Registration is open for the 11th annual Sports Licensing and Tailgate Show (SLTS) which will take place Jan. 17-19 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Qualified buyers can register for free before Oct. 14. Retailers can register today to save $60. Exhibitors will receive information this week on how to register for badges.
More than 300 licensees have already signed up to exhibit, offering the latest fan gear to expand retailers’ product offerings. Returning licensors include the Collegiate Licensing Co. (CLC), Learfield Licensing Partners, NASCAR, Fermata Partners, National Hockey League, National Basketball Association, NFL Players Association and Chelsea Football Club.
In addition to the broadest product offering available, other highlights for the 2017 show include:
License To Buy Show Specials Program – This exclusive rebate program gives you money back on orders placed at the show. Last year, 54 exhibitors participated and the show gave back $55,000 in rebates to buyers.
Sideline Skills Zone, presented by NFL Players Inc. – NEW this year! This is an all-new activation area presented by NFL Players Inc. Stop by to get autographs and photos, and even compete against some of your favorite NFL players.
Industry Keynote & Breakfast – NEW this year — For the first time, an industry expert will make a keynote presentation during the show, served up with a hot breakfast.
New Product Zone – NEW this year — See exhibitors’ newest products before you even enter the show floor in the New Product Zone.
Networking – There will be plenty of chances to catch up with old friends and make new connections during the show. The Opening Night Party, sponsored by NFL Players Inc., will take place again in the Sports Lounge at 5 p.m. on Jan. 17.
Tailgate Zone – This special exhibit area is home to more than 25 companies, with all of the non-licensed merchandise your customers need for tailgating — coolers, chairs, tents, games and more.