Events

April 2018

Fri 13
Sat 14
Sun 15
Mon 16
Tue 17
Wed 18

7:30am - 9am, Sun. Apr. 15

WithIt Education Breakfast presented by Myriad Software

Educational

IHFC, Green Wing, International ballroom, 11th Floor

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Join WithIt for a full breakfast, networking and an inspiring speaker. More details to come. Breakfast is $30 and is open to all Market attendees. Tickets are available at withit.org.

7:30am - 9am, Sun. Apr. 15

Live Painting Demonstration

Educational

Linda Donohue Fine Art, Suites At Market Square, Mezzanine

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

California artist Linda Donohue will paint abstract seascapes and expressionist paintings in acrylics with a pallet knife and brushes.

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

Breakthrough to Clarity with Gail Doby

Educational

Universal Furniture International, Inc.

Shuttle Stop: 15 (Red Line)

Join business coach Gail Doby for breakfast followed by session on How to Grow Your Design Business. RSVP at www.UniversalToTheTrade.com/MarketEvents. 8:30 - 9:00am - Breakfast 9 - 10:30am - How to Grow Your Design Business 10:30 - 11am - Q+A

9am - 10am, Sun. Apr. 15

Sunday Brunch: Biscuits, Bagels & Bedding with Dave Perry

Educational

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

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Bedding e-tailers are changing the mattress landscape, but all is not lost for brick-and-mortar retailers. Furniture Today's long-time bedding editor looks at ways that retailers can improve the in-store experience. (0.1 CEU)

9am - 10am, Sun. Apr. 15

State of the Industry with Jerry Epperson

Educational

HFA Retailer Resource Center- 1st Floor Plaza Suites

Shuttle Stop: 3 (Green Line)

Speaker: Jerry Epperson, Mann, Armistead & Epperson, LTD. There is so much going on with the economy, politics, the international situation, new interest in the industry from outside investors, etc., I won’t know where to start!

9am - 10am, Sun. Apr. 15

Morning Glitz: A Deco Inspired Breakfast

Educational

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

Shuttle Stop: 18 (Red Line)

Start your market day right with Designers Today's Editor in Chief Jane Dagmi and the incomparable Michelle Workman as they hold court over coffee and a European breakfast while exploring the re-emergence of Art Deco themes in contemporary interior design. From its trademark curves to today's trending gold accents, the glamour and allure of Deco has never whispered with such strength!

9:30am - 11am, Sun. Apr. 15

DESIGN VIEWPOINTS SERIES - Protect Your Firm with Quality Legal Contracts

Educational

High Point Theatre (located in the Transportation Terminal)

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

A lawyer whose expertise is interior design contract law, Alan M. Siegel will show you how to develop and use legal contracts to protect you and your business. Alan will provide critical insight from his 40+ year career working with the top designers in the industry. The author of the interior design form contracts for the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), Alan will focus on key clauses from the new and reformatted 2018 agreements (available for purchase) to help you protect your firm, manage risk, and safeguard compensation. 0.15 IDCEC-Approved CEU. Presented by the High Point Market Authority and ASID.

10am - 11am, Sun. Apr. 15

More Bang from Your Marketing Dollars

Educational

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

Shuttle Stop: 18 (Red Line)

Pulp Design Studios co-founders, Beth Dotolo and Carolina Gentry, give real-world, expert advice on how to get your marketing dollars to work harder and smarter for you. There will be a Q&A at the end with Beth and Carolina. Refreshments will be served. Co-sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt and Alden Parkes. (0.1 CEU)

10am - 11am, Sun. Apr. 15

More Bang from Your Marketing Dollars

Educational

Alden Parkes Seminar Room, 200 N. Hamilton, S Ct 110

Shuttle Stop: 18 (Red Line)

The dynamic duo behind Pulp Design Studios, Co-Founders Beth Dotolo and Carolina Gentry, give real-world, expert advice on how to get your marketing dollars to work harder and smarter for you. They are known for creating buzz in the industry and in their target markets. Using a unique mix of social media, video, blogging, pop-up shops, and partnerships, they have made the most out of every dollar in their marketing budget to raise their brand profile and attract more clients. In this fun and fast-paced presentation, they’ll let you in on their secrets to help you get the best return on your marketing investment. A question and answer segment will follow. (0.1 CEU) Co-Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt and Alden Parkes.

