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Las Vegas Market, Surfaces partner for 2018 shows

Las Vegas—Las Vegas Market and The International Surface Event have partnered for their upcoming 2018 shows to benefit the retail and design community. The partnership between these two entities will facilitate cross shopping by buyers in related home product categories and run concurrently in Las Vegas. The Winter 2018 Las Vegas Market runs Jan. 28 to Feb. 1, at World Market Center Las Vegas, and The International Surface Event runs Jan. 29 to Feb. 1, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center.

“The International Surface Event is pleased to offer a partnership with the Las Vegas Winter Market,” said Amie Gilmore, show director, The International Surface Event. “This partnership will offer the widest breath of product offerings and inspiration for interior designers and retailers. We understand that time is valuable to every business professional, and offering this opportunity to expand the buying and sourcing possibilities concurrently between the events in Las Vegas will optimize the experiences and benefit both event’s attendees. We look forward to hosting Las Vegas Market attendees at TISE 2018.”

Each organization will cross-promote the partnership to its attendees, including interior designers, as well as retailers who sell or specify flooring, stone, countertops, surface materials, and home furnishings.

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Attendance Up 21% at Las Vegas Market

las-vegas-marketLas Vegas—The winter 2014 Las Vegas Market, which ran from Jan. 26-30 at the World Market Center, marked its highest attendance in its nine-year history. The number of buyers was up 21%, and the market itself was 850,000 square feet larger.

The show focuses on home furnishings with an emphasis on furniture; however, several large rug manufacturers participate in the event, including Oriental Weavers, Nourison and Mohawk Home.

A summer market will run from July 27-31 at the same location.

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Las Vegas Market unveils education program for Jan. show

Screen Shot 2013-12-09 at 11.52.09 AMLas Vegas—The upcoming January Las Vegas Market will feature a stellar line-up of retailer and designer-oriented educational programming, presented by an impressive slate of top designers, style editors, bloggers and other industry thought leaders addressing subjects such as design trends, brand-building, social media, and other business and marketing strategies. Continue reading Las Vegas Market unveils education program for Jan. show

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Surya opens Vegas showroom at summer market

SuryaSurya recently announced the expansion of its Las Vegas Market presence. Launching during Summer Market at the end of July, the home accessory brand will move from its B370 location to a greatly expanded location at C400. The new 30,447 square foot space will provide the company with a 400% expansion from its previous showroom location.

“International Market Centers is delighted to support this significant expansion and line extension in Las Vegas,” said Bob Maricich, CEO of IMC. “ A long-time partner in both Las Vegas and Highpoint, Surya has built a dynamic and influential brand in the home décor industry, and their prominent position on C4 serves to anchor the launch of this new floor of leading home décor suppliers. We look forward to partnering with Surya to expand and strengthen their reach in the Western United States now and in the future.” Continue reading Surya opens Vegas showroom at summer market

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Mohawk SmartStrand now available in area rugs

Sugar Valley, Ga.—Mohawk Home is reintroducing a familiar name from its past, American Rug Craftsmen (ARC), with renewed design and style.

“This is a change from American Rug Craftsmen brand, which Mohawk absorbed in 1993,” said Brandon Culpepper, vice president of specialty sales for Mohawk. “There is a void in the marketplace, and we see American Rug Craftsmen filling that void as the consumer landscape continues to change. Our research indicates a growing demand for American-made goods and American customer service—which is exactly what American Rug Craftsmen is all about. Continue reading Mohawk SmartStrand now available in area rugs

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Surfaces and Las Vegas Market dates to coincide in 2013 and 2014

Dallas and Las Vegas – Surfaces and Las Vegas Market are excited to announce they are forming an extended strategic partnership to co-locate their events for 2013 and 2014 in order to provide their attendees an enhanced product sourcing, educational and networking experience. Continue reading Surfaces and Las Vegas Market dates to coincide in 2013 and 2014