Including to the thrill surrounding the summer season Atlanta Market, Worldwide Market Facilities (IMC) has detailed the return of in-person occasions and celebrations with a schedule of business events, culinary demonstrations and expanded facilities set for the July 13-19 staging at AmericasMart Atlanta.
“With market attendance and exercise returning to extra ‘regular’ situations, we’re delighted to renew the stay schooling, networking and business celebrations which can be a trademark of the market expertise,” stated Dorothy Belshaw, IMC govt vice chairman, chief advertising and buyer officer. “We are going to have fun business reconnection in Atlanta Market fashion with a gap evening celebration, day by day networking occasions and the relaunch of our one-of-a-kind Demonstration Kitchen. We additionally will introduce a brand new sequence of free purchaser facilities to deal with present market transportation wants.”
Kick-Off Celebration and Demonstration Kitchen Reopening
The Market Kick-Off Celebration on Wednesday, July 14 presents a long-awaited alternative for the business to collect once more. Open to all market attendees, the Kick-Off celebration will characteristic leisure and complimentary mild bites and drinks starting at 3 p.m. within the Constructing 3, Flooring 2 atrium. The celebration continues Thursday by Saturday with free day by day pleased hours from 3-5:30 p.m. within the atrium.
Atlanta Market’s in style Demonstration Kitchen in Constructing 2, Flooring 8 reopens with a stay demonstration and e-book signing by tastemaker and creator Danny Search engine marketing, writer and co-principal of Rue journal and editor-in-chief of Naturally, Danny Search engine marketing, who will put together a brand new dessert recipe from his Naturally Scrumptious Desserts cookbook on Thursday, July 15 at 11 a.m. Additionally enjoying within the Demonstration Kitchen are a sequence of movies that includes all-star Atlanta chef, restaurateur and “Prime Chef” fan favourite Kevin Gillespie getting ready his char sui pork dish and a basic mai tai cocktail.
Further in-person experiences embody at-market installations that includes a tribute to the 2021 Greeting Card Affiliation LOUIE Award finalists in Constructing 2, Flooring 2; a vignette of Market Snapshot finalists in Constructing 1, Flooring 1; and instagrammable moments all through Buildings 1, 2 and three.
A Welcoming Expertise from the Market and the Metropolis
A brand new free shuttle to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson Worldwide Airport and expanded free purchaser parking make it simpler for attendees to come back to and from market. The airport shuttle leaves AmericasMart from the brand new bus terminal at Constructing 1 each hour on the hour from 1- 7 p.m., July 14-17. Free purchaser parking is accessible near the AmericasMart campus within the Peachtree Heart Storage (0.2 miles from Constructing 1 at 161 Peachtree Heart Ave.) and American Most cancers Society Constructing (linked by bridge to Constructing 3 at 112 Baker St NW) July 13-19 on a first-come, first served foundation till full.
Atlanta Market’s patrons’ lounges return, with sponsorship by Juniper, IMC’s new totally built-in omnichannel B2B e-commerce platform launching this yr. Consumers can use the lounges, positioned in Constructing 1, Flooring 6 and Constructing 2, Flooring 8, for conferences, networking and taking a break from market. Within the lounges, patrons can study extra in regards to the Juniper platform, pre-register for the JuniperMarket and choose up branded swag gadgets.
Including to the market pleasure are expanded pedestrian areas and a brand new outside artwork exhibit deliberate for the long-lasting Peachtree Road in entrance of Constructing 1. The expanded pedestrian house extends the sidewalk for 3 blocks in entrance of AmericasMart to create extra alternatives to collect and journey on foot to close by inns, eating places, outlets and sights. The artwork set up is a chalk artwork road mural designed to have fun and welcome market attendees.
“Via our Atlanta NEXT bodily updates, we’re bettering the arrival expertise – from transportation and street-level into the constructing– in addition to the at-market expertise to point out attendees how a lot we worth them and the way excited we’re to see them once more in particular person,” added Belshaw.