Attendees at the April edition of the Las Vegas Market will be able to find more than 200 temporary gift and home décor exhibitors in one convenient place: the brand new Expo at World Market Center Las Vegas (WMCLV) for the upcoming market, running April 11 to April 15.
“We’re delighted to welcome marketgoers to the debut staging of the temporaries in our state-of-the-art exposition facility this April,” says Scott Eckman, IMC’s Chief Revenue Officer. “The Expo at WMCLV will create a dynamic new synergy between the temporary exhibits and showrooms, offering buyers the perfect platform to take advantage of the West’s leading gift and home market.”
With an easy-to-walk and efficient-to-navigate layout as well as its contiguous alignment with Building C, The Expo at WMCLV is the gateway to the entire campus, allowing for a continuous flow of traffic between the market’s temporary exhibits and permanent showrooms. This spring, it will present six updated destinations – Gift, Design, Handmade, Home, Immediate Delivery, and Luxe.
Gift, the largest of those destinations will feature 100+ exhibitors offering a collection of traditional and contemporary giftware that includes decorative gifts, tabletop and housewares, gourmet foods, jewelry, apparel, personal care, baby and kids’ resources, stationery and innovative lifestyle products. New and notable Gift exhibitors include Angel Dear; BBQ Butler; Bright Ideas Unique Gifts & Home Décor; Buddha Board; Carmie’s Kitchen; Clever Goods/Annabelle Noel; Country Home Creations; El Arroyo; Generation Bee; Greenwich Bay Trading; Hobo Bags; Johnny Was; Lion Ribbon; Magnolia Soap and Bath Co.; Moonglow Jewelry; Potluck Press; Ronaldo Jewelry; The Christmas Place; Twisted Tomboy; and Zia Pia Imports + Italian Kitchen.
Home will present approximately 50 suppliers of accent décor, furniture, textiles, linens, and decorative accessories. Confirmed exhibitors include Beyond Cushions; Uber Chic, Craft Collections; Glory Wisdom Corp; Gracie Luxury Candles & More; Import Corner; K Lawrence Collections; Kendrick Home; Laura Furniture; Lovinflame; Momma Pots; Meiseenburg Design; Shima-Peace Waters and others.
Immediate Delivery will boast a selection of 50 cross-category products available for immediate purchase, including vintage, antiques, jewelry, accessories, apparel, gift items, found objects and repurposed and recycled home décor. Notable exhibitors include Forever Green Art; Indus Design Imports; Replica Plants and Décor, Jaded Gypsy; MD Home, Ole Collection; Marque Luxury; and VEO Essential Oils.
Three curated destinations – Design, Handmade, and Luxe – will showcase a juried, cross-category assortment of 30+ artisan, design-led and luxury products.
Handmade will feature a curated collection of globally handcrafted and designer-maker artisan products; Design will present a curated collection of contemporary and design-led gift and home décor resources; and Luxe will feature a juried showcase of luxury gift, home furnishings, and home décor goods. Notable confirmed exhibitors in these destinations include albert L. (punkt); Ann Gish; Artnzwordz; Cose Nuevo; Kazi+All Across Africa; and Sarah Steward.
“We are very excited about our return to Las Vegas Market after a multi-year absence. We are looking forward to reconnecting with West Coast buyers and showing them the versatility of the Ann Gish brand,” notes Derrick Ricketts, National Sales Manager for the luxury linen brand. “Las Vegas is a key component of our West Coast strategy and great platform to maximize our exposure to qualified buyers.”
For April Market, the exhibit floor layout will be adjusted for social distancing protocols. The lobby of the Expo at WMCLV also provides one centrally located arrival area for exhibitor and attendee registration and safety screenings, required as part of IMC’s Together Safely protocols.
Las Vegas Market runs Sunday, April 11, through Thursday, April 15, with the gift and home temporaries in the Expo at WMCLV running from Sunday, April 11 to Tuesday, April 13 (9 a.m. – 6 p.m.) and on Wednesday, April 14 (9 a.m. – 4 p.m.). Permanent showrooms in Buildings A, B and C, are open from Sunday, April 11 to Wednesday, April 14 (8 a.m. – 6 p.m.) and on Thursday, April 15 (8 a.m. – 4 p.m.).