Las Vegas Market Expands Buying Group and Trade Association Programming for Summer 2021
Las Vegas – August 17, 2021 – Las Vegas Market will host 20+ furniture, home décor and gift buying groups and trade organizations for the Summer 2021 market – August 22-26, 2021 – including PLATIN America which launches a first-in-the-industry permanent showroom and gathering space.
“Buying groups and trade organizations recognize the value in Las Vegas Market, so we are committed to creating customized programs and opportunities that maximize the market experience for their members and vendors,” said Dorothy Belshaw, International Market Centers (IMC) executive vice president, chief customer and marketing officer. “The trailblazing PLATIN America Pavilion is the next innovative step in what we can offer to help members grow their businesses.”
PLATIN- Latin American Alliance’s new permanent showroom at World Market Center Las Vegas in Building A will showcase member vendors, serve as an incubator for brands to grow their American presence and provide a gathering place for 900+ buyers and sellers from more than 30 Latin American countries.
Some 20 additional buying groups and trade organizations from across the United States have confirmed their participation in the Summer 2021 Las Vegas Market. Events and meetings are planned for the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), Circaphiles, Furniture Marketing Group (FMG), The Good Toy Group, Independent College Bookstore Association (ICBA), Parable Group, Real Deals and the Zoo, Aquarium & Garden Buyers Group. Leaders from the Gourmet Catalog, Home Staging & Redesign Association, HTI Buying Group, International Association of Home Staging Professionals and Southwest Buying Group will be attending the market. Other groups attending include Ace Hardware, Association of Golf Merchandisers, CRAFT Retailers & Artists for Tomorrow, Museum Store Association, Spa Industry Association, True Value and Wild Birds Unlimited.
Las Vegas Market also is attracting interest from key national buyers looking to source from its wide range of lifestyle product. The 75+ major multi-door national retailers attending market include American Signature, At Home, Bloomingdales, Caesars Entertainment/Harrahs, Costco, Cost Plus World Market, Dillard’s, Hobby Lobby, HOM Furniture, Furniture Mart USA, Kirkland’s, Kitchen Kaboodle, Kroger, Macys, Marriott Hotels, Pottery Barn, Sam’s Club, Sleep Number and more.
Las Vegas Market is the leading home furnishings and gift market in the western U.S., presenting thousands of furniture, home décor and gift resources in an unrivaled market destination. Las Vegas Market’s diverse product offerings allow for cross-category commerce among these industries. The next Las Vegas Market runs August 22-26, 2021, at World Market Center Las Vegas. For more information, visit www.lasvegasmarket.com.
About International Market Centers: International Market Centers (IMC) serves as the center of commerce for the wholesale furniture, gift, home decor and apparel industries. With more than 20 million square feet of premium wholesale showroom space in High Point, N.C., Las Vegas and Atlanta, IMC has more than 60 years of relationships and experience creating scalable business platforms for wholesale commerce. With the launch of Juniper, a fully integrated omnichannel B2B commerce solution and multiline B2B e-commerce marketplace empowering buyers and sellers to better manage and grow their business at markets and year-round, IMC now provides the only omnichannel sales and marketing platform that seamlessly connects physical and digital wholesale commerce. For more information, visit www.imcenters.com.
About PLATIN America: The PLATIN- Latin American Alliance, is a buying group engaged on building synergies between Latin American Buyers and Vendors at trade shows in the USA. At this moment the PLATIN Latin American Alliance have on record 900+ PLATIN pre-qualified commercial and retail Latin American Buyers from 30 Latin American countries segmented by: Home & Accents, Christmas, Floral and Lighting. The PLATIN Team works to secure best deals between Buyers and Vendors using the PLATIN Latin American Alliance platform. For more information, visit https://platinamerica.com/.