Las Vegas expands temporary space to three floors
Home Accents Today Staff -- Home Accents Today, June 7, 2013
The temporary gift and home décor exhibition space at the Summer Las Vegas Market will be on three floors instead of the originally planned two.
That decision adds another 95,000 square feet of temporary exhibition space on floors C5, C10 and C11 for around 325 exhibitors in product categories including gift, global, gourmet, home, made, style, textiles, trend, vintage and carry.
"Our primary goal with this strategic realignment is to expand the positive synergies between temporary exhibitors and permanent showrooms," explained Dorothy Belshaw, president of Gift & Home Décor, International Market Centers. "By emphasizing adjacencies of related categories of temporary and permanent resources, we are creating a dynamic and seamless shopping experience for buyers and maximizing the cross-marketing opportunities for vendors."
Temporary exhibitors in the home, textiles, style and made categories are set up on floor C5 to complement permanent showrooms located on floors C3 and C4.
Notable temporary exhibitors on C5 include Amity Home, Cottonbelle, Jiti and Softline Home Fashions, 425 South, Jellybean, Pillow Bar, Scents and Feel, Sustainable Threads, Tourance, Continental Home, Eangee, OnTour Golfwear. Notable temporary exhibitors in the STYLE segment on C5 include Authentic Models, Couleur and Red Horse Signs, Nicahome and Original Charleston Bedswing. Additionally, the made exhibition, a "show within a show" spotlights handcrafted, artisanal products across the gift and home décor spectrum, welcomes noteworthy companies Aviologie, Bella Esse and Maurice Milleur.
Lifestyle-focused categories gift, global, gourmet, vintage and carry are housed on C11 while the trend category, which spotlights ahead of the curve products, can be found on floor C10.
Exhibitors on C11 include Pacific NW Gourmet and Picnic Time, Grainware, s.a.l.t. sisters, Asylum Down, Bridge for Africa, Design Africa, SeaStra, Swahili Imports, Chery Long - Pure West, French at Heart, Monahan Papers, My Mother's Buttons, Tara Gasparian Jewelry Design, Creative Gifts, Giftcraft, Madison Park Group, Primitives by Kathy Sheas Wildflowers, Bling Baby Gear, CTW Home Collection, Sophisticated Style, Sweet Bubble and Zappo BZ.
More than 20 fashion-forward lifestyle companies exhibit in the trend segment on C10, including returning exhibitor Papyrus Recycled Greetings and new exhibitors Jessie Steele and Rustico Leather.
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