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Vegas Gala Raises $10K for Gift for Life

Gift For Life

LAS VEGAS–Las Vegas Market’s “Up On 10” charity gala held during its summer market raised more than $10,000 to benefit Gift For Life, the sole charitable organization for the gift, stationery and home decor industries. “Participants from the gift and home decor industries generated a tremendous amount of positive energy, while raising money for aMore »

Last updated: September 5, 2014

Dallas Market Center Releases Future Dates

Dallas Market Center

DALLAS–Dallas Market Center has released the dates for its Total Home & Gift Markets and International Lighting Markets through the year 2018. The market dates are consistent with its practice to follow the Atlanta market in January and lead the summer show cycle as the first market in June. “Dallas Market Center has a long-standingMore »

Last updated: September 4, 2014

High Point Market Authority Announces a Public Art Project

High Point Market

HIGH POINT, N.C.–The High Point Market Authority announced that a public/private art pilot project will unfold in seven locations, including three in the Market District. The project will initially feature sculptures from local artist Charles B. “Chuck” Foster who works in time-honored materials such as granite, marble and bronze. The project calls for the artworkMore »

Last updated: September 4, 2014

Urban Expositions to Spotlight Maker’s Market Division

Urban Expositions Makers Market

ATLANTA-Trade show producer Urban Expositions will rebrand the Handcrafted section of its gift shows as Maker’s Market and expand its promotional and marketing efforts in 2015. Makers’ Market will bring together artisans and designers featuring handstyled crafts in categories such as tabletop, textiles and home decor. The section will be featured at Urban’s Philadelphia, Seattle,More »

Last updated: September 3, 2014

HFN High Point, Tabletop Editorial Deadline Extended

HFN

NEW YORK–HFN has extended its editorial deadline for new product information and high-resolution images regarding products debuting at High Point Market and the Tabletop Show in October. It is now Monday, Sept. 15. To be included, please send a brief product description, your company website and a hi-res image to us no later than thatMore »

Last updated: September 3, 2014

Li Appointed President of Ralph Lauren Home

William Li

NEW YORK–William Li has been appointed president of Ralph Lauren Home, succeeding Ian Sears. Li will assume the position with more than four years of experience building the Ralph Lauren brand and business globally as senior vice president of Ralph Lauren Home. “Li’s strong leadership skills, in-depth understanding of the home market and the company,More »

Last updated: August 28, 2014

Organizers: Summer NY Now Strong for Exhibitors

NY Now

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-Thanks to increased order writing among attendees, the summer edition of NY Now, which took place from Aug. 16-20, “was one of the strongest editions … in recent memory,” according to a statement from the trade show. Christian Falkenberg, the show’s director and senior vice president, said, “Anecdotally, many exhibitors reported that theMore »

Last updated: August 28, 2014

Urban Expositions Hires Flaherty, Wade for Sales Posts

UrbanExpositions

ATLANTA-Urban Expositions has named Robin Flaherty sales manager for the Windy City Gift Show, and has appointed Nora Wade sales manager for the California Gift Show. Both positions are new ones for the trade-show management company. In her new role, Flaherty assists in sales efforts for the Windy City Gift Show, with a special focusMore »

Last updated: August 28, 2014