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 Every year, we look forward to connecting with our community at CONNECTIONS and sharing our vision for the future that we’re building together. But given the rising health concerns with COVID-19 Delta variant, we’ve made the difficult decision to cancel the in-person event for 2021. Please stay safe and we will see you next year at CONNECTIONS. 

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CONNECTIONS is a free service provided by Dickens to independent retailers and vendors. At this one-day event held in Dickens' office/warehouse, selective major vendors of gift items, toys, candy, insurance, banking, etc... are invited to present their best items and terms to the retailers. Free breakfast and lunch are served, and exciting hourly cash raffles will be drawn!.


The winner of our $500 Webshop drawing will be selected during this CONNECTIONS.
To have a chance to win, all you need to do is place an order on before October 1, 2020! Click for further details.

Read our letter to retailers from April 2012 which further explains the purpose and motivation behind CONNECTIONS.
You can also see Our photo gallery of previous CONNECTIONS events.

Click for TRAVEL INFORMATION to our office/warehouse.

With the support from our vendors , we are committed to helping local independent retail stores find a formula to not only survive, but prosper.

Thanks to everyone who attended our CONNECTIONS show in October, 2019. We're glad you got to experience the exciting cash raffles, great food, informative seminars, terrific vendors and more!

Be sure to keep updated with news of upcoming CONNECTIONS shows by making sure we have your email address on file.

The winner of our $500 Webshop raffle announced at CONNECTIONS on October 19, 2019 is


Don't miss your opportunity to win a grand prize at the next CONNECTIONS!