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Broward Named EVP, Marketing at AmericasMart

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ATLANTA–Douglas Broward has been named executive vice president of marketing at AmericasMart. In this newly created position, Broward reports to Jeffrey L. Portman, Sr., vice chairman and president of AmericasMart parent AMC, Inc. Broward officially joined AmericasMart in February 2012 in the newly created position of senior vice president of branding. His 2012 appointment followedMore »

Ron Insana to Keynote Las Vegas CEO Summit

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LAS VEGAS-CNBC analyst Ron Insana will be the keynote speaker at the Las Vegas Market CEO Summit next January, along with two other confirmed speakers. The forum will address businesses issues of importance to industry executives, including presentations on financial, operational and global subjects by some of the nation’s foremost visionary speakers. Steven Baker, viceMore »

Gift Vendors Confirm New, Expanded Showrooms at Las Vegas Market

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LAS VEGAS–Las Vegas Market announced today that six leading suppliers of gift merchandise will open or expand showrooms for the upcoming Summer Market, July 27-31, further increasing the number of major industry suppliers presented in Las Vegas Market’s Building C. Newcomers Colonial Tin Works, Honey & Me and Thompson’s Candles are opening their first showrooms;More »

ART Conference Presents Speed Dating ART Style

ART Names 2013 Conference Site

CHARLOTTE, N.C.–ART Conference 2014 has added a “Speed Dating ART Style” line-up of subjects and coaches for its annual conference in May. This year, ART Conference will be held May 1-4 at Paradise Point in San Diego, and the inaugural Speed Dating ART Style program is scheduled for the afternoon of Friday, May 2. AttendeesMore »

Blog: Housewares Show to Leave Lasting Impression

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CHICAGO-The International Home + Housewares Show, which wraps up today, continues to attract attendees with newness around every corner. This week’s show marks the unofficial launch of Blueair’s Pro XL, a high-performance air purifier with a sleek design and particle and gas sensors….Nespresso’s VertuoLine coffeemaker is the brand’s first coffee machine that produces coffee forMore »

Home Furnishings Group Offers Networking Opportunities in High Point

Next Generation NOW

HIGH POINT, N.C.-The North American Home Furnishings Association (NAHFA) will host several Next Generation Now networking and educational opportunities at the April High Point Market. On Sunday, April 6, the Association invites young professionals to a Lunch with Leaders, with appointments available between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Marty Melcher, group vice president of sales,More »

Jeffrey Portman Named AMC Vice Chairman

Jeffrey Portman

ATLANTA–The AMC, Inc. Board of Directors announced that Jeffrey L. Portman Sr. has been selected to serve as vice chairman of the corporation effective immediately. Portman has served as president and chief operating officer of Atlanta-based AMC, Inc., the parent company of AmericasMart Atlanta, for the past 13 years. He will continue to serve inMore »

Showrooms Expand, Relocate in Atlanta

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ATLANTA -More home, gift and rug exhibitors are securing spaces at AmericasMart in preparation for the gift and rug markets that will take place there next month. New and expanded showrooms include JLA Home, with a new showroom on Building 1 Floor 13; Lampe Berger, with a new showroom on Building 2 Floor 9; Momeni,More »