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IMC Announced Market Dates For 2018

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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 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 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

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Capel To Unveil Handknotted Collections At High Point

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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

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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 To register for High Point Market Fall 2018, go to

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Vegas Market Raises Over $15K At Charity Event

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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. The Winter 2018 Las Vegas Market runs January 28-February 1, 2018. For more information, visit...

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ANDYZ Award Winners Announced At Vegas Market

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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

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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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Fiezy Announces New Collections, Programs & Events For Vegas

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Feizy is debuting an exciting lineup of new rug collections, hosting a design education event and offering Smart Rewards and designer programs. The Feizy showroom sizzles this summer while keeping things smart, simple and stylish. “Our new collections being shown at Las Vegas Market expand our current product styles and offerings while maintaining the impeccable handcrafted construction and quality Feizy is known for,” said Cameron Feizy, Principal. STYLISH NEW COLLECTIONS Feizy is adding to its deep inventory of museum-quality, fine rugs with beautiful new additions to its Fine and Lifestyles collections and exclusive one-of-a-kind rugs. The featured collections include: Branson Define a chic and sophisticated space with the elegant artistry of the Feizy Branson Collection. Inspired by the opulent patterns found in damask, Branson designs feature botanical motifs and intricate baroque embellishments on neutral palettes. Expertly hand-tufted with a wool pile, these timeless rugs are guaranteed to be an exquisite focal point in any room. Enzo The beauty of nature-inspired designs comes to life with the Feizy Enzo collection. Using an all-natural wool fiber, each rug is hand-tufted to create accentuated organic patterns with a three-dimensional effect. The subtle palettes and chic artistry of the Enzo collection infuses contemporary flair to any space making it an ideal complement to a composed aesthetic. Leon Create a sophisticated setting of casual comfort with the Feizy Leon Collection. Tribal-inspired patterns in chic colors infuse a modernized native appeal with each adaptable, inviting design. Flat-woven in wool, these rugs are crafted to withstand high traffic without sacrificing style. Lilliana Featuring an array of designs, the Feizy Lilliana Collection channels a composed, natural vibe ready to style any space. Expertly handwoven in jute with a cotton backing for body, each rug is versatile with its flattering earth tones. From vintage folk art to classic Moroccan tile motifs, the inspired patterns are sure to create a serene oasis of casual comfort. Mattison Designed with vibrant palettes, the beautifully textured flat weaves of the Feaizy Mattison Collection are a delightful enhancement to any casual, contemporary space. Polyester fibers are space-dyed in rich jewel tones to tell a kaleidoscopic story with subtle color variations. Durably crafted for indoor or outdoor use, these rugs are perfect for your active lifestyle without sacrificing any charm. Turvey Just like a cultural artifact, the tribal-inspired designs of the Feizy Turvey Collection capture the eye and captivate attention. The elaborate patterns expressed in versatile earth tones and thoughtful accents of rich color contribute to its native charm. Hand-tufted in a durable wool pile, these eco-friendly designs are ideal enhancements for any space. Zaria Whether you’re looking for a subtle enhancement or standout style, the versatile Feizy Zaria Collection has designs to please. Handmade with 100% space-dyed viscose, each rug holds an inquisitive quality enhanced by an illustrious and captivating sheen. These plush designs are perfectly suited for any contemporary or transitional space. New designs are also being added to Feizy’s existing Arazad collection. Collections that were introduced at High Point Market that will be on display in Las Vegas include: Amherst, Bermuda, Burke, Fairview, Fannin, Hammond, Reagan, Saphir Mira, Waldor and Limited Edition Collections – Adira, Doshi and Lor.   IT’S SIMPLE – DESIGNER INCENTIVES As artisans supporting artists, Feizy is committed to helping designers grow their business. Compelling incentives at Las Vegas...

