In with the New

Nov 9, 2016

"363X277SLTS2016-01"If you haven’t been to the Sports Licensing and Tailgate Show (SLTS) in a while, you will want to make plans to be there Jan. 17-19 in Las Vegas.

The show has grown year over year and has become unrecognizable from compared to just a few years ago. This year’s show floor will be the largest to date, with nearly 400 exhibiting licensees, approximately 100 of which will be new.

What’s New?
In addition to the first-time exhibitors, attendees will also see new features such as the Sideline Skills Zone, presented by NFLPA. The show will also host a keynote address and hot breakfast for the first time, along with two new seminars focusing on industry trends. Buyers can also browse new products, which will be located in the New Product Zone, before hitting the show floor.

This is all under the leadership of new SLTS Vice President and Show Director Pat Hus, who has been the director of the Interbike trade show for more than 5 years, after 35 years in the bike industry.

“I think my background from all sides of the business has helped prepare me for the role I am in now,” Hus says. “I am really excited to be joining the Sports Licensing team and working together to make this show even better.”

The Sports Licensing and Tailgate Show takes place Jan. 17-19, 2017 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Qualified buyers can register in advance at