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6 Things to Know

6 things to know Feb 18

February 2018 Atlanta Apparel Market

1. New Market Dates

The February 2018 Market is operating on a Tuesday, February 6 through Friday, February 9 schedule for both showrooms and temporaries. Select showrooms will be open by appointment on Saturday, February 10.


2. New Wayfinding on the AmericasMart App

Navigate the Atlanta Apparel Market with your own mobile device. 

Turn-by-turn navigation via mobile phone is now available at AmericasMart Atlanta.

With this newest investment in the future, you can find your line or showroom of choice quickly and efficiently. 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. 

With new location services solution in place, the enhanced AmericasMart app will save attendees and exhibitors time by providing the most direct and efficient routes through the market center.

Check out this video to preview the newest Market experience.





3. New and Next with Fashion Influencers 

Join us for a live Q&A with Kathleen Barnes of the Carrie Bradshaw Lied blog on Wednesday, February 7 at 10 a.m. You'll learn firsthand all about the behind-the-scenes life of a top fashion blogger, including details of Kathleen’s social media strategy, how YOU can partner with influencers to build your brand and so much more!

Kathleen Barnes is the life and style blogger behind The website began in 2010 as a way to stay connected with college friends she often dressed and styled in college. After quickly realizing life as a twenty-something wasn’t as effortlessly fabulous and sprinkled with sparkle as Carrie Bradshaw led her to believe, the brand began. A budget-friendly fashionista, Kathleen shares her discoveries with her readers in not only fashion, but also home, travel and the kitchen. Carrie Bradshaw Lied has been featured on The Today Show,, People StyleWatch,, New York Magazine's The Cut and more. Born and raised in the South, Kathleen currently lives in Southern California. She blends her Southern roots with laid-back West Coast style, bringing relatable inspiration in both fashion and home.

Later on Wednesday, join us at the Kickoff Party as we celebrate the first Atlanta Apparel Market of 2018 with a live model demonstration styled by Kathleen.

If you're looking for more pint-sized style, join us for the Children's World Fall 2018 Fashion Show on Wednesday, February 7 at 6:45 p.m. Presented in partnership with Earnshaw's Magazine, the fashion show will feature trends chosen by the kids style experts.


4. New Fashion Experience

Find out the latest trends for Summer 2018 in a new and fresh format! This February, Atlanta Apparel is excited to introduce Sips + Snaps, an opportunity for YOU to learn about the latest and greatest, by getting to have a front row seat to a live photoshoot... paired with a cocktail and a custom giveaway, this is sure to be your new favorite Market experience!

Sips + Snaps Featuring Young Contemporary: Tuesday, February 6 3 p.m.

Sips + Snaps Featuring Accessories Contemporary: Wednesday, February 7 3 p.m.

Sips + Snaps Featuring New Exhibitors Contemporary: Thursday, February 8 3 p.m.


5. New Food Locations

A new Beer Garden on Floor 5 and Wok This Way Asian-inspired rice and noodle bowls join the Market food offerings. Pick up a Dining Guide at registration for a full list of Market food offerings.


6. New Followers

We're celebrating 10,000 followers on our Atlanta Apparel Instagram channel. Follow us at @atlantaapparel as we share looks from our vibrant showrooms and trendsetting temporaries.

Join us in the Atrium for a champagne toast to mark this social media milestone that couldn't have happened without each of you.



Chelsea Peabody Bohannon
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