Following a successful debut in the new EXPO at World Market Center Las Vegas in April, Las Vegas Market’s temporary exhibits are seeing a surge in both new and returning brands for the Summer 2021 Market, taking place Aug. 22 – 26. The market is expected to draw 350+ gift and home décor temporaries – an increase of 75 percent over the April Market.
“Las Vegas Market momentum is accelerating with 85 percent of the brands that showed in the EXPO at WMCLV in April returning for the August Market,” said Scott Eckman, IMC chief revenue officer. “This gives us a solid base from which to build our temporary exhibits as industry recovery continues.”
Las Vegas Market’s temporary exhibits feature a mix of gift and home décor from established and up-and-coming brands in six destinations: Gift, Home, Design, Handmade, Luxe and Immediate Delivery plus the Gourmet Housewares Collection, which debuts this August – all housed in the state-of-the-art, 315,000-square-foot EXPO at World Market Center. Operating as the gateway to the World Market Center Las Vegas campus, the EXPO at WMCLV is contiguous with Building C and allows for a continuous flow of traffic between the market’s temporary exhibits and permanent showrooms.
Exhibitors in the Design category include Artnwordz (art-driven gifts), Cose Nuove (distributor of Swedish/Danish lines) and Deny Designs (design-driven gifts and home décor). New and notable brands in the Gift category include Angel Dear (baby clothing), Hobo Bags (handbags), Pixie Mood (vegan handbags), Potluck Press (stationery and gifts), Sonoma Lavender (personal care), Twisted Tomboy (personal care) and UKidz (toys). Albert L. (punkt), Inc. (tabletop) and CEREMONIA (home décor) are among exhibitors in the Handmade category. In Home, brands include Meissenburg Designs (vintage signs made in America), Solido Furniture (furniture and home décor handmade in Mexico) and Uber Chic Home (antique furniture and décor finds from Europe and the United States). The Immediate Delivery destination features a range of product from Forever Green Art (preserved florals and home accents) to Sunrise USA Trading (jewelry) and more. Luxe exhibitors include high-end brands like Ann Gish – The Art of Home (high-end bedding and pillows), Little Birdie (pillows), Pierre Verona (luxury stone home accents and furniture) and Rug & Kilim (designer rugs).
The new Gourmet Housewares Collection debuts alongside Las Vegas Market’s temporary exhibits this summer giving brands the opportunity to get in front of new and existing accounts and providing cross-category buying opportunities for independent specialty gift, home, hardware and lifestyle retailers. Highlights of the curated collection include Andrea’s (silicone trivets), Buzee Wraps (eco-friendly food wraps), Carmie’s Kitchen (gourmet mixes), Chic Chill (wine and champagne chillers), McSteven’s (drink mixes and chocolates), Mierco (European linens), South Bend Chocolate (chocolates and candies) and Wow Scrub (cleaning tools and products).
The Summer 2021 Las Vegas Market runs August 22-26. Gift & Home Temporaries at the Expo at Las Vegas Market are open 9 am – 6 pm, Sunday, Aug. 22, though Tuesday, Aug. 24; and 9 am – 4 pm on Wednesday, Aug. 25. Las Vegas Market showrooms are open Sunday, Aug. 22 – Wednesday, Aug. 25, 8 am – 6 pm and Thursday, Aug. 26. 8 am – 4 pm. Registration for Summer 2021 Market opens soon at LasVegasMarket.com.
About Las Vegas Market: Las Vegas Market is the leading home furnishings and gift market in the western U.S., presenting 4,300+ furniture, home décor and gift resources in an unrivaled market destination. Las Vegas Market features thousands of product lines, allowing for cross-category commerce among these industries. The next Las Vegas Market runs Aug. 22 – Aug. 26, 2021, at World Market Center Las Vegas. For more information, visit www.lasvegasmarket.com.
About International Market Centers: International Market Centers (IMC) serves as the center of commerce for the wholesale furniture, gift, home decor and apparel industries. With more than 20 million square feet of premium wholesale showroom space in High Point, N.C., Las Vegas and Atlanta, IMC has more than 60 years of relationships and experience creating scalable business platforms for wholesale commerce. With the launch of Juniper, a fully-integrated omnichannel B2B commerce solution and multi-line B2B e-commerce marketplace empowering buyers and sellers to better manage and grow their business at markets and year-round, IMC now provides the only omnichannel sales and marketing platform that seamlessly connects physical and digital wholesale commerce. For more information, http://imcenters.com.
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