Atlanta FAQ

The following guide answers many of the questions you may have regarding Embroidery Mart-ATLANTA. If you desire to speak to us in person (we’re really nice and helpful) please contact us.

COVID-19 UPDATE 3/13/2020: Embroidery Mart-ATLANTA has been canceled. If we are able to reschedule the Mart, we will let you know immediately!

Embroidery Mart-ATLANTA is a dynamic two-day event for the commercial embroidery and apparel decoration business owners. This embroidery trade show is designed to bring embroiderers, apparel decorators, and industry suppliers together to learn and share in a comfortable setting. Attending Embroidery Mart-ATLANTA is like sitting down at a table laden with delectable “goodies” for embroiderers and apparel decorators – everywhere you turn, people are sharing ideas and helping each other!

Download the summary and class schedule - click here: 2020 Embroidery Mart-ATLANTA details!

This Embroidery and Apparel Decorators Trade Show is for garment decorators who use (or want to learn to use) apparel decoration equipment, digitizing software, stock designs, tools, supplies, and technologies. It is for business owners with an interest in embroidery, screen printing, heat press, digital garment printing, laser engraving, rhinestones or promotional products. If you own a business (or want to start one) where you put logos and designs on products for customers, this industry trade show is for you.  If this describes you, then what are you waiting for? Register for Embroidery Mart – We are saving a seat for you!

FYI – Membership in National Network of Embroidery Professionals (NNEP) is NOT required to attend this event.

Future apparel decorators between the ages of 14-18 can register for the trade show exhibit hall and classes if accompanied by an adult. Please bring proof of age. Children under the age of 14 (including babes in arms and tots in strollers) are not eligible to enter the exhibit area or attend the classes.

Pre-Registration for Embroidery Mart-ATLANTA is open now through April 26, 2020. If you pre-register for Embroidery Mart-ATLANTA before April 10, 2020, we print a Show Directory for you and you are registered in the drawing for a free night at the Renaissance Hotel. Having the contact information of every exhibitor can be a life-saver after the trade show when you suddenly need to contact the supplier to order dozens of XYZ product!

You CAN also register on-site at the Registration area for Embroidery Mart-ATLANTA at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, GA.

YES! Though, you may not receive a Show Directory (it is really hard to guess how many to print for folks that register at the door).

Register online by clicking here EMBROIDERY MART-ATLANTA REGISTRATION, or by phone (800-866-7396) or at the event.

When you register ONLINE, you will get an acknowledgment of your registration by email. 

Registration is $20/person. This includes BOTH DAYS at the Embroidery Mart, an Embroidery & Apparel Decorator Trade Show, and admittance to all the Classes on Friday and Saturday. There is an additional registration fee for the special workshop offered on Thursday afternoon, before Embroidery Mart opens.

NOTE: If you are a current member of the National Network of Embroidery Professionals (NNEP), registration for Friday and Saturday is FREE for everyone that attends from your organization, as it is a member benefit.

The classes on Friday & Saturday are free for every registered Embroidery Mart-ATLANTA attendee. We do not offer registration for these individual sessions. They are product demonstrations and training offered by the exhibitors. If you are interested in a class, simply go to that classroom and take your seat. Once the rooms fill to capacity, the doors will be closed for the remainder of that session. Some of the classes do fill quickly! Some of the classes are repeated on Saturday. The classroom doors will open at 8:40 for the 9 AM classes. See more class information soon, it will be posted as soon as the presenters finalize their topics.

Registration is required to attend Embroidery “Stepping it UP” - Turning your Hobby into an Embroidery Business aka How to Get Started in Embroiderythe special workshop offered Thursday afternoon, the day before Embroidery Mart. Registration for this workshop is $30/person in advance, or $50/person on the day of the workshop, if seats are available.

Exhibit Hall A of the Cobb Galleria Centre, Two Galleria Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30339. There is much to see and do in Atlanta. This area of Atlanta offers many great restaurants. Parking click here for the local Parking Information

Reservations are $150/night until 4/8/20 or the group rooms sell out, whichever comes first.  Make your hotel reservation online at the Renaissance Waverly. You may need to reference the group code NNEP Mart to receive the discounted room rate.

To make air travel arrangements, call your travel agent or check online for competitive airfares to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.  To get to the Cobb Galleria Centre or your hotel from the airport, use A & M shuttle service, or catch a cab, uber or lyft.

The NNEP no longer hosts an industry garage sale.

Future apparel decorators between the ages of 14-18 can register for the Embroidery Mart-ATLANTA and classes if accompanied by an adult. Please bring proof of age. Children under the age of 14 (including babes in arms and tots in strollers) are not eligible to enter the exhibits hall or attend the classes.

There is a food area in the Convention Center. “Grab & Go” meals and beverages will be available on Friday and Saturday near the Exhibit Hall.  Enjoy meals with the embroiderers and apparel decorators you meet at Embroidery Mart-ATLANTA! It is a great opportunity to connect with fellow business owners and decorators in a non-competitive environment!

There are no refunds if you cancel your registration after 3/1/20.

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