World Market Center Las Vegas Announces Expansion of Design & Living at Summer 2011 Las Vegas Market
More than 30 Trend-Setting Companies Already Signed Up for Design-Inspired Showcase
LAS VEGAS — (April 19, 2011) – World Market Center Las Vegas announces the expansion and relocation of its Design & Living show section at Summer 2011 Las Vegas Market.
The showcase, growing from its current location in Building B to the fully-dedicated fourth floor of Building C, will feature a seamless integration of fashion-forward furnishings – including indoor and outdoor, home décor, home textiles and distinctive gift.
“Design & Living has grown and evolved since its inception and this expansion provides new space to nurture future development,” said Robert Maricich, president and CEO of World Market Center Las Vegas. “With the growth of the design sector at the recent market – 33 percent more designers over a year ago – along with a surge of new retailers in attendance, this design-centric floor showcases incredibly artful companies for buyers looking for truly unique resources.”
Design & Living is an exclusive, design-inspired showcase offering innovative, fresh and imaginative products from around the world. Its four new segments will offer trend-inspired, contemporary indoor and outdoor furnishings, fashionable home and textile offerings, and an eclectic selection of sophisticated gifts, all in an inspiring and fashion forward focused atmosphere. Plus, its new location adjacent to Las Vegas Design Center, Gift+Home permanent showrooms and the temporaries located on C5 allows for new synergies among buyers who visit this newly expanded show section.
Leading exhibitors such as Amano Modern, Asian Art Imports, Assouline, Authentic Models, Catania Silks, Couleur, Creative Threads, Davenport Home, Down Inc., Dust Furniture, Eangee, EcoSmart Fire, Elite Textiles, G. Romano Inc., Grass Co., Greenington LLC, Harbour Outdoor, Haute House Home Furnishings Inc., Journey Trading Co., Karma Living, Mastour Fine Rugs, Moda Dora Gift & Home Ltd, Mathews & Company, PolRey Furniture, Riado, Room Service, Saddlemans of Santa Fe, Satterfield's LLC, Trimland, Uniqwa Furniture, Vahallan Papers, Veritas, White Loft and Woven Workz will all showcase their designs in the new Design & Living location at Summer Market, with many more on the horizon as the date nears.
Summer 2011 Las Vegas Market will be held Aug. 1 through 5 at World Market Center Las Vegas. Permanent exhibitors will be open Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; temporary exhibitors will be open Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Quick registration for Summer Market as well as hotel partner room availability is now open. This feature allows returning buyers, designers and members of the media who registered for the Winter 2011 Las Vegas Market to quickly register for the upcoming Summer Market with just one click. Attendees are also able to take advantage of discounted hotel rates at some of Las Vegas’ best hotels, both on and off the Strip.
For more information about the Summer 2011 Las Vegas Market or to register, visitwww.LasVegasMarket.com.
About World Market Center Las Vegas
World Market Center Las Vegas is an integrated home and hospitality contract furnishings showroom and trade complex. The campus showcases furniture, decorative accessories, gift, lighting, area rugs, home textiles and related segments, as well as the Las Vegas Design Center open daily to consumers and designers. World Market Center currently hosts the biannual Las Vegas MarketTM, the preeminent total home market along with Gift + HomeTMand Vegas KidsTM. For more information on World Market Center Las Vegas and its shows, visit www.wmclv.com.