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.

7:30am - 11am, Sun. Apr. 15

Morning Buzz

Social

Fine Furniture Design

Shuttle Stop: 13 (Green Line)

Come by for coffee and fresh baked cookies every morning!

7:30am - 4:30pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Best Barista Bar @ Market

Social

Home Furnishings Association-HFA, Plaza Suites, Floor 1

Shuttle Stop: 3 (Green Line)

Join us a warm cup of coffee or your favorite specialty drink. All buyers are welcome!

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

Retailer Breakfast

Social

Home Furnishings Association-HFA, Plaza Suites, Floor 1

Shuttle Stop: 3 (Green Line)

Start your day with us! All buyers welcome!

8am - 10:30am, Sun. Apr. 15

Gourmet Coffee and Organic Juice Bar at The Point

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

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Swing by The Point before tackling the day’s agenda to get your morning started off right. Gourmet coffee and specialty coffee drinks from Event Espresso as well as fresh-pressed organic juices from Organic AF will be available for purchase.

8am - 10am, Sun. Apr. 15

Morning Mimosas!

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LANCASTER Custom Crafted Upholstery, Market Square, Floor 2

Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Have a little Vitamin C on us! Get your juice on and enjoy a morning mimosa with us from 8-10am. We look forward to seeing you April 12-18 for the release of our latest designs.

8am - 2pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Courtyard Cafe

Social

Courtyard

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Enjoy home made apple fritters from Granny's Bakery as well as cookies, coffee, juice and water.

8am - 10:30am, Sun. Apr. 15

Hurtado Breakfast

Social

HURTADO

Shuttle Stop: 26 (Red Line)

Enjoy the newest introductions to the Coral Collection and the Soho Collection with Hurtado. Enjoy the most enjoyable breakfast and enjoy the luxury of design.

8am - 10am, Sun. Apr. 15

Complimentary Gourmet Coffee

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200 N Hamilton: Courtyard

Shuttle Stop: 18 (Red Line)

Start your day off at 200 N. Hamilton with a complimentary coffee. Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt.

8am - 10am, Sun. Apr. 15

Sunday Café Latte at Johnston Casuals

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Johnston Casuals Furniture, Inc., 220 Elm, Level 3

Shuttle Stop: 4 (Green Line)

All are welcome to morning coffee and lite breakfast fare with designers, company reps and industry insiders.

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

8:30am - 9:30am, Sun. Apr. 15

Showplace Complimentary Buyer's Breakfast

Social

Showplace Atrium

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Start your day at Showplace with a complimentary muffins and coffee. Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt.

9am - 6pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Steelyard Designers Lounge

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Universal Furniture International, Inc.

Shuttle Stop: 15 (Red Line)

Universal To The Trade and Steelyard invite you to experience the Designers Lounge in the Universal Furniture showroom, a designers-only salon and workspace complete with wifi, beverages and snacks. Catch up on emails and texts, review the day’s agenda, rehydrate and relax. Drop in anytime! Designers are encouraged to register at www.UniversalToTheTrade.com/MarketEvents.

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

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

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.

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

Weekend Bubbly Brunch at The Antique & Design Center

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Antique & Design Center, Market Square

Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Enjoy a glass of bubbly with biscuits and other southern brunch favorites as you begin your day of treasure hunting at the Antique & Design Center on Ground level of Historic Market Square. With an addition of over 6600 square feet, you won’t want to miss a single square inch of soul nourishing goodness.

10am - 2pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Bloody Mary Event

Social

Kenian, IHFC, Hamilton, Floor 2

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Please join us on Sunday, April 15th from 10am - 2pm as we showcase our new Spring Introductions. Enjoy a Bloody Mary as you take a stroll through our showroom!

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.

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

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 - 1pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Mid-Morning Mimosas

Social

Saddlemans, Suites At Market Square, Ground

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Join us for Mid-Morning Mimosas and check out all that is new for Saddlemans in 2018. Plus, save big with show exclusives and cash and carry.

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 - 12pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Mimosa Madness

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DeLoach, Market Square, Ground

Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Enjoy mimosas and breakfast goodies while perusing the beautifully curated collection of vintage and modern finds at DELOACH showroom, located in the Antique and Design Center G-55.

