Tag Archives: Atlanta International Area Rug Market

Kaleen, Oriental Weavers, Momeni Among Winners at Atlanta Rug Awards

Oriental Weavers

ATLANTA-The America’s Magnificent Carpet Awards were held last Friday, during the Atlanta International Area Rug Market. This annual event recognizes excellence in the industry. In the handknotted/flatweave categories, Michaelian & Kohlberg won two awards: one in the $0-30 per square foot category for its design KK4-Horizon, and the other in the $50.01-100.00 per square footMore »

Last updated: January 13, 2015

Atlanta Rug Market: Day One

Surya’s introductions included Idina, which has digitally printed designs.

ATLANTA-While it was bitter cold outside, it was hot inside at AmericasMart here, as the newest rug designs embraced color and quality and showcased new constructions. In addition, new showrooms and partnerships and licensees added to the market excitement. After decades on Floor 6, Capel unveiled its new showroom on Floor 3, in space 3-C-15.More »

Last updated: January 8, 2015

Atlanta Rug Market Opens


ATLANTA-The Atlanta International Area Rug Market opened today, kicking off the new year with thousands of area rug introductions. In addition, many companies are celebrating expanded or new showrooms, anniversaries—or the market in general. First-time AmericasMart exhibitor Devgiri debuts with the largest new showroom this market—12,000 square feet—in space 5-A-1. Capel Rugs has relocated itsMore »

Last updated: January 7, 2015

Rug Ready in Atlanta


ATLANTA—At the Atlanta International Area Rug Market, which opens tomorrow, there will be many opportunities to network, learn and socialize—along with viewing introductions. Here are a few of the events taking place at the market (all in AmericasMart’s Building 1 unless otherwise noted). Wednesday, Jan. 7 9 a.m.-5 p.m.: Museum of Introductions (MOI) Gallery willMore »

Last updated: January 6, 2015

Couristan Expands, Renovates Showroom in Atlanta


Fort Lee, N.J.-Rug manufacturer Couristan has upgraded and expanded its showroom in the AmericasMart building in Atlanta, adding 1,400 square feet of space to its location on the Floor 6 of Building 1, 6-D-11. It will debut to the market at the Atlanta International Area Rug Market next month. Couristan will celebrate the new spaceMore »

Last updated: December 11, 2014

Trade Show Preview: What’s on Tap for Atlanta this January

Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market

ATLANTA—For many in the industry, 2015 kicks off here, at the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market (Jan. 6-13) and the Atlanta International Area Rug Market (Jan. 7-10). Among the highlights is the debut of Floor 15 in AmericasMart’s Building 1, a new Home & Design collection that adds more than 100,000 square feetMore »

Last updated: December 2, 2014

AmericasMart Now Accepting AMCA Applications

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ATLANTA–AmericasMart is now accepting submissions for the 2015 America’s Magnificent Carpets Awards, which will take place during the Atlanta International Area Rug Market. The deadline for online submissions is Thursday, Dec. 25. The actual rugs must be delivered to AmericasMart by Monday, Dec. 29. The categories are: handhooked/handtufted, handknotted/flatweave, machine made, outdoor and licensee. ApplicationsMore »

Last updated: November 18, 2014

Atlanta Markets to Offer Lead Retrieval Devices


ATLANTA–AmericasMart Atlanta has enhanced its market technology services to include new lead retrieval devices, allowing its permanent and temporary exhibitors the ability to track and optimize their at-market buyer traffic. Powered by Expo Logic, the lead retrieval devices will offer quick badge scanning, easy lead qualifying and note taking and organized follow up, and willMore »

Last updated: November 18, 2014