International Market Centers (IMC) has received a temporary certificate of occupancy for the Expo at World Market Center Las Vegas. The new 315,000-square-foot trade show facility in downtown Las Vegas is slated to open on August 30 and will house the temporary gift and home exhibits for IMC’s summer Las Vegas Market.
“The Expo is a public-private partnership that will provide downtown Las Vegas with a state-of-the-art venue for smaller-scale meetings, conferences and exhibitions,” said Bob Maricich, IMC CEO. “We are delighted that construction stayed on time and on budget during recent business disruptions and believe this facility is an important first step for the trade show industry as Las Vegas recovery begins.”
As part of its summer market debut, the Expo will house the market’s temporary exhibitors in six destinations: Design, Gift, Handmade, Home, Immediate Delivery and Luxe.
The Expo lobby, which is contiguous with Building C, will include attendee and exhibitor registration, positioning it as the gateway to the marketplace’s permanent and temporary resources. For its premiere, the Expo will feature a new trade show layout designed to enable social distancing and traffic control due to COVID-19, the company, noted.