AmericasMart and ADAC Team Up to Introduce Two-Site Design Destination in September


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ATLANTE – August 4, 2022 – AmericasMart Atlanta and the Atlanta Decorative Arts Center (ADAC) are collaborating for the fourth consecutive year to create the premier design destination at two locations in the Southeast, September 19-22. The two design-focused markets will offer premium product selections from leading home decor, lifestyle, furniture and rug brands between Fall Market at AmericasMart, September 19-21, and DISCOVER ADAC at ADAC , from September 20 to 22.

“Together, AmericasMart and ADAC are creating a design destination offering a comprehensive set of resources, networking and education that makes it easy for retailers to find the product they need,” said Bob Maricich, CEO of International Market Centers. . “Between the two locations, Atlanta will be the top design trend in September.”

All traders registered for Fall Market and DISCOVER ADAC will have access to ADAC’s more than 65 high-design home decor, lifestyle and furniture showrooms in Buckhead and more than 400 showrooms open all year. AmericasMart’s year displaying nearly 2,000 home decor, lifestyle, gift and apparel lines in Downtown Atlanta. To facilitate travel between the two sites, IMC will provide a free hourly shuttle between the two campuses on overlapping market days, Tuesday September 20 and Wednesday September 21.

Beyond the exhibits, attendees of the Fall Market and DISCOVER ADAC can be inspired by the unique “Behind the Windows” vignettes installed in both design locations. The two coordinating vignettes, which will be marketed and curated by Atlanta’s leading interior designer, Lia Shin from C+H Interiors, will showcase the exclusive and complimentary design resources available at both campuses.

As an added benefit, attendees will have access to seminars and networking events with some of the design industry’s top leaders. A complete calendar of sessions will be available in the coming weeks on and

“What I love about our partnership with AmericasMart is that we’ve become a fall design destination for the Southeast,” said Katie Miner, ADAC’s chief executive. “It’s a wonderful time for designers to shop across both campuses and for design enthusiasts to have access to events, designers and more during this week. We are a single resource between the two campuses to find everything. If you’re into design, this is THE time to head to Atlanta.

The fall market takes place from September 19 to 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The three-day buying, education and networking event for designers and retailers brings those in the design industry to a central Southeast location to learn about design in Lunch & Learn sessions and events in the new state-of-the-art designer workspace, while shopping for the biggest trends to come. Merchandise is showcased in AmericasMart’s year-round design center, as well as additional showrooms for home, gifts, seasons and rug collections in a marketplace open only to designers and retailers. For more information, visit

Once a year, DISCOVER ADAC connects a national audience of design authorities, enthusiasts and media to explore new perspectives and the future of the creative world. September 20-22, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Learn about the evolution of design with inspiring talks, book signings, product launches and more from design experts and luxury brands. Discover how groundbreaking companies and style purveyors are reinterpreting the essentials of luxury as we enter a new era of design. Registration opens August 9. Join the @adacatlanta conversation with #DISCOVERADAC. The ADAC is open daily to traders and consumers – visit the website to schedule a visit. For more information, visit

About ADAC: ADAC is a nationally recognized and community-driven leader in the world of interior design and fashion for the home, serving as the go-to resource for interior designers, architects and builders for over 60 years old. In 2018, ADAC was acquired by International Market Centers (IMC) and parent company Blackstone, the world’s largest operator of prime exhibition space for the furniture, home decor and giftware industries. The ADAC campus consists of over 65 showrooms on over 550,000 square feet offering the industry’s best product lines including furniture, fabrics, rugs, lighting, accessories, floor and wall coverings, antiques, fine art and framing, kitchens, bathrooms, tiles and stone. , and home theater products. Likewise, ADAC’s extensive services include custom designs such as framing, electronics, faux finishes and draperies. To learn more, visit follow on facebook twitterand instagram.

About International Market Centers: The International Market Centers (IMCs) serve as a center of commerce for the furniture, gift, home decor and apparel wholesale industries. With over 20 million square feet of premium wholesale exhibit space in High Point, North Carolina, Las Vegas and Atlanta, IMC has over 60 years of relationships and experience creating scalable business platforms for wholesale. With the launch of Juniper, a fully integrated omni-channel B2B commerce solution and multi-line B2B e-commerce marketplace enabling buyers and sellers to better manage and grow their business across marketplaces and throughout the year, IMC now provides the only omnichannel sales and marketing platform that connects physical and digital wholesale. For more information, visit


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