Aug 29, 2022
IMC’s Fall Market at AmericasMart provides education and events

International Market Centers (IMC’s) Fall Market provides home and gift buyers with three-days of tailored education, amenities and events alongside 400+ showroom resources, September 19 – 21 at AmericasMart Atlanta.

“Fall Market is the perfect time for designers and retailers to come together not only to learn about upcoming trends in design but also to source and shop,” said Dorothy Belshaw, IMC chief marketing and digital officer. “We are looking forward to another incredible season of education and order writing with the industry at AmericasMart Atlanta.”

Three days of education

Fall Market education will take place as “Lunch and Learn” seminars Monday through Wednesday, with lunch at 11:30 and education at 12 noon, in the Building 1, Floor 14 Seminar Space. The sessions, which will address social media algorithms, design coaching, and turning key challenges in your business to wins, are brought to Fall Market by JuniperMarket.

An entertaining and interactive game show opens the event schedule on opening day of market. On Monday, September 19 at 12 p.m. IMC’s first-ever Fall Market Gameshow will be an educational and interactive panel over lunch.

An entertaining and interactive game show opens the event schedule on opening day of market. On Monday, September 19 at 12 p.m. IMC’s first-ever Fall Market Gameshow will be an educational and interactive panel over lunch.

On Tuesday, September 20, Paula Ersly, Head of Social Strategy at Acadia, will present Social Media: How to Beat the Algorithm. This session will cover strategies to outsmart social media apps and remain in control of the audiences that see and engage with brands online.

On Wednesday, September 21, Gail Doby, Business Coach and Consultant, will present How to Build an Amazing Team in a Competitive Market. The session will address expectations of prospective hires; when, who and why to hire; and mistakes to avoid when hiring. The seminar will conclude with a Q&A session.

Fall Market events

Buyers and suppliers can mingle and celebrate with the industry over light bites and crafty cocktails at the Fall Market Celebration, Monday, September 19 at 2:00 p.m. in the newly renovated Designer Workspace, located in Building 1, Floor 15.

Amenities return for Fall Market

Buyers can enjoy daily amenities during Fall Market, beginning with cappuccinos and iced coffee by Café Fwi in the Building 2 lobby from 9 – 11 a.m. Additionally, retailers and designers can relax and network over Bourbon Slushies in The Gardens on Monday from 2 – 4 p.m., Cookies & Milk in Building 1, Floor 16, on Tuesday from 10 – 11:30 a.m. and Petite Fall Desserts in Building 2, Floor 17, on Wednesday from 3 – 4 p.m.

Dual venue design destination resources

Fall Market at AmericasMart Atlanta is being held in partnership with DISCOVER ADAC at the Atlanta Decorative Arts Center for the fourth consecutive year. The two design-focused markets will offer top-of-the-line product selections from leading home décor, lifestyle, furniture and rug brands, providing attendees access to AmericasMart’s 400+ Open Year Round showrooms as well as ADAC’s 65+ showrooms.

Fall Market runs Monday, September 19, through Wednesday, September 21, from 10a.m.- 4p.m., at AmericasMart Atlanta. The three-day buying, educational and networking event for designers and retailers allows those in the design industry to visit AmericasMart and learn more about design while shopping the biggest upcoming trends. Merchandise is showcased in AmericasMart’s 400+ Open Year Round showrooms with nearly 2,000 lines in home décor, lifestyle, gift and apparel. For more information, visit

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