IMC Announced Market Dates For 2018

Las Vegas Market, a comprehensive gift, furniture and home décor market featuring more than 4,000 lines as well as unique west coast resources, has announced the following dates for its winter and summer 2018 editions: Winter 2018 Las Vegas Market January 28 – February 1, 2018 (Sunday to Thursday) 475 South Grand Central Parkway, Las Vegas, NV www.lasvegasmarket.com 1-800-748-5065 Summer 2018 Las Vegas Market July 29 – August 2, 2018 (Sunday to Thursday) 475 South Grand Central Parkway, Las Vegas, NV www.lasvegasmarket.com 1-800-748-5065 Las Vegas Market features thousands of gift, furniture and home décor lines on an efficient, accessible 56.4-acre campus, allowing for cross- category commerce among these industries. For information and registration, visit www.lasvegasmarket.com....

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Capel To Unveil Handknotted Collections At High Point

Capel Rugs is introducing four stunning new hand knotted collections at High Point Market, which takes place October 14 to 18. The new collections strengthen the company’s line of premium, imported wool designs with an assortment of distinctive, fresh patterns in the latest fashion colors. New additions to Capel’s hand knotted offerings include: ASTBURY Delicately distressed in all the right places, Capel Rugs’ new Astbury collection features calming, cool colorways including grey multi, blue multi and beige/slate. Hand knotted in India of 100% New Zealand wool, this collection comes in 5’ x 8’, 8’ x 11’ and 9’ x 13’ sizes. A 5’ x 8’ rug may retail for $1,799.   CAPITAL  A traditional floral look in bold, on-trend colors, Capel Rugs’ new Capital collection is the perfect addition to any home. Hand knotted in India of 100% wool, this collection comes in sage, sapphire and henna colorways. Sizes include: 4’ x 6’, 6’ x 9’, 8’ x 10’, 9’ x 12’ and 10’ x 14’. A 4’ x 6’ rug may retail for $1,499. MAKRANA  A timeless look with a twist, Capel Rugs’ new Makrana collection features a distressed, traditional pattern in four fashionable colorways, including grey, charcoal, slate and natural. Hand knotted in India of a wool and viscose blend, this collection comes in 3’6” x 5’6”, 5’6” x 8’6”, 8’ x 10’ and 9’ x 12’ sizes. A 5’6” x 8’6” rug may retail for $1,799.   PINNACLE A colorful transitional collection with a distinctive ombré look, Capel Rugs’ Pinnacle collection features a unique pattern in varying shades of agate and coral. Hand knotted in India of 100% wool, this collection comes in 4’ x 6’, 6’ x 9’, 8’ x 10’, 9’ x 12’ and 10’ x 14’ sizes. A 4’ x 6’ rug may retail for $1,499.   “These exciting new designs expand our range of fashion-forward options in the hand knotted product category, which continues to be a very important market segment,” said Cameron Capel, vice president of national accounts. “In addition to these hand knots, we’ll be featuring a dynamic assortment of other new collections and other constructions that will be announced as we get closer to market, including the new line we’ve created in partnership with Anthony Baratta and additions to our popular WILLIAMSBURG and Genevieve Gorder lines.” The High Point Market takes place October 14 to 18. Capel shows during market in Market Square, Space 112.  ...

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New Exhibitors Announced For High Point Market

International Market Centers has announced that several new exhibitors will make their market debut in SALON during October High Point Market. Located in the Suites at Market Square on the Ground and Mezzanine floors, SALON features design- focused, fashion-forward companies and their latest designs in the furniture, lighting, rugs, wall art, home textile and decorative accessories categories. For High Point Market Fall 2017, new exhibitors in SALON include Flitch, Kenneth Cobonpue, Bend Goods, Alexander Lucent Gallery and Robin Baron. Fall High Point Market is Oct. 14 – 18. SALON opens for early shopping on Friday, Oct. 13, from 8:00 am- 7:00 pm. For more information about SALON, go to http://www.imchighpointmarket.com/salon To register for High Point Market Fall 2018, go to http://www.highpointmarket.org/register...

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Vegas Market Raises Over $15K At Charity Event

