ATLANTA-The Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market—a draw for both small and large retailers—begins today here at AmericasMart.
Permanent showrooms will be open now through Sunday, Jan. 13. Hours today and tomorrow are from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. and on Friday from 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Temporary exhibits will be open Friday, Jan. 11 through Tuesday, Jan. 15. Hours are 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. every day except Tuesday, when they close at 2 p.m.
There are many educational, informational and entertaining events planned throughout the show. For more information, please visit http://www.americasmart.com/gift/jan-2013/events.
ATLANTA-The Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market opens here today and runs through Jan. 18. The Temporaries will be open Fri., Jan. 13 through Tuesday, Jan. 17. Showrooms will be open from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m.
The show attracts buyers, particularly from the independent specialty store channel, from across the country and offers a wide range of products in the gift, tabletop, home décor and housewares categories. Educational seminars, presentations and cooking demonstrations will be presented throughout the show, along with ribbon cuttings and other celebratory events to mark new and expanded showrooms.
The weather promises to be more accommodating compared to the snowstorm that hit Atlanta at this time last year. According to weather.com, temperatures for the next few days will be in the upper 40s and low 50s, with scattered thunderstorms today and wind tomorrow, but sunny skies for Friday, Saturday and Sunday.