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.
The First Look product and trends program will feature furniture, home décor and gift product introductions in curated displays located throughout the World Market Center campus, in an educational seminar and with two related showroom tours. First Look curator and editor Julie Smith Vincenti will share both macro and micro trends and introduce 2020 Vision, a 10-hue directional color palette. The seminar, tailored to the needs of cross-category buyers, lifestyle stores and interior designers, will run from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Monday, July 29, with the related showroom tours on Monday and Tuesday, July 30.
The Ahead of the Curve trend forecasting session returns in partnership with Luxe Interiors + Design on Monday, July 29, from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. with designers Marie Flanigan, Britany Simon, Aimee Wertepny and Denise Morrison sharing insights about the hottest new home furnishings directions and designs in a discussion moderated by Kathryn Given, Luxe Interiors + Design senior design and market editor.
Co-sponsored by REstyleSource and moderated by Nathan Turner of Nathan Turner Inc., the Best of the West in Life & Style presentation will feature a panel of taste-making influencers and designers, from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 28.
Trend-focused sessions also include the Sherwin-Williams Colormix Forecast 2020, from noon to 1 p.m. on Monday, July 29; Designing Spaces for Healthy Families, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 28; the Staging Association Panel Discussion, from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 30; and The 3D Design Workflow, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 31.
The event schedule includes the 2019 Las Vegas Market CEO Summit, the ninth annual Up On the Roof fundraiser benefiting Gift for Life, the fifth annual ANDYZ Design Awards, the Gift + Stationery 40 Under 40 Awards and Lean In and Lift Up.
“Las Vegas Market is delighted to provide industry professionals, buyers, designers and innovators an assortment of seminars and events for summer market,” said Dorothy Belshaw, IMC evp/chief marketing and digital officer. “Las Vegas Market offers an expansive roster of interactive, educational and influential programming that includes thought-leading sessions, industry celebrations and special networking opportunities.”