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IMC Market Wednesday Highlights New Open Year Round Casual Offerings at AmericasMart Atlanta


ATLANTA – April 3, 2023 – International Market Centers’ (IMC) next Market Wednesday, April 5, will highlight casual furnishings and outdoor living showrooms featured in AmericasMart Atlanta’s newest category through a special “Passport to Product” promotion.  Beginning in 2023, some 43 leading casual brands join AmericasMart Atlanta’s 350+ open year round showrooms.

“As we approach the summer months, April’s Market Wednesday is the perfect opportunity to showcase the breadth and depth of the new open year round casual, outdoor furnishing offerings at AmericasMart,” said Dorothy Belshaw, IMC executive vice president, chief growth officer. “With the addition of outdoor offerings to our Open Year Round showrooms, AmericasMart now offers buyers easy access to the best in home décor, gift, apparel, accessories, fine jewelry and casual categories.”

The April “Passport to Product” promotion will showcase 16 of AmericasMart Atlanta’s new casual brands.  To participate, attendees check-in at the International Casual Furnishings Association (ICFA) lounge in Building 1, Floor 2 and receive a “passport” which will be by participating showrooms as they tour the floors. There will be amenities throughout the building during the day, and at the end of the day, participating buyers will be entered in a raffle to win prizes including: thermal wine glasses from Polywood, Woodard products, two custom outdoor pillows, three metal bistro chairs and more.

Brands participating in the “Passport to Product” promotion are: Barlow Tyrie (British teakwood outdoor furniture); Gensun Casual (outdoor furniture); Homecrest Outdoor Living (outdoor furniture and fire tables); Inspired Visions by Peak Season (patio furniture and outdoor pillows and cushions); Jensen Outdoor (sustainable wood outdoor furniture); Kettler Life Outdoor Living (high-end, modern outdoor furniture); MoDe Patio Living (outdoor furniture); Outdura by Sattler (acrylic fabrics woven in the USA); O.W. Lee Company (handcrafted outdoor furniture); POLYWOOD (outdoor furniture made from recycled plastic materials); Ratana (outdoor home furnishings and accessories); Seaside Casual (casual furniture & lighting that provides sustainable outdoor living); Summer Classics (modern outdoor furniture); Telescope (wicker, aluminum and resin outdoor furniture); Three Birds Casual (teak outdoor furniture); and Woodard (luxury outdoor furniture).

Buyers interested in taking part in “Passport to Product” can RSVP at

The Open Year Round home decor collection at AmericasMart features 180+ showrooms in Building 1, with 390+ lighting, accent furniture, rugs, wall décor, casual furniture and linens brands plus 100+ commercial design brands. The gift collection features more than 130 multi-line representative groups 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 Building 3, Floor 13 are open every day. The April Market Wednesday runs Wednesday, April 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at AmericasMart Atlanta.

The Open Year Round Designer Workspace, in Building 1, floor 15, offers signature events, in-person and virtual seminars, educational opportunities, designer concierge services, a resource library and guided tours throughout AmericasMart Atlanta. For more information, visit

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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