the busy Easter, Mother's Day and summer buying seasons, according to the show's management company, Urban Expositions.
"We are committed to the success of this show and continue to build upon the quality service and friendly show atmosphere that buyers have come to expect at the Portland Gift & Accessories Show," said Doug Miller, president, Urban Expositions.
Retailers can find a wide range of product featured in six distinct divisions on the show floor, including Artisans Avenue, Fashion Accessories, Food Focus, Gifts & Collectibles, Jewelry Vault & Cash & Carry and Vintage Collection.
In addition, buyers are invited to attend the free seminar, "Successful Retail: Tried & True Tips" on Sunday, April 7 at 10 a.m. Speaker Sue Kirby will provide tips on products displays, customer loyalty, community involvement and profit increase.