Atlanta Market is set to welcome buyers from around the world to the summer's biggest gift, home and outdoor buying event, with expanded discovery opportunities, fresh product from 6,000+ lines, plus a full roster of education and special events at the Summer 2023 edition, July 11-17, 2023, at AmericasMart Atlanta.
"The excitement is building for the largest buying event of the Summer 2023 season," said Bob Maricich, ANDMORE CEO. "Atlanta Market is ready to welcome top retailers and designers to market and to enhance the on-site experience with expanded resources, new at market tools and compelling programming."
Expanded Resources and Showroom Updates
Atlanta Market’s permanent showrooms and temporary exhibits grow in Summer 2023. Highlights include new, expanded and relocated gift and home brands and sales agencies throughout the Market, along with debut of casual furniture resources presented at the first-ever co-located Casual Market Atlanta.
Atlanta Market’s 33 temporary exhibit categories present some 3,000+ lines in 10 exhibit halls across AmericasMart’s three buildings. Among updates for Summer 2023 is the preview of a new Modern Maker category and creation of a new immediate delivery destination with relocation of Cash & Carry jewelry alongside the Antiques collection in Building 3, Floor 1.
Atlanta Market’s 1,100+ permanent showroom collection spans 31 floors across the AmericasMart campus. The Summer 2023 buying event features 47 new, expanded and relocated showrooms
Some 28 updates among 700+ gift showrooms on 19 floors in Buildings 1, 2 and 3 offer new resources in general gift, gourmet and housewares, tabletop, seasonal/holiday outdoor living, children’s and more. Most recent gift updates in Building 2 include one new showroom, Sticks, Inc. (handcrafted furniture designs and home décor); plus eight expansions: Candleberry Candles (candles), Chive (vases), Enchanted Moments (representing 119 toy and gift lines), Harper Group (representing 44 home, gift, publishing and lifestyle lines), Kendrick Home (hand-painted, printed and framed hardwood signs), Mr. Christmas Inc. (mechanical and musical holiday decorations), PD Home & Garden (home décor) and Sandy Ruben Associates (representing 86 toy and children's product lines).
New in Tabletop/Housewares is Prima Donna Design (tabletop) in Building 2. Three new seasonal/gift showrooms in Building 1 are: Inspiration Direct (craft, art, fabric, décor and seasonal products), Peus Gift & Decoration Inc. (holiday décor) and Stitch by Stitch Gifts (handmade felt decorations); also, expanding its showroom is Green Import Ltd. (silk botanicals and holiday decorations).
Some 350+ home furnishings showrooms presented on 12 floors in Building 1 include 11 new, expanded and relocated accent furniture, décor, lighting, outdoor living, rug, textile and wall art brands. Recent updates include new showroom Heartfully Yours (European glass Christmas ornaments by Christopher Radko); expanded showroom LR Home (home décor); and the relocation of Art and Frame Source (original wall art).
The co-location of the new Casual Market Atlanta with Atlanta Market offers further new opportunities for buyers. Registered Atlanta Market buyers will have access to the 100+ Casual Market Atlanta temporary exhibits July 10-13. Some 50+ showrooms – located in Building 1, Floors 2 through 5 – will remain open for the duration of Atlanta Market.
For a full list of Atlanta Market exhibitors, visit AtlantaMarket.com/exhibitor/exhibitor-directory.
Exciting Programming and Amenities
Atlanta Market adds to the engaging in-person market experience with five days of programming. The packed schedule includes five business-building seminars, three cooking demonstrations in the JURA Gourmet Demonstration Kitchen, three marquee events on the Building 3 Atrium stage, four tours highlighting the best of market, plus the popular Market Kickoff Party and Designer Workspace Soiree.
On-campus amenities add to the excitement and ease of Atlanta Market. All-new photo ops in all three buildings and product displays offer great social media content and merchandising inspiration. Market amenities add to the celebratory mood with daily happy hours, free refreshments and more. Atlanta Market makes it easy to get to market with hotel and airport shuttles, a comprehensive hotel block and best-price parking options.
A full list of events, seminars and amenities is available at AtlantaMarket.com/Attend/Events.
New @Market Mobile App
Launching for the Summer 2023 Market season is ANDMORE’s new @Market app for buyers, an all-in-one market mobile experience combining registration, pre-market planning, at-market navigation, product and showroom organization and post-market activity recaps. The @Market app is currently available on the Apple App Store for buyers to activate before coming to market. Onsite “Appbassadors” will be available at market to provide hands-on assistance and a new Innovation Lab (Building 1, Floor 9) serves as a hub for buyers and sellers to learn more about the @Market app, to provide feedback and to learn more about future tools while enjoying refreshments and entertainment.
Other Atlanta Market planning tools include the Atlanta Market Buyer’s Guide as well as AtlantaMarket.com, which features an exhibitor directory, event calendars, travel information, registration and more. Market Snapshot showcases new and innovative products on the Atlanta Market (@AmericasMartATL) social media pages. Additionally, the interactive Atlanta Market Magazine provides a market preview both in print and online at AtlantaMarket.com/News-and-Trends/publications.
For the Summer 2023 Atlanta Market, showrooms are open Tuesday, July 11 – Monday, July 17, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., and temporary exhibits are open Wednesday, July 12 – Saturday, July 15, 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., and Sunday, July 16, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.