The Winter 2024 Las Vegas Market unfolded as a center for buyers to discover a wealth of sourcing opportunities and inspiring events. The five-day buying event welcomed retailers and designers from all 50 states and nearly 60 countries, providing a dynamic destination for discovering the new and now at World Market Center Las Vegas, Jan. 28 – Feb. 1, 2024.
The event featured some 1,300 gift resources across seven floors of permanent showrooms, bringing a wealth of general and specialized gifts to buyers from every category, according to a press release. The market welcomed seven new and expanded showrooms.
Among some of the standout categories reporting overwhelming success were high-end home furnishings and bedding and mattresses, the release noted.
With eight new and expanded better home brands – A.R.T. Furniture; Caracole; Four Hands; Hooker Furnishings; Jonathan Charles; Rowe; Sunpan; and Varaluz – filling B2 with buzzworthy collections, the concentration of these resources rounded out furniture and home decor offerings.
Meanwhile, some 100 bedding and mattress exhibitors delivered both tried-and-true and innovative offerings.
“The first day of this market was the busiest we’ve ever had in our 15+ years of exhibiting in Las Vegas,” said David Binke, King Koil CEO. “The momentum continued well into the week, so it’s safe to say the market has been kind to us.”
Buyer attendance from mattress stores at the Winter Market increased from January 2023, establishing a year-over-year growth of the specialized mattress buyer base, the release states.
Additionally, the Expo at World Market Center Las Vegas showcased more than 450 brands across six categories: design, gift, handmade, home, immediate delivery and luxe. New and returning brands noted commercial wins and strong industry connections across four days of temporary exhibits.
“It’s our first time at market, and we are thrilled to meet all the buyers and fellow exhibitors,” said Rami Khalaf, Kalifano. “There is such a wonderful sense of community and general buzz to this event, and it’s truly amazing to be part of it.”
Beyond exhibits, Las Vegas Market offered nearly 50 events, educational programs and daily amenities over five days. Highlights included: a standing-room only presentation from Las Vegas Market ( A ) Lister, Martyn Lawrence Bullard on the future of design innovation, a trend-driven seminar hosted by design mogul Patti Carpenter, the staple market kickoff party and the WithIt WOW Awards.
For more information, visit LasVegasMarket.com.