10am - 11am, Sun. Apr. 15

Decorative Lighting: Making Choices with Confidence

Educational

Hudson Valley Lighting, Historic Marque Square, M90

Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Please join interior designer and tastemaker Corey Damen Jenkins as he shares tips on how to make impactful decisions with decorative lighting fixtures. He will also discuss new trends and how designers can overcome obstacles in light-challenged spaces. Brunch will follow the presentation.

10am - 11am, Sun. Apr. 15

Textiles 102: Inside the Designers Studio - CEU Credit –

Educational

Jaipur Living, Showplace, Floor 3

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Design Director Rachel Doriss of world-renowned textile creator Pollack presents a lively CEU presentation on the design process of creating functional yet beautiful textiles, from inspiration to final production. This course invites participants to start with the spark of inspiration and examine in detail how choices of material, construction, pattern, and color are resolved to create a physically and aesthetically functional fabric. We share techniques for gathering and refining sources of inspiration, followed by the specific steps and methods used —some traditional, others cutting-edge – in developing a textile from start to finish.

10am - 11am, Sun. Apr. 15

Trend Talk with Fashion Snoops - A Look Ahead

Educational

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

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Shop with confidence knowing that the products you’re purchasing this Spring Market will still be on-trend for years to come with this interactive roundtable discussion with Fashion Snoops’ Home Interiors Director, Jaye Anna Mize. Discuss the macro and micro trends influencing home furnishings, and what’s on the horizon for 2019.

10:30am - 11:30am, Sun. Apr. 15

Fresh to Follow: Angelo Adamo

Educational

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

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Join Angelo Adamo, of Angelo Adamo Design, and Cindy Hodnett for a discussion about the intersect of architecture and design. As an expert in interior branding, they will examine how architecture can transform and elevate commercial and hospitality design and spaces. Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt. (0.1 CEU)

10:30am - 11:30am, Sun. Apr. 15

Looking At your Business Intelligence Strategically

Educational

HFA Retailer Resource Center- 1st Floor Plaza Suites

Shuttle Stop: 3 (Green Line)

Speaker: Donnie Surdoval, STORIS. With the influx of business operations being conducted through technology, your business is collecting increasingly valuable data. Within this data lies strategic opportunities. The question is, how do you utilize this data effectively? The answer is Business Intelligence (BI). In this seminar, we will dive into how you can use BI tools to can help you synthesize analyses, create actionable reports and dashboards, and disperse intelligence throughout your team to make collaborative decisions. Additionally, we will review the importance of merging analytics across your in-store, online, and mobile initiatives for one clear picture of your overall business’ performance.

11:30am - 12:30pm, Sun. Apr. 15

ART DAY Workshop with Interior Designers and Architects at The Rug Show

Educational

The Rug Show, Suites at Market Square, T-428

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

The Rug Show with Creative Matters Inc and Cover Magazine Present Art Day- A CEU Accredited Workshop. Participants are invited to engage in a one hour complimentary creative workshop, conducted by the Creative Matters team in collaboration with The Rug Show and Cover Magazine. Get away from the computer and let your creativity shine! Mediums will include oil pastel, charcoal, ink, wax resist and various papers. Open to all skill levels and expertise. (0.1 CEU) Limited places, please RSVP to info@therugshow.com and visit www.therugshow.com for more information.

12pm - 1pm, Sun. Apr. 15

DESIGN VIEWPOINTS SERIES - How to Manage Clients and Cultivate New Business

Educational

High Point Theatre (located in the Transportation Terminal)

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

In the constant pressure of day-to-day client management, firm leaders must balance the cultivation of new business with the effective management of current projects. In this panel discussion, Jennifer Quail, editor-in-chief, i+D magazine, will invite our panel of design leaders including John Cialone, ASID, NCIDQ, Courtney McLeod, and Robert Passal to share their strategies to maintain existing clients and gain new ones. You will walk away from this panel discussion with new ideas to help you successfully and sustainably expand your practice. Complimentary boxed lunch provided. 0.1 IDCEC-Approved CEU. Presented by the High Point Market Authority and ASID.

