World Market Center Tabs Executives for Gift + Home
July 20, 2010,
LAS VEGAS-World Market Center has designated 10 executives to lead the division for the Gift + Home show, which will make its debut Aug. 2-6.
Georgia Davis, former executive vice president for Dallas Market Center, has been named vice president of Gift + Home, and is responsible for the strategy, sales and growth of the show.
Randy Eller, owner of consulting firm Eller Enterprises, and Ron Radin, owner and publisher of Homestyle Publications, have been designated consultants to the Gift + Home division. Eller advises the division on its growth efforts targeting suppliers and buyers, while Radin consults on growth plans involving lighting companies.
Rounding out the team in business-development positions are Sheri Makransky, overseeing the leasing of permanent gift, rug and decorative-accessory showrooms; and Keith Davis and Lindsay Pearson, both responsible for sales for the Gift + Home temporaries. In addition, Michelle Ovalle has been named brand manager for Gift + Home, responsible for the show's marketing programs and events, and for leading a team of retail specialists focused on gift buyers.