In January, AmericasMart is the destination for exclusives with some 250+ brands only showing in Atlanta Market’s permanent showroom collection this winter reports International Market Centers (IMC). The exclusives, which cross the home décor, gift, seasonal and entertaining categories, are found within the Market’s 1,000+ permanent showrooms on 33 floors in three buildings open for the January 12-19, 2021 Atlanta Market.
“For gift and home buyers sourcing in the first quarter of 2021, Atlanta Market offers the most lines and the most unique products,” said Scott Eckman, IMC chief revenue officer. “With changes to the trade show calendar in 2021, the January Atlanta Market is the only opportunity to see products from 60+ of the industry’s leading suppliers until later in the year.” As recently announced, IMC’s Las Vegas Market has moved to April and High Point Market is now in June.
Atlanta Market’s 700+ gift showrooms feature 220+ brands that are only showing in Atlanta in January. In general gift and lifestyle some 75+ such offerings include nationwide representative groups plus corporate showrooms. Brands include Adams & Company, Collins Painting and Design, ESC and Company, Molly & Me, Simply Southern, The Gerson Co and many more. Exclusive reps include Appelman Schauben, The Butler Group, Darrah & Company, The Link Companies, Tango and more.
In Home Décor, some 40+ brands – representing a mix of accessories, rugs, art and design resources located throughout 300+ recently reorganized showrooms – kick of their 2021 trade show schedule in Atlanta. Highlights include brands Bassett Mirror Company, Crestview Collection, Phillips Scott, Soicher Marin and Sherwin-Williams and nationally recognized representative groups like CODARUS, Curated Home Brands, JDouglas, Joel Robinson & Associates, Stover Sales and more.
The specialty collections at Atlanta Market offer additional exclusive buying opportunities in January. The celebrated Seasonal / Gift collection is the largest permanent presentation of holiday décor and faux botanicals in the world with 100+ showrooms featuring nearly 50 exclusives including A & B Floral Supply Co., Gold Eagle USA, Kaemingk International, Koopman International, Mills Florals and more.
Atlanta Market also is a major destination for Gourmet and Tabletop brands with nearly 40 exclusive brands in its 150+ category showrooms. In Tabletop, well-known brands including Baccarat, Fiesta Dinnerware, Juliska, Mackenzie-Childs, Portmerion, Simon Pearce and Waterford Wedgewood Royal Doulton are shown exclusively in Atlanta this winter. In Gourmet housewares, Atlanta-only brands include CORE Home, Wusthof and more.
Additionally, the unique Gardens buying destination is an open-year-round Outdoor Living sourcing opportunity with a mix of garden gift and casual furniture in 100+ showrooms. The 60+ exclusive brands include Achla Designs, Blue Orange Pottery Inc, Burgon & Ball, Entryways, Pottery Pots USA Inc, Scheurich Usa Inc, West of the Wind and more.
Augmenting Atlanta Market’s permanent collection is a curated temporary collection with thousands of exhibitors showcased in 31 categories. “The Atlanta Market temporaries are an incubator for up-and-coming and trend driven brands, many of which are only showing in Atlanta this year,” adds Eckman. For full list of temporaries, visit AtlantaMarket.com/Exhibitor/Exhibitor-Directory.
For the Winter 2021, Atlanta Market showrooms are open Tuesday, January 12 – Tuesday, January 19 and temporaries are open Wednesday, January 13 – Sunday, January 17.
The Winter 2021 Atlanta Market will follow IMC’s Together Safely protocols. Before market, buyers must register online for one of two buying sessions at AtlantaMarket.com/Attend/Registration. On-campus safety procedures include the required use of PPE, temporal checks, showroom capacity limits and social distancing measures.
Atlanta Market is the industry’s premier gift, décor and lifestyle market. Housing the nation’s largest gift product mix complemented by a broad selection of home décor, it features more than 8,000 brands across all categories. Held semi-annually at AmericasMart Atlanta, Atlanta Market attracts retailers and designers from every U.S. state and more than 60 countries. For more information, visit AtlantaMarket.com.
Additionally, many of these brands will show at Las Vegas Market, April 11-15, 2021 (full list of exhibitors at LasVegasMarket.com/exhibitor/exhibitor-directory) and High Point Market, June 5-9, 2021 (full list of exhibitors at IMCHighPointMarket.com).