LAS VEGAS – (December 5, 2014) – Las Vegas Market announced today that rapidly accelerating growth in temporary exhibits is expected to make its Winter 2015 edition the largest Market to date, eclipsing the record-breaking numbers set last Summer. Nearly 500 new and returning temporary exhibitors will participate in the upcoming Las Vegas Market, running from Sunday, January 18, through Thursday, January 22, 2015.
“Las Vegas Market will present record numbers of temporary exhibitors at the Winter 2015 Market, with more than 400 temporary gift and home décor exhibitors on four floors in Building C, and nearly 90 temporary furniture exhibitors in Building B,” said Dorothy Belshaw, president of Gift & Home Décor, International Market Centers. “In addition to the extraordinary growth in temporary exhibitors, Winter 2015 Market will feature the strongest collection of high-quality merchandise, trend-forward designs and artisanal products in its history. This incredible growth indicates the industry’s strong support for Las Vegas Market’s positioning as the leading furniture, home decor and gift destination in the western United States.”
In addition to showcasing thousands of new products from new and returning temporary exhibitors, Las Vegas Market will spotlight exceptional product presentation through presentation of its semi-annual “Best Booth” awards. A panel of industry editors will review furniture exhibitors on B2, home décor exhibitors on C5 and gift exhibitors on C11, and will name two from each floor as award recipients Criteria will include exceptional design, creative merchandising, cohesive brand messaging and inspired visual merchandising.
Temporary exhibition space in B2 is sold out, with nearly 100 exhibitors in 34,000 square-feet of space, presenting a unique array of furniture, upholstery, motion, bedding, juvenile, accessories and décor. New, first-time temporary exhibitors on B2 include: AVF Group Ltd.; Black-Sand Furniture; Coachman Leather; Dutailier Group Inc.; Gat Creek; Hodedah Import Inc.; Huggmee Chair Co, LLC; IW+M LLC; JoyBird Furniture; King Hickory Furniture; Maxwood Furniture; Million Dollar Rustic; Napa East Collection, and Strata Furniture. In addition to new exhibitors, B2 will feature a number of returning vendors who are taking significantly expanded temporary exhibit spaces, including Kelly’s Hickory Furniture, which is expanding from a 500-square-foot booth to more than 2,500-square-feet in two separate spaces for Winter Market. American West by Paladin Industries, which previously shared space with Karen Kreek, Silverado Home, Southwest Looms and Tables & More, is now showing it its own 600-square-foot booth. Two companies are doubling the size of their booths for Winter Market, Archbold Furniture Company and Mytek International.
Temporary exhibits for gift and home décor continue to expand throughout Building C, with a variety of new temporary exhibitors highlighting better home décor merchandise in the upscale C-ONE cross-category showcase. Large numbers of temporary exhibitors also are amassing in the themed product category presentations on floors C5, C10 and C11.
Newly announced c-ONE temporary exhibitors include home décor and specialty tabletop suppliers Bend Goods, Bojay Inc., Caracole, EurDecor, Red Pomegranate and Seventh & 7th Designs.
On C5, new temporary exhibitors include: A. Sanoma, Allsop Home Garden, Dongguan Shijie Arts and Crafts Co., Ltd., Emilo Robba, FabFunky, Interior Illusions, Paul’s Metal Petals, Salisbury & Manus, Steel Heart Ltd., within HOME; Anywhere Fireplace, El Dot Designs and Madisons, within STYLE; and Artee Fabrics & Home, Chesterfield Leather, Jill Sorenson Lifestyle and Michaelian Home, within GALLERY.
Large numbers of returning and new temporary exhibitors will show on C11, presenting a wide variety of new merchandise. Newcomers within GIFT include: Annabelle Noel Designs, Blancreme Paris, Blubandoo Incorporated, Cancer Girl LLC, Center Court, Crow Canyon Home Enterprise, Eco Kids, Koyal Wholesale, Liza Kim, LPG Greetings, Marian Heath Greeting Cards; Mierco Inc.; Nora Fleming LLC; Option 2; Pacific Silver Inc.; Peter Pauper Press; Primal Elements, Prissy Plates Gift & More, Sellers Publishing/RSVP Greeting Cards, Terranova- Nectarine, The Magical Tales – FamilyTraditions and Willow Creek Press.
Also on C11, within MADE, new exhibitors include: Caryl B; Cielito Lindo, Daphne’s Funky Friends, Elidas Imports, Erin Smith Art, Evergreen Crystal, G.P. Originals by Gwen Pina, Gravity Ranch Designs, Jacob’s Musical Chimes, Kapula Candles, Lake Art, Language Art, Lumia Designs, My Margarita, Samantha Davimes, Sawdust City LLC, Serving Slabs, The Rustic Barn, Vintage Dictionary Art, Windrift Hill and Wish Upon a Sign.
First-time temporary exhibitors in the TREND category on C11 include: Alexandra Ferguson, Bison Bookbinding & Letterpress, Flirty Aprons, Flying Bird Botanicals, Jaeci, Manifest Destiny, Mine Design, Modgy, Papersalt, NPW, Pomengranate Inc. and Wallin & Buerkle.
New additions to VINTAGE on C11 include Copper Hummingbird and WATTO Distinctive Metal Art.
In addition to these exponentially increasing number of temporary exhibitors on C-ONE, C5 and C11, the C10 Lifestyle Collection also is seeing gains in its temporary presentations. The most recent additions to the floor’s growing number of “micro-showrooms” are Ann Page, Alassis and ALIXX.
Las Vegas Market is the leading furniture, home decor and gift marketplace in the western U.S., presenting 2,200+ gift, home décor and furniture resources in an unrivaled market destination. Las Vegas Market features thousands of gift, furniture and home décor lines, allowing for cross-category commerce among these industries. The Winter 2015 Las Vegas Market runs January 18-22, 2015, at World Market Center Las Vegas. For more information, visit www.lasvegasmarket.com.
ABOUT LAS VEGAS MARKET AND INTERNATIONAL MARKET CENTERS, L.P.
Las Vegas Market is the most comprehensive furniture, home décor and gift market in the United States, presenting a unique cross-section of 2,200+ resources in an unrivaled market destination. With two markets each year, retailers and designers can shop a broad assortment of product from thousands of manufacturers of furniture, mattress, lighting, decorative accessories, floor coverings, home textiles, tabletop, general gift and more – delivering the most complete, cross-category wholesale tradeshow for the furniture, home décor and gift industries in the United States. For more information, visitwww.lasvegasmarket.com. Find us on Facebook and Twitter.
Las Vegas Market is produced by International Market Centers, L.P. (IMC), the world’s largest operator of premier showroom space for the furnishings, home décor and gift industries. International Market Centers owns and operates 11.4 million square feet of world-class exhibition space in High Point, N.C. and Las Vegas. IMC’s mission is to build and operate an innovative, sustainable, profitable and scalable platform for the furnishings, home décor and gift industries. For more information on IMC, visit http://imcenters.com/.
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