Snapshots from the Brand Source 2012 Convention

During a sneak peek reception Monday night, new vendors and new categories were evident across the three sprawling show floors at the Brand Source 2012 Convention in Las Vegas’ Caesars Palace. It runs through Wednesday, Aug. 29 th. Stay tuned to this web site for followup coverage of the full agenda. (Photos: Nancy Klosek)

Bob Donaldson, Sherry Dantonio and Andy Orozco of Brand Source

Scott Ramsay and Robert Lynch of kitchen and bath accessory supplier Artisan Manufacturing

Steve Mitchell and Jeff Colletto of Twin-Star Intl (Duraflame fireplaces)

Max Wasinger, David Lawrence and Gary Watkins of Mitsubishi

Erica Halverson of LG Appliances

Pacific Living’s Rick Jones, with an outdoor pizza oven

Brand Source’s Andy Orozco, with Herbie Hess, Hess Electronics (TX)

Husqvarna’s Doug Pinkham, with an array of weed eaters and leaf blowers

Jose Ramos (l.) and Rafael Ramos (r.), Ramos Furniture (CA), flank Alex Macias, Del Sol Furniture (AZ)

Kerry and Judi Lebensburger, Ashley Furniture Industries, with Brand Source’s Mike Allen

Don and Libby Hunter of MedLift (lift chairs)