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

“Interior Design for Real Life – Solutions that Boost Client Satisfaction”

Educational

Kas Rugs & Home, IHFC, Green, Floor 2

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Join Libby Langdon as she shares insights on embracing the personality of clients and consumers and creating stylish spaces that are truly livable. From the realities of living with kids and pets to entertaining (think red wine), your clients need homes that are not just beautiful but comfortable, functional and practical. In a fast-paced informative presentation, Libby gives tactics to position your business messaging so potential clients know you can translate real life needs into chic home décor. A light lunch will be served – RSVP to LibbyPR@libbylangdon.com.

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

LUNCH WITH LIBBY - "Interior Design for Real Life – Solutions that Boost Client Satisfaction"

Educational

KAS Rugs Showroom IHFC Green Wing - G270

Shuttle Stop: 8 (Green Line)

Join Libby Langdon as she shares insights on embracing the personality of clients and consumers and creating stylish spaces that are truly livable. From the realities of living with kids and pets to entertaining (think red wine), your clients need homes that are not just beautiful but comfortable, functional and practical. In a fast-paced, informative presentation, Libby gives tactics to position your business messaging so potential clients know you can translate real life needs into chic home décor. A light lunch will be served in the KAS Showroom – IHFC Green Wing - G270. RSVP to LibbyPR@libbylangdon.com.

12:30pm - 1:30pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Interior Design for Real Life – Solutions that Boost Client Satisfaction

Educational

KAS Rugs, IHFC Green Wing, G270

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Join designer Libby Langdon as she shares insights on embracing the personality of clients and consumers and creating stylish spaces that are truly livable. From the realities of living with kids and pets to entertaining (think red wine), your clients need homes that are not just beautiful but comfortable, functional and practical. In a fast-paced, informative presentation, Libby gives tactics to position your business messaging so potential clients know you can translate real life needs into chic home décor. A light lunch will be served. RSVP to LibbyPR@libbylangdon.com .

1pm - 2pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Comfort Is Great Design

Educational

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

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Comfort Is Great Design: How extra attention to live-ability will elevate your design solutions to new and highly-valued heights. John Smith, Founder & President of WILLEM SMITH, challenges convention where certain stalwart elements of design are questioned, not for their aesthetic, but for their contribution to a truly thought-through living experience. Comfort Is Great Design will open your eyes to how practical considerations are, in certain instances, inadvertently sacrificed for a superb visual setting. John's seminar goes beyond the specifications for a comfortable seating architecture by highlighting popular dos that ought to be don'ts, which can yield truly comfortable and grateful clients. (0.1 CEU) Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt.

1pm - 2pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Thinking with a Pencil - The POWER of Sketching to Close Sales

Educational

HFA Retailer Resource Center- 1st Floor Plaza Suites

Shuttle Stop: 3 (Green Line)

Speaker: Jody Sievert, OnexOne Companies. You know your teams should be sketching…THEY know they should be sketching…EVERYONE knows that sketching increases close ratio and average sale, and yet salespeople and sales managers still struggle with it. Come and find out how to INCREASE sketching, INCREASE close ratio, INCREASE average sale….and take away tools to help you do that.

1pm - 2pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Design Transformation: Magic at the Table

Educational

Alden Parkes Seminar Room, 200 N. Hamilton, S Ct 110

Shuttle Stop: 18 (Red Line)

Join Natalie Reddell & Danielle Rollins as these independent designers collaborate to reveal how tablescapes can transform any room from drab to fab. Their talk and demo will provide tips and techniques to harness your creativity in a new way. A question and answer segment with follow. (0.1 CEU) Co-Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt and Alden Parkes.

