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Register now for the The Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market (January 2016) and February Atlanta Apparel Market. You may also want to visit our hotel reservations page to book a room.

Press Releases

Major Expansions Showcase Even More New Product in Nation’s Leading Holiday & Floral/Home Décor Collection
November 23, 2015

AmericasMart®: The World’s Home for Design
November 19, 2015

PANTONE® Color Of The Year 2015 To Premier At AmericasMart®
November 18, 2015

AmericasMart November Design + Dine Features Tami Ramsay and Brian Patrick Flynn
November 10, 2015

Design Campus Live Returns to Atlanta with Expanded Program
October 27, 2015

Furnishing Hope Debuts in Atlanta
October 22, 2015

Icon Honors 2015 Call For Entries
October 21, 2014

New Study Documents AmericasMart Economic Impact at Record Highs
October 19, 2015

The Retail Year Starts in Atlanta
September 30, 2015

AmericasMart® and Dwell with Dignity Create a Home for the Holidays
September 29, 2015

VOW | New World Of Bridal Elevates Bridal Buying Experience & 2015 Market
August 27, 2015

AmericasMart® Visual Display Awards Honor Outstanding Merchandising
July 15, 2015

Icon Honors 2015 Celebrates Global Innovation
July 10, 2015

Icon Honors 2015 Lifetime Achievement Honor
June 4, 2015

Top Interior Designers Honor AmericasMart® Chairman and Found at July Market
May 27, 2015

New Collections Enhance World's Strongest Gift Marketplace
May 26, 2015

Top Names Take Space at Americasmart® For July Market Introductions
May 20, 2015

New Initiatives, Programming & Product Centers Sustain Designer Attendance Growth At AmericasMart® Atlanta
May 7, 2015

AmericasMart® Announces 2016 Atlanta Apparel Dates
April 28, 2015

AmericasMart®Atlanta July 2015 Market Is Industry's Most Influential Summer Event
April 8, 2015

Home & Gift Industry Leader Joins AmericasMart® Atlanta To Assume The Position Of Executive Leader of Retail Services Operations
March 25, 2015

Hall & Oates Live At Icon Honors 2015
March 17, 2015

Atlanta Apparel Presents Fall/Winter 2015 Like No One Else
March 10, 2015

AmericasMart® Hosts Houzz® Conference
March 2, 2015

New Programming & Product Accessibility Highlight AmericasMart® March Market
February 24, 2015

AmericasMart® Atlanta Provides Design Support For Atlanta Symphony Associates Show House
February 19, 2015

Atlanta Apparel Hosts Most Successful January Market To Date
February 17, 2015

Atlanta Apparel Kicks off 2015 With Must-See Fashions
January 23, 2015

Press Registration

Pre-registration is strongly encouraged.

Media badges for the February Atlanta Apparel Market can be picked up in person at the registration left registration desk in the lobby of Building 3.

Media badges for The Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market® requested before December 1, 2015 will be mailed prior to Market.

Media badges requested after December 1, 2015 can be picked up at the Press and Non-Exhibiting Manufacturers desk in the lobby of Building 1.

Media will need to bring a business card with press credentials, which includes (but not limited to):

  • Masthead from publication with his/her name and title
  • Recent article in a publication with his/her byline
  • Letter of assignment for a publication (relevant to “freelance” reporters)
  • Press I.D.

Business cards will not be accepted as the only form of media identification for onsite registration. Approved media registered onsite will be able to register for courses/seminars/luncheons if they are not sold-out.

Press Credentials

All members of the working press must register and present valid credentials.

Media must register for every Market they would like to attend. Previous attendance does not guarantee admittance into AmericasMart Markets.

AmericasMart offers two types of media badges: Media Editorial and Media Sales.

Media Editorial Qualifications

Qualified media representatives must present a valid business card (with individual's name, title and the name of an approved media outlet) and a copy of the publication.

Bloggers must present proof of an existing site with relevant editorial content and proof of readership/reach. Additional information may be requested.

Freelance writers and photographers must present a letter of assignment from an approved outlet.

Freelance writers or columnists not on an assignment must provide a copy of an industry-relevant bylined article, published within the past six months in an approved media outlet.

Media Sales Qualifications

Qualified media representatives must present a valid business card (with individual's name, title and the name of an approved media outlet) and a copy of the publication.

Editorial Photographers

Editors/reporters planning to bring a camera to shoot pictures during the show must contact Chelsea Peabody at to receive photography credential information.

Who qualifies for Press Registration?

Editorial and sales staff members of approved print, online and broadcast outlets may register as working press.

Eligibility is subject to approval by AmericasMart Atlanta.

Who does NOT qualify for Press Registration?
  • All non-editorial employees and/or representatives
  • Marketing personnel (PR, creative services, etc.)
  • Writers & Publishers of personal or corporate newsletters
  • Family members of legitimate media
  • Book authors’ eligibility will be determined on a case-by-case basis.
  • Non-eligible representatives (defined above) are required to register as Attendees.
  • However, PR representatives must register as an Exhibitor. A business card and proof of client relationship with an exhibiting manufacturer will be required.

On-site Press Room

We’ve prepared a media lounge for your comfort and convenience, complete with Wi-Fi and comfortable seating to conduct your business during market.

There is no address for the press room. Exhibitors may drop off press kits during the hours of operation only. All materials not retrieved by the last day of operation will be discarded after Market.

The Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings
Location: Building 1, Floor 10, D9B
Date and Hours:
Tuesday, January 12 – Sunday, January 17: 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Monday, January 18: 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
The On-site Press Room/Media Center is open to registered press/media only. The on-site press room is only open during the January Gift, July Gift and Atlanta Apparel markets. Please register online to attend as press or media.

Press Images / Logos

To obtain high resolution images, please contact Chelsea Peabody at

Please put "AUTHORIZATION FOR PRESS IMAGES" in the subject line. Put your name, company, address, phone number and reason for request for permission in the body.

Publication Distribution Information

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Press Contact

Chelsea Peabody
Strategic Relations and Media Relations Manager

Mike Turnbull
Senior Vice President, Strategic Relations

Lisa Bokovoy
Manager of AMC Corporate Communications

Tammy Trout
Executive Director of Marketing Communications

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