AMERICASMART BUILDING 1 CELEBRATES 50 YEARS, Nov 3rd, 2010
Nov 3rd, 2010
AMERICASMART BUILDING 1 CELEBRATES 50 YEARS
As AmericasMart Building 1—which first opened as the Atlanta Merchandise Mart in 1961—celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2011, its long-running role as a premier U.S. showcase for home furnishings, décor and accents continues in the January 2011Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market and Atlanta International Area Rug Market.
The landmark 50th anniversary affirms AmericasMart’s industry strength and longevity and elevates Building 1 as the epicenter for the market’s expansive HOME furnishings product mix, which encompasses more than two million square feet of merchandise. Spanning 15 floors of permanent showrooms, the HOME product includes high-end, design-driven home furnishings, home accessories, fine linens and textiles, wall paintings, lighting, holiday and floral décor and the world’s largest collection of area rugs. With the most complete product collections, the HOME building becomes a destination for retailers to discover more product, experience more diverse offerings and select from more options.