Special Events Highlight of Summer Rug Market

Atlanta, GA, June 12, 2014 -- AmericasMart said it will present a long and diverse slate of special events at The Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market July 8-15.
HGTV stars, creative leaders and design professional bring their unique points-of-view to Building 1 with a series of events.

Among them, Brian Patrick Flynn of Flynnside Out Productions presents “What Is That Designer Doing With That Rug?” as well as “Real and Artificial: The Best of Both Worlds.”

Matt Wood, creative director of Winward International, showcases classic styling of the line’s trademark blue and white accessories.

John Gidding, host of HGTV’s “Curb Appeal: The Block” shares his most popular client requests for indoor and outdoor design.

Christiane Lemieux, founder and creative director of Dwell Studio, teaches how to incorporate brand elements and signature looks in design projects.

The Demonstration Kitchen will feature cooking classes lead by stars of the local and national culinary community.
AmericasMart also presents business-building classes. In an info-packed presentation designed specifically for AmericasMart exhibitors and buyers, Lisa Orrell, The Generations Relations & Leadership Expert, gives insight on how to more effectively sell to the “new” generation of consumers: the Millennials.”