Events

10169

7am - 7pm, Fri. Apr. 13

Coffee and Coronas

Social

205 S. Main St.

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

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.


10124

8am - 10am, Fri. Apr. 13

Mimosas & Macaroons

Social

200 Steele, 213 Floor 2

Start your morning off right with mimosas & macaroons!


10126

8am - 10am, Fri. Apr. 13

Bloody Mary Bar

Social

200 Steele, 121 Floor 1

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


10215

10237

8am - 7pm, Fri. Apr. 13

Preview Day and Thanking You for 30 Years

Social

IHFC, M110 Floor 1

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

Join us on our traditional Preview Day with nearly 300 NEW product introductions! Enjoy delicious organic food & wine. Open all day with a special 3 to 5 PM party to celebrate our 30th anniversary.


10309

8am - 6pm, Fri. Apr. 13

RESOURCE DECOR CAFE

Social

330 N. Hamilton St., 101 Floor 1

You are invited to experience the NEW Resource Decor café found within the Resource Decor showroom. The café is furnished with pieces designed and manufactured in-house by our Resource Decor Projects team. Enjoy our handcrafted drinks and coffee menu along with delicious catering supplied by Southern Roots. Discover our award-winning projects, and speak to our experienced team today. We know hospitality.


10207

9am - 6pm, Fri. Apr. 13

Steelyard Designers Lounge

Social

101 S. Hamilton St.

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

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

10147

9am - 11am, Fri. Apr. 13

Mysterious Mimosa Mornings

Social

200 Steele, 119 Floor 1

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


10380

10am - 12pm, Fri. Apr. 13

Be a part of KOKET's brand video

Social

IH106

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

KOKET is shooting a new brand video! Be a part of it! Visit KOKET at IH106!


10379

11am - 5pm, Fri. Apr. 13

Submit your design project to the editor of the Love Happens Mag for editorial consideration

Social

IHFC, IH106 Floor 1

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

If you have a stunning design project you would like to submit to our editor, come by KOKET's booth IH106. Our editor is excited to see your interior design projects. She will be selecting a few projects from High Point to feature in the Love Happens online and printed Magazine!


10363

11am - 7pm, Fri. Apr. 13

All Day Fun and Frolic with a new theme each day

Social

200 N. Hamilton St., N Ct 213 Floor 2

Each day, refreshments will be served and each night will be a theme with food and drink to complement the theme of the night. Join us Friday through Tuesday.


10128

11am - 1am, Fri. Apr. 13

Lunch with Emerald Home Furnishings

Social

Centers of High Point: Hamilton, 201 Level 2

Neighborhood: Centennial Wrenn South

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!


10202

11am - 8pm, Fri. Apr. 13

#HPMKTmemory 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 #HPMKTmemory 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.


10176

11:30am - 1pm, Fri. Apr. 13

Complimentary Lunch with Burton James

Social

310 N. Hamilton St., Hamilton Court S-101 Floor 1

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


10195

11:30am - 2pm, Fri. Apr. 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.


10214

12pm - 1:30pm, Fri. Apr. 13

Crypton Home: CEU on Performance Fabrics

Educational

101 S. Hamilton St.

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Luxe Interiors + Design and Crypton Home present a CEU accredited talk on performance textiles. Given by Sydney Vigotov. RSVP: www.universaltothetrade.com/events


CEU Hours: 0.1

Speakers: Sydney Vigotov

RSVP Required

10315

12pm - 2pm, Fri. Apr. 13

Fall Harvest Lunch

Social

110 N. Wrenn St.

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Join Eloquence® for a Fall Harvest Lunch on Friday, October 12th, starting at 12pm. We look forward to seeing you there!


10374

12pm - 6pm, Fri. Apr. 13

Previews & Happy Hour

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Classic Home, IHFC D443

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Be the first to see the Classic Home pieces making a debut at HPMKT. Stop by our showroom-IHFC D443-for Preview Day on Friday, October 12th, starting at Noon. Fuel up for market with hors d'oeuvres & inspired cocktails during our Happy Hour, starting at 3:30pm. Classic Home is introducing brand new products in furniture, lighting, rugs, & pillows.


10310

1pm - 6pm, Fri. Apr. 13

COME MEET IAN AT THE BAR!

Social

330 N. Hamilton St., 101 Floor 1

The Resource Decor Bar provides the ideal alfresco spot for a well-earned drink after a day at High Point Market. This year we invite you to ‘Meet IAN at the Bar”. To celebrate the further rollout of our customized sofa seating solution (IAN) we invite you to come and customize your very own IAN cocktail. Create the perfect drink in just 5 easy steps! On Sunday we will host a special party for all attendees with resident DJ in-house. Hope to see you there!


10206

1pm - 5pm, Fri. Apr. 13

Live Podcasts at The Point

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

Neighborhood: Uptown Main

Listen in as popular design podcast hosts interview industry insiders and then stick around for a chance to meet and greet with live viewers afterwards. Beginning at 1pm with Business of Design, The Chaise Lounge is on deck for 2pm followed by Design Between the Lines at 3pm and A Well Designed Business at 4pm. Kick off Fall Market with this unique opportunity to view the interview process live and jump start your at-Market networking.


