Events

10137

7am - 8am, Sun. Apr. 15

Furniture Fellowship Prayer Breakfast

Social

IHFC Club Level Ballroom- Green Wing

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Cost of admission: $30 for an individual, includes breakfast. For online reservations and payment, www.furniturefellowshipbreakfast.com. Keynote message will be presented by Chad Spenser, CoFounder of the Dufresne Spencer Group. The Furniture Fellowship prayer breakfast has been held since 1994 at the opening of the spring High Point Market. Sponsored by the Furniture Fellowship board, the breakfast is modeled after the National Presidential Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C. and is intended to provide an atmosphere for fellowship, worship and prayer and an opportunity to pause collectively as an industry at the beginning of the High Point Market to thank and honor God.


Speakers: Chad Spenser

RSVP Required

10231

8am - 11:30am, Sun. Apr. 15

Breakfast with Hurtado Furniture

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HURTADO

Neighborhood: North Elm

Shuttle Stop: 26 (Red Line)

Enjoy exclusive designs by Hurtado Furniture such as the introductions to the Santa Barbara Collection, Soho Collection, and many more. We look forward to your visit to our showroom.


10224

8am - 5pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Ivy Academy

Educational

Abbyson

Neighborhood: Centennial Wrenn South

Shuttle Stop: 13 (Green Line)

Ivy, the fastest-growing business and project management platform for interior designers and other home design companies, has partnered with home furnishings brand Abbyson to host Ivy Academy, an educational workshop taking place during High Point’s Spring Market on April 5, 2019. Ivy Academy will address designers’ most-asked questions, provide one-on-one guidance for individual use cases, and hold roundtable discussions on how to succeed with various business models and pricing strategies. The eight-hour session will take place on Friday, April 5, from 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. in Abbyson’s new High Point building. Breakfast, lunch, and happy hour will be served. The cost is $499 for up to 2 attendees from a firm.


RSVP Required

10125

8am - 8pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Phillips Collection Warehouse Tour

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916 Finch Ave, High Point, NC 27263

Come see our sprawling 400,000 square foot campus just minutes from downtown High Point where we'll be touring the vast live edge and geode inventory all day long. No appointments necessary, just pop in and we'll greet you at the door!


10145

8am - 6pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Preview Day | Friday, April 5th

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

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Preview Day! Be the first to see more than 250 new product introductions while enjoying an organic luncheon with produce from Robert & Suzy Currey’s organic gardens. Live Music | Libations | Lively Conversations!


10182

8am - 10am, Sun. Apr. 15

Mimosas & Macaroons

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Century Furniture, 200 Steele, Floor 2

Shuttle Stop: 17 (Red Line)

Start your day off right with "Build Your Own" Mimosa Bar & tasty macaroons in the Century showroom.


10001

9am - 12pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Launch Projects Like a Boss with Kimberley Seldon

Educational

High Point Theatre (in the Transportation Terminal)

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

After 25 years in business & coaching hundreds of designers, Kimberley Seldon is convinced, there’s no way to finish a project successfully if you don’t start strong. In this intensive training course, Kimberley will share her project launch process for all projects, large or small. Through Business of Design’s 15 Step Project Management Strategy, this three-hour session is a fast-track to immediate results. Start each project with precision & move forward on a linear path that leads to success. It’s time to take your business to the next level, solve current business challenges & reignite your passion. 0.3 CEU credits. $295 per person. Register at businessofdesign.com/events. Presented in partnership with the High Point Market Authority.


CEU Hours: 0.3

Speakers: Kimberley Seldon

RSVP Required

10195

9am - 6pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Universal to the Trade Designers Lounge

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Universal Furniture International, Inc.

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Shuttle Stop: 15 (Red Line)

Join Universal to the Trade, along with Moore & Giles, Design Manager and Crypton for a designers-only salon and workspace complete with wifi, beverages and work stations, plus a blow-dry bar and touch-up makeup service available Saturday through Monday from 2-6 p.m. Check our website to see special events within the Lounge including Gail Doby of Gaily Doby Consulting (Saturday and Sunday) and Margarita Nakita of High Q Renders. And don’t miss Live from the Lounge with Nick May, Saturday through Monday from 4-5 p.m. NOTE: Lounge opens at Noon on Friday. Find more details at www.UniversalFurniture.com/marketevents.


Speakers: Gail Doby, Nick May, Margarita Nakita

RSVP Required

10225

11:30am - 2pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Parson's Table Pop-Up

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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 40-plus years of serving Market guests with a pop-up lunch service daily in The Point from 11:30am – 2pm on Friday, April 5 – Tuesday, April 9.


10226

11:30am - 8pm, Sun. Apr. 15

#HPMKTmemory Hashtag Printer and Photo Wall

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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.


10232

12pm - 2:30pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Lunch with Hurtado Furniture

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HURTADO

Neighborhood: North Elm

Shuttle Stop: 26 (Red Line)

Enjoy exclusive designs by Hurtado Furniture such as the introductions to the Santa Barbara Collection, Soho Collection, and many more. We look forward to your visit to our showroom.


