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Opening party to feature acro-cabaret troupe

LAS VEGAS - Social events at this week's market offer generous helpings of food, beverage, networking and entertainment. All locations are at the World Market Center unless otherwise noted.

Sunday, July 29
Noon-2 p.m. - Rep Appreciation party. Grand Plaza

7:30 p.m. - Las Vegas Market Kick Off party. Drinks and appetizers. Hosted by the California Furniture Manufacturers Assn. and the Western Home Furnishings Assn. RSVP by July 25 to or (714) 550-9955. Koi Restaurant inside Planet Hollywood Hotel & Casino.

Monday, July 30-Friday, Aug. 3
2-3 p.m. - Food + Wine tastings in Gourmet. C-572

Monday, July 30-Thursday, Aug. 2
7:30-10:30 a.m. - Complimentary Grab 'n Go Breakfast. Grand Plaza

4-6 p.m. - Happy Hour on the Furniture Floors. Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres on floors A6, A9, A10, B1, C13 and C15

4-6 p.m. - Cocktail reception at the B2 Temporaries. See the Made in USA, Vegas Kids and Home Furnishings Temporaries spaces while sipping signature cocktails and scrumptious hors d'oeuvres. Building B, 2nd floor

4-7 p.m. Gift+Home afternoon bars. Complimentary cocktails on floor C5 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and on C6-C9 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Monday, July 30
6 p.m. - Grand Opening Celebration, including performances by Absinthe Las Vegas, the critically acclaimed acro-cabaret variety show that performs nightly under the Tent at Caesars Palace. The artists perform feats of strength, balance, danger and flexibility. Themed stations offering treats and sweets match up to the circus-like atmosphere. Grand Plaza

Tuesday, July 31
7:30-9 a.m. - Best Idea breakfast. Join Next Generation-Now for breakfast and best ideas. Grab a gourmet waffle and then head to a designated table to share, chat and learn from other members. Retailer Resource Center, C-496

5-7 p.m. - B7 Cocktail reception. Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres on Building B's seventh floor

6-8 p.m. - Second annual Gift for Life reception, "Up on the Roof." Gather to enjoy cocktails, appetizers, live music and a view of the glittering Las Vegas skyline, in support of a tremendous cause. Tickets are $20 per person and can be purchased online at Gift for Life is the gift and home industries' national charity funding the fight against HIV/AIDS. All monies raised benefit DIFFA. SkyView Terrace, Building B, 16th floor

6-8 p.m. - Summer in Vegas. Enjoy a music-filled evening with California-style cuisine and cocktails as the Grand Plaza is transformed into a tropical cruise through the Caribbean. Entertainment by Tommy Rocker and Conched Out. Grand Plaza

Wednesday, Aug. 1
8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. - International buyers breakfast and complimentary brunch. International Lounge, C-484

4-6 p.m. - B3 reception. Celebrate this dynamic new collection of showrooms with complimentary cocktails and tasty treats. Building B, third floor

6-8 p.m. - Sweet Treats reception. Enjoy delectable candy, desserts and more, plus entertainment by Yellow Brick Road. Grand Plaza

Thursday, Aug. 2
6-8 p.m. Courtyard Uber Lounge. Ease your way into the evening with a refreshing beverage and a comfortable seat. Grand Plaza

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