The Winter edition of the Las Vegas Market 2013, held January 28-February 1, has drawn large crowds and features more than 1,800 exhibiting companies across 5 million square feet of space in three buildings.
The 2013 Las Vegas Market welcomed 200 new brands in permanent showrooms and temporary booths spanning every category of total home. Newcomers included: 27 permanent furniture tenants; five powerhouse designer brands in the Las Vegas Design Center; 38 permanent Gift+Home tenants; along with 30 furniture temporaries located on the sold-out floor of B2; and 107 Gift+Home temporaries located on C4 and C5.
Registration and attendance is set to outpace the previous Winter Market, which was at its highest in three years. Pre-registration coming into market week was stronger than in recent years, and by the close of the first day Las Vegas Market, buyer attendance was up 7 percent while designer attendance rose more than 4 percent over last year.