Events

20169

7am - 7pm, Sat. Oct. 13

Coffee and Coronas

Social

Watermark Living

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Every pro knows working High Point Market is no day at the beach, but we'll get you focused and moving each morning like a Zen Master just in from a yoga session on the sand. Stop by our little slice of island-inspired paradise each morning for gourmet coffee and delicious pastries each a.m. Or, kick back and chill with an ice-cold Corona each evening wrapped in relaxation and a custom koozie you'll want to keep.


20138

7:30am - 8:30am, Sat. Oct. 13

Live Painting Demonstrations

Educational

Linda Donohue Fine Art, Suites At Market Square, Mezzanine

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Watch California artist Linda Donohue demonstrate painting abstract seascapes and colorful abstract expressionist paintings in acrylics with a pallet knife and various brushes.


20126

8am - 10am, Sat. Oct. 13

Bloody Mary Bar

Social

Highland House Furniture, 200 Steele, Floor 1

Shuttle Stop: 17 (Red Line)

Start off your morning with a kick and come join us at the Highland House showroom for Bloody Mary's.


20124

8am - 10am, Sat. Oct. 13

Mimosas & Macaroons

Social

Century Furniture, 200 Steele, Floor 2

Shuttle Stop: 17 (Red Line)

Start your morning off right with mimosas & macaroons!


20061

8am - 10am, Sat. Oct. 13

Complimentary Gourmet Coffee

Social

200 N Hamilton: Courtyard

Start your day off at 200 N. Hamilton with a complimentary coffee. Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt.


20151

8am - 9am, Sat. Oct. 13

Open SFC Membership Meeting

Social

Showplace, Top Floor, between 5000 and 5100

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Join SFC for our open membership meeting - ALL are welcome! Get the latest news and updates on SFC initiatives including The Wood Furniture Scorecard, The "What's it made of?" Initiative, and more! Further, SFC wants to hear from members -your being part of the conversation is crucial to advancing our work to sustain a healthy future. NOT YET A MEMBER? JOIN NOW! &/OR COME TO LEARN WHAT WE DO & WHY IT'S IMPORTANT - ALL ARE WELCOME! Hosted by American Leather and Copeland Furniture


20155

8am - 2pm, Sat. Oct. 13

220 Elm Courtyard Cafe

Social

220 Elm, 220 Elm

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Enjoy homemade apple fritters, cookies, coffee and beverages.


20175

8am - 10am, Sat. Oct. 13

Complimentary Breakfast with Burton James

Social

Burton James, Inc., 310 N. Hamilton St., Floor 1

Shuttle Stop: 18 (Red Line)

Join Burton James for a lively start to your morning with hot coffee, warm bites and witty conversation in our Hamilton Wrenn District showroom.


20203

8am - 6pm, Sat. Oct. 13

#HPMKT Hashtag Printer and Photo Wall

Social

The Point (on Commerce Ave next to the Transportation Terminal)

Neighborhood: Uptown Main

Let’s get social! As you share your memorable Market moments to your favorite social media channels, be sure to tag High Point Market and use the #HPMKT hashtag. Then, swing by The Point to pick up your printed memory and see what everyone else is posting from around Market on our photo wall.


20215

8am - 10am, Sat. Oct. 13

Morning Mimosas!

Social

LANCASTER Custom Crafted Upholstery, Market Square, Floor 2

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Join us daily, 8am-10am, October 12-17 for a glass of bubbly vitamin C!


20240

8:30am - 7:30pm, Sat. Oct. 13

Plant Seven Opening

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Plant Seven - 410 W English Rd, High Point, NC 27262

Neighborhood: North Elm

Explore Plant Seven in a soft opening of High Point’s new center for innovation and culture located at 410 W. English Rd. Formerly Union Square, Plant Seven is home to the multi-exhibitor showcase Mill Collective, a new Material ConneXion library, co-working space, exhibition gallery, cafe, and retail.


20091

8:30am - 9:30am, Sat. Oct. 13

Showplace Complimentary Breakfast

Social

Showplace Atrium

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Start your day at Showplace with a complimentary muffins and coffee. Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt.


