The Gay Market Remains Strong in Tenuous Economy

The 16th Original GLBT EXPO, the oldest and largest Business and Entertainment Event for the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Community is back for an unprecedented 16th years, Saturday March 21 and Sunday March 22, 2009 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center, 11th Avenue & W 38th St, New York City. The Expo referred to as “The Gay Expo”, is set to break all attendance records for 2009.

Every idea, product and contact to improve the lifestyle and business edge for the Gay attendees is available. Gay Consumers are tops in spending, education and travel- Over 350 Fortune 1000 companies as well as smaller, entrepreneurial companies exhibit and sponsor this historic event because they recognize that the Gay Community is brand loyal, loves to entertain and are prolific consumers. Companies from the fields of health, investments, food and beverage, financial, travel, communications, fashion, entertainment… will be on hand to meet the 21,000 + attendees from the Gay Community. Last year attendees came from 41 states and 38 countries.

Rainbow Wedding Network, the premier GLBT Wedding Show, will take place on the Expo floor and will have a huge selection of everything needed for a “Gay Wedding”. The Gay Community spends thousands of dollars on wedding and commitment ceremonies. Exhibitors include: florists, honeymoon travel, clergy, wedding planners, photographers, gowns and tuxedos, wedding venues, musicians and fertility clinics.

The Passport Magazine’s Travel Show – Be inspired and explore Exotic destinations from around the globe showcasing the best locations to vacation all available for the Gay Community! A recent survey conducted by the RDP Group indicated that over 52% of people surveyed travel more than 3 x per year for pleasure.

2 Days of Nightlife, the show’s famed, non-stop entertainment spectacular featuring award winning performers. Go to: http://originalglbtexpo.com for headliners.

Gay Film Festival in our exclusive Video Lounge, attendees can view the latest in GLBT films and shorts and meet the actors and writers in person. Presented in cooperation with Long Island and Rhode Island Gay & Lesbian Film Festival.

Instinct Magazine and 360 Vodka are presenting a “business mixer and networking event” as a kick-off for the Original GLBT Expo 3/19/09 at the HK Lounge. Go to www.instinctmagazine.com/events for times and location.

WHEN: Saturday, March 21, 2009-11am-7pm and Sunday, March 22, 2009-12noon-6pm

WHERE: Jacob Javits Convention Center-W 38th St. & 11th Ave. New York City, NY

1 comment:

Sinnerviewer said...

I wish we had one of these in Atlanta. It sounds fantastic!