It’s All in Atlanta Winter 2016

The Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market January 12-19, 2016

Register Today!

It’s All in Atlanta Winter 2016

The Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market January 12-19, 2016

Register Today!

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It’s All in Atlanta Winter 2016

The Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market January 12-19, 2016

Register Today!

Start your year with success when you attend the industry’s largest event featuring the most comprehensive collection of home décor, furniture and gifts. This January, you’re invited to efficiently shop more than 7,300 brands across all categories – all situated in one easy-to-navigate campus in the heart of downtown Atlanta. Plus, enjoy week-long networking and educational programming all designed to help you grow your business and thrive in the coming year. It’s all here for you at AmericasMart.

Market Dates

The Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market

January 12-19, 2016

January 12 - 14: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
January 15 - 16: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. +
January 17 - 19: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
January 14 - 17: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
January 18: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

The Atlanta International Area Rug Market®
Featuring the National Oriental Rug Show

January 13-16, 2016

January 13 - 16: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. + January 13 - 16: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

+ Shop Late 'Til 8-Friday and Saturday nights! When temporaries close, select showrooms stay open until 8 p.m. to do business and offer refreshments, hors d'oeuvres and entertainment.

Top Events

Nights Out in Atlanta

January 13 – 17, 2016

Pantone Design Exhibition

January 12 – 19, 2016
9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Building 1, Floor 14, Space 14-D-9

Through the Looking Glass: A Study In Contrasts

Presented by Patti Carpenter
January 14, 2016
11 a.m
Building 1, Floor 15, Designer Workspace

From Brick-and-Mortar to Click-and-Order

Presented by Jenny Heinzen York, Editor in Chief of Home Accents Today
January 14, 2016
1 p.m.
Building 1, Floor 10, 1003

How to Create the Perfect Television Pitch

Presented by Egypt Sherrod Host of HGTV’s Property Virgins & Flipping Virgins
January 14, 2016
2 p.m.
Building 1, Floor 10, 1004

Southern Style Icons: A Conversation with the Region’s Most Beloved Interior Designers

Featuring Gerrie Bremermann, Michelle Nussbaumer, Shaun Smith, Beth Webb and Brian Patrick Flynn
Moderated by Robert Leleux, Author of Southern Style Now
January 14, 2016
3 p.m.
Building 1, Floor 15, Designer Workspace

Eddie Ross Live!

January 14, 2016
4 - 6 p.m.
Building 2, Floor 2

The Colors and Trends Driving Design in 2016

Presented by Laurie Pressman, VP, Pantone Color Institute
January 15, 2016
10 a.m.
Building 1, Floor 14, Vignette Gallery

Behind the Design: Business Insights from Today’s Brightest Talents

Moderated by Arlyn Hernandez, Executive Editor of Luxe Interiors + Design Featuring Barclay Butera, Young Huh, Krista Nye Schwartz and Tami Ramsay.
January 15, 2016
2 p.m.
Building 1, Floor 15, Designer Workspace

How to Land Your Holiday Product on TV

Presented by Tory Johnson, ABC’s Good Morning America Gift Expert
January 15, 2016
3 p.m.
Building 2, Floor 8, Room 841B

At Home with Susanna Salk & Stacey Bewkes of Quintessence

January 16, 2016
11 a.m.
Building 1, Floor 15, Designer Workspace

Holiday Unwrapped: Entertaining with Style & Trend Forecast

Presented by Celebrity Wedding & Entertaining Expert Anya Sarre
January 16, 2016
1 p.m.
Building 1, Floor 16, Seminar Area 16 D-9

Cultivate, Collaborate, Escalate: Increase Exposure & Drive Traffic to Your Store

Moderated by Becky Tyre, Owner of Retail Details blog. Featuring Kristin Alber, Karin Bennett, Amy Wheeler, and Marty T. Garrison
January 16, 2016
2 p.m.
Building 2, Floor 8, Room 841B

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Atlanta City Guide

With lower hotel rates, easy flying and driving, complimentary shuttles and rapid public transit, January is much more cost effective than other shows. Find out more about parking and shuttle information.

