Dolphin Promotions have sold the long-running ‘Miami National Antiques Show & Sale’ to US Antique Shows, a division of consumer and tradeshow producers GLM.
The acquisition adds a sixth event to
US Antique Shows' portfolio of art, antiques and jewellery shows
across America, which also includes Antique Jewelry & Watch
Shows in LA, Las Vegas, New York and Miami Beach, as well
as The Original Miami Beach Antique Show, the 800-dealer
event running from January 31 to February 4.
The Miami National Antiques
Show, now in its 36th year, is one of the longest running of
the winter season Florida fairs, averaging around 150 exhibitors
annually. The last fair under Dolphin Promotions took place last
month and US Antique Shows will organise it for the first time from
January 24-26, 2014, at the same venue, the Miami Airport
The deal means that US Antique Shows
will be producing two large, long-running fairs in Miami back to
back during this important winter season in South Florida, at which
many European dealers exhibit.
Andrea Canady, US Antiques Director of
Business Development, said: "Because of the Miami National show's
proximity to The Original Miami Beach Antique Show, many
dealers and buyers participate in both events. Producing both shows
will allow us to develop more distinct and comprehensive selling
opportunities for dealers, while broadening the reach for each of
these two well-established events."