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World Market Center Las Vegas Offers Hotel Discounts Online

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World Market Center Las Vegas announced that it is inviting retailers, designers, manufacturers and other industry professionals to pre-register and book their hotels online for the Winter Las Vegas Market scheduled for January 28 – February 1, 2008. Those planning to attend Winter Market can choose from economy lodging, boutique properties and luxurious accommodations—all available to Market participants at significant savings through World Market Center’s host hotel program offered on-line. “Our Winter Market is the first major home furnshings event of the year, and has proven itself as exceptionally strong buying market for retailers around the world,” said Michelle Monteferrante, vice president of trade show operations for World Market Center. “Home furnishings industry professionals who intend to take part in an incredible line up of educational opportunities, exciting specially-themed events, and hundreds of new product introductions from more than 1,200 exhibiting companies will want to plan well in advance to attend the next Las Vegas Market.” The Winter Las Vegas Market will feature nearly 3 million square feet of permanent showrooms in both buildings, showcasing some of the biggest and best brands in home furnishings. In addition, hundreds of companies will be located within the expansive Pavilions, located on the World Market Center campus, as well temporary exhibits at MGM Grand with five distinctive show sections covering nearly 350,000 square feet. Market officials have negotiated rates at a wide variety of properties, including off strip lodging options with rooms as low as $40 per night. Complimentary M-Line shuttle service will be offered all week long from all host hotels to World Market Center’s campus and MGM Grand. The January 2008 Las Vegas Market hotel partners and nightly rates for locations served by World Market Center’s complimentary M-Line Shuttle Service are as follows: Bally's Las Vegas - $158 Bellagio - $375 Excalibur - $99 Four Queens - $95 Golden Nugget - $147 Hilton Grand Vacations - $179 Las Vegas Hilton - $119 Mandalay Bay - $253 MGM Grand* - $195 Monte Carlo - $109 Paris Las Vegas - $188 Renaissance - $209 Sahara - $65 Signature @ MGM Grand - $259 Westin Casuarina- $185 Wynn Las Vegas - $349 *MGM Grand is the location of Las Vegas Market’s temporary exhibits. “MGM Grand will serve as our host hotel for Winter Market, and at under $200 per night, it is a terrific choice for attendees due to its close proximity to the temporary exhibits, in addition to its world class amenities and unparalleled dining options,” said Monteferrante. The following “Vegas Favorites” hotel partners offer discounted rates, but are not served by World Market Center’s complimentary M-Line Shuttle Service: Boulder Station - $69 Palace Station - $89 Sam’s Town - $40 Attendees are strongly encouraged to book their hotel rooms early in order to ensure availability and the best selection. Exhibitors and attendees can go online now to book hotel rooms at discounted rates using the real-time reservation system at www.lasvegasmarket.com. There is no minimum stay at any of the properties and all hotels require a one night deposit. Monteferrante added, “Those who pre-register before the deadline for mailing badges won’t need to take time waiting in line once they arrive at Market—they also arrive better informed. We are able to communicate in advance the latest information on new product, informative seminars, and incredible special events. We can also provide advance information about parking and M-line shuttles.” About World Market Center World Market Center is an integrated home and hospitality contract furnishings showroom and trade complex in Las Vegas. When fully built, at 12 million square feet in 8 buildings, World Market Center will be the largest trade show complex in the world. The $3 billion, state-of-the-art campus will showcase furniture, decorative accessories, lighting, area rugs, home textile and related segments, as well as the Las Vegas Design Center (LVDC) open year-round to the trade. World Market Center produces the semi-annual Las Vegas Market, held every January and July, and is the fastest growing home furnishings trade show in the world. World Market Center is now leasing the third building to a broad cross-section of the home furnishings industry. The Winter 2008 Las Vegas Market is scheduled for January 28 to February 1, 2008 at World Market Center’s Buildings A, B and Pavilions and tradeshow at the MGM Grand Hotel starting January 29. For more information World Market Center, and to find out about leasing or exhibiting opportunities, visit the website at www.LasVegasMarket.Com or call 888-WMC-SHOW (962-7469).

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