2018 Florida Buying Show

Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center

Friday, February 16th - Sunday, February 18th

Events & Schedule

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

Friday, February 16th

Educational Seminars • 2:00pm - 4:45pm

Seminar 1 • 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Lancaster Flooring - Expand Profits Without Expanding Inventory!
Merit Decor Flooring represents a tremendous opportunity to expand sales without an inventory investment. We’ll explore products, pricing, and related items to increase your level of service and provide you and your customers with the tools needed to succeed. Additional discounts available for attending!

Seminar 2 • 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Impact Marketing
Learn how to drive business to your store using the power of social, email and mobile marketing with minimal cost and time commitment. Attend this seminar and receive your first two month campaign free of charge.

Seminar 3 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
PDRA - Round-table Best Practices Discussion, Sponsored by PPG
Facilitated by the Paint and Decorating Retailers Association, join other retailers in sharing best practices, ideas and insights about running an independent business.

Saturday, February 17th

9:00am - 5:00pm • Buying Show Event
12:00pm - 1:30pm • Lunch Buffet
6:30pm - 9:30pm • Cirque De Lancaster Dinner & Entertainment

Sunday, February 18th

7:30am - 9:00am • Breakfast Buffet
9:00am - 12:00pm • Buying Show Event

Monday, February 19th

9:00am - 5:00pm
Merit Décor hosts Bandalux Window Shading Solution Training Day
For more information or to register, please click the icon below.
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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 $169 + $20 resort fees
Discounted rate: To qualify for this rate, you must
make your room reservations by January 22, 2018.

Reimbursement Qualification

100% (1 night) - Purchase $5,000 - $7,499
100% (2 nights) - Purchase $7,500+

Purchase of $5,000+ will qualify for up to two coach tickets per store, based on 3% of show purchases, up to a total of $600

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

EarlybirdAvailable on the show floor, Saturday, February 17th from 9am - 11am.
Early Bird Specials will be available soon.

*Must attend the show to receive early bird specials


The Lancaster Buying Show will allow you to meet face to face with manufacturers and see new and exciting products hitting the market.

Cash Spiffs

Many exhibitors will offer cash spiffs as an additional incentive, giving you the opportunity to leave with cash in hand.

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 receive up to net 90 days to pay after delivery, giving you the ability to stock up on key items for the spring but the advantage of not having to pay until summer.

Prize Giveaways


Click the above to see the sponsoring manufacturers. Visit these manufacturers booths during the Buying Show and earn as many points as possible to receive Scratch N’ Win Cards!

*Must attend the show and be present to win.