International Market Centers (IMC) has launched Atlanta Next, which constitutes a multi-stage capital and strategic investment plan to transform the AmericasMart Atlanta business through enrichment of all product categories and improvements to all buildings across its 7.2 million square foot campus.
The Las Vegas Market has extended its affiliation with industry organizations to include two new partners– Fair Trade Federation (FTF) and the Independent College Bookstore Association (ICBA)– for the summer 2019 edition, running from July 28 to August 1.
International Market Centers said that Kathy Ireland, chair, CEO and chief designer of Kathy Ireland Worldwide and ambassador for the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation, will be the featured guest at the 9th annual Up on the Roof fundraiser benefiting Gift for Life.
The Dallas Market Center has revealed the winners of the 2019 Gourmet Gold Specialty Food Awards, sponsored by Gourmet Insider magazine. The awards were given out during an awards ceremony and cocktail reception held in the World Trade Center during the Dallas Total Housewares & Gourmet Market.
The Dallas Market Center will be rebranding its summer edition of the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market beginning next year. With the addition of the Apparel & Accessories Market to both the gift market, Lightovation and KidsWorld, the market will be called the Total Lifestyle Market.
International Market Centers is expanding its buyer services team by focusing new and existing staff with expertise in four primary market categories— gift, home decor, furniture and apparel— on supporting retailer representatives at its trade shows.
International Market Centers said that more than 100 new and returning exhibitors will be among the 500-plus temporary gift and home lines showcased in a new layout that updates the Pavilions at Las Vegas Market temporaries showcase, running July 28 to 31.
AmericasMart will present nearly 30 events and seminars, gourmet demonstrations, lounges and celebrations at the upcoming Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market, scheduled to be held July 9 to 15.
AmericasMart has added a new Boutique Luxe category, an expanded Body & Soul Luxe category and more than 300 new exhibitors for the upcoming Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market. The market is scheduled to be held July 10 to 14.
The 2019 Summer Las Vegas Market will host a range of events and seminars to help participants learn more about market trends and connect with peers.
Housewares suppliers new to the international arena or veteran sales executives wanting to grow their global business will benefit from the 2019 IBC Global Forum, to be held September 15 to 17 in San Diego. Overviews by housewares buyers and distributors covering Asia, Spain and the United Kingdom along with sessions on opportunities in key markets around the world fill the agenda of the two-day annual meeting.
AmericasMart has expanded its resources for the upcoming Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market, scheduled to be held July 9 to 15, with 29 brands opening new showrooms, expanding their spaces or renewing.
The Dallas Market Center has narrowed down the finalists from the total list of entries for the 2019 Gourmet Gold Specialty Food Awards. Judging will take place on June 20 and winners will be revealed during an awards ceremony and cocktail reception on June 21 in the World Trade Center Atrium at 6 p.m.