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October

Live Painting Demonstration

Type:
Educational
When:
7:30am - 9am, Sun. Oct. 15
Location:
The Suites at Market Square M-6017
Bustop:
14 (Red/Green Line)

Watch Artist, Linda Donohue, paint abstract seascapes and expressionist art with acrylics and a pallet knife.

WithIt Education Breakfast featuring Mark Badgley & James Mischka, Presented by Myriad Software

Type:
Educational
When:
7:30am - 9am, Sun. Oct. 15
Location:
IHFC Ballroom - Green Wing, 11th Floor
Bustop:
14 (Red/Green Line)

“A Conversation with Mark Badgley and James Mischka: Bringing their Fashion Vision to Home Furnishings”
Join us as WithIt celebrates its 20th year for a conversation featuring the innovative fashion designers Mark Badgley and James Mischka who debuted their new home furnishings line Badgley Mischka Home during the Spring 2017 market. This moderated discussion will give an insider’s view of the interrelation of couture fashion and home design. Prepare to be inspired by these creative gentlemen. Ticket cost is $30 and includes a full breakfast, program and networking and is open to all market attendees. Tickets are available at withit.org.

Experience OmniVue® 3D Virtual Reality!

Type:
Educational
When:
9am - 4pm, Sun. Oct. 15
Location:
Plaza Suites, 1st floor, 1-515
Bustop:
3 (Green Line)

Look through the lenses of the future in home furnishings product visualization. MicroD will have an OmniVue® 3D Virtual Reality Experience at High Point Market! With a NEW second location in Plaza Suites, 1st floor, 1-515, you'll witness the incredible power of 3D and how your customers can shop even more interactively. ​The Experience starts Friday, October 13th ​at ​1:00 pm through close of Market​.

Fun and Informative Live Podcast Saturday "Where to Splurge & Where to Save" with Barrie Livingstone.

Type:
Educational
When:
9am - 11am, Sun. Oct. 15
Exhibitor:
Office Star Products
Building:
Center Point On Manning, Floor 1
Showroom:
157
Bustop:
12 (Green Line)

Office Star Products Showroom 157 Center Point on Manning presents "Where to Splurge & Where to Save". Saturday at 10AM, featuring Designers Barrie Livingstone, Anthony Michael and Keith Fortner. Also, "Marketing your Design Firm" on Sunday at 9AM, featuring IDS Designers Shayla Copas, Jason Clifton and Jeffrey Johnson with special host, Nick May of The Chaise Lounge. Join us in our showroom at #157 Center Point on Manning for our live podcast and refreshments.

Interior Design Summit (Oct 13) + IDS GRAM|MEs Curated Tour (Oct 14 - 16)

Type:
Educational
When:
9am - 7pm, Sun. Oct. 15
Location:
IHFC Ballroom A - Green Wing, 11th Floor
Bustop:
14 (Red/Green Line)

Join Gail Doby Coaching & Consulting & Luxe Interiors + Design to discover best practices of top interior designers, including how to set & sell your fees, how to increase your profit, top trends, using Instagram to attract ideal clients, business transformation secrets, and much more. Keynote Speakers Lisa Kahn Allen (Lisa Kahn Designs) and Pam McNally (SANDOW) will encourage you to "Live Your Brand"​ and discuss "5 Digital Steps You Can Take Right Now". The Interior Design Summit (0.5 CEU) will be Fri, Oct 13, followed by a 3-day curated showroom experience​. Get stamps on your passport map to win one of several prizes - total prize value of $50,000! Visit www.interiordesignsummit.com for details & to register (early bird ends Aug 18).

State of the Industry with Jerry Epperson

Type:
Educational
When:
9am - 10am, Sun. Oct. 15
Location:
Home Furnishings Association Retailer Resource Center- 1st Floor Plaza Suites
Bustop:
3 (Green Line)

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. We have so much to talk about!
(TRACK: State of the Industry)

Trends to Bank on for 2019

Type:
Educational
When:
10am - 11am, Sun. Oct. 15
Location:
Alden Parkes Seminar Room, 200 N. Hamilton, S Ct 110
Bustop:
18 (Red Line)

Michelle Lamb, Editorial Director for The Trend Curve™, reveals the color and design trends that will mean business for the next two years. Michelle will take you on an amazing journey with hundreds of images from her travels around the globe to show you the clues that inspired each of her style forecasts. Become a trend spotter before a trend goes mainstream and stay on the forefront of WHAT'S NEXT FOR TREND. Bring your trend questions! Michelle will answer them all. Co-Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt and Alden Parkes. (0.1 CEU)

