Seminars & Events 


NEW! 50/50 Cash & Merchandise Credit Giveaways! -Don't miss your chance to register for our daily drawings for $50 cash and $50 merchandise credits to use towards any show order with any exhibitor.  To enter, stop by the 50/50 Giveaway area on show site.  Present an order you've placed on the show floor  for at least $100 with any exhibiting company.  Each qualifying order entitles you to one entry.  Enter as often as you like!  Drawings will be held twice a day the first 2 days of the show. On the last day, be sure to enter for the grand prize drawing for a two-night hotel stay at the next edition of the Orlando Gift Show. You must be on show site to win and drawings open only to registered buyers.

►Super Sunday Specials
- Many exhibitors will be offering various savings on their lines, including special pricing and other discounts available on show orders placed on Sunday, July 27. A complete list of participating exhibitors will be available at the show registration desk.

►Free Freight Monday
- Many exhibitors will be offering free freight on orders placed on Monday, July 28 only. A complete list of participating exhibitors will be available at the show registration desk.

►Parking Rebate
- Bring the parking rebate coupon included in your July 2014 pre-registration packet containing your show badge(s), Orange County Convention Center parking receipt and your July 2014 buyer badge to the parking rebate desk onsite to receive your $5 parking rebate. 

Join this exclusive series of educational seminars just for Orlando Gift Show attendees and learn how to use the latest social media and email marketing techniques to grow store sales and engage customers. See the full seminar schedule below for details.



Drive Store Traffic with Social Media
10:00 am - 11:00 am | Presented By SnapRetail
Facebook? Twitter? Instagram? Vine?  The number of social media networks continues to grow. Gain the latest insight on which are best for your store and customers, and see real examples of how other retailers have used social media to build awareness, find new customers, and increase store traffic. 

Increase Customer Satisfaction with Positive Connections
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Presented by: Clark Canine, MA, LMHC, NCC, (speaker, author, psychotherapist) Clark + Unju
Clients prefer to do business with someone with whom they share a trusting interpersonal relationship. In fact, 68% of clients report leaving a company due to the way they were treated interpersonally. It's clear that a positive, professional connection is vital to business productivity and profits. Learn how to develop strong connections that increase loyalty and revenues.

BOOK SIGNING EVENT: “How To Be Positive” with author Clark Canine, Clark + Unju
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Located in the seminar area 800 aisle/food court area
Join Clark Canine, speaker, author, psychotherapist, Clark + Unju for a book signing event from 3 PM -4 PM located at the 800 aisle/food court area. Copies of his book “How to be Positive” are available to gift show buyers for $9.99.

Should You Pin?
10:00 am - 11:00 am | Presented by SnapRetail
Pinterest is the fastest growing social network ever, with more than 80 million people pinning and repinning daily. Learn the basics and best practices for using Pinterest to inspire your customers and drive store sales. Actual retailer examples will be shared.

Trade Secrets! - What Are Today's Successful Retailers doing to Survive, and How Can I Apply That to My Business?
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm | Presented by Dan Jablons, president, Retail Smart Guys
Not every retailer is suffering in this economy. There are many that are actually very profitable and have great cash flow. In this economy, now is the time to get a competitive edge and increase market share. Discover the industry secrets that these retailers know, and learn how to implement these changes into your business to find better cash flow, better profitability, and more fun at your stores!

Making the Most of Email Marketing
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Presented by SnapRetail
Email remains the single most effective way to drive store sales, but only if you do it right. Learn best practices for list management, email design and sending strategies to maximize your email marketing campaigns. 

SnapRetail Customer Forum
10:00 am - 11:00 am | Hosted by SnapRetail
All SnapRetail customers and those interested in learning more are invited to join the customer forum where SnapRetail experts will provide information on the latest features and best practices to make the most of  a SnapRetail subscription. Meet other retailers and bring your questions and ideas - refreshments provided!

Retail Is Detail: Three Tweaks To Your Business That Produce Big Cash Flow!
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm | Presented by Dan Jablons, president, Retail Smart Guys
Many retailers think that they only way they’ll improve their business is by finding the next incredible vendor, or from a great new marketing idea, or something else. Increasing your profitability and cash flow comes from making a couple of small changes internally to your business. Dan will show you how to make those changes, and show you real life examples of improvements that other retailers have achieved so you can apply this to your store right away!

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Saturday, July 26:
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday, July 27:
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Monday, July 28:
9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Orange County Convention Center 
West Concourse, Hall WD2
9800 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819
Call for Info:
678.285.EXPO (3976)

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