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August 2015 ASD Market Week Day 3 – Show Highlights, Education and Must-See Events, Tuesday August 4

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ASD Market Week day 3 may be over, but the fun and finds haven’t stopped yet! Check out these insights on educational sessions like Selling on Amazon, our partnership with the Las Vegas Market and the inaugural Smoke + Vape Influencer Awards– plus discover what you still have to look forward to tomorrow on the last day of the show.


Attendees of ASD Market Week had no shortage of things to do on day three of ASD Market Week.

The highlights of the day included a free shuttle that took attendees to Las Vegas Market as part of a new partnership between ASD Market Week and Las Vegas Market, and non-stop education that included presentations from ShipStation and Lightspeed POS, as well as a panel of online selling experts.  ASD closed out the evening with the inaugural 2015 Smoke + Vape Influencer Awards.


ASD Market Week & Las Vegas Market Partner Up, Share Attendees: Tuesday August 4 from 1PM-6PM! Free Shuttle to Las Vegas Market

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For the first time ever, ASD Market Week and Las Vegas Market (furniture, home decor, and gift trade show) partnered together to welcome each other’s attendees to their respective shows.

Known as “TWO FOR TUESDAY”, this partnership brings together collective resources of two major trade shows and thousands of vendors – providing free and continuous shuttle service between the Las Vegas Convention Center and World Market Center.


“By partnering with Las Vegas Market, we are pleased to be able to offer buyers even more value and choices by attending two unique markets in Las Vegas,” said Karalynn Sprouse, Executive Vice President, Emerald Expositions.


Expert Amazon Sellers Speak to Packed Audiences

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In addition to featuring almost 2,800 merchandise vendors, ASD Market Week provides free retail and e-commerce strategy sessions to all attendees, presented by The Internet Merchants Association (IMA) and the Independent Retailer Conference (IRC).

Today’s speaker highlights;

  • Trend-to-Market – Fashion Accessories Edition, Wendy Bendoni, Fashion Marketing Chair School of Business, Woodbury University

  • Meet the Online Sellers – Experienced Amazon and eBay sellers Q&A featuring;
    Doyle Carver, Internet Merchants Association
    Robyn Johnson, Numa Solutions
    Kat Simpson, Kat Simpson Enterprises
    Patricia Pepe, Internet Merchants Association


“Take a test approach first and see what sells well on Amazon before going deeper into each item,” Doyle Carver, IMA


Search tomorrow’s free education sessions by clicking here!


The 2015 Smoke + Vape Influencer Awards presented by ASD Market Week

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Ending the day were the “2015 Smoke + Vape Influencers Awards,” a private event to honor innovators and advocates in the rapidly growing Smoke+Vape industry.  Congrats to the winners!

The Winners!

Retailer of the Year
Tracy Villegas, Phillips and King

Media Partner of the Year
Gary Riddle, B2B Wholesaler Magazine

Industry Leader of the Year
Ralph Garza, Headquest Magazine


Must-See Men’s Accessories

For a Day 3 Men’s Accessories product trend and vendor recap, click here!


Smoke + Vape Vendor Highlights

For a Day 3 Smoke + Vape product trend and vendor recap, click here!


COMING WEDNESDAY … ASD Market Week Announces Summer 2015’s Best Booth Awards

Retailers love ASD Market Week for many reasons, including the fantastic variety of vendors that are available for retailers to discover. To help applaud the efforts of these vendors, ASD Market Week searched the show floors high and low today to determine the “Best Booth” award winners… which will be revealed on the last day of the show!

And just in case you need another reason to join us at ASD Market Week, consider what Canadian-based retailer Sue-Ann Ramsden had to say:


“ASD is a great place to think outside the box. It’s worth my trip from Canada every time,” Ramsden stated.


Thinking outside the box happens best at ASD! Fortunately, there’s still time to join us.

Register on- site at the Las Vegas Convention Center and mention the ASD Insider blog to get your $40 fee waived… it’s on us! See you tomorrow for Day 4!


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