Q: Is the 2023 Alaska Wholesale Gift Show going to be held?
A: Yes, the Live event will be held January 18-20, 2023 at the Dena’ina Convention Center in downtown Anchorage, Alaska. A Virtual version has been added, currently scheduled for April 18-22, 2023.
PRINTED SHOW GUIDE
Q: Are you going to publish a printed guide for the Alaska Wholesale Gift Show?
A: Yes, we publish a hard copy guide which is given to all Buyers attending the Show. A PDF version is available for download on the Wholesale Show website. Deadline for the Printed Show Guide is December 15, 2022. Exhibitors must have their applications submitted and booth assignments by this date to be included in the Printed Guide.
Q: What is the 2023 Online Marketplace?
A: The Alaska Wholesale Gift Show Online Marketplace replaces the Alaska Gift Show website for the 2023 season. We will invite Buyers to register and attend the Online Marketplace just like we do every year for the in-person event. The website will be online throughout the year but will have the most activity during the event week. The will be several online events throughout the year.
Q: What is the difference in the Online Marketplace packages?
A: You can participate in the Online Marketplace several different ways. A basic line listing as an Exhibitor is $100. If you want to use photos, videos, downloadable documents, host Zoom meetings etc. then choose the Marketplace Package that has the features you desire. In general, you get more images, videos, features and available space as you increase in price.
Q: How can I use Virtual Meeting software, like Zoom with the Online Marketplace? Can I meet with clients online?
A: Yes. Purchase the Gold Marketplace package. Decide on how you want to use the Virtual Meeting software, for instance, to meet with a single person, schedule meetings at specific times, host a group meeting etc. Set up your meeting using the software and provide us with the meeting link and access. We will build the links into your Online Marketplace Exhibitor listing.
Q: How is YOUTUBE used in the Online Marketplace?
A: YOUTUBE is the video engine we are using for the Online Marketplace. Your video is uploaded to the Alaska Wholesale Gift Show YOUTUBE account and then linked to your Exhibitor Page. This means that your video will be available to be viewed on YOUTUBE enabled devices worldwide.
Q: How do I make a video for YOUTUBE?
A: YOUTUBE videos can be made using many types of equipment, from cellular phones to more elaborate, professional video gear. Video requirements for YOUTUBE can be found online at https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/4603579?hl=en
If you have any additional questions, please contact Ed Glavinic @ firstname.lastname@example.org