Las Vegas Market Sustains Strong Gift Leasing
Las Vegas Market Sustains Strong Gift Leasing
Showrooms Additions, Expansions & Relocations Propel Growth
LAS VEGAS, NV - (April 16, 2018) - Las Vegas Market announced today that powerful leasing momentum continues to propel gift category growth, with more than 32,100 square feet of new, expanded and renewed showrooms recently confirmed for the Summer 2018 Las Vegas Market, running July 29 to August 2, 2018.
“Las Vegas Market is maintaining its dynamic growth trajectory in the gift segment, with substantial numbers of high-profile vendors signing leases for new, expanded or renewed showroom space,” said Terence Morris, Senior Vice President Gift and Tradeshow Leasing, International Market Centers. “The ongoing industry ‘buzz’ about the exciting buying and selling atmosphere is making Las Vegas Market not only the nation’s fastest growing gift and home décor market but also an industry must-shop event.”
Some 4,500+ square feet of new and expanded gift showrooms already are confirmed for Summer Market. The two most recent newcomers to Las Vegas Market are Viabella, an upscale greeting card and stationery supplier, in 844 square feet on C11; and Wild Rumpus Room, a multi-line sales agency with a host of American-made artisan lines, in 3,668 square feet on C10. Wild Rumpus Room’s featured lines include: Anvil Studio, Attic Journals, Counter Couture, Gabriel John Candles, Joanna Craft, Karen Tyler Boelts, Magpie Primitives, Smart Glass, Southern Firefly, Stick with Mary, Sugarhouse Greetings, The 3 Sisters Design Co., Universal Ironworks, Vintage Bliss, Whimsies USA; and Whitney Howard Designs.
Two expansions, totaling nearly 8,000 square feet of showroom space, also are confirmed for Summer Market. Torre & Tagus, supplier of clean, contemporary home décor and accessories from around the world, is expanding to 2,506 square feet and relocating to C1. The American Made Collective, a shared showroom of nearly 20 U.S.-based artisans working in all media and all product categories, is expanding to 5,406 square feet on C11 and welcoming three newcomers: Kristin Ford Jewelry, Music of the Spheres, and Sticks.
In advance of summer Market, seven leading vendors, which together utilize a total of 12,521 square feet on five floors of Building C (C1, C8, C9, C10 and C11), are renewing their Las Vegas Market showroom commitments. The most recent renewals include: Burton & Burton, suppliers of balloons, floral supplies, coordinating gifts, and home décor, in 10,117 square feet on C8; Columbia Empire Farms, a gourmet food purveyor of berry preserves, syrups, sauces, hazelnut confections, gift packs and accessories, in 303 square feet on C1; Mary Lake Thompson, a designer and manufacturer of soaps, aprons, bath products, drawer liners, sachets, napkins, hats and signature flour sack towels, in 1,760 square feet on C10; Melrose International, a wholesaler for giftware, home décor, silk florals, flameless candles and accessories, in 6,756 square feet on C9; Menus & Music, an independent publisher and music label producing exceptional-quality cooking, music, and travel products, in 289 square feet on C11; Swahili Imports, designers and importers of handmade African baskets, decor and jewelry, and fair trade products, 1,590 square feet on C10; and USA Pan, a manufacturer of commercial quality bakeware, in 1,520 square feet on C11.
These latest debuts and expansions, combined with three other gourmet-focused additions announced in March, will bring a total of nearly 16,600 square feet of new and expanded showrooms to the Summer 2018 Las Vegas Market. In addition, gift and gourmet showroom renewals in advance of the Summer market total 15,082 square feet.
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 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 August 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/.