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    Showplace Welcomes Seven New Exhibitors



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    Karen Olson

    Vice President of Marketing, Home Furnishings

    KOlson@IMCenters.com | (336) 821-1502



    Showplace Welcomes Seven New Exhibitors


    High Point, N.C. (Friday, September 20, 2013) – Buyers will arrive at Showplace at the upcoming High Point Market, October 19-24, to find seven new exhibiting companies.

    New companies showing this market at Showplace include:

    OW Lee (#1630) – Founded in 1947 in Pasadena, Calif, OW Lee is the premier manufacturer of fine wrought iron and wrought aluminum outdoor furniture and fire pits. OW Lee manufactures heirloom quality products in Ontario, Calif. and is one of the few remaining companies in the outdoor furniture industry that is still manufactured in the USA.


    Ion Design (#1519) – IONDesign uses specially selected materials and FSC-certified Hardwoods in their exclusive designs. Compromising is not a part of their vocabulary; IONDesign never put a tasteless design for the sake of appealing to a wider audience as they pride themselves on recognizing individuality.


    Camaflexi (#2118) – Beyond offering the best in flexibility, safety, durability, and healthy living elements in its youth furniture, Camaflexi offer designs that both parents and children will fall in love with. With a choice of three of the most popular style headboards available – Arch Spindle, Mission and Solid Panel styles, and two finishing options, cappuccino and white, Camaflexi’s beautiful product line blends in with any decor.


    Rossetti's (#2404) - With over 60 years of experience, Rossetti offers unique semi-custom collections of Tuscan and Transitional dining room furniture and accent

    seating. Buyers can select from tastefully prepared quick-ship combinations all the

    way to the "limited edition" category utilizing Italian frames, fine  leathers, and higher-end fabrics from the U.S. and Europe.


    Dynasty Gallery’s (#3414) –Dynasty Gallery, a San Francisco-based company, designs decorative glass to capture the shapes, colors and lights of nature’s marvels. Each of the collectable treasures is handmade with 25% recycled glass, one by one, in the ancient traditions of glassmaking. Quantities are limited, as is the number of master craftspeople still devoted to this art form. During its sixty-year history, Dynasty has selected the finest artists from all over the world to help produce its creations.


    Amer Rugs (#3415) – Amer Rugs distributes exquisite oriental hand-made rugs through the gifted artisans of Saraswati Exports, one of the largest exporters of fine hand-made carpets. A family directed company, the manufacturing of these carpets are painstakingly created by over tens-of-thousands of valued artisans on their 5,000 tufted and knotted looms which encompass sophisticated monitoring systems to determine daily progress. The company possesses state-of-the-art automated wool and silk dyeing and drying machinery, including extensive labs and test equipment to monitor grades of wool and quality, along with facilities and equipment for both vegetable and chrome dyeing.


    Hommax Furniture (#3650) – Hommax Furniture evolved into a manufacturer in the furniture industry and is headquartered in Muar, Johor, Malaysia. The company is involved in designing, manufacturing, assembly and wholesaling of conceptualized lifestyle furniture. The portfolio of Hommax Furniture models includes dining sets, occasional items and bedroom sets. Currently, Hommax exports its products to more than 50 countries across the world such as those in Australia, Americas, North America, Eastern Europe and Southeast Asia.

    “We are pleased to welcome these new exhibitors to Showplace, some of whom are new to the High Point Market and will provide new sourcing opportunities for buyers,” says Julie Messner, vice president of leasing for International Market Centers, which operates Showplace.

    As part of the new presentation at Showplace, Art & Frame Mart (1514), Continental Home (1439) and Lauren Galleries (1621) have all relocated to new showrooms for the Fall Market. These new and relocating exhibitors add to the tremendous list of returning companies already exhibiting in Showplace this market.

    With 500,000 square feet of showrooms in Showplace, buyers can shop and source a wide variety of resources in an easy to navigate, very modern facility. Showplace’s accessibility to the High Point Transportation Terminal allows buyers to easily add this building to their market plan, said Messner.

    The Fall High Point Market is October 19-24. For more information about Showplace and links to all exhibiting company web sites, please visit http://imchighpointmarket.com.


    About International Market Centers

    International Market Centers, L.P. (IMC) is the world’s largest operator of premier showroom space for the furnishings, home décor and gift industries. IMC owns and operates 11.5 million square feet of world-class exhibition space in High Point, N.C. and Las Vegas. IMC buildings in High Point include International Home Furnishings Center (IHFC), Showplace, Showplace West, 200/320/330 N. Hamilton, Market Square & Suites, Market Square Tower, Plaza Suites, Furniture Plaza, National Furniture Mart, Hamilton Market and 300 S. Main Street.


    IMC’s mission is to build and operate an innovative, sustainable, profitable and scalable platform for the furnishings, home décor and gift industries. For more information on IMC, visit imcenters.com.