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ANDMORE Embraces Industry Partnerships at Summer 2024 Markets

ANDMORE will host nearly 20 buying groups and trade associations this Summer at its Atlanta Market (July 16-22) and Las Vegas Market (July 28 – August 1).

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ANDMORE anticipates increased industry group attendance at summer markets.

ANDMORE will host nearly 20 buying groups and trade associations for shopping, network and education this Summer at its Atlanta Market (July 16-22, 2024, at AmericasMart Atlanta) and Las Vegas Market (July 28 – August 1, 2024, at World Market Center Las Vegas) with industry partners providing onsite activities for member-based organizations.

"ANDMORE eagerly welcomes returning industry partners at the upcoming Atlanta and Las Vegas Markets," said Karen Olson, ANDMORE Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. "These collaborative initiatives offer a unique chance for both members and non-members to engage directly with influential industry organizations and buying groups. Market week promises to be a hub of product sourcing, peer recommendations and community support, all conveniently consolidated under one roof." 

Atlanta Market Hosts Influential Industry Partners

Atlanta Market welcomes some 14 buying groups and trade association partners to attend the July buying event.

The return of these partners offers a breadth of education, member-only events and product discovery throughout Market. Confirmed partners, to date, are: American Specialty Toy Retailing Association (ASTRA); Association of Golf Merchandisers (AGM); Brixy; Christian Retail Association (CRA); CRAFT Retailers & Artists for Tomorrow (CRAFT); Fair Trade Federation (FTF); GC Buying Group; HTI Buying Group; Independent College Bookstore Association (ICBA); MAI Retailers; Munce Group; Museum Store Association (MSA); Southwest Buying Group (SWBG); and The Good Toy Group (TGTG). The ANDMORE VIP Roundtable brings together retailers from various buying groups and associations to discuss trends across industries.

"ICBA is committed to helping our member stores gain access to key brands, and helping exhibitors at the Markets develop a better understanding of the collegiate retail industry," said Jon Bibo, ICBA CEO. "Shopping both ANDMORE summer Markets with our groups of ICBA buyers allows us to support them as they prepare, shop and buy complementary products for their campus store assortments."

Las Vegas Market Brings Industry Partners to West Coast Buyers

Las Vegas Market hosts eight member-based industry organizations this Summer.

Association of Golf Merchandisers makes its Las Vegas Market debut this July, with CEO, Jennifer Morton, joining the Summer 2024 class of Market Pros to illuminate golf merchandising insights.

“It is so important to me to attend ANDMORE markets,” said Jennifer Morton, Association of Golf Merchandisers CEO. “I want to ensure I make it to Las Vegas Market, so that I can keep a pulse on trends and catch a full day in Las Vegas to shop the temporaries.”

Returning partners in July, offering member-only events, retail tours and product displays, include: American Specialty Toy Retailing Association (ASTRA); Fair Trade Federation (FTF); Independent College Bookstore Association (ICBA); International Association of Home Staging Professionals (IAHSP); Museum Store Association (MSA); Pacific Furniture Dealers; and Spa Industry Association (SIA).  

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