Bluegrass Buyers Market

Hosted by the Kentucky Shoe Travelers Association

This well established show began many years ago as a footwear market known as the Kentucky Shoe Market.

We are excited to expand into multi-category market that will showcase

footwear apparel, accessories, jewelry, gifts, and home decor!

2017  Market Dates

January 28-29 | July 29-30


BGBM 2018 Info Slider

 Embassy Suites Hotel Lexington

Services and courtesies we are pleased to offer Bluegrass Retail Buyers:

    • Published Buyer’s Guides with Exhibitor Directory and Brand Listings
    • Complimentary Soup, Salad, & Sandwich Bar 11:30 – 1:30 in the Atrium
    • Sunday Evening Mix ‘n Mingle Reception – Complimentary & Business Casual
  • A warm welcome & efficient registration
  • Retailer Hospitality Lounge with complimentary coffee, tea, and pastries



Registration is required.  Please check in at the Welcome & Registration Desk upon arrival and wear badges at all times. Please return badges to the registration desk before you leave.

This is a Wholesale Market

The Bluegrass Buyer’s Market is an order taking market only.  There is no “cash & carry”.


There is no charge for Retail Buyers to attend the show.



Retailers: Interested in attending the show? Submit your business information here.

Exhibitors: Click here to request an EXHIBITOR KIT