October 20, 2015
Book the Block promotion offers travel prizes during Las Vegas Market registration
Registration for the winter 2016 Las Vegas Market, running from Sunday, Jan. 24 through Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, is now open. The website also offers links to the Market’s official housing website, with the popular Book the Block promotion offering market-goers a variety of incentives for confirmed advance reservations. “As Las Vegas Market enters its second decade, it has become the leading furniture, home décor and gift destination in the western United States, with continued resource expansion and attendance growth expected for the coming edition,” said Robert Maricich, Chief Executive Officer, International Market Centers. “With 2,700 resources and unrivaled market destination, as well as a wealth of educational programming and networking events, Las Vegas Market offers everything buyers need for a first-rate shopping experience – against the backdrop of one of the most exciting venues in the country.” Winter 2016 Market highlights will include growth of gourmet, housewares and casual/outdoor furniture; enrichment of better home décor; remerchandising of C-ONE; expansion of temporary exhibits into two pavilions; and enhancement of top furniture resources, better home décor suppliers, as well as leading gift and lifestyle vendors. Beyond exhibits, the Winter Las Vegas Market will present a variety of special events, including complimentary happy hours, daily brunch bars, product demonstrations, free food and wine tastings, and a full schedule of educational programming addressing design trends, retailing strategies and more.
Permanent showrooms and casual temporaries will run Sunday to Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Thursday, Jan. 28, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Pavilions & Discoveries will run Sunday, Jan. 24, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday and Tuesday, Jan. 25-26, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Jan. 27, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Las Vegas Market offers many hotel options for market-goers, from budget-friendly to luxury, gaming or non-gaming. Discounted rates start at $35 per night with added value benefits such as discounts on shows and meals, as well as including in-room Internet, free local calls, discounted show tickets, free self-parking and more. The popular Book the Block promotion, sponsored by IMC and Connections Housing, offers market-goers a chance to win prizes such as dinner for two, show tickets, room upgrades and free stays, as well as a grand prize of a complimentary hotel room for both the winter and summer 2016 markets, plus roundtrip airline tickets for two with VIP Limousine transportation to and from the airport. To be eligible, bookings must be made through Connections Housing, the official travel agency for Las Vegas Market.