The Las Vegas Market announced that it will be adding new and expanding resources for the independent gourmet housewares channel for the January 2019 edition of the Las Vegas Winter Market, running from Jan. 27 to Jan. 31, 2019.
“The gourmet category continues to grow market-over-market at Las Vegas Market, with more than 750 lines available to date,” said Joy Jansen, director of gift and home leasing for International Market Centers. “In the last year alone, we have recorded nearly 32,000 square feet of gourmet-focused leasing activity – additions, expansions and renewals.”
Supreme Housewares, a producer of kitchenware, will be debuting in 294 square feet on C11. Additionally, two current exhibitors – BIDK Home and Keena – are expanding at winter market. According to the Market Center, other resources include: Alessi; Arte Italica; Chilewich; Costa Nova; Eva Solo; Fishs Eddy; Hester & Cook; JK Adams; KAI USA; OXO; Riedel; Siren Song; Skyros Designs; Vitamix; and Wüsthof.
In addition to resource growth, Las Vegas Market is continuing its partnership with Gourmet Catalog (GC) Buying Group and the HTI Buying Group. As in past years, Las Vegas Market will offer scholarships to members of each group and will develop unique and exclusive programming and activities for each buying groups’ members attending the Winter Market. Management from each group will attend and groups will host exclusive members-only events.