Held January 16-18, 2020 in Las Vegas, the Sports Licensing and Tailgate Show is the premier event for licensors, licensees, retailers and colleges interested in 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 Collegiate Licensing Company, NASCAR, National Hockey League
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 2019
The 2019 show continued to grow in the collegiate licensing segment. In addition to hundreds of college bookstore buyers, including Follett and Barnes & Noble College Booksellers, there were more than 150 college licensing departments in attendance.
The Sports Licensing & Tailgate Show is produced by Emerald Expositions. Formerly Nielsen Expositions, Emerald Expositions is a leading operator of business-to-business tradeshows in the United States, producing over 85 tradeshows and conference events per year connecting buyers and sellers across nine diversified markets, including general merchandise, sports, hospitality and retail design, jewelry, photography, decorated apparel, building, healthcare
Other Emerald Expositions Sports & Retail events include Outdoor Retailer, ASD, Imprinted Sportswear Shows, Interbike, Surf Expo, Surtex, Internet Retailer Conferences, and the National Stationery Show. This crossover allows Emerald customers to benefit from the synergies between the retail, sports, general merchandise and sports licensing & tailgate events. Click here to view all of Emerald Expositions’ events.
Senior Vice President, Sports Group: Marisa Nicholson
Sales Director: Matt Lawson
Marketing Director: Nikki Puckett
Order Entry Manager: Sara Burns
Vice President, Operations: Cathy Griffith
Operations Manager: Laura Ouimet
Operations Coordinator: Kathryn Markham