Accessories Resource Team Announces Seminar Series: Charlotte, N.C.-based Accessories Resource Team (ART™), the association for the decorative accessory segment of the home furnishings industry, will host a mini-seminar series in three vendor showrooms, plus has 14 vendors participating in the ART Card Program during the July 2012 Atlanta Market.
Each mini-seminar is a short, 15-20 minute presentation designed to inspire and get the buyer right back to shopping:
Friday, July 13, 2012
- 10 am – SAT (Southern Accessories Today) showroom: Building 1, 12A2
“The Geography of Wall Décor” – Malanta Knowles, VP Marketing & Design. Would you like to know what the wall décor trends are in different regions and why? Stop by Paragon and hear Malanta’s expert analysis and insight plus how you can translate that into sales in your store. Co-sponsored by ART and SAT
- 2 pm – j. douglas showroom: Building 1, 13A1
“Emerging Trends in Textiles” - Beth Lacefield, Founder and Designer of Lacefield Designs. What’s coming up in the world of textiles and textile products? Beth Lacefield discusses trends in textile colors, textures, and how those things will impact design. Co-sponsored by ART and j. douglas
Saturday, July 14, 2012
- 2 pm – Global Views showroom: Building 1, 14C15
“Refreshing With Color” – Josh Jarboe, National Sales Manager, Global Views.
Josh Jarboe will guide participants through recognizing color trends, using color stories to build dramatic spaces, and freshen up existing vignettes. Colorful accessories are the jewels that design clients fall in love with, and they are the refreshing elements that sell the entire vignette in a retail space – the end results are happy clients and bigger sales! Co-sponsored by ART and Global Views
Atlanta – July 2012 ART Card Vendor Participants
The ART Card Program, launched in summer 2011, is exclusive to ART™ members. Annual membership to ART is open to retailers, manufacturers, reps, designers, and industry professionals at $250/year.
Archipelago - Bldg 2 – 1830 – Appleman Schauben – Additional 10% discount on orders placed at market.
Arteriors – Bldg 1 13A1 – j.douglas - With your order of $5,000 or more, you will receive a lamp from a special collection.
Classic Home and Villa Home Collection – Bldg 1 – 12D2 – 5% off your market order. This 5% can be applied to show promotions.
Flambeau Lighting – Bldg 1- 14A11 – 5% discount on non-sale items.
Foreside Home & Garden -Bldg 2 – 1801 – HomeStyle – 5% additional discount on orders placed at market.
GuildMaster – Bldg 1 – 13A1 – j. douglas – 10% off a minimum order of $2,000.
IMAX – Bldg 2 – 1100/1141 – 5% additional discount for ART members.
Jaipur – Bldg 1 – 3C15 - Free freight on all market orders of $1,000 or more.
Lazy Susan – Bldg 1 – 13A1 – j. douglas - Free freight on orders over $2,500.
Left Bank Art – Bldg 1 – 13D6 - On a $2,000 minimum order, get a $150 piece added to your order at no additional charge.
Loloi Rugs – Bldg 1 – 4C7 – $300 Amazon gift card with purchase of $5,000 or more – gift card will be sent 30 days after complete shipment. Order must be written at the Atlanta, Dallas, or Las Vegas market.
Paragon Picture – Bldg 1- 12A2 – SAT – With your $1,000 order, ART Card retailers will receive a free mirror – #8736 ($146 wholesale value).
Sterling Industries/DIMOND/Bailey Street – Bldg 1 – 12F9 – 5% additional discount off show specials.
The Uttermost Company – Bldg 1 – 12E2A – Free freight on orders over $1,000 for continental US ART retailers.