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WMC says attendance up for winter market PDF Print E-mail
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LAS VEGAS (14 February 2011) - The World Market Center reported the winter market here Jan. 24-28 attracted 25% more buyers than the summer 2010 event, and 9% more than the year-ago market.

The organizers of the Las Vegas Market cited double-digit buyer growth in key international regions, with Canadian buyers up 23%, Latin American buyers up 30% and Mexican buyers rising 13%, all compared to a year ago. Overall, international buyer attendance rose 16% from last winter.

Meanwhile, designer attendance increased 33%, and over 80% of the Top 100 U.S. retailers were at the recent winter market, the WMC said. Specific figures weren't given.

In addition, the winter market here saw a 20% increase in exhibiting companies compared to last summer's event, with 150 new-to-market exhibitors, the WMC said.

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Thermador Canada announces winners of Kitchen Design Contest
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Kenneth Ho of the Toronto-based BiglarKinyan Design Planning was awarded the grand prize – some $20,000 worth of Thermador appliances – in the first ever Thermador Canada Kitchen Design Contest for the kitchen seen here. Click here for details.


 

 

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