The Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market kicks off International Market Center’s (IMC) 2020 trade show year with a week of new product introductions, new showroom presentations and a line up of tastemaker events, educational seminars and industry celebrations. The Winter 2020 Market presents more than 8,000 brands Jan.14 - 21, 2020 at AmericasMart Atlanta.
Universal Furniture and international supermodel businesswoman and mother Miranda Kerr have announced the introduction of Love. Joy. Bliss. a new collection inspired by the global style icon that captures her ideals of tranquility, authenticity and beauty transforming them into timeless yet practical home furnishings. The new whole home collection features nearly 50 furnishings for living room, dining room, kitchen, bedroom and office.
The High Point Market Authority has announced an update to its award-winning app, which made its debut right before the April 2016 Market. The app now includes five new features designed to enhance the user experience for High Point Market attendees.
The International Textile Alliance (ITA) has announced that Kelly DiFoggio has been named president of the 10-member board of directors of the ITA, producers of the semiannual Showtime Market and governing body of the ITA Educational Foundation. DiFoggio is the first female President of the 29 year old association. Kathryn Richardson, Libeco, will serve as vice president and Mendy Kearns, Hamilton Fabric Sales, as treasurer to complete the first all-female ITA executive committee for the two-year term.
The High Point Market Authority will introduce a new Partner Pop-Up series for Fall Market, October 19-23, in collaboration with industry partners Crypton, Monogram, and Steelyard. The Partner Pop-Up program is a new experiential opportunity for brands to engage with Market attendees via educational programming, activations and networking opportunities. For its Market debut, the program will feature three pop-ups around the Market district:
ASID has named the members of its National Board of Directors for FY2020. Comprised of 11 volunteer members with three officers (chair, chair-elect, past-chair), seven at-large directors, and an industry partner representative, the board acts as a crucial steering agency and sounding board for Society members and staff.
Twin Star Home, a market leader in electric fireplaces, adjustable-height desks, and functional, design-rich furniture, will once again welcome Atlanta-based designer and television personality Michel Smith Boyd, and Columbia, South Carolina designer Christy Davis to participate in the company’s popular Style Takeover initiative during the High Point Fall Market.