LAS VEGAS MARKET REPORTS RECORD
GROWTH IN TEMPORARY EXHIBITS
LAS VEGAS - Las Vegas Market will host nearly 500 new and returning temporary exhibitors during the January 18 to 22 Market. The rapidly accelerating growth in temporary exhibits is expected to make its Winter 2015 edition the largest Market to date, eclipsing the record-breaking numbers set last Summer, according to Dorothy Belshaw, president of Gift and Home Decor, International Market Centers.
INNOVATIONS AT DOMOTEX ANNOUNCE
CARPET DESIGN AWARDS 2015 FINALISTS
HANNOVER, GERMANY - The finalists in the Carpet Design Awards 2015 presented by Innovations@Domotex have been named. These selected finalists will be showcased at the upcoming Domotex show set to take place January 17 to 20. The winners in each category will be formally announced at 4.30 p.m. on Sunday, January 18 in the Innovations@Domotex area in Hall 17.
OSMOND TO SPEAK AT
JANUARY DALLAS TOTAL HOME AND GIFT MARKET
DALLAS - Donny Osmond will make a guest appearance during the Dallas Total Home
and Gift Market, Thursday, January 15 at noon where he will host a Q & A
followed by a meet-and-greet in the World Trade Center Hall of Nations, here.
SHALOM BROTHERS MOVES TO
NEW SHOWROOM AT AMERICASMART
NEW YORK, NY — Shalom Brothers Inc. has moved to a new showroom space at AmericasMart in Atlanta for the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market and International Area Rug Market, starting January 6, 2015. The new showroom is located in spaces 3-D-8 and 3-E-8 on the third floor of building 1 at AmericasMart.
LAS VEGAS - Interior designer, Carleton Varney will be honored as the 2015 Design Icon during the Winter Las Vegas Market, Tuesday, January 20 at 10 a.m. in the WorldView Room, 16th floor, Building B. Varney is president of New York-based Dorothy Draper & Co. Inc., one of the oldest established interior design firms in the U.S.
AMERICASMART TO HOST A SERIES OF
EDUCATIONAL EVENTS DURING JANUARY 2015 MARKETS
ATLANTA - AmericasMart will host a series of special events and educational seminars during the Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market, January 6 to 13 andthe Atlanta International Area Rug Market featuring the National Oriental Rug Showsponsored by The Oriental Rug Importers Association (ORIA), January 7 to 10, 2015.
JAIPUR MOVES TO NEW SHOWROOM AT AMERICASMART;
HOSTS BOOK SIGNING WITH SUZANNE KASLER
ATLANTA - Jaipur has relocated its AmericasMart showroom to 12-F-9, giving the company an additional 2,074 sq. ft., according to Asha Chaudhary, chief executive officer of Jaipur Rugs. To celebrate the move, Jaipur will host a luncheon and book signing with designer Suzanne Kasler to conclude the two-day Atlanta Interior Design Camp.
ATLANTA, GA - Amer Rugs will premiere its midterm catalog during the International Gift and Home and Area Rug Markets, January 6 to 13, 2015 at the company's AmericasMart showroom 5-D-2 and during the Las Vegas Market, January 18 to 22, at its World Market Center showroom B-431.
KALEEN EXPANDS LAS VEGAS SHOWROOM;
LAUNCHES BROADLOOM CARPET DIVISION
DALTON, GA - One year after opening its Las Vegas World Market Center showroom C-407, Kaleen Rugs has almost doubled its showroom size to 6,000 sq. ft. The move to expand was a necessity to accommodate the rapid expansion of the Kaleen product line, according to the company.
LAS VEGAS - Leanna John has been appointed leasing manager, gift for International Market Centers. John will report to Terence Morris, senior director of gift leasing, according to Dorothy Belshaw, president of gift and home decor, International Market Centers.
MARSALA, PANTONE'S COLOR OF THE YEAR 2015, DEBUTS OFFICIALLY IN
AREA RUGS BY ORIENTAL WEAVERS
Oriental Weavers debut area rug in
Pantone's 2015 Color of the Year, Marsala.
GA -- Global color authority Pantone named Marsala wine its Color of the
Year 2015 on Dec. 4, and the exact match of the fashion-forward tone is
already in place in rug collections by Oriental Weavers set to launch in
January at the Atlanta International Area Rug Market and Las Vegas
SURYA PARTNERS WITH SHAW FLOORS TO PROVIDE
AREA RUGS TO MORE RETAILERS NATIONWIDE
CALHOUN, GA - Suryahas entered into an exclusive partnership with Shaw Floors to market and sell Surya area rugs through the Shaw Flooring Network (SFN), an aligned dealer program that includes more than 2,000 flooring retailers across the U.S.
HRI NAMED A TRAILBLAZER FOR
AWARD-WINNING ELITE COLLECTION
From the award-winning Elite Collection, EL-10
will officially debut in Atlanta.
NEW YORK --The new Elite collection by Harounian Rugs International (HRI), which
was previewed to retailers and designers here in September, has received a
Trailblazer Award for product uniqueness. The line will be expanded to include
additional designs and colorways at the company's AmericasMart showroom, Space
6-A-1 in Atlanta during the International Area Rug Market in January.
SURYA RECEIVES NIRYAT
SHREE AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING EXPORT PERFORMANCE
The Honorable Shri Pranab Mukherjee, President of India
(center), presents the Niryat Shree Award for exceptional export
performance to Surya Founder Surya Tiwari (left).
CALHOUN, GA - Suryawas named a recipient of the prestigious Niryat Shree Award for
outstanding performance in exports. The award was presented to Surya
founder Surya Tiwari by the president of India, honorable Shri
Pranab Mukherjee, during a ceremony held in New Delhi at the
beginning of December.
CALHOUN, GA - Suryahas made a year-end donation on behalf of its customers toProject Mala as part of its commitment to improve the social and economic welfare of the communities in which its weavers reside, according to Satya Tiwari, president, Surya.