Bold Color and Pattern

Type:
Educational
When:
10am - 11am, Sun. Oct. 15
Location:
Suites at Market Square Seminar Room (SAMS T-1014)
Bustop:
14 (Red/Green Line)

There’s no denying that vivid color and eye-catching patterns are turning heads and earning likes on Instagram. Join WILLIAMSBURG brand as it hosts moderator Marina Case and four designers who are creating interiors to envy. Jason Oliver Nixon, Tobi Fairley, Natalie Reddell, and James Farmer share their design expertise, discuss color and pattern-mixing favorites, and celebrate the striking combo of blue & white, a WILLIAMSBURG classic. Learn how they balance their bold color and pattern selections to create memorable rooms for their clients. Coffee, tea, and breakfast treats will be provided. Co-Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt and WILLIAMSBURG Brand. (0.1 CEU)

Brunch Banter - Managing Clients Expectations with Corey Damen Jenkins

Type:
Educational
When:
10am - 11am, Sun. Oct. 15
Exhibitor:
Leathercraft Inc
Building:
200 N. Hamilton St., Floor 2
Hamilton/Wrenn District
Showroom:
N Ct 205
Bustop:
18 (Red Line)

An exploration of strategies to successfully navigate the challenges of the Designer/Client Relationship with Corey Damen Jenkins.

Theodore Alexander Introduces Castle Bromwich Echoes with Toma Clark Haines ('The Antiques Diva')

Type:
Educational
When:
10am - 11am, Sun. Oct. 15
Exhibitor:
Theodore Alexander
Showroom:
229 W. Russell Ave.
Bustop:
8 (Green Line)

Join Theodore Alexander for an interactive tour celebrating Castle Bromwich Echoes, the latest collection from TA. Lunch will be served following the tour. To RSVP please email rsvp@theodorealexander.com or call (336) 885-5005.

Castle Bromwich Echoes is an interpretation of, and addition, to Theodore Alexander’s highly successful Castle Bromwich collection. The new Castle Bromwich Echoes collection is a lifestyle group of 80 pieces, including dining, occasional and bedroom groups.

Castle Bromwich Echoes reflects the hand hewn, rustic look of the original collection and reinterprets it in oak, hand cast textured aluminum, vintage style leather and linen upholstery.

DESIGN VIEWPOINTS SERIES - Conducting Business in a Global Environment

Type:
Educational
When:
10am - 11am, Sun. Oct. 15
Location:
High Point Theatre (located in the Transportation Terminal)
Bustop:
14 (Red/Green Line)

Our environment is constantly evolving and within the business world, designers must be knowledgeable on customs, practices and trends when conducting business globally. Join Adriana Hoyos, Principal at Adriana Design Studio, as she discusses global expansion and how it differs in places such as the United States, Latin America and South America; how to draw inspiration from worldwide influences; and delivering an outcome for your clients that include elements from their respective environments. Adriana expresses her talents through her design studio, Adriana Design Studio, and her retail enterprise, Adriana Hoyos Furnishings, with stores in the U.S., Chile, Peru and Ecuador. Presented by the High Point Market Authority and ASID. (0.1 CEU)

SELLINGreen, HTD Style

Type:
Educational
When:
10am - 11am, Sun. Oct. 15
Location:
Showroom: 2400 - Showplace, Floor 2
Bustop:
14 (Red/Green Line)

HTD's line of eco-friendly and award winning provides opportunity for growing your business while it also contributes to the protection of the planet we share. Susan Inglis, SFC Executive Director and resident expert, points out features and teaches you how to use eco-attributes to drive traffic and close sales. Drawing on SFC’s own consumer research, learn to answer questions most commonly asked by customers, in simple and compelling ways. Get answers to the most common questions about environmental safety, and empower your sales team to build your brand, as well as a healthy future.
Learn how HTD exemplifies the Best Practices we all should strive to implement, and how to tell the story to build your brand.
1 ceu IDCEC 103186-1001

Embrace Creative Destruction and Implement in Your Business

Type:
Educational
When:
10:30am - 11:30am, Sun. Oct. 15
Location:
Home Furnishings Association Retailer Resource Center- 1st Floor Plaza Suites
Bustop:
3 (Green Line)

