04302018 Museum Store Association and Americasmart Launch the Museum Collective
MUSEUM STORE ASSOCIATION AND AMERICASMART LAUNCH THE MUSEUM COLLECTIVE AT JULY MARKET
ATLANTA -- The Museum Store Association and AmericasMart will bring to the non-profit retail community an unmatched wholesale buying experience with The Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market July 10- 16, 2018.
Custom-designed to serve the refined merchandising requirements of museum stores, zoos, aquariums, catalogues, online sellers and other specialty retail enterprises, The Museum Collective will present a curated selection of quality gifts, décor, collectibles and private label products under a new strategic Museum Store Association-AmericasMart partnership.
"The Museum Collective achieves our long-standing vision for a selective product presentation staged amid the larger merchandise resources of a global marketplace," notes Susan Tudor, Museum Store Association first vice president and manager of Visitor Services and store buyer for the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens in Jacksonville, Fl. "The Museum Collective's July debut opens the door to a new Market experience of incredible depth and promise," Tudor adds.
Located in Building 2, Floor 3, The Museum Collective venue is strategically positioned alongside gift showrooms and temporaries in Building 2, with connecting bridges to AmericasMart's Building 1 home collections- including the juried ANTIQUES collection on Floor 2 - and the juried Boutique collection featuring jewelry and fashion accessories in Building 3, Floor 4. The venue serves as a junction point for buyers shopping all categories across the AmericasMart campus.
"With The Museum Collective we are able to deliver an efficient buying experience designed to help the nonprofit retail sector soar," notes JoAnn Miller Marshall, AmericasMart executive vice president of Tradeshows. "This addition to our curated product resources will enrich the Market experience in ways we cannot begin to imagine," adds Miller Marshall.
The Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market runs Tuesday, July 10 - Monday, July 16, 2018 (temporaries Wednesday, July 11 - Sunday, July 15). The Atlanta International Area Rug Market is Wednesday, July 11 - Sunday, July 15, 2018. For more information, visit www.AmericasMart.com/July.