Boston Gift Show

BOSTON SHOW INFORMATION
Show Hours & Location
Free Seminars
Special Show Features
Attendee Parking
Shuttle Info
Hotel Info
Rules & Regulations
Future Show Dates
Urban Expositions Show Calendar

SHOW HOURS & LOCATION
Boston Convention & Exhibition Center - Hall A
Boston, MA

Sunday, March 23: 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
Monday, March 24: 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
Tuesday, March 25: 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
Wednesday, March 26: 9:30 am - 2:00 pm

FREE SEMINARS
All programs will be held on the show floor inside Hall A behind the escalators. See the app CALENDAR for complete details.

SUNDAY, MARCH 23, 2014
Creating In-Store Excitement
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm | Presented by National Association of Retail Buyers (NARB)
MONDAY, MARCH 24, 2014
Your Perfect Social Media Fit 
10:30 am -11:30 am | Presented by SnapRetail.  

60 Creative Strore Promotions in 60 Minutes
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm | Presented by Patricia Norins, publisher, Gift Shop Magazine
Implement a “Buy Local” Campaign and Boost Business
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Presented by Patricia Norins, publisher, Gift Shop Magazine

TUESDAY, MARCH 25, 2014
SnapRetail Customer Forum
9:00 am - 11:30 am | Hosted & Sponsored by SnapRetail

SPECIAL SHOW FEATURES
BUYER SERVICES AND AMENITIES- Enjoy free continental breakfast and complimentary refreshments each day in the buyer's lounge. Buyers Lounge is located in Booth #248.
GOODY BAG GIVEAWAY - The first 100 stores to arrive at the show on Sunday, March 23 and Monday, March 24 will receive a special tote bag filled with free gifts from many of the show's exhibitors.
FREE FREIGHT MONDAY - Many exhibitors will be offering free freight on orders placed on Monday, March 24 only. A complete list of participating exhibitors will be available at the show registration desk.

ATTENDEE PARKING
Parking Rebate - Boston Gift Show buyers will be reimbursed up to $5 for their parking fee. Buyers will need to present their show badge and parking receipt at the special rebate desk located inside the exhibit hall. Booth #248.

SHUTTLE INFO
HOTEL SHUTTLE SCHEDULE - TO/FROM HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS

 The Holiday Inn Express will offer complimentary shuttle service to the BCEC convention Center on a first come first basis. Guest will need to sign up for the shuttle at the hotel during the offered times.

COURTESY SHUTTLE SERVICE TO HALL A ENTRANCE
► Urban Expositions will provide continuous courtesy shuttles during regular show hours from the South Hall parking lot entrance to the Summer Street/Hall A entrance.

HOTEL INFO
If you need assistance or have any questions regarding our hotel reservations, please contact Connections at 855.246.URBAN.

BUYERS Click Here for discounted hotel rates for the Boston Gift Show.

EXHIBITORS Click Here for discounted hotel rates for the Boston Gift Show.

RULES AND REGULATIONS
The Boston Gift Show is open to the trade only.  To gain admittance to the show as a buyer, you will need to present your personal ID and two forms of the following business ID: business license, business card, tax ID number, invoice, letterhead or paystub. Please note: A personal ID and 1 form of business ID is required for each staff member.
In keeping with the wholesale nature and intent of the show, cash & carry and the sale of merchandise for point for delivery at point of sale are expressly prohibited. No merchandise will be permitted to leave the sales floor.
To maintain the professional environment of the show, children under the age of 14 years and strollers are strongly discouraged.
The photography of any exhibit is expressly prohibited without the written consent of the exhibitor.

FUTURE SHOW DATES
March 22-25, 2015

URBAN EXPOSITIONS SHOW CALENDAR