Creative Destruction is happening to retail brick and mortar retailers every day. What is it, and why must your retail business embrace it, initiate it and live by it to survive? In this session, we will explore the true meaning of the definition and the key areas you need to implement CREATIVE DESTRUCTION in your sales, marketing, technology, and operations to create a true Value Chain for your customer.
(TRACK: Advertising/Marketing)

Leading a Showhouse

Type:
Educational
When:
12pm - 1:30pm, Sun. Oct. 15
Location:
Suites at Market Square Seminar Room (SAMS 1-1014)
Bustop:
14 (Red/Green Line)

Join Jill Waage, Editor in Chief of Traditional Home, as she moderates this dynamic conversation with designers that have led showhouses. Learn what it takes to build a showhouse from ground up, how the process works, and the benefits of participating in a showhouse. Designers will leave with key tips and tricks to pulling off a knock-out room sans the stress! Showhouse Chairs joining the discussion will be Julianne Taylor of the CSOL Charleston Showhouse, Lori Paranjape of the Nashville Parade of Homes, Suzanne Kasler of the South Eastern Showhouse, and Robert Leleux of the Southern Style Now Showhouse. Q&A and book signings will follow. Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt. (0.1 CEU)

DESIGN VIEWPOINTS SERIES - Hospitality Insiders Share All: What it Takes to be a Designer in the Hospitality Sector

Type:
Educational
When:
12pm - 1pm, Sun. Oct. 15
Location:
High Point Theatre (located in the Transportation Terminal)
Bustop:
14 (Red/Green Line)

Uncover the key ideas every designer needs to know when making the leap from residential to hospitality design. Designers Gary Inman (VP of Hospitality, Baskervill), Nina Magon (Principal, Contour Interior Design), Patrick Sutton (Owner, Patrick Sutton) and Todd Ellenberger (Associate, Hirsch Bedner Associates) will share their experiences and lessons learned, as they discuss how the structure of a hospitality project differs from a residential project. Plus, they will explore the current state of the hospitality industry. Moderated by Chaise Lounge Podcast founder, Nick May. Presented by the High Point Market Authority and ASID. Complimentary boxed lunch provided. (0.1 CEU)

The Genesis of a Licensed Collection: The Process of Bringing a Designer Line to Market

Type:
Educational
When:
12:30pm - 2pm, Sun. Oct. 15
Exhibitor:
Kas Rugs & Home
Building:
IHFC, Green, Floor 2
Showroom:
G270
Bustop:
1 (Transportation Terminal)

Join Libby Langdon, interior designer, television personality, and author as she shares her journey creating and launching her licensed home furnishings collections. From finding the right partner and product inspiration to translating her designs and the promotion of the final product, Libby breaks down her process from start to finish. Libby also offers strategies on defining and raising your business brand awareness, identifying potential licensing opportunities and broadening outreach. We hope you can join us for this informative, fast-paced, and motivational presentation. A light lunch will be served. Immediately following, Libby will walk attendees through her brand-new collections for KAS Rugs. RSVP to LibbyPR@libbylangdon.com

The Genesis of a Licensed Collection: The Process of Bringing a Designer Line to Market

Type:
Educational
When:
12:30pm - 2pm, Sun. Oct. 15
Location:
KAS Rugs Showroom G270 - IHFC, 2nd Floor, Green Wing
Bustop:
8 (Green Line)

Join Libby Langdon, interior designer, television personality, and author as she shares her journey creating and launching her licensed home furnishings collections. From finding the right partner and product inspiration to translating her designs and the promotion of the final product, Libby breaks down her process from start to finish. Libby also offers strategies on raising your business brand awareness, identifying potential licensing opportunities and broadening outreach. We hope you can join us for this informative, fast-paced, and motivational presentation. A light lunch will will be served. Immediately following, Libby will walk attendees through her brand-new collections for KAS Rugs. RSVP to LibbyPR@libbylangdon.com.

Facebook Comes of Age

Type:
Educational
When:
1pm - 2pm, Sun. Oct. 15
Location:
Home Furnishings Association Retailer Resource Center- 1st Floor Plaza Suites
Bustop:
3 (Green Line)

Denise Keniston, Web4Retail
Facebook advertising has come of age! Retailers are 'stepping up' and 'rushing in' to embrace Facebook advertising as one of their primary forms of marketing. In this session, you will see how and why Facebook ads are this summer’s BIG value and how Facebook has changed marketing forever! Bring your iPads, phones and laptops. Denise will be doing a Facebook LIVE demo and giving you detailed tips on what makes Facebook advertising a retailer’s dream.
(TRACK: Marketing)

