Ashley Furniture Renews Commitment To Vegas Market
World Market Center Las Vegas announced that Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc. has signed a deal to keep their exclusive 146,000 square foot space on the fifteenth floor of Building B. The agreement expands the industry leader’s space to include a new 20,000-square-foot, Market-floor showroom to open for Winter 2012 Las Vegas Market.
“We are proud to continue moving forward with International Market Centers, renewing and growing our space in Las Vegas,” said Todd Wanek, owner and chief executive officer of Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc. “Ashley Furniture has been a staple at World Market Center Las Vegas for more than 4 years and we’re excited at the opportunities that this continued partnership will bring. The Las Vegas Market continually delivers exceptional results for our brand and we are committed to continued success with IMC.”
“This renewal and expansion solidifies our great partnership, highlighting the value this national brand finds in the Las Vegas Market,” said Tom Mitchell, home furnishings president of IMC, parent company of World Market Center Las Vegas. “International Market Centers is confident that through joint ventures with well positioned and established brands like Ashley Furniture, we can continue to deliver exceptional markets in both Las Vegas and High Point that buyers are compelled to attend.”
Ashley Furniture has held the entire fifteenth floor of Building B at World Market Center Las Vegas since the building opened in January 2007. This newly inked agreement will also expand their total space by opening a new 20,000 square foot merchandised showroom for Winter 2012 Las Vegas Market, with opportunities for even more growth in the future.
“Ashley Furniture is a tremendous partner, both for their recognition as a brand and industry leader, as well as a mainstay for new and returning buyers to attend our Markets,” said Robert Maricich, chief executive officer of IMC. “We look forward to our continued mutual successes with Ashley in August and into the future.”
The upcoming Summer 2011 Las Vegas Market is Aug. 1-5. The Winter 2012 Las Vegas Market is scheduled for Jan. 30 – Feb. 3, 2012.
For more information on Las Vegas Market, visit www.lasvegasmarket.com.