Atlanta Women’s & Children’s
This story first appeared in the October 2, 2002 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.
Apparel/Accessories Market AmericasMart Thursday, Oct. 17 to Monday, Oct. 21, 2002
8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. daily: Many permanent showrooms are open Tuesday, Oct. 22. Call for appointments.
The Atlanta Fashion Accessories & Fine Jewelry Center featuring Immediate Apparel, Accessories and Jewelry Resources (Floors 6, 7 and 8) will remain open until 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19.
THURSDAY, OCT. 17
8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.: “Accessories Walk of Fame” featuring a showcase of accessories looks for the season in a walkway exhibition. Atlanta Fashion Accessories and Fine Jewelry Center, elevator lobby, 9th floor.
6:30-7:30 p.m.: Runway 2002 fashion show featuring The Montreal Collections. Co-sponsored by AmericasMart and Atlanta’s Québec Trade Office. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres. Grand Atrium Theatre, 2nd floor.
FRIDAY, OCT. 18
8:30-9 a.m.: New Buyer Orientation with executive director of mart relations Milt Crane. Complimentary continental breakfast. Buyers’ Lounge, Suite 12N103B.
9-11 a.m.: Buyer Breakfast featuring the swimwear market. Fourth floor, Northwest Quadrant.
9-10 a.m.: Open-to-buy seminar featuring retail industry expert Rick Segel. Complimentary continental breakfast. Seminar Room, Suite 8W358.
9-11 a.m.: Buyer Breakfast. 5th floor, NW Quadrant.
11 a.m.-2 p.m.: Buyer Lunch. Redeem your coupon for a complimentary lunch between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Fifth floor, NW Quadrant.
2-4 p.m.: Cappuccino Bar. Complimentary cappuccino, 5th floor, NW Quadrant.
6:30 p.m.: Seventh Annual DIVA Fashion Awards. “Out of This World Fashions” Fashion Show. Complimentary champagne reception and light hors d’oeuvres. Grand Atrium Theatre, 2nd floor.
SATURDAY, OCT. 19
9-10 a.m.: Open-to-buy seminar featuring retail Industry Expert Rick Segel. Complimentary continental breakfast. Seminar Room, Suite 8W358.
6-8 p.m.: “Order ‘Til Eight,” at the Atlanta Fashion Accessories & Fine Jewelry Center. Complimentary wine and light hors d’oeuvres. Floors 6, 7 and 8.
6:30-7:30 p.m.: Visions Fashion Show featuring Guest Designer Elie Tahari. No-host cocktails, Grand Atrium Theatre, 2nd floor.
SUNDAY, OCT. 20
9-11 a.m.: Enjoy complimentary coffee and pastries. Exhibition Hall, 1st floor.