VOW | New World of Bridal Features Wedding and Entertaining Expert David Tutera

ATLANTA, June 28, 2012 - Atlanta Apparel announces wedding and entertaining expert David Tutera as the opening keynote speaker for AmericasMart’s newest, must-attend market, VOW | New World of Bridal, September 20-22, 2012.

Named “Best Celebrity Wedding Planner” by Life & Style magazine, David Tutera is a leading wedding and entertaining expert and TV personality known for transforming the ordinary into the extraordinary. He is the author of seven popular books on the topic and is the host of the hit primetime show “My Fair Wedding” on WE tv.

Tutera will open the show with “A Look Inside the World of David Tutera Weddings” at 8 a.m. on Thursday, September 20. He will share planning tips and secrets that will help your store become the ultimate bridal stop. A book sale and signing of “My Fair Wedding” will immediately follow his presentation.

Tutera built his reputation by taking his passion for designing spectacular events and transforming it into a lifestyle. He continuously exceeds the expected with an unmatched level of inspiration, imagination and innovation to create the latest trends in entertaining. He’s been featured on Oprah, the TODAY show, Good Morning America and The Rachael Ray Show. In addition, People, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Cosmopolitan and InStyle have all featured his work.

In addition to Tutera’s appearance, a full lineup of daily events and educational programming featuring top industry names is on tap, including a retailer expert panel moderated by bridal retail expert Patrice Catan. We’re dedicated to providing valuable educational opportunities, tailored to the unique needs of bridal and special-occasion retailers. These fashion events and promotions, access to a full Market of accessory and display products and special inaugural-market celebrations combine to make VOW | New World of Bridal the industry’s must-see market — and establish Atlanta as the complete destination for everything in the social occasion world.

VOW | New World of Bridal showcases the large and growing collection of leading national manufacturers in permanent bridal showrooms on Floors 10 and 12 of Building 3 assuring buyers unmatched selection with the major names in bridal fashion presenting a full range dresses and accessories for every member of the wedding party.

VOW | New World of Bridal takes place September 20-22, 2012. For more information about Atlanta Apparel Market, visit www.AmericasMart.com/Apparel.

About AmericasMart
AmericasMart Atlanta is the nation’s only global wholesale marketplace housing the world’s single-largest collection of home, gift, area rug and apparel merchandise. The largest of AmericasMart’s 14 annual Markets and shows, The Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market and The Atlanta International Area Rug Market in January and July are the ignition switch for global retailing with buyers from every U.S. state and more than 90 countries discovering product in more than 1,400 showrooms and more than 2,500 temporary exhibiting companies. Located in downtown Atlanta, the AmericasMart complex contains more than seven million square feet of space. It’s a huge global stage on which manufacturers, designers and sales representatives unveil new lines, launch new designs and introduce new categories – all for the benefit of buyers seeking all that is fresh and first in the home, rug, gift and apparel arenas. For more information, please visitwww.AmericasMart.com.