Las Vegas Market Accepting First Look Trends Submissions

Las Vegas Market is now accepting submissions for its proprietary First Look trends program.

Show-runner International Market Centers will highlight the trends in design and color through two 30-minute, CEU-accredited webinars. IMC will scheduled the webinars in advance of the summer market, which is set for August 30 to September 3 at the Las Vegas World Market Center.

All Las Vegas Market exhibitors can submit their best-selling or new furniture, gift and home décor for consideration. Submission deadline is Friday, June 12.

Submissions should address designated themes:

  • Traditional-ish. Transitional and traditional designs that recall past patterns and forms yet still appeal to the modern sensibilities embraced by Millennials.
  • Prints, Charming. Floral trends, especially at small-scale, that recall pastoral gardens, cottage living and meadow-like settings.
  • Screen Time. Office solutions and media furniture with tech-smart features and everyday comforts for the whole family, including kitchen products, particularly for baking, smart snacking and hydration, necessary to support the needs of the worker.
  • Gather Together. Gift giving with an emphasis on easy-to-ship products, tech gadgets, treats for four-legged family members, gear for sports lovers and solutions for city dwellers.

For First Look consideration, exhibitors must submit digital imagery, sized at least 5-inches by 7-inches at 300 dpi, and a completed product description form by June 12 to Sandra Talley at [email protected] and Julie Smith Vincenti at [email protected]

“With COVID-19 causing people to stay at home, it’s more important than ever to have a finger on the pulse of trends in our industry,” said Dorothy Belshaw, IMC evp/chief marketing and digital officer. “This summer, First Look will take a look at the several broad themes— home, family, nature— that are influencing product design and consumer preferences both now and throughout 2020.”