ANDMORE Welcomes New and Returning Industry Partners to Winter 2024 Markets
ATLANTA / LAS VEGAS – December 15, 2023 – ANDMORE℠ is hosting some 23 buying groups for education and networking this Winter at its Atlanta Market (January 16-22, 2024, at AmericasMart Atlanta) and Las Vegas Market (January 28 – February 1, 2024, at World Market Center Las Vegas), with four new industry partnership initiatives launching for 2024, in addition to recurring onsite activities for member-based organizations.
“ANDMORE is excited to welcome several new and returning industry partner organizations to the Atlanta and Las Vegas Markets for another season of industry connections and community,” said Karen Olson, ANDMORE executive vice president, chief marketing officer. “These partner-hosted activities offer members and non-members alike face-to-face connection with influential industry organizations and buying groups, making Market week the perfect opportunity to meet, learn and network all in one location.”
American Specialty Toy Retailing Association (ASTRA)
Atlanta Market Industry Partners
Atlanta Market is offering a total of 15 member-based organization events at the January buying event.
Two new initiatives will be unveiled at Atlanta Market. The ANDMORE Roundtable will bring together nearly 50 retailers from various buying groups and associations to discuss industry trends in 2024; and the International SPA Association’s (ISPA) board of directors, brings representatives from the entire arena of the spa experience – from resort/hotel and club to medical and day spas and service providers – to AmericasMart for the January market.
“We are thrilled to experience the Winter Atlanta Market and make lasting connections with vendors and attendees,” said Lynne McNees, ISPA President. “The team at AmericasMart have always been supportive of the International SPA Association, and we are happy to return that support during this event.”
Atlanta Market also welcomes the return of 13 industry partners in January, offering an array of education, member-only events and hosted meeting spaces and product discovery throughout the Market. Confirmed industry partners, to date, are: American Specialty Toy Retailing Association (ASTRA); Brixy; Fair Trade Federation (FTF); GC Buying Group (GC); Hallmark; HTI Buying Group (HTI); MAI; Munce/Christian Retail Association (CRA); Museum Store Association (MSA); North American Farmers Direct Marketing Association (NAFDMA); Palmer; Purchasing Power Plus (PPP); and Southwest Buying Group (SWBG).
Las Vegas Market Industry Partners
Las Vegas Market hosts eight member-based industry organizations, two of which are new to Market, this Winter.
New to Market in January, members of North American Farmers Direct Marketing Association (NAFDMA) will be hosted by Just Got 2 Have It!; and longtime Market partner, International Association of Home Staging Professionals (IAHSP) presents its national convention, running concurrently with Las Vegas Market.
Six partners return to Las Vegas in January, offering member-only events, product displays and at-Market tours. Confirmed partners include: American Specialty Toy Retailing Association
(ASTRA); Fair Trade Federation (FTF); Museum Store Association (MSA); Pacific Furniture Dealers; Spa Industry Association (SIA); and The Rental Industry Buying Group (TRIB Group).
"The Las Vegas Market is one of the key opportunities our members look to annually for sourcing new product for their institutions' nonprofit retail initiatives," said Elizabeth Price, Museum Store Association executive director. "Having so many high-quality wholesalers in one location enables our retailers to fulfill their museums’ missions efficiently and effectively."
Atlanta Market is a dynamic and immersive wholesale sourcing destination housing the nation's largest product mix for gift complemented by a broad selection of home décor, furnishings, apparel and the nation’s largest outdoor living presentation. It features three buildings with 51 floors of showrooms and temporary exhibits with thousands of brands that attract retailers and designers from every U.S. state and more than 50 countries. AtlantaMarket.com.
Las Vegas Market is the leading home furnishings and gift market in the western U.S., presenting thousands of furniture, home décor and gift resources in an unrivaled market destination. Las Vegas Market’s diverse product offerings allow for cross-category commerce among these industries. LasVegasMarket.com
About ANDMORE℠: ANDMORE, formerly International Market Centers, is an omnichannel wholesale marketmaker that fuels opportunities for wholesale buyers and sellers to connect, grow and prosper through physical markets, design centers and digital channels. The company owns and operates more than 20 million square feet of premium event and showroom space, hosting live events in Atlanta, High Point, N.C., Las Vegas and New York City. By pairing face-to-face events with always-on digital tools, ANDMORE provides truly omnichannel business platforms for its global wholesale customer base. ANDMORE.com
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