AATCC Announces 2022 “Wanderlust” Student Merchandising Competition

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. — September 14, 2021 — AATCC invites students to showcase their merchandising and marketing talents to win cash and recognition by participating in the 2022 Concept 2 Consumer® Student Merchandising Competition.

This year’s theme asks students to merchandise a sustainable travel wear line that incorporates recycled materials, sustainable manufacturing, and antibacterial and/or odor-control properties.

Entries are due April 21, 2022. Competition guidelines are available on the AATCC website.

Students can enter the contest individually or work in teams.


Team entries will divide the prize among all members.

  • 1st place: US$1000 from AATCC
  • 2nd place: US$750 from AATCC
  • 3rd place: US$250 from AATCC

Entries will be judged based on content, creativity, completeness, thoroughness, and presentation of poster. Winners will be announced by May 31, 2022.

Posted September 15, 2021

Source: AATCC