San Francisco Market

SF MARKET 2016 SHOW INFORMATION

Show Hours & Location
Show Categories & Location
Free Seminars
Special Show Features
Transportation Rebate Program
Hotel Info
Shuttle Info
Public Transportation
Rules & Regulations
New Exhibitors
What’s New for 2016
Handmade Resource List
Green By Design                 
Fair Trade Resource List
Made In America Resource List
On-Going Show Specials
Stay For The Last Day Specials
Future Show Dates
Urban Expositions Show Calendar

SHOW HOURS & LOCATION
Moscone Center – North Hall
747 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

Friday, January 8:        9 AM - 6 PM
Saturday, January 9:    9 AM - 6 PM
Sunday, January 10:    9 AM - 6 PM
Monday, January 11:    9 AM - 2 PM

SHOW CATEGORY LOCATIONS
For optimum buying convenience all exhibitors will be categorized in the following divisions on the show floor.

NORTH HALL

Design
General Gift
Home & Garden
Makers’ Market
Outdoor Living
Pairings
Personal Style
Tabletop, Gourmet & Housewares
Treasures to Go
Village Arts
Vintage Collection

FREE SEMINARS & NETWORKING EVENTS
All Programs will be held in the North Hall of Moscone Center. See the app CALENDAR for complete details.

Friday, January 8, 2016

2016 Future Color/Design Trends: Innovation and Impact
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM | Presented by: Leatrice Eiseman, Executice Director of Pantone Color Institute

Saturday, January 9, 2016

Retail Roundtable: What Does It Mean to Be Retail Ready in 2016 and Beyond? 
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM | Presented by: Lynn Switanowski, president, Creative Business Consulting Group
 
SF Market Show Social
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM | Shop and socialize Mix and mingle with vendors while enjoying complimentary refreshments and hors d’oeuvres on the show floor.


Sunday, January 10, 2016

Marketing to Boomers and Millennials – The Key to Growing Your Retail Sales 
2:00 PM - 3:00 pm | Presented by: Lynn Switanowski, president, Creative Business Consulting Group
 
 

SPECIAL SHOW FEATURES:

HOME & GARDEN EXTENDS ITS OFFERINGS TO INCLUDE OUTDOOR LIVING RESOURCES
SF Market will spotlight Outdoor Living products that complement the show’s existing selection of home and garden offerings, including outdoor accessories,  casual furniture, seasonal products and more.

 

“PAIRINGS” SHOWCASE SPOTLIGHTS REGIONAL FOOD, WINE & CRAFT BEER RESOURCES
SF Market has always been a resource for wine-related products – ranging from bar accessories and stemware to apparel and more. The new Pairings showcase will spotlight regional food, wine and craft beer resources and a range of gourmet specialties and accessories. See the newest introductions and designs perfect for wineries, gifts, gourmet shops and others seeking ways to add a local level of sophistication to their stores.
MAKERS’ MARKET
Bringing together artisans and designers showcasing hand-styled crafts in all media, the Makers’ Market product section will connect you with artisans offering unique handcrafted designs across all categories, including tabletop, ceramics, textiles, home décor, jewelry, apparel and much more. Be sure to check out the special display area highlighting the exhibiting artisans and vote for the “Best Maker.”

TRANSPORTATION REBATE PROGRAM WITH NEW EXPRESSPASS REGISTRATION
To make your show registration and entry easier than ever, we’re introducing a BRAND NEW pre-registration procedure of the SF Market. Rather than receiving your badge by mail, receive your ExpressPass™ via email. Simply bring your ExpressPass™ to the show, scan it with our onsite readers, and quickly print out your badge(s) when you arrive. Stop by the show's rebate desk and present your brand new ExpressPass™, buyer badge and parking/transportation receipt to receive a rebate of up to $10!

LAUNCHING PAD PRODUCT PREVIEW AREA
Before stepping onto the show floor, be sure to explore the 'Launching Pad' Product Preview Area located in the North Hall Lower lobby at the bottom of the escalators. Here you will get a sneak preview of new introductions and best-selling designs they'll see on the show floor. 

SHOW SPECIALS
A number of exhibitors will be offering various savings on their lines and other discounts during all four days of the show. Click here to see the list of participating exhibitors.

