LAS VEGAS – (May 16, 2011) – World Market Center Las Vegas announced today a new partnership with major sales and marketing company OneCoast, who will begin exhibiting at Summer 2011 Gift+Home at Las Vegas Market.
The Atlanta-based company is the largest and only national wholesale provider of gift, home, fashion accessories and collegiate products to retailers throughout the United States. Its new showroom, covering more than 11,000 square feet, will be on the 8th floor of World Market Center Las Vegas’ Building C. This space will be the company’s sole west coast flagship showroom.
“We are excited about our relationship with World Market Center,” said John Keiser, chief executive officer of OneCoast. “We believe this will be another world class showroom for us, and provide an outstanding shopping environment for our West Coast customers.”
OneCoast is a leading national sales and marketing company of wholesale gifts, fashion accessories and collegiate vendor products, representing some of the most prestigious gift lines, including Mud Pie, Lindsay Phillips, C.R. Gibson, Alexa’s Angels, SceneWeaver and S.T.A.M.P.S. It helps leading vendors market and sell their products to tens of thousands of independent retail stores, internet stores and retail chains.
“We’re very pleased to have OneCoast join World Market Center Las Vegas,” said Robert Maricich, chief executive officer of International Market Centers, parent company of World Market Center Las Vegas. “As we continue to grow in the gift and home décor segment, having an industry leader like OneCoast will only serve to strengthen our presence and continue to deliver more value to the buyers who attend Gift+Home at Las Vegas Market.”
OneCoast’s national representation model allows it to provide comprehensive coverage, and nationwide execution of vendors’ sales strategies, while providing some of the best products in the industry to its retail customers. To learn more about OneCoast and its vendor partners, please visit www.onecoast.com.
Registration for Summer 2011 Gift+Home at Las Vegas Market, Aug. 1-5, is now open. Attendees are able to register online at www.giftandhomelv.com and take advantage of discounted hotel rates at some of Las Vegas’ best hotels, both on and off the Strip, through the Gift+Home website.
For more information on Gift+Home at Las Vegas Market, visit www.giftandhomelv.com.
About World Market Center Las Vegas
World Market Center Las Vegas is an integrated home and hospitality contract furnishings showroom and trade complex. The campus showcases furniture, decorative accessories, gift, lighting, area rugs, home textiles and related segments, as well as the Las Vegas Design Center open daily to consumers and designers. For more information on World Market Center Las Vegas and its trade shows including the bi-annual Las Vegas Market and Gift+Home, visit www.wmclv.com. Find us on Facebook and Twitter.
World Market Center Las Vegas is a property of 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 will own and operate 11.5 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 imcenters.com.