1pm - 2pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Design Transformation: Magic at the Table

Educational

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

Shuttle Stop: 18 (Red Line)

Independent designers, Natalie Reddell and Danielle Rollins, collaborate to reveal how tablescapes can transform any room from drab to fab. Their talk and demo will provide tips and techniques to harness your creativity in a new way. There will be a Q&A at the end with Natalie and Danielle. Refreshments will be served. Co-sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt and Alden Parkes. (0.1 CEU)

1:30pm - 2:30pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Jumpstart your Design Career: Learning from Young Leaders in Design

Educational

Universal Furniture International, Inc.

Shuttle Stop: 15 (Red Line)

Description: Join New England Home magazine's Editor-in-Chief Kyle Hoepner as he discusses how to put your design career on the fast track with the with the magazine’s “5 Under 40” award winners. Panelists: i. Ellisha Alexina, Ellisha Alexina Studio (textile design), Easthampton, MA ii. Kristina Crestin, Kristina Crestin Design (interior design), Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA iii. Maggie Mink, Marcus Gleysteen Architects (architecture), Boston, MA iv. Jill Goldberg, Hudson and Hudson Interior Designs (interior design and retail), Boston, MA v. Josh Linder, Evolve Residential (interior design and retail), Boston, MA RSVP at www.UniversalToTheTrade.com/MarketEvents.

1:30pm - 2:30pm, Sun. Apr. 15

To Showhouse or Not To Showhouse: Pros, Cons, Tips and What to Expect.

Educational

Zoe Bios Creative

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Participating in a designer showhouse can be an excellent opportunity to showcase your talent and products, as well as to gain media exposure, new client leads and sales. It can also demand a great deal of time and money. Tricks of the trade? Interior designers and showhouse pros Michael Berman, Michel Smith Boyd, Susan Jamieson and Justin Shaulis will answer these questions and many more. Join this lively conversation as they share the pros and cons, along with tips for creating design work to get you noticed. Moderated by ASPIRE DESIGN AND HOME magazine’s VP of Advertising & Brand Partnerships and veteran showhouse producer, Lori Sheldon. Followed by an open floor Q&A. Refreshments served. RSVP to lisa@lisamcmahon.com.

2pm - 3:30pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Tea & Trends with Barclay Butera and Home Accents Today

Educational

Nourison Industries, IHFC, Commerce, Floor 1

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Agenda: 2:00-2:30 Meet & Greet Interior Designer Barclay Butera and Home Accent Today’s Editor in Chief Susan Dickenson and Senior Fashion Editor Jane Dagmi 2:30-3:00 Panel Discussion the latest trends in color, design, carpets, indoor and outdoor offerings 3:00-3:30 See Barclay’s ALL NEW collections: Lido-Indoor Outdoor / The Newport Collection and The Brentwood Collection. Mix and Mingle~ Tea and Sweets~ Afternoon Treats!

2pm - 3pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Tea & Trends with Barclay Butera and Home Accents Today

Educational

Nourison Showroom, IH101 - IHFC, Commerce, Floor 1

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

2:00-2:30 Meet & Greet Interior Designer Barclay Butera and Home Accent Today’s Editor in Chief Susan Dickenson and Senior Fashion Editor Jane Dagmi; 2:30-3:00 Panel Discussion the latest trends in color, design, carpets, indoor and outdoor offerings; 3:00-3:30 See Barclay’s ALL NEW collections: Lido-Indoor Outdoor / The Newport Collection and The Brentwood Collection. Mix and Mingle~ Tea and Sweets~ Afternoon Treats!

2pm - 3pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Suite Spot Tour with Liles & Zandy, The Warehouse 1924

Educational

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

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

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 designers Liles Dunnigan and Zandy Gammons, Co-Owners of the Warehouse 1924, think is hot at High Point Market this spring, spend an hour on an intimate guided tour them. Join Liles & Zandy, as they take you on a guided tour of their favorite 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. To Register visit: http://www.imchighpointmarket.com/seminars-and-events/.

