Atlanta Market Presents Vibrant Summer Series Programming

ATLANTA, GA - May 28, 2024 - Atlanta Market combines celebration and education across five days of programming to offer Market insights, industry fun and networking opportunities at the Summer 2024 edition, July 16 – 22, 2024, at AmericasMart Atlanta.  

“Atlanta Market’s programming serves as the nexus of innovation and connection this Summer,” said Karen Olson, ANDMORE℠ executive vice president and chief marketing officer. “From educational seminars to showroom soirees, education and experiential networking unite to inspire the industry.”

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Trend and Business Drive At-Market Discussion  

Five seminars give attendees industry insights across categories as they jumpstart Summer buying.  

Two keynote sessions seek to inspire with celebrities discussing design and business. In Carson Kressley Introduces Fashionable Trends in Outdoor Living, the celebrity designer, TV personality and former Queer Eye fashion expert gets Atlanta Market attendees ahead of the curve on all things outdoor on Wednesday, July 17, at 1 p.m. Jill Zarin and Ally Shapiro, the mother-daughter founding duo of gift brand, Jill & Ally, lead Collaborations, Partnerships & Licenses to explore the importance of partnerships to create new opportunities on Thursday, July 18, at 1 p.m. Both sessions are presented in the Building 3, Floor 2 Atrium.  

Three business-driven discussions offer attendees smart skills to remain competitive in an ever-evolving retail landscape. Steph Bechard and Crystal Media lead The Top 5 Strategies for Using Social Media to Move Your Merchandise to discuss digital marketing strategy on Wednesday, July 17, at 2:30 p.m.; Leading Ladies: Insights from Women in Business delivers an all-female entrepreneur panel, featuring Adriana Carrig of Little Words Project and Atlanta Market ( A ) Listers, Jasmine Crockett and Jordan Jones on Thursday, July 18, at 2:30 p.m. Showhouse Panel: Sourcing Showrooms and Showhouses addresses the symbiotic relationship between showrooms, designers and vendors on Friday, July 19, at 2:30 p.m. All three seminars are offered in the Building 1, Floor 14 Seminar Space.  

Market Serves Gourmet Education  

Three days of immersive cooking demonstrations offer quintessential Summer dishes. Anne Byrn’s Baking in the American South features classic southern treats on Tuesday, July 16; the Ela Demonstration serves up Mediterranean favorites and creative cocktails on Wednesday, July 17; and Agatha Achindu prepares her coconut jollof rice and everyday kale salad in the Agatha Achindu Demo + Book Signing for Bountiful Cooking: Wholesome Everyday Meals to Nourish You & Your Family on Thursday, July 18. All three sessions are held in the JURA Demonstration Kitchen in Building 2, Floor 8 at 2:30 p.m.  

Celebrations Bring Summer Fun  

Industry fêtes, floor parties and daily amenities round out the Market experience over four days of celebrations, bringing refreshments, light bites and community to the Summer show.  

Buyers can enjoy a morning pick-me-up with ANDMORE design services manager, Caroline Russell, at Cappuccinos with Caroline on Wednesday, July 17, Thursday, July 18, and Friday, July 19, at 9 a.m. ANDMORE buyer services director, Logan Avidon, hosts a New Buyer Breakfast on Wednesday and Thursday at 9 a.m.  

Spirited parties and live tunes throughout the AmericasMart campus enhance Market celebrations. ANDMORE’s iconic Market Kickoff Party features complimentary drinks and light bites to celebrate Summer Market and opening day of the temporaries on Wednesday, July 17, at 6 p.m. Daily Afternoon Beats offer live music by DJ Ree de la Vega, Thursday, July 18, Friday, July 19, and Saturday, July 20, at 3:30 p.m.  

Outdoor Living Provides Additional Programming  

Atlanta Market offers buyers additional cross-category sourcing and educational opportunities at Casual Market Atlanta, July 15-18, at AmericasMart. The concurrent buying event offers synergistic discovery with 170+ complementary casual furniture and outdoor accessories resources.  

Two events, presented by International Casual Furnishings Association (ICFA), provide additional inspiration: Trends in Outdoor Living Tour + Lunch provides insights into consumer purchasing trends on Tuesday, July 16, at 12 p.m.; and Cocktails + Casual offers light bites and beverages in casual showrooms (Building 1, Floors 2-6) on Thursday, July 18, from 3-6 p.m.  

A complete list of Atlanta Market events is available at .  

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 .  

About ANDMORE: ANDMORE℠, formerly International Market Centers, 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 tools, ANDMORE provides truly omnichannel business platforms for its global wholesale customer base.  


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