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Special Events At High Point Merchandise Mart Properties Showrooms

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Beyond the array of trend-setting, high-style furnishings that will be showcased at the upcoming High Point Market, great fun and hospitality will welcome buyers and attendees to the showrooms at Plaza Suites, Suites at Market Square, and Market Square from Oct. 16 – 22, 2006. “More than ever before, our tenants and exhibitors are rolling out the red carpet with excitement and hospitality for buyers at the upcoming High Point Market,” said Karen Olson, vice president of marketing for MMPI’s High Point properties. “Our six properties in High Point – Suites at Market Square, Market Square, Hamilton Market, Plaza Suites, Furniture Plaza, and the National Furniture Mart -- are home to leading manufacturers in the home furnishings and accessories industries who will welcome guests to many special events planned for Market.” Following are highlights of special events happening during Market: IMAX Market Square-Ground, MS-G 60 Daily: Monday, Oct. 16 – Sunday, Oct. 22 Mornings: Continental Breakfast w/ coffee & juice, 8:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m. Mid-Day: Light Lunch from 11:30 a.m. -1:30 p.m. Afternoons: Hors d’ oeuvres with beer, wine, and sodas beginning at 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18: Join us for the IMAX Martini Night at 4:30 p.m. -7:00 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20: Celebrate High Point IMAX-Style with live music, food and specialty drinks at 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Block Party-Ground Level-Suites at Market Square Sponsored by: Trees International (G-834), Heavy Metal, Inc. (G-842), Fortunata (G-828), Lamp Works, Inc. (G-936), Amita Trading (G-932), Atlas Rug Corp (G-940), and Regina Andrew Designs (G-946). Daily in the 800-900 block of Suites at Market Square: Great new products, hors d’oeuvres and margaritas from 11:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. Tamarian Carpets Suites at Market Square G-708 Stop by for some Bloody Marys with us on Tuesday, Oct. 17, Wednesday, Oct. 18 and Thursday, Oct. 19 from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Groovystuff Suites at Market Square G-1148, 1352 Stop by the Groovystuff showroom to enjoy food and drinks, as well as live music by “Groove Dogz;” Monday, Oct. 16 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; Tuesday, Oct. 17 from 12 p.m.-2 p.m.; and Wednesday, Oct. 18 from 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Peel & Co. Suites at Market Square, G-434 Jazz Brunch-Thursday, Oct. 19 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Shadow Mountain Market Square 394, 392 Come by for complimentary cocktails with us during Happy Hour on Thursday, Oct. 19 from 5:00 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. Albany Industries Plaza Suites 309 Grand Opening Party – Monday, Oct. 16, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Join in the grand opening celebration and enjoy complimentary cocktails and heavy hors d’oeuvres. Metropolitan Galleries, Inc. Suites at Market Square G-1324 Mojitos at Metropolitan served from 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., from Tuesday, Oct. 17 – Thursday, Oct. 19. Reale Letto Suites at Market Square 1-440 Enjoy a champagne and Brie reception daily at 4:00 p.m., from Monday, Oct. 16 – Sunday, Oct. 22. PrimWorks, LLC Suites at Market Square, 1-1238 A complimentary continental breakfast will be served from 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 16; Wednesday, Oct. 18; and Friday, Oct. 20. Enjoy delicious snacks from PrimWorks’ very own hometown snack factory each day, Monday, Oct. 16 – Sunday, Oct. 22 from 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc. (MMPI) is a trade show and property management firm, specializing in managing buildings devoted to wholesale showrooms and commercial office space. MMPI produces more than 300 trade shows, market events and conferences each year. MMPI manages The Merchandise Mart and 350 West Mart Center in Chicago; Market Square, the Suites at Market Square, Hamilton Market, Plaza Suites, Furniture Plaza and the National Furniture Mart in High Point, N.C.; the Architects & Designers Building and 7 W New York in New York; the Boston Design Center in Boston; the L.A. Mart in Los Angeles; and the Washington Design Center and Federal Center Southwest in Washington, D.C. Vornado Realty Trust, owner of MMPI, based in New York City, is a fully integrated equity real estate investment trust. Vornado’s common shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange and are traded under the symbol VNO.

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