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)

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.

11am - 2pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Bubbles & Bites with Celerie Kemble

Social

Arteriors Home, IHFC, Hamilton, Floor 3

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Join Mark Moussa, founder and creative director of Arteriors, with interior designer Celerie Kemble for a brunch celebrating the debut of the Celerie Kemble Collection for Arteriors. Enjoy cocktails and canapés while exploring Celerie's eclectic assortment of lighting, accessories and accent furniture.

11am - 1pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Meet the Designers: Mark Badgley and James Mischka

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Badgley Mischka Home, IHFC, Commerce, Floor 1

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Iconic fashion designers Mark Badgley and James Mischka - known for dressing Hollywood’s stars on the red carpet - introduce their newest designs for Badgley Mischka Home, a signature collection of furnishings and decorative accents. Enjoy a complimentary beverage while touring their InterHall showroom.

11am - 1pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Mimosas with Robin Baron

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Robin Baron, Suites At Market Square, Ground

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Celebrity interior designer, lifestyle expert and luxury home-furnishings designer Robin Baron invites you to her showroom to celebrate her expanding and eponymous line of home furnishings. With mimosas in hand, mix and mingle with Robin as you preview her new collections of upholstery, case goods, hardware and rugs. Robin brings a sense of style and her fun-loving spirit to all that she does, and if history is any indication, you’re sure to have a good time.

11am - 1pm, Sun. Apr. 15

The Brunch at M90

Social

Hudson Valley Lighting, Historic Marque Square, M90

Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Please join Hudson Valley Lighting and interior designer and tastemaker Corey Damen Jenkins for brunch in their new showroom while taking a closer look at their fabulous lighting creations.

11am - 1pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Luxury Design and Luxe Bite

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HURTADO

Shuttle Stop: 26 (Red Line)

Enjoy the newest introductions to the Coral Collection and the Soho Collection with Hurtado. Enjoy the most enjoyable lunch and enjoy the luxury of design

11am - 1pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Mimosas with Robin Baron

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Robin Baron, Suites at Market Square, G-6000A

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Celebrity interior designer, lifestyle expert and luxury home-furnishings designer Robin Baron invites you to her showroom to celebrate her expanding and eponymous line of home furnishings. With mimosas in hand, mix and mingle with Robin as you preview her new collections of upholstery, case goods, hardware and rugs. Robin brings a sense of style and her fun-loving spirit to all that she does, and if history is any indication, you’re sure to have a good time.

11am - 1pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Southern Sunday Brunch

Social

Wendover Art Group, IHFC, Commerce, Floor 2

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Join us for mimosas and a Southern Sunday brunch. (There will be biscuits!)

11am - 1pm, Sun. Apr. 15

The Brunch at M-90

Social

Littman Brands, Market Square, Mezzanine

Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Kick off the day with bottomless mimosas and brunch at the brand new Hudson Valley Lighting, Mitzi, Troy Lighting, and Corbett Lighting showroom.

11:30am - 1pm, Sun. Apr. 15

HFA Next Generation Now (NGN) Lunch With Leaders

Social

Home Furnishings Association-HFA, Plaza Suites, Floor 1

Shuttle Stop: 3 (Green Line)

Calling all up and coming retailers - do you want the chance to have lunch and learn from Leaders in our industry? Then you will want to join us for this great event. Registration required, restrictions apply. Visit us at https://myhfa.org/high-point-market/ for complete details.

11:30am - 1pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Retailer Lunch

Social

Home Furnishings Association-HFA, Plaza Suites, Floor 1

Shuttle Stop: 3 (Green Line)

Join us in the Retailer Resource Center (RRC) for a tasty lunch. All buyers/retailers welcome.

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

Parson’s Table Pop-Up

Social

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

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Offering the wildly popular homemade sandwiches, salads, sourdough bread and desserts that Market-goers have come to know and love for decades, the Parson’s Table will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a pop-up lunch service daily in The Point from 11:30am – 2pm on Friday, April 13 – Tuesday, April 17.

