Adding to the excitement surrounding the summer Atlanta Market, International Market Centers (IMC) today announced the return of in-person events and celebrations with a schedule of industry parties, culinary demonstrations and expanded amenities set for the July 13-19, 2021 staging at AmericasMart Atlanta.
â€œWith market attendance and activity returning to more â€˜normalâ€™ conditions, we are delighted to
resume the live education, networking and industry celebrations that are a hallmark of the market experience,â€ said Dorothy Belshaw, IMC executive vice president, chief marketing and customer officer. â€œWe will celebrate industry reconnection in Atlanta Market style with an opening night party, daily networking events and the relaunch of our one-of-a-kind Demonstration Kitchen. We also will introduce a new series of free buyer amenities to address current market transportation needs.”
Kick-Off Party and Demonstration Kitchen Reopening
The Market Kick-Off Party on July 14 offers an opportunity for the industry to gather again. Open to all market attendees, the Kick-Off party will feature entertainment and complimentary light bites and drinks beginning at 3 p.m. in the Building 3, Floor 2 atrium. The celebration continues Thursday through Saturday with free daily happy hours from 3 p.m. â€“ 5:30 p.m. in the atrium.
Atlanta Marketâ€™s popular Demonstration Kitchen in Building 2, Floor 8 reopens with a live
demonstration and book signing by tastemaker and author Danny Seo on Thursday, July 15 at 11 a.m. Also playing in the Demonstration Kitchen are a series of videos featuring all-star Atlanta chef,
restaurateur and “Top Chef” fan favorite Kevin Gillespie.
Atlanta Marketâ€™s buyersâ€™ lounges return, with sponsorship by Juniper, IMCâ€™s new fully integrated omnichannel B2B e-commerce platform launching in 2021. Buyers can use the lounges for meetings, networking and taking a break from market.
For more information, visit AtlantaMarket.com.