AmericasMart plays “matchmaker” for companies that make American-made products, and the retailers that want to sell them

Posted by Anonymous on 01/18/2012

Last week, Alliance for American Manufacturing (AAM) Executive Director Scott Paul attended AmericasMart, one of the largest home furnishing trade shows in the world, held in Atlanta, Georgia.  As part of the unveiling of AmericasMart’s new Made in America segment, Paul moderated a panel titled “Made in America: All You Need to Know.”

AmericasMart featured the Made in America segment as part of this month’s Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market to help boost the U.S. economy and to introduce retailers to companies whose products are American-made:

“AmericasMart is determined to solve the sourcing dilemma and serve as a Matchmaker for companies making Made in America products and retailers who want to sell them. By coming to the January AmericasMart Market, retailers from all 50 states and more than 90 countries [were]  exposed to the products of at least 75 vendors – all of whom are ready to make sell their products and have them distributed to major department stores, regional stores as well as sole proprietary shops.”

Made in America exhibitors showcased a diverse collection of products, including folk art, frames, candles, pottery, furniture, decorative signs, glassware, tumblers, jewelry, textiles, garden art, wall décor, wind chimes, sculpture, fashion accessories, and much more.

Participating companies included:

•    Sarah Cavender Metalworks, Inc.
•    Bentley Plastics
•    White River Designs, LLC
•    All-Ett Billfolds Inc.
•    Sloggers
•    Tamara Hensick Design
•    Handcrafted Creations, Inc.
•    Beach Frames
•    Blackwater Folk Art
•    The Greenbriar
•    OKA b.
•    R. Wood Studio
•    Zaricor Originals
•    Milkhouse Candle Creamery
•    Patricia Locke Ltd
•    Fresh Wave / OMI Industries
•    Mpressions, Inc.
•    Sas-y Designs, LLC
•    Isabelle Glass
•    My Town Art
•    EcoSeaTile LLC
•    Lazy Hill Farm Designs
•    North Country Wind Bells, Inc.
•    Journals Unlimited, Inc.
•    Roeda Studio
•    Got Yo Gifts
•    CopperWorx
•    Rustic Creations, LLC
•    Meissenburg Designs
•    Artisan Weavers / Beljen Mills
•    Bootights
•    Mill Wood Art
•    Salem Collection/Salem Accents
•    Winchester Wood Works
•    USA Tealight
•    Sallye Ander Soaps
•    Jones' Rustic Sign Co.
•    Pose-Ez
•    Daydream LLC
•    Wendell August Forge
•    Bow Wow Home Decor
•    Creatively Yours
•    Rewined Candles
•    Crescent, Inc
•    Ribbit-Ribbit
•    Tejas decoArt
•    ThermoServ
•    Exotic Sands, Inc.
•    Naked Soy Candles Co.
•    180 Design
•    The Green Glass Company

Click here to learn more about the Made in America segment at AmericasMart.

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