20147

9am - 11am, Sat. Oct. 13

Mysterious Mimosa Mornings

Social

Scarborough House Fine Furniture and Furnishings, 200 Steele, Floor 1

Shuttle Stop: 17 (Red Line)

See what's new throughout our collections while sipping on Scarborough House's mimosa of the day.


20244

9am - 11am, Sat. Oct. 13

Luxe Home Magazine's Designer Kick-off Breakfast and Surya Tour

Social

Surya, Showplace, Floor 4

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Surya is kicking off High Point Market with an invitation-only designer breakfast, hosted by Luxe Home magazine! Attendees will network with fellow designers as well as the Luxe Home and Surya teams, then learn about the latest and greatest lifestyles and accessories from Surya during a personal showroom tour.


20207

9am - 6pm, Sat. Oct. 13

Steelyard Designers Lounge

Social

Universal Furniture International, Inc.

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Shuttle Stop: 15 (Red Line)

Universal To The Trade and Steelyard invite you to experience the Designers Lounge in the Universal Furniture showroom, a designers-only salon and workspace complete with wifi, beverages and snacks. Catch up on emails and texts, review the day’s agenda, rehydrate and relax. Drop in anytime! Designers are encouraged to register at RSVP: www.universaltothetrade.com/events


RSVP Required

20162

9am - 10:30am, Sat. Oct. 13

Creative Women & Their Vision

Educational

Highland House Furniture, 200 Steele, Floor 1

Shuttle Stop: 17 (Red Line)

Join Luxe Interiors + Design, Peacock Alley Founder Mary Ella Gabler, interior designer Denise McGaha, and Addison Weeks co-founders Lee Addison Lesley and Katherine Weeks Mulford as we explore the creative minds and visions behind their powerful women-led businesses.


20222

9am - 10am, Sat. Oct. 13

How to Set Client Expectations: A Deep Dive into Fee Structures

Educational

Universal Furniture International, Inc.

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Shuttle Stop: 15 (Red Line)

Hear from interior design coach Gail Doby about how fee structures can help you with client expectations.


Speakers: Gail Doby

RSVP Required

20157

9am - 10am, Sat. Oct. 13

Keys to Increasing Your Advertising & Marketing Performance

Educational

HFA Retailer Resource Center, Plaza Suites, First Floor, RRC Seminar Room

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

Today’s complex consumer, competitive, and media landscapes are making successful marketing and advertising decisions more difficult than ever before! Questions we ask; who is my target, what is the best way to reach my target, and how do I hold the results accountable? Simply, it’s about connecting the dots! Steve Jobs stated, “You can’t connect the dots looking forward, you can only connect them looking backwards.” Past performance is the guide to your future success. In this session, you will learn how to turn your data performance into a brand and media strategy going forward, that will increase traffic and profitability. Speaker: Doug Knorr, Knorr Marketing


Speakers: Doug Knorr

20065

9:30am - 10:30am, Sat. Oct. 13

A Wallpaper Revolution with Artisan Wall-paper Maker Amy Mills and Expert Installer Katie Hunt

Educational

Antique & Design Center of High Point, Market Square, G 7031 Salon

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Wallpaper is back with a vengeance! Or did it ever leave? Join us for an enlightening discussion & demo with Amy Mills of Paper Mills, maker of hand block printed and hand painted custom wallpaper and Katie Hunt, expert professional installer featured on The Property Brothers, Holmes & Holmes & more. Learn how you can collaborate with a custom wallpaper artisan to create one-of-a-kind, show-stopping wallpaper designs for your clients, along with tips on how to achieve impeccable wallpaper installations, perfectly smooth with virtually no visible seams. You won't want to miss the reveal of a very special wallpaper created by Paper Mills just for The A&DC this Fall, & expertly hung by Katie's Wallpaper Installation.


Speakers: Amy Mills, Katie Hunt

20066

9:30am - 11am, Sat. Oct. 13

Weekend Bubbly Brunch at The Antique & Design Center

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Antique & Design Center of High Point, Market Square, G 7031 Salon

Enjoy a glass of bubbly with biscuits and other southern brunch favorites as you begin your day of treasure hunting at the Antique & Design Center on Ground level of Historic Market Square. You won't want to miss a single square inch of soul nourishing goodness.