11:30am - 3:30pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Italian Wine & Design Brunch

Social

IDP ITALIA-SofaForm, IHFC, Design Center, Floor 7

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

SETS Italia - distributors of IDP ITALIA and SOFAFORM continues to be on the move with its expanded warehouse programs and bringing new models designed for the US market! We will be showcasing new models and unveiling our 2018 QUICKSHIP design program. Join us for some brunch with some Italian wine, cheese, small bites and some design.

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

Complimentary Lunch with Burton James

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

Shuttle Stop: 18 (Red Line)

Come in, kick up your heels and enjoy a relaxing complimentary lunch in the Burton James Showroom!

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.

12pm - 3:30pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Lunch and Cocktail in Artmax

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Artmax, Inc., IHFC, Design Center, Floor 4

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Come to relax in Artmax for lunch and cocktail with wine and enjoy our beautiful and exciting new introductions.

12pm - 3pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Sunday Funday Brunch with SETS ITALIA

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IDP ITALIA-SofaForm, IHFC, Design Center, Floor 7

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Join us for some Sunday Market Brunch in our showroom with some mimosa's, wine, cheese, small bites and design. SETS Italia - distributors of IDP ITALIA and SOFAFORM continues to be on the move with its expanded warehouse programs and bringing new models designed for the US market! See Paul to play some Italian design...

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

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)

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.

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 - 6pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Afternoon Social

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C&D (Floors 1-8; Alternating Days)

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.

2pm - 6pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Afternoon Social

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SAMS (Suites and SALON)

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.

2pm - 6pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Afternoon Social

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IHFC (Accessory Floors, 2, 3, 4 & 4th Floor on Main, 7, 10 &11)

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

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

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/.

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 - 6pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Meet & Greet with Consort

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Consort, IHFC, Commerce, Floor 1

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Join the founders, Mat Sanders and Brandon Quattrone, of the celebrity interior design firm and shop for champagne to celebrate their new Parisian-inspired furniture collection.

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 - 5pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Square Feathers 10 Year Anniversary Party

Social

CODARUS, IHFC, Hamilton, Floor 2

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Celebrate 10 Years with Square Feathers Home in the CODARUS Showroom! Enjoy cupcakes and champagne as you shop the latest styles and toast a decade!

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.

3pm - 5pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Cocktail Party

Social

The Howard Elliott Collection, IHFC, Hamilton, Floor 2

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Come wine & dine with us during market! We are excited to announce the collaboration of Howard Elliott with Justin Shaulis and what better way to do so than with a party! From 3pm-5pm on Sunday 4/15 we will host a little get together with drinks and hors d'oeuvres and we would love it if you would join us!!

3pm - 5pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Crypton Pooch Pop-Up

Social

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

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

A peaceful pack of comfort dogs from Fostering Friendships will be on hand at the lounge in The Point to meet and greet Market-goers needing a quick break. Be sure to stop by to rest and recharge with a furry friend before heading out to the evening's social events. Snap a selfie with a #poochpopup dog and tag Crypton for a donation to be made to support this great cause.

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

Deck the Walls with Barclay Butera

Social

Leftbank Art Showroom H304 - IHFC, Hamilton, Floor 3

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Mix and Mingle~ Cocktails and Canapes- Swingin’ Tunes! There will be photo opps, and raffle drawings for 1 original signed art work from Barclay, and 5 chances to win a signed copy of Barclay’s most personal book Past Present Inspired; a retrospective look at his own spectacular homes.

4pm - 6pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Happy Hour with Burton James

Social

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

Shuttle Stop: 18 (Red Line)

Get "Happy on Hamilton" at Burton James' daily happy hour full of bubbling beverages and light bites!

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)

4pm - 6pm, Sun. Apr. 15

InterHall Martini Parties

Social

IHFC: InterHall 1st Floor

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Where Market Mixes! InterHall at IHFC. Specialty Martinis at 4 different locations throughout InterHall. Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt.

4pm - 7pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Mod Wine and Cheese Party

Social

DeLoach, Market Square, Ground

Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Enjoy sips and bites while perusing a beautifully curated collection of vintage and moderns pieces at the DELOACH showroom, located in the Antique & Design Center,G-55.

