LAS VEGAS – Registration for winter 2020 edition of the Las Vegas Market, which will start its normal five-day run on 26 January, is now open at. The event is expected to host more than 4,300 cross-category furniture, home décor and gift resources across four locations (Buildings A, B and C and The Pavilions) on the campus of the World Market Center here.
“Las Vegas Market offers buyers and suppliers an unparalleled platform to build their business in the West,” Bob Maricich, chief executive officer of International Market Centers, said in a statement. “As the leading home furnishings and gift market in the western U.S., Las Vegas Market is the perfect platform to launch new lines, discover the latest trends and find West Coast-exclusive products and programming.”
Registration for interested industry professionals is now open at www.lasvegasmarket.com/register.
For furniture, the LVM will showcase more than 2,000 lines on 31 showroom floors, along with nearly 200 temporary home furnishings exhibitors on B2 and C13. All major furniture categories will be represented at the twice-yearly trade event including accent and occasional furniture; bedding, case goods; casual/outdoor; dining; leather; motion; and upholstery.
Within the gift and tableware sector, LVM will present more than 2,170 resources on seven floors in Building C and in The Pavilions. Key categories include fashion accessories and jewelry; gourmet and housewares; kids and toy; lifestyle; personal care; seasonal; stationery; and tabletop.
For home décor, the market features more than 500 resources on 13 showroom floors in Buildings A, B and C, and in The Pavilions. Notable home décor categories include accent furniture; decorative accessories; home textiles; lighting; and rugs/floor coverings.
The winter market will feature a robust slate of special events, awards programs, seminars, guided tours and industry networking opportunities. Highlights include the 15th annual Las Vegas Market Design Icon Award, recognizing award-winning interior designer Martyn Lawrence Bullard.
The organizers will also present two proprietary trend programs: First Look 2020, with directional trend previews; and Best of the West, featuring a curated panel of taste-making influencers and designers discussing West-Coast “life and style.” Also on tap will be a full schedule of seminars and guided tours for retailers and designers, including Pantone 2020 Color of the Year; Designing for Diverse Demographics; Desert Modern Design; and Meet the Makers Tour.
A full schedule is available at www.lasvegasmarket.com/seminars-and-events.
During market, buyers can attend special buyer events, hospitality and product demonstrations; and use onsite buyer amenities, including campus and hotel shuttles, fully equipped internet lounges, buyers’ lounges and convenient café and food kiosks.
Additionally, LVM’s digital platform offers attendees a way to make preparation easier and more efficient. With its website and app, marketgoers can use the Exhibitor Directory to search by company name or by keywords to explore a robust catalog that includes more than 400 exhibitors and one million SKUs. Market Planner tools also allow attendees to create and customize their preferred exhibitor and product lists, as well as access their Scan & Go QR code during registration.
Comprehensive building floor plans, registration details, and tips for attending market are also available through both the web site and app. Through LVM’s official housing partner attendees also have access to 26 hotels at affordable rates as low as US$39 a night.
Dates for the winter 2020 edition of the market are Sunday, 26 January through Thursday, 30 January.
The permanent showrooms are open Sunday to Wednesday from 8am to 6pm and from 8am to 4pm on the last day of the show. Opening times for the temporary exhibits are posted on the web site.