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Las Vegas Market reports growth

Suppliers flock to new high-end home decor showroom floor C5 for summer market

Las Vegas Market announced today that showroom leasing for this summer’s official debut of C5, a new showroom floor spotlighting high-end home décor, home textiles and accessories, is pacing ahead of schedule, with some 60 boutique home, accessory and gift lines confirmed for the Summer 2015 Las Vegas Market, running August 2-6, 2015.

“Showroom leasing momentum for the formal debut of our redesigned C5 floor has exceeded our expectations, and with occupancy projected occupancy of 55% achieved in just 8 months,” said Dorothy Belshaw, president of Gift & Home Décor, International Market Centers. “This rapid growth of the better home décor, textiles and accessories category is a key component of new positioning of Las Vegas Market as the leading buying platform for furniture, home décor and gifts in the western United States.”

Recently announced anchor tenants Moda Dora, a southern California-based sales agency, and the Bianci Group, from the Pacific Northwest, have joined forces to open a 16,543-square-foot showroom for Summer Market, bringing a robust selection of leading upscale lines. “Las Vegas simply is the West Coast design show and the fastest growing market in the West!” declared Dino Hillas, owner of Moda Dora. “This is why Denise White, owner of the Bianci Group, and I decided to join forces and open a 16,000-square-foot showroom at World Market Center Las Vegas, where our goal is to bring the finest, cutting-edge home accessories, furniture, lighting, tabletop and better gifts to the market place.”

Fashionable home lines presented by Moda Dora and the Bianci Group will include: Alan Lee Collection, a one-of-a-kind modern tabletop and home décor assortment; Arte Italica, a purveyor of traditional, Old World handcrafted tabletop and home décor pieces; Bethel International, a supplier of more than 1,000 different lighting fixtures and more than 300 stunning styles of occasional furniture; Design Accents, featuring elegant decorative pillows and window treatments constructed of fine woven silks, hand embroidered fabrics and natural hides; Elizabeth Lucas, creator of environmentally friendly, limited edition wall decor prints, eye-catching pillows, and custom upholstered furniture; Estetik Décor, specializing in one-of-a-kind upholstered furniture, rugs, pillows and curtains; Homelosophy, offering a luxurious collection of natural fiber bedding, throws, pillows, and area rugs; Imperial Court, presenting museum quality reproductions of clocks, frames, custom jewelry, sterling dinnerware and “Imperial” eggs inspired by the classic masterpieces of Czarist Russia; Indaba Trading, sourcing an eclectic assortment of worldly home décor, including soft home furnishings, lighting, tabletop and fashion accessories such as festive baskets, and bird cage lanterns; Orlandi Statuary, designing handcrafted garden and home décor accessories and fountains; PTMD by Maka, presenting unique and sophisticated rustic home accessories from the Netherlands; Red Horse, offering a creative selection of vintage and modern wall décor; Spicher and Company, highlighting framed art, decorative pillows and “vintage vinyl” floor cloths; and Star Home Designs, spotlighting meticulously handcrafted aluminum tabletop and home décor items.

Additional resources that have confirmed their intention to participate on C5 for Summer Market include: Fermob, a French supplier of upscale outdoor and bistro furniture; Karma Living, a supplier of decorative pillows, throws and home accessories; Loom and Mill, supplier of decorative pillows, rugs, throws, lighting and more; Nicholas Cardenas Design Studio, a supplier of higher end home décor and home furnishings; and Pacific Silk Plants, offering an assortment of unique and custom florals and accessories.

These new resources join a strong line-up of previously announced charter tenants on C5, including Amity Home; Auskin; BoBo Intriguing Objects; Catstudio; Chive; multi-line agency Collective Home, showcasing better brands including Annie Glass, Creative Candles, Flash Point Candles, Home Source, Ivy Guild, Kennebunk Home, Maxxi Design, Primitive Artisan, Shelley Kyle, VIETRI and Zestt; Downright; Dynasty; Europe 2 You; Gold Leaf Design; Mitchell Black; Pheromone; Pillow Bar; Sugarboo; Tommy Mitchell; Watson & Co., and Woven Workz.

In addition to the continuing growth of C5, other highlights of Summer Market include a celebration of the Market’s 10-year anniversary; the creation of C11, a new showroom floor for gourmet housewares, tabletop and specialty food; the premiere of the casual furniture launch at Las Vegas Market, with 250,000 square feet of permanent showrooms and temporary exhibit space on C12 and C13; and the repositioning and reimagining of the Market’s temporary exhibits as The Pavilions at Las Vegas Market, a dramatic, freestanding, climate controlled temporary tradeshow space showcasing some 450 innovative and emerging gift, home décor, and unique one-of-a-kind resources.

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 Summer 2015 Las Vegas Market runs August 2-6, 2015, at World Market Center Las Vegas. For more information, visit

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.

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