IMC appoints Terence Morris to new Las Vegas Market position

Morris to serve as senior director-gift leasing
Terence MorrisInternational Market Centers (IMC) announced that Terence Morris has been appointed to the new position of senior director-gift leasing for Las Vegas Market, effective March 1.  Morris, a gift industry veteran, most recently served as a consultant to Las Vegas Market supporting the market's accelerated expansion into the gift sector and managing key accounts.

Morris boasts more than 25 years of experience in the gift industry, including senior sales and management responsibilities for both Americasmart Atlanta and the California Gift Show. His gift industry career started in 1988 as key accounts sales executive for leading Los Angeles-based rep group California Marketing Associates.

"Terence has a stellar reputation in the gift industry with expertise in the leasing and operation of both permanent and temporary presentations, and we are pleased to formally welcome him to the Las Vegas Market leasing team," said Dorothy Belshaw, president of Gift & Home Décor, International Market Centers. "We expect that his long-standing relationships with leading buyers and suppliers will be a valuable asset to Las Vegas Market as we continue to advance our position as the premiere furniture, home décor and gift market in the western United States."   

In this new role, Morris will lead an experienced gift leasing team including Cassie Catania, Keith Davis, Joy Jansen, Sheri Makransky, Lindsay Pearson-Wessels and Pam Williams.  Morris will continue to manage key accounts and work to accelerate participation by industry leaders in the Las Vegas Market. He will report in to Lee Hershberg, vice president of Gift & Home Décor, International Market Centers.

"I am very excited to take on this new position with the Las Vegas Market, and look forward to leading a strong and effective leasing team and to continuing the growth trajectory of the past two years," Morris said. "We will continue to build upon our recent success through continued occupancy growth and category enrichment on permanent floors as well as expansion of temporary exhibits. Together, we can achieve extraordinary results in propelling the business forward."

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