NY Now’s Digital Market debuted with more than 650 brands and makers during its recent Live Show Days virtual event. The market now shifts to a live 365-connection platform.
Among 20 finalists for the Americas region, CEDIA has recognized Dallas Market Center’s Smarter Living by Design, a smart home showroom showcasing a range of brands spanning technology categories from lighting, audio/video, appliances and artificial intelligence.
AmericasMart said that 350 showrooms across AmericasMart Atlanta’s open year round home décor, gift and apparel collections will be showcased in multiple buying opportunities through the end of 2020.
Dallas Market Center said it welcomed an increasing number of loyal buyers and new buyers to its recent September Total Home & Gift Market.
Forty One Madison has set its virtual programming lineup to accompany the upcoming fall New York Tabletop Market, scheduled to be held October 13 to 20. The market will welcome visitors both in-person by appointment and online through a new digital show hub.
Dallas Market Center, via its parent company, Market Center Management Company, has formed a strategic alliance with Dubai Global Connect to support the development and management of a 10-million square foot wholesale marketplace in Dubai opening in 2023.
The High Point Market Authority has partnered with One Room Challenge to present the first-ever virtual edition of the six-week design event, which will kick off October 7.
The China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair)’s 128th edition will go online from October 15 to 24. The 10-day virtual exhibition will leverage its digital interaction features to create new opportunities for global companies to source products and forge trade partnerships.
As a result of the pandemic, Messe Frankfurt will not be holding any of its own physical trade fairs at the Frankfurt exhibition grounds between January and March 2021. The company is revamping its spring trade fair calendar to focus on new synergies and new digital offerings, and will move Ambiente to April 17 to 20, 2021.
International Market Centers (IMC) will launch a new eight-episode video series this week, that summarizes style, product and consumer trends revealed at and driven by summer 2020 gift, home décor and furniture markets.
The 2020 IBC Global Forum, the annual gathering of the International Housewares Association’s International Business Council (IBC), will be held September 22-24 as a series of virtual education sessions due to the pandemic. The live-streamed event will offer housewares suppliers new to the international arena or veteran sales executives wanting to grow their global business overviews of key international markets and retailer updates via two sessions each day.
Forty One Madison has announced that the fall New York Tabletop Market, taking place October 13 to 20, will welcome visitors both in-person by appointment and online through a new digital show hub.
The Summer Las Vegas Market, in its showroom-only format with virtual events, presented more than 1,300 resources to predominately regional buyers sourcing new products for design projects, replenishing needed merchandise and preparing for fourth quarter needs, according to International Market Centers.
Bob Maricich has a long history in the furnishings business including a stint as president and CEO of Century Furniture. Prior to that, he was president of American Drew and American of Martinsville after holding senior positions at companies such as Flexsteel and Texaco. He took over Internationals Market Centers leadership in 2008.
Dallas Market Center and RepTime, a provider of B2B software as a service solutions, have formed a partnership to offer software solutions uniting manufacturers, sales teams and retailers. RepTime will be rebranded as MarketTime, reflecting its position as a 24/7 market solution and omnichannel marketplace platform supporting the complete B2B ecosystem.