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What to expect at IMC’s Atlanta Spring Market

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The International Market Centers (IMC) Spring Market will feature its largest collection of gift and home showrooms with new partnerships creating synergistic buying opportunities across categories, plus a comprehensive slate of training in person, March 2-4 at AmericasMart Atlanta.

“Spring Market presents the full line of trending products while allowing powerful business relationships to flourish,” said Bob Maricich, CEO of International Market Centers. “The return of in-person educational seminars and amenities to the Spring Market experience is especially exciting in March.”

Shoppers will have the opportunity to shop Spring Market’s largest cross-category collection to date, with more than 400 showrooms showcasing some 2,000 gifts, home décor, apparel and children’s lines. For the March shopping event, AmericasMart’s more than 300 year-round showrooms will be complemented by more than 25 children’s showrooms as well as another 70 gift and apparel showrooms. interior decoration.

In-person education is a focal point of the Spring 2022 market with daily Lunch & Learn seminars, covering floral design, sustainability in casual and outdoor furnishings, and digital marketing on all three market days. Lunch & Learn seminars, which begin at 11:30 a.m. daily, are free for Spring Market attendees.

IMC will capitalize on the overlap of the Hearth, Patio & Barbeque Expo at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta on Wednesday, March 2 by hosting members of the Hearth Patio and Barbecue Association (HPBA) at Spring Market. Some 400 members are expected at AmericasMart’s open showrooms for casual, outdoor and garden products. In addition to lunch, HPBA members will have the opportunity to win one of five hotel stay gifts for the July 2022 Atlanta Market.

JuniperMarket, a new B2B e-commerce platform powered by IMC, will have an expanded presence at Spring Market, hosting Market Mimosas in the seminar space of Building 1, Floor 14, daily from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Shoppers who register at JuniperMarket during Spring Market will receive free goodie bags. containing more than $100 of Juniper branded merchandise.

Spring Market attendees will have access to daily free parking, courtesy of IMC. A full schedule of buyer amenities will be announced ahead of the spring market.

The spring market runs from March 2 to 4 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The three-day shopping, education and networking event for designers and retailers features AmericasMart’s year-round design center plus additional showrooms across home collections, of gifts and clothing in a retail-purchase-only environment.