Virginia State Parks to host annual retail gift show March 6-7

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A wholesale merchandise trade show for gift and souvenir buyers will return to the Wytheville Meeting Center, March 6- 7.

Sponsored by Virginia State Parks, this annual event connects wholesale vendors with regional buyers for attractions, gift shops, wineries and other retail businesses looking for new resale inventory ideas.

Buyers can register in advance or at the door. There is no charge for buyers to attend.

The show features items ranging from custom products, plush toys and jewelry to apparel, souvenirs and more. There will be 50 booths showcasing about 105 product lines.

The Virginia Gift Show runs Tuesday, March 6 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Wednesday, March 7 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The schedule allows time for buyers to network as well as for one-on-one appointments.

The event is being held in the main exhibit hall of the Wytheville Meeting Center in Wytheville, Virginia.

For more information, a vendors list or a buyer registration form, contact Ann Henderson, 804-371-2595, or ann.henderson@dcr.virginia.gov. Buyers can register online at http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/other/sp-buyer-registration.

The 37 award-winning Virginia State Parks are managed by the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation and offer dozens of festivals and concerts and thousands of educational programs across the state.

For more information about state park activities and amenities or to make reservations in one of the 25 parks with camping facilities or 18 parks with cabins or family lodges, call the Virginia State Parks Customer Service Center at 800-933-PARK or visit www.virginiastateparks.gov.

 

-Submitted by Jim Meisner Jr., Senior P.R. & Marketing Specialist