Leading Industry Shows Continue to Expand Home Offerings in Las Vegas
Design & Construction Week today shared the following press release announcing cooperation between the Winter 2023 Las Vegas Market and the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) International Builders’ Show (IBS), the NKBA Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS), the National Hardware Show (NHS in January 2023.
IMC CEO Bob Maricich said: “In a few short months, Las Vegas will be THE residential design, construction, and furnishings destination for our industry. Individually, our shows are major draws for our industry leaders, offering unique, must-have products and top programming. Together, we will deliver an unparalleled experience. With access to Las Vegas Market’s thousands of resources showcasing the latest furniture, bedding, casual/outdoor, home décor and gift products, Design & Construction Week now presents the full spectrum of resources not just for building a house, but also for making it a home.”
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Las Vegas Market will co-date with Design & Construction Week’s NAHB International Builders’ Show and NKBA Kitchen and Bath Industry Show in Las Vegas January 2023
(LAS VEGAS) – October 21, 2022 – The opportunities for design, construction and home improvement professionals continue to grow in Las Vegas at the start of 2023 with the addition of another co-dated wholesale buying event to Design & Construction Week (DCW). Las Vegas Market will co-date with DCW, which features the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) International Builders’ Show (IBS), and the NKBA Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS). Las Vegas Market is the leading home furnishings and gift market in the western United States.
This news comes on the heels of the announcement earlier this year that the National Hardware Show (NHS) will also co-date with DCW in 2023, allowing attendees to explore even more products and opportunities to grow their businesses and maintain their competitive edge in the market. Collectively, the four trade events will take place January 29 through February 2, 2023, at two Las Vegas venues.
“We are very excited that this year’s IBS attendees will have the added opportunity to explore the exhibits of the Las Vegas Market for no additional fee,” said NAHB CEO Jerry Howard. “Fast, free shuttles will connect IBS, KBIS and NHS, all being held in the Las Vegas Convention Center, with the Las Vegas Market at the World Market Center Las Vegas.”
“We think having the Las Vegas Market co-date with us in Las Vegas is a great opportunity to expand Design & Construction Week even further,” said Bill Darcy, Chief Executive Officer for the NKBA. “Our Kitchen & Bath industry professionals can benefit from more value and opportunities during their time in Las Vegas by aligning with the Las Vegas Market and the other industry leading events. It’s also a great way for all these associations to better serve their respective members as we look to the future.”
“In a few short months, Las Vegas will be THE residential design, construction, and furnishings destination for our industry. Individually, our shows are major draws for our industry leaders, offering unique, must-have products and top programming. Together, we will deliver an unparalleled experience,” said Bob Maricich, CEO of International Market Centers (IMC), which produces Las Vegas Market. “By co-dating Las Vegas Market’s thousands of exhibitors in permanent showrooms and temporary exhibits showcasing the latest furniture, bedding, casual/outdoor, home décor and gift products, Design & Construction Week now presents the full spectrum of resources not just for building a house, but also for making it a home.”
“By coming together, we are able to offer buyers the opportunity to kick off 2023 with discovery and connection,” said Beth Casson, Event Vice President of the National Hardware Show. “NHS is the destination for uncovering trends and sourcing new products from new suppliers and new technologies to improve business operations. It’s going to be a stellar can’t-miss week and we cannot wait to celebrate innovation, and at the same time, offer the resources necessary for attendees to grow their business.”
IBS, KBIS and NHS badges will be accepted as credentials for LVM trade show only access and are not valid for conference or education programs where additional registration fees apply. Las Vegas Market buyers may register for IBS or KBIS at a discounted rate through the DCW website to receive access to IBS, KBIS, and NHS.
About the NAHB International Builders’ Show®
The NAHB International Builders’ Show (IBS) is the world’s largest annual residential construction show and is the must-attend event for professionals in the building industry. IBS is produced by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), a Washington-based trade association representing more than 140,000 members involved in home building, remodeling, multifamily construction, property management, subcontracting, design, housing finance, building product manufacturing and other aspects of residential and light commercial construction. NAHB's builder members will construct about 80% of the new housing units projected for this year. For more information, visit BuildersShow.com or nahb.org.
About the National Kitchen & Bath Association and the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show
The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) is the not-for-profit trade association that owns the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show® (KBIS), the largest kitchen and bath show in North America. With nearly 50,000 members in all segments of the kitchen and bath design and remodeling industry, the NKBA has educated and led the industry since the association’s founding in 1963. The mission of the NKBA is to inspire, lead and empower the kitchen and bath industry through professional certifications and learning, community, and events. For more information, visit www.nkba.org or call 1-800-THE-NKBA (843-6522).
KBIS® and NKBA® are registered trademarks of the National Kitchen & Bath Association.
KBIS is produced by Emerald. Our talented and experienced team grows our customers’ businesses 365 days a year through connections, content, and commerce. We expand connections that drive new business opportunities, product discovery, and relationships with over 140 annual events, matchmaking, and lead-gen services. We create content to ensure that our customers are on the cutting edge of their industries and are continually developing their skills. And we power commerce through efficient year-round buying and selling. We do all this by seamlessly integrating in-person and digital platforms and channels. Emerald is immersed in the industries we serve and committed to supporting the communities in which we operate. As true partners, we create experiences that inspire, amaze, and deliver breakthrough results. For more information, please visit emeraldx.com.
About the National Hardware Show® The National Hardware Show® celebrates a rich history spanning 76 years of serving the home improvement marketplace. From its early beginnings in New York during the post-World War 2 housing boom and eventual move to Chicago in the 1970s, to today’s current location in Las Vegas, NHS is the most comprehensive event, education and networking platform serving the hardware and home improvement industry. As the industry spearhead, it keeps a focused eye on the cultural, environmental, and technological developments shaping the future of modern living. NHS unites and guides the industry at its live events and on its interactive channels by delivering unparalleled opportunities for fostering connections, deepening insights, and building innovative and profitable strategies for growth. For more information on the National Hardware Show, visit www.nationalhardwareshow.com.
About Las Vegas Market
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 January 29- February 2, at World Market Center Las Vegas. Las Vegas Market and the World Market Center Las Vegas are owned and operated by International Market Centers (IMC). More information is at 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.