Stimulating Lineup of Seminars on Tap at Winter 2013 Las Vegas Market

LAS VEGAS-Five days of seminars and special programs will be among the highlights at the upcoming Winter Las Vegas Market, Jan. 28-Feb. 1, 2013.

The diverse assortment of complimentary educational events and CEU-accredited seminars created specifically for retailers, design professionals and other registered market attendees, offer up-to-the-minute information to help industry professionals better manage, grow and market their businesses.

Seminar highlights include the always popular First Look program. a fast-paced look at the hottest new product introductions debuting at market week; recognition of Alexa Hampton as the 2013 Design Icon Award recipient; successful ingredients to building a customer-centric culture; current social media best practices; winning visual merchandising and store displays; the melding of fashion and home decor influences; a trend forecast for the interiors industry; a presentation from Pantone on color, and more.

"Winter's Las Vegas Market will feature experts that span the realm of home furnishings, gift, merchandising, design, technology, fashion, social media, and business management, bringing market attendees a wealth of fresh ideas as well as best practices," said Dana Andrew, vice president of global marketing and communications for International Market Centers, parent company of Las Vegas Market. "These expert-led sessions are designed to spark creativity and give our attendees valuable new strategies to help their business flourish in 2013 and beyond."

Seminars take place throughout the entire week of the market. In all there are nearly 50 seminars open to all Market attendees, including seminars sponsored by WHFA in the Retailer Resource Center (C-496). For a complete listing of the schedule and events, visit

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