Gifts Today magazine

Las Vegas Market expands showrooms

The show has announced new and expanding showrooms for furniture, gift and home decor

Las Vegas Market announced today that its furniture, home décor and gift leasing gains of the past three years are continuing their upward trajectory, with increases in both new and expanded showrooms planned for the upcoming Summer 2015 Las Vegas Market, August 2-6, 2015.

“Las Vegas Market continues to generate substantial momentum throughout the furniture, gift and home décor categories, dramatically increasing the number, diversity and quality of resources,” said Scott Eckman, executive vice president, International Market Centers.

“We are seeing renewed commitments from existing tenants across all categories as well as an increase in high-end resources. August marks our 10th anniversary, as well the third and final phase of our strategic growth plan to position Las Vegas Market as the leading furniture, home décor and gift destination in the western United States. We are proud of the partnerships we have established with our customers and look forward to forging new relationships as we continue to grow and expand in the years to come.”

Beyond new and expanding furniture resources, Las Vegas Market expects significant gains in gift and home décor resources for the Summer Market. The first wave of confirmed Gift and home décor newcomers for August includes Hot Skwash, manufacturer of handmade luxury tabletop décor, opening a 338-square-foot showroom on C10; Lynn Mitchell Group, a sales agency representing more than 50 stationery, handcrafted and better goods lines, opening a 2,293-square-foot showroom on C10; Mixture, a supplier of candles and gifts, opening a 1,590-square-foot showroom on C10; and Gold Eagle, a supplier of permanent botanicals, opening a new 2,569-square-foot showroom on A4.

First among several significant gift and home décor showroom expansions planned for Summer Market are UMA, which is increasing its showroom by 63% to a 27,764-square-foot space on C7 showcasing its tabletop, accessories, wall decor, accent furniture, floral accessories, garden items and holiday décor; and multi-line gift and home décor resource Midwest CBK – with new lines G! and Noelle – in a 13,493-square-foot showroom on C9.

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 continuing growth of C5, another new permanent showroom floor for boutique home décor, high-end home textiles and accessories; 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 90,000 net square feet of innovative and emerging gift and home décor 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 to August 6, 2015, at World Market Center Las Vegas. For more information, visit www.lasvegasmarket.com.

ABOUT LAS VEGAS MARKET AND INTERNATIONAL MARKET CENTERS, L.P.
International Market Centers, L.P. (IMC) is the world’s largest operator of premier showroom space for the furnishings, home décor and gift industries. IMC owns and operates 12.1 million square feet of world-class exhibition space in High Point, N.C. and Las Vegas, including the 14 primary buildings at the High Point Market. In addition, IMC operates the Las Vegas Design Center, a year-round resource open to both the design trade and consumers with more than 40 showrooms and hundreds of designer brands. 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, visit www.imcenters.com.

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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