Casual Market Atlanta ready for debut
Casual Market Atlanta debuts at AmericasMart Atlanta July 10-13, presenting 150-plus exhibitors and a full slate of seminars, tours and celebrations, according to ANDMORE, formerly International Market Centers, the producer of the show.
“We are proud to welcome the casual furniture and outdoor furnishings industry to AmericasMart for the first-ever Casual Market Atlanta,” said Bob Maricich, CEO of ANDMORE. “Buyers and suppliers coming to this inaugural event will find an expansive, shoppable marketplace complemented by top-notch programming and events to make the Atlanta launch a memorable one.”
Casual Market Atlanta aims to showcase the latest in outdoor furnishings, accessories, fabrics and more in a purpose-built destination presented on six floors of AmericasMart Building 1. More than 50 permanent showrooms are housed on Floors 2-5, and 100 temporary exhibitors are located on Floors 6 and 7.
Eight recent additions to the showroom roster are: Elaine Smith Inc. (outdoor pillows), Hanamint Corp. (sand-cast aluminum furniture), Lane Venture (luxury outdoor furniture), Patio Renaissance (aluminum outdoor furniture), Plank & Hide (outdoor lifestyle and indoor entertainment furniture), Sunvilla Corp. (outdoor furniture), Treasure Garden (shade products) and TUUCI (shade products).
“The International Casual Furnishings Association (ICFA) is excited for all buyers and designers to take in the outstanding showroom displays of the newest outdoor living products for 2024,” added Jackie Hirschhaut, executive director of the ICFA. “A great roster of special events will also set the perfect stage for networking with industry colleagues and friends.”
At-market and after-hours activities include the ICFA 65th Birthday Bash, Monday, July 10; the ICFA Awards Gala and Pink Out fundraising for City of Hope, Tuesday, July 11; and the ICFA Annual Meeting, Wednesday, July 12.
New programming includes the Buyer Tour: Casual/Outdoor Furnishings, Monday, July 10, and Tuesday, July 11; and the “Outdoor Living with Vern Yip” trend discussion, Tuesday, July 11.