Fashion Snoops Buyer's Guide and Trend Booth Pop-up

Type:
Educational
When:
1pm - 4pm, Sun. Oct. 15
Location:
Phillips Collection - C202 - IHFC, Commerce, Floor 2
Bustop:
14 (Red/Green Line)

If you were unable to join Fashion Snoops' Home Interiors Creative Director, Jaye Anna Mize, at her trend presentation on Friday, be sure to stop by the Fashion Snoops table to pick up your exclusive High Point Market Fashion Snoops Buyer's Guide. On Sunday, from 1pm - 4pm, the table will be located in the Phillips Collection showroom. Feel free to bring your questions to chat up the Fashion Snoops' trend team, as they will be on-site to discuss the spring 2018 trends and where to shop this season! The Fashion Snoops team will also in the 200 Steele lobby on Monday from 10am – 12pm.

Decorating with Unique Room Dividers

Type:
Educational
When:
1:30pm - 2:30pm, Sun. Oct. 15
Exhibitor:
Screen Gems / Teton Home
Building:
Showplace, Floor 3
Showroom:
3433
Bustop:
1 (Transportation Terminal)

How to create unique home decor outcome? Please join us to explore 20 simple and unique ways with unexpected excellent looks by using screens in different ways.

Love It Or Hate It - Hosted by Chairish at the ADC

Type:
Educational
When:
2pm - 3pm, Sun. Oct. 15
Location:
Antique & Design Center Lecture Room - Mezzanine Level of Historic Market Square
Bustop:
29 (Red Line)

Join Domino Magazine Editor-in-Chief Jessica Romm Perez and Chairish’s Mugs Buckley as they lead a lively group of top interior designers, including Young Huh, Josh Greene of Hernandez Greene, Angie Hranowsky, Tharon Anderson, Sarah Bartholomew, and Julia Buckingham as we play a raucous round of Love It or Hate It. This spirited and irreverent game gives a spontaneous yay or nay on top design trends: sunburst mirrors, banana leaf wallpaper, gallery walls – are they in, out, or somewhere in between? We’ll have some laughs while listening to industry thought leaders dish and diss design. Don’t miss the hilarity. Sponsored by Chairish

Stories Behind the Design

Type:
Educational
When:
2pm - 3pm, Sun. Oct. 15
Location:
Suites at Market Square Seminar Room (SAMS 1-1014)
Bustop:
14 (Red/Green Line)

Flower magazine Editor-in-Chief, Margot Shaw moderates a panel of some of the home design industry’s most dynamic and successful talents – Christopher Spitzmiller, Suzanne Rheinstein, Tammy Connor and Bobby McAlpine – as they share the stories behind their design. Hear how they got started, what inspires them now, and tips that you can implement in your everyday life in business, including their most successful brand broadening strategies involving social media, partnerships, as well as ancillary product lines. Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt and Flower Magazine. Co-Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt and Flower Magazine. (0.1 CEU)

Artist Fernanda Piamonti Demonstration of "Dripism" Technique

Type:
Educational
When:
2pm - 3pm, Sun. Oct. 15
Exhibitor:
Unique Home Art & Objects Unlimited
Building:
Suites At Market Square, Mezzanine
Showroom:
M-5035
Bustop:
14 (Red/Green Line)

Argentinian artist Fernanda Piamonti will do her "Dripism" painting demonstration in the UNIQUE HOME ART & OBJECTS unlimited space at Market in the Suites at Market Square (SAMS) space M5035 on Saturday, October 14, and Sunday, October 15, at 2PM.

KEYNOTE SERIES Ashley & India Hicks: Growing Up in the Designed World of David Hicks; Redesigning the Family Legacy

Type:
Educational
When:
2pm - 3:30pm, Sun. Oct. 15
Location:
High Point Theatre (located in the Transportation Terminal)
Bustop:
14 (Red/Green Line)

Explore legendary decorator David Hicks' design legacy as witnessed by none other than son and daughter, Ashley and India Hicks. For the first time together on stage, Ashley and India will share stories of growing up in the impeccably designed world of their father at home in Oxfordshire, why his trademark use of geometric pattern and color forever changed the English drawing room, and how each has reinterpreted this design legacy through their own unique entrepreneurial vision. Sharp, witty, irreverent, and a bit tricky, the siblings will share insight into the creative force of David Hicks as never heard before. Book signing to follow. Presented by the High Point Market Authority. Doors open at 1:30pm.

