Summer Show Season – 2016!
What you need to know if your headed to the summer gift shows.The summer show season is here. And we’ve got some handy info for you. First of all – markets, when are they happening?! Next up, market highlights so you don’t miss anything and finally, how to get an appointment with your rep at market and why that’s a good idea. Read on for the Summer Gift and Home Tradeshow break down and watch our video!
Markets-when are they happening and where?
Melrose will be showing new Gift and Home product at the following locations this summer.
Summer 2016 Show Dates
Minneapolis June 24-27
Find Melrose at: TYSA Direct, Showroom RED245
Dallas June 22-28
Find Melrose at: World Trade Center, Showroom 310
Atlanta July 12-19
Find Melrose at: AmericasMart, Bldg 1, 17-C-11 and Southern Link, Bldg 2, 1613
Los Angeles July 20-25
Find Melrose at: LA Mart, Fine Lines, Suite 424
Las Vegas July 31-4
Find Melrose at: World Market Center, Showroom C-932
Market Highlights – what you need to know!
This season the Minneapolis market is keeping you fueled up with buyers coffee and donuts each morning and snacks every afternoon. In addition, they have hourly drawings from 1-6pm each day for $50 in cash! We say winner buys dinner J
While your shopping take a little time out in Dallas for a keynote from Egypt Sherrod, host of HGTV’s “Flipping Virgins” and “Property Virgins”. Egypt Sherrod is a powerhouse speaker and moderator and will share her expertise. Pro-Tip: Come with a question for the Q&A portion!
Americasmart, is launching a new signature vignette this season, titled “It’s All Here – Where Retail Meets Design” that features curated products from around the show. Bonus: The White Party, which launched last summer, will again be the signature event of the market, taking place at 7 p.m. Friday, July 15 in the Vignette Gallery.
Join us at the LA Market for a great show and shop late night on Friday. While you’re here take advantage of over 10,000 world-class lines in over 150 showrooms. The shopping will take your breath away!
This year the Las Vegas Market and ASD Market are expanding their Two for Tuesday Program. On August 2, there will be free and continuous shuttle service between the Las Vegas Convention Center and World Market Center Las Vegas. During this period, each show will provide free access to one another’s attendees, waiving any onsite entrance fees.
How to get an appointment with your rep, and why you need to:
The sales reps for your top manufacturers are there to help guide your product selection. They understand your store and market and can help you put together the right product mix for a more successful store. To find YOUR Melrose rep, and make a market appointment visit our Showroom page.
From dates to, events to reps, it’s show season and Melrose has you covered. We’d love to hear from you as well! What shows are you going to and why? What are the special events at market that make it more fun? And what about reps, who is your favorite and why?