Local Restaurants

Whatever you are craving, Atlanta has you covered. The city has vibrant, colorful and delicious restaurants for foodies. There are over 40 restaurants within walking distance of AmericasMart.

Market Events

Only AmericasMart offers you free access to the biggest and brightest names in the industry along with breaking trends, exciting events and networking opportunities, so you’re always in the know.

Hotel & Travel

We provide special benefits to make your trip to AmericasMart more enjoyable and affordable. Take advantage of our exclusive discounts and offerings when planning your visit to Atlanta.

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Pantone Design Exhibition

AmericasMart is proud to present our signature vignette exhibition for January 2016 featuring the PANTONEVIEW® home + interiors 2016 color forecast and the 2016 Color of the Year. We’ll unveil brand new vignettes curated by top interior designers and learn how the color forecast will affect home and gift trends this year! Open all week during Market hours.

Museum of Introductions (MOI) Gallery

The rug and home industry’s exclusive showing of new product introductions in a sophisticated museum setting.

Through the Looking Glass: A Study In Contrasts

Join Global Trend Ambassador, Patti Carpenter, on an interactive journey through emerging international macro trends in color, print, surface design and materials with a focus on the influence of European trends on the current US home and gift industries. Your guide at the crossroads of business and creativity, Carpenter distills the broad-based themes directing trends around the world and their impact on American markets, while offering a first look at the must-see product innovations people will be talking about in the seasons ahead. Carpenter’s insightful, carefully curated presentations continue to be an indispensable resource for US-retailers and designers looking to stay abreast of groundbreaking trends on the global horizon.

From Brick-and-Mortar to Click-and-Order

The retail market is undergoing a permanent change, with more consumers shopping online, buying on mobile devices and even purchasing through social media. Join Jenny Heinzen York, editor in chief of Home Accents Today, and a panel of successful e-tailers, for a frank and open discussion of the how and why behind the expansion into the world of e-commerce, seeking to answer perhaps the biggest question store owners have – is it worth it? Attendees will get advice from fellow retailers who have made the transition themselves, as well as action steps to implement e-commerce into their own businesses.

Southern Style Icons: A Conversation with the Region’s Most Beloved Interior Designers

These acclaimed tastemakers embody the Spirit of the South while also making their mark on the national design scene. They collectively embody extraordinary talent as well as the humor and humility required to educate, nurture and enlighten clients and fans across generations. In this entertaining panel discussion, five of the region’s most prolific interior designers will share the defining moments that helped shape their careers, salient advice for designers developing their own unique brand, and the importance of finding a mentor in an industry that’s always changing but where collaboration is universal. The panel will feature design luminaries Gerrie Bremermann, Michelle Nussbaumer, Shaun Smith, Beth Webb and Brian Patrick Flynn, and will be moderated by Robert Leleux.

The Colors and Trends Driving Design in 2016

With tastes consistently evolving, the old color rules have changed. Color stories for 2016 highlight a more spontaneous approach with new harmonies in both color and design. Join Laurie Pressman, VP of the Pantone Color Institute, as she reveals the key color trends for 2016 and enjoy an inside glimpse into the selection of Pantone’s 2016 Colors of the Year. Plus, see these trends realized firsthand while in the Pantone® Design Exhibition––featuring curated vignettes from top designers all showcasing the latest colors from the PANTONEVIEW® home + interiors 2016 color forecast.

How to Land Your Holiday Product on TV

Just in time for the upcoming holidays, learn what seasonal products Tory looks for and how to best conduct pitches for high profile media coverage.

America’s Magnificent Carpets® Awards

The rug and home industry’s signature event, recognizing the newest area rug introductions in a night of dreams, imagination and artistry.