Editor at Large: Technology and Design

Type:
Educational
When:
2pm - 3pm, Sun. Oct. 15
Exhibitor:
Universal Furniture International, Inc.
Showroom:
101 S. Hamilton St. (Formerly Hamilton Square)
Bustop:
15 (Red Line)

Join Editor at Large as they explore some of the newest technology for interior design professionals.

RSVP: www.UniversalToTheTrade.com/MarketEvents

Suite Spot Tours with Shayla Copas

Type:
Educational
When:
2:30pm - 3:30pm, Sun. Oct. 15
Location:
Tours will depart from the Top Floor of the Suites at Market Square
Bustop:
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 trendsetters think is hot at High Point Market this fall, spend an hour on an intimate guided tour with one of them. Join Shayla Copas, owner of Shayla Copas Interiors, as she takes you on a guided tour of 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/.

Motivation for Peak Performance

Type:
Educational
When:
2:30pm - 3:30pm, Sun. Oct. 15
Location:
Home Furnishings Association Retailer Resource Center- 1st Floor Plaza Suites
Bustop:
3 (Green Line)

Phil Gutsell, GutSELL & Associates
How do you get your team to always perform their best and get out of their comfort zone? Phil Gutsell has researched hundreds of retail operations and discovered the critical factors that keep you and your people satisfied with the norm. Phil will explain the adjustments you and your team can make to put them in position for stellar results. Discover the key behavioral factors that separate your store from higher results and a better bottom line.
(TRACK: Sales/Sales Training)

Inside the Designers’ Studio with Badgley Mischka

Type:
Educational
When:
3:30pm - 4:30pm, Sun. Oct. 15
Location:
Suites at Market Square Seminar Room (SAMS 1-1014)
Bustop:
14 (Red/Green Line)

Following the “Inside the Actor’s Studio” concept and format, renowned fashion and home designers Mark Badgley and James Mischka will discuss a variety of designer-focused topics as well as share insights from their lives. They will have a lively one-on-one conversation with Phebe Callaway Wahl, Editor in Chief of Modern Luxury Interiors, and will take questions from the audience following the discussion, allowing spectators to engage the designers and their A-list interviewer. Co-Sponsored by IMC- DesignOnHPMkt and Badgley Mischka Home. (0.1 CEU)

Decorating Den: Trending Interior Design Business Practices with Traditional Home

Type:
Educational
When:
3:30pm - 4:30pm, Sun. Oct. 15
Exhibitor:
Universal Furniture International, Inc.
Showroom:
101 S. Hamilton St. (Formerly Hamilton Square)
Bustop:
15 (Red Line)

Join the conversation with Decorating Den and Traditional Home magazine. Led by Jill Waage, editor in chief of Traditional Home magazine, and accompanied by designers Barry Dixon and Lynne Lawson plus trend forecaster Jaye Anna Mize of Fashion Snoops. A Traditional Home book signing and cocktail party immediately following.

RSVP –  www.UniversalFurniture.com/DecoratingDen

"It's Ritz" - An Afternoon tete-a-tete with Emmy Award Winner Melinda Ritz

Type:
Educational
When:
3:30pm - 4:30pm, Sun. Oct. 15
Exhibitor:
Burton James, Inc.
Building:
310 N. Hamilton St., Floor 1
Hamilton/Wrenn District
Showroom:
Hamilton Court S-101
Bustop:
18 (Red Line)

Anecdotes abound as the three time Emmy Award winning set decorator of "Will and Grace" bursts into the Burton James showroom for an intimate chat about how media informs design and vice versa! From a storied past with deep entertainment roots, Melinda Ritz has successfully navigated the trenches of Hollywood, creating some of our most memorable interiors, and becoming one of the nation's most sought after interior designers. So, pull up chair and settle in for what is sure to be a rollicking ride through pop culture!

Designing the "Store of the Future"

Type:
Educational
When:
4pm - 5pm, Sun. Oct. 15
Location:
Home Furnishings Association Retailer Resource Center- 1st Floor Plaza Suites
Bustop:
3 (Green Line)

Designing the “Store of the Future”
Martin Roberts, Martin Roberts Design
Everyone is talking about the buying "experience” in furniture stores today. Experts agree that this will draw customers in, get them to test and interact with merchandise and buy more products. But when it comes down to details on how to implement this bold, new and potentially mind-altering experience, few helpful hints or suggestions can be found. Martin Roberts will present a new prototype concept that incorporates the latest thinking and the most up-to-date technology to achieve a “Store of the Future”.
(TRACK: Store Design/Merchandising)