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Five Influencers to Share Atlanta Market Finds

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Five home décor and lifestyle influencers – with a combined 300,000+ followers – will showcase favorite moments and finds from Atlanta Market in a new program launching at the Winter 2021 market. Kassina Folstad of St. Paul, MN (@hellonorden); Carla Hayden of Atlanta, GA (@itscarlabethany); Lori Paranjape of Nashville, TN (@mrsparanjape); Samantha Regan of Geneva, IL (@shiningondesign), and Nina Williams of Waukee, IA (@ninawilliamsblog) will cover the January 12-19, 2021 buying event, using the hashtag #ATLMKT2021 to share their experiences.

“The #ATLMKT2021 influencers further expand Atlanta Market’s trend programming with real-time identification of the product and experiences making an impact at market,” said Dorothy Belshaw, International Marker Centers (IMC) chief customer and marketing officer. “Buyers are encouraged to follow along – whether at-market or from afar – to experience the market through these five tastemakers.”

Kassina Folstad

Kassina Folstadis designer, potter and owner of Hello Norden, an interior and architectural design and vintage shop known for defining Northern style.HelloNorden.com.

Carla Hayden

Carla Haydenis a blogger with a love of color, home decor and interior design who has been featured byHGTV Handmade HomeandOrigin Magazine.CarlaBethany.com.

Lori Paranjape

Lori Paranjapeis an interior designer whose work has appeared inArchitectural Digest,Domino Magazine,House BeautifulandTraditional Home.ShopMrsParanjape.com.

Samantha Regan

Samantha Reganis a blogger sharing the latest interior design trends, her favorite shopping resources and updates from her life and home.ShiningOnDesign.com.

Nina Williams

Nina Williamsis a designer, photographer and blogger who is a two-timeBetter Homes & GardensStylemaker andHGTV Facebook Livepresenter.NinaWilliamsblog.com.


Atlanta Market’s social media channels – @AmericasMartATL on FacebookInstagram and Twitter – document the trends, new products and key moments of the industry’s premier gift, décor and lifestyle market. In addition to the #ATLMKT2021 influencers, Winter 2021 content highlights include 40 Market Snapshot finalists with trendsetting new products and best sellers from market exhibitors and a new series demonstrating introductions from gourmet foods and housewares exhibitors.


About Atlanta Market: Atlanta Market is the industry’s premier gift, décor and lifestyle market. Housing the nation’s largest gift product mix complemented by a broad selection of home décor, it features more than 8,000 brands across all categories. Winter 2021 Atlanta Market runs January 12-19, 2021. Attendees must register for one of two sessions and follow IMC’s Together Safely protocols including the use of PPE and temperature checks. Additional information is available at AtlantaMarket.com.


 About International Market Centers: International Market Centers (IMC) serves as the center of commerce for the furniture, gift, home decor and apparel industries, bringing buyers and sellers from all over the world together through physical markets in Atlanta, High Point and Las Vegas. With the launch of the IMC_Digital Innovations division in January 2020, IMC offers the only omnichannel solution for the home, gift and apparel industries that seamlessly connects physical and digital wholesale commerce. For more information, visit www.imcenters.com.


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