Published on : Tuesday, December 10, 2019
The Las Vegas Market announces exclusive lineup of collections from different brands for the winter market. Las Vegas Market mentioned a comprehensive lineup of programming for Winter 2020 Las Vegas Market, offering buyers and designers opportunities to connect with peers, become educated on the latest industry trends and earn CEU credits.
“Las Vegas Market boasts an expansive roster of trend-focused and business-building activities,” said Dorothy Belshaw, executive vice president, chief marketing and digital officer for International Market Centers. “As the leading home furnishings and gift market in the western U.S., Las Vegas Market is a platform for innovation and ideas that help buyers and suppliers succeed in today’s competitive marketplace.”
Winter event highlights include the 15th annual Las Vegas Market Design Icon Award, recognizing award-winning interior designer Martyn Lawrence Bullard. Notable among the Market’s 20+ educational highlights are two proprietary trend programs: FIRST LOOK – 2020, with directional trend previews; and Best of the West, a designer-led panel discussion about West-Coast “Life and Style.” New this Market is Oprah’s Favorite Finds – Live!, an enlightening discussion about Oprah’s Favorite Finds, and how the list is compiled each year, with an overview of some coming trends.
Winter 2020 trends forecasting
Winter Market trend programming includes Las Vegas Market’s proprietary FIRST LOOK program which will highlight five trending themes for the decade ahead in curated displays located throughout campus, in an educational seminar and in a showroom tour. FIRST LOOK curator and editor Julie Smith Vincenti will showcase best new-to-market furniture, home décor and gift product introductions in a seminar tailored to the needs of today’s cross-category buyers.
Las Vegas Market’s Best of the West features a panel of four design-duo, taste-making influencers and designers including Rochelle and Chad Broadhead, founders of Cambridge Home Company; Catherine and Justine Macfee, founder and partner of Catherine Macfee, Inc.; Brendan and Jillian Bader, founders of Modern Nest; and Aly Morford and Leigh Lincoln, designers and co-owners of Pure Salt Interiors. The panel, which is co-sponsored by REstyleSOURCE, will be moderated by Kelli Lamb.
Other trend-focused sessions include: Oprah’s Favorite Finds – Live! featuring Adam Glassman, creative director of O, PANTONEVIEW 2020, with Laurie Pressman, vice president of the Pantone Color Institute and Turning 2020 Trends into Year-Round Profits, with Erica Kirkland, Christie Manry and Deborah Breiher.
Special events include networking receptions and exclusive industry awards
Winter Market will feature an exclusive slate of networking receptions and industry award events. Highlights include the 2020 Design Icon Presentation. Martyn Lawrence Bullard, an award-winning interior designer recognized internationally for his broad range of styles and eclectic, yet sophisticated and inviting interior designs and licensed collections, will be honored as Las Vegas Market’s 15th Design Icon. Additionally, the Business of Design™ Conference. The “Learn and Earn” Buyer Breakfast Roundtables, in collaboration with various associations in partnership with the 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.