Three IMC apparel events combine for Atlanta’s largest sourcing event of year
International Market Centers (IMC) is set to engage the entirety of AmericasMart Atlanta Building 3 this August with the overlap of three apparel sourcing markets — Atlanta Apparel, World of Prom & Social Occasion and VOW Bridal & Formal Atlanta — offering access to 850+ permanent showrooms and temporary exhibits, August 1 – 6.
“August is the time for our buyers to source a bit of everything: Holiday, Immediates, Resort, Children’s, Prom, Bridal and more,” said Caron Stover, IMC senior vice president, apparel. “All 14 floors of AmericasMart Atlanta Building 3 will be open for business and both buyers and exhibitors are ready for Atlanta’s largest apparel sourcing event of the year.”
August Atlanta Apparel: Exhibitors Events & Amenities
For its August edition, Atlanta Apparel will present over 1,500 brands in over 400 temporary exhibits and 450 permanent showrooms across general apparel and accessories with a seasonal focus on Holiday, Resort and Children’s categories. Beyond exhibits, the August edition will feature education, parties and buyer amenities to complement the market experience.
A number of notable exhibitors across key August categories — Holiday, Resort and Mommy & Me — will showcase their lines at Atlanta Apparel. Atlanta Apparel’s curated category lounges on floors 3, 4 and 5 will correspond with these key categories.
Hallmark Atlanta Apparel events and amenities also are among highlights this August. Education includes speaker Paula Ersly, head of social strategy at Acadia, discussing social media in a session titled, “Hacking the Algorithm,” on August 2 at 10:30 a.m.
Events include a market kickoff party featuring a Live Model Presentation showcasing 10 trends on August 2 at 6:00 p.m. in the Atrium of Building 3. Attendees also can take part in Mid-Day Soirée events to take a break, network and learn.
Market amenities this August include complimentary breakfast and coffee daily, market giveaways and more. For a full schedule, visit https://www.atlanta-apparel.com/events.
Atlanta Apparel’s 450+ general apparel showrooms are located on 6 floors in AmericasMart Building 3: Floor 6 (fine jewelry), Floor 7 (immediate resources), Floor 8 (accessories and shoes), Floor 9 (women’s apparel), Floor 11 (women’s apparel), and Floor 13 (children’s apparel, accessories and shoes).
Over 400 temporary exhibits also occupy floors 1-5 of AmericasMart Building 3: Floor 1 (young contemporary), Floor 2 (premier contemporary and shoes), Floor 3 (women’s apparel, accessories and shoes), 4 (young contemporary) and 5 (young contemporary).
Atlanta Apparel runs Tuesday, August 2 – Saturday, August 6, at AmericasMart Atlanta. Permanent showrooms are open from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., Tuesday – Friday; and 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Saturday. Temporary exhibits are open 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., Tuesday – Thursday. Registration is available at http://www.atlanta-apparel.com/Attend/Registration.