FAQ’s

With a rich history of more than 30 years in the events industry, Parker Trade Shows has become the Southwest’s premier marketplace for wholesale jewelry, gifts and accessories.

Friday 11am-6pm, Saturday and Sunday 10-5pm

Yes, we have partnered with local hotels to give our clientele exclusive deals. Click here for hotel deals at our next show in San Antonio.

Deposit amount is 50% of the booth cost

Balances are due 30 days prior to the show

We will have onsite, 24-hour indoor and outdoor security. Our security team comes directly from the San Antonio Police Department and has been working in conjunction with our trade show since inception 32 years ago.

The San Antonio Shrine Auditorium

 901 N Loop 1604 W
San Antonio, Texas

We use a non-union facility. If the merchandise arrives the Thursday of show week or later PTS will receive the shipment at no charge

We have secured non-union labor that will help load and unload your merchandise quickly and efficiently.  These folks work on tips so feel free to show them your gratitude. For your convenience, you’ll have access to loading docks of varying heights.

Setup is the Thursday of the show 9am-7pm and Friday 7am-9am

All early registrants will be invited to shop during VIP hours (Fri. 9am – 11am) before the doors open to the public. This shopping opportunity is for our elite business owners only. No guests or employees will be allowed during these exclusive hours

Commercial businesses are not subject to any fee to attend, but you must be a qualified buyer.

Parking is free for all PTS buyers

To maintain the wholesale integrity of PTS’s trade events, buyers should limit guests to two per buyer and qualify all professional buyers in PTS’s registration system. For guests essential to business (limit two per registered buyer) there is a $20 non-refundable show service fee. Spouses are welcome and not subject to the guest fee. Guests are required to stay with the buyer.

Contact your state comptroller’s office to receive the proper forms to apply for your Resale Tax Permit.

PTS does not allow anyone under the age of 16 admittance to the show.