Gift Buyer Attendance Up At Summer Las Vegas Market

The Las Vegas Market reported an 8% increase in attendance at its summer market, which wrapped up earlier this month, over last year, with gift buyer attendance up 28%.

The home décor category also registered strong attendance gains of 4% and the mature furniture segment drew 3% more buyers than last year’s event. Overall, exhibitor participation topped 3,100, including a record 500 temporary exhibits, according to the show.

“Summer Las Vegas Market was epic,” said Bob Maricich, CEO of International Market Centers. “Punctuated by unprecedented attendance, order-writing and new resources, we are continuing to deliver on our promise to create the leading furniture, home décor and gift destination in the western U.S.”

Buyers from all 50 states attended the summer market, according to IMC, with the largest numbers of attendees coming from CA, NV, AZ, TX and UT. International participation continued to be strong, with 73 countries represented. The largest number of attendees from outside of the U.S. came from Canada, Mexico, China, Japan and Panama.