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Las Vegas Announces MGM Temporary Exhibit Sections

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World Market Center announced that the temporary exhibits of Las Vegas Market, will be located for the first time at the MGM Grand. Opening on Tuesday January 29, buyers will discover more than 500 temporary exhibitors and fresh new show sections at MGM Grand, located just minutes from the permanent showrooms at World Market Center. Complimentary M-line shuttles will run throughout the day to and from host hotels and World Market Center. Filling the newly completed 90,000 square foot MGM Pavilion will be the three juried show sections of Las Vegas Market – Design & LivingSM, Living Green PavilionSM and for the first time – ConTextSM; together these exhibits celebrate the top echelon of style with a focus on design-inspired products. Next, blurring the line between the growing home décor and gift sector will be a well rounded roster of home accent companies, located in the Vegas Accessory & GiftSM section at MGM Grand Arena. Finally, the Furniture show section will take center stage at the MGM Conference Center and feature a cross section of home furnishings manufacturers from around the world. Making a strong return to the Winter Las Vegas Market, the highly acclaimed Design & LivingSM showcase will offer an exclusive collection of companies featuring all styles of furniture, from contemporary to classical, as well as high-design home décor, art and lighting products. This juried segment of temporary exhibits will conjure fashion-forward ideas to inspire luxury stores, interior designers and independent retailers looking to keep their offerings fresh and vibrant. New favorites include English living—representing Duresta, the top upholstery name in the U.K.; A M USA—a popular creative resource shifting ever more towards high design; Ercole Inc. and Form and Pheromone which showcases a unique artistic perspective of entomology. Glimmering familiar names will include Haute House, White Orchid, Domison, and Seasonal Living. The MGM Grand Pavilion will also be the spot to observe the eco-friendly movement in multiple showcase segments. For its second Las Vegas Market, the Living Green PavilionSM is a specialty focus that will center on sustainable furnishings or furniture using wood, cushioning, fabrics and finishing materials that can be renewed through natural processes over the long term. Asian Art Imports, Mathews & Company, Eangee Home Design and other companies are leading the movement for “green” to be dynamic, design-oriented, and fashionable. The Living Green PavilionSM is a partnership between World Market Center, the Sustainable Furniture Council and Channel Logic. ConTextSM will make its debut at Winter Las Vegas Market and is sharply focused on textiles and “top of bed” products. ConTextSM will feature the best of the best in textile design and decorative products. Fresh talent enters this segment with Nest Linens for just-the-right look and Revman International for top retail brand names. Other traditional favorites include SDH, Bella Notte, Peacock Alley and Jiti Bedding. The environment at the MGM Grand is tailored for the convenience of buyers and to maximize efficiency, according to Michelle Monteferrante, World Market Center’s Vice President of International Development. “The MGM is going to be a dynamic showcase of companies and new products, and it should not be missed by Market attendees,” Monteferrante said. “Creating meaningful show sections allows the exhibitor to be readily discovered by product category, and creates the most efficient shopping experience for the buyers. We have designed our off site event to ensure the show floor fosters cross-sales opportunities across the categories.” In addition to a huge representation of exhibits, inspiration and new product, the MGM Grand will also play host to several educational and social events planned for Market, including a Hollywood style party on Tuesday evening, seminars about the latest in market trends and a strategy discussion about consumer demand for environmentally conscious practices. A complete list of seminars and events taking place during the January Las Vegas Market can be seen in the seminar and special event calendar at www.lasvegasmarket.com. 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. For more information about 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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