10287

2pm - 5am, Fri. Apr. 13

Pattern Play the Southern Way

Social

126 Virginia Place, High Point

Neighborhood: North Elm

Please join three Texas designers at the Design Legacy showroom (126 Virginia Place) as we show you how Southern Style has influenced the textile collections of Denise McGaha, Michelle Nussbaumer, and Kelly O'Neal. Denise, Michelle, and Kelly will be present for a meet and greet and to show off the latest textile pattern designs launching this October. Cocktails and light food will be served and you can call our shuttle for a ride within the market area at 336-883-3880.


10082

2pm - 6pm, Fri. Apr. 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.


10088

2pm - 6pm, Fri. Apr. 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.


10079

2pm - 6pm, Fri. Apr. 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.


10377

2pm - 3pm, Fri. Apr. 13

KOKET Be Empowered T-shirt Giveaway

Social

IHFC, IH106 Floor 1

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Experience KOKET, meet our wonderful team members, and pick up a BE EMPOWERED T-Shirt. Be sure to visit KOKET in IH106.


10057

3pm - 4pm, Fri. Apr. 13

Suite Spot Tour Of SALON with Cheryl Luckett

Educational

Tour will depart from the Ground Floor, escalator area in SALON, 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 designer & trendsetter Cheryl Luckett, Founder of Dwell by Cheryl Interiors, thinks is trending at High Point Market this fall, spend an hour on an intimate guided tour with her. Join Cheryl as she introduces you to her favorite finds through the SALON area of The Suites at Market Square – a must-see for every designer and retailer looking for what’s new and innovative. The tour will culminate at the launch party for Cheryl’s newest product line with Sylvester Alexander. Sponsored by IMC- DesignOnHPMkt. http://www.imchighpointmarket.com/seminars-and-events/


Speakers: Cheryl Luckett

RSVP Required

10219

3pm - 4pm, Fri. Apr. 13

Digital Marketing for Designers

Educational

101 S. Hamilton St.

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Join online brand builder FZK Franziska for a look at how designers should approach websites and digital marketing. In today’s business world, having a powerful online presence has never been more important - even for designers busy creating beautiful offline worlds. In this hands-on workshop with Franziska Neumann, designer and owner of the creative agency FZK Franziska, you’ll dig deep into the heart and soul of your business. Get your hands dirty uncovering your brand values, narrowing in on your ideal clients and discovering an online strategy that works for you. You’ll walk away with powerful insights and a three-step process on how you can build (or grow) an online presence that connects with the right people and drives sales.


Speakers: Franziska Neumann

RSVP Required

10304

4pm - 6pm, Fri. Apr. 13

Visual Comfort Preview Party + Book Signing

Social

Commerce & Design, 2G, 2I Floor 2

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Begin your Fall 2018 High Point Market with Visual Comfort. Meet and greet our design partners and preview their latest introductions.


10266

4pm - 7pm, Fri. Apr. 13

Happy Hour at The Antique & Design Center

Social

Market Square, G 1-72 Antique and Design Center and SAMS G-7031, G-7039 Salon Ground

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.


10314

4pm - 6pm, Fri. Apr. 13

Meva Wine and Cheese Happy Hour!

Social

IHFC, H624 Floor 6

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

We invite you and your colleagues to join Meva management and representatives for wine and cheese! Hosted at 4-6pm each day, we offer you the opportunity to discuss the future of product inspiration and design with us. Attendees will have a chance to free their minds and participate in sketching seminars where each individual will be able to use their inspiration to plan with us the styles they want to turn into reality!


RSVP Required

10063

4pm - 7pm, Fri. Apr. 13

Happy Hour at The Antique & Design Center

Social

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.


10370

4pm - 6pm, Fri. Apr. 13

Cocktails & Conversations

Social

Showplace, 4100 Floor 4

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Presented by ASID New York Metro Chapter and Designers Today Magazine Kick-off your market with the new ASID NY Metro president Kim Radovich and guest designpreneurs as they discuss what attracted them to the home and design industry, what keeps them excited to go to work and how to stay positive and profitable.


Speakers: Kim Radovich, Libby Langdon, Keith Baltimore, Rajni Alex

RSVP Required

10329

4pm - 5pm, Fri. Apr. 13

Althorp Furniture Unveiling

Social

229 W. Russell Ave.

Theodore Alexander requests the pleasure of your company, along with Charles, 9th Earl Spencer, to unveil the newest additions to the Althorp Living History Collection. Designed in partnership with Theodore Alexander, this collection encapsulates reproductions from the Althorp Estate, the Spencer family’s ancestral home of 19 generations of British nobility. In a featured presentation, Lord Spencer will reveal the history behind the collection’s signature items and offer an exclusive photo opportunity with guests.


