Vendor slots still available for Feb. 7 Lifestyles EXPO
Event is showcase for all things Alabama & Baldwin
Vendor registrations are still available for the 27th Annual Alabama Lifestyles EXPO, scheduled from 8 a.m. ‘til 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 7 at Caribe Resort in Orange Beach. Registration is $260 for the free event annually attracts more than 3,000, mostly Snowbird attendees. Exhibitor slots often are filled before the event.
“At the current rate of exhibitor registrations, we may run out of exhibitor space,’’ said EXPO coordinator Bill Meadows. “We suggest registering now and making a payment later.
“If you have never participated in an effort to attract winter visitors take note that, they will visit communities traveling through and from the Gulf Coast,’’ Meadows’ added.
Expo attendees can drop passengers off at any one of the three exhibit hall entrances.
The exhibitors represent companies that provide products and services that will improve your quality of life and make your trip to the Gulf Coast more enjoyable. Attendees will have an opportunity to win door prizes, receive free health screenings and collect numerous giveaways. The extensive range of services and information offered also includes sampling from restaurants and hands-on exhibits of all kinds.
The event attracts Snowbird visitors and locals who wish to learn more about what Alabama has to offer in a spacious and beautiful setting. Exhibitors represent companies that provide products and services that make trips to the Gulf Coast more enjoyable. The EXPO is most popular with Snowbirds, but it offers something of interest for all ages.
EXPO Exhibitors receive a complimentary website link on the AlabamaAdvantage.com website (20,800 unique visitors), and exhibitors’ websites are promoted in a newsletter sent to 2,500 email addresses, a list culled from Expo attendees.
“We’ve found that our snowbirds love to take mini-trips. Last year, I met a couple who stayed 28 days in a north Alabama city and visited surrounding areas. Winter visitors are great candidates for relocation. In 2017, a United Van Lines survey showed that Alabama had a 8.6 % gain in people moving to Alabama for retirement.’’
For more registration information, log on to AlabamaAdvantage.com or call 205-222- 2862 or email info@AlabamaAdvantage. com.