Retailers and manufacturers to gather in Grand Rapids, Mich. on Feb. 22 to kick off the 32nd annual trade show.
Abraham & Sons has announced its 32nd Vendor Exhibit & Trade Show, set for Feb. 22 & 23, 2018 at DeVos Place in Grand Rapids, Mich.
The theme for this year’s show is “SAS BRINGING YOU THE GREATEST HITS OF CONVENIENCE RETAILING” – a Country Music theme!
With more than 288 manufacturers including 27 new manufacturers and 460 new items, retailers will see first-hand what is a must for their convenience stores by visiting 184 show booths. The show opens on Thursday, Feb. 22 at 9 a.m. for multi-store owners and 2 p.m. for all customers. The show continues Friday, Feb. 23 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
“In case you didn’t know” …country music sensation Brett Young will perform live in concert at 20 Monroe Live Thursday, Feb. 22 during our Stage Lights/City Nights country concert. A few of Brett’s hit songs include “Like I Loved You,” “Sleep without You,” “In Case You Didn’t Know” and “Mercy.”
The show will have a new floor plan featuring the SAS Grand Ole C-Store for those customers who are looking for a quick snack or meal on the go. The store will feature “better for you” items and sizzling new merchandising and foodservice concepts. Customers will also learn how to maximize selling space and profits with the newest ideas in merchandising. Some of the C-Store offerings include Fresh Bite Café, F’Real, Alligator Ice, Crescendo self-serve Espresso equipment, Nitrogen infused cold coffee, Peppers Smoothie, Hot Off the Grill, Champs Chicken, Piccadilly Circus, Fruit Ridge Farms sandwiches and Beantown coffee just to name a few.
For further information, please contact Kaye Powell, vice president, trade relations and event planning – [email protected].