Speakers: Charles Spencer

RSVP Required

10148

4:30pm - 6pm, Fri. Apr. 13

Wine Down Daily

Social

200 Steele, 119 Floor 1

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


10174

4:30pm - 6pm, Fri. Apr. 13

Happy Hour with Burton James

Social

310 N. Hamilton St., Hamilton Court S-101 Floor 1

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


10313

5pm - 8pm, Fri. Apr. 13

Globally Inspired Movable Feast

Social

200 N. Hamilton St., N Ct 213 Floor 2

Join Spectra Home for buzzy breakfasts each morning or get your chill on with our resident mixologist and a globally inspired movable feast every night.


10220

5pm - 7pm, Fri. Apr. 13

Design Manager App Launch Party

Social

101 S. Hamilton St.

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Join us for food and drinks to celebrate the upcoming release of the Design Manager iPhone app. Have a cocktail and learn more about this new app for your design business.


RSVP Required

10217

5pm - 8pm, Fri. Apr. 13

After Hours at The Point

Social

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

Neighborhood: Uptown Main

Unwind after a full day of inspiration at Market with beer and wine from a local brewery, Brown Truck Brewery, and some of the finest food truck creations High Point has to offer. Take time to reflect, connect with other Market guests or simply put your feet up and enjoy a quick break before heading back out for the evening’s social events.


10218

5pm - 7pm, Fri. Apr. 13

Champagne Social

Social

Market Square, 202 Floor 2

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

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


10205

5pm - 7pm, Fri. Apr. 13

Mark D. Sikes for Hudson Valley Lighting Launch Party Sponsored by Traditional Home

Social

Market Square, M70, M90 Mezzanine

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Come enjoy Mark D. Sikes for Hudson Valley Lighting – an extensive designer lighting collection full of gorgeous details and exciting updates on classic forms.


Speakers: Mark D. Sikes

10356

5pm - 8pm, Fri. Apr. 13

Opening Reception: Mill Collective at Plant Seven & Material Connexion Library

Social

Plant Seven, 410 W English Rd., High Point, NC 27262 Floor 1

Neighborhood: North Elm

An opening reception on Friday, Oct. 12, from 5 to 8 pm, kicks off the trade show and celebrates the first-phase launch of Plant Seven with the introduction of Material ConneXion to Market goers.


10324

5pm - 7pm, Fri. Apr. 13

New Collection and Collector Edition Launch Event

Social

225 N. Elm St.

Neighborhood: North Elm

Cocktails With a Twist. Please join the Audi family & Stickley staff for a cocktail reception as we unveil the new Park Slope Collection and the 2019 Collectors Edition.


Speakers: Marrisa Brown

RSVP Required

10391

5pm - 7pm, Fri. Apr. 13

Live Free Magazine Launch Party at The Point

Social

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

Neighborhood: Uptown Main

Join editor-in-chief Jarvus Hester and special guest designers LaShonda Stone and Willie Alexander as they celebrate the launch of the nationally-published lifestyle magazine, Live Free. Refreshments will be served.


10343

5:30pm - 8:30pm, Fri. Apr. 13

Quintessence Collection

Social

305 S. Hamilton St.

Neighborhood: Centennial Wrenn South

In celebration of the October 2018 High Point Market launch of the Quintessence Collection, inspired by George and Edith Vanderbilt’s grand estate in Asheville, N.C., Fine Furniture Design will host a launch party at its showroom located at 305 South Hamilton Street on October 12th from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. The first 25 guests in attendance will receive two daytime admission tickets to visit Biltmore.


10090

5:30pm - 7:30pm, Fri. Apr. 13

Market Kickoff Party

Social

Center Stage between Showplace and Transportation Terminal

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Come join us as we celebrate the beginning of High Point Market Fall 2018. Co-Sponsored by Shelba D Johnson Trucking and Global Shippers Association


10139

6pm - 7:30pm, Fri. Apr. 13

WithIt President’s Reception

Social

Fairfield Chair Company – 200 N. Hamilton St. - N Ct 207, Floor 2

Kick off a successful Market at WithIt’s powerful networking reception and enjoy the exceptional hospitality of Fairfield Chair Company. WithIt encourages and develops leadership, mentoring, education and networking opportunities for professional women in the home and furnishings industries. Guests are welcome -- come learn more about WithIt.


10080

6pm - 8pm, Fri. Apr. 13

Arteriors Grand Opening

Social

Arteriors, C&D 1A

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Arteriors unveils an immersive 9,000 sq. ft. space in the C&D Building. Join founder & creative director, Mark Moussa as he toasts the new showroom with live music, cocktails and canapes.


10328

6pm - 9pm, Fri. Apr. 13

Special Dinner with Lord and Lady Spencer Benefitting Whole Child International

Social

229 W. Russell Ave.

Theodore Alexander requests the pleasure of your company, along with special guests, the Earl and Countess Spencer, a dinner benefiting nonprofit Whole Child International (6.p.m. buffet opens, $25 donation). Lady Spencer founded Whole Child International in 2004 to give every child the opportunity to be properly cared for and loved. Research has proven that in as little as two years, children receiving the benefits provided by Whole Child International have experienced significant improvements in health, cognitive, linguistic, motor and social-emotional development. The charity dinner celebrates the 14-year collaboration between Lord Spencer and Theodore Alexander that produced their Althorp Living History furniture collection.


RSVP Required