International Market Centers has announced that it is expanding and realigning its temporary gift and home décor exhibition space onto three floors of Building C during the Summer 2013 Las Vegas Market, running , at World Market Center Las Vegas. Originally planned for just two floors, now more than 95,000 square feet of temporary exhibition space on three floors - C5, C10 and C11 - will house some 325 temporary exhibitors in 10 distinct, themed product sections, including GIFT, GLOBAL, GOURMET, HOME, MADE, STYLE, TEXTILES, TREND, VINTAGE and CARRY!.
"Our primary goal with this strategic realignment is to expand the positive synergies between temporary exhibitors and permanent showrooms," explained Dorothy Belshaw, president of Gift & Home Décor, International Market Centers. "By emphasizing adjacencies of related categories of temporary and permanent resources, we are creating a dynamic, and seamless, shopping experience for buyers and maximizing the cross-marketing opportunities for vendors."
Four home décor categories of temporary exhibits will be housed on floor C5: HOME, featuring accent décor, accent furniture and other decorative items; TEXTILES, showcasing trend-focused textiles including decorative pillows, throws, draperies, fabric and bedding; STYLE, spotlighting a juried collection of progressive and design-focused home décor, accent furniture, and textiles; and MADE, featuring handmade ceramics, pottery, home décor, letterpress, apparel and jewelry. Temporary exhibitors in these four categories will complement the growing number of better home décor permanent showrooms located on floors C3 and C4.