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IMC Names New PR/Communications Director

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International Market Centers (IMC) announced that Cindy Hodnett has been named as the director of public relations and communications. Prior to joining IMC, Hodnett was previously the upholstery and style editor for Furniture Today and editor in chief for Designers Today. In her new role, Hodnett will be responsible for planning, development and implementation of IMC’s marketing communications content and public relations activities and will develop annual content strategies and calendars to support corporate marketing initiatives and goals. Hodnett’s role is an integral part of the IMC marketing department that supports Las Vegas Market, IMC’s presence at High Point Market and corporate level initiatives. She will also oversee social media initiatives and market programming in conjunction with marketing team members. “Cindy is a talented industry professional with a passion for content and product that will help IMC achieve its marketing goals today and in the future,” said Renee Loper-Boyd, Vice President of Marketing for IMC. “Her knowledge of the industry and marketplace trends will enable us to create compelling communications for the audiences we serve. We are delighted to have her on our team.” Prior to her role at Progressive Business Media, Hodnett worked on editorial, marketing and public relations projects with numerous clients in both the nonprofit and for-profit arenas. Hodnett will be based in the High Point corporate offices, reporting to Renee Loper-Boyd, Vice President of...

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IMC Expands Management Team

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International Market Centers, Inc. announced the addition of Joseph A. Magliarditi as Senior Vice President of Operations and member of the company’s executive leadership team. “Joe brings with him a wealth of knowledge and executive experience that is directly applicable to our business,” said Robert Maricich, chief executive officer for International Market Centers. “He will play a key leadership role in our company and in our next phases of growth.” Magliarditi has more than 20 years of experience in operations, design & construction and finance. His prior leadership roles include President & CEO of Gila River Business Development Authority, President & CEO of Palms Casino Resort, Divisional President & CEO of Morgans Hotel Group, and Executive Vice President & COO of TRIRIGA Inc. In his new role, Magliarditi’s is responsible for managing Construction, Tenant Improvement, Facilities & Maintenance, Tenant Relations, Logistics, Security, Market Operations, Registration, Events and Operations Services for the company’s entire portfolio of properties and markets in Las Vegas, NV and High Point, NC . “IMC has an incredibly talented team in place managing all operational functions of the company, and I am looking forward to leveraging my knowledge and expertise to collaborate on operational improvements and continuing to enhance the customer experience,” said Magliarditi. Magliarditi will be based in the Las Vegas office and will report directly to chief executive officer Robert Maricich....

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Jaipur Living Expands Lines For Atlanta

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Expanding the best-selling Nikki Chu Home collection of rugs, pillows, poufs and throws, Jaipur Living will introduce Decora by Nikki Chu, a collection of indoor/outdoor flat weave rugs, at the Atlanta America’s Mart 2017 summer market starting July 11, 2017. The collection features transitional patterns on a neutral base with more of a unisex versus overly masculine or feminine vibe. As well, Jaipur Living will present three new collections centered on Indoor-Outdoor and New Naturals. Jaipur Living’s new collections embody the best of the bleached naturals, elevated natural-fiber designs, and modern multi-functional elements. Just in time for summer outdoor entertaining, Nikki Chu is bringing her distinctive design view to the Indoor/Outdoor category. This diverse collection of 11 pieces features flat weaves that are made with washable, durable fibers making them perfect for busy families or ardent entertainers both inside and outside the home. The natural yet eye- catching rugs pair perfectly with casual furniture or bold pops of color from pillows or throws. “I saw an opportunity to bring amazing designs to a category that has previously been fairly mundane,” said designer Nikki Chu. “With Decora, we are bringing the elements of ethnic, tribal, and modern globalism into the designs by introducing cool colorways and patterns.” “My inspiration for the collection was to create a beautiful outdoor atmosphere that is stylish, yet functional and feels like an extension of your indoor space” says Chu. In addition to Decora, Jaipur Living will present three new collections centered on Indoor-Outdoor and New Naturals:   Veranda Indoor/Outdoor pillows with bold pops of color and engaging Roland, a beautiful new naturals collection with bleached fibers, made from recycled bottles. Waverny, which features flat weave, full polyester with subtle color   As well, Jaipur Living will introduce additions to several of its best-selling lines, such as Naturals Tobago. The Jaipur Living showroom at America’s Mart, Building 1, 12-F-9 Atlanta, GA, will be open daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. during...

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