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Atlanta Market Brings State-of-the-Art Sourcing and Unparalleled Networking to Summer 2024 Edition


ATLANTA -- The Summer 2024 edition of Atlanta Market is brimming with discovery opportunities as it leverages major changes in top categories, including refined gift and home temporaries, a remerchandising of The Gardens, expanded outdoor living resources and the launch of a web-based Market Planner tool. Registration is now open for July 16-22, 2024, Atlanta Market at AmericasMart Atlanta.

“ANDMORE’s commitment to delivering efficient, effective and compelling markets thrives this Summer with updated categories and curated sourcing across campus,” said Bob Maricich, ANDMORE℠ CEO. “From retailers searching for new product and best-selling resources to augment their merchandise mix to designers looking for the perfect match for their projects, Atlanta Market offers the industry more opportunity and more connections this July.”

Cutting-Edge Resources Broaden Market Sourcing
Atlanta Market transforms sourcing this Summer with streamlined shopping. Summer 2024 highlights include remerchandising in the Atlanta Market temporaries for better product discovery, a relaunch of The Gardens in Building 2 and robust casual and outdoor offerings.

In July, the gift and home temporaries consolidate into seven categories across eight floors in Buildings 2 and 3 for optimized sourcing. Some 1,400 temporary exhibitors showcase across HIGH DESIGN, Home, Kitchen + Table, Cash & Carry, Makers Hub, Gift and Fashion Accessories neighborhoods.

Following major reconstruction on the 10th floor of Building 2, The Gardens remerchandise throughout Floor 9 to create a single garden gift sourcing destination. Nearly 55 outdoor living gifts and accessories complement 170+ casual furnishings this Summer.

Running concurrently with Atlanta Market, Casual Market Atlanta returns for its sophomore show with seven floors of permanent and temporary resources across the casual and outdoor category. The largest collection of casual furnishings in the nation, Casual Market represents 400,000 square feet of permanent showroom space, giving Atlanta Market buyers the opportunity to source cross-category vendors for a unique retail mix.

For a full list of Atlanta Market exhibitors, visit AtlantaMarket.com/ExhibitorDirectory.

Exceptional Programming Stimulates Collaboration and Celebration
Four days of programming supplement creative sourcing through cooking demonstrations, seminars, celebrations and tours. Vignettes and displays across campus offer visual merchandising inspiration. Daily amenities are available for the duration, giving buyers the opportunity to enhance the at-Market experience.

The week begins with the Market Kickoff Party on Wednesday, July 17, in the Atrium in Building 3. Building 2, Floor 8, is a hotspot for housewares with a gourmet demonstration kitchen staging three interactive cooking classes. Six seminars across two locations – Building 3 Atrium and Building 1 Seminar Space – offer educational opportunities to retailers and designers.

Creative inspiration for the retail pioneer is top of mind at Atlanta Market
The ( A ) List, ANDMORE’s proprietary multi-modal influencer program centered on amplifying design and retail trends through the unique perspectives of top-tier designers, returns to Atlanta Market this summer. Additional sourcing inspiration offerings include the resident Market Snapshot display and product vignettes showcasing new brands and products. Additionally, ANDMORE will recognize top tradeshow displays with Best Booth Awards in six categories: Best Storytelling, Best Use of Color, Best Interactive Elements, Best Branding Display, Best Product Merchandising and Best of Show.

Campus amenities include Afternoon Beats, complimentary cappuccinos, Sip & Shop bars, photo walls, airport shuttles and complimentary parking. A full list of education, events and amenities will be available at AtlantaMarket.com/Events.

Market Planning Tools Aim to Ease
Atlanta Market makes shopping easy with a portfolio of online and at-market buyer-friendly tools designed to promote success.

New this Summer in digital resources is the Market Planner. Launching in June, this web-based planning tool is an additional outlet to assist in pre-show mapping and strategy. The @Market App continues to support efficiency through the entire Market lifecycle. All mainstay features remain, giving buyers another season of omnichannel discovery, shopping and post-Market follow-up.

AtlantaMarket.com is the buyer’s guide to the Summer show, rolling travel details, exhibitor information, dining maps and more into one central location. Atlanta Market social media (@AmericasMartATL) provides up-to-date information on influencer first finds, Market parties and new products.

Additionally, the Atlanta Market Magazine and Atlanta Market Buyer’s Guide give insight into can’t-miss products, new and expanding resources and on-campus soirees to enjoy at the July gathering.

For the Summer 2024 Atlanta Market, showrooms are open Tuesday, July 16, through Monday, July 22, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and temporary exhibits are open Wednesday, July 17, through Saturday, July 20, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Sunday, July 21, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
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