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Promos Paying Off for California Gift Show

California Gift Show

LOS ANGELES–Urban Expositions said its efforts to revitalize the California Gift Show have begun to pay off. The summer edition of the show, which wrapped up here last week, included many new initiatives and attracted “thousands” of attendees from Southern California and other western states, the company said. “There’s little question that retailers come toMore »

Western Gift Markets Form Alliance

How the West Is One

LOS ANGELES-The management teams of the California Market Center (CMC), LA Mart and California Gift Show have joined forces to launch a co-promotional campaign for Summer 2014 called “How the West Is One.” The new campaign is designed to maximize the buying experience for attending retailers, and it is being billed as a one-stop destinationMore »

Urban Expositions, SnapRetail to Offer Retail Boot Camp

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ATLANTA–Trade show producer Urban Expositions and SnapRetail, a provider of marketing automation software for independent retailers, have teamed to provide a series of educational seminars with exclusive content for Urban Exposition trade show attendees. SnapRetail will provide a free retail marketing boot camp consisting of a series of seminars on the latest trends in socialMore »

Urban Expositions Restructures Team, Promotes Executives

Chris Menefee Joins Urban Expositions Sales Team

ATLANTA-Trade-show manager Urban Expositions has created new roles and responsibilities for a number of its executives and gift-show team members. Donna Guess, vice president/sales management, has been promoted to the newly created position of vice president of operations. In her new post, Guess is responsible for event operations at all Urban Expositions trade shows. SheMore »

CMC Sets Dates for Summer L.A. Gift & Home Market

California Market Center Changes October Show Dates

LOS ANGELES-The next L.A. Gift & Home Market will be held from July 15-21 at the California Market Center. The market will run concurrently with the L.A. Mart’s GALLA show and the biannual California Gift Show at the L.A. Convention Center. Gerry Seibel, vice president of gift and home for CMC, said, “Coordinating the L.A.More »

LA Mart Extends GALLA Time Frame

GALLA Market

LOS ANGELES–The LA Mart will add three GALLA Market days so it can create “a seamless and enjoyable experience” for buyers attending the California Gift Show. The LA Mart will extend its GALLA show dates, originally scheduled to take place Jan. 21-27, to be open on Friday, Jan. 31; Saturday, Feb. 1; and Monday, Feb.More »

Urban Expositions Pleased with California Gift Show Results

California Gift Show

LOS ANGELES-The recently completed California Gift Show experienced an uptick in attendance over the summer 2012 edition, along with positive feedback from attendees and steady order-writing from exhibitors, said the show’s manager Urban Expositions. Urban Expositions acquired the California Gift Show in June 2012. The show, which took place July 19-22 at the Los AngelesMore »

Urban Expositions Launches Trade Show App

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ATLANTA–Urban Expositions has launched a new mobile application for its trade shows that enables users to select and download shows from the Urban roster offering complete access to exhibitor and product category listings and search features, floor plans, events and more. The app debuted in conjunction with the trade show management company’s recent California GiftMore »