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ORLANDO GIFT SHOW INFORMATION

Show Hours & Location
Free Seminars
Special Show Features
OCCC Attendee Parking
Hotel Info
Rules & Regulations
Future Show Dates
Urban Expositions Show Calendar

SHOW HOURS & LOCATION
Orange County Convention Center
North Concourse, Hall A2
9400 Universal Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32819

Saturday, January 25:
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday, January 26:
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Monday, January 27:
9:30 am - 4:00 pm

FREE SEMINARS
See the app CALENDAR for complete details.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 25, 2014
Craft Table Topics (Sponsored by CRAFT)
Lunch & Learn | 12:30PM- 1:30 PM | Location: Show Floor
Table 1: Mobilizing and Updating Your Website
by Rani Richardson, Random Acts of Art

Table 2: Get on the American Craft Week Bandwagon!
by a board member of American Craft Week

Table 3: Making your SHOP LOCAL SMALL BUSINESS campaign work harder for you.
by Ingrid Ann, The Villager & Market on Main

Grow Your Business Using Facebook & Pinterest
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM | presenter: Donna Loader
Location:

SUNDAY, JANUARY 26, 2014
Killer Strategies, Tactics and Techniques To Get Tons Of NEW Customers For Little or No Money!
8:15 - 9:15 AM | Location: N310F
Presenter: Bob Negen - WhizBang! Training

Explode Your Sales! – How to Get the Maximum Bang from Your Marketing Bucks
9:30 am - 10:30 am | | Location: N310F
Presenter: Bob Negen - WhizBang! Training
 
Craft Table Topics (Sponsored by CRAFT)
Lunch & Learn | 12:30PM- 1:30 PM |Location: Show Floor
Table 1: What Story Aren't You Telling?
by Cari Luchau, c.lizzy's

Table 2: Trending- Up: Consumer, Economic and Merchandise Trends Interpreted for Your Craft Business.
by Donna Milstein, Hanson Galleries and Consultant to the Craft Industry

Build a Huge Customer Database AND Create Raving Fans Using the World’s Best (and simplest) Frequent Buyer Program
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Location: N310F
Presenter: Bob Negen - WhizBang! Training
 
MONDAY, JANUARY 27, 2014
Get Productive! Experience Less Stress, Have More Fun, And Get More Done!
8:15 am - 9:15 am | Location: N310F
Presenter: Bob Negen - WhizBang! Training
 
A Deceptively Simple Way to Turn Those Pesky Donation Requests into Money in the Bank!
9:30 am - 10:30 am | Location: N310F
Presenter: Bob Negen - WhizBang! Training
 
Craft Table Topics (Sponsored by CRAFT)
Lunch & Learn | 12:30PM- 1:30 PM | Location: Show Floor
Table 1: How to Maximize your Accessory Business for Greater Volume and Profit
by Donna Milstein, Hanson Galleries and Consultant to the Craft Industry

Table 2: Collaborative Retail Marketing & "The Strengths in Numbers" Strategy
by Cari Luchau, c.lizzy's

SPECIAL SHOW FEATURES
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, January 26. See the list of participating exhibitors by clicking the specials button on the app home page.

Free Freight Monday
 - Many exhibitors will be offering free freight on orders placed on Monday, January 27 only. See the list of participating exhibitors. See the list of participating exhibitors by clicking the specials button on the app home page.

Parking Rebate 
- Bring the parking rebate coupon included in your January 2014 pre-registration packet containing your show badge(s), Orange County Convention Center parking receipt and your January 2014 buyer badge to the parking rebate desk onsite to receive your $5 parking rebate. Parking rebate desk is open from 12:30 – 4:30 pm on Saturday and Sunday and 12:30 to 3:30 pm on Monday.

Orange County Convention Center Attendee Parking
The street address for the North Concourse is 9400 Universal Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32819. 

Parking Rates
The fee for parking at the OCCC is $15.00 per car per entry and $25.00 for oversized vehicles, i.e. buses, per entry. The OCCC accepts cash, traveler's checks, American Express, MasterCard and Visa.

Directions to OCCC Parking Lot
The North/South Building's North/South Concourse parking lot can be accessed by two entrances - Universal Boulevard (north side) or International Drive (south side).  Using the entrance off of Universal Boulevard is encouraged when attending events in the North/South Concourse.  For detailed driving directions, click here.

Handicap-Accessible Parking
All parking at the Orange County Convention Center is available on a first come, first served basis, including accessible parking. Exact numbers of spaces vary from show to show. For a preview of the locations of accessible parking at the OCCC complex, click on the corresponding building name - West Building or North/South Building.

Mobility Scooters
Whether traveling for business or pleasure, as the preferred mobility service partner of the Orange County Convention Center, Scootaround provides a simple, convenient electric scooter, wheelchair and oxygen rental service on-site.

Your mobility device can be reserved in advance and will be waiting for you during your event at one of the Convention Center's Business Centers or it can be delivered to your hotel in Orlando. Daily and weekly rates are available. Operators are available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week at (888) 441-7575. Don't forget to check out the Scootaround website for additional information!

HOTEL INFO
Click here to make an online reservation. If you need assistance or have any questions regarding our hotel reservations, please contact Connections at 855.246- URBAN (8722).

RULES AND REGULATIONS
The Orlando Gift Show and the Orlando Cash & Carry Show are wholesale trade shows for professional retail buyer only.
In order to gain entry to the show as a buyer, each member of your company will need to check in at the registration desk and present their own PERSONAL ID along with their own TWO FORMS of BUSINESS ID in order to validate their Orlando Gift Show buyer badge. Two forms of business ID may include:

Each staff member must also validate their badge by providing their Personal Photo ID and ONE (1) of the following:

If a staff member cannot produce proper business credentials to register as a buyer or to validate their show badge, they may gain entry to the show as a GUEST, and will be subject to pay a $20 GUEST FEE.

Please note: Registration is FREE to qualified buyers. There is a $20 GUEST FEE for all guests accompanied by a registered buyer, including children 14 and under.
If you need to make changes to your badge, you can do so quickly at the registration desk.
In keeping with the wholesale nature and intent of the show, the sale of merchandise for delivery at point of sale are expressly limited to the Orlando Cash & Carry Show. No other merchandise will be permitted to leave the exhibit hall.

To maintain the professional environment of the show, children under the age of 14 are strongly discouraged and will be subject to a $20 guest fee. No strollers will be admitted onto the show floor.

The photography of any exhibit is expressly prohibited without written consent of the exhibitor.

FUTURE SHOW DATES
July 26-28, 2014
Orlando Gift Show & Orlando Cash & Carry Show
Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL

URBAN EXPOSITIONS SHOW CALENDAR