(New Orleans, LA) – For the first time in its 66-year history, Helen Brett Enterprises will offer the general public its first ever chance to attend the New Orleans Gift and Jewelry Show at the New Orleans Convention Center.
For the past 66 years, the show has been open to documented business owners. This month’s show at the New Orleans Convention Center Hall J will remain open exclusively to documented business owners on Friday, January 26 and Saturday, January 27. The show will then open to the public for two days: Sunday, January 28 and Monday, January 29.
The quarterly trade shows attract more than 40,000 buyers and vendors from across Gulf Coast each year. Helen Brett Enterprises officials expect the attendance to increase as the show opens its doors to the public for the first time. Tickets to the show can be purchased at the Market Access registration desk in Hall J of the Convention Center.
“Opening our doors to the public for the first time since 1952 is an amazing opportunity for people from all over the Gulf South to get their hands on merchandise at great prices,” said Helen Brett Enterprises President Robert Kolinek. “Our Gift and Jewelry Show offers the opportunity for consumers to interact with products before buying them at great prices.”
Helen Brett Enterprises has also partnered with nonprofit Festigals to hold a “sip and shop” with Bravo’s Real Housewives of Dallas star LeeAnne Locken on Saturday, January 27. Tickets includes private access to the meet and greet with Locken and a second-line parade into the Helen Brett New Orleans Gift and Jewelry Show where shoppers discover accessories, homeware and more at below retail prices. Tickets for the “sip and shop” are $35 and can be purchased at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/exclusive-meet-greet-with-leeanne-locken-tickets-41529390525. Ticket sales proceeds will benefit New Orleans Family Justice Center.
For more information on the New Orleans Gift & Jewelry Show, visit www.helenbrett.com. The New Orleans Gift and Jewelry Show hours are Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. and Monday from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m in Hall J of the New Orleans Convention Center. 
About Helen Brett Enterprises
Helen Brett Enterprises has been bringing buyers and sellers of gifts, jewelry and general merchandise together for 70 years. The organization hosts semi-annual trade shows that are widely known as the premier marketplace for the largest and most diverse selection of home and lifestyle products, including the top brands, hottest trends, latest styles and must-have merchandise for buyers’ businesses and customers. In addition to vital access to a high volume of product lines, attendees of Helen Brett’s trade shows also have access to critical networking and relationship-building opportunities that drive business growth and sustain success.


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