4pm - 6pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Complimentary Afternoon Bars

Social

200 N. Hamilton Street (Alternating Floors)

Shuttle Stop: 18 (Red Line)

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

4pm - 6pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Complimentary Afternoon Bars

Social

Market Square (Floors 1&2)

Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

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

4pm - 6pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Complimentary Afternoon Bars

Social

Showplace (Floors 1, 2 & 3)

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

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

4pm - 7pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Cocktail Hour at Mr Brown London

Social

Mr. Brown

Shuttle Stop: 25 (Red Line)

4 o'clock p.m. is not tea time at Mr Brown London. It's the start of cocktail hour. Everyday at four for run of show, Mr Brown London is serving Dirty Martinis and his signature drink, the Spiked Palmer, plus nibbles. Pop in for lively conversation, cocktails and great design.

4pm - 7pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Potato Martini Bar Party

Social

Phillips Collection, IHFC, Commerce, Floor 2

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Join us on Sunday night for our Potato Martini Bar Party. Mingle and network with designers, retailers and industry executives. All are welcome!

4pm - 6pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Sit 'n Sip Happy Hour

Social

Lloyd Flanders Industries Inc, Market Square, Floor 1

Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Relax and check out new products for outdoor living at the Lloyd Flanders showroom.

4pm - 6pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Adriana Hoyos Furnishings Celebrates Rumba Collection Launch

Social

Adriana Hoyos, IHFC, Commerce, Floor 1

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

A debut celebration in the spirit and flair of Latin America for the initial launch of Rumba - a modern furnishings collection designed for today’s living and lounging environments. Sleek, upholstered styles are ideal for anchoring both residential and commercial spaces, complemented by accent tables and flexible seating options. Ideally suited for luxury interior designers, high end dealers and their clients. Join Adriana Hoyos and the team behind her eponymous international company, and enjoy complimentary food and beverages while touring their Interhall showroom.

4pm - 6pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Kravet Furniture Cocktail Party at High Point Market

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Kravet, Lee Jofa, Brunschwig & Fils,Kravet Furniture & Kravet Fabrics, Market Square, Floor 2

Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Celebrate Kravet's 100th Anniversary at High Point Market and view the latest furniture introductions launching this spring.

4pm - 7pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Happy Hour at The Antique & Design Center

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Antique & Design Center - Boiler Room Bar

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. The Boiler Room Bar is a special piece of History at High Point Market that you won't want to miss.

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 - 6pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Retailer Happy Hour

Social

Home Furnishings Association-HFA, Plaza Suites, Floor 1

Shuttle Stop: 3 (Green Line)

Come by and take a load off! End your day with a little cheer! Happy Hour - Beer/Wine and Munchies. All retailers/buyers welcome

4:30pm - 9pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Cocktails & Dinner

Social

Somerset Bay

Shuttle Stop: 23 (Red Line)

Please join us every evening for cocktails and dinner in our patio pavilion!

4:30pm - 9pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Cocktails & Dinner

Social

Modern History Inc.

Shuttle Stop: 23 (Red Line)

Please join us for Cocktails & Dinner every evening under our patio pavilion!

5pm - 7pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Wine and Cheese with Hurtado Furniture

Social

HURTADO

Shuttle Stop: 26 (Red Line)

Enjoy a great conversation about luxury design from Spain with Wine and Cheese at the Hurtado Furniture showroom. View the newest introductions to the Coral Collection and the Soho Collection.

5pm - 7pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Danish Hot Dogs

Social

Innovation Living, Showroom 300 at 220 ELM

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

See why foodies rate the Danish Hot Dog as the best in the world. Enjoy traditional Danish Hot, beer and wine in the Innovation Living Showroom 300. This event is hosted by Innovation Living, Inc. and Green Worldwide Shipping.

5pm - 7pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Champagne Social

Social

LANCASTER Custom Crafted Upholstery, Market Square, Floor 2

Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

It's that time of day to wind down and relax with Market friends. We think a glass - or two - of bubbly will do just fine. Pop in between 5-7pm when the corks start flying! We can't wait for you to see our new Spring 2018 releases.

5pm - 7pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Wine and Cheese daily

Social

Selva

Shuttle Stop: 22 (Red Line)

Cocktail hour

5pm - 7pm, Sun. Apr. 15

Sunset on 3

Social

Showplace: 3rd Floor Balcony

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Complimentary Beer, Wine and Passed Hors d'oeuvres. Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt.