Debra Gold named communications consultant for CMC's Gift, Home & Design
Home Accents Today Staff -- Home Accents Today, February 4, 2013
LOS ANGELES - The California Market Center announced the appointment of gift and home industry veteran Debra Gold, president of Gold & Company, as strategic communications consultant for Gift, Home & Design.
Gold will lend her expertise to a variety of projects designed to build brand awareness and media relations for the CMC's Gift and Home areas on floors 12 and 13, C-Wing, and the Design Center on the CMC's 9th floor, C-Wing.
"We are thrilled to have Debra join the CMC team," stated Gerry Seibel, vice president of new business development. "Gold and Company is a highly respected marketing and brand communications firm in the industry, and Debra has unrivaled experience in the Los Angeles marketplace, having consulted for the California Gift Show, the L.A. Mart, and the California Market Center over the past 25 years."
Founded in 1984, Gold & Company specializes in strategic marketing and public relations for manufacturers in the fine gift, home accessories, stationery, tabletop and fashion industries. In this capacity, the company has worked with manufacturers such as Zodax, Lady Jayne, Up with Paper, Toland and the Gift Wrap Company. In addition, the firm has offered long-term consulting services and buyer education program development to leading trade shows including George Little Management, The National Stationery Show and AmericasMart, as well as the three major California show management companies.
"As one of the largest fashion/apparel centers in the U.S., the California Market Center offers a dynamic fusion between fashion resources and the fashion-driven home, design and gift industries, offering a unique opportunity on the West Coast for cross-over merchandise resources for buyers in both markets," Gold said. "The CMC is the epicenter of Los Angeles' fashion community, and serves as the fresh and exciting new destination for a gamut of style products that reflect the California lifestyle and influence global trends. I am honored to work alongside of Gerry and the CMC staff to promote the rich resources of this facility."