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CEO Summit Returns to Las Vegas Market in Summer 2019

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International Market Centers and Eller Enterprises announced the return of the Gift & Home CEO Summit at Summer 2019 Las Vegas Market. The one-day event, scheduled for Tuesday, July 30, is designed to address and provide insight into the critical issues facing today’s industry leaders through a series of presentations and meaningful networking opportunities.

“Las Vegas Market is delighted to announce the return of the CEO Summit to Las Vegas Market,” said Bob Maricich, chief executive officer of International Market Centers. “This event demonstrates Las Vegas Market’s commitment to the gift and home furnishings industries and offers a platform for the premiere thought leaders to discuss critical issues facing the industry today.”

The 2019 CEO Summit will include a kick-off keynote presentation by Gary F. Locke, U.S. Ambassador to China (2011-2014), U. S. Secretary of Commerce (2009-2011) and governor of Washington (1997-2005). Locke is considered one of the top speakers for doing business in China and has spent more than three decades working with, and in, China. He is recognized as one of the world’s foremost authorities on U.S./China relations, global expansion, and business growth. Drawing from his experience as U.S. Ambassador to China and U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Locke offers a wealth of knowledge on some of the most vital issues confronting America and the international community today.

“From 2013 until 2015, we presented annual CEO Summits that brought internationally renowned business people, politicians and international thought leaders to Las Vegas to offer our industry community a higher level of learning,” said Randy Eller, president of Eller Enterprises. “The response was overwhelmingly positive. The world has changed in many ways since 2015 and we are excited to offer this caliber of speakers again at a time when every C Level executive has to be more informed and educated about our world than ever before.”

Sponsorships of the CEO Summit are available on a limited basis. Additional speakers and registration information and pricing will be announced in the coming weeks. For details, contact Randy Eller at reller@ellerent.com or 731-225-1253.


More about Las Vegas Market: Las Vegas Market is the nation’s fastest growing gift and home décor market and the leading furniture marketplace in the western U.S., presenting 4,000+ gift, home décor and furniture resources in an unrivaled market destination. Las Vegas Market features thousands of gift, furniture and home décor lines, allowing for cross-category commerce among these industries. The Summer 2019 Las Vegas Market runs July 28 – Aug. 1, 2019. For more information, visit www.lasvegasmarket.com.

More about International Market Centers, L.P.: Las Vegas Market is produced by International Market Centers, L.P. (IMC), the world’s largest operator of premier showroom space for the furnishings, home décor and gift industries. International Market Centers owns and operates 12.2 million square feet of world-class exhibition space in High Point, N.C. and Las Vegas. IMC’s mission is to build and operate an innovative, sustainable, profitable and scalable platform for the furnishings, home décor and gift industries. For more information on IMC, visit http://imcenters.com/


About Eller Enterprises: Eller Enterprises, of Mt. Juliet, TN, was founded in 2004 by Randy Eller as a consulting firm serving companies and individuals primarily within the home accent, furniture and giftware industries. These businesses include wholesalers, product designers, merchandise trade marts, marketing, public relations and advertising firms. Eller Enterprises also offers personal executive coaching and professional speaking to customers in a variety of industries. For more information, visit www.ellerent.com.


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