Events

April 2018

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

9am - 10am, Tue. Apr. 17

Style Spotters LIVE!

Educational

IHFC: Green Wing, 11th Floor, Ballroom A

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Enjoy a complimentary breakfast while our panel of 2018 High Point Market Style Spotters offer expert insight into the leading looks and on-trend products from Spring Market. RSVP at highpointmarket.org. After the event concludes, join your favorite Style Spotters for a tour of his or her favorite showrooms. Tours will begin at 10:15am, leaving from the ballroom, and will last approximately one hour. Sponsored by Crypton.

10am - 11am, Tue. Apr. 17

Green is the Color of Opportunity

Educational

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

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Consumer concerns about the environment are driving purchase decisions, and companies that can tell an authentic sustainability story are reaping real benefits. Join Susan Inglis of the Sustainable Furnishings Council, Peggy Burns of Circle Furniture and Aviva Stanoff of Aviva Stanoff Design Studio in an engaging roundtable discussion featuring examples of manufacturers, retailers and designers who are making money in this market and insights into how you can develop and deliver your own sustainability story.

10:15am - 11:30am, Tue. Apr. 17

Style Spotters Trend Tours

Educational

Departing from IHFC Ballroom A, Green Wing, 11th Floor

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Immediately after the Style Spotters LIVE! breakfast, join your favorite Style Spotters on a tour of his or her must-see showrooms. Tour will begin at 10:15am, leaving from Ballroom A in IHFC, Green Wing, 11th Floor. Sponsored by Crypton.

11:30am - 12:30pm, Tue. Apr. 17

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.

2pm - 3pm, Tue. Apr. 17

Suite Spot Tours with Ginger Curtis, Urbanology Designs

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 trendsetter Ginger Curtis, Founder of Urbanology Designs, thinks is hot at High Point Market this spring, and spend an hour on an intimate guided tour with her. Join Ginger as she introduces you to her 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/.

2:30pm - 3:30pm, Tue. Apr. 17

Leading the Way: Fair Trade and Social Accountability in the Design Industry

Educational

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

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

A practical and inspirational presentation, where you will learn the 10 principles of fair trade and what choices you can make to create a socially accountable design industry. Presentation led by Carol Serbet, President of Toronto-based Creative Matters Inc. and Reto Aschwandan Director of Label Step on the demand for fair trade in the textile design industry. With discussion and Q&A with global textile firms leading the way in social accountability. Additional panelists will be Vimal Kumar, Vice President of Obeetee, Inc.; Susan Inglis, Executive Director of Sustainable Furnishings Council and others TBA. (0.1 CEU) RSVP at: http://www.therugshow.com/ceu-seminars-high-point-market

3pm - 5pm, Tue. Apr. 17

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.

3:30pm - 4:30pm, Tue. Apr. 17

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.