SPOTLIGHT ON FAIR TRADE, ECO-FRIENDLY, HANDMADE & MADE IN AMERICA PRODUCTS: Fair Trade, Eco-friendly, Handmade and Made In America products are key growth areas for SF Market. 

FAIR TRADE RESOURCE LIST
Click here to see the list of companies with products that meet the Fair Trade Certification Standards.

GREEN BY DESIGN RESOURCE LIST
Click here to see the list of companies with organic, energy-efficient products or products made from recyclable materials.

HANDMADE RESOURCE LIST
Click here to see the list of companies with handmade in the USA products or international handcrafted items.

MADE IN AMERICA
Click here to see the list of companies with made in the USA products.

NEW EXHIBITORS
SF Market continues to welcome new, first-time exhibitors.  Click here to see!

WHAT’S NEW FOR 2016?
You come to market to see what’s new, what’s fresh! Click here to see the companies offering new lines, new introductions, etc. for the winter 2016 show.

STAY FOR THE LAST DAY SPECIALS
Be sure to keep shopping on Monday, January 11 when many exhibitors will be offering additional savings and discounts on orders placed on the last day of the show. The specials will only be available on Monday, January 11.  Click here to see the list of participating exhibitors.

HOTEL INFO
If you need assistance or have any questions regarding our hotel reservations, please contact Connections at 855.246.URBAN (8722)

Buyers Click Here for discounted hotel rates for SF Market.
Exhibitors Click Here for discounted hotel rates for SF Market.

FOOD SERVICE
There are a number of food service areas in Moscone Center.

SF MARKET SHOW OFFICE
If you need to speak with SF Market sales team or Urban Expositions show management, please come the show office located in North Hall. You can also contact us by calling 415-978-3600.

SF MARKET SHUTTLE BUS SCHEDULE TO SELECT AREA HOTELS & SOBEL BUILDING:
Service provided between Moscone Center and select hotels.
Friday - Sunday:              8:00 am – 7:00 pm
Monday:                                  8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Look for more information coming soon!

Route 2:  Shuttle to the Sobel Building
The Sobel Building will be providing shuttle service to/from Moscone Center. For information on the Sobel Building Shuttle, call 415-552-8720.

Look for more information coming soon!

TAXI & LOCAL TRANSPORTATION
MUNI/BART
For free up-to-the-minute, real-time departures for MUNI and Bart, call 5-1-1 and say “Public Transportation” or “Departure Times”. Public transportation serves all show locations and all city neighborhoods.  Stops for MUNI and BART are 1-2 blocks away from the Moscone Center on the Concourse.  Fares vary with the destination.

GOLDEN GATE TRANSIT
For Golden Gate Transit information, dial 5-1-1 (toll-free) or 415-455-2000 (outside the Bay Area) for both bus and ferry service. Buses travel from the city to Marin County, ferries from the City to Lakespur and Sausalito. For more information, visit www.goldengatetransit.org.

FERRIES
Ferries arrive in San Francisco at the Ferry Building. Walk through the Ferry Building and exit onto Embarcadero Blvd. Cross the street to a streetcar platform. Catch the F-Line streetcar and take it down Market Street to Third Street. Disembark. From Market Street, take Third Street and walk down two blocks.

SAM TRANS
A SamTrans Customer Service Representative can help plan your trip or answer questions about the SamTrans system. The center is open every day. Call 1-800-660-4287 or visit www.samtrans.com. Sam Trans runs from the Peninsula (South Bay) to the City.

AC Transit
Dial 511 and say, "AC Transit," to speak with a person about route information including time points, destinations, or trip planning. AC Transit is open Monday through Friday - 7:00am to 7:00pm, Saturday and Sunday, 9 am to 5pm.

TAXI SERVICE
Yellow Cab – 415-626-2345
Veterans Cab – 415-552-1300
DeSoto Cab – 415.673.1414

AIRPORT
Please visit www.flysfo.com to see a complete listing of transportation services available to and from the San Francisco International Airport.

 

RULES AND REGULATIONS

 

FUTURE SHOW DATES
August 27-29, 2016
SF Market
Moscone Center
San Francisco, CA

URBAN EXPOSITIONS SHOW CALENDAR