International Market Centers has announced that it is accepting entries for the second semi-annual Global Goodness Awards, recognizing eco-friendly, sustainable and socially responsible activities among gift, furniture and home decor companies. Show producer IMC will present The Global Goodness Awards to five exhibitors at the Winter 2014 Las Vegas Market, The show runs from January 26 to 30, 2014, at World Market Center Las Vegas. _
“Las Vegas Market is continuing to see growth in companies showcasing artisanal, sustainable, environmentally friendly and Fair Trade products,” Dorothy Belshaw, IMC president of Gift & Home Décor, International Market Centers, said in comments discussing the awards. “As the leading gift, furniture and home décor destination in the western United States, Las Vegas Market is proud to recognize and reward companies for making a positive impact on people and communities all over the world.”_
All Las Vegas Market exhibitors can enter the Global Goodness awards. IMC noted. An independent jury comprised of trade press editors, retail executives and industry experts will choose five Global Goodness honorees based on essays describing personal journeys, socially-responsible products offered and sourcing processes that have had a positive impact on people and communities around the world.
Potential Global Goodness participants must submit essays of 100 words or less with supporting photos sized 5 inches by 7 inches at 300 dpi resolution as JPG/JPEG, TIFF/TIF or EPS files by Wednesday, January 15, 2014. Submissions can be sent to Cain Brodie at [email protected]