ID Connections

IDC invites you to Las Vegas Market

Published by Julia Salerno, November 29, 2011.

International Market Centers (IMC), in partnership with Interior Designers of Canada, invite you to attend Las Vegas Market, January 30 to February 3, 2012. Las Vegas Market is a wholesale trade show that promises new products and ideas, opportunities to network, and educational sessions to expand the way you do business. Las Vegas Market is offering complimentary, three-nights hotel stay for 15 interior designers. To apply for this opportunity, please fill out the attached application form.

Accommodations will be at the Venetian Hotel and Casino, located in the heart of the famous Las Vegas Strip. www.venetian.com Accommodations include the night rate and tax. Incidentals are at your own expense. Free transportation will be provided to and from Las Vegas Market every show day and admission is free. Once accepted, the designer will then have to show proof of their airline ticket to confirm attendance. Discount codes can be found on the Las Vegas Market website with Air Canada, WestJet, Delta and Continental Airlines.

As part of the Market, IDC is presenting a panel discussion on Monday, January 30 at 4 p.m. The panel, titled Canada on the Rise, promises to provide an insider's look at the hottest design trends and condominium projects sweeping Canada and how designers, retailers and manufacturers can profit. IDC's Executive Director, Susan Wiggins is moderating the panel. Panellists include Trevor Kruse, Hudson Kruse Design; Ada Bonini, BYU Design; and two additional members.

The panel will showcase some of Canada's hottest condo markets and will take a look at how the proliferation of condos in Canadian cities has offered unprecedented opportunities for interior designers. Attendees will be educated on how designers and developers design model suites and sales centers to stand out from the hundreds of other developments to attract potential buyers. Immediately following the panel there will be a networking mixer event for Canadian Market panellists, designers, retailers, and manufacturers.

Important dates and deadlines:

Deadline for entry: Monday, December 12, 2011
Acceptance Notification: Friday, December 16, 2011
Proof of Airline Ticket Required: Friday, January 6, 2012
Las Vegas Market: January 30 to February 3, 2012
IDC Panel Discussion, Canada on the Rise: Monday, January 30, 2012

Selected interior designers are also welcome to utilize the International Buyers/Designers Lounge any time during Las Vegas Market, located on the 4th floor of Building C, Suite 484. The International Buyers Lounge is a complete business centre offering free internet access, complimentary continental breakfast and lunch, interpreters, and a convenient place to plan your day or simply relax.

For further information about Las Vegas Market, visit www.lasvegasmarket.com For more information on this opportunity, please contact Irma Kemp, Executive Assistant, at ikemp@idcanada.org.

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