Las Vegas Market to honor ‘Tastemade’ with HDA

Published on : Monday, December 17, 2018

Las Vegas Market recently announced that popular food and travel network Tastemade will receive the third annual “Design Influencer of the Year” award at the Housewares Design Awards Celebration on Tuesday, January 29, at Las Vegas Market.


“Las Vegas Market is proud to host the 14th annual Housewares Design Awards and to recognize Tastemade as this year’s ‘Design Influencer of the Year,’” said Joy Jansen, director of gift and home leasing for International Market Centers. “As one of the most influential social platforms in the world, Tastemade is the perfect choice for this year’s award.” Joy concluded.


Founded in 2012, Tastemade is a millennial-based food and travel network that reaches more than 250 million people globally and is viewed through social channels as well as its television channel. Tastemade allows users to explore travel and cuisine through original content and user-submitted videos. Chris Place, head of product development and retail partnerships at Tastemade, will accept the award.


The “Design Influencer of the Year” Award was added to the Housewares Design Awards in 2017 to recognize an individual or organization for exceptional design or design influence. The 2017 inaugural Housewares Design Award recipient in Las Vegas was West Elm LOCAL and the 2018 winner was The Grommet.


Las Vegas Market is hosting the 2019 Housewares Design Awards as part of an ongoing partnership with HomeWorld Business, which founded the awards in 2003 to honor supplier efforts within the industry to create new ways to improve everyday living. The Housewares Design Awards recognize excellence in 13 categories — 11 core housewares categories, an expanded “Smart Home” category and a new “Gourmet Specialty Foods” category. Additionally, one of the 13 Best in Category winners, will receive a special “Innovation of the Year” distinction.


Las Vegas Market launched its gourmet housewares, tabletop and specialty food presentation on C11 in 2015. This winter, the Market will showcase 750+ gourmet resources, with a concentration of 300 resources on C11, and another 450+ presented across campus, in both showrooms and in The Pavilions at Las Vegas Market.


Las Vegas Market is the leading home furnishings and gift market in the western U.S., presenting 4,000+ gift, home décor and furniture resources in an unrivaled market destination.


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