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LV Market Hosts Annual “Up On The Roof” Gift for Life Benefit

Las Vegas Market has announced that it will host its 6th annual “Up on the Roof” gala charity event benefiting Gift For Life, the sole national charitable organization for the gift, stationery and home décor industries, on Monday, August 1, during the Summer 2016 Las Vegas Market.

Party-goers will enjoy cocktails, appetizers, dancing, music and access to a spectacular selection of nearly 20 exceptional silent auction prize packages – valued between $200 to $4,850 – including the 50th Annual Country Music Awards in Nashville, TN, and Nascar Sprint Races across the United States as well as a variety of Las Vegas-focused prizes, such as hotel stays, dinners and show tickets.

“Las Vegas Market has been a consistent supporter of Gift for Life, and we are delighted to enhance our sixth annual ‘Up on the Roof’ fundraiser with a selection of truly unique and unusual experiential silent auction prizes,” said Dorothy Belshaw, President of Gift & Home Décor, International Market Centers. “With 100% of party proceeds benefitting Gift For Life, Las Vegas Market is doing its part to unite the industry against AIDS. As the leading furniture, home decor and gift destination in the western United States, we are proud to support the industry’s sole national charity.”

Among the prizes available for silent auction during “Up on the Roof” are travel package prizes to Costa Rica and New Orleans as well unique experiences such as the 50th Annual Country Music Awards in Nashville, Nascar Sprint Races, and an ultimate “Top Gun” adventure will allow one lucky buyer to serve as a fighter pilot for a day in a military aircraft. 

Las Vegas-focused prizes available through silent auction include multi-night hotel stays at the Cosmopolitan, Golden Nugget, Hilton Grand Vacation, The D, SLS, Stratosphere, TI, Trump and Venetian; dinners at Giada and McCalls Heartland Grill; Happy Hour at High Roller; and tickets to shows including Geordie Brown, Marriage Can Be Murder, Mystere and The Pin-Up Show.

The “Up on the Roof” fundraiser and reception will be held in an awe-inspiring setting—the WorldView Ballroom on the 16th Floor of Building B—showcasing dazzling views of the Las Vegas skyline.  From 6 to 8 p.m., party-goers will enjoy cocktails, appetizers, dancing, music and the silent auction. 

Tickets, which cost $25 each, may be purchased online at, and at specially-designated kiosks onsite during Las Vegas Market. All guests will receive one raffle ticket with each ticket purchase and can buy additional raffle tickets at the auction. All funds raised will benefit Gift for Life.

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