Andmore taps industry partnerships across summer 2024 markets

LAS VEGAS—Andmore will host nearly 20 buying groups and trade associations for shopping, networking, and education at its Atlanta Market (July 16-22, 2024, at AmericasMart Atlanta) and Las Vegas Market (July 28 – August 1, 2024, at World Market Center Las Vegas). Industry partners will provide onsite activities for member organizations.

Atlanta Market hosts industry partners

The Atlanta Market will welcome 14 buying groups and trade association partners to the July event. These partners will provide education, member-only events, and product discovery throughout the Market. Confirmed partners are:

  • American Specialty Toy Retailing Association (ASTRA)
  • Association of Golf Merchandisers (AGM)
  • Brixy
  • Christian Retail Association (CRA)
  • CRAFT Retailers & Artists for Tomorrow (CRAFT)
  • Fair Trade Federation (FTF)
  • GC Buying Group
  • HTI Buying Group
  • Independent College Bookstore Association (ICBA)
  • MAI Retailers
  • Munce Group
  • Museum Store Association (MSA)
  • Southwest Buying Group (SWBG)
  • The Good Toy Group (TGTG)

The Andmore VIP Roundtable will bring together retailers from various groups to discuss industry trends.

“ICBA is committed to helping our member stores gain access to key brands and helping exhibitors understand the collegiate retail industry,” said Jon Bibo, ICBA CEO. “Attending both Andmore summer Markets with our ICBA buyers allows us to support them as they prepare, shop, and buy products for their campus stores.”

Vegas Market brings industry partners to West Coast buyers

The Las Vegas Market will host eight member-based industry organizations this summer.

The Association of Golf Merchandisers will make its debut at the Las Vegas Market in July, with CEO Jennifer Morton providing golf merchandising insights as part of the Summer 2024 Market Pros.

“It is important for me to attend Andmore markets,” said Jennifer Morton. “I want to ensure I make it to Las Vegas Market to stay updated on trends and spend a full day shopping the temporaries.”

Returning partners in July, offering member-only events, retail tours, and product displays, include:

  • American Specialty Toy Retailing Association (ASTRA)
  • Fair Trade Federation (FTF)
  • Independent College Bookstore Association (ICBA)
  • International Association of Home Staging Professionals (IAHSP)
  • Museum Store Association (MSA)
  • Pacific Furniture Dealers
  • Spa Industry Association (SIA)

“Andmore eagerly welcomes returning industry partners at the upcoming Atlanta and Las Vegas Markets,” said Karen Olson, Andmore executive vice president and chief marketing officer.

“These collaborative initiatives offer a unique chance for both members and non-members to engage directly with influential industry organizations and buying groups. Market week promises to be a hub of product sourcing, peer recommendations and community support, all conveniently consolidated under one roof,” Olsen added.

See also:

  • Andmore opens voting for Atlanta Market Snapshot People’s Choice
  • Andmore president garners Industry Achievement award at REA event

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