20116

10am - 5am, Sat. Oct. 13

Meet Real House Wife of New York Jill Zarin

Social

Unique Loom and Handknotted, Market Square, Floor 2

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Meet Real House Wife of New York Alum Jill Zarin October 13-15 and see her new Manhattan Rug Collection inspired by sophisticated Uptown homes and Downtown artists.


Speakers: Jill Zarin

20100

10am - 11am, Sat. Oct. 13

Colors, Finishes and Forecasting: What’s in a Forecast & What You’ll be Seeing Soon!

Educational

Alden Parkes, 200 N. Hamilton St., Floor 1

Take a deep dive into the process of forecasting while you view stunning visual examples of what tomorrow’s consumers will desire in their surroundings. Kathy Andersson headed the Global Color & Design Center for Sherwin-Williams Industrial Coatings in Greensboro for over 10 years and was a member of the non-profit international association, Color Marketing Group, (CMG) for over 20 years. Kathy is active on the board of advisors at East Carolina University where she earned her BS in Interior Design. In 2016, Andersson founded Rendered Nest Home Staging & Redesign. A question and answer segment with follow. Co-Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt and Alden Parkes (0.1 CEU)


CEU Hours: 0.1

Speakers: Kathy Andersson

20192

10am - 12am, Sat. Oct. 13

The Brunch at M90: Fall Edition

Social

Hudson Valley Lighting Group, Market Square, Mezzanine

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Enjoy a brunch full of everyone’s favorite fall flavors – pumpkin spice, apples, caramel, cinnamon, and maple galore. Bottomless apple cider mimosas, anyone?


20012

10:30am - 11:30am, Sat. Oct. 13

Local SEO for Retailers that SELLS!

Educational

Home Furnishings Association Retailer Resource Center- 1st Floor Plaza Suites

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

As a retailer in today’s market, you should understand the essential tools needed to drive more in-store sales. With Amazon and Wayfair offering so much online, you must focus on your local presence to set yourself apart from these e-commerce giants. The answer: local Search Engine Optimization (SEO). In this seminar you will get an understanding of how local SEO works, hear pro tips on using links, citations, reviews and learn how to configure your website for local SEO best practices, while seeing real industry examples. Speakers: Ken Widger and Josh Astete, MicroD


Speakers: Ken Widger, Josh Astete

20058

11am - 12pm, Sat. Oct. 13

Platform Building: The Power of Persuasion

Educational

Suites at Market Square Seminar Room (SAMS T-1014)

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Whether it’s a book, licensing collaboration or building an online following, many designers are using their platforms not only to market their businesses but also as an extension of their personal brands and values. In a panel discussion with interior designers and licensors Corey Damen Jenkins, Cheryl Luckett and Jennifer Gracie, moderated by author Kim Kuhteubl, designers will learn all of the online and offline ways to connect with the people who want to hear from them most and get practical tips on engaging their unique tribe that they can influence. Book signings to follow. Co-Sponsored by Leathercraft Inc., Hudson Valley Lighting and IMC-DesignOnHPMkt (0.1 CEU)


CEU Hours: 0.1

Speakers: Corey Damen Jenkins, Cheryl Luckett, Kim Kuhteubl, Jennifer Gracie

20113

11am - 12pm, Sat. Oct. 13

Contemporary Highlights Tour with Roxy Sowlaty

Educational

Tour will depart from the 10th Floor of IHFC

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Designers, bloggers and social media maestros not only have their finger on the pulse of what is hot today, they influence consumer demand tomorrow. To get a first-hand look at what celebrated television personality and designer Roxy Sowlaty, Founder of Roxy Sowlaty Interiors, thinks is hot in contemporary furniture at High Point Market this fall, spend an hour on an intimate guided tour with her. Join Roxy as she introduces you to her favorite contemporary finds in IHFC, on floors 10 & 11 - a must-see for every designer and retailer looking for what’s new and innovative. Sponsored by IMC- DesignOnHPMkt. RSVP required. To Register visit: http://www.imchighpointmarket.com/seminars-and-events/


Speakers: Roxy Sowlaty

RSVP Required

20128

11am - 1am, Sat. Oct. 13

Lunch with Emerald Home Furnishings

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Emerald Home Furnishings, Centers of High Point: Hamilton, Level 2

Neighborhood: Centennial Wrenn South

Shuttle Stop: 12 (Green Line)

Join us for a delicious catered lunch! A wonderful meal together will close with an ice cream treat from our soft serve ice cream bar. Come for the food, stay for the furniture!


20243

11am - 12:30pm, Sat. Oct. 13

Panel: Wanderlust: Travel, Culture and Design

Educational

Currey & Company, Inc, IHFC, Main, Floor 1

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Join us at 11 AM for a stellar panel: Wanderlust | Travel, Culture & Design. Panelists are David Santiago, Kelli Ellis, Scot Meacham Wood, and the one and only Michelle Nussbaumer. Gary Inman will moderate the panel with a theme sure to entice market attendees. Wanderlust....the passion to travel and explore other cultures and interpret our adventures through design.


Speakers: Kelli Ellis, Gary Inman, Scot Meacham Wood, David Santiago, Michelle Nussbaumer

20195

11:30am - 2pm, Sat. Oct. 13

Parson’s Table Pop-Up

Social

The Point (on Commerce Ave next to the Transportation Terminal)

Neighborhood: Uptown Main

Offering the wildly popular homemade sandwiches, salads, sourdough bread and desserts that Market-goers have come to know and love for decades, the ladies of Parson’s Table will celebrate their 40th anniversary with a pop-up lunch service daily in The Point from 11:30am – 2pm on Friday, October 12 – Tuesday, October 16.


20176

11:30am - 1pm, Sat. Oct. 13

Complimentary Lunch with Burton James

Social

Burton James, Inc., 310 N. Hamilton St., Floor 1

Shuttle Stop: 18 (Red Line)

Come in, kick up your heels and enjoy a relaxing complimentary lunch in the Burton James showroom!


20044

12pm - 1pm, Sat. Oct. 13

DESIGN VIEWPOINTS SERIES – The Interior Design Industry: The New Business as Usual

Educational

High Point Theatre (located in the Transportation Terminal)

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

The interior design industry is evolving, from online design services, to products widely available to consumers. The new business as usual is in a continuous state of change and your business must adapt. Designers need to consider new approaches to reposition their value and gain a competitive edge. Led by Julia Noran Johnston of Business of Home, this moderated discussion will bring together the perspectives of Justina Blakeney, Kerrie Kelly, FASID, NKBA, CAPS, Noa Santos, and Kimberley Seldon to discuss how they are adapting to the new business as usual. Presented by the High Point Market Authority and ASID. Complimentary boxed lunch provided. 0.1 IDCEC-approved CEU.


CEU Hours: 0.1

Speakers: Julia Noran Johnston, Justina Blakeney, Kerrie Kelly, Noa Santos, Kimberley Seldon

20199

12:30pm - 1:30pm, Sat. Oct. 13

Lunch Bunch with Bill McLoughlin and Susan Dickenson

Social

The Point (on Commerce Ave next to the Transportation Terminal)

Neighborhood: Uptown Main

Stop by The Point and enjoy lunch with the editors from the two High Point Market daily publications, Bill McLoughlin of Furniture Today and Susan Dickenson of Home Accents Today. The Parson’s Table Pop-Up will have homemade salads and sandwiches for sale or you can bring your own.


20013

1pm - 2pm, Sat. Oct. 13

How Style Discovery is Transforming the Face of Retail

Educational

Home Furnishings Association Retailer Resource Center- 1st Floor Plaza Suites

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

The retail industry has come a long way in “personalizing” the shopper experience, but what more can we do to put the customer at the heart of their own shopping experience? We will discuss the quickly evolving expectation of consumers and how innovations in AI are providing ways to better service them at scale. We will also discuss Style Discover Experience (SDX), which is a new, fun way to shop. SDX technology considers sku-level data, which is empowering and inspiring shoppers to discover their own unique style across the retailer’s broad catalog and makes it easy for them to take the next step to purchase. Speaker: Laura Khoury, CEO, Shoptelligence


