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LVM offering exhibitor webinars

 21 November 2011      

LAS VEGAS (18 November 2011) - The organizers of the Las Vegas Market have launched a new series of webinars designed to assist exhibitors and World Market Center tenants in planning for the upcoming 2012 winter edition of the market as well as education sessions to help them grow their businesses.

The next LVM will be held from January 30 to February 3.

According to WMC officials, during these webinars attendees will have the opportunity learn about tools to reach Las Vegas Market buyers and promote their product, successfully register and use WMCommunity, operational tips for success for both temporary and permanent exhibitors, and an introductory educational readiness measure and plan development for working with Walmart.

The next webinar will be held on November 30 at 10am PST (1pm EST). Themed How to Successfully Register for Las Vegas Market using WMCommunity, it will teach exhibitors how to navigate the registration portal and ensure each firm can register its staff accurately - including approving requests for rep badges.

Also covered will be how to manage company information in WMCommunity by adding/removing staff members and updating contact info. This webinar will also cover the many features of WMCommunity designed to enhance each exhibitor's complimentary microsite and directory profile - like adding product photos and selecting product categories, uploading catalogues, press releases and videos, using the appointment scheduling tool and more.

Are You Ready for Walmart? is set for December 2 at11 a.m. CST (12noon EST). LVM has partnered with 8th & Walton, the premier destination for Walmart supplier education, to help exhibitors understand how to expand product distribution from local shelves to an international marketplace.

Getting product on the shelves at a Walmart store anywhere in the world could be one of the biggest revenue generating deals for any company, and this introductory 90-minute webinar is designed to provide an introduction to those opportunities. This webinar will provide insights to help exhibitors determine if their company is organizationally ready to do business with the world's largest retailer, provide the tools to measure readiness before investing the time and money into the relationship as well as how developing a plan.

A webinar for temporary exhibitors called Operational Tips for Success will be held on December 6 at 10am PST (1pm EST). Here LVM participants will get the tips needed to have a smooth move-in for market week - including working with its preferred logistics vendor, accessing and using the Exhibitor Services Manual, connecting with vendors, ordering services and more.

A similar Operational Tips for Success for permanent exhibitors will be held on December 7 at 10am PST (1pm EST). This webinar will show how to effectively schedule a dock appointment, access and use the Tenant Resource Manual, get keys and badges, and order signage and TI work for your space.

For more information or to register for these webinars, visit

Registration for winter 2012 edition of LVM is now open.

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