Houzz Heads to Las Vegas for Winter Market at World Market Center

Palo Alto, California, UNITED STATES

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 24, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Houzz, the leading online destination for home design and remodeling, is coming to World Market Center Las Vegas' Winter Las Vegas Market to connect with the design community through a series of special events. Houzz will be on-site Jan. 30 – Feb. 1 to meet with designers, manufacturers and showrooms, and to share tips for effectively connecting with the Houzz community of more than 2.5 million homeowners and home design enthusiasts.

This event coupled with strong growth for Houzz come on the heels of a recent rise in consumer confidence and renovation investment. According to a Wall Street Journal article published earlier this week, "Americans are stepping up spending on home improvements for the first time in years."

"We're looking forward to meeting face-to-face with an amazing community of design professionals during Winter Las Vegas Market," said Liza Hausman, vice president of marketing at Houzz. "We see this as the perfect opportunity to connect with interior designers, furniture manufacturers and showrooms that are already part of our community, as well as those who are looking to learn more about how they can use Houzz to grow their businesses and build their brands. In addition to being a ubiquitous communication tool for homeowners and professionals, Houzz has become a powerful marketing tool, enabling those in the residential design industry to reach new clients in their own backyards, and around the globe."

There will be plenty of opportunities for attendees to connect with Houzz during Winter Market, including:

Meet the team at the Houzz Lounge: Mon., Jan. 30 through Wed., Feb. 1, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. -- Building C-596-72

Market attendees are invited to visit Houzz' hospitality lounge, which will be furnished by Phillips Collection (A-202) and Global Views (A-153). There they will have the opportunity to take a break, enjoy refreshments and get the download as the Houzz team answers questions, shares tips for increasing exposure on Houzz, and helps professionals sign up for a free Houzz profile. Bring your high-resolution portfolio images and the Houzz team will help you create your profile on the spot.

Join the Cocktail Reception: Tues., Jan. 31, 4-6 p.m.:

4pm - 6pm: Meet and mingle with other Market attendees and the Houzz team during the Houzz Cocktail Reception at Phillips Collection Showroom, A-202.

Come Hear Houzz Speak: Wed., Feb. 1, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.:

Learn from Houzz CEO Adi Tatarko and VP Liza Hausman as they present "Marketing in the New World to the World" Building C, C176. The seminar is free and open to all attendees.

Reservations are not required but are appreciated. Simply visit http://info.houzz.com/LVM_RSVP.html to RSVP to Houzz to attend any of the company's events during Winter Las Vegas Market. Winter Las Vegas Market is open to the trade only. Registration is free, but required.

Liz Feldman/Hillary Schrum

732-387-0515 / 410-687-8944

lfeldman@hillmanpr.com / hschrum@hillmanpr.com

Houzz (www.houzz.com) is the leading online platform for home remodeling, providing inspiration, information, advice and social tools for homeowners and home improvement professionals through its website and mobile applications. The Houzz site and mobile apps feature the largest residential design database in the world, articles written by design experts, product recommendations, a vibrant community powered by social tools, and information on more than 45,000 professionals worldwide who can help turn ideas into reality. Connect with Houzz @Houzz_Inc 

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