What’s NEW for 2018

Check out everything that is NEW this JIS October

  • NEW MIAMI BEACH CONVENTION CENTER – This is the first JIS October Show to take place in the Miami Beach Convention Center after a $620 million renovation and upgrade project. The venue closed after the October 2016 show and hasn’t been open to its full capacity (all four halls) since.
  • NEW CO-LOCATION WITH THE CENTURION SOUTH BEACH SHOW - Co-located for the first time ever, the Centurion South Beach Show will take place in its own pavilion in Hall D of the the Miami Beach Convention Center, alongside JIS. JIS Buyer badges are accepted as entry into the Centurion South Beach Show.
  • NEW EXHIBITORS - More than 100 NEW exhibitors are already signed on to exhibit. See who’s NEW to the Show >>
  • NEW SIZE - As of July 2017, the show is already 30% larger than the JIS October 2017 Show, and continues to grow daily!
  • NEW ITALIAN PAVILION EXHIBITORS - The largest Italian Pavilion in JIS history, 50% larger than last year.
  • NEW DGI SHOWROOM - The NEW DGI Showroom, featuring DGI and its 20 brands – including Alex and Ani, LeVian, Uno de 50, Ippolita, John Varvatos - in a ballroom right off the JIS Show Floor. Learn more about the attending brands >>
  • NEW LARGER GALLERIA - The luxury, upscale Galleria Pavilion is 40% larger than last year. Shop the Galleria by day and join us in the Galleria each evening for Happy Hour.
  • NEW EQUIPMENT, TECH & SERVICES PAVILION - The NEW ETS Pavilion with exhibitors specializing in Equipment, Tech, and Services. View the Exhibitor List >>
  • NEW EASY WAY TO SHOP PAVILIONS - NEW Affordable Fashion Pavilion and NEW Silver Pavilion, replacing the Fashion & Silver Pavilion from the past, to make shopping these products easier than ever. View the Exhibitor List >>
  • NEW SMART EVENT TECHNOLOGY, POWERED BY KONDUKO - NEW SMART EVENT technology (with Konduko Smart Event badges) making each badge a “smart” badge to digitally collect and share information from exhibitors right on the show floor. Simply tap your badge on a badge reader at any exhibitor’s booth to receive all collected information via email at the end of each day! Eliminating the need to carry around and sort through tons of paper, brochures, bags, etc. Learn more about Smart Event technology >>
  • NEW EXHIBITOR-RETAILER NETWORKING EVENT - All JIS and Centurion South Beach Show Attendees are invited to meet the New Exhibitors that are participating at this year’s JIS October Show at a fun, relaxing networking event. Taking place Friday, October 19th from 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM, right in the Miami Beach Convention Center. Come celebrate with us! Keep an eye on your email inbox for your official invitation with an RSVP. **(Pre-register for JIS October to get on the mailing list) More information about the event here >>
  • NEW JIS TALKS EDUCATION - NEW education topics at the FREE JIS Talks Education Series, taking place right on the show floor Saturday, October 20 and Sunday, October 21.
  • NEW EXHIBITOR RECOMMENDATIONS THROUGH MATCHMAKING - NEW and UPGRADED Matchmaking technology providing Exhibitor Recommendations to buyers, based ONLY on the products buyers tell JIS they want and what exhibitors have (recommendations are NOT ads or sponsored). Recommendations are delivered through emails, on-site at a matchmaking booth, and/or in the JIS Show Mobile App. Exhibitor Recommendations are the most efficient way to shop a show of this size, and is a great way to find new suppliers that have what you’re looking for.
  • NEW JIS SHOW MOBILE APP – The NEW JIS Show Mobile App, including NEW exhibitor lists, NEW floor maps for easy exhibitor locating, parking and travel info, recommendations info, and more.
  • NEW PRE-BOOK PARKING - NEW SpotHero parking assistance – download the SpotHero mobile app and pre-book your parking spot near the MBCC before you arrive. You can book as early as today. Prices are at the on-site parking rate or up to 50% lower! Learn more about finding parking easily >>
  • NEW ONLINE CUSTOMER SERVICE – Beginning late September, the JIS Website will feature digital customer service. You can CHAT with a customer service rep using the chat feature right on the website.
  • NEW DINING DEALS & DISCOUNTS – JIS partnered with the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau (GMCVB) to provide JIS customers great dining deals and discounts around Miami Beach while in town. Stop by registration at the show or the GMVCB booth to pick up a discount card. You’ll need this card to access the deals. Click here to see what deals are being offered >>

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