LVM Partners with Kite Trade Assoc. Intl. to Host Winter Market Tradeshow
LAS VEGAS – September 25, 2019 – Las Vegas Market announced today a new partnership with Kite Trade Association International (KTAI) that will bring its annual tradeshow to 2019 Winter Las Vegas Market, running Jan. 27 – Jan. 31, 2019. The co-location will bring 20 makers and designers of wind-related products to the Pavilions at Las Vegas Market, adding a new dimension to the Market’s gift and home temporary exhibits.
“This partnership between Las Vegas Market and Kite Trade Association International introduces buyers to a diverse new offering in the gift category,” said Terence Morris, vice president of gift and tradeshow leasing at International Market Centers. “We’re delighted to expand what is already the nation’s fastest growing gift and home décor market with complementary resources that are unique and compelling.”
“Our exhibitors will showcase unique kites, innovative toys, trend and gift staples, and kinetic garden decor to Market attendees,” said Elaine Leitner, president of Kite Trade Association International. “There will be lots of colorful, fun, and exciting kinetic displays. Our retail members will be able to choose from thousands of new and relevant products and vendors, and KTAI exhibitors will have access to a new, well-established group of buyers who come ready to write orders for their businesses. With KTAI co-locating within the Las Vegas Market, we believe this is a sure-bet!”
The Pavilions at Las Vegas Market showcase 500+ gift and home décor exhibitors in six product categories. Pavilion 1 features GIFT, DESIGN LIFESTYLE and HANDMADE; and Pavilion 2 presents HOME, DESIGN HOME and DISCOVERIES: The Antique Vintage Marketplace. KTAI will be located in Pavilion 1 and operate according to the regular schedule for the Pavilions, which is 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 27, through Tuesday, Jan. 29, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 30.
Kite Trade Association International is a non-profit organization based in Oregon that exists to support and promote the manufacturing, distribution and retailing of kites and wind-related products. The co-location, which is KTAI’s first collaboration with a major market, will add to the 200+ toy resources available in three buildings and two pavilions at Las Vegas Market. Learn more about KTAI at www.kitetrade.org.
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 4,000+ 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. Winter 2019 Las Vegas Market runs January 27-31, 2019. 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 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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