From Home Furnishing Business
Gift and Temp Space Sets Record in Las Vegas
This exhibitors are concentrated in Building C during Jan. 26-30 show at World Market Center Las Vegas.
The winter market will showcase 340 temporary gift and home décor exhibits--the largest in the history of Las Vegas Market. Overall, temporary exhibits are experiencing record increases, running more than 10 percent ahead of last year, and temporary presentations on c-ONE, a new showcase of directional home décor and specialty tabletop suppliers launched six months ago, as well as B2, a collection of home furnishings and furniture temporary exhibits, will be completely sold-out for the winter market.
"The incredible growth in temporary exhibitors--and in particular in gift and home décor resources in Building C--alidates the industry's support for our three-phase strategic growth plan for Las Vegas Market," said Dorothy Belshaw, president of Gift & Home Décor, International Market Centers. "Our spotlight on better home décor and the realignment of temporary space in Buildings B and C are making Las Vegas Market the fastest growing furniture, home décor and gift market in the western United States."
With the addition of seven recently confirmed temporary exhibitors, the newly launched c-ONE cross-category showcase is sold-out, with a total of 40 resources presented in temporary and permanent presentations. Recently confirmed c-ONE exhibitors include Acrila Furniture's Toobre Collection; the BD Collection of Italian furnishings by Brodarick Design; Interior Illusions, providing contemporary furniture, lighting and home décor; Ma Maison de Campagne, a supplier of fine art and accessories; Roberta Schilling artful furniture and home décor; The Elizabeth Lucas Company, offering limited edition art, furniture and soft goods; and gift and accessories supplier the Whitey Board Company. These firms join announced c-ONE's curated collection of leading suppliers, including Alessi, Ann Gish, FermobUSA, Gold Leaf Design Group, Jonathan Adler, Match, Michael Aram, SkLO, Trowbridge Gallery and VIETRI.
The realignment and relocation of the MADE and TREND categories on C11 also is fueling growth in temporary exhibits. Notable newcomers in the MADE collection include Ann Made Candles, Crosby & Taylor, Lizzy James Designs, Maurice Milleur, Objects with Purpose and Vital Industries. Exciting new temporary exhibitors in the TREND segment include Bed Head Pajamas, Be Home, Charles Viancin, Mixture and Scojo NY. A variety of new tabletop resources also are expanding on C11, including many new-to-market firms: Di Potter, Enrico Products, Hester & Cook Design Group, Merritt International, Parison, Sobremesa by Greenheart and West Creation.
A number of new temporary exhibitors also will be highlighted in "micro showrooms" on C10 as part of the Lifestyle collection. These companies include Glenda Gies, Jessie Steele, Kate Mesta, Nest Fragrances, Nuop and Rustico Leather.
Click here for a complete list of winter 2014 temporary exhibitors.