IMC Announces Changes to Las Vegas Market Tradeshow Leasing Team
LAS VEGAS – (Sept. 4, 2019) – International Market Centers (IMC) has announced that Elizabeth Moss, a 17-year industry veteran, has joined the Las Vegas Market tradeshow leasing team and two existing members of the team – Priscila Gilburg and Michelle Karol – will assume additional category responsibilities. (Note: Individual headshots are available online at https://www.dropbox.com/sh/mrglqj4i596zwbw/AABCysU3D4olm9MEU8EXHvTea?dl=0.)
“We are fortunate to have such a seasoned tradeshow team in Las Vegas,” said Jo Ann Miller Marshall, president of tradeshow leasing for International Market Centers. “We couldn’t ask for a more talented and passionate team not only to lead the charge for the coming Market but also to prepare for the transition from the Pavilions into the new Expo Center next summer!”
Effective immediately, Moss, director of tradeshow sales, will oversee the HOME, DESIGN HOME and DISCOVERIES: The Antique Vintage Marketplace destinations; Priscila Gilburg, executive director of tradeshow sales, will manage the GIFT and DESIGN LIFESTYLE destinations; Michelle Karol, director of tradeshow sales, will handle the HANDMADE and CASH & CARRY destinations; and Jenna Henderson is the department coordinator for tradeshows in Las Vegas.
Moss worked at AmericasMart from 2002 through 2018 with increasing levels of responsibility for gift and home furnishings tradeshow leasing, including specific oversight of the High Design and HD Home temporaries. She graduated from Auburn University with a degree in apparel merchandising, design and production management. Moss will report to Gilburg.
“My passion has always been with tradeshows, particularly with the home industry where I am well-immersed in relationships and knowledge,” Moss said. “I am thrilled to join the Las Vegas Market team and help exhibitors grow their business. The synergy amongst the IMC tradeshows is opening a world of opportunities for these three major markets and I am excited to be a part of it!”
Gilburg, who joined IMC in 2014, has more than two decades of experience in the tradeshow industry, including management of NY NOW’s Accent on Design division and as a sales manager for ENK International Trade Shows.
Karol, who joined IMC in 2015, has worked in tradeshows for more than 10 years, including her role with NY NOW’s Handmade division.
Caron Stover, senior vice president of Atlanta Apparel and Las Vegas Market gift and home temporaries, has worked in tradeshows at AmericasMart for more than 15 years. She works with Las Vegas Market’s tradeshow leasing team to develop and expand the temporary exhibits.
The Pavilions at Las Vegas Market showcase 500+ gift and home décor resources in six carefully-curated destinations – DESIGN HOME, DESIGN LIFESTYLE, DISCOVERIES: The Antique Vintage Marketplace, GIFT, HANDMADE and HOME – offering buyers and designers a unique way to cross-category shop and source. In total, the Pavilions will showcase a broad assortment of lines that include: accent furniture; antiques; decorative accessories; fashion accessories; faux botanicals; jewelry; home décor; housewares; gourmet foods; lighting; one-of-a-king products; personal care; rugs; stationery; tabletop; textile; vintage items and wall décor.
Las Vegas Market is the leading home furnishings and gift market in the western U.S., presenting 4,300+ furniture, home décor and gift resources in an unrivaled market destination. Las Vegas Market features thousands of furniture, home décor and gift lines, allowing for cross-category commerce among these industries. The Winter 2020 Las Vegas Market runs Jan. 26 – Jan. 30, 2020, at World Market Center Las Vegas. For more information, visit www.lasvegasmarket.com.
About International Market Centers: International Market Centers (IMC) is the world’s largest operator of premier showroom space for furniture, gift, home décor, rug, and apparel industries. International Market Centers owns and operates nearly 20 million square feet of world-class exhibition space in High Point, N.C., Las Vegas and Atlanta. IMC’s mission is to build and operate an innovative, sustainable, profitable and scalable platform for the furniture, gift, home décor, rug, and apparel industries. For more information on IMC, visit http://imcenters.com/.
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