Southern Wholesale Gift Show


The semi-annual Southern Wholesale Gift Show (SWGS) debuts in Lafayette, Louisiana, this summer, ready to welcome buyers and sellers to the “Happiest City in the USA!”

“We’re so excited about this show and we know all our exhibitors and buyers will benefit from this experience. Buyers will find unique gift items, exhibitors will find new customers and everyone will have fun enjoying the Cajun culture, food and activities of South Louisiana (Acadiana/Lafayette),” said Robert Benoit, SWGS president.

Show dates are Saturday and Sunday, July 22-23, at the Cajun Dome Convention Center, right in the heart of Acadiana. Read about the show, link to the Cajun Dome and see what’s going on in the area right from the show’s site:

Move-in for exhibitors starts on Thursday, July 20, at 12 noon CST. “Exhibitors can claim their booth space now online or order by mail. We have generous discounts and incentives, and we’re working to make this show fun, profitable and stress-free for all our exhibitors,” Benoit said. Buyers can register online too and learn about the exhibitors and their products.

The SWGS has partnered with the Hilton Garden Inn right across the street from the Cajun Dome so visiting buyers and exhibitors will find great rates and the best in comfort and convenience.

The SWGS will also publish the “Let’s Shop! The Southern Wholesale Gift Show Magazine” and hold a special luncheon for members of the media Friday, July 21, at 1:00 p.m. “We invite all the media to come meet our exhibitors, see all the activity and get to know this first-of-its-kind show right here in Lafayette,” Benoit said.

Exhibitors, buyers, media members and others with questions, please visit the SWGS site at , email Benoit at or call him direct at 850.686.7485 or the SWGS office at 800.409.5727.

We’ll see you at the show!