ATLANTA -- AmericasMart's celebration of innovation in rug design and production, America's Magnificent Carpets Awards, will be a highlight event on Thursday, Jan. 11 during The Atlanta International Area Rug Market featuring the National Oriental Rug Show sponsored by The Oriental Rug Importers Association (ORIA) from Jan. 10-14, 2018.
The annual America's Magnificent Carpets Awards will be presented in the Museum of Introductions in Building 1, Floor 4 at 11:00 a.m. on Jan. 11. Evening festivities include a reception celebration from 5:00 -7:00 p.m.
Sponsored by ORIA, awards will be given in the hand-hooked/hand-tufted, hand-knotted, flat weave, machine-made, outdoor rugs, licensee and antique categories as decided by a panel of industry experts. Rugs can be submitted for consideration through December 15, 2017 at AmericasMart.com/AMCA.
All rugs in consideration for the Awards will hang in the Museum of Introductions on Building 1, Floor 4 from Wednesday, January 10 through Saturday, January 13.