2020 Florida Buying Show

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Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center

Friday, February 7th - Sunday, February 9th, 2020

Events & Schedule

All events are located at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center

Friday, February 7

  • 3:00pm - 4:30pm • Educational Seminar
  • “Improving your Contractor Trade”

  • Sponsored by The Paint & Decorating Retailers Association and PPG
  • Presented by Steve Skodak, Executive Director of the Painting Contractors Association (2016-2019).

  • Learn more about developing your contractor and professional painter business in your local area. What do the professionals want/expect from independent retailers? How can you strengthen your business relationship with the contractor trade? What can you do to support these professionals?
  • Steve will address the wants and needs of the contractor and how you can increase your professional painter business. Steve will share his experiences working with the PCA that will provide you with additional insight on how to develop a business strategy specific for your professional customers.

Saturday, February 8th

  • 9:00am - 5:00pm • Lancaster Buying Show
  • 9:00am - 11:00am • Early Bird Specials
  • 12:00pm - 1:30pm • Lunch
  • 6:30pm - 9:30pm • The Magic of Lancaster Dinner & Entertainment

See a sneak peek video featuring the magic illusionist, Drew Thomas

Sunday, February 9th

  • 7:00am - 8:30am • Breakfast
  • 8:00am - 12:00pm • Lancaster Buying Show

Location & Host Hotel

Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center
6000 W. Osceola Parkway • Kissimmee, FL 34746
Phone (407) 586-0000

Gaylord Palms Hotel Room Reservation

Discounted Room Rate: Single/Double $167+ USD Resort Fee (currently $30 USD).
To qualify for this rate, you must make your room reservations by January 22, 2020
(based on availability).


  • A premier location just minutes from Walt Disney World® and Universal Orlando ResortTM
  • Delight your taste buds with the finest cuisine from any of the nine restaurants.
  • On-site parking, fee: current rate $24 USD daily and valet parking, fee: $35 USD daily, plus applicable taxes (subject to change). In/out privileges for overnight guests only; day guests pay per entry.

Reimbursement Qualification

Room Reimbursement

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Airline Reimbursement

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You’re not going to want to miss out...

Available on the show floor, Saturday, February 8th from 9am - 11am.
*Must attend the show to receive early bird specials


The 2020 Lancaster Buying Show will allow you to meet face to face with manufacturers and see new and exciting products hitting the market. Get inspired by discussing ideas and business practices with other retailers.

Cash Spiffs

Spiff are offered as additional incentives by many exhibitors. Most spiffs are claimed at the Lancaster Bank; however, some may be received at the exhibitor’s booth. After purchasing, please allow yourself additional time to visit the bank to collect your spiffs. Cash or checks are available to qualified customers only, based on current credit standing.
*Canadian Exchange Rates Apply

Deep Discounts

Lancaster’s Buying Show will be offering tremendous deals to give you a competitive edge to grow your business in the coming year.

Delayed Shipping & Extended Payment Terms

Not only will you receive the deepest discounts of the year, you can also receive up to net 90 days to pay after delivery, giving you the ability to stock up on key items for the spring with the advantage of not having to pay until summer.

Prize Giveaways

Earn chances to win valuable prizes and cash with our scratch n’ win prize giveaway cards! Visit the sponsoring manufacturers booths during the Buying Show and earn as many points as possible.
*Must attend the show and be present to win.