Las Vegas Market announced that its seventh annual “Up on the Roof” fundraiser netted a record-breaking $15,735 to benefit Gift for Life, the gift, stationery and home décor industries’ sole charitable organization. Some 500+ supporters attended the annual industry soiree, which featured special guest Donny Osmond, a silent auction of Donny Osmond Home products as well as Las Vegas-themed items and experiences. “Las Vegas Market is pleased and proud to once again demonstrate our commitment to assisting Gift For Life and its vital mission of supporting HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment, education and advocacy by raising an unprecedented $15,735 at our Summer Market gala,” said Dorothy Belshaw, president of Gift Leasing and Chief Marketing Officer, International Market Centers. “Having Donny Osmond as our special guest was a big attraction and helped us attract a record crowd of 500+ to raise money for Gift For Life. As the nation’s fastest growing gift and home décor market, Las Vegas Market is proud to support the industry’s charitable efforts, to date raising more than $85,000 for Gift for Life.” Auction prizes included tickets to the award-winning “Donny & Marie Show” – at Donny’s personal table plus a meet and greet – at the Flamingo Las Vegas, valued at $750 per pair. Ticket winners were Diane Rice, buyer, Furniture Village and Gayle Jacobs, guest, Furniture Village. In the 90-minute show, Donny Osmond and his younger sister, Marie, backed by eight dancers and a nine-piece band reprise their fabulously successful TV variety series, which ran on ABC from 1976 to 1979. Specially-selected Donny Osmond Home licensed merchandise from three Las Vegas Market showrooms – Art Trends, Coaster Company of America and Rizzy Home – and other licensees also were auctioned. Prizes and winners included two fine art giclees from Art Trends, valued at $299 each, won by Lucinda Lopez; Mercer Collection four-light pendant from Capital Lighting Fixture Company, valued at $498, won by exhibitor Kristi DeLeo of UMA Enterprises, and a Gavin Collection 12-light chandelier from Capital Lighting Fixture Company, valued at $480, won by sales representative Randy Spoor of Sales Producer; Houndstooth Accent Chair from Coaster Company of America, valued at $380, won by exhibitor Joseph Goulet of Candle Impressions/Next Step Reps; and king-size quilt and four décor pillows set from Rizzy Home, valued at $499, won by Jim Morey of Morey Management. 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....

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ANDYZ Award Winners Announced At Vegas Market

Las Vegas Design Center (LVDC) announced ten winners of the third annual ANDYZ design awards, a program created in partnership with the California Central/Nevada Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) to spotlight the year’s best from interior designers, architects and design students based in the west. Awards were presented at the Summer 2017 Las Vegas Market, which runs through August 3, 2017. “Las Vegas Design Center and Las Vegas Market play a vital—and growing—role in helping the Western interior design community shop and source unique, innovative and fashion-forward merchandise to suit the wide-ranging needs of a diverse customer base,” said Lee Hershberg, Vice President, Home Décor Leasing and Las Vegas Design Center. “As a result, Las Vegas Design Center has seen a rapid and sustained increase in the number of interior designers shopping our showrooms continually throughout the year, as well as attending during Market, strengthening our position as the leading furniture, home decor and gift destination in the western United States. We are pleased to once again work with ASID to recognize and celebrate the most outstanding residential, commercial and hospitality interiors with the ANDYZ awards.” Renee Gangness, President of the Central California/Nevada Chapter of ASID, added, “Our goal at the CCA/NV ASID Chapter is to promote the value of interior design while bringing awareness to our communities. The ANDYZ awards reaches both the designer and the community by highlighting the stellar work surrounding us by our colleagues who have positively impacted our surroundings.” ANDYZ winners are selected by a panel of interior design professionals based upon five main criteria: presentation; innovation/creative use of space; scale and functionality; aesthetics, and overall execution. The 2017 ANDYZ awards featured several new elements, including the addition of a new 10th award category recognizing superlative Las Vegas Market showroom design. The 2017 ANDYZ winners are: Student Design: Monica Casillas, University of Nevada, Las Vegas Custom Furnishings/Product Design: Michele Youell, Natural Domain Interiors Residential Kitchen Design: Daniella Villamil Interiors Individual Residential Space: Kerrie Kelly Design Lab Multiple Residential Space: Miche Monteiro, Benning Design Construction Individual Commercial Space: Benning Design Construction Multiple Commercial Space: Jane Cunningham, Room Resolutions Individual Hospitality Space: Benning Design Construction Multiple Hospitality Space: Boyd Gaming, Dezmotif, Avenue Interior Design, Tandem Showroom Design: Abbyson   The ANDYZ Awards, named to bear the resemblance of “Annual Nevada Design,” were created in 2015 to recognize exceptional design from designers and design firms. The ANDYZ Awards were open to all design firms, independent designers, and students located in states west of the Mississippi. Interior design projects in residential, commercial and hospitality categories were judged by a respected panel of professional, eastern-based ASID...

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Nourison Plans Instagram Photo Contest For Vegas

Nourison will engage Las Vegas Market attendees with a summer Instagram photo contest from July 30th to August 3rd. To participate, Las Vegas Market attendees follow @nourison on Instagram, and post a compelling photo from the Nourison showroom at Suite C112, Building C at World Market Center, with the #NOURISONLVMKT hashtag in the caption. Photos will be judged on creativity and composition. Prizes include the following best-selling products – 1st prize: choice of any 5’ x 8 Twilight rug, 2nd prize: choice of any Mina Victory Couture hide rug and 3rd prize: choice of any two Mina Victory pillows. The winning posts will be announced and reposted after Las Vegas Market on August 4th. Social media campaigns such as this photo contest have been a great way to increase customer engagement and foot traffic into the Nourison showroom during market. It has also been a great way to get more insight on what product offerings and trends are sparking interest with attendees. These enhanced social market efforts have been successful for Nourison, increasing brand awareness and messaging reach to current and new customers....

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