Expanded Opportunities at Las Vegas Market & the International Surface Event
Benefiting the retail and design community, Las Vegas Market and The International Surface Event announced a partnership for the upcoming markets in January 2020. The collaborative effort provides buyers with free and continuous shuttle service between the two market’s exhibit venues – the World Market Center Las Vegas and the Mandalay Bay Convention Center – on Tuesday, Jan. 28, and Wednesday, Jan. 29, from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., as well as free access to both events. Qualified registrations are free, although attendees will be required to register separately for each show.
Las Vegas Market is a world-class experience that’s simple, efficient, and exciting for exhibitors, designers and buyers. Explore and source from over 4,300 complimentary resources in furniture, home décor & gift products on the Las Vegas Market state-of-the-art campus located in downtown Las Vegas, just a 15-minute ride away from the Mandalay Bay Convention Center where The International Surface Event exhibition is being held. Register for Las Vegas Market.
“Las Vegas Market is delighted to partner with The International Surface Event and its three major floor coverings tradeshows to provide marketgoers with new shopping opportunities within related product categories,” said Dorothy Belshaw, executive vice president, chief marketing and digital officer for International Market Centers. “This collaboration will bring more visitors to Las Vegas Market and provide our tenants with new potential sources of business, new channels of retail distribution and new connections with buyers.”
Each January, the industry from around the globe flocks to Las Vegas for market at The International Surface Event (TISE): SURFACES | StonExpo/Marmomac | TileExpo, the largest North American floor covering, stone, and tile industry event. TISE is a discovery for the senses as thousands of surface material brands are presented in over 800 exhibit spaces offering their newest product launches, expanded product lines, equipment innovations, tools, and technology, the latest in installation techniques, and so much more | all across an expanse of over 1 million square feet of facility incorporating exhibits, show features, product showrooms, demonstrations, and educational opportunities. Register for The International Surface Event.
“TISE’s vision is to create a space where buyers and sellers gather to purchase products, gain design inspiration, and develop their businesses. The Las Vegas Market expands this opportunity for retailers and designers through this collaboration,” said Dana Hicks, Show Director, The International Surface Event. “TISE and LVM are two crucial events for retail and design industry professionals. This opportunity to extend their buying and sourcing possibilities concurrently in Las Vegas, while facilitating cross shopping by buyers in related home product categories, adds convenience and saves valuable time. We look forward to hosting Las Vegas Market attendees at TISE 2020.”
Winter 2020 Las Vegas Market runs Jan. 26 – 30, 2020, at World Market Center Las Vegas, and The International Surface Event runs January 27 – 30, 2020, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. Additional information on the details of the partnership, shuttles, etc., visit www.intlsurfaceevent.com/en/lasvegasmarket.
About Las Vegas Market: Las Vegas Market is the leading home furnishings and gift market in the western U.S., presenting 4,300+ furniture, home décor and gift resources in an unrivaled market destination. Las Vegas Market features thousands of furniture, home décor and gift lines, allowing for cross-category commerce among these industries. For more information, visit www.lasvegasmarket.com. About International Market Centers: International Market Centers (IMC) is the world’s largest operator of premier showroom space for furniture, gift, home décor, rug, and apparel industries. International Market Centers owns and operates nearly 20 million square feet of world-class exhibition space in High Point, N.C., Las Vegas and Atlanta. IMC’s mission is to build and operate an innovative, sustainable, profitable and scalable platform for the furniture, gift, home décor, rug, and apparel industries. For more information on IMC, visit http://imcenters.com. ABOUT THE EVENTS: The International Surface Event (TISE), comprised of SURFACES | StonExpo/Marmomac | TileExpo, was formed in 2014, grouping the three long-standing trade events and creating an unparalleled opportunity for industry professionals from all sides of the flooring, stone and tile spectrum to meet, interface and collaborate in one place. www.intlsurfaceevent.comSURFACES is a B2B floor covering event under The International Surface Event (TISE) brand. SURFACES is the largest North American flooring event serving ALL of the floor covering industry, bringing together buyers and sellers from around the world to see the latest floor covering products, tools, trends, services and technologies. The official sponsor of SURFACES is the World Floor Covering Association (WFCA), the industry’s largest advocacy organization representing floorcovering retailers, contractors and allied service providers throughout North America. www.wfca.orgStonExpo/Marmomac is a B2B stone event under The International Surface Event (TISE) brand, and is THE stone event for stone industry professionals, featuring specialty stone and machinery areas with exhibitions of stone and stone supplies from 7 countries, plus stone tools, equipment, services and demonstrations from leading manufacturers, and associations. The Natural Stone Institute is the official sponsor and hosts their annual meeting at the event. The Natural Stone Institute is a trade association representing every aspect of the natural stone industry offering a wide array of technical and training resources, professional development opportunities, regulatory advocacy, and networking events. www.naturalstoneinstitute.org. Natural Stone Council (NSC), home of the Genuine Stone® brand, is the leader in the stone industry that represents major associations committed to promotion and education of the industry and general public of the value and benefits of natural stone.TileExpo is a fast growing B2B tile event under The International Surface Event (TISE) brand. TileExpo serves distributors, retailers, installers, builders, design professionals and other industry professionals sourcing tile products. Featuring leading tile manufacturers and suppliers displaying products from artisan to ceramic, decorative to glass and more, buyers and sellers can find the tile products, tools and services they need at TileExpo. The National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA) is the sponsor of TileExpo. The National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA) is a nonprofit trade association dedicated to the professional installation of ceramic tile and natural stone. It is widely recognized as the largest and most respected tile contractor’s association in the world. www.tile-assn.com For more information on The International Surface Event: SURFACES | StonExpo/Marmomac | TileExpo, or their sponsors and partners, please visit our partners page.ABOUT INFORMA EXHIBITIONS: With over 200 trade and consumer exhibitions annually, Informa Exhibitions is a global market leader in such end markets as Boating, Beauty, Construction & Real Estate, Life Sciences, Maritime, Health & Nutrition, Agriculture and Pop Culture. Through face to face and digital channels, its transaction-oriented exhibitions enable communities to engage, experience and do business. In doing so, Informa brings together people who want to buy and sell, network, do business and gain inspiration. Industry insight, coupled with an innovative and entrepreneurial approach, provides Informa Exhibitions customers and partners with the opportunity to create business advantage and access markets. Informa Exhibitions is a part of Informa PLC a leading, international Business-to-Business Information Services Group, operating in over 30 countries. We create transaction-led exhibitions and content-based events, specialist data, intelligence and marketing services products, as well as scholarly research and specialist reference-led academic content. Our products and services help businesses and professionals connect, learn, do business and gain an edge over the competition. Informa is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a member of the FTSE 100.
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