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BASEBALL TRADE SHOW ● ORLANDO

General Information

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin
Photo courtesy of the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort.

The 2017 Baseball Trade Show will take place Dec. 11-13 at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort in Orlando, Florida. A gateway to Walt Disney World® Resort, Florida, and Orlando's famed parks, the 87-acre lakefront property resort that overlooks Lake Buena Vista's Crescent Lake is a leisurely stroll away from Epcot® and Disney's Hollywood Studios® and brief ride away from "The Most Magical Place On Earth" and other signature attractions, including Disney Springs®, International Drive, Universal Studios, Islands of Adventure and Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park. On property, the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort is the ultimate escape. The award-winning property is complete with specialty shops, restaurants, spas, pools, tranquil waterways, art and tropical landscaping.

Bringing the most influential minds in the baseball business together under one roof, the Baseball Trade Show encompasses everything Minor League Baseball and Major League Baseball have to offer. This trade show, spanning three days, is held in conjunction with the Baseball Winter Meetings. Join baseball executives and staff, media, exhibitors and job seekers from around the world as they converge at the Baseball Winter Meetings to network with peers, fill job and internship vacancies, attend informational workshops, discuss innovative industry trends and ideas and exchange best practices. Signature events include the PBEO Job Fair, Banquet, Awards Luncheon, Bob Freitas Business Seminar, Baseball Trade Show and Gala.

Who Attends

The Baseball Trade Show is attended by baseball professionals from owners and general managers, to stadium operations personnel and retail merchandise buyers. Representatives from Minor League Baseball and Major League Baseball will be in attendance.

What attendees are shopping for

More than 80 percent of attendees come to the Baseball Trade Show to SHOP!

Representatives check out the latest baseball-related products on the market and make purchases for player apparel and equipment, retail merchandise, promotional items, marketing services, entertainment, stadium needs and much more. The following numbers reveal the percentage of attendees shopping in each product category.

Promotional Products/Giveaway Items ..................................................................................................................................... 69%
Retail — Apparel & Merchandise .............................................................................................................................................. 47%
Player Equipment & Uniforms .................................................................................................................................................... 30%
Entertainment — Gameday, Inflatables, Fireworks, Talent .................................................................................................... 29%
Concessions — Food & Beverage, Carts, Services ............................................................................................................... 20%
Stadium Equipment — Seating, Video/Scoreboards, Padding, Turf ................................................................................... 19%
Ticketing Software or Tickets ...................................................................................................................................................... 9%
Other — Architecture, Marketing & Internet Services, Education ......................................................................................... 7%


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For more information regarding this event, contact Eileen Sahin-Murphy at TradeShow@MiLB.com.

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