LAS VEGAS–Las Vegas Market starts this Sunday, and attendees will see several new rug exhibitors at market for the first time, as well as new showrooms from existing exhibitors. In addition, rug exhibitors will also host parties and other events.
In Building A, Dalyn, a charter occupant of the World Market Center, will open a new, larger, open-concept showroom, located in Building A, A-325. The Rug Market America is returning to market as an exhibitor; it will also be located in Building A, in space A-130.
In Building B, Kalaty Rug Corp. will debut at the West Coast market with a more than 3,700-square-foot showroom, located in spaces B-455 and B-449. Amer Rugs will also debut at Las Vegas Market in Building B, with a 2,500-square-foot showroom in B-421. Amer will celebrate the opening with door prizes and food.
Chilewich will also debut at the Las Vegas Market, as its rep group, Keena, will be exhibiting there, also for the first time. The Keena showroom is located in Building C, #1035.
Events for the market on Monday, July 28, include the return of Donny and Debbie Osmond, who will be at the party celebrating its launch with Kas Rugs from 4-6 p.m. in Building B, B-175. Oriental Weavers will host an event, catered by the Tommy Bahama restaurant in Las Vegas, from 4-7 p.m. in Building C, C-395. The annual Up on 10 event, which benefits Gift for Life and is in a new location, C-1052 in Building C, will include a silent auction.
On Tuesday, July 29, designers Thom Filicia, Timothy Corrigan and Susanna Salk will take part in a meet-and-greet reception and book signing in Safavieh’s showroom, Building A, A-101, from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Then, from 4-5 p.m. in the Building B Atrium, the presentation “Up Close and Personal With Donny Osmond” will allow attendees to ask the music icon questions and find out about the inspiration behind Donny Osmond Home.