March 12, 2020… In light of the new developments with coronavirus (COVID-19) and an overall focus on health and safety, International Market Centers (IMC) today announced adjustments to its spring market calendar.
“The situation with COVID-19 has been evolving daily and we have been navigating business decisions based on concerns about the health and safety of our customers and employees, as well as the overall well-being of our industries,” said Bob Maricich, CEO of IMC. “While we had hoped to host all of our upcoming markets on their original dates, we are taking action to postpone the events in order to mitigate any issues related to this virus.”
VOW | New World of Bridal® - POSTPONED
Originally scheduled March 24-26 in Atlanta, VOW | New World of Bridal is postponed. We are exploring the best timeframe that addresses the needs of our exhibitors while ensuring a safe and secure environment.
April Atlanta Apparel Market - CANCELLED
Originally scheduled April 14-18, Atlanta April Apparel Market is cancelled. The June Atlanta Apparel Market will take place on June 10-13, 2020 and will subsume this cancelled market.
Spring High Point Market - POSTPONED
The High Point Market Authority announced today the postponement of the Spring High Point Market (originally scheduled for April 25-29) until early June should conditions improve.
Atlanta Spring Cash & Carry - POSTPONED
IMC is exploring opportunities to provide an alternative date during the summer months for the Atlanta Spring Cash & Carry, originally scheduled for May 5-7.
“We hope that this pause in our market schedules will ensure the safety and allow for normalcy to return to our industries,” Maricich added. “In the meantime, IMC_di, our newly formed digital innovation division, is exploring digital solutions to help our customers stay in contact while the physical market schedules are in flux. While we prepare for these new dates, we will continue to update our website (imcenters.com) so that we can continually provide any additional new information to all of our customers and clients.”
About International Market Centers: International Market Centers (IMC) is the world’s largest operator of premier showroom space for furniture, gift, home décor, rug, and apparel industries. International Market Centers owns and operates nearly 20 million square feet of world-class exhibition space in High Point, N.C., Las Vegas and Atlanta. IMC’s mission is to build and operate an innovative, sustainable, profitable and scalable platform for the furniture, gift, home décor, rug, and apparel industries. For more information on IMC, visit http://imcenters.com/
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