Excitement is building for The Atlanta Spring Gift, Home Furnishings & Holiday Market®. The mid-season event showcases the largest permanent holiday product collection in the world; more than 120 casual furniture, outdoor living and garden gift exhibitors; and more than 6,000 product lines across all categories of general gift plus a curated temporary presentation of artisan lines.
The March Market is the second opportunity of the year for buyers to source from AmericasMart’s full showroom collection. In addition to connecting with lines they may have missed at the January Market, retailers are also planning to focus on season-specific buying by completing holiday orders by key closing deadlines and securing immediate outdoor living product for the upcoming summer season.
Complementing the permanent showrooms is a temporary showcase of up-and-coming and artisan lines, many of which are making their March Market debut. The Building 1, Floor 1 Temporary collection features a mix of gifts, home accents, fashion jewelry, and framed art as well as handmade products, gourmet foods, holiday and outdoor merchandise and children's items.
Educational opportunities provide business-building advice throughout the Market:
Social Media Marketing in the Lifestyle Industry
Presented by Margot Dukes Eddy and Devyn Lamon of Imagine Media Consulting
Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, oh my! Learn from the Imagine Media Consulting team on the importance of social media marketing and where to find your specific audience. If you’re looking for Savvy Sally, don’t target an audience filled with Millennial Marys. Don’t know where to start? We’ve got your back. Let us help you take your brand to the next level.
On the Floor: A Merchandising "GPS" for Increased Sales
Presented by Anne Obarski of Merchandise Concepts
Eye-catching displays can grab your customers’ attention and drive revenue. You may already have a floor plan for your store and you may be doing all the right things when it comes to signage and traffic patterns. However, your employees may still be struggling with creating engaging displays and using effective shelving strategies. This session will go address the new things your customer expects to see when they come in to your store to make their experience a memorable one.