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October

Furniture Repair Made Easy! Leather & Wood Repair MASTER CLASS Demonstration

Type:
Educational
When:
9am - 11am, Tue. Oct. 17
Location:
Home Furnishings Association Retailer Resource Center- 1st Floor Plaza Suites
Bustop:
3 (Green Line)

Sue Harman, Guardsman Furniture Professionals
Do you spend time, money, & resources rectifying delivery damage and product defects? When is it best to repair versus replace? In this Master Class interactive session, Guardsman's in-house furniture and technical expert will demonstrate a variety of repairs to leather & furniture pieces. Your might be surprised by what can be cost-effectively repaired on-site instead of being replaced. Sue is a color stylist and technical coatings expert responsible for formulating wood finishes and troubleshooting finishing operations for manufacturers. Today, Sue manages the technician-training program and constantly develops new repair products & methods.
(TRACK: Operations)

Style Spotters LIVE!

Type:
Educational
When:
9am - 10:15am, Tue. Oct. 17
Location:
IHFC Ballroom - Green Wing, 11th Floor
Bustop:
14 (Red/Green Line)

Enjoy a complimentary breakfast while our panel of 2017 Style Spotters offer expert insight into the leading looks and on-trend products from Fall Market. See what products they "spotted" for their Pinterest boards and also hear what's hot and what's not in the rapid-fire "Love it or Leave it" segment. As a bonus, meet the up-and-coming Style Spotters as the 2018 team is announced live! RSVP at highpointmarket.org. Sponsored by Crypton. After the program concludes, join your favorite Style Spotters duo for a tour of their favorite showrooms. Tours will depart from the ballroom at 10:15am and will last approximately one hour.

Experience OmniVue® 3D Virtual Reality!

Type:
Educational
When:
9am - 4pm, Tue. Oct. 17
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​.

Style Spotters Trend Tours

Type:
Educational
When:
10:15am - 11:30am, Tue. Oct. 17
Location:
Departing from the IHFC Ballroom (Green Wing, 11th Floor)
Bustop:
14 (Red/Green Line)

Immediately following the Style Spotters LIVE! breakfast, join one of your favorite Style Spotters duos on a tour of two of their must-see showrooms. Tours will depart from the IHFC ballroom (Green Wing, 11th floor) at 10:15am and will last approximately one hour. Sponsored by Crypton.

Forward Thinking: Emerging Trends at Market with Stacy Garcia

Type:
Educational
When:
1pm - 2pm, Tue. Oct. 17
Location:
Suites at Market Square Seminar Room (SAMS T-1014)
Bustop:
14 (Red/Green Line)

Join us for a visual journey as world-renowned designer, Stacy Garcia, teaches how to decipher the under current of trends happening at market. What’s the secret? Hear it for yourself from the master of trend-forecasting as she presents an overview of emerging trends. Discover new product lines and market takeaways you may have missed! Learn to make meaningful, lasting selections of color, pattern and material as Garcia shares visually impactful examples of how each trend translates into the world of home furnishings and interiors. As an exclusive offer, Stacy will be providing a digital trend report to all presentation attendees. Sponsored by IMC- DesignOnHPMkt. (0.1 CEU)

34 Years of Family, Friends and Creative Evolution - Tips from Vietri's Founder!

Type:
Educational
When:
1pm - 2pm, Tue. Oct. 17
Location:
Alden Parkes Seminar Room, 200 N. Hamilton, S Ct 110
Bustop:
18 (Red Line)

Join Susan Gravely, the founder of VIETRI, for an informative and interactive seminar about the beginning of VIETRI, the years of economic changes and how they stayed on trend, maintained a solid and faithful customer base though it changed with new generations – and always with friends and fun. A question and answer segment will follow. Co-Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt and Alden Parkes. (0.1 CEU)

Suite Spot Tours with Gary Inman, The Art of Fine Living

Type:
Educational
When:
2pm - 3pm, Tue. Oct. 17
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 Gary Inman with The Art of Fine Living, as he takes you on a guided tour of his 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/