Additions, Launches Planned for Gift Show in Atlanta

ATLANTA-Attendees to next month's Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market (Jan. 11-18), which includes the Atlanta International Area Rugs Market (Jan. 12-15), will see a continued emphasis on the gourmet housewares category, as AmericasMart has added a corridor that connects the eighth floor of Building 2 to the Building 2 West Wing, allowing attendees easier access between the segments and showcasing the gourmet kitchen demonstration area from a wider perimeter.

This January market will also see several new category segments introduced in Temporaries, such as HIGH Design Luxe (initially introduced at the July 2011 market), Emerging Artists, Made in America, Modern Baby & Contemporary Kid, Luggage & Travel Accessories. Several categories such as Paper Boutique, Gourmet, Licensee & Design and Global Designs being relocated due to expansion of their sector.

In addition, the 13 permanent product centers spanning AmericasMart's four-building campus will welcome new companies opening their first Atlanta showrooms as well as house newly expanded ones.

There will also be a full line-up of events, such as celebrity appearances, educational seminars and giveaways at market. In total, more than 1,400 showrooms and more than 2,500 temporary exhibiting companies will be showing at AmericasMart.

HFN Staff | News & Commentary

HFN provides detailed information on the key home classifications: Housewares, Tabletop, Floor Covering & Rugs, Furniture, Home Textiles, Lighting, Home Decor, Mattresses & Bedding, Gifts, Major Appliances and Consumer Electronics as well as Business, Finance and Retail.


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