Speakers: Laura Khoury

20072

1pm - 2pm, Sat. Oct. 13

TrendWatch: Fall 2018

Educational

Suites at Market Square Seminar Room (SAMS T-1014)

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

IMC's popular TrendWatch program returns to High Point Market this fall with an inside look at leading trends shaping the home furnishings industry. TrendWatch, both an opening-day seminar and three on-site trend displays, is directed by home furnishings trend forecaster, editor and curator Julie Smith Vincenti of Nine Muses Media. Look for the three TrendWatch displays as you shop IMC properties: Suites at Market Square Lobby, IHFC Green Lobby and the walkway between IHFC and Showplace near the Transportation Terminal. Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt


CEU Hours: 0.1

Speakers: Julie Smith Vincenti

20079

2pm - 6pm, Sat. Oct. 13

Afternoon Social

Social

SAMS (Suites and SALON)

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Join us for complimentary beer & wine while you network with your peers throughout the IMC properties. Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt.


20082

2pm - 6pm, Sat. Oct. 13

Afternoon Social

Social

C&D (Floors 1-8; Alternating Days)

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Join us for complimentary beer & wine while you network with your peers throughout the IMC properties. Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt.


20069

2pm - 3pm, Sat. Oct. 13

Suite Spot Tour with Gary Inman - Hospitality Focus

Educational

Tour will depart from the Top Floor of the Suites at Market Square

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Designers, bloggers and social media maestros not only have their finger on the pulse of what is hot today, they influence consumer demand tomorrow. To get a first-hand look at what Nationally recognized designer and hospitality expert Gary Inman, VP of Hospitality with Baskervill and creator of The Art of Fine Living, thinks is trending at High Point Market this fall, spend an hour on an intimate guided tour with him. Join Gary as he introduces you to his favorite hospitality finds on all three floors of The Suites at Market Square – the largest and only presentation of temporary exhibits and a must-see for every designer and retailer looking for what’s new and innovative. Sponsored by IMC- DesignOnHPMkt. RSVP required.


Speakers: Gary Inman

RSVP Required

20088

2pm - 6pm, Sat. Oct. 13

Afternoon Social

Social

IHFC (Accessory Floors, 2, 3, 4 & 4th Floor on Main, 7, 10 &11)

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Join us for complimentary beer & wine while you network with your peers throughout the IMC properties. Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt.


20099

2pm - 3pm, Sat. Oct. 13

Showhouse in a Showroom Panel: Is a Niche Critical for Your Business?

Educational

Alden Parkes, 200 N. Hamilton St., Floor 1

Does a niche design style or brand help or hurt business? Our panel of designers looks at the pros and cons of focusing your brand in a lively and fun discussion. Featuring the Showhouse in a Showroom designers, Billy Ceglia, Jeanne Chung, Kara Cox, Cynthia Ferguson, Shay Geyer, Kimberly Perron, and AphroChic (Jeanine Hays & Bryon Mason). Moderated by Jane Dagmi, Editor in Chief of Designers Today. A question and answer segment will follow. Co-Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt and Alden Parkes (0.1 CEU)


CEU Hours: 0.1

Speakers: Billy Ceglia, Jeanne Chung, Kara Cox, Cynthia Ferguson, Shay Geyer, Kimberly Perron, Jeanine Hays, Bryon Mason, Jane Dagmi

20179

2pm - 3pm, Sat. Oct. 13

The Ins and Outs of Licensing

Educational

The Point (on Commerce Ave next to the Transportation Terminal)

Neighborhood: Uptown Main

When building a design business and developing a brand, product design and licensing opportunities often arise. Even for those passionate about creating, how do you know if it’s the right time or the perfect partnership? What steps should you take to ensure a mutually beneficial relationship between you and a manufacturer? Get your questions answered by the experts during a roundtable discussion with licensing specialist Dwayne Clark and licensors Libby Langdon and Denise McGaha as they share their experience, advice and helpful tips.


Speakers: Dwayne Clark, Libby Langdon, Denise McGaha

20230

2pm - 3pm, Sat. Oct. 13

Small Batch Gatherings. Big-Picture Strategies.

Educational

Mill Collective Talks Area

Neighborhood: North Elm

Small Batch Gatherings. Big-Picture Strategies. Maximizing the power of community in your communications. As part of her own press strategy, Amy Flurry, author of Recipe for Press: Designer Edition, has initiated porch parties, potlucks, and picnics across the country to connect with new people and nurture valued relationships within the industry. Discover how these fun, informal social events serve up a powerful professional bonus—fresh, one-of-a-kind opportunities for beautiful photography to share on social channels, in newsletters, and in blog posts. In this session, Amy shows how collaborating with fellow creatives can generate exclusive lifestyle content that can define and elevate your brand's communications in unexpected ways.


Speakers: Amy Flurry

20014

2:30pm - 3:30pm, Sat. Oct. 13

YouTube: How to Use Video to Drive Customer Traffic

Educational

Home Furnishings Association Retailer Resource Center- 1st Floor Plaza Suites

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

Do you have any idea how many YouTube videos are watched every second? Over 74,000. Learn how to get started with digital video advertising, turning viewers of all ages into new customers who will discover and choose your store when they’re ready to buy. You will see real examples of videos being run on YouTube that are transforming the path to purchase to generate product and store awareness online. Learn new strategies to use video and rich media placements to attract high-intent customers, drive sales and how to leverage YouTube to “feed the Funnel”. Speaker: Gary Galloway, Netsertive


Speakers: Gary Galloway

20042

3pm - 4pm, Sat. Oct. 13

KEYNOTE SERIES: 20/20 Vision – Forecasting Color & Home Trends for 2019/20 with Sherwin-Williams & Fashion Snoops

Educational

High Point Theatre (located in the Transportation Terminal)

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

How do you look ahead with clarity to the trends and movements that will impact home fashion in the next few years? How do you use a forecast to provide confidence to a client or customer on the selections you're recommending? Join Sue Wadden, Director of Color Marketing for The Sherwin-Williams Company, and Jaye Anna Mize, VP of Home and Interiors for Fashion Snoops, as they examine the intricate world of color and trend forecasting and share insights into the macro trends that will impact home interiors in 2019, 2020 and beyond. Attendees will receive Sherwin-Williams’ newly released Colormix Forecast 2019.


Speakers: Sue Wadden, Jaye Anna Mize

20246

3pm - 5pm, Sat. Oct. 13

Debuting The Barry Goralnick Collection for Currey & Company

Social

Currey & Company, Inc, IHFC, Main, Floor 1

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Meet New York’s celebrated architect & designer, Barry Goralnick! Get a first look at his new collections for Currey & Company!


20181

3pm - 4pm, Sat. Oct. 13

Design's New Deal.

Educational

Burton James, Inc., 310 N. Hamilton St., Floor 1

Shuttle Stop: 18 (Red Line)

From the benefits of Social Media to a host of advanced business technology, never before has there been so many tools - and challenges - available to modern interior design professionals. Join us as industry veteran Barry Lanz channels his 40 years of experience in leading the fresh voices of MA Allen, Rachel Cannon and Mikel Welch in a conversation focused on creating success for your design brand and business in today's ever-changing market!


Speakers: Barry Lanz, MA Allen, Rachel Cannon, Mikel Welch

RSVP Required

20008

3:30pm - 7:30pm, Sat. Oct. 13

Phillips Collection "Meatballs & Moonshine" Industry Mixer

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Phillips Collection, IHFC, Commerce, Floor 2

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Come one, come all! We are hosting our MEATBALLS & MOONSHINE Industry Mixer during the High Point Market on opening night. Thank you to our sponsors, IHFC (International Home Furnishings Center), High Point Market | The World's Home for Home Furnishings, Design on High Point Market, Home Accents Today, Furniture Today, WithIt, Accessories Resource Team, Interior Design Society, American Society of Furniture Designers, American Society of Interior Designers/ASID, SteelyardAccess and Sustainable Furnishings Council!


