New Tenants and Lines & Concentration of Home Products Among Highlights
LAS VEGAS, January 10, 2013… With an influx of new and expanded showrooms, as well as continued remerchandising of current tenants, GIFT+HOME at Las Vegas Market continues to increase momentum for its repositioning as the industry’s premier western marketplace. Some 20 new showrooms and 40 new lines, as well as five expanded showrooms, will debut at the Winter market, January 28 - February 1, 2013, at World Market Center Las Vegas.
“Interest in and excitement about the Las Vegas Market is at an all time high,” said Dorothy Belshaw, president of Gift & Home Décor, International Market Centers (IMC). “Many of our current tenants are recommitting themselves to Las Vegas Market by expanding their showrooms and extending their leases. At the same time, several leading companies are establishing a first-time western presence here in Las Vegas.”
Giftware suppliers making their western debut this Winter include 1 Point West (Rocky Mountain rep consortium with leading gift lines); Buckhead Betties (gift, personal accessories); and burton+BURTON (balloons and coordinating gifts). These showrooms, which are located in Building C on the 8th floor, join previously announced new C8 tenants Blossom Bucket, Coton Colors, Grasslands Road, a division of Amscan, Inc., International Gem & Minerals, Roman and Seasons Jewelry which also are debuting this January. Other permanent newcomers debuting at the Winter 2013 Gift+Home at Las Vegas Market are Hanna’s Handiworks (seasonal, gift); Meissenburg Designs; and Santa’s Own (seasonal and gift), all of which will be located in Building C on the 9th floor.
Worlds Away (handcrafted lighting and hand painted metal furniture) is the tenth, and newest, addition to C3’s dynamic collection of home décor showrooms. Previously announced newcomers to C3 are: Bliss Studio, Codarus, Couture Lamps, Design Legacy by Kelly O'Neal, Light & Living, Pol Art, Santangelo Lighting, Selamat and Thumprints.
In addition to these new showrooms, there will be an influx of new lines featured in existing showrooms throughout Building C. Among new lines are: Camille Beckman (Next Step Reps); Caspari (Ivystone); Certified International (Next Step Reps); Divine Lip Shimmers (Imagine That!); ICU Eyewear (Ivystone); Luggs (Next Step Reps); Magnet Works™ (Next Step Reps); New Dimensions (1 Point West); Santa Barbara (Onecoast); and Towne & Reese (Ivystone). A complete list of new lines is available online at http://www.giftandhomelv.com/exhibitor-directory.
Building C tenants who have expanded their showroom space for the Winter market include: Designs Combined (gift, general gift, seasonal, decorative accessories, garden) on C9; and Leftbank Art (canvas artwork) on C3. These newly expanded showrooms, join previously announced expansions; Classic Home on C4,Gifts of Nature on C8, Next Step Reps on C8 and Ohio Wholesale on C9.
Gift+Home at Las Vegas Market also continues to re-merchandise its existing home décor resources into buyer-friendly consolidation of like resources. As part of this, nine companies will relocate from the fifth floor of Building B into new complementary product neighborhoods across campus. These companies, and their new showroom locations, include rug suppliers Dynamic Rugs (A4); KAS Rugs (B1); Noble House (A4); Oriental Weavers (C3); Rizzy Rugs (A4); Shaw Living (B4); and United Weavers (A4), décor supplier Three Hands (C6) and lighting, art and décor supplier Yosemite Home Décor (A3).
GIFT+HOME at Las Vegas Market is a leading gift and home décor marketplace in the western U.S., presenting 800+ gift and home décor resources in an unrivaled market destination. Las Vegas Market features thousands of furniture, gift and home décor lines, allowing for cross-category commerce among the gift, furniture, home décor and accessory industries. The Winter 2013 Las Vegas Market runs January 28-February 1, 2013, at World Market Center Las Vegas. For more information, visit GiftandHomeLV.com.