Registration opens for Summer 2017 Las Vegas Market
Registration for summer 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/
“Las Vegas Market’s exponential growth trajectory continues, with the Summer 2017 Market offering buyers a record-breaking and comprehensive range of product lines,” said Robert Maricich, Chief Executive Officer, International Market Centers (IMC). “Our resource expansion and attendance growth has been unique and unparalleled, truly allowing buyers and suppliers to ‘Discover the Extraordinary’ at Las Vegas Market.”
Summer 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 housewares and specialty tabletop, lifestyle and seasonal gifts and handmade/artisanal products across all categories; a continued focus on 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 also will continue to expand this summer, with B2 Home Furnishings temporaries sold out with a record number of companies; newcomers to the Casual temporaries on C13; and another record-breaking number of gift and home décor exhibitors showcased in five categories at The Pavilions at Las Vegas Market: GIFT, HOME/BHOME, DESIGN, HANDMADE and DISCOVERIES, The Vintage Antique Marketplace.
Beyond exhibits, the Summer Las Vegas Market will offer participants a variety of special events and industry networking opportunities, including the 7th Annual “Up on the Roof” Gift for Life fundraiser, 3rd Annual ANDYZ Design Awards, recognizing the best interior designs in 10 categories, and the debut of the first-ever Gift + Stationery 40 Under 40 Awards presented by Gift Shop, Stationery Trends and Museums & More magazines. The Market’s signature FIRST LOOK trend display and seminar and Ahead of the Curve seminar and tours will offer directional trend insights, a full slate of educational sessions will address color trends, retailing strategies and more, and docent and designer-led tours of exhibit floors and top showrooms will showcase top-trending products. Las Vegas Market also hosts a full slate of buyer amenities to enhance the overall shopping experience, such as fully-equipped Internet lounges for buyers, designers and media, a dedicated international lounge, grab-and-go breakfasts, mother’s lounges and more.
Enhancements to the onsite registration process will expedite badge pick-up for buyers and exhibitors alike this summer. Pre-registered attendees can pick-up badges at multiple off-campus Scan & Go locations, including the Golden Nugget in downtown Las Vegas and the Aria on the strip; and the onsite registration area has tripled its size and capacity to speed the check-in process.
In advance of Market, lasvegasmarket.com 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. A new online feature, DesignOn LVMkt, informs and inspires Market participants with a series of posts by industry luminaries and thought-leaders previewing trends, new product introductions and other industry news.
Las Vegas Market offers many hotel options for Market-goers, from budget-friendly to luxury, and gaming or non-gaming. Las Vegas Market’s 27 hotel options feature rates ranging from $31 to $219 per night, including 12 hotels with rates of $100 or less per night. Connections Housing, Las Vegas Market’s official housing partner, offers Market-goers best rates and assistance with shuttle planning, as well as a chance to win show tickets, room upgrades, free stays and more. For details visit, http://www.lasvegasmarket.com/
Dates for the Summer 2017 Las Vegas Market are Sunday, July 30, through Thursday, August 3, 2017, with staggered show hours. Show dates and hours are:
July 30 – August 3, 2017
World Market Center Las Vegas
475 South Grand Central Parkway, Las Vegas, NV
July 30 – August 2, 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
August 3, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
The Pavilions at Las Vegas Market & DISCOVERIES: The Antique Vintage Market Place:
July 30, 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM
July 31-August 1, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
August 2, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM