Entries tagged with: Halloween Party Expo

Recapping the 2017 Halloween & Party Expo

Vendors, buyers cite mermaids, emojis and Star Wars among influencers for ‘17 (Click on the image for more photos from HPE) Costume manufacturers and distributors typically have a pretty good bead on the pulse of Halloween enthusiasts. However, predicting the future is never an exact science. The top party, costume and balloon vendors in the business gathered at the 2017 Halloween & Party Expo in New Orleans, which took place Jan. 14-17. Halloween Industry Association…  » Read more

Party industry’s top companies gather in New Orleans for Halloween & Party Expo

As Halloween & Party Expo came to a close, the feedback from New Orleans showcased strong buying activity for the upcoming year, both from domestic and international buyers. This year’s event was held Jan. 14-17, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.  With over 350 exhibitors on the floor debuting new lines for year-round costuming, party and celebration, Halloween and Party Expo buyers fulfilled their buying goals, discovered new trends, and found new merchandise to…  » Read more

Halloween & Party Expo exhibitor list tops 350, including five newcomers

As the Halloween season kicks into high gear, the Halloween & Party Expo has announced some returning exhibitors, as well as some news ones, for the 2017 show, set for Jan. 14-17, 2017, at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. The event, known for being the most comprehensive event in Halloween & Party, continues to raise the bar with the selection of product and services for Halloween, Haunt and Party industries. The 2017 event,…  » Read more

Halloween & Party Expo announces partnership with ScareLA

Halloween & Party Expo has announced a new collaborative relationship with ScareLA — the comprehensive consumer event for Halloween — to begin in 2017. The two events will share industry insight and join forces on content development for their respective shows, in order to enhance customer experience, enable growth and innovation, and deliver even better value across the industry as leaders in Halloween B2B and B2C events, respectively. “We are excited to work more closely…  » Read more

Halloween & Party Expo announces Progressive Party Europe magazine as international media partner

Urban Expositions and the Halloween Industry Association, organizers of Halloween & Party Expo (the largest show for the Halloween, party and costumes industries), has appointed Progressive Party Europe magazine as its International Media Partner for the 2017 show and beyond. “Progressive Party Europe has been a strong media partner for a number of years now, supporting Halloween & Party Expo,” said Liz Irving, marketing director. “They have been responsible for a large uplift in international…  » Read more

Halloween & Party Expo Buyer Registration and Hotels Now Open

All the pieces are coming together for the Halloween & Party Expo (HPE) in Houston, Texas, Jan. 25-28. Eighty percent of previous exhibitors have already reserved their booth space, and now buyers of all things party-, costume-, fantasy- and Halloween-related can register for the 2014 show by visiting and clicking the “Register” button in the top right corner of their screen. The Hotels page of the Halloween & Party Expo website includes a variety…  » Read more