IMC Announces $280 Million Capital Investment in Market Enhancements

January 11, 2019 | Atlanta, GA

International Market Centers (IMC) announced today a three-year, $280 million-dollar investment in new initiatives to enhance its markets in Atlanta, High Point and Las Vegas. Elements of the plan, which will be implemented over the next six-24 months on all three campuses, include category enrichment and extension, launch of new verticals, strategic remerchandising of...

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IMC Announces Marketing and Digital Team Structure

November 27, 2018 | High Point, NC

November 27, 2018 (HIGH POINT, NC) – Following its recently announced executive leadership team appointments and long-range market plans, International Market Centers (IMC) has shared a new integrated structure and staffing for its Marketing and Digital teams. “IMC is committed both to maintaining the unique personality of each of our markets and to the...

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IMC Announces Sales & Leasing Team Structure & Staffing

November 15, 2018 | High Point, NC

(HIGH POINT, NC) – Following its recently announced executive leadership team appointments and long-range market plans, International Market Center (IMC) has shared a new integrated structure and staffing for its sales and leasing teams. Permanent showroom leasing responsibilities, which will be industry-based and market-wide for furniture and home décor, will be led by Scott...

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International Market Centers Completes Acquisition of Atlanta Decorative Arts Center

November 12, 2018 | High Point, NC

LAS VEGAS, NV, HIGH POINT, NC and ATLANTA, GA – (November 12, 2018)—International Market Centers (IMC) announced today that the acquisition of the Atlanta Decorative Arts Center (ADAC), a leading design center housing the Southeast’s largest collection of luxury furnishings for residential, hospitality and commercial applications, has closed. The ADAC acquisition follows the previous...

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IMC Announces New Executive Leadership Team Following Atlanta Acquisition; Previews Long Range Plans for Markets and Continued Capital Investment

November 6, 2018 | High Point, NC

IMC Announces New Executive Leadership Team Following Atlanta Acquisition; Previews Long Range Plans for Markets and Continued Capital Investment November 6, 2018 (HIGH POINT, NC) – Following its recently concluded merger with AmericasMart, International Market Centers has announced a new executive leadership team with over 150 years of collective experience in the gift, home...

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International Market Centers Announces Donation of Downtown Property to Forward High Point

October 3, 2018 | High Point, NC

HIGH POINT, N.C. – (October 3, 2018) — International Market Centers (IMC) and Forward High Point announced today that IMC has donated its property located at 101 S. Main Street, also known as Showplace West, to Forward High Point for use in FHP’s downtown revitalization project. Officials from both organizations stated that the Showplace...

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New Expo Center Proposed for Downtown Las Vegas

September 5, 2018 | High Point, NC

LAS VEGAS, March 27, 2018— The City of Las Vegas and International Market Centers, owners and operators of World Market Center, have announced a proposal for construction of a new 350,000-square-foot expo center in downtown Las Vegas. The new center will be constructed at 445 S Grand Central Parkway on the 59.5-acre World Market...

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International Market Centers Signs Agreement to Acquire Atlanta Decorative Arts Center

August 22, 2018 | High Point, NC

LAS VEGAS, NV, HIGH POINT, NC and ATLANTA, GA – (August 22, 2018) —International Market Centers (IMC) has entered into an agreement to acquire the Atlanta Decorative Arts Center (ADAC), a leading design facility housing the Southeast’s largest collection of luxury furnishings for residential, hospitality and commercial applications. This announcement follows the recent merger...

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International Market Centers & AmericasMart Transaction Finalized

July 20, 2018 | High Point, NC

LAS VEGAS, NV, HIGH POINT, NC and ATLANTA, GA – (July 20, 2018) – International Market Centers (“IMC”) announced today the completion of the acquisition of AmericasMart Atlanta. The merger of the two best-in-class B2B showroom operators creates the world’s largest permanent mart for the furniture, gift, home décor, rug, and apparel industries. Financial...

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Video: The IMC & AMC Merger

May 23, 2018 | High Point, NC

CEO Bob Maricich addresses some of the industry’s questions about the recently announced merger between International Market Centers and Atlanta Market Center. For more information, see the initial Press Release.  

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International Market Centers and AmericasMart to Combine to Form the World’s Largest Owner and Operator of Premier Showroom Space

May 15, 2018 | High Point, NC

International Market Centers and AmericasMart to Combine to Form the World’s Largest Owner and Operator of Premier Showroom Space LAS VEGAS, NV, HIGH POINT, NC and ATLANTA, GA – May 15, 2018 – International Market Centers (“IMC”) and AmericasMart (“AmericasMart”), two best-in-class operators in the furniture, gift, home décor, rug and apparel B2B...

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New Las Vegas Market Website Launches With Enhanced Exhibitor and Market Planning Tools

April 25, 2018 | High Point, NC

New Las Vegas Market Website Launches with Enhanced Exhibitor and Market Planning Tools New features fueled by product data and image LAS VEGAS, April 25, 2018— International Market Centers (IMC) has launched a new proprietary website designed to highlight products and categories, enhance exhibitor discovery and simplify market planning. As of Monday, April 23,...

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A Message From International Market Centers

October 2, 2017 | High Point, NC

Dear friends, First, I want to express our heartfelt sympathy to everyone that was affected by the terrible tragedy that occurred on Sunday night. Our thoughts and prayers are with the friends and families of the victims, and please know that we share in the overwhelming heartbreak and disbelief prompted by this type of...

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Blackstone Completes Acquisition of International Market Centers, Inc.

September 26, 2017 | High Point, NC

HIGH POINT, NC / LAS VEGAS, NV – Tuesday, September 26, 2017 – Blackstone announced today that funds managed by Blackstone Real Estate Partners and Blackstone Tactical Opportunities completed the previously announced acquisition of International Market Centers, Inc. (“IMC”), the world’s largest owner and operator of premier showroom space for the furnishings, home decor...

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Blackstone to Acquire International Market Centers, Inc.

July 16, 2017 | High Point, NC

Blackstone announced today that funds managed by Blackstone Real Estate Partners and Blackstone Tactical Opportunities entered into a definitive agreement to acquire International Market Centers, Inc. (“IMC”), the world’s largest owner and operator of premier showroom space for the furnishings, home decor and gift industries, from Bain Capital Private Equity, LP and funds managed...

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IMC Announces: Decisionwise Employment Engagement Awards, 2017

March 3, 2017 | High Point, NC

DecisionWise Recognizes International Market Centers as 2017 Employee Engagement Best Practice Award Winner DecisionWise, a US-based employee engagement consulting firm, recognizes International Market Centers (IMC) as a top-performing organization with its annual employee engagement best practices award. Springville, Utah—DecisionWise is proud to recognize IMC as a top-performing organization through its 2017 Employee Engagement Best...

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IMC Corporate Press Contact:

Dorothy Belshaw
Executive Vice President | Chief Marketing and Digital Officer
dbelshaw@imcenters.com
702-305-1879