AMERICASMART, ATLANTA’S WOMEN’S AND CHILDREN’S APPAREL AND ACCESSORIES MARKET, FEATURING THE SOUTHEASTERN SWIM AND RESORTWEAR SHOW, OCT. 26-30, 2000.
Market Days and Hours:
Thursday, Oct. 26, to Monday, Oct. 30, 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Many permanent showrooms are open Tuesday, Oct. 31.
THURSDAY, OCT. 26
9-11 a.m.: Smart Start Swimwear Breakfast. Stairwell Lobby, 3rd floor. Complimentary breakfast served.
6:30-7:30 p.m.: The Montreal Collections Runway Show, hosted by Atlanta’s Quebec Trade Office and Cirque du Soleil. Grand Atrium Theatre, 2nd floor.
FRIDAY, OCT. 27
8:30-9 a.m.: “Be Mart Smart: New Buyer Orientation,” with executive director of mart relations Milt Crane. Buyer’s Lounge, 12N103B. Complimentary breakfast served.
9:15-10:15 a.m.: “Developing Your Best Advertising Image,” with retail industry expert T.J. Reid. Seminar Room, suite 8W358. Complimentary coffee served.
11-11:30 a.m.: “Click Quick with AmericasMart.com.” Buyer’s Lounge, suite 12N103B. Complimentary coffee served.
12-1 p.m.: “Directions! Spring-summer 2001 Trend Forecast,” with mart fashion director Kaye Davis. Seminar Room, suite 8W358. Complimentary beverages and snacks served.
5-6 p.m.: “Good Ole Days,” grand reopening of the Atlanta Fashion Accessories and Fine Jewelry Center. floors 6, 7 and 8. Barbecue and beer served.
6-6:30 p.m.: “Up Close and Personal,” with model Emme and Dress For Success, an organization that provides business outfits for low-income women. Donate lightly worn or new suits and receive an autographed copy of Emme’s book “True Beauty.” Grand Atrium Theater, 2nd floor.
6:30-7:30 p.m.: Runway 2000: Style!/Design Avenue Fashion Show, featuring spring accessories and the new Emme collection. Grand Atrium Theater, 2nd floor.
SATURDAY, OCT. 28
8:30-10 a.m.: “The M & M Theories,” with retail industry expert T.J. Reid. Seminar Room, suite 8W358. Complimentary coffee served.
2-3 p.m.: “It’s Our Philosophy: The Art of Visual Display,” with Philosophy store merchandiser Jayne Meyer. Philosophy: The AmericasMart Concept Store, suite 8W127.
6-7 p.m.: Atlanta’s International Bridal Show and Reception sponsored by Precious Formals. Grand Atrium Theater, 2nd floor. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres.
7-11:30 p.m: DIVA 2000: A Night at the Copacabana. Marriott Marquis Hotel. For information and tickets, call Michelle or Keri at 404-220-2113.
SUNDAY, OCT. 29
8:30-10 a.m.: Bridal Seminar presented by the National Bridal Service. Seminar Room, suite 8W358. Complimentary breakfast served.
2-3 p.m.: “It’s Our Philosophy: The Art of Visual Display,” with Jayne Meyer. Suite 8W127.