Designers and buyers at the 2019 High Point Market will see exciting new Karastan collections in various fiber combinations, welcome additions to successful lines and experience innovative tools to support Karastan customers.
After several years absence, Kalaty Rug Corporation celebrates its return to the High Point Market by unveiling a new 3,700-square-foot showroom in the IHFC, space G-369. Significantly larger than the company’s former location at Historic Market Square, Kalaty’s new IHFC Green wing showroom has ample square footage for showcasing its growing line of award-winning, heirloom-quality area rugs as well as its K-Two series of popular-priced rug collections.
Hannover Fairs USA, the organizer of DOMOTEX USA, will host an opening night reception on Thursday, Feb. 28 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on the show floor. The reception is free of charge for all exhibitors and attendees and will feature multiple pop-up bars across the floor, including complimentary food, beer and wine. The opening night reception is sponsored by The Dixie Group, Anderson Tuftex and COREtec.
The trade show season continues its positive momentum with The Atlanta Spring Gift, Home Furnishings & Holiday Market® set for March 13-15, 2019 at AmericasMart® Atlanta. Excitement is building for the mid-season event, which is the second opportunity of the year for buyers to source from AmericasMart’s permanent and temporary resources.
Hannover Fairs USA, the organizer of DOMOTEX USA, today announced the lineup of its Insider Talks, a series of free presentations given by key players and thought leaders in the flooring industry. Insider Talks will take place on the trade show floor from Feb. 28 through March 2 and will cover topics ranging from digital marketing to flooring repair and installation to color and design trends.
Kalaty Rug Corporation proudly announces that a new generation of the Kalaty family has joined the family business, representing the third generation of the Kalaty family now active in the company. “Customers visiting Kalaty showrooms at this winter’s markets in Atlanta and Las Vegas have met and worked with Gabriel Kalaty, Warren Kalaty and David Kalaty, my nephews who have recently joined the company, ” says company spokesperson Kamran Kalaty. “Once again they will be representing us at our booth  at the upcoming New York Now market at the Javits Center in Manhattan from February 3 – 6.”
International Market Centers (IMC), owners and operators of World Market Center Las Vegas, broke ground today on construction of The Expo at World Market Center Las Vegas, a new 315,000-square-foot exhibition facility, scheduled to open in summer 2020 on the World Market Center Las Vegas campus. The new Expo at World Market Center Las Vegas will feature 194,785 gross square feet of exhibit space, which is divisible into two halls – North with 97,684 gross square feet and South with 97,101 gross square feet – which can accommodate up to 1,000 booths.
Carpets are beautiful, versatile products. Presenting and selling them in a correspondingly atmospheric way – that, in turn, is a highly demanding task. At the Domotex flooring fair, the trade magazine Carpet! (SN-Verlag, Hamburg) rewarded five retailers who mastered this task brilliantly: in different ways, with some very different carpet ranges and in different retail types. Editor-in-chief Tim Steinert presented them with Carpet Stars for their exemplary performances.
Couristan sadly announces the loss of Stephen Finkelstein, who died peacefully on Monday, January 21, 2019 at the age of 73. Known fondly by his friends, family and colleagues as a caring and passionate man, Stephen was a seasoned professional in the floor coveringindustry and served honorably as a Major National Accounts Sales Manager for selected accounts during his over 20-year tenure with the Couristan.