Dallas Market Center, via its parent company, Market Center Management Company, has formed a strategic alliance with Dubai Global Connect to support the development and management of a 10-million square foot wholesale marketplace in Dubai opening in 2023.
The High Point Market Authority has partnered with One Room Challenge to present the first-ever virtual edition of the six-week design event, which will kick off October 7.
The China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair)’s 128th edition will go online from October 15 to 24. The 10-day virtual exhibition will leverage its digital interaction features to create new opportunities for global companies to source products and forge trade partnerships.
As a result of the pandemic, Messe Frankfurt will not be holding any of its own physical trade fairs at the Frankfurt exhibition grounds between January and March 2021. The company is revamping its spring trade fair calendar to focus on new synergies and new digital offerings, and will move Ambiente to April 17 to 20, 2021.
International Market Centers (IMC) will launch a new eight-episode video series this week, that summarizes style, product and consumer trends revealed at and driven by summer 2020 gift, home décor and furniture markets.
The 2020 IBC Global Forum, the annual gathering of the International Housewares Association’s International Business Council (IBC), will be held September 22-24 as a series of virtual education sessions due to the pandemic. The live-streamed event will offer housewares suppliers new to the international arena or veteran sales executives wanting to grow their global business overviews of key international markets and retailer updates via two sessions each day.
Forty One Madison has announced that the fall New York Tabletop Market, taking place October 13 to 20, will welcome visitors both in-person by appointment and online through a new digital show hub.
The Summer Las Vegas Market, in its showroom-only format with virtual events, presented more than 1,300 resources to predominately regional buyers sourcing new products for design projects, replenishing needed merchandise and preparing for fourth quarter needs, according to International Market Centers.
Dallas Market Center and RepTime, a provider of B2B software as a service solutions, have formed a partnership to offer software solutions uniting manufacturers, sales teams and retailers. RepTime will be rebranded as MarketTime, reflecting its position as a 24/7 market solution and omnichannel marketplace platform supporting the complete B2B ecosystem.
Following the close of the summer 2020 Atlanta Market, International Market Centers reported a successful market with serious buying, a safe shopping environment and a collective goal of working towards recovery.
The National Hardware Show will debut its virtual event October 12-15, 2020. The first National Hardware Virtual Show will provide the global hardware and home improvement community with the tools needed to equip customers, empower businesses, and engage with industry leaders.
While the normal hustle and bustle of the Atlanta Market summer edition may have been quieter last week, without the market’s trade show element, vendors and buyers visiting the permanent showrooms reported a strong, successful and safe experience amid the continued COVID-19 pandemic.
The furnishings markets operated by International Market Centers— Atlanta Market, IMC High Point Market and Las Vegas Market— will together present a webinar exploring 2021 interior design trends as part of their virtual education offerings.
At the Fall High Point Market, scheduled for October 13 to 21, InterHall will host 10 new design-driven and lifestyle-focused home furnishings exhibitors, a group that will join more than 70 manufacturers, suppliers and designers in one of the show’s signature destinations.
The Dallas Market Center said that more than 95% of permanent showrooms will be open for all of its August markets including the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market, to be held August 19-25.