AmericasMart Honors Exhibitors with Visual Awards
July 17, 2012,
ATLANTA-AmericasMart Atlanta honored 29 permanent exhibitors and 18 temporary ones with its annual Visual Display Award (VDA) for the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market, which ends tomorrow. The award celebrates display and merchandising excellence in both permanent showrooms and temporary exhibits and are judged by independent design and retail visual merchandising experts.
The winners among permanent showrooms in AmericasMart, Building 1, are Allstate Floral & Craft (20-B-1), Jascotina (19-A-8), Knud Nielsen Company (18-C-4), Winward International (17-D-2), PolarX Ornaments & Gifts (16-A-20), Global Views (14-C-15), John Beard Collection (13-E-6), Riado (12-B-6), Avenue B (11-A-11), KnobStoppers/Cake Vintage (10-A-6) and Saro Trading Company (9-D-10).
In AmericasMart, Building 2, the winners are Appelman/Schauben & Co. (1825, 1829, 1830, 1833), Tozai Home (1717), Jim Shore/Enesco (1612), Que, A Division of Gift Craft (1529), C & F Enterprises (1435), Couronne Company (1310B), Authentic Models (1211), The Round Top Collection (1129), Grace Direct (1019), MoMo Panache (935-A), Godinger Group (808), Simply Primitives (715-B) and Kindred Hearts (617-B).
In AmericasMart's Building 2 WestWing, the winners are Silvestri (687), Toys South (772), Stonewall Kitchen (873-B), Common Ground Distributors (9-C-16 9-C-10) and Esschert Design USA (10-B-73).
The temporary VDA winners include Emporium Home as Best of Show. The other temporary winners are: Karma Living, Julian Mejia Design, French Heritage, Vagabond Vintage, LLC, Fairhope Favorites, Golden Hill Studio, Beachcomber Trading Company, My Spirit Garden, Lizzy J's, Second Nature Designs Ltd., Pick Up Sticks Jewelry Co. LLC, Von. G Art, Good Idea Kids, LLC, Pura Botanica, Tracy Arrington Studios, Beach Handbags, Bison Bookbinding & Letterpress and Oxidos.