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discover what’s in-store

JULY 2012 L.A. Mart® Showrooms Wed 25 - Tue 31 Temps at LACC Fri 27 - Mon 30


discover what’s in-store

An unrivaled source for new ideas defining today’s West Coast lifestyle, California Gift Show® offers unparalleled product selection from an extraordinary array of 1,000 temporary exhibitors and permanent showrooms … representing nearly 400,000 square-feet of world-class gift, home décor and lifestyle lines showcased at two incomparable and accessible shopping locations … Los Angeles Convention Center and L.A. Mart®. As Hollywood and California continue to influence fashion, home, entertaining and lifestyle, the CGS experience now gives greater emphasis to the region’s hottest emerging product designers, artists and craftsmen that place California at the forefront of international product trend. This vibrant mix of regional, new-to-market offerings cultivated alongside time-honored manufacturers creates a relevant, inspired buying experience to serve the modern retailer and today’s aspirational consumer. Discover what’s in-store for you this July 2012 during an all-new California Gift Show! Visit californiagiftshow.com to register and make travel arrangements today.

Cover, left to right: Lynn Mitchell Group; Two’s Company; Remembrance/GRACE by Catherine Sullivan; Century Designer Showroom


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one show + two locations + five destinations When you shop California Gift Show, prepare to explore two incomparable locations featuring five distinctive markets all within convenience of proximity. You’ll find niche to global goods that are trend-forward, eclectic, playful, sustainable, vintage and so much more. L.A. MART

LOS ANGELES CONVENTION CENTER

Wednesday 25 - Tuesday 31

Friday 27 - Monday 30

Gift + Home Showrooms Permanent showrooms featuring premium product lines, from boutique to internationally branded gift, home and lifestyle merchandise.

South Hall Gift Contemporary and traditional gift resources including fashion accessories, gourmet, seasonal, garden & home, kids, spa, gift, resort and stationery.

Design Center Southern California’s singular, comprehensive source for nationally branded, designer licensed and custom manufactured furniture and accessories, defining today’s West Coast lifestyle and the modern, well-designed home.

Beckman’s Handcrafted Show™ L.A. Fresh and functional artisanal products offering contemporary apparel and jewelry to classic home accents. Kentia Global Marketplace An international exhibitor mix featuring original artifacts, ethnographic art, home décor, accessories and fair trade merchandise among a collective of world style, jewelry (cash+carry) and vintage offerings.

1) Gus Dallas Ltd.; 2) Joanne & Company; 3) Stephen Young; 4) DeBrand Chocolatiers; 5) Collective Home; 6) Two’s Company


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fresh + imaginative + inspiring Day-to-day or just for Market, L.A. Mart® is the essential West Coast marketplace providing retailers and designers across the West and around the globe with leading lines and boutique resources in a fresh, diverse range of categories. Gift + Home As the gift and home industry’s West Coast anchor, L.A. Mart® offers a critical mass of corporate showrooms and manufacturers’ representatives open year-round to trade professionals. L.A. Mart presents thousands of premium lines and on-trend merchandise across all of the most popular, volume generating categories. Throughout the year and between Markets, retailers can experience a robust calendar of events and product introductions to fulfill business-building needs. Design Center Celebrating more than 50 years serving the interior design community, L.A. Mart® Design Center (LAMDC) is Southern California’s most comprehensive collection of residential showrooms available to the interiors professional. LAMDC features marquee resources, from custom manufactured to nationally branded furniture, fabric, accessories, floor and wall covering, lighting, art and lifestyle merchandise.

1) Sullivans; 2) Two’s Company; 3) Sales Producers, Inc.; 4) Kravet/Lee Jofa; 5) Stephen Young; 6) Century Designer Showroom


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local + global Shop Los Angeles Convention Center for more than 100,000 square-feet of established and new-to-market manufacturers presenting a cross-section of regional, national and international products from an array of today’s in-demand categories. South Hall Gift The West Coast’s must-show exhibition for accessing today’s discriminating retail buyer intent on writing orders. Presenting an extensive collection of contemporary and traditional gift resources with special focus on emerging products unique to California that inspire consumer trends worldwide. Beckman’s Handcrafted Show™ L.A. A carefully vetted collective of artisans offering products with a personal story, Beckman’s Handcrafted Show™ L.A. showcases the best in original work to discerning specialty retailers looking to differentiate themselves from their competition. Beckman’s reflects trends in the marketplace by showcasing unique, handcrafted contemporary and traditional apparel, jewelry and classic home accents within the framework of a vibrant gift show. Kentia Global Marketplace A vibrant and unparalleled energy for dynamic commerce fuels this destination featuring unique global brands. Kentia presents a colorful mix of international exhibitors featuring original artifacts, ethnographic art, home décor, accessories and fair trade merchandise among a collective of world style, jewelry (cash+carry), and vintage offerings. Traditional order writing and immediate delivery options, as well as a dedication to supporting social issues and global community enterprise, distinguish this modern-day merchants’ bazaar.

