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Las Vegas Market Grows Gourmet For Summer 2017

Las Vegas Market has stated that nine new showrooms and more than a dozen new gourmet lines will debut Floors C1 and C11 at the Summer 2017 Market. The show is scheduled to run July 30 to August 3, 2017.

“Gourmet keeps growing at Las Vegas Market,” said Dorothy Belshaw, president, gift leasing, and chief marketing officer, International Market Centers. “Since our 2015 launch of C11 – the industry’s most dynamic new destination for gift-oriented housewares, tabletop and specialty food – gourmet resources have grown exponentially, making Las Vegas the nation’s fastest growing gift and home décor market.”

For the Summer Market, C11 welcomes three new showrooms: gourmet candy maker Katie’s Candies; the LuRay Collection of fine linens; and Sertodo Copper, a supplier of copper tabletop, drinkware and serveware. In addition, more than a dozen leading gourmet lines will debut on the floor with multi-line sales agencies Muir Sales (Chic Wrap, Comfify, Full Circle, Kitchen IQ, Rango Honey, Swedish Treasures, TaDa and Tala); The Kitchen Source (Dreamfarm); and The Travers Group (DKB Household and its five gourmet housewares brands: Cole & Mason, Culinare, Jamie Oliver, Ken Home and Zyliss).

Six new gourmet-related showrooms also will debut on C1, including: tabletop and gift supplier AMEICO and Areaware, a producer of functional and unusual everyday objects; tabletop and home décor manufacturer Casafina; tabletop provider Costa Nova; tabletop and bakeware supplier Grestel; and tableware and home décor manufacturer Kiyasa.

The Pavilions at Las Vegas Market also will house growing numbers of gourmet lines among its more than 500 gift and home décor temporary exhibitors. New-to-market gourmet exhibitors in Pavilion 1 include: Albanese Confections, Bear Paw, CookPlay USA, Culver Industries, Debbie Lee’s Classic Creations, McSteven’s and Talla Imports.

Returning gourmet exhibitors in Pavilion 1 include: BeerCap Trap, Blomus/SKS USA, Capabunga, Cose Nuove, Country Home Creations, Crown Linen Designs, Eastern Elm, Eleven Design Studio, Gage, Going Stemless, Inspired Generations, J. Johnson and Co., McCall’s Candles, Modgy, Out of the Woods of Oregon, Rendezvous: French Style Living, SCSR Innovations, Simply Scrumptious Confections, South Bend Chocolate, Sparkles Home, Supreme Housewares, True Brands, Vestiges, Via Graceffo and Virginia Brands.

Las Vegas Market stated that the new additions join a roster of high-end gift-oriented housewares, tabletop and specialty food exhibitors already exhibiting at Las Vegas Market, including Aesthetic Movement, Alessi, bambu home, Canvas Home, Chukar Cherries, Circa Asia, Design Imports, Eva Solo, Hammond’s Candies, Harold Import Company, JURA, Magenta, Match, Mepra, Olivia Reigel, Pepper Creek Farms, Riedel, Sea Stones, Sagaform USA; and Skyros Designs.

In addition, Las Vegas Market stated that as part of a related attendance-building strategy, it is continuing and expanding its partnership with two major housewares buying groups, the Gourmet Catalog Buying Group and the Housewares Training & Information Group (HTI). Both organizations will have exclusive and unique activities and promotions to entice their western region buyers to attend, building management noted.

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