Events

April 2018

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

7:30am - 9am, Mon. Apr. 16

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, Mon. Apr. 16

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, Mon. Apr. 16

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, Mon. Apr. 16

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 - 2pm, Mon. Apr. 16

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 - 10am, Mon. Apr. 16

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 - 10am, Mon. Apr. 16

Complimentary Breakfast with Burton James

Social

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

Shuttle Stop: 18 (Red Line)

Join Burton James for a lively start to your morning with hot coffee, warm bites and witty conversation in our Hamilton/Wrenn District showroom.

8am - 10:30am, Mon. Apr. 16

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, Mon. Apr. 16

Complimentary Gourmet Coffee

Social

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 - 10:30am, Mon. Apr. 16

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.

8:30am - 9:30am, Mon. Apr. 16

Showplace Complimentary Buyer's Breakfast

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Showplace Atrium

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

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

9am - 10am, Mon. Apr. 16

Conquering Delegation Phobia

Educational

HFA Retailer Resