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Las Vegas Market opens registration

Registration is now open for the Summer 2016 Las Vegas Market, running July 31 – August 4, which will include some 40 new tenants in the gift, housewares and home décor categories

Las Vegas Market has announced registration is now open for the Summer 2016 Las Vegas Market, running July 31-August 4, 2016, at

In addition to registration, the website also provides links to pre-market planning tools – including the Online Catalogue Gallery and the Market Planner – as well as links to the Market’s official housing website, which features the popular 'Book the Block'promotion offering market-goers a variety of incentives for confirmed advance reservations.

“Las Vegas Market continues to exceed expectations as the leading buying platform for furniture, home décor and gifts in the western United States,” says Robert Maricich, chief executive officer, International Market Centers. 

“We are seeing unprecedented levels of energy and enthusiasm as Las Vegas Market continues its remarkable attendance and exhibitor growth trajectory. Summer Market will continue to evolve, improve and excite, building upon the Winter Market’s record levels of new and expanded resources and double-digit gains in buyer attendance.”

Las Vegas Market’s newly redesigned website offers online tools to make Market preparation easier and more efficient. The Online Catalogue Gallery facilitates pre-Market product sourcing and shopping; and the online Market Planner assists buyers with advance preparation and appointment scheduling. The #LVMKT app also makes at-Market navigation easier and provides on-the-go access to Market information and schedules.

Las Vegas Market offers many hotel options for market-goers, from budget-friendly to luxury, gaming or non-gaming. Discounted rates start at $35 per night with added value benefits such as discounts on shows and meals, as well as including in-room Internet, free local calls, discounted show tickets, free self-parking and more.

The popular “Book the Block” promotion, sponsored by IMC and Connections Housing, offers market-goers multiple chances to win amenities, rewards and prizes, including: dinner for two; show tickets for two; an upgraded room or suite for up to five nights during Market; a complimentary hotel room for up to five nights during Market; and the grand prize of a complimentary hotel room for both the Summer 2016 and Winter 2017 Markets, plus roundtrip airline tickets for two for Winter 2017 Market with VIP Limousine transportation to and from the airport. To be eligible, bookings must be made through Connections Housing, the official travel agency for Las Vegas Market. For details visit,

Summer Market highlights include the addition of some 40 new tenants in the gift, housewares and home décor categories as well as 50 new furniture companies; concentration of new boutique home décor resources on C5; a rebranding of c-ONE as a dynamic cross-category showcase of directional tableware, gift and home décor resources; continued resource growth in the C10 Lifestyle Collection; the targeted expansion of C11 as the industry’s newest destination for gift-oriented housewares, gourmet products, specialty food and tabletop items; continued expansion in casual and outdoor products on C12 and C13; presentation of the top 15 bedding manufacturers; sold out home furnishings temporaries on B2 and expansion of The Pavilions at Las Vegas Market to feature some 500 temporary exhibitors.

Beyond exhibits, the Summer Las Vegas Market will present a variety of special events, including the annual Gift for Life "Up on the Roof" Fundraiser, complimentary happy hours, product demonstrations and free food and wine tastings. A full schedule of educational programming will address design trends, retailing strategies and more. Las Vegas Market also offers an unparalleled range of buyer amenities, a campus shuttle and complimentary shuttle to/from host hotels; free parking in an onsite parking garage; fully-equipped Internet lounges; buyers’ lounges; grab-and-go breakfasts; greeters; nightly entertainment; and convenient café and food kiosks.

Las Vegas Market is the leading furniture, home decor and gift marketplace in the western U.S., presenting 2,700+ 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. Summer 2016 Las Vegas Market runs July 31-August 4. For more information, visit

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