ANDMORE Embraces Industry Partnerships at Summer 2024 Markets

ATLANTA, GA / LAS VEGAS, NV – July 2, 2024 – ANDMORE hosts 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."  

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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) . 

Atlanta Market is a dynamic and immersive wholesale sourcing destination housing the nation's largest product mix for gift complemented by a broad selection of home décor, furnishings, apparel and the nation’s largest outdoor living presentation. It features three buildings with 51 floors of showrooms and temporary exhibits with thousands of brands that attract retailers and designers from every U.S. state and more than 60 countries. The Summer 2024 Atlanta Market runs July 16-22, at AmericasMart Atlanta. For information, visit AtlantaMarket.com .   

Las Vegas Market is the leading home furnishings and gift market in the western U.S., presenting thousands of furniture, home décor and gift resources in an unrivaled market destination. Las Vegas Market’s diverse product offerings allow for cross-category commerce among these industries. The Summer 2024 Las Vegas Market is July 28 – August 1, 2024, at World Market Center Las Vegas. For information, visit LasVegasMarket.com .       

About ANDMORE: ANDMORE℠ is an omnichannel wholesale marketmaker that fuels opportunities for wholesale buyers and sellers to connect, grow and prosper through physical markets, design centers and digital channels. The company owns and operates more than 20 million square feet of premium event and showroom space, hosting live events in Atlanta, High Point, N.C., Las Vegas and New York City. By pairing face-to-face events with always-on digital channels, ANDMORE provides truly omnichannel business platforms for its global customer base. ANDMORE.com .    

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