The highlight of the conference is 30-minute private, scheduled appointments with Distributor buyers visiting each Manufacturer’s living room suite.

Manufacturers set up their living room suites to combine merchandising display with exhibits, sample product, literature and information to assist Distributor buyers in purchasing retail displays, supplier promotions, new products and targeted assortments. The GMC is a great venue for both new group suppliers and long-time group vendors.


Attending Vendor

“The most effective use of time and resources our company devotes to the trade show portion of our business.”

Attending Vendor

"I truly believe this is the single most effective format going on anywhere in the industry. Other buying groups should learn from this.”

Attending Distributor

“The Group Merchandising Conference is an excellent way to accomplish quality business interaction between manufacturers and distributors. I know of no other industry event where so much business can occur in such a short period of time.”

Attending Distributor

“By far the best conference I have attended so far. The meeting format was excellent and the one-on-one attention from the manufacturers was very effective.”

What are one-on-one meetings for?


Believe it's essential for closing a deal.


Believe it is the key factor for forming long-term professional relationships.


Believe it's the most effective
way to meet new clients.


What Did Attendees Say?

● 100% Believe it was an effective way to bring Buyers and Manufacturers together.

● 100% Received valuable information from their meetings.

● 96% Recognized the quality of conference specials.


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