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Atlanta Market Schedule: October 11 - 14

Atlanta Apparel Market schedule including talks by director of Global Purchasing Cos., Mercedes Gonzalez, and an Ed Hardy lounge. Location: AmericasMart.

Following is a schedule of events slated for the Atlanta apparel market, Oct. 11 to 14 at AmericasMart.

Saturday, Oct. 11
8-9:30 a.m.: Premiere Coffee; Floor 2, NW Quadrant.
2 p.m.: Seminar: “Ten Ways to Thrive in a Struggling Economy,” presented by Mercedes Gonzalez, director of Global Purchasing Cos.; Floor 11, NW Quadrant.
3 p.m.: “Art in Fashion.” Artist Donna Cassaro Hughes demonstrates her skills on canvas with contemporary fashion portraits. Sip martinis and listen to the EJ Hughes Jazz Quartet; Floor 9, NW Quadrant.
3-5 p.m.: Ed Hardy Lounge. Music and refreshments; Floor 2, NE Quadrant.
6 p.m.: Style Runway Pre-Show Party. Wine, hors d’oeuvres, cash bar and Champagne, compliments of Montreal Collections; Floor 15, Fashion Theatre Lobby.
6:30 p.m.: Style Runway Fashion Show, featuring the Best of Spring. Sponsored by Montreal Collections; Floor 15, Fashion Theatre.

Sunday, Oct. 12
8-9:30 a.m.:
Premiere Coffee. Floor 2, NW Quadrant.
3 p.m.: Seminar: “A Crash Course on Inventory and Sales,” presented by Mercedes Gonzalez, director of Global Purchasing Cos.; Floor 11, NW Quadrant.
3-5 p.m.: Ed Hardy Lounge. Music and refreshments; Floor 2, NE Quadrant.
4 p.m.: Chill in Style for Men’s Apparel. Beer, bites and cash bar; Floor 12, NW Quadrant.
6 p.m.: “An Engaging Affair,” featuring bridal and special occasion wear. Wine and hors d’oeuvres; Laura Coyle Jazz; Floor 10, NW Quadrant.
6-8 p.m.: Shop Late ’Til 8. Cocktails, appetizers and networking in select showrooms (marked with purple balloons); Floors 1 to 13, light bites and beverages on Floors 1 to 4.

Monday, Oct. 13
8-9:30 a.m.:
Premiere Coffee; Floor 2, NW Quadrant.
3-5 p.m.: Ed Hardy Lounge Music and refreshments; Floor 2, NE Quadrant.

Tuesday, Oct. 14
8-9:30 a.m.:
Premiere Coffee; Floor 2, NW Quadrant.