Las Vegas Market Schedules Summer Seminars

Summer Las Vegas Market has set a seminar schedule develop to attract designers, buyers and retailers. From August 2 to 6, Las Vegas Market’s summer edition offers participants a wealth of choices to connect with peers, become educated on industry trends, earn CEU credits and get insights on important issues impacting the future, according to host International Market Centers.

Among the seminar highlights of the show, to be held at the Las Vegas World Market Center:

Sunday, August 2

  • Orientation for First-Time Attendees, 9:30 to 10:15am, Building C, Surya Seminar Room C174
  • Furniture is Fashion, Jaime Rummerfield, Ron Woodson, Carson Kressley and Michel Boyd, moderated by Paloma Contreras, 11:00am to 12:00pm, Building B, WorldView on Sixteen
  • Be Original Americas Panel Discussion, Paolo Cravedi and Jamie Derringer, moderated by DJ Carey, Editor-in-Chief of Cottages & Gardens, 1:00 to 2:00pm, Building B, WorldView on Sixteen
  • REstyleSOURCE E-Commerce, Kristin Alber and Allison Van Slyke, 3:00 to 4:00pm, Building C, Surya Seminar Room C174
  • ASID/LVDC Andyz Design Awards Presentation & Reception, Sponsored by ASID and IMC, 4:00 to 6:00pm, Building B, WorldView on Sixteen
  • The Pavilions at Las Vegas Market Grand Opening Celebration, 5:00 to 7:00pm, Inside The Pavilions
  • Networking Reception with Cocktails (RSVP), Hosted by Museum Store Association and IMC, 6:00 to 7:30pm, Building C, Surya Seminar Room C174

Monday, August 3, 2015

  • Orientation for First-Time Attendees, 9:30 to 10:15am, Building C, Surya Seminar Room C174
  • First Look. Julie Smith Vincenti, Nine Muses Media, 10:00 to 11:00am, Building B, WorldView on Sixteen
  • Coaster and Donny Osmond Collection Debut, 10:00 to 11:00am, Coaster Showroom, Building C, C1621
  • Curated Docent Tour: Top Museum Store Product (RSVP), hosted by Museum Store Association & IMC. Led by Stuart Hata, de Young/Legion of Honor— Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, 10:30am to 12:00pm, Tour in The Pavilions
  • The Secret Life of Antiques, Toma Clark Haines, Melissa Mittag and Justin Shaulis, moderated by Heather Karlie Viera. Followed by curated tour with Toma of Discoveries: the Antique Vintage Marketplace in The Pavilions, 11:30am to 12:30pm,Building C, Surya Seminar Room C174
  • Lifestyle Visual Merchandising for Personal Care + Wellness Retail (RSVP) with Allan Share & Patti Biro, Hosted by Day Spa Association and IMC, 12:00 to 1:30pm, Building C, C-1188
  • Sherwin-Williams Colormix 2016 Color Forecast: Laurie E. Clark, The Sherwin Williams Company, 1:00 to 2:00pm, Building B, WorldView on Sixteen
  • Presentación en Español/Presentation in Spanish only, Las Claves del Éxito en las tendencias internacionales para la arquitectura y el interiorismo, The Keys to Success in International Trends for Architecture and Interior Design. Manuel Torres, Manuel Torres Design, 3:00 to 4:00pm, Building C, Surya Seminar Room C174
  • Floor Launch Parties, 5:00 to 7:00pm, Building C, C1— Directional Tabletop, Home Decor & Gift, Building C, C11— Gourmet housewares, tabletop and specialty food, Building C, C12 & C13— Casual/Outdoor with remarks and special guest Jamie Durie plus Hawaiian-themed party venues
  • Vietri Launch Party, 5:50 to 7:30pm, Building C, C186
  • Gift For Life, Sponsored by Gift For Life and IMC: Industry Fundraising event (RSVP), 6:00 to 8:00pm, Building B, WorldView on Sixteen
  • Las Vegas Market 10th Anniversary Celebration, 6:00 to 8:00pm, Grand Plaza

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

  • Design Camp Las Vegas (two days: Tuesday and Wednesday), with Lori Dennis and Kelli Ellis, 9:00am to 7:00pm, Building B Lobby Check-in/Registration
  • Keep Nonprofit Retail Independent: Panel Discussion (RSVP), Miriam Works, Cheryl Call, Raymond McKenzie and Tommy Brown, moderated by Andrew Andoniadis of Andoniadis Retail Services, Sponsored by IMC in collaboration with Association for Healthcare Volunteer Resource Professionals (AHVRP), Museum Store Association (MSA), Zoo & Aquarium Buyers Group (ZAG), 10:00 to 11:00am, Building C, Surya Seminar Room C174
  • Ahead of the Curve Co-Sponsored with Editor At Large, Bryan Patrick Flynn, Jon Call and Amanda Nisbet, moderated by Kelly Edwards, 10:00 to 11:30am, Building B, WorldView on Sixteen
  • Mattress Recycling in CT, CA & RI, Ryan Trainer, Mike O’Donnell and Chris Hudgins, Sponsored by Mattress Recycling Council and International Sleep Products Association, 1:00 to 2:00pm, Building B, WorldView on Sixteen
  • Healthcare Gift Guide: Top Picks for Hospital Gift Shops (RSVP), Led by Sabra Shields, Hosted by Association for Healthcare Volunteer Resource Professionals, 2:00 to 3:30pm, includes tour of Temporaries Pavilions
  • Presentación en Español/Presentation in Spanish only, LinkedIn es una gran Herramienta para su negocios – LinkedIn an Excellent Tool for Your Business, Gabriel Neuman, 3:00 to 4:00pm, Building C, Surya Seminar Room C174
  • Floor Launch Party, 5:00 to 7:00pm, Building C, C5 – Boutique Home Décor

Wednesday, August 5, 2015 

  • Design Camp Las Vegas with Lori Dennis and Kelli Ellis (Day 2), 9:00am to 1:00pm, Building B, WorldView on Sixteen