THE ATLANTA WOMEN’S & CHILDREN’S APPAREL AND ACCESSORIES MARKET, AMERICASMART, APRIL 11-15, 2002
Thursday, April 11, 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
Many permanent showrooms are open Tuesday, April 16.
Please call for appointments.
Thursday, April 11
8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.: Accessories Walk of Fame. The Atlanta Fashion Accessories & Fine Jewelry Center showcases the hottest accessories looks for the season in this walkway exhibition on apparel floor 11.
6-8 p.m.: Wine and Dine Retailer Networking Dinner: Cosponsored by AmericasMart and WWD. Panel discussion/dinner on how to run a successful retail business in a challenging economy. Seminar Room, Suite 8W358; call Megan at 404-220-2132 for reservations.
Friday, April 12
8:30-9 a.m.: New Buyer Orientation With Executive Director of Mart Relations Milt Crane. Buyers’ Lounge, Suite 12N103B.
9-10 a.m.: How has customer service changed? Featuring retail expert T.J. Reid. Seminar Room, Suite 8W358.
8:30-11a.m.: Buyer Breakfast: Complimentary continental breakfast served in the Premiere Cafe & Lounge, Northwest Quadrant, fifth floor.
11 a.m.-2 p.m.: AmericasMart Premiere Lunch: Pick up lunch coupon when registering for market on floor 2. Redeem coupon between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Friday through Sunday. Northwest Quadrant, fifth floor.
6:30-7:30 p.m.: Visions: Apparel/Accessories Fashion Show. No-host cocktails will be served. Grand Atrium Theatre, second floor.
Saturday, April 13
8:30-10:30 a.m.: Tricks of the Trade: Featuring retail expert T.J. Reid
8:30-11 a.m.: Buyer Breakfast. Floor 10, Northwest Quadrant.
Noon-1 p.m.: Fall 2002: Women’s Apparel/Accessories Trends Seminar featuring Gregor Simmons. Seminar Room, Suite 8W358.
5:30-8 p.m.: Monte Carlo Accessories Grand Prix at the Atlanta Fashion Accessories & Fine Jewelry Center. Shop and use purchase orders from any fashion accessories and fine jewelry showroom, between 6 and 8 p.m. on Saturday, and earn bonus “mart money” to be used to enter the raffles in Le Grande Casino. Floors six, seven and eight.