Tupelo Furniture Market adds more Buyer Rewards programs
Clint Engel -- Furniture Today, May 28, 2013
TUPELO, Miss. — The Tupelo Furniture Market has added some new programs under its Buyer Rewards Initiative for the Aug. 15-18 market.
Offerings that benefit retailers who attend the market include the Super Early Bird package, Show Your Badge program, Hosted Buyer program, Regional Buyer Shuttles, Buyer and Seller Matchmaker initiative, Lunch and Learn sessions, TOS (Tupelo Only Special) Club Membership Buyer Benefits, TFM Show Dollars, and the TFM Weekend Pass.
Most of the offerings have been introduced in the past year.
The TFM Show Dollars, TFM Weekend Pass and the TOS Club Membership are new for this market, Candice Hall, director of buyer recruitment for the furniture market, said in a release.
"These programs will add excitement to the market and, to a large extent, a sense of buying urgency because many of the incentives are available only during the market and in some cases only on the weekend," Hall said.
She said exhibiting companies work year-round with Tupelo's buyer recruitment department to target qualified buyers for the show and offer them components of the Buyer Rewards Initiative.
Market President Kevin Seddon said every program introduced in the last year has been designed to increase the opportunity for buyers and sellers to interact.
"Our mission is to provide the perfect wholesale environment for buyers and sellers of furniture to do business," he said. "Two key elements for success in our mission include attracting as many buyers and sellers to market as possible and doing everything in our power for both to achieve a return on investment and/or return on expectation. We believe our Buyer Rewards Initiative will allow us to do both."
More information on the Buyer Rewards Initiative is available on the market website at www.tupelofurnituremarket.com.