With guidance from health and elected officials as well an epidemiologist, International Market Centers is reopening its campuses in Atlanta, High Point, NC, and Las Vegas with new safety procedures and operational protocols in place.
Atlanta Market is gearing up to kick off the summer market season with new dates and a modified format that will allow retailers and designers to source new product during their recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Based on an extensive industry survey, International Market Centers has updated its summer 2020 market schedule. IMC is postponing markets until August, with its next Atlanta Market running August 13 to 18 and Las Vegas Market running August 30 to September 3.
International Market Centers is rolling out new online resource centers through its Atlanta, Las Vegas and High Point Market websites to provide a channel through which buyers and exhibitors can continue to engage with each other, stay up-to-date on key trends and industry news and access webinars and other content.
International Market Centers is commissioning a survey of more than 200,000 home furnishings, gift and apparel buyers that will generate a real-time representation of those related sectors during the COVID-19 crisis.
To address business disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, International Market Centers and its digital innovation division will provide free subscriptions and transactions to customers through year-end on ShopZio, its business-to-business digital platform.
As of March 24, International Market Centers (IMC) has temporarily closed AmericasMart Atlanta to the public, in accordance with Atlanta’s 14-day shelter in place order, to help stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The Atlanta Convention Center at AmericasMart and the Atlanta Decorative Arts Center will also be closed.
The March buying event at AmericasMart Atlanta will be refreshed in 2020 with a new name— Spring Mini Market— and updated programming complementing the opportunity for retailers and designers to source from 1,000-plus gift and home decor showrooms plus a curated collection of 50-plus temporaries at its March 4 to 6 staging.
International Market Centers (IMC) said that phase two of the Atlanta Next AmericasMart multi-platform transformation kicks off at the summer Atlanta Market and will focus on the remerchandising of lifestyle retail resources.
International Market Centers (IMC) has rebranded the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market to Atlanta Market. IMC said the new name, an updated brand positioning and logo, will be on display at the upcoming show, scheduled to be held January 14 to 21.
AmericasMart will welcome for the first time, the HTI Buying Group, The Good Toy Group and ZAG (Zoo, Aquarium & Garden Buying Group), at the upcoming Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market in January.
AmericasMart said there will be 16 showroom debuts and expansions to its seven gift categories at the upcoming Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market, scheduled to be held January 14 to 21, 2020.
AmericasMart will add to its specialty categories across the temporary collection at the upcoming Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market.
Robinson Home Products is set to launch the CraftKitchen ExactEdge knife blocks at the upcoming Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market, which will be held January 14 to 21 at AmericasMart.
AmericasMart will shine a spotlight on home entertaining, tabletop and gourmet trends at the upcoming Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market. The market is scheduled to be held January 14 to 21, 2020.