International Market Centers has named Angelia Singleton to the newly created position of director of retail relations for Gift+Home at the Las Vegas Market. She will report directly to James Nail, IMC vp/gift marketing.
Gift+Home runs July 29 to August 2 at the World Market Center Las Vegas.
Singleton’s responsibilities include outreach to critical buyer groups and identification of key retailers for invitation to market. She also will oversee all activities of the World Market Center Las Vegas call center, which will expand to include 15 full-time and four supporting staff members, in an effort to contact 40,000 gift and home retailers west of the Mississippi for the summer 2013 market.
“IMC is fully-committed to increasing buyer attendance at Gift+Home at Las Vegas Market, and this new role is an important component of the expansion of our existing Retail Relations and Very Important Buyer program,” said Dorothy Belshaw, president of Gift & Home Décor, International Market Centers. “I have worked with Angelia for many years and have complete confidence in her abilities not only to increase traffic but also to develop new initiatives that will bring top quality gift and home buyers to Las Vegas.”