Las Vegas Market Gift & Home Expansion Continues
Six Vendors Open New Showrooms & Six Tenants Expand for Winter Market
LAS VEGAS, October 16, 2014… Las Vegas Market announced today that 12 leading gift and home décor suppliers are opening and expanding showrooms for the upcoming Winter Market, running from Sunday, January 18, through Thursday, January 22, 2015.
“Las Vegas Market is generating considerable momentum throughout the gift and home décor industry, attracting both market leading brands and multi-line sales agencies,” said Dorothy Belshaw, president of Gift & Home Décor, International Market Centers. “In addition to the latest additions and expansions, our overall 2014 rate of renewals – 45 companies in 218,500 square feet of showroom space – signals strong Market performance as well as continuing confidence in Las Vegas Market’s positioning as the leading furniture, home decor and gift destination in the western United States.” According to Belshaw,, Las Vegas Market’s temporary exhibit leasing also continues to set new records, with current sales for temporary booths running 40% ahead of last year.
Four of the most recent Las Vegas Market newcomers are opening new West Coast corporate showrooms this January: Leading gift and collectible producer, Precious Moments, Inc., in a 2,040-square-foot location on C9; JURA, a leading supplier of coffee machines, housewares and kitchen accessories, in a 1,709-square foot space as part of the c-ONE cross-category showcase; and, on C6, Portman Studios, a supplier of gifts and fashion accessories, in a 3,046-square-foot space, and Young’s Inc., a supplier of gifts, home décor and fashion accessories, in a 2,255-square-foot space.
The other two new showrooms will open within The Lifestyle Collection on C10: Papaya, a provider of original artwork, greeting cards, lifestyle and stationery offerings, in a 1,530-square-foot showroom; and Swahili Imports, a provider of handcrafted fair trade African gifts, crafts and accessories, in a 1,530-square-foot showroom, which also will house Tesoros Trading Co., a wholesale distributor of folk arts and crafts from more than 20 different countries.
Six current Las Vegas Market tenants are expanding their showrooms for the Winter Market. Expansions on C10 are multi-line agencies Anne McGilvray, expanding, by 68%, to a 15,504-square-foot location, and Grace by Catherine Sullivan, by 39%, to a 4,426-square-foot location; and on C9 seasonal and accessories vendor Melrose International, by 53%, to a 4,882-square-foot space on C9; Three other expansions – all within Building A – include wall art provider Leftbank Art, by 50%, to a 4,500-square-foot showroom on A2; and home décor supplier Crestview, by 56%, to a 8,149-square-foot space, and lamp supplier Nova Lighting, by 24%, to a 3,629-square-foot space on A3.
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 Winter 2015 Las Vegas Market runs January 18-22, 2015, at World Market Center Las Vegas. For more information, visit www.lasvegasmarket.com.
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. For more information, visit www.lasvegasmarket.com. Find us on Facebook and Twitter.
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/.
SOURCE: Las Vegas Market