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This summer, a curated group of leading lifestyle voices -- our Shop the Show alumni -- will steer us toward the most inspiring, functional and beautiful finds for today’s new, home-oriented lifestyles from brands you can shop at Atlanta Market. Join us and our alumni as we explore the summer’s top trends for all aspects of home life.

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To enable proper social distancing with wider aisles and fewer booth spaces per floor, we are introducing new floor plan layouts for Atlanta Market. A few categories are also moving floors to allow for more space at registration to administer temperature checks and scan digital badges.

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This summer, we’re partnering with several of our Shop the Show alumni from past seasons to discuss essential finds for today’s new, home-oriented lifestyles from brands you can shop at Atlanta Market. Over the coming weeks, join us for useful tips from fellow retailers and designers on how to adjust in these challenging times, inspirational creative projects, and strategies designed to move the home industry ahead to the future.

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We are excited to announce our partnership with The Greeting Card Association (GCA) to host a Virtual LOUIE Awards Event!

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The excitement around the start of the trade show season was palpable at the newly dubbed Atlanta Market at AmericasMart. With the charm of southern hospitality paired with the colors and variety on the show floor, it's always bound to be a high-energy show. January 2020 Atlanta Market did not disappoint.

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We can all agree that the global pandemic of COVID-19 is making us reevaluate our business plans and has us making strategic changes fast. 

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As COVID-19 rapidly evolves, it’s fascinating to watch how adeptly major sectors of our economy are adapting in order to continue business while keeping safe.

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The future of payments is already here. Here's what your store needs to know.

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Sometimes even the best ideas don't turn out how one expects... and sometimes that ends up being a very good thing.

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What you need to know about the substance that's taking the gift industry by storm

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The new year is right around the corner, and AmericasMart Atlanta is ready to welcome back our popular Shop the Show program with a fresh new vision for 2020. As a preview, we’ll be checking in with each of our talented influencers, including social media star Katie Stauffer. Katie is a mother of five who shares snippets from her family’s life on her wildly popular Instagram. Four million viewers are regularly inspired by Katie’s sense of style, humor, and of course, the antics of her adorable twins Mila and Emma.

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The new year will welcome a new January Market and lots of new exhibitors joining us for the very first time. Each Market, we aim to provide new and noteworthy vendors who provide the next best in the gift and home furnishings industries. Market can seem overwhelming to navigate, so here are some of the newest companies to come to AmericasMart that everyone should see.

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Finding New Opportunities in Old Town Alexandria

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Retailers will have an insight into what kids really want in 2020 when influencer Katie Stauffer of the Stauffer family and four-year old twins, Mila and Emma, explore The Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market this January. The Stauffers will share their favorite finds and market moments in real time on Instagram at @kcstauffer as part of IMC's Show the Show program.

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January Market is a month away! Before we get caught up in the excitement of market, we must take some time to reflect on the past year, enjoy time with family & friends, and celebrate the holidays. We asked stylist and author Annette Joseph for an Italian twist to our traditional holiday spread. Annette lives in Italy for six months out of the year and is the go-to for any and all Italian inspiration. Keep reading to hear from Annette, herself.

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You could spend nearly every weekend of the year traveling to 20 states and three countries searching for the most innovative, creative, cutting edge products on the planet for your store- or you could shop the Temporaries in Atlanta, where we're done all the legwork for you!

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The Georgia Grown program is a marketing and economic development program of the Georgia Department of Agriculture. The number one goal is to aid Georgia's agricultural economies by bringing together producers, processors, suppliers, distributors, retailers, agritourism and consumers in one powerful, statewide community. Georgia Grown is here to help new agribusinesses grown, and established agribusinesses thrive. Georgia Grown is also a brand with deep roots in sustainability, quality and integrity. The Georgia Grown brand is desired by business and consumers who want to buy and promote Georgia's locally grown products. 

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AmericasMart Atlanta offers an enormous selection of merchandise for every type of gift shop, and the sheer volume of product might seem overwhelming. We sat down with some veteran buyers to find out what they'd recommend in order for new and returning buyers to get the most out of the trip to January Market. Here's what they suggest.

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With three buildings spanning more than seven million square feet, AmericasMart's January Market offers everything museum buyers are seeking- and a great deal more. The Museum Collective is an excellent place for museum buyers to find exactly what they're looking for, but that's just the start. In order to see it all, planning is important.

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The world's largest permanent showcase of seasonal and faux botanical merchandise expands in January 2020 with two new showroom debuts and five major expansions and relocations set to open for The Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market, January 14-21, 2020. These gains, together with 11 renewals, represent nearly 80,000 square feet of updates for the Seasonal/Gift category.

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