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Register now for Las Vegas Market

Registration is now open for Winter 2017 Las Vegas Market, which runs January 22-26

Registration for Winter 2017 Las Vegas Market – the nation’s fastest growing gift and home décor market and the leading furniture market in the western U.S. – is open at www.lasvegasmarket.com/register.

With a record 3,700+ resources, the Market will feature more new resources, greater breadth and depth, exclusive collections across all categories, including major launches for the bedding industry as well as market-exclusive programming including the Design Icon and Housewares Design Awards. The winter 2017 Las Vegas Market runs January 22-26, 2017.

“By the numbers, Summer 2016 Market was a success across the board,” says Robert Maricich, CEO, International Market Centers (IMC).
“Our largest ever in terms of buyers and suppliers, we expect that our momentum will continue heading into the new year, positioning Winter 2017 Market as another record-breaker in terms of resource expansion and attendance growth.”

Winter 2017 Market highlights include continued expansion of gift, home décor and furniture resources in both permanent showrooms and temporary exhibits.
Within gift, targeted growth is expected in gourmet, lifestyle, seasonal and artisanal product categories; a remerchandising of better goods is planned for home décor; and within furniture, there will be ongoing development of casual and outdoor offerings, and THE nation’s bedding market will showcase the top 15 bedding manufacturers.

Temporary exhibits at Las Vegas Market will continue to expand this winter, with B2 Home Furnishings temporaries expected to sell-out with a record number of companies; and another record-breaking number of gift and home décor exhibitors showcased in five categories at The Pavilions at Las Vegas Market: Gift, Home, Design, Handmade and DISCOVERIES, The Vintage Antique Marketplace.

Beyond exhibits, the Winter Las Vegas Market will offer participants a variety of special events, including Design Icon and the 12th edition of the Housewares Design Awards, as well as myriad educational sessions addressing design trends, retailing strategies and more – including the Las Vegas-exclusive FIRST LOOK trend forecast and Pantone Color of the Year presentation.
Las Vegas Market also hosts a full slate of buyer amenities to enhance the overall shopping experience, such as free onsite parking, fully-equipped Internet lounges for buyers, designers and media, a dedicated international lounge, grab-and-go breakfasts, mother’s lounges and more.

Las Vegas Market’s newly redesigned website offers online tools to make Market preparation easier and more efficient. The Online Catalog 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 – and the tools are enhanced every market.

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, 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 a chance to win prizes such as dinners, show tickets, room upgrades, free stays and more. To be eligible, bookings must be made through Connections Housing, the official travel agency for Las Vegas Market. For details visit, http://www.lasvegasmarket.com/hotels

Dates for the Winter 2017 Las Vegas Market are Sunday, January 22, through Thursday, January 26, 2017, with staggered show hours. Permanent showrooms and casual temporaries will run Sunday to Wednesday, January 22-25, from 8am to 6pm, and Thursday, January 26, from 8am to 4pm. The Pavilions will run Sunday-Wednesday, January 22-25, from 9am to 6pm, Sunday-Tuesday, January 22-24, and Wednesday, January 25, from 9am to 4pm www.lasvegasmarket.com




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