Las Vegas Market Supports Key Industry with Gourmet Demonstration
Demonstration Confirmed for Three Days at Summer Market
LAS VEGAS, N.V. – Las Vegas Market announced today that it will host a gourmet demonstration on three Market days during the Summer 2018 Las Vegas Market, running July 29 to Aug. 2, 2018, as part of its ongoing commitment to the gourmet industry.
“We’ve experienced a tremendous rate of growth over the last two years in this category and that growth is a direct result of our tenant support and engagement,” said Joy Jansen, Director of Leasing - Gift + Home, International Market Centers. “It’s been inspiring to see the kind of community we are building here and we’re excited about hosting more demonstrations in the future.”
Las Vegas Market continues to make significant gains in the gourmet category with a record-breaking 750+ gourmet housewares, boutique tabletop and specialty food resources available in permanent showrooms and temporary exhibition space at Summer Market; including new and expanding resources from Badash Crystal; Grainware; Hammond’s Candies; Kiss That Frog and Be Home; Kitchen Source; Le Creuset; New Canaan Farms; Serene House; and TASTE - A Gourmet Food Experience.
New gourmet housewares and tabletop suppliers also will be well represented in The Pavilions at Las Vegas Market this summer, with dozens of first-time exhibitors debuting in temporary exhibit spaces. Newcomers include gourmet suppliers albert L. (punkt), Inc.; Aura Glass; Casa Bugatti; Forlife; Huang Acrylic; and The Crystal Wonderland; as well as exhibitors carrying a varied assortment of tabletop, housewares and gift products: Danforth Pewter (Home of the Vilmain Collection;) Fair Trade Winds; Harkiss Designs; I Must Draw; Kara Weaves; Mira Fair Trade; and Rainy Day Illustrations.
The 60-to-90-minute demonstration will feature Bobby Griggs from Hammer Stahl (cookware and cutlery) on three show days in C1144:
- Sunday, July 29 at 2 p.m.
- Monday, July 30 at 2 p.m.
- Tuesday, July 31 at 10 a.m.
Las Vegas Market launched C11 — the industry’s newest destination for gourmet housewares, tabletop and specialty food presentation — at the Summer Market 2015. Today, the Market presents 750+ gourmet resources across its campus, in both showrooms and in The Pavilions at Las Vegas Market. Notable gift-oriented housewares, tabletop and specialty food exhibitors at Las Vegas Market include: Aesthetic Movement (Sir/Madam, Fishs Eddy); Alessi; bambu home; CapaBunga; Chukar Cherries; Design Imports; Eva Solo; Harold Import Company; JURA; Le Cluny;Magenta; Match; Mepra; Natural OliveWood; Olivia Reigel; Pepper Creek Farms; Reidel; Sea Stones; Sagaform USA; Skyros Designs; The Travers Group (Joseph Joseph); Via Graceffo; and Wüsthof.
Las Vegas Market is the nation’s fastest growing gift and home décor market and the leading furniture marketplace in the western U.S., presenting nearly 4,300+ gift, home décor and furniture resources in an unrivaled market destination. Las Vegas Market features thousands of gift, furniture and home décor lines, allowing for cross-category commerce among these industries. The Summer 2018 Las Vegas Market runs July 29 to Aug 2, 2018. For more information, visit www.lasvegasmarket.com.
About International Market Centers, L.P.
Las Vegas Market is produced by International Market Centers, L.P. (IMC), the world’s largest operator of premier showroom space for the furnishings, home décor and gift industries. International Market Centers owns and operates 12.2 million square feet of world-class exhibition space in High Point, N.C. and Las Vegas. IMC’s mission is to build and operate an innovative, sustainable, profitable and scalable platform for the furnishings, home décor and gift industries. For more information on IMC, visit http://imcenters.com/.
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