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About The Gathering

About The Gathering
The Gathering event is an exclusive event that bring together the nation’s top Gift & Souvenir Retailers in the eastern United States for (4) days of buying, appointments, and sophisticated networking with like-minded retailer and leading suppliers of hard goods, soft goods, apparel, and custom products. Held at the luxurious Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Florida, this event offers the perfect balance of business and pleasure.
 
The event is by invitation only and is reserved for buyers who have annual sales of over $1M and have open-to-buy during the event. The show floor is curated by product type to ensure excellent buyer to seller connection and includes appointment setting and exclusive networking.

Past Attendees Include:


  • 360 GIFTS LLC 
  • Abilene Zoological Gardens 
  • Aramark - Pikes Peak 
  • Aramark - US Denver Mint 
  • Aramark - US Mint - Philidelphia 
  • Aramark - Yosemite National Park 
  • Aramark Corporation 
  • ASUR - Aerostar Airport Holdings (Mexico) Attraction Support Services (Wonderworks/Crime and Punishment) 
  • Baubles &Bags 
  • Bay Retail Enterprises 
  • Beach Stuff, Inc. 
  • Bok Tower Gardens 
  • Boyd Gaming 
  • Branches Gift Shop Buying Office 
  • Bridge (The) 
  • Buckhorn Saloon & Museum, The 
  • Butchart Gardens, The 
  • Camp Hilton Head 
  • Carroll Shelby Int. 
  • Central Florida Zoo 
  • Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park 
  • China Pavilion - Epcot 
  • Cinnamon Bear Group, Inc. 
  • Clyde's Kids Inc 
  • Columbus Zoo and Aquarium 
  • Como Park Zoo & Conservatory 
  • Cool as a Moose 
  • Cosmosphere International SciEd Center & Space Museum 
  • Costa del Mar 
  • Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Crayola Experience 
  • Crews/Airport Retail Management 
  • De Wit Stores, Inc 
  • Destination Mackinac - Bailiwick Company Divers Direct 
  • DIXIELAND MUSIC&GIFT 
  • DNC - Kennedy Space Center 
  • Dollywood 
  • Evelyn Hill Inc/Statue of Liberty/Ellis Island Faber 
  • Flagler Museum 
  • Fort Worth Zoological Assn. 
  • Fossil Rim Wildlife Center 
  • Fun Spot America 
  • Gift Giant Depot Limited 
  • Great Wolf Lodge 
  • Greater Good / CharityUSA.com 
  • Guest Services 
  • Heinemann Americas 
  • Herschend Family Entertainment 
  • Holiday Inn Club Vacations / Orange Lake Resort Innisfree Hotels 
  • International Spy Museum 
  • Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens 
  • Jayram 
  • Jefferson National Parks Association 
  • Jekyll Island Authority 
  • Jenkinson's South, Inc. 
  • John Ball Zoo 
  • John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, The Just Hats 
  • Kansas City Zoo 
  • Kitty Hawk Kites 
  • Knextion, Inc. 
  • Lagoon Corporation 
  • Lancer Hospitality 
  • Landry's Inc. 
  • Legoland Florida 
  • Lehigh Valley Zoo 
  • Leisure Systems 
  • Leisure Systems Inc. / Coney Island Park / Jelly Stone Parks 
  • Lion Country Safari 
  • Loews Hotel at Universal Orlando Resorts 
  • Love from Companies 
  • Lowry Park Zoo 
  • M.2.S Mackerel Jacks
  • Marine Science Center
  • Marine Specialties
  • Mary, Queen of the Universe
  • Massanutten Resort
  • Memphis Zoo- Elephant's Trunk Zoo Shop
  • Merlin Entertainment Group
  • MOA Entertainment LLC dba Nickelodeon Universe Moody Gardens, Inc
  • Museum of the Bible
  • NASA Exchange
  • National Geographic Museum Store
  • NC Zoo Society
  • North Carolina Aquarium Society
  • Northern Planet LLC
  • Ocean Aire Enterprises 
  • Old City Gifts 
  • Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo 
  • Orange Lake Resort 
  • Outhouse Designs 
  • Patrick's Inc. 
  • Pink Jeep Tour Company 
  • Poree's Embroidery 
  • Ravinia Gifts 
  • Ron Jon Surf Shops 
  • Ruby Falls 
  • Saint Louis Zoo 
  • Sea Shell Shop 
  • Seaworld Parks & Entertainment 
  • Sedgwick County Zoo 
  • See Rock City Inc 
  • SGI-USA 
  • Shell Museum 
  • Shell Seekers 
  • Sierra At Tahoe Mtn. Resort 
  • Sight & Sound Theatres 
  • Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza 
  • SKELETONS:  Museum of Osteology 
  • South West Buying Group / Shared Innovation Marketing 
  • St. Augustine Alligator Farm 
  • St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum 
  • Surfside Innand Suites - Universal Orlando Tennessee Aquarium 
  • The Basilica of Mary, Queen of the Universe 
  • The Friends of Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, Inc. The Hangout 
  • The James Museum of Western & Wildlife Art 
  • The Purple Pig 
  • Tiki Jim's 
  • Tiki Tims 
  • Tongass Trading Co 
  • Travel Resorts of America 
  • Turkey Hill Experience 
  • Tweetsie Railroad 
  • U.S. Gift Factory 
  • United States Capitol Historical Society (The) Universal Parks & Resort 
  • US Space & Rocket Center 
  • Valley Forge National Historical Park / Encampment Store, The 
  • Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center 
  • Virginia Living Museum 
  • Wall Drug Store 
  • Westgate Resorts 
  • Wildlife Trading Co. WonderWorks Orlando 
  • Woof Gang Bakery Lake Nona LLC Yellowstone Bear World Yellowstone Gift Shop 
  • Zoo Atlanta 
  • Zoo de Granby 
  • Zoo Tampa 