3pm - 5pm, Sun. Apr. 15

The Art of Block Printing

Educational

Itinerant Studio, Suites At Market Square, Mezzanine

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Join Tom and Vicki as they teach not only about the art of printmaking but how to sell these original works to your customers. This will also be a hands-on class where you can try printing one yourself.

3pm - 4pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Screen Stars in Designers Rooms - Making design magic with decorative screens

Educational

Screen Gems / Teton Home, Showplace, Floor 3

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Mary Knackstedt will moderate a panel of designers who have used screens in their work. You will gain ideas to enhance your work and profits. Meet, share, ask questions, enjoy cocktails, gifts and prizes.

3pm - 4pm, Sun. Apr. 15

KEYNOTE SERIES: The 5 Elements of a Remarkable Customer Experience with Doug Stephens, The Retail Prophet

Educational

High Point Theatre (located in the Transportation Terminal)

Shuttle Stop: 3 (Green Line)

Brands struggle to meet & exceed the expectations of today’s sophisticated customer. Although it’s widely recognized brands should be focused on the customer experience, there are misconceptions about what “customer experience” really means. Join author & internationally renowned consumer futurist, Doug Stephens, The Retail Prophet, for a tour of the future where every aspect of the retail experience as we know it will be radically transformed. Stephens will present what constitutes a truly remarkable customer experience & how retailers can create 1-to-1 intelligent journeys to deliver connected shopping experiences, whether online or in store, to secure their place in the hearts & minds of tomorrow’s consumer. Book signing to follow.

3:30pm - 4:30pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Inside the Designer’s Studio with Thom Filicia

Educational

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

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Following the “Inside the Actor’s Studio” concept and format, renowned designer and TV personality Thom Filicia will discuss a variety of designer-focused topics as well as share insights from his life. Thom has been named by House Beautiful as one of their “Top 100 Designers,” and Elle Décor regaled him as an “A-List Designer.” He will share design how to’s and various trends while discussing his approach to design, clients and working within the design community. Filicia will have a lively one-on-one conversation with our guest editor, and will take questions from the audience following the discussion, allowing spectators to engage the designers and their A-list interviewer. (0.1 CEU)

3:30pm - 4:30pm, Sun. Apr. 15

ART DAY Workshop with Interior Designers and Architects at The Rug Show

Educational

The Rug Show, Suites at Market Square, T-428

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

The Rug Show with Creative Matters Inc and Cover Magazine Present Art Day- A CEU Accredited Workshop Participants are invited to engage in a one hour complimentary creative workshop, conducted by the Creative Matters team in collaboration with The Rug Show and Cover Magazine. Get away from the computer and let your creativity shine! Mediums will include oil pastel, charcoal, ink, wax resist and various papers. Open to all skill levels and expertise. (0.1 CEU) Limited places, please RSVP to info@therugshow.com and visit www.therugshow.com for more information.

4pm - 6pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Cocktails and Color: What’s New and Now in Southern Design

Educational

Highland House Furniture, 200 Steele, Floor 1

Shuttle Stop: 17 (Red Line)

Southern Living and Highland House come together to discuss “Cocktails & Color: What’s New and Now in Southern Design”.

4pm - 5pm, Sun. Apr. 15

SFC's #GetYourGreenOn Interior Design Competition, A Conversation with the 2017 Winners

Educational

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

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Join a vibrant discussion among the winners of SFC's 2017 #GetYourGreenOn Interior Design competition. Learn what it took for them to win - asking, "What's it made of?" and using product from a variety of SFC manufacturer members - and also how they have built their businesses with a green tinge. Katherine Snedeker, The Arrangement, grand prize winner, along with Kirsten Flynn, Sustainable Home, Jessica Garcia, Des-Syn, Bernadette Upton, EcoDecor discuss, and Sean Sullivan, Group Marketing Director and Associate Publisher, Hearst Design Group. The panel will be moderated by Julie Smith-Vincenti of Nine Muses Media. The 2018 #GetYourGreenOn competition will also be announced. Co-Sponsored by SFC and IMC-DesignOnHPMkt. (0.1 CEU)