Gifts Today magazine

Las Vegas Market to host 4th gala charity

The Summer 2014 Market has announced that it will host 4th Annual Gift for Life Benefit at Summer Market

Las Vegas Market announced today that it will host its 4th annual gala charity event benefiting Gift For Life, the sole charitable organisation for the gift, stationery and home décor industries, on Monday, July 28, during the Summer 2014 Las Vegas Market, Sunday, July 27, to Thursday, July 31, 2014.

Beginning this summer, the “Up on 10” fundraiser will be held on the 10th floor of Building C, space 1052, making it more accessible the growing numbers of gift, home décor and lifestyle resources concentrated in Building C.

“Las Vegas Market’s ‘Up on 10’ reception puts the “fun” in fundraising, with 100% of proceeds from this special event benefitting Gift For Life,” stated Dorothy Belshaw, president of Gift & Home Décor, International Market Centers. “As the leading furniture, home decor and gift destination in the western United States, Las Vegas Market takes its commitment to the industry very seriously, and we hope and expect that this year’s benefit will exceed the nearly $15,000 raised through last year’s event.”

This year’s “Las Vegas experience” silent auction will feature a variety of Vegas-themed items the can be redeemed during the Winter 2015 Market. Items will include hotel stays; restaurant vouchers; VIP services at top nightclubs; a helicopter ride over the Grand Canyon; tickets on the High Roller, the new Las Vegas observation wheel; horseback riding or rock climbing lessons in Red Rock Canyon; spa packages and many more.

Tickets for the benefit cost $25; and may be purchased online at www.giftforlife.org/events, or at specially-designated kiosks onsite during Las Vegas Market.

Gift for Life, the gift and home décor industry’s volunteer group raising funds for AIDS assistance and research through DIFFA: Design Industry Foundation Fighting AIDS, was founded in 1992. Since then, Gift for Life has raised nearly $5 million through special events, cause-related marketing, promotions, and from corporate and individual donations. For more information visit www.giftforlife.org.

Las Vegas Market is the leading furniture, home decor and gift marketplace in the western U.S., presenting 2,000+ 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 Summer 2014 Las Vegas Market runs July 27-31, 2014, at World Market Center Las Vegas. For more information, visit www.lasvegasmarket.com.



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