Cast Your Vote for Your Favorite Emerging Designer!

We hope you caught yesterday’s Daily Strut featuring a snapshot of their designs, but you still won’t want to miss seeing the collections in their entirety. Plus, there’s still time to cast your vote for your favorite Emerging Designer.

Ballots may be picked up either at Registration or at any of the Emerging Designer’s booths located in Section 600 on Floor 2. By casting your ballot you will also be entered into our drawing for one of two great prizes! One lucky winner with receive 1 free hotel night during an upcoming Atlanta Apparel Market of your choice* and another person will cash in on a $100 gift card. The ballot box is located in the Emerging Designers section, across from Dressed Salads.

For more information about all of our featured Emerging Designers visit our website. Follow us on Twitter or like our Facebook Page to stay up-to-date on all of our Market happenings.

*Some restrictions apply

Win $25,000 at Market!

jovanigiveawayHave you heard about Jovani and its BIG giveaway? You’ll want to hear this. They are giving away a whopping 25 grand! One lucky retailer will walk away from Market with an extra $25,000. All you have to do is stop by the Jovani showroom on the special occasion floor 10 for more details and to secure a raffle ticket.

The tickets are already piling up! It appears that hundreds have already stuffed the box with their hopefully “lucky” ticket.jovanigiveaway1

Don’t miss out on this very special, very big giveaway!


AmericasMart is not affiliated with Jovani or the giveaway.

Grab Great Goodies at Market!

GiveawayFabulous designs and lines await buyers at Atlanta Apparel this August, but that’s not all. Atlanta Apparel will be giving away swanky swag throughout the entire Market. Each designated location wll have a great giveaway and something to take home to remember the August Market and Atlanta Apparel.

Don’t miss these giveaways:

  • Light It Up! Lipgloss Giveaway, Thursday, August 26 at 4 p.m. on Floor 10:
    Stop by for a very special lighted lip gloss.

TOTEally Fabulous, Sunday, August 29 at 2 p.m. on Floor 5:
Pick up a coupon at registration and redeem it for a complimentary Atlanta Apparel tote.
Hurry they’ll go fast!

For more details on all of the events throughout market click here.

Atlanta Apparel has it All for You

IMG_9998It’s not just the product that grabs the attention of buyers at Market, it’s the entire experience. From fashion shows to education to fabulous free perks, it’s all here for you, all Market along.

Here’s a glance at what’s all yours during Market:

Check out THE LOUNGE in the Floor 2 Atrium.
Complimentary coffee 8:30 a.m.
Plus, it’s where all the fashion shows are staged and key seminars and events.

Free Parking
Enjoy free parking in the 260/270 Spring Street Parking Lot.
Saturday, August 28, and Sunday August 29.

Lunch Coupons
Pick up a $7 off lunch coupon at Registration.

Free Cocktails & Hors D’oeuvres
Free Educational Seminars
Free Giveaways

Check out the website for a full list of events, and be sure to pick up an Apparel Guide upon arrival for more details.

Events and Seminars Offered Throughout June Market

Events_Seminars1Not only is June Market filled with fashion and fun, but Atlanta Apparel is offering educational advancement through retail seminars presented by business practitioners for apparel buyers who want to enhance their business and increase sales. The seminars offered during June Market are the following:
Retailer’s Survival Kit Breakfast Seminar: Managing Budgets, Cash Flow and Inventory
A group of Retailers from Southeast,will share their personal tips and experience to the seminar to enhance buyers. This will be a panel discussion and open-topic Q /A seminar discussing what you really need-to-know about maintaining budget, watching cash flow and controlling inventory. June 11, 9 a.m. – 10 a.m., Building 3, Floor 8, Buyer’s Lounge Room 8-E-316.

The Rights of Retailing
Presented by T.J. Reid, editor of Fashion Advantage, will help you define the five rights for running a successful business. The five “P” words Place, Product, People, Price and Presentation, will each be defined. Attendees will each receive a free copy of T.J.’s book, “What Mother Never Told Ya About Retail.” Coffee, Doughnuts and Door prizes will be offered. June 12, 9 a.m. – 10 a.m., Building 3, Floor 8, Buyer’s Lounge Room 8-E-316.

Other events you won’t want to miss out on throughout Market include The Daily Strut fashion shows in Floor 2 in THE LOUNGE, TOTEally Fabulous tote giveaway for buyers on Floor 3, a wine & beer cart—only if you can catch it! And, don’t forget about the complimentary cocktail reception at 6 p.m. preceding the Style Runway fashion show on June 11 at 6:30 p.m.!

More information on events and seminars during the June Market can be found here.

Winners Whisk Away Mustang


Thomas and Ethel Smawley with Penny Eskew from Jovani by their new mustang

During the August Atlanta Apparel Market, Jovani gave away a FREE Ford mustang to one lucky retailer. All retailers had the chance to enter by stopping by the Jovani showroom on the Special Occasion floor 10 during Market. On Sunday evening at a cocktail party in the showroom, the winner was drawn and announced. Thomas and Ethel Smawley of The Encounter, headquartered in Kingsport, TN, were the lucky winners. The Smawleys have been in the apparel business for more than three decades and have been coming to Atlanta for Market for 34 years. Ethel told AmericasMart that this was the first time they had ever won anything. The couple drove away their hot red Ford Mustang today…heading back to Tennessee in style!mustang

Know What’s Happening At Market

party1_150If you’re here at Market and need to know exactly what’s going on when, link here or check out the Atlanta Apparel guide which can be picked up at registration.

Events include:
Daily fashion shows
Style Runway fashion show
and more! Check them out!