New and expanding home furnishings and gift resources and industry-exclusive programming will be on tap for the summer 2019 Las Vegas Market, running July 28 – Aug. 1, 2019. Las Vegas Market features 4,300+ furniture, home decor and gift resources in one easy-to-shop destination.
“Las Vegas Market offers buyers and suppliers an unparalleled platform for business in the West,” said Bob Maricich, Chief Executive Officer of International Market Centers. “It’s robust – and growing – resources showcase both leading suppliers and innovative newcomers, and its slate of ‘only-in-Las Vegas’ industry awards and networking events combine to make the Las Vegas Market a ‘must-see’ this summer.”
New and Expanding Home Furnishings & Gift Resources
Las Vegas Market’s key categories – furniture, home decor and gift – continue to grow. In furniture, more than 120,000 square feet of new, relocating, expanding and renewing furniture showrooms will be among the market’s more than four million square feet and 2,000+ furniture lines on 31 showroom floors, along with 100+ temporary home furnishings exhibitors on B2, C13. Within home decor, more than 90,000 square feet of new, relocating, expanding and renewing showrooms are set to open, adding to Las Vegas Market’s one-million-plus square feet of home decor resources on 13 showroom floors in Buildings A, B and C, and in The Pavilions. In gift, Las Vegas Market will showcase more than 2,700 resources in permanent showrooms and temporary exhibits throughout campus, including 100,000 square foot of new, expanded and renewed showrooms confirmed in Building C for July market.
New and Returning Temporary Exhibitors
More than 100 new and returning exhibitors will be among the 500+ temporary gift and home lines showcased in the Pavilions at Las Vegas Market. This summer, the Pavilions dynamic new floorplan will showcase five core destinations together under one roof: DESIGN (DESIGN LIFESTYLE, DESIGN HOME), DISCOVERIES: The Antique Vintage Marketplace, GIFT, HANDMADE and HOME. The Pavilions also will present specialized hand-crafted and artisan-inspired resources in two popular showcases: Aid to Artisans and Artisanal LA. Marketgoers can find an additional 100+ temporary home furnishings resources on B2 and in the casual/outdoor exhibitors on C13.
Partnerships & Programming
Las Vegas Market will feature a robust slate of exclusive industry events this summer, including the 2019 Las Vegas Market CEO Summit; the fifth annual ANDYZ Design Awards sponsored by Furniture, Lighting & Decor; Gift + Stationery 40 Under 40 Awards presented by Great American Media Services; “Lean In and Lift Up,” sponsored by Progressive Business Media; and the ninth annual “Up On the Roof” fundraiser benefiting Gift for Life. Summer market also will include two proprietary trend programs: FIRST LOOK and Ahead of the Curve in partnership with LUXE Magazine. In addition to these industry-exclusive offerings, Las Vegas Market presents a full schedule of special events, awards programs, seminars and guided tours for retailers and designers. A full schedule is available at www.lasvegasmarket.com/seminars-and-events.
The market’s digital platform offers buyers, designers and market attendees a way to make preparation easier and more efficient. With the Las Vegas Market website and app, marketgoers can use the Exhibitor Directory to search by company name or by keywords to explore a robust catalog that includes more than 400 exhibitors and one million SKUs. Notable this July, marketgoers can receive on-site website and app assistance from “Appbassadors” who can be found in the lobbies of buildings A, B and C and in the Pavilions.
Las Vegas Market hosts a number of buyer amenities, including campus and hotel shuttles, fully-equipped internet lounges, buyers’ lounges and convenient café and food kiosks. Construction is underway on the Expo at World Market Center, a new 315,000-square-foot exhibition facility set to open in summer 2020, and marketgoers can expect to see exciting progress as well as transportation changes this summer. Las Vegas Market has created an online guide detailing construction progress and campus transit and parking tips available at https://www.lasvegasmarket.com/about/campus-updates.