10209

12pm - 5pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Steelyard Designers Welcome Reception at The Point

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

Neighborhood: Uptown Main

Stop by The Point for a warm welcome – complete with plenty of swag! – from the Steelyard team as they share their Market insights and designer-friendly resources to help you kick off your Spring Market experience. Learn about must-see events, get an overview of designer-friendly brands, network with fellow designers and, of course, pick up The Point’s exclusive nail polish color! The Steelyard experts will be on hand from Noon to 5pm for the official reception and will host an insightful roundtable discussion from 2 – 3pm. Check out the full schedule at hpmkt.steelyardaccess.com/steelyard-welcome-to-hpmkt – and be sure to stop by and say hello!


10057

2pm - 6pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Afternoon Social

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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.


10049

2pm - 6pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Afternoon Social

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Suites at Market Square, Suites At Market Square

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

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


10053

2pm - 6pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Afternoon Social

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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.


10210

2pm - 3pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Designer-Friendly Tips, Tricks and Tools for High Point Market

Educational

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

Neighborhood: Uptown Main

Join Steelyard’s designer experts as they share their insights into working Market like a pro. Learn how to find those hidden gems others often miss, where to find the influencers and thought leaders, how to navigate Market and its eight neighborhoods, and how to find vendors who will keep you profitable and protect your business. Stick around afterwards to mix and mingle with the roundtable moderators and other roundtable attendees – and be sure to pick up your Steelyard swag bag plus the exclusive nail polish for The Point!


10042

3pm - 4pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Suite Spot Tour of SALON

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 our guest designer & trendsetter thinks is trending at High Point Market this spring, spend an hour on an intimate guided tour with them. Join us as we introduce you to the 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. RSVP required.


RSVP Required

10196

3pm - 4pm, Sun. Apr. 15

C.R.E.A.T.E. a More Profitable Design Practice with Melissa Galt

Educational

Universal Furniture International, Inc.

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Shuttle Stop: 15 (Red Line)

Your greatest asset is your one-of-a-kind combination of education, history, experience, personality and talent. Learning the formula to truly harness this, inside your business and your brand, will help you make competition disappear as you become irresistible to your ideal clients for a lifetime of business and treasured relationships that refer a steady stream of projects. Find more details at www.UniversalFurniture.com/marketevents.


Speakers: Melissa Galt

RSVP Required

10167

4pm - 7pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Happy Hour at The Antique & Design Center

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Antique & Design Center, Market Square, Ground

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

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.


10183

4pm - 6pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Canapes & Cocktails

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Century Furniture, 200 Steele, Floor 2

Shuttle Stop: 17 (Red Line)

Unwind after a long day with some lite bites and refreshing cocktails!


10121

4pm - 6pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Sip & Sit at Lloyd Flanders

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Lloyd Flanders Industries Inc, Market Square, Floor 1

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Take a break from walking and stop in for happy hour in Market Square 110. Experience the true comfort of outdoor furniture.


10233

4pm - 6pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Wine and Cheese with Hurtado Furniture

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HURTADO

Neighborhood: North Elm

Shuttle Stop: 26 (Red Line)

Enjoy exclusive designs with delectable wine and cheese with Hurtado Furniture. We look forward to your visit to our showroom.


10120

5pm - 7pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Evenings of Live Entertainment and Heavy Hor d'oeuvres at the Atrium on Main

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Atrium on Main, Atrium on Main, Floor 4

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

Shuttle Stop: 9 (Green Line)

Come join us for four nights of delicious food and fresh entertainment. Open to all buyers, enjoy a complimentary evening with an open bar and a relaxing space to meet and greet on the 2nd Floor of the Atrium in front of Bernard's and Bauhaus' beautiful show spaces.


10228

5pm - 8pm, Sun. Apr. 15

After Hours at The Point

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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 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.


10141

5:30pm - 7:30pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Meet Bobby McAlpine

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Lee Industries Inc

Neighborhood: North Elm

Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Join LEE Industries and Flower Magazine for a cocktail reception with architect, Bobby McAlpine, in celebration of LEE Industries’ new McAlpine Home style introductions. Flower Magazine Editor-In-Chief, Margot Shaw, will lead a Q&A discussion to share the vision behind Bobby’s creative direction for the collection.


Speakers: Bobby McAlpine, Margot Shaw

10063

5:30pm - 7:30pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Market Kickoff Party

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Center Stage between Showplace and Transportation Terminal

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Come join us as we celebrate the beginning of High Point Market Spring 2019. Co-Sponsored by Shelba D Johnson Trucking and Global Shippers Association


10016

6pm - 7:30pm, Sun. Apr. 15

WithIt President’s Reception

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Palliser Furniture – 220 Elm 400

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Kick off a successful market at WithIt’s powerful networking reception and enjoy the exceptional hospitality of Palliser Furniture. Meet celebrity guest Sarah Richardson, HGTV star of “Sarah Off the Grid” and see her newest collection with Palliser. 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.


RSVP Required

10215

6pm - 9pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Celebration of A.R.T.

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A.R.T. Furniture Inc.

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Shuttle Stop: 16 (Red Line)

Join A.R.T Furniture and Caracole for an evening celebrating the arts and our new MAC Building with live entertainment, food and cocktails.