Vegas Market Announces Best Booth Awards
Las Vegas Market has announced that 11 furniture, gift and home décor exhibitors — Aesthetic Content; Atlantic, Inc.; Boraam Industries Inc.; Deco Hides; Honey Belle; Indie Republic Design/Brass + Ink; Langdon LTD.; Omy Design & Play; Silk Route International; Somers Furniture; and TK Classics — received “Best Booth” awards at the Summer 2016 Las Vegas Market, which runs through Thursday, August 4, 2016.
“Las Vegas Market is delighted to recognize these extraordinary temporary exhibitors who have demonstrated exceptional booth design and visual merchandising techniques to excite and inspire Market attendees,” said Dorothy Belshaw, president of Gift & Home Décor, International Market Centers. “These 11 booths were true stand-outs among this summer’s record-breaking number of temporary exhibits – more than 500 resources in four Las Vegas Market venues.”
The Best Booth awards were judged by Courtney Allison of French Country Cottage; Victoria de la Camara, style editor for RUE Magazine; Kelli Lamb of Rue Magazine/Rue Media, and Farah Merhi, interior designer/influencer and founder of founder of Inspire Me! Home Décor. Criteria included overall visual design of the booth; creative merchandising; cohesive brand messaging; and the overall personality and attitude of the booth and sales staff.
Winning home furnishings temporary booths recognized on floor B2 were Atlantic, Inc., a California-based provider of modern, yet timeless furnishings for today’s urban lifestyle, and Boraam Industries Inc., an Illinois-based manufacturer of ready-to-assemble (RTA) furniture and accessories.
Casual temporary exhibitors honored on floor C13 were Somers Furniture, a Nevada-based manufacturer and designer of luxury outdoor furniture and custom entertaining solutions; and TK Classics, a California-based supplier of outdoor living products, including seating, dining, chaises and fire pits.
Seven exhibitors from the Pavilions at Las Vegas Market – representing GIFT, HOME, HANDMADE, DESIGN, DISCOVERIES and two new showcase areas BHome and Artisanal LA – received best booth distinctions: (GIFT) Omy Design & Play a Parisian designer of joyful, graphic and smart products, including coloring books, posters and journals; (HOME) Deco Hides, a Florida-based supplier of high quality cowhide rugs; (HANDMADE) Indie Republic Design, a California-based provider of natural stone jewelry, and co-booth collaborator Brass + Ink, an Oregon-based producer of luxury tags and labels; (DESIGN) Aesthetic Content, a Texas-based producer of sophisticated scented soy candles, modern home décor, unique gifts, and contemporary home textiles; (DISCOVERIES) SilkRoute International, a California-based importer of antiques, hand woven rugs, furniture, lighting and accessories from Afghanistan, Africa, Brazil, China, India, Nepal, Peru, Pakistan, Philippines, Tibet and the U.S.; (BHome) Langdon LTD, an Australian supplier of cushions, rugs and decorative accessories hand woven by artisans in Rajasthan, India; and (Artisanal LA) Honey Belle, a California-based manufacturer of fresh, handcrafted body care products made with the finest, organic, all natural, chemical-free ingredients.
Las Vegas Market is the leading furniture, home decor and gift marketplace in the western U.S., presenting 3,100+ 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. Summer 2016 Las Vegas Market runs July 31-August 4. For more information, visit www.lasvegasmarket.com.