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AMERICASMART TO HOST A SERIES OF
EDUCATIONAL EVENTS DURING JANUARY 2015 MARKETS
 

ATLANTA - AmericasMart will host a series of special events and educational seminars during the Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market, January 6 to 13 and the Atlanta International Area Rug Market featuring the National Oriental Rug Show sponsored by The Oriental Rug Importers Association (ORIA), January 7 to 10, 2015. 
 

 
 VARNEY TO BE HONORED AT 2015 DESIGN ICON
DURING WINTER LAS VEGAS MARKET


LAS VEGAS - Interior designer, Carleton Varney will be honored as the 2015 Design Icon during the Winter Las Vegas Market, Tuesday, January 20 at 10 a.m. in the WorldView Room, 16th floor, Building B. Varney is president of New York-based Dorothy Draper & Co. Inc., one of the oldest established interior design firms in the U.S.
 

 
 

SURYA RECEIVES NIRYAT SHREE AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING EXPORT PERFORMANCE
The Honorable Shri Pranab Mukherjee, President of India (center), presents the Niryat Shree Award for exceptional export performance to Surya Founder Surya Tiwari (left). 

CALHOUN, GA - Surya was named a recipient of the prestigious Niryat Shree Award for outstanding performance in exports. The award was presented to Surya founder Surya Tiwari by the president of India, honorable Shri Pranab Mukherjee, during a ceremony held in New Delhi at the beginning of December.
 

 
 

 
 

COURISTAN EXPANDS
AMERICASMART SHOWROOM

 

FORT LEE, NJ - Couristan, Inc. has upgraded and expanded its AmericasMart showroom 6-D-11 with an additional 1,400 sq. ft., according to Steve Codella, executive vice president of sales. 
 

 
 

HRI NAMED A TRAILBLAZER FOR
 AWARD-WINNING ELITE COLLECTION

From the award-winning Elite Collection, EL-10 will officially debut in Atlanta.

 
NEW YORK --The new Elite collection by Harounian Rugs International (HRI), which was previewed to retailers and designers here in September, has received a Trailblazer Award for product uniqueness. The line will be expanded to include additional designs and colorways at the company's AmericasMart showroom, Space 6-A-1 in Atlanta during the International Area Rug Market in January.
 

 
 INTERNATIONAL MARKET CENTER NAMES JOHN
LEASING MANAGER FOR GIFT


LAS VEGAS - Leanna John has been appointed leasing manager, gift for International Market Centers. John will report to Terence Morris, senior director of gift leasing, according to Dorothy Belshaw, president of gift and home decor, International Market Centers.
 

 
 

INNOVATIONS AT DOMOTEX ANNOUNCE
CARPET DESIGN AWARDS 2015 FINALISTS


HANNOVER, GERMANY - The finalists in the Carpet Design Awards 2015 presented by Innovations@Domotex have been named. These selected finalists will be showcased at the upcoming Domotex show set to take place January 17 to 20. The winners in each category will be formally announced at 4.30 p.m. on Sunday, January 18 in the Innovations@Domotex area in Hall 17.
 

 


 

 

 

SHALOM BROTHERS MOVES TO 
NEW SHOWROOM AT AMERICASMART
 

 

NEW YORK, NY — Shalom Brothers Inc. has moved to a new showroom space at AmericasMart in Atlanta for the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market and International Area Rug Market, starting January 6, 2015. The new showroom is located in spaces 3-D-8 and 3-E-8 on the third floor of building 1 at AmericasMart.
 

 
 

OSMOND TO SPEAK AT JANUARY DALLAS TOTAL HOME AND GIFT MARKET


Donny Osmond

 
DALLAS - Donny Osmond will make a guest appearance during the Dallas Total Home and Gift Market, Thursday, January 15 at noon where he will host a Q & A followed by a meet-and-greet in the World Trade Center Hall of Nations, here.
 

 
 

SURYA PARTNERS WITH SHAW FLOORS  TO PROVIDE
AREA RUGS TO MORE RETAILERS NATIONWIDE

CALHOUN, GA - Surya has entered into an exclusive partnership with Shaw Floors to market and sell Surya area rugs through the Shaw Flooring Network (SFN), an aligned dealer program that includes more than 2,000 flooring retailers across the U.S.
 

 
 

MARSALA, PANTONE'S COLOR OF THE YEAR 2015, DEBUTS OFFICIALLY IN AREA RUGS BY ORIENTAL WEAVERS
Oriental Weavers debut area rug in
Pantone's 2015 Color of the Year, Marsala.

 
DALTON, GA -- Global color authority Pantone named Marsala wine its Color of the Year 2015 on Dec. 4, and the exact match of the fashion-forward tone is already in place in rug collections by Oriental Weavers set to launch in January at the Atlanta International Area Rug Market and Las Vegas Market.
 

 
 


Dallas Chapman

OW HOSPITALITY
NAMES CHAPMAN
 VP OF SALES

 
Details, click here 
 

 
 

MEMORIAL CELEBRATION
SET FOR LISSA WYMAN


Lissa Wyman

 
NEW YORK -- A memorial celebration will be held here Saturday, Dec. 13 at 10:30 a.m. for Lissa Wyman, founder of RugNews.com, who died on Nov. 18, 2014 at her home in Manhattan following a long illness. The memorial and reception will be held at The Coffee House, a private club at 20 West 44th St., Suite 601.
 

 
 
 

LAS VEGAS MARKET REPORTS RECORD 
GROWTH IN TEMPORARY EXHIBITS

LAS VEGAS - Las Vegas Market will host nearly 500 new and returning temporary exhibitors during the January 18 to 22 Market.  The rapidly accelerating growth in temporary exhibits is expected to make its Winter 2015 edition the largest Market to date, eclipsing the record-breaking numbers set last Summer, according to Dorothy Belshaw, president of Gift and Home Decor, International Market Centers.
 

 
 

 


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CAPEL RUGS TO OFFER VIRTUAL TOUR OF HIGH POINT SHOWROOM
Retailers can visit Capel's Historic Market Square showroom 122 to view latest products and displays.


TROY, NC - Capel Rugs has teamed up with Google Business View to create a virtual tour of its Market Square showroom 122 at High Point.
 

 
 

INTERNATIONAL SURFACE EVENT 2015 
TO HOST DIVERSE EDUCATION PROGRAM

 

 

DALLAS, TX - The International Surface Event (TISE) will host a series of educational programs from January 20 to 23, 2015 at Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas.
 

 
 

NOURISON APPOINTS BROWN AND WOZNIAK ACCOUNT EXECUTIVES


Jeremy Brown


Chris Wozniak


SADDLE BROOK, NJ - Jeremy Brown and Christopher Wozniak have been appointed as account executives for the Midwest region for Nourison.

 
 

AMER TO LAUNCH NEW VINTAGE AND AFGHAN COLLECTIONS DURING
 JANUARY ATLANTA MARKET

Amer Rugs' Vintage collection

 
ATLANTA - Amer Rugs will premiere a dozen new collections during the International Area Rug Market at AmericasMart, January 6 to 13, 2015 at Amer's flagship showroom located at 5-D-2. Among the new collections will be Amer's hand-knotted Vintage collection, as well as the first-ever pieces made in partnership with Afghan producers.
 

 
















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