MARKET CALENDAR
THE ATLANTA WOMEN’S AND CHILDREN’S APPAREL/ACCESSORIES MARKET, AMERICASMART, OCT. 18-22, 2001

Showroom Hours:
Thursday, Oct.18, 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
Many permanent showrooms are open Tuesday, Oct. 23. Please call for appointments.

THURSDAY, OCT. 18
9 a.m.-6 p.m.: Philosophy: The AmericasMart Concept Store, suite 8W362.
6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.: Runway 2001: Featuring The Montreal Collections. Grand Atrium Theatre, third floor.

FRIDAY, OCT. 19
8:30-9:30 a.m.: New buyer orientation with executive director of mart relations Milt Crane. Buyer’s Lounge, 8E316.
9-11a.m.: Swimwear Market. Complimentary continental breakfast. Stairwell Lobby, third floor.
9-10a.m.: Buyer Seminar featuring retail analyst T.J. Reid. Seminar Room, suite 8W358.
11-11:30 a.m.: “The Buyer and AmericasMart.com.” Let the AmericasMart.com team show you how to take full advantage of the mart’s Web site. Complimentary coffee. Buyer’s Lounge, suite 12N103B.
7-11 p.m.: Sixth Annual DIVA Fashion Awards Gala — Bacchanalia: A Celebration of the Senses. Seating is limited; please contact Megan Herr at 404-220-2132 for reservations. Atlanta Hyatt Regency Ballroom, Hyatt Regency downtown. Tables of 10 are $925; individual tickets are $100 each. Tickets include champagne reception, sit-down dinner, awards ceremony and fashion show.

SATURDAY, OCT. 20
8:30-10 a.m.: Buyer Seminar: Merchandising Magic with retail analyst T.J. Reid. Seminar Room, suite 8W358.
2-3 p.m.: “Our Philosophy: The Art of Visual Display.” Learn cost-effective merchandising ideas. Suite 8W362. Repeated on Sunday at 2p.m.
6:30-7:30 p.m.: Runway 2001 featuring guest designer Kimora Lee Simmons of Baby Phat. Fashion director Kaye Davis highlights the key fashion trends. No-host cocktails, Grand Atrium Theatre, 2nd floor.
6-8 p.m.: “Order ‘Til Eight” at the Atlanta Fashion Accessories & Fine Jewelry Center featuring immediate apparel, accessories and jewelry resources. floors six, seven and eight.

SUNDAY, OCT. 21
Noon: Visions: Spring 2002 AmericasMart with fashion director Kaye Davis. Box lunch available for $10; complimentary beverages will be served. Seminar Room, suite 8W358.