AmericasMart Atlanta will offer business-focused learning opportunities in its Education Center programming at The Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market July 8 to 15.
AmericasMart continues its partnership with the Oriental Rug Retailers of America (ORRA) at the Atlanta International Area Rug Market July 9 to 12 with a series of seminars for current rug retailers and buyers interested in exploring the product opportunities.
Buyers will benefit from specialized, retail-specific programming on topics such “Six Ways to Sell Gift Cards - Proven Strategies that Work” presented by the Georgia Retail Association and Florida Retail Federation, and “Retail by Design: A Blueprint to Store Event Success” and “Retail by Design: A Blueprint to Buying to Merchandise” presented by AmericasMart advisory board member Melissa Haberstroh, president of Burlap Horse LP. AmericasMart and burton+Burton will host a breakfast discussion about merchandising for a hospital gift shops at the “Breakfast with The Burtons” special event.
Haberstroh will also cater to the other side of the Market experience with a seminar geared toward exhibitors: “How to Think Like a Retailer – And Sell Them Better.”
Exhibitors and buyers alike will benefit from a series of four seminars by social media professional Tucker Berta. Berta will share tips for launching a social media campaign in her seminar “Your Social Debut: Introduction to the Basics of Social Media Marketing for Business.” She will coach more advanced users in “Stepping Up Social: Strategies for Social Media Marketing for Business.” Both seminars are offered twice during the Market.
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