Atlanta Rug Market Opens Today
July 13, 2016,
ATLANTA—The summer edition of the Atlanta International Area Rug Market begins today as the rug industry descends here to see the newest rug collections.
The indoor/outdoor rug category continues to grow at this market. Karastan will debut its first U.S.-made collection for this category, called Portico, at market, while Jaipur will add three new collections and 45 additions to its existing lines in indoor/outdoor. Kas will highlight its Retreat collection, and Amer will add to its indoor/outdoor offering with Paramount, a flatwoven group.
United Weavers will debut its licensed line with “Brady Bunch” actor Christopher Knight.
Other market events today include the Mixology Class with JP Atlanta from 3:30-5 p.m. at the Demonstration Kitchen on Floor 8 of Building 2. Evening events include the Tenant & Exhibitor Appreciation Party, featuring the Yacht Rock Revue, from 6-9 p.m. at The Tabernacle, within walking distance from AmericasMart, as well as AmericasMart Night at the Georgia Aquarium, also 6-9 p.m.
HFN’s exclusive HFN Atlanta market issue focuses on market trends, while the July issue of HFN has additional market coverage. Both will be found throughout market.
For more event and market details, visit americasmart.com.
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