AmericasMart Celebrates 50 Years

18273-01_smallAmericasMart Building 1, which originally opened its doors as the Atlanta Merchandise Mart in 1961, will ring in the New Year by celebrating its 50th Anniversary in 2011. This anniversary marks its five-decade position as the premier destination for home furnishings, décor and accents, highlighted by the January 2011 Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market and Atlanta International Area Rug Market.

This landmark anniversary affirms AmericasMart’s strength and longevity and elevates Building 1 as the epicenter for an expansive HOME furnishings product mix. With the most complete product collections, the HOME building is the primary resource for retailers to discover the latest and greatest products—all in one strategically designed location.

New to the HOME collection is HD Home, making its highly anticipated debut in the Market Temporaries this January. HD Home is a juried collection of exclusive high-design home furnishings and décor, and will be showcased on the first floor in the “center hall” of the HOME building.18273-09

The comprehensive collections in the HOME center continue to attract home and gift retailers and interior designers from around the world. This January, retailers and interior designers can expect to once again discover an international HOME destination supported by 50 years of commitment and evolution.

Be part of history at the January 2011 Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market and Atlanta International Area Rug Market. For more information about the January Market, click here.

 To read the entire release, click here.

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