In preparation for the winter edition of the Las Vegas Market, officials announced leasing gains of new, expanded and relocated showrooms featuring seasonal and gift resources. Additionally, there are more seasonal and gift resources located in the temporary exhibits in the Pavilions, market officials said.
“The number of seasonal and gift resources continue to grow at Las Vegas Market,” said Leanna John, director of leasing for International Market Centers. “Since 2012, Las Vegas Market has experienced unprecedented growth with a 223% increase in gift buyer attendance and a 240% increase in seasonal buyer attendance.”
New-to-Market showrooms include: AC+F, a supplier of custom-made ornaments, in 1,300 square feet on C7; Jaco of America, a wholesaler of unique glass jewelry and glass figurines, in 1,110 square feet on C9; and Katherine’s Collection, a supplier of handcrafted holiday décor, is returning to Las Vegas Market in 2,040 square feet on C9 after a six-year hiatus.
On C7, Creative Co-Op is more than doubling its former showroom space and introducing a new “Creative Commons” lounge. Additionally, the floor will feature C&F Enterprises, K&K Interiors and Primitives by Kathy.
On C9, Melrose International, a wholesaler of giftware, holiday, home décor and silk florals, is expanding 66% to 11,100 square feet; and Portman, a supplier of high-quality accessories and apparel, relocated to 2,300 square feet.
The 2019 Las Vegas Winter Market is set to run from January 27 to January 31, 2019, at the World Market Center.