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Los Angeles Show Venues Join Forces

Oct 13, 2016

The LA Mart and Urban Expositions have joined to reorganize the Winter 2017 edition of Los Angeles Gift and Home Market Week. The two management teams have shifted LA Gift and Home Market Week dates to a February pattern to avoid conflicts with other industry shows and give marketgoers access to significant downtown LA hotel rate savings. One badge will provide access to both venues and complimentary shuttle service will be provided between venues and select host hotels.

"The thousands of leading lines showcased in the LA Mart showrooms, combined with Urban's 200+ major exhibitors will locate order-writing manufacturers in one convenient setting, creating an easy, efficient, and exciting market experience for our valued buyers," said Frank Joens, Sr. Vice President, General Manager, LA Mart. "The downtown Los Angeles area has been undergoing a true renaissance, offering unprecedented opportunities for cutting edge lifestyle trends to emerge in an environment that is both entertaining and business-friendly, reflecting the revitalization going on all around us in the Los Angeles community."

As part of the market festivities, the LA Mart and Urban Expositions will host the "Winter Blast" Market Party on Saturday, February 18 beginning at 6 pm, 2nd floor, LA Mart Trade Hall. Attendees are invited to enjoy a lite snack, adult beverages, great music and dancing to celebrate Market, Los Angeles style!

When: Wednesday, Feb 15 - Monday, Feb 20, 2017
Where: LA Mart
Hours: 9am-6pm daily with late night happy hour shopping until 7pm Friday, Feb 17, 2017
More Info: | 800.526.2784
The LA Mart is the West Coast's premier resource for 7000+ lines, national brands and local artisans in a range of categories, including gift, home/garden decor, design, holiday/seasonal, fashion accessories, toys, stationery, personal care, gourmet, tabletop, textiles, custom furniture, and lifestyle lines.

When: Friday, February 17 - Sunday, February 19, 2017
Where: LA Mart Trade Hall, 2nd Floor
Hours: 9 am-7 pm, Friday and 9 am-6 pm Saturday - Sunday
More Info: |800.318.2238
Known as "California Marketplace" Urban Expositions' temporary exhibits will be in two locations in February. Together with the LA Mart's 150 national and regional showrooms, these permanent and temporary show resources will feature thousands of fresh, fun lines ranging from top brands and emerging artists to California specialties, including many exclusive and unique to the LA marketplace.

When: Friday, February 17 - Monday, February 20, 2017
Where: Kentia Hall, Los Angeles Convention Center
Hours: 9am-6pm, Fri-Sun; 9am-3pm, Mon
More Info: |800.318.2238
The temporary show's popular World Style, Jewelry Cash & Carry, Vintage categories will move back to their original Kentia Hall location, along with the new LA Value section. A rich blend of fashion, home decor, fair trade, handicrafts and other unique artisan resources from around the globe. Available for immediate delivery and order-writing in a high energy marketplace setting, Kentia Hall offers a true destination for retailers seeking those eclectic designs to help their stores stand out.

Topic: Trade Show News

Related Articles: LA Mart  Urban Expositions  Gift Trade Shows 

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