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Educational Programming Extends Open Year Round Opportunities At Americasmart Atlanta

ATLANTA – May 22, 2023 – Business and trend education will enhance International Market Centers’ (IMC) Open Year Round resource offerings at AmericasMart Atlanta this spring, with a must-attend webinar discussing business boundaries on May 31, and a “Lunch & Learn” session on color trends during the next Market Wednesday on June 7.

“IMC is committed to maintaining and expanding our connection with retailers and designers by offering informative programming – both virtually and in-person – throughout the year,” said Dorothy Belshaw, IMC executive vice president, chief growth officer. “The coming educational sessions are a valuable extension of the extensive resources in gift, home and apparel that are open daily at AmericasMart Atlanta.”

A special webinar addressing “Boundaries: Setting Them, Holding Them, Loving Them” will be presented by renowned business coach Justine Clay on Wednesday, May 31, from 1-3 p.m. EST. Sponsored by Business of Home and AmericasMart Atlanta, this course will explore how to identify top priorities, define individual capacities, and provide a road map for weaving boundaries into every aspect of a business.

Justine Clay

Clay began her career in creative representation, launching her coaching business in 2010. Since then, she has been helping freelance creatives and entrepreneurs of all types build thriving careers. Clay teaches her clients how to position, market and profit from their individual expertise through one-on-one coaching, group programs, talks and workshops.

This workshop is free for interior designers and trade professionals. To register, visit:

IMC’s next Market Wednesday, on June 7, will feature an Atlanta’s 2023 Color Trends “Lunch & Learn” panel discussion, sponsored by Sherwin-Williams and Modern Luxury Interiors, 12-1 p.m. in Building 1, Floor 14, Seminar Space. Moderated by Jenna Muller, publisher at Modern Luxury Interiors Atlanta, this panel includes some of the most talented names in the design industry sharing their insights on the latest color directions: Ashley Hill, owner and principal designer, A SPACE Home + Design; Rachel Moeller, designer account executive, Sherwin-Williams; Sara Morris, principal interior designer, Morris Design Co.; and Calvin Watt, principal interior designer, The C’vion Company. To register, visit:

On Market Wednesday, free lunch will be available to all buyers. Free parking also will be provided in the Building 2 deck located at 230 Ted Turner Drive in downtown Atlanta.

AmericasMart Atlanta’s 400+ Open Year-Round showrooms present nearly 2,000 lines in home décor, gift and apparel. In Building 1, the home decor collection features 180+ showrooms, with 390+ lighting, accent furniture, rugs, wall décor, casual furniture and linens brands; 100+ commercial design brands; and 43 leading casual furnishings and outdoor furniture brands. The gift collection showcases more than 130 multi-line sales agencies and branded showrooms throughout Building 2 with gift, lifestyle, gourmet, tabletop, holiday / floral and outdoor living product. In apparel, 80+ Cash & Carry showrooms on Building 3, Floors 6 and 7 and some six children’s apparel showrooms on Floor 13 are open every day.

About International Market Centers: International Market Centers (IMC) serves as the center of commerce for the wholesale furniture, gift, home decor and apparel industries. IMC has more than 60 years of relationships and experience creating scalable business platforms for wholesale commerce. Our premium showroom spaces spanning more than 20 million square feet in High Point, N.C., Las Vegas and Atlanta, paired with our digital tools, connect the wholesale industries we serve.


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