BROOMFIELD, Colo.—THE NBM SHOW Philadelphia at the end of August was a smashing success, according to its organizers.
“As is often the case in the Northeast, it was a buying show and buyers showed up to do business,” read a post-event letter sent out to attendees by Sue Hueg, vice president of NBM EVENTS and Dave Pomeroy, vice president of publishing and markets for National Business Media.
The letter also pointed ahead to 2016, announcing that THE NBM SHOW will be returning to the city of Baltimore August 18–20, 2016.
Others who participated describe the Philadelphia show as “well attended,” with “strong traffic” and “quality buyers.”
But THE NBM SHOW isn’t ready to put 2015 in the rear view mirror just yet. In fact, the next show will be held in NBM’s own back yard. On Friday and Saturday, Oct. 2 and 3, THE NBM SHOW comes to the Crown Plaza Denver International Airport Convention Center, only a few miles from NBM’s Broomfield, Colorado, headquarters. While the company has hosted shows in Denver before, it’s the first time for THE NBM SHOW, which serves the three graphics-related markets represented in three of NBM’s magazines: Sign & Digital Graphics, Awards & Engraving and Printwear.
“One of our greatest responsibilities at NBM is to ensure that our events, magazines, and newsletters bring up to date information and create unique opportunities for everyone we serve,” says Hueg. “Our events are scheduled regionally around the U.S. to offer buyers and sellers a place to meet face-to-face. We chose to produce THE NBM SHOW 2-DAY in Denver because we wanted to offer this same opportunity to those who live and work in the Rocky Mountain region and who couldn’t travel to the other cities.”
As always at THE NBM SHOW, attendees can choose to participate in classroom training sessions as well as learning opportunities right on the show floor. Denco Sales and Next Level Apparel are teaming up to host the After Hours networking reception on Friday evening, and apparel company SanMar will be sponsoring coffee near its booth each morning, according to Katie Stocker, trade show sales manager for Printwear.
“There is an exciting energy about the Denver show, and we actually had a waiting list on the exhibitor side,” Stocker says. “Folks can’t wait to see what kind of opportunities they have to reach buyers and decorators in the Rocky Mountain region.”
Stocker’s counterparts, Damon Cincotta at Sign & Digital Graphics and Brandy Jamison-Neth, executive trade show sales manager for Awards & Engraving, said they’re hearing the same thing from their exhibitors: They’re excited to be coming to the Mile High City.
Registration for THE NBM SHOW-Denver is free and includes training and networking activities. For more information and to register visit www.THENBMSHOW.com/Denver-2015.