Sports Licensing and Tailgate Show 2019

Event contact title
Sales Director
Event contact first name
Matt
Event contact last name
Lawson
Email
matt.lawson@emeraldexpo.com
Event contact telephone number
(813) 531-7760
Description

Held January 22-24, 2019 in Las Vegas, the Sports Licensing and Tailgate Show is the premier event for brand owners, licensors, licensees and retailers interested in sports licensed products. 

Attendees will have the chance to see nearly 400 exhibiting companies, representing every possible product category. All of the professional leagues and collegiate teams will be represented. Licensors returning will be IMG Collegiate Licensing, Learfield Licensing Partners, National Hockey League and NBA Properties Inc. among others.

Attendee information
Who can attend:

This is a Trade only event – qualified buyers and industry professionals only. This show is NOT open to the public. No one under the age of 16 (including infants) is allowed on the show floor.

The show attracts buyers from all types of retailers: specialty shops, fan shops, department stores, sporting goods stores, online retailers, collectibles and gift stores. Retailers that attended in 2018 include: Academy Sports & Outdoors, Amazon.com, Belk Inc., Dick’s Sporting Goods, Dunham’s Sports, Fanatics, Hibbett Sports, JC Penney, Lids, Pottery Barn Teen, Rally House, Wal-Mart, Zulily and many more. 

The 2018 show saw dramatic growth in the collegiate licensing segment. In addition to hundreds of college bookstore buyers, including Follett and Barnes & Noble College Booksellers, there were nearly 200 college licensing departments in attendance.

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