Denver, COSmoke Shop Advisor debuted its inaugural issue and ‘content-based’ publication at an excited Champs Trade Show in Denver, Colorado on October 21-23. The show, which featured many of the premier products the industry has to offer, was very well attended by all.

Jeff Hirshfeld of Champs Trade Shows commented, “We were very pleased with the attendance at the show. Preliminary figures show that our retail buyers attendance was up by as much as 20-25 percent from last year’s show. We had buyers from all over the U.S. and several countries, including Europe.  In additional, our exhibitor representation was up approximately 10 percent. We look forward to carrying this momentum over to our next show in Las Vegas on February 3-5, 2015 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.”

Michael Manley, publisher of Smoke Shop Advisor stated, “This was our first time exhibiting at Champs, and we were blown away by the creativity and innovation in the industry today. We spent many hours walking the floor and talking with both vendors and retail store owners. And the consensus was that the industry continues to evolve rapidly, the opportunity for growth and profitability will grow as well. It is evident after being at the show, Champs provides a great way for both attendees and exhibitors to stay on top of the best that the industry has to offer.”

“We feel confident that the industry is well positioned for growth moving forward. As retailers continue to embrace the changes that are taking place in the industry, this growth will translate to better products, and higher profits by retailers. Smoke Shop Advisor is proud to now provide a resource for retailers to take advantage of this growth. Our mission is to provide educational, informational and motivational content to help retailers take advantage of this growth. Our approach and dedication to bringing this information to the industry we continue to evolve and meet the changing needs of the industry,” Manley states.

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