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Summer 2024 Market Pros Share Atlanta Market Trends and Insights

ATLANTA, GA – June 19, 2024 – Five "Market Pros" – leading industry designers and tastemakers – will share their favorite finds and market highlights in a series of social media takeovers during Atlanta Market, July 16-22, 2024, at AmericasMart Atlanta. 

Market Pros plays a valuable role in ensuring that our buyers are aware of the best Atlanta Market has to offer,” said Karen Olson, ANDMORE executive vice president, chief marketing officer. “By leveraging the trust and reach of these influencers, we seamlessly connect buyers with the new and now and spotlight products that truly resonate." 

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Market Pros for the Summer 2024 Atlanta Market are: 

Steph Bechard is a digital strategist at Crystal Media with more than 8 years of experience in building communities online and skyrocketing engagement for small business owners. Bechard is recognized as a top-rated speaker for her energetic and impactful sessions on marketing small businesses and instilling confidence in attendees to leverage digital marketing for store growth through social media. @crystalmediaco  

Theresa Butler is the founder of Theresa Butler Interiors, a premier Atlanta-based interior design firm known for blending traditional elegance with modern flair, infusing each space with a touch of whimsy. Butler’s interiors are meticulously curated to meet the practical needs of her clients. Before fully immersing herself in interior design in 2020, Butler worked as a nurse anesthetist for over a decade. The pandemic ignited her desire to change careers and return to doing more of what she loves – interior design. @theresabutlerinteriors  

Tricia Hunt is the owner of Millstone Nursery in Germantown, TN. As a young girl, Hunt watched her mother, a landscape designer, work. Creating beautiful spaces in the world of plants and flowers inspired Hunt to buy Millstone Nursery in 2008. More than two decades later, her Southern-instilled, attentive customer service continues to grow—along with Millstone’s inimitable selection of high-quality plants, perennials, annuals, garden planters, gardening tools, décor and much more. @millstonenursery  

Ramon Valdez is a Christmas design expert, floral designer and YouTube personality. His design career started as a buyer and merchandiser for various floral and retail stores in the Midwest. On his first buying trip to Atlanta Market, Valdez fell in love with the Christmas design world and immediately found his calling. An inspired Valdez created the YouTube channel, "Ramon at Home," to share his experiences, finds and knowledge. @ramon_at_home  

Karen Wolf is the principal and owner of the nationally-recognized k+co LIVING. Wolf is known for her signature "modern elegance” style, which speaks to livable luxury, balanced color usage, clean lines and layered spaces. Prioritizing her clients’ input and preferred aesthetics, Wolf leads her team of talented women to create upscale residential spaces that speak authentically to her clients’ one-of-a-kind lifestyles and interests. @kandcoliving  

 

(NOTE: Market Pros headshots and bios are available via this link: https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fo/penynqlcxwx29tmcx5j0x/AIKoBjBZXMGV-5QkqDXhPyw?rlkey=k4fh6zv2awbi3xsgbs677xwte&st=tuwk30qk&dl=0.) 

 

The Summer 2024 Market Pros will take over the @AmericasMartATL Instagram account and Facebook page, Wednesday, July 17 – Sunday, July 21, 2024. More information on these tastemakers, as well as their tips for a successful market can be found at AtlantaMarket.com/Market-Pros 

Atlanta Market is a dynamic and immersive wholesale sourcing destination housing the nation's largest product mix for gift complemented by a broad selection of home décor, furnishings, apparel and the nation’s largest outdoor living presentation. It features three buildings with 51 floors of showrooms and temporary exhibits with thousands of brands that attract retailers and designers from every U.S. state and more than 60 countries. The Summer 2024 Atlanta Market runs July 16-22, at AmericasMart Atlanta. For information, visit AtlantaMarket.com.   

About ANDMORE: ANDMORE℠, formerly International Market Centers, is an omnichannel wholesale marketmaker that fuels opportunities for wholesale buyers and sellers to connect, grow and prosper through physical markets, design centers and digital channels. The company owns and operates more than 20 million square feet of premium event and showroom space, hosting live events in Atlanta, High Point, N.C., Las Vegas and New York City. By pairing face-to-face events with always-on digital tools, ANDMORE provides truly omnichannel business platforms for its global wholesale customer base. ANDMORE.com   

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Media Contacts:      

Morgan Ford, 412.877.0576 or mford@andmore.com     

Cathy Steel, 203.340.9251 or cathysteel@cathysteelassociates.com     

 

 

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