The Showroom Gala Event: Recap, Photos, and More

On August 9th, 2017, The Showroom @Furniture Row, Denver’s newest luxury home goods store, held an invitation-only Gala to celebrate the debut of the impressive space. Furniture-lovers from all over Colorado came dressed to impress as they viewed The Showroom’s designer galleries, enjoyed champagne as well as delicious food, listened to live music, and socialized with other design enthusiasts.

The Showroom Red Carpet

Guests were greeted with a red carpet experience as their photos were snapped to commemorate The Showroom @Furniture Row’s grand opening.

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Guests gathered at The Showroom’s Gala event and enjoyed refreshments in the heart of the store, affectionately nicknamed the “Pink Palace.”

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The Showroom @Furniture Row gave each guest a gift bag to thank them for celebrating the grand opening of the new luxury store.

One of the highlights of the evening was getting to spend time with Martin Truex Jr. and Erik Jones, the NASCAR drivers of cars #78 and #77 for Furniture Row Racing. Gathering in The Showroom’s man cave inspired gallery called “The Retreat,” guests got to see actual race cars and chat with the stars of the racing team.

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The Retreat at The Showroom showcases NASCAR vehicles as well as man cave inspired furnishings.

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Martin Truex Jr., driver of car #78 for Furniture Row Racing, stands with some of his trophies.

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Erik Jones, driver of car #77 for NASCAR poses for a photo with Barney Visser, the owner of The Showroom, Furniture Row, and Denver Mattress.

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Barney Visser stands with brand ambassador Adele Arakawa, Martin Truex Jr., and Barry Tiller at the celebration.

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Guest enjoy foosball and other fun games in “The Retreat” at The Showroom @Furniture Row.

The Showroom Gala’s main purpose was to wow the guests with the incredible galleries in the retail space. People got to view gorgeous furnishings and decor from designers such as Christopher Guy, Baker, Bernhardt, Lexington, Michael Amini, and many more. Patrons were also surprised by the unique boutique spaces such as a jewelry shop and a section for pet accessories.

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Patrons catch a first glimpse at the Christopher Guy gallery in The Showroom @Furniture Row.

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Guests peruse the jewelry boutique at The Showroom @Furniture Row.

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A few The Showroom Gala guests head to check out the Denver Mattress gallery which showcases various lines of luxury mattresses including Vispring, OMI, and more.

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The Showroom Gala had a live band, The Beaus, play at the event. Everyone enjoyed the rock string act that incorporates the class and elegance of a string trio with a classic rock twist.

There were several speeches about the long path that Furniture Row team members took to open The Showroom @Furniture Row. “So much work, heart, and love went into this project,” says Amy Foster, lead gallery buyer. “As we were creating The Showroom, there were various obstacles we encountered, including times when we were told that a designer store of this size and complexity would be impossible. But everyone in the company believed in the dream and kept persevering. The result was well worth all of the hardships along the way.”

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Overall The Showroom Gala was a huge success, and there are so many great things in store for the luxury furniture store. If you are looking for more photos from the event, visit The Showroom’s Facebook page here.

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The Showroom @Furniture Row is now open to the public. Check it out for yourself online, or visit in person at:

The Showroom @Furniture Row
5445 N. Bannock St.
Denver, CO 80216
(303) 296-9514

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