Pantone Color of the Year Party

Join us in the Pantone Vignette Gallery as we celebrate the launch of Pantone Color of the Year and toast our participating vignette designers. Hosted by AmericasMart, Rue Magazine, VERANDA and REstyleSOURCE

Super Design Campus Live

Design Campus is back and bigger than ever! Join founders Kelli Ellis and Lori Dennis, internationally known from HGTV, Bravo, NBC, Oxygen, TLC, Food Network and coverage in worldwide publications, for a three-day educational Design Campus Summit at January Market. Space is limited, register at DesignCampusLive.com and receive a $100 discount with coupon code: EARLYBIRD100

At Home with Susanna Salk & Stacey Bewkes of Quintessence

This dynamic design duo has been a guest at some of the most extraordinary homes of design icons, rising A-listers and international tastemakers as part of their popular program, At Home With…They’ll share how their video series took off, and take us with them on an adventure through the gorgeous places and spaces they’ve visited around the world—from Lake Como, to Brooklyn, to Los Angeles to Paris. Journey through the lifestyles of the world’s most celebrated designers, their process, and their most cherished pieces at home. You will leave inspired, and have notes on how these magnificent design moments can be translated into your business. Stacey and Susanna will also share their story on the power of collaboration and connecting with a "design buddy" to help your ideas flourish!

Stacey Bewkes is also the voice behind Quintessence design blog, a trusted source for original lifestyle content ranging from interiors, fashion, art, architecture and more. Susanna Salk is a popular design author and stylist, and host of the At Home With video series.

Holiday Unwrapped: Entertaining with Style & Trend Forecast

Hollywood Style Expert Anya Sarre is a celebrity "go-to" for entertaining and lifestyle. As the hostess with the mostess, she will share her style secrets to transform events from ordinary to extraordinary, explore new trends in gift giving, plus offer tips to maximize each season with fresh fabulous décor. She has also scouted Atlanta market to pick some of her favorite seasonal gifts for Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day and Holiday—don’t miss her predictions on what will be the hottest retail items in the year ahead!

Behind the Design: Business Insights from Today’s Brightest Talents
Moderated by Arlyn Hernandez

Barclay Butera, Young Huh, Krista Nye Schwartz and Tami Ramsay are some of the fresh faces that are changing the game in the design field. They pull together amazing interiors that manage to check all of our dream-design boxes. These designers are defining themselves by their malleable approach to decorating that adapts personal instincts to individual projects. This same philosophy holds true in how they run their businesses. Behind the bright spotlight are the behind-the-scenes challenges of growing their own firm, handling today’s savvy clients, and navigating the demanding media and publishing landscape. Join an insightful conversation that will inspire designers with new ways to think about their business behind the design.

Cultivate, Collaborate, Escalate: Increase Exposure & Drive Traffic to Your Store
Moderated by Becky Tyre, Owner of Retail Details Blog
Featuring Kristin Alber of REstyleSOURCE and FOUND by domestic bliss, Karin Bennett of Cornerstone Shop & Gallery, Amy Wheeler of A. Dodson’s, and Marty T. Garrison of Paisley & Paper, LLC

From organizing store events to marketing customer loyalty initiatives, panel participants will share first-hand solutions and strategies for increasing customer engagement and sales. This dynamic panel of retailers and industry experts will address challenges facing brick and mortar stores, share collaboration ideas, discuss opportunities to connect with customers and creative ways to enhance the store experience. Bring your questions!

Eddie Ross Live!

Eddie Ross will create a one-of-a-kind tablescape using products sourced here at Market, from both temporary and permanent exhibitors. See Eddie’s picks, toast the opening day of temporaries, and hear about his Market inspiration firsthand! Join Eddie for an encore presentation, Modern Mix book signing, and meet & greet on Saturday, January 16 at 1:30 pm in the same location.

How to Create the Perfect Television Pitch

Join America’s most beloved real estate agent and home space expert, Egypt Sherrod, for a tutorial on pitching yourself and your brand to a television network. From HGTV to your local television station, Egypt will break down the dos and don’ts on how to land yourself a spot on your favorite network.

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