AmericasMart Now Accepting AMCA Applications

America's Magnificent Carpets Award logoWEBATLANTA-AmericasMart is now accepting submissions for the 2015 America's Magnificent Carpets Awards, which will take place during the Atlanta International Area Rug Market. The deadline for online submissions is Thursday, Dec. 25. The actual rugs must be delivered to AmericasMart by Monday, Dec. 29.

The categories are: handhooked/handtufted, handknotted/flatweave, machine made, outdoor and licensee. Applications can be completed online at For questions about the event, contact or 404-220-2328.

The America's Magnificent Carpets Awards will take place on Friday, Jan. 9, 2015, at 6 p.m. at the Westin Peachtree Plaza. During the market, entrees will be displayed at the Museum of Introductions Gallery, Jan. 7-10, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., in AmericasMart's Building 1, Floor 4, 4-B-1. The morning after the awards ceremony, starting at 9 a.m. on Jan. 10, AmericasMart will host the Breakfast of Champions, in Building 1, 4-B-1, which will recognize the AMCA winners.

Andrea LilloAndrea Lillo | Senior Editor

Andrea Lillo has written about a variety of topics, from beer gardens in Queens to kitchen design trends to residential caves. Having joined Home Furnishings News in 2006, she serves as Fashion Editor.


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