Affordable Shopping Destination Market Week

Affordable Shopping Destination Market Week

Affordable Shopping Destination Market Week with Vic Carretti, Business Development for ASD Affordable Shopping Destination Market Week. ASD Market Week features thousands of exhibitors and attracts 45,000 buyers twice a year. ASD Market Week is the leading event for low-to-mid-level merchandisers and was voted “Trade Show of the Year” by TSNN Trade Show News. Nearly 3,000 vendors from department stores to convenience stores, from college book stores to general stores from grocery store distributors to fashion boutique stores and many more attend to find unique merchandise that will set their business apart.

Affordable Shopping Destination Market Week

ASD began as a military surplus trade show in 1961. In fact, ASD at one time was the abbreviation for Associated Surplus Dealers. This west coast trade group was founded by Walter Fletcher and began as small trade shows held in Santa Monica, Ca. ASD added Associated Merchandise Dealers (AMD) to their name: “ASD/AMD Trade Shows”.

About ASD Market Week
ASD Market Week is a 55+ year old B2B trade show held twice annually, bringing the world’s widest variety of merchandise together in one efficient consumer-goods trade show. Loaded with quality choices at every price point, ASD showcases the widest selection of highest margin products with nine separate shows under 19 retail categories and over 2,700 vendors. For more information, visit www.asdonline.com.

About Emerald Expositions
ASD Market Week is owned and operated by Emerald Expositions, a leading operator of business‐to‐business trade shows in the United States. The company currently operates more than 55 trade shows, as well as numerous other face‐to‐face events. In 2018, Emerald’s events connected over 500,000global attendees and exhibitors and occupied more than 6.9 million NSF of exhibition space. Emerald Expositions has been recognized with many awardsand accolades that reflect its industry leadership as well as the importance of its shows to the exhibitors and attendees it serves.