The 2018 Atlanta Spring Gift, Home Furnishings & Holiday Market
1. Market Dates and Times
The Atlanta Spring Gift, Home Furnishings & Holiday Market runs Wednesday, March 7, 2018 – Friday, March 9, 2018. Showrooms are open 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. each day and temporaries are open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Friday.
2. Seminars and Events
Seminars and educational events are offered everyday of Market. Don’t forget to check out these great events below.
Giving Back: Why Customers are Buying Products with Purpose
Join Managing Editor of Gift Shop Magazine, Sam Ujvary, as she and a panel of industry experts discuss why companies and products that give back are popular and selling, and how retailers can find and merchandise them in their own shops.
*Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at Noon | Building 2, Floor 9, Seminar Room 930B
Real Stories of How Small-Town Businesses are Succeeding with Social
See what social media can do for your business by learning how other retailers have used it to find success. Join Crystal Vilkaitis, Retail Social Media Expert, Speaker and Founder of Social Edge ™, and learn the strategies other businesses are using to see foot traffic and sales, examples of successful campaigns to inspire you, and why your mindset has a huge effect on your campaign and promotion outcome.
*Thursday, March 8, 2018 at Noon | Building 2, Floor 9, Seminar Room 930B
Fearlessly Chic Living ™: Inspired Living with a Splash of Indulgence
AmericasMart trend ambassador and design interpreter Khristian A. Howell will lead a master-class on creating rituals for self-care and a little indulgence, too—while keeping it all beautiful and of course, chic!
*Friday, March 9, 2018 at Noon | Building 2, Floor 8, Demonstration Kitchen
*Lunch is served at 11:30am.
3. Food and Drinks
Americasmart has many food and drink options throughout campus. Here are just a few:
Looking for ideas? Our newest vignette gallery presentation In Living Color is a great source of inspiration and collection of powerful elements and design aesthetics. View the collaborative efforts of six interior designers and six floral designers culminating in all new vignette presentations that boldly portray what’s ahead in design and explore the PANTONEVIEW® home + interiors color forecast and the Color of the Year for 2018. Check it out on Building 1, Floor 14.
5. New AmericasMart Wayfinding App
The Atlanta March Market is now easier than ever to navigate with the AmericasMart Wayfinding App. With turn-by-turn navigation, you can find your line or showroom of choice quickly and efficiently from you mobile device. The new network infrastructure also provides high-performance Wi-Fi access across our 7.1 million square foot campus and more secure connectivity for sales transactions. Safe time and maximize your Market experience with the enhanced AmericasMart app.
6. Parking PEACHTREE CENTER GARAGE AmericasMart Atlanta will provide complimentary parking during Market. The parking garage is located at the corner of Peachtree Center Avenue and Andrew Young International Boulevard (161 Peachtree Center Avenue) and is open 8:30 a.m. – 8 p.m. Spaces are limited. This opportunity is available only on a per day basis during designated hours; there is no overnight parking allowed.
PARKING PARTNERS A variety of affordable parking options at designated downtown lots is available for buyers attending Market. For information, go to AmericasMart.com/Parking.
Don't forget to visit Americasmart.com/Marchfor complete information about The Atlanta Spring Gift, Home Furnishings & Holiday Market.
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