The Sports Licensing and Tailgate Show Looking For 50 Rising Star Retailers

The Sports Licensing and Tailgate Show, has unveiled its Rising Star retailer recognition program, which honors 50 stores in 50 states for creating the hottest, coolest, most innovative environments for sports licensing and tailgating products. The Rising Star Awards will be presented during the Sports Licensing and Tailgate Show at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, January 20 – 22, 2010.

The Sports Licensing and Tailgate Show will be reaching out this summer to manufacturers, distributors, leagues and licensees to create a pool of nominees for the awards, which will recognize individual stores that rise to the challenge of complex and dynamic economic times. A nomination form is currently available on the show’s web site at: Up to five stores may be nominated on a single form.

Since you are the tailgaters doing it week in and week out, you know the best places to buy your favorite gear.  So to help your favorite store get the recognition it deserves, nominate them and they could be off to Las Vegas to enjoy the fruits of their labor.

50 retailers – one in each state will be flown in all-expenses-paid and feted at the show in January as part of an effort to strengthen ties and create vital networking opportunities within the sports licensing and tailgate industry.

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