Atlanta Market Magazine Previews Upcoming Summer Market
The Summer 2023 edition of the semi-annual Atlanta Market Magazine is now available online and in print, giving buyers a preview of the many cross-category offerings and programming highlights available at this summer’s Atlanta Market, July 11-17, 2023, at AmericasMart Atlanta. The nearly 300-page guide features original photography, insightful trend reports and informative feature articles to engage buyers before, during and after their visit to the summer 2023 buying event.
“Whether viewing the interactive digital version or flipping through pages of the print issue, the Summer 2023 Atlanta Market Magazine prepares buyers to make the most of their at-market experience this July,” said Karen Olson, IMC executive vice president and chief operating officer. “It’s a great tool to connect buyers with the brands and information they need to start planning now for a successful market experience.”
A Must-Read for Market Attendees
Atlanta Market Magazine contains timely trend information to keep buyers ahead of the curve on what’s new and noteworthy for Summer 2023, including the latest design and color directions in décor, lighting, gift and lifestyle, children’s and tabletop; plus upcoming fall/winter trends in apparel and accessories from Atlanta Apparel. “Market Snapshot” highlights top trending products from the Winter 2023 Market; and “Best Booth Winners” showcase creative displays. Additionally, in “Eye on Design,” designers share what is currently influencing projects and purchasing.
Feature stories offer business education and inspiration for both designers and retailers, including “What’s Up (and Coming) with Social Media,” with content strategies by social media expert Crystal Vilkaitis, who also will present a seminar and coaching sessions at market. “Renewing an Emphasis on Sustainability” provides tips from pros for “green” designing. In “How to Shop Your Competition,” retail experts Rich Kizer and Georganne Bender give tips for mystery shopping.
Helpful planning tools include an overall market preview, information on showroom updates and temporary exhibitors, and three attendees’ tips for navigating the market. Also included are features on the new, co-located Casual Market Atlanta, with a listing of casual/outdoor furnishings brands as well as tips for first-time attendees. Buyers also will find comprehensive Atlanta Market information with details on registration, travel and transportation, floor plans, programming, industry partners and more.
Market Info Available 24/7
The digital version of the Atlanta Market Magazine is available online atAtlantaMarket.com/News-and-Trends/publications for easy access on smartphones and other devices. Interactive features include hot spots that lead to corresponding pages onAtlantaMarket.com; hyperlinked exhibitor photos that lead to digital showrooms; and hyperlinked advertisements that lead to brands’ websites for buyers to learn more and to make appointments.
Other market planning and preparation tools include the at-market Atlanta Market Buyer’s Guide, which includes A-Z listings of exhibitors by company name and market location and detailed floor maps. AtlantaMarket.com, available 24/7/365 features a robust exhibitor directory, event calendars, travel information, registration links and more.
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 and 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 60 countries. For information, visit AtlantaMarket.com.