An Exclusive B2B Show for Buyers to Browse and Shop for New Products with 180+Exhibitors in the US With Live Art, Music & More. Open To The Public For The First Time Ever on October 27th
“We definitely respect what the C.K. Wholesale Expo is doing to represent this culture. This is great opportunity for us introduce our products and connect with the smoke shop owners and retailers attending.” – Snoop Dogg
(New Orleans, LA; July 24, 2012) – J.B. Stone, Inc presents its 3rd installment of
Connoissuer Kulture “C.K. Expo” to debut at the Hyatt Regency in New Orleans, LA from October 25 through October 27, 2012. This multi-platform, alternative culture event will feature over 180 exhibitors showcasing the hottest and unreleased products across the country; in conjunction with the incredible all weekend music concert, VooDoo Experience, just a few miles away.
The C.K. Expo provides a one-of-a-kind experience that promotes culture and underground pop culture education in a high profile and professional environment. Along with the product showcase, the C.K. Expo will also host a variety of live art and music performances, educational seminarsand networking opportunities with thousands of like-minded heads throughout the weekend.October 25-26 will be a strict B2B and wholesale expo, and all attendees will be required to show valid business I.D. to attend. Saturday, October 27, the expo will open its doors to the public for the first time ever on a cash/carry basis, offering up to 20% discounts on all products. Admission is free. Businesses can register by going to http://bit.ly/CKExpo_NOLA2012.
C.K. Expo will showcase contemporary tobacco products and accessories, art -inspired fashion, incredible street art, specialty glass art, body products, jewelry, culinary treats, novelty drinks, big boy toys, posters, incense, buttons, pins and more.
High-profile companies confirmed to attend include Medicali, Seedless, White Rhino, Skeye Wholesale, Never Light Again, Got Vape, Spark Bottle, HBI International, Vape World and C & G Wholesale. Companies expected to debut new products for the very first time include Divinely Guided Jewelry, Hart Family Glass, Lady With A Fan, PT Bag, Releaf Magazine, Synche Enterprises, Shine On LLC, Sugarleaf Body, Curious Goods, That 70’s Store, Spark Bottle, SRH Clothing and Snoop Dogg’s Executive Branch.
The expo will also feature live art installations by Josh Cohen and the Bern Gallery from Burlington, VT who will be showcasing their six previous winners of “The Pipe Classic,” a national glass artist pipe-making competition which they host yearly. The Hyatt Regency is located at 601 Loyola Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana, 70113. C.K. Expo phone number is 609.431.0259. The event begins each day at 11 a.m. and ends at 6 p.m.
ABOUT C.K. EXPO:
Founded by controversial celebrity pipe-maker Jason Harris (a.k.a. Jerome Baker) in 2010, C.K.Expo is a traveling multi-platform event, with its first stops in Atlantic City, NJ then Los Angeles, CA and now debuting in New Orleans, LA. The expo was created to engage in a forum that provides the opportunity for vendors and store owners to build partnerships, while creating awareness of the latest, most popular and unreleased products available in the entire US.Attendees and exhibitors are comprised of eclectic, talented individuals dedicated to pushing boundaries in the underground pop culture industry with individualism. Their mission is to unite entrepreneurs, business owners, artists, musicians, professors, philosophers, lawyers, doctors, mainstream and underground media, all under one unique setting for an entire weekend.
Some of the talented artists who have showcased their work in the past include Chris Dyer, Dunkees and Shie Moreno, and glass blowers Joe Luisi, Kristian Merwin, Lacey St. George, D-Wreck, Bob Snodgrass, David Popowitz, Will Menzies, Karl Ittig, Walter Bahr, Abe Fleishman, Cameron Tower and Buck.