Including to the joy 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’ circumstances, we’re delighted to renew the dwell schooling, networking and business celebrations which are a trademark of the market expertise,” mentioned Dorothy Belshaw, IMC govt vice chairman, chief advertising and marketing and buyer officer. “We are going to have fun business reconnection in Atlanta Market model with a gap night time get together, every day networking occasions and the relaunch of our one-of-a-kind Demonstration Kitchen. We additionally will introduce a brand new collection of free purchaser facilities to handle present market transportation wants.”
Kick-Off Get together and Demonstration Kitchen Reopening
The Market Kick-Off Get together on Wednesday, July 14 presents a long-awaited alternative for the business to assemble once more. Open to all market attendees, the Kick-Off get together will characteristic leisure and complimentary mild bites and drinks starting at 3 p.m. within the Constructing 3, Ground 2 atrium. The celebration continues Thursday via Saturday with free every day blissful hours from 3-5:30 p.m. within the atrium.
Atlanta Market’s fashionable Demonstration Kitchen in Constructing 2, Ground 8 reopens with a dwell demonstration and ebook signing by tastemaker and creator Danny Web optimization, writer and co-principal of Rue journal and editor-in-chief of Naturally, Danny Web optimization, 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 collection of movies that includes all-star Atlanta chef, restaurateur and “High Chef” fan favourite Kevin Gillespie making 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, Ground 2; a vignette of Market Snapshot finalists in Constructing 1, Ground 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 on the market 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 consumers’ lounges return, with sponsorship by Juniper, IMC’s new absolutely built-in omnichannel B2B e-commerce platform launching this 12 months. Patrons can use the lounges, positioned in Constructing 1, Ground 6 and Constructing 2, Ground 8, for conferences, networking and taking a break from market. Within the lounges, consumers can study extra concerning 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 Avenue in entrance of Constructing 1. The expanded pedestrian area extends the sidewalk for 3 blocks in entrance of AmericasMart to create extra alternatives to assemble and journey on foot to close by motels, eating places, retailers and points of interest. The artwork set up is a chalk artwork avenue 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 indicate attendees how a lot we worth them and the way excited we’re to see them once more in individual,” added Belshaw.