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Southern Shows Inc. announces sale of six shows

DECEMBER 22, 2016
On Wednesday, Southern Shows Inc. announced that it has sold six of the eighteen shows it currently produces to Marketplace Events LLC, the largest producer of home and garden events in North America. 

The six events are:
* The Southern Christmas Show, Charlotte
* The Southern Spring Home & Garden Show, Charlotte
*The Southern Ideal Home Shows in Charlotte, Greensboro, and the spring and fall editions in Raleigh.
Southern Shows Inc. will continue to own and produce the 11-show Women's Show Series, and the Southern Farm Show.
To help with the transition to new ownership, Southern Shows Inc. will continue to manage, on behalf of Marketplace Events, the next three purchased events.  Those events are:
* The Southern Spring Home and Garden Show, February 24-26 and March 3-5, 2017,  Charlotte
* The Southern Ideal Home Show, March 24-26, 2017, Greensboro
* The Southern Ideal Home Show, April 7-9, 2017, Raleigh.

For the official announcement of the transaction, you may visit this link News Release.  If you currently exhibit in any of the shows that were purchased, you should have already received details.

We are pleased that Marketplace Events LLC, a company with excellent leadership, experience, and resources, has committed to continue the events in the quality manner that Southern Shows Inc. has established over many years.  To find out more about Marketplace Events visit
David J Zimmerman
Southern Shows Inc.
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