1) Fine Lines Company; 2) Lynn Mitchell Group; 3) Sales Producers, Inc.; 4) Remembrance/GRACE by Catherine Sullivan; 5) The French Bee; 6) Showroom 504 on 3/Cina Hodges


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leading lines + handcrafted innovations Experience these select lines while exploring thousands more only at CGS. Acme Studios Alex Carol, Inc. Amery Carriere Designs Archipelago Arteriors Baby Aspen Barefoot Contessa Bareket Fine Jewelry Be Home Bla Bla Blee Inara Bombshell Betty Shop Bridge for Africa Brothers of Industry Chilanthropy Chilewich Crabtree and Evelyn DDco Design Design House Stockholm D.L. & Co. Dorfman Pacific SHOWROOMS

Elisabetta Ricciardi Fiorentina Flight 001 French at Heart Fresco Fabrics Fringe Studio Getagadget Goddess Hammerpress Hands of the Hills HomArt Hook-Links Jackpots! Jaime Young Company Jamie Dietrich Designs Jonathan Adler Joseph Joseph Karma Living Kate Mesta Kavita Handpainted Silks KBD Studio

Keena Kenze Panne Kikkerland L`Objet Little Giraffe Little Nest Lollia Life by Margot Elena Lonely Planet Ludwiga’s Linens MarieBelle Chocolate Mattel/Fisher Price Mei Wah Company Michael Aram Moleskine My Mothers Buttons Ohio Wholesale Omsa Papaya Paper Products Design (PPD) Paperblanks

Paradise Candles of Hawaii Peking Handicraft Petit Collage Phaidon Press Inc. Pisu Bazaar PopCycle Wholesale Popular Creations Puzzled, Inc. Q-Squared Roost Royal Apothic Sean Hill Shiraleah Simon & Schuster Stone Candles Studio Daedre Sunrise USA Trading, Inc. Supreme Housewares Tara Gasparian Jewelry Tesoros Trading Company

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1) Anne McGilvray & Company; 2) Remembrance/GRACE by Catherine Sullivan; 3) Two’s Company; 4) Folkmanis, Inc.; 5) Stephen Young; 6) The Madden Corporation

The Duck Company The Republic of Tea Thymes Tokyo Bay Two’s Company Inc./ Cupcakes & Cartwheels/ Tozai Home Ty, Inc. Unemployed Philosophers Guild Urban Infant Vagabond Vintage Vapur Vietri Viking Cookware Voluspa West 3rd Brand Wrap Up Robes Zensual Zodax


distinct + inspired No other marketplace inspires the imagination or shapes worldwide product trends as does California or the City of L.A. The region’s sway upon the international consciousness … coupled with its fame as a dynamic travel destination … positions CGS as singular in both original resources and visitor experience to energize the buying process. Inventing Trend From local artists to Fortune 500s, California, and in particular Los Angeles, is universally revered for its global impact on creativity, culture and consumerism. • • • • • •

Top U.S. manufacturing center lead by apparel World’s #1 entertainment producer Birthplace of Apple, eBay, Mattel, Quiksilver, Levi’s, Google Origin of modernist architecture and interior design movement Home to 5 of top 20 U.S. art institutes Civilization’s top location for working creative talent

See the Scenes and Sights While at Market, enjoy all Southern California offers … abundant sunshine, a gorgeous coastline of sand and surf, renowned shopping, celebrated culinary offerings, world-class art and culture, movie studios and nearby tourist destinations including Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, Malibu, Santa Barbara and Orange County.

Southern California Hot Spots Aquarium of the Pacific Avenues of Art & Design Bottega Louie Chateau Marmont Disney Concert Hall The Getty Museum Griffith Park Observatory Hollywood Blvd. The Ivy L.A. Live Mr. Chow’s Museum of Contemporary Art The Music Center Palm Springs The Polo Lounge Rodeo Drive Santa Monica Pier Spago Sunset Plaza Universal Studios Venice Beach


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affordable + efficient Travel to California Gift Show is easy, cost-effective and, once you’re here, thoroughly entertaining. CGS provides a one-stop reservation service for you to book your airfare, hotel, rail or rental car needs … all at exceptional savings. Special CGS Hotel Partner Rates Figueroa Hotel Hilton Checkers Los Angeles JW Marriott at L.A. Live Los Angeles Marriott Downtown Luxe City Center Hotel Millennium Biltmore Hotel Sheraton Downtown The Standard, Downtown LA Westin Bonaventure

$134 $178 $219 $139 $160 $139 $133 $165 $125

Transportation Partners American Airlines Amtrak Avis Hertz

For more information or to book your travel log on at californiagiftshow.com/travel.

Inter-venue Market Transportation and Parking Free shuttle service between select host hotels, L.A. Mart and Los Angeles Convention Center ONLY. Present your badge and photo I.D. at registration for free parking at L.A. Mart’s South and East lots while space permits.


L.A. Mart速 1933 S. Broadway Los Angeles, CA 90007 californiagiftshow.com 800.LAMART.4

sand + sea + sun + shop PRE-REGISTER NOW FOR CGS Visit californiagiftshow.com to register for Market today!

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