More than 500 manufacturers, representative groups and importers across home décor, gift and lifestyle will be open throughout the six-day showroom-only Atlanta Market, Aug. 13-18, 2020. To assist buyers in identifying which showrooms are open, Atlanta Market has launched new filtering tools on AmericasMart.com to identify each showroom’s Summer 2020 Market status (open or digital-only) and to specify brands available through ShopZio, a B2B ecommerce platform powered by IMC_di.
International Market Centers (IMC) has announced that the Las Vegas Design Center (LVDC) will debut a new showroom at Summer Las Vegas Market, Aug. 30-Sep. 3, 2020 and present two virtual programs in August including its monthly First Friday webinar and the 2020 ANDYZ Awards presentation.
Known for their skillfully handcrafted luxury home furnishings, Jonathan Charles is debuting the 28-pc. Barcelona Collection in their High Point Showroom located at 200 North Hamilton and, on their website, JonathanCharlesFurniture.com. The Collection is part of the company’s launch of multiple new lifestyle collections and stand-alone items premiering in time for the October High Point Market Oct. 13-21.
The American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation, the industry-wide organization founded to preserve its history, celebrate exceptional individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to the industry, and to inspire a new class of innovation and leadership, is launching a COVID-19 initiative to collect and archive documentation of the response of the home furnishings industry to the pandemic.
Just in time for the Dallas Market, taking place Aug 19-25, Los Angeles-based Sagebrook Home has doubled their size at the World Trade Center. The International home decor brand has expanded its Gallery space within the In Detail Showroom (WTC Suite 500) to roughly 5,000 square feet. This will allow them to feature even more of their stylishly affordable home decor, furniture and lighting collections.
Aid to Artisans has been running its signature Market Readiness Program (MRP) at the NY NOW trade show for 27 years. With the cancelation of the in-person market this summer, ATA has launched its first-ever eMarket Readiness Program. The eMRP is a 4 half-day online course that will be held Aug 11-14.
On Aug. 6 International Market Centers (IMC) will present two webinars addressing diversity and inclusion issues impacting the gift, home furnishings and apparel industries. The hour-long sessions will include powerhouse industry voices who will share their experiences as designers, retailers and leaders.