Dec 8, 2015
New, expanded seminar roster announced for winter Las Vegas Market

Las Vegas Market brings a strong series of original programming that will appeal to designers, furniture, gift and home décor buyers and retailers this winter. Running from Jan. 24-28, 2016, Las Vegas Market’s winter edition offers attendees a wealth of choices — more than 30 in all — to learn from some of the most important designers in the industry, connect with peers, get ahead of the curve on trends, earn CEU credits and acquire insights on important issues impacting the future. New for Winter, the first-ever seminar room in dedicated temp area The Pavilions will showcase an even broader array of unique, compelling programming and networking opportunities.
Highlighting the roster are Las Vegas Market-exclusive 2016 Design Icon Thomas Pheasant, the centerpiece of winter programming. Pheasant will share his experiences working with an impressive array of high-profile clients, as well as impart his design wisdom and philosophies; FIRST LOOK, Las Vegas Market’s signature trend program with curated themes, market resources aligned with themes, product vignettes and companion color guide; Hope for the Future with Monica Pedersen, Jamie Durie, Robin WIlson & Dwell Media, the panel discuss responsible choices and point designers to excellent resources among Las Vegas Market exhibitors; Pantone 2016 Color Forecast, two colors lead the way in Laurie Pressman’s always-popular presentation; and Designer-led Curated Tours, book-signing parties with designers and celebrities like the Beekman Boys, the Gift for Life fundraiser and reception and much more. Las Vegas Market is proud to partner with the American Society of Interior Designers, Gift & Home Trade Association, Museum Store Association, Zoo & Aquarium Buyer’s Group, Day Spa Association, Association for Healthcare Volunteer Resource Professionals, among others, for additional programming.

Schedule Highlights:

Sunday, January 24

3:00-4:00 p.m.

Designer Branding: Making Your Brand a Collection

Glen Peloso and Jamie Alexander, Peloso Alexander Interiors

WorldView on Sixteen (0.1 CEU)

Monday, January 25

10:00-11:00 a.m.


Julie Smith Vincenti, Nine Muses Media

WorldView on Sixteen (0.1 CEU)

1:00-2:00 p.m.

Hope for the Future- Inside and Out

Jamie Durie, Monica Pedersen, Robin Wilson, Susan Inglis and Moderated by Michela O’Connor Abrams, President of Dwell Media

WorldView on Sixteen (0.1 CEU)

2:00-3:00 p.m.

Book Signing with Robin Wilson: Amazon ranking #1 “Clean Design: Wellness for your Lifestyle”

3:30-4:30 p.m.

Beekman 1802: Merchandising Lifestyle & Designing for Attraction of Opposites

Brent Ridge  & Josh Kilmer-Purcell, Beekman 1802

Building C, Surya Seminar Room C174 (0.1 CEU)

4:45-6:15 p.m.

“Beekman 1802: The Attraction of Opposites” Meet & Greet and Book Signing

Josh Kilmer-Purcell & Brent Ridge, Beekman 1802

Building C, Across from C174

Tuesday, January 26

10:00-11:00 a.m.

Design Icon Presentation: Thomas Pheasant

WorldView on Sixteen (0.1 CEU)

11:00am -12:00 p.m.

Design Icon Book signing of “Simply Serene” and Meet & Greet with Thomas Pheasant

WorldView on Sixteen

1:00-2:00 p.m.

Innovation and Impact – Inspirational New Themes in Color and Design for Home 2016 and Beyond

Laurie Pressman, Pantone

WorldView on Sixteen (0.1 CEU)

2:30-3:30 p.m.

Five tips to Build an Engaged Instagram Audience

Justina Blakeney, The Jungalow, Sponsored by Loloi Rugs

Building C, Surya Seminar Room C174 (0.1 CEU)

Wednesday, January 27

10:00-11:00 a.m.

Cash in on the Buy Local Trend

Patti Biro, Patti Biro and Associates

Pavilions Seminar Room (0.1. CEU)

Designer-led tours include:

Soft Design Lab

Jackie Von Tobel and Deb Barrett

Las Vegas Market Red Carpet Experience – January 24-27
Jackie Von Tobel and Deb Barrett of Soft Design Lab will host a turnkey, 3 night, 4 day, Red Carpet Experience at Las Vegas Market for qualified attendees, designers, and retailers from across the country.  *This tour is strictly limited to twenty qualified attendees on a first come, first serve basis. To attend, apply at:

Glen & Jamie Design Tour 2016 – January 25

Glen Peloso and Jamie Alexander, Peloso Alexander Interiors
Join Glen Peloso and Jamie Alexander, two well-respected names in design, for exclusive tours and events at Las Vegas Market. Complimentary private showroom tours on Monday only. Information and FREE registration at:

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December 2, 2017 - December 4, 2017

Charlotte Gift & Jewelry Show

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December 3, 2017 - December 6, 2017

Grand Strand Gift & Resort Merchandise Show

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Showtime ITMA Market

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December 15, 2017 - December 17, 2017

Baton Rouge Jewelry and Merchandise Show

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75 Applewood Drive, Suite A
PO Box 128
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