Past Exhibitors Include:


  • 29Tonight Co.
  • A. T.Storrs Ltd.
  • A-B Emblem
  • ACE USA (Polar Graphics)
  • American Gift Corp
  • American Life Brands
  • American Paper & Plastic
  • Amusemints Sweets and Snacks Anju Jewelry
  • Art Studio Company
  • Billco International, Inc.
  • Brew City Promotions
  • Bucket Wonders, LLC
  • Camp David
  • Capsco, Inc.
  • Center Court
  • Charles Products
  • Charm Kraft Industries
  • Cool Jewels®
  • CoTa Global
  • Country Fresh Food & Confections, Inc.
  • Cromer Company, The
  • Cruz Accessories
  • Cutter & Buck
  • Desert Sunglass of Scottsdale
  • Dillon Importing
  • Discover with Dr. Cool
  • DMR Creative
  • Doodle Pants
  • Earth Sun Moon Trading Company
  • EMI Sportswear
  • Exist, Inc.
  • Fiesta
  • First & Main
  • Flash Sales
  • Folkmanis, Inc.
  • Funatic Socks
  • GetAGadget, Inc
  • Giftcraft
  • Global SWIBCO, Inc.
  • Gravity Graphics
  • Great American Products, Inc
  • Hayes Specialties Corporation
  • Hu Products, LLC
  • Impulse Souvenirs
  • Jacobson Hat Company
  • Julie & Joe by Stephen Joseph
  • Kalan L.P.
  • Karol Western Corporation
  • Kastlfel
  • Landmark Graphics / Keezer Sportwear
  • Landway Int'l Corp.
  • Lightuptoys.com
  • Lucky 7 USA, Inc.
  • Matrix Sales Group
  • Melissa & Doug, LLC
  • Naked Bee, The
  • Nestled Pines Woodworking
  • Nikki's/ Noble Wear Ltd
  • Ocean Beach Sportswear, Inc.
  • Out of Hand Graphics, Inc.
  • Pinnacle Designs
  • Porter World Trade, Inc.
  • Prairie Mountain
  • Preppy Pelican
  • PTL One
  • R.S. Covenant, Inc.
  • Rachel Screen Printing
  • Real Time Products
  • RexTooth Studios
  • Rio Design, Ink LLC
  • RMR Resortwear
  • Rose Lady, The
  • Royal Resortwear, LLC
  • Safari Ltd.
  • Salt Creek Apparel, LLC
  • Scandical
  • Sea Creations
  • Smith Novelty Company
  • Smith-Southwestern
  • Smith-Western Co.
  • Soft Stuff Creations Inc.
  • Souvenir Avanti
  • SS Handcrafted Arts / V&L
  • St. Clair Apparel, Inc.
  • Steamboat Sticker
  • Stuffed Animal House Ltd.
  • Tervis
  • The Petting Zoo
  • The Warrell Corporation
  • Tidewater Sandals/Viv & Lou
  • Topline Products, Inc.
  • United Souvenir & Apparel, Inc.
  • Uzzi
  • Valani Apparel
  • Warm Fuzzy Toys
  • Wear Code Corporation
  • World End Imports