RSVP Required

20073

3:30pm - 4:30pm, Sat. Oct. 13

Fearless Design

Educational

Suites at Market Square Seminar Room (SAMS T-1014)

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Join Holly Hollingsworth Phillips, U.S. Brand Ambassador for the Florence Broadhurst: Fearless Design campaign with The English Room, as she discusses what it truly means to create Fearless Design. This inspiring panel includes Mally Skok, Founder of Mally Skok Design; Julia Buckingham, Founder of Buckingham Interiors and Design and Modernique; Jamie Meares, Founder of Furbish Studio; Allison Mattison, Co-Owner of Trellis Home; Tavia Forbes & Monet Masters, Founders and Principal designers at Forbes + Masters. Reception and book signings to follow. Co-Sponsored by Selamat, York Wallcoverings and IMC-DesignOnHPMkt (0.1 CEU)


CEU Hours: 0.1

Speakers: Mally Skok, Julia Buckingham, Jamie Meares, Allison Mattison, Tavia Forbes, Monet Masters, Holly Hollingsworth Phillips

20086

4pm - 6pm, Sat. Oct. 13

InterHall Martini Parties

Social

IHFC: InterHall 1st Floor

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Where Market Mixes! InterHall at IHFC. Specialty Martinis at 4 different locations throughout InterHall. Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt.


20062

4pm - 6pm, Sat. Oct. 13

Complimentary Afternoon Bars

Social

200 N. Hamilton Street (Alternating Floors)

Join us for beer & wine while you network with your peers throughout the IMC properties. Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt.


20063

4pm - 7pm, Sat. Oct. 13

Happy Hour at The Antique & Design Center

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Antique & Design Center of High Point, Market Square, G 7031 Salon

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Make the last few hours of the day the best, with a taste of Whiskey made right here in North Carolina, compliments of Troy & Sons Distillers, to accompany your Happy Hour shopping at The Antique & Design Center.


20015

4pm - 5pm, Sat. Oct. 13

Merchandising Your Store to Maximize Profits

Educational

Home Furnishings Association Retailer Resource Center- 1st Floor Plaza Suites

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

Discover the tools and techniques to improve your in-store merchandising that will result in greater profits for your bottom line. We will learn how to create destinations to pull customers through your store, what kind of merchandise is impulse driven and where should they be located, how merchandising has changed since the internet, how to make your staff more accessible to customers and how to create pleasant sensory experiences. Speaker: Martin Roberts, Martin Roberts Design


Speakers: Martin Roberts

20093

4pm - 6pm, Sat. Oct. 13

Complimentary Afternoon Bars

Social

Showplace (Floors 1, 2 & 3)

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Join us for beer & wine while you network with your peers throughout the IMC properties. Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt.


20094

4pm - 6pm, Sat. Oct. 13

Complimentary Afternoon Bars

Social

Market Square (Floors 1&2)

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Join us for beer & wine while you network with your peers throughout the IMC properties. Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt.


20125

4pm - 6pm, Sat. Oct. 13

Hospitality Hour

Social

Highland House Furniture, 200 Steele, Floor 1

Shuttle Stop: 17 (Red Line)

Join us for an early evening of drinks and good company!


20190

4pm - 6pm, Sat. Oct. 13

Martyn Lawrence Bullard for Corbett Lighting Sponsored by Elle Décor

Social

Hudson Valley Lighting Group, Market Square, Mezzanine

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Celebrate the launch of Corbett Lighting’s highly anticipated collaboration with interior designer, author, and television personality Martyn Lawrence Bullard.


Speakers: Martyn Lawrence Bullard

20201

4pm - 5pm, Sat. Oct. 13

Seeking Sanctuary with Ray Booth & Kathryn Scott

Educational

Antique & Design Center

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Join AD100 top designer Ray Booth of McAlpine Home and award-winning artist and designer Kathryn Scott of Kathryn Scott Design Studio for a glass of bubbly and an intimate conversation about the potential of design to evoke emotion and create serenity and harmony. They will be discussing how they seek sanctuary in their own homes, what choices they gravitate toward and how they live. A book signing and reception will follow of “Evocative Interiors” by Ray Booth and “Creating Beauty: Interiors” by Kathryn Scott


Speakers: Ray Booth, Kathryn Scott

20158

4pm - 8pm, Sat. Oct. 13

Cocktails & Small Bites

Social

Woodbridge Furniture, 320 N. Hamilton St., Floor 1

Shuttle Stop: 18 (Red Line)

Stop by from 4:00-8:00pm for local brews, wine and small bites catered by Sweet Basil.


20159

4pm - 6pm, Sat. Oct. 13

Sunsets with Sunbrella

Social

American Leather, Showplace, Floor 5

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Come discover our Sunbrella fabric collections and get inspired by the latest trends in performance coverings. Sample seasonal hors d’oeuvres, signature cocktails, and exclusive Italian wines on our private patio featuring one of the best sunsets at Market. Sunbrella is a leader in performance fabrics for indoor & outdoor upholstery. Their collections are inspired by rich color palettes, cultivated trend stories and an array of textures.


RSVP Required

20154

4pm - 6pm, Sat. Oct. 13

Chairish Celebrates Vintage Cool at 214 Modern

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214 Modern Vintage

Shuttle Stop: 7 (Green Line)

Join Team Chairish to toast the new location of 214 Modern Vintage. Please stop by for afternoon nibbles and adult beverages. Meet team Chairish and the fabulous dealers of 214 including Stephanie Schofield, Gillian Bryce, Tandem Antiques, Trilogy Antiques, The Hudson Mercantile, Dinnerparty Antiques, Architectural Anarchy and Rod Coles.


20221

4:15pm - 5pm, Sat. Oct. 13

Meet & Greet with HGTV’s Home Town Stars, Bill and Erin Napier

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The Point (on Commerce Ave next to the Transportation Terminal)

Neighborhood: Uptown Main

Meet and greet with the dynamic duo featured on HGTV’s hit series Home Town and founders of Scotsman Co., Bill and Erin Napier.


20174

4:30pm - 6pm, Sat. Oct. 13

Happy Hour with Burton James

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Burton James, Inc., 310 N. Hamilton St., Floor 1

Shuttle Stop: 18 (Red Line)

Get "Happy on Hamilton" at Burton James' daily happy hour full of bubbling beverages and light bites!


20148

4:30pm - 6pm, Sat. Oct. 13

Wine Down Daily

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Scarborough House Fine Furniture and Furnishings, 200 Steele, Floor 1

Shuttle Stop: 17 (Red Line)

Wine down from your market day and enjoy cheese and wine at Scarborough House.


20074

4:30pm - 6pm, Sat. Oct. 13

Fearless Design Meet & Greet Reception

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Suites at Market Square Seminar Room (SAMS T-1014)

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

You won’t want to miss this festive celebration of Fearless Design and meet & greet with our esteemed group of forward thinking designers. Lively hors d'oeuvres and cocktails will be served. Julia Buckingham will also be on hand signing copies of her book Modernique. Books will be available for purchase onsite. Co-Sponsored by Selamat, York Wallcoverings and IMC-DesignOnHPMkt


20092

5pm - 7pm, Sat. Oct. 13

Sunset on 3

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Showplace: 3rd Floor Balcony

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Complimentary Beer, Wine and Passed Hors d'oeuvres. Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt.


20156

5pm - 6:30pm, Sat. Oct. 13

End Your Day on Elm

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220 Elm, 220 Elm

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Unwind in our courtyard with live music by the Mulligans. Enjoy appetizers prepared by the Palliser chefs, and served with beer and wine.


20225

5pm - 7pm, Sat. Oct. 13

Black Interior Designers Network Mixer at The Point

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The Point (on Commerce Ave next to the Transportation Terminal)

Neighborhood: Uptown Main

Join members of the Black Interior Designers Network as they mix and mingle. Enjoy complimentary drinks and hors d’oeuvres while developing and deepening important business connections.


20218

5pm - 7pm, Sat. Oct. 13

Champagne Social

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LANCASTER Custom Crafted Upholstery, Market Square, Floor 2

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Slip in for a Sip - or two! Join us daily 5-7pm, October 11-17, and we'll pop a cork for you!


20119

6pm - 8pm, Sat. Oct. 13

Fall Market Celebration

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Century Furniture, 200 Steele, Floor 2

Shuttle Stop: 17 (Red Line)

Join us on Saturday night from 6-8 pm for an evening of music, drinks, food, and good company!