International Market Centers has announced that it is enhancing the quality and diversity of its temporary resources in specialty tabletop, better home décor, handmade and personal care categories, as an influx of new exhibitors joins returning participants at the upcoming Winter Las Vegas Market. The show begins Sunday, January 18, and runs through Thursday, January 22. _
This winter, C5, a platform for high-end home décor, home textiles and accessories, will feature a 1,000-square-foot showroom operated by REstyleSOURCE, a membership group supporting independent retailers and designers that has partnered with Las Vegas Market. In the C-ONE cross-category showcase, notable newcomers include high-end French table linen supplier La Maisonnette, Red Pomegranate, a supplier of handcrafted, gilded tableware, Bend Goods, Caracole, EurDecor, Marshall Clements and Seventh & 7th Designs. _
The gift-focused temporary exhibits on C11 include the largest collection of handmade product exhibitors to date, a new concentration of high-end personal care resources and a growing number of lifestyle and trend vendors, IMC noted. Within the Made category, a number of new exhibitors are prepared to debut at the market, such as Cielito Lindo Studio, Erin Smith Art, Gravity Ranch Designs, Gretel Underwood Handweaving, Kapula Candle, Elidas Imports, Saline River Diamonds and Samantha Davimes. Within the overall Gift category, winter market will spotlight a newly merchandised section dedicated to personal care and fashion accessories, with newcomers in the segment including Liza Kim Accessories, Primal Elements, Our Nature Nurtures and Terra Nova.
Also on C11, market buyers will find featured and first-time exhibitors in the Trend category such as Alexandra Ferguson, Bison Bookbinding & Letterpress, Caryl B, Flying Bird Botanicals, Glint Candles, NPW, O-Venture, Papersalt and Wallin & Buerkle. Notable new exhibitors in the Vintage category include Copper Hummingbird, Kuzma Design, The Great Maier Mercantile, True Vintage Bliss and WATTO Distinctive Metal Wear.
The company added that the furniture category, the largest and most established Las Vegas Market category, generated a sell out in temporary exhibit space on B2. New furniture exhibitors for winter 2015 market include Dutailier Group Inc., Gat Creek, JoyBird Furniture, Maxwood Furniture and Million Dollar Rustic.
“In addition to the thriving gains in permanent showrooms, Las Vegas Market also is continuing to expand and enrich its temporary exhibits, with notable growth in the categories of specialty tabletop, better home décor, handcrafted items, trend merchandise and personal care resources,” stated Dorothy Belshaw, IMC president of Gift & Home Décor. “Temporary exhibits in the furniture category, located on B2, are completely sold-out for Winter Market and gift and home temporary exhibits in building C— on floors C-ONE, C5, C10 and C11— are chock-full of dynamic new and returning resources. As the leading furniture, home decor and gift destination in the western United States, Las Vegas Market is committed to offering the industry fashionable, trend-forward merchandise assortments.”__