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Atlanta Market Expands Brands and Updates Showrooms
Atlanta Market, the nation’s largest gift product offering, has expanded its 5,000+ brands with 32 showroom updates for the Summer 2022 edition, July 12-18, 2022 at AmericasMart Atlanta.
“Atlanta Market’s gift offerings are bigger and better than ever this summer with brands updating their presentations to showcase fresh, new product,” said Scott Eckman, International Market Centers (IMC) executive vice president, chief revenue officer. “The largest gift product presentation in the nation will showcase new and expanded showrooms throughout the campus offering the full spectrum of gift product.”
Atlanta Market’s gift resources – presented by 700+ exhibitors in corporate showrooms and by sales agencies on 19 floors in Buildings 1 and 2 – include comprehensive general gift and lifestyle lines complemented by specialty categories including gourmet and tabletop, juvenile, outdoor living and seasonal.
General gift features 12 showroom updates including six newcomers: Addison Ross LTD (décor and gifts from England), Baobab Collection (candles made in Europe), Candleberry Candles (candles), Serene House (air care products), Silk Story (presenting Raeshmi silk bedding, and SiXin, art renditions in hand-embroidered silk) and Southern Grace Candles (hand-poured candles made in Alabama). Four expansions from existing exhibitors are Kendrick Home(hardwood signs made in Iowa), The Light Garden (lighting and décor), Mud Pie (home décor and lifestyle) and Rewined Candles (gifts made from repurposed bottles), and two relocations are Designer Greetings (greeting cards) and Rhythm (clocks).
Atlanta Market continues to strengthen its toy offerings of 70+ showrooms with four expansions from current exhibitors: Diverse Marketing (representing 48 gift and toy lines), Enchanted Moments (representing 93 gift and toy lines), NMR Distribution (America), Inc. (licensed and branded games, puzzles, playing cards and lifestyle products) and Sandy Ruben (representing 94 gift and toy lines).
The gourmet and tabletop collection features six updates to its 475+ gourmet food, housewares, tabletop and entertaining lines offered on two floors in Building 2. Three new showrooms are Epicurean Cutting Surfaces (eco-friendly cutting boards and kitchen tools), Riedel Crystal (glassware) and The Nicolette Mayer Collection (tabletop and décor). Three expansions from current exhibitors are Juliska (tabletop and décor), LSA International (contemporary handmade glass made in England) and Victorinox Swiss Army (Swiss Army knives).
Some 70+ casual furniture and garden gift lines are showcased on two floors in The Gardens with two new brands – Cazador-dol-sol (suncatcher outdoor décor) and Marshall Home & Garden (garden décor) – and an expansion for current exhibitor Botanical Collections (hand-crafted pottery).
The nation’s largest permanent seasonal and floral collection of 80+ holiday, floral and gift brands offered on five floors in Building 1 features seven updates for Summer 2022. Three newcomers are Alison Gardiner Designs (Advent calendars and paper gifts from the United Kingdom and Germany), Unique Glass Ornaments (mouth-blow glass ornaments from Egypt) and Winter Street Collection (holiday décor). Three expansions of existing exhibitors are Option 2(Christmas ornaments and decorations), Universal LED Lighting Inc. (holiday lights) and Vickerman Company (seasonal decorations) and one relocation is Garden State Foilage (floral accessories, home decor and holiday items).
Complementing the gift showroom presentation are expanded temporary exhibits presenting gift product in 30 categories. Of note for gift buyers this summer are two new categories – Boutique LUXE and Cash & Carry LUXE – two new Emerging Brands Showcases (in Body & Soul and General Gift); a new showcase of women-owned brands presented by JuniperMarket and Dough; the new GCX: Expo & Education vendor display of housewares and gourmet brands; and the new greeting card collection *Noted @ Atlanta Market presented by The Greeting Card Association (GCA). Atlanta Market’s 1,000+ temporary exhibits – featuring an unmatched depth and breadth of unique offerings including artisan products, apparel, children’s, gourmet, jewelry, outdoor living, stationery, spa products, tabletop and more – are presented July 13-17, 2022. The full list of exhibitors is searchable at AtlantaMarket.com.