International Market Centers (IMC) has announced a plan to significantly expand its gourmet housewares product resources to address buyer demand. The Gourmet Housewares Collection will debut at the Summer 2021 Las Vegas Market scheduled to take place from August 22 to 26, 2021 and expand to the Atlanta Market in Winter 2022 scheduled to take place from January 12 to 16, 2022.
"IMC is stepping up to offer more opportunities for buyers and vendors to connect as interest in the gourmet category continues to grow", said Bob Maricich, IMC CEO. "The Gourmet Housewares Collection will be a dedicated, comprehensive and focused collection on the trade show floor at each of our Winter and Summer Markets designed to give brands the opportunity to get in front of new and existing accounts and providing cross buying opportunities for independent specialty gift, home, hardware and lifestyle retailers".
„The Gourmet Housewares Collection will be a dedicated, comprehensive and focused collection on the trade show floor.“
The buying destinations will feature up to 100 new resources including kitchen gadgets, cookware, small electrics, grilling tools, kitchen textiles, bar accessories, cookbooks, gourmet food and more. These new resources will expand existing gourmet housewares and food resources presented in permanent showrooms in each city with some 450+ brands in Atlanta and 350+ in Las Vegas. Both markets also feature an expansive and comprehensive presentation of complementary lifestyle, seasonal, and home décor products.