AmericasMart adds new product centers and exhibitors for anuary Market
Jay McIntosh -- Casual Living, November 3, 2010
AmericasMart's Market Temporaries will feature 31 temporary product categories, exhibiting across AmericasMart's four buildings in more than 3,500 booths, at the January 2011 Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market.
Four new and newly re-branded product centers and more than 500 new names will debut, including:
HD Home -- a juried lifestyles collection featuring eight design-driven home furnishings and décor manufacturers,
staged on the first floor of the HOME destination in the center hall of Building 1.
Birding & Backyard Nature -- outdoor products and themed gifts for birding and nature enthusiasts on floor 3 in Building 2 WestWing.
Global Designs -- artisan quality, handmade crafts that reflect cultural designs and support the economic and environmental sustainability of global communities with product classifications such as organic, environmentally friendly, fair trade, purchase positive, sustainable and green, on floor 5 in Building 3.
Handmade Designs & Handmade Jewelry -- a juried collection featuring design-oriented, original handmade creations of glass, ceramics, textiles, fiber-art, sculptures, mixed media, functional art, lighting, decorative accents, ornaments, handmade jewelry, woodworking and turning, on floor 2 in Building 3.
These four categories, together with the existing 27 categories, form the entire collection of the January 2011 Market Temporaries, which are:
Floor 1: HD HOME (juried)
Floor 2: Antiques, Vintage & One-of-a-Kind; Distinctly American; the Area Rug temporaries (exclusive to January)
Floor 7: Fine Linens & Home Textiles; Home Accents, Home Furnishings
Floor 8: Home Accents; High Country Lodge; Home Furnishings & Case Goods
Floor 14 (showroom 1440): License & Design (Open Jan. 14-16):
exclusive to the January Market
Building 2 WestWing
Floor 1: HIGH DESIGN (juried)
Floor 2: Gourmet Foods
Floor 3: Birding & Backyard Nature; Coastal Lifestyles;
Living. Outdoor/Indoor. The Gardens
Floor 4: Collegiate Products Licensee Pavilion
Floor 1: Cash & Carry Jewelry; Halloween; Holiday, Floral, Baskets
Floor 2: Handmade Designs & Handmade Jewelry (juried); Living & Entertaining: Gifts, Tabletop and Accessories; Gourmet Housewares
Floor 3: AmericasMart's Children's World
Floor 4: Body & Soul; Spa Products; Boutique (juried); Down to Business; Jewelry & Fashion Accessories; Write on! Featuring Stationery, Imprinting, Paper & Occasions
Floor 5: Global Designs; General Gifts & Museum Gifts; Inspirational Gifts; Pampered Pets
The Market Temporaries support and enhance the product showcased in AmericasMart's 13 permanent product centers that also span its four-building campus.