Following the close of the summer 2020 Atlanta Market, International Market Centers reported a successful market with serious buying, a safe shopping environment and a collective goal of working towards recovery.
The National Hardware Show will debut its virtual event October 12-15, 2020. The first National Hardware Virtual Show will provide the global hardware and home improvement community with the tools needed to equip customers, empower businesses, and engage with industry leaders.
While the normal hustle and bustle of the Atlanta Market summer edition may have been quieter last week, without the market’s trade show element, vendors and buyers visiting the permanent showrooms reported a strong, successful and safe experience amid the continued COVID-19 pandemic.
The furnishings markets operated by International Market Centers— Atlanta Market, IMC High Point Market and Las Vegas Market— will together present a webinar exploring 2021 interior design trends as part of their virtual education offerings.
At the Fall High Point Market, scheduled for October 13 to 21, InterHall will host 10 new design-driven and lifestyle-focused home furnishings exhibitors, a group that will join more than 70 manufacturers, suppliers and designers in one of the show’s signature destinations.
The Dallas Market Center said that more than 95% of permanent showrooms will be open for all of its August markets including the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market, to be held August 19-25.
Las Vegas Market’s signature Ahead of the Curve trend program will run as a CEU-accrediting webinar on August 19.
The Dallas Market Center has noted an increase in pre-registration for its Dallas Total Home & Gift Market, which is set to be held from August 19 to 25.
The International Housewares Association has announced that its annual home and housewares gathering, The Inspired Home Show, will be held in-person August 7-10, 2021 at McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago. The event had previously been scheduled for March 13-16, 2021.
The Dallas Market Center said it will be expanding its temporaries throughout the 2020 summer markets in order to help buyers get the most out of their time at the trade show.
International Market Centers will present two webinars on August 6 addressing diversity and inclusion issues impacting the gift, home furnishings and apparel industries.
International Market Centers is offering two webinars that explore post-COVID-19 retail strategy as a planning tool for its summer 2020 markets in Atlanta and Las Vegas.
International Market Centers is enhancing Atlanta Market interactive digital tools to support buyers before, during and after the upcoming Summer 2020 Atlanta Market, scheduled to be held August 13 to 18, at AmericasMart Atlanta.
After consultation with customers, attendees and industry partners, Brand Licensing Europe 2020 will transition to an all-virtual event. In its place, the Global Licensing Group at Informa Markets is introducing Festival of Licensing in partnership with industry trade association Licensing International.