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Atlanta Gift Show Opens Today

Posted on January 11, 2012 by HFN Staff

ATLANTA-The Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market opens here today and runs through Jan. 18. The Temporaries will be open Fri., Jan. 13 through Tuesday, Jan. 17. Showrooms will be open from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m.

The show attracts buyers, particularly from the independent specialty store channel, from across the country and offers a wide range of products in the gift, tabletop, home decor and housewares categories. Educational seminars, presentations and cooking demonstrations will be presented throughout the show, along with ribbon cuttings and other celebratory events to mark new and expanded showrooms.

The weather promises to be more accommodating compared to the snowstorm that hit Atlanta at this time last year. According to weather.com, temperatures for the next few days will be in the upper 40s and low 50s, with scattered thunderstorms today and wind tomorrow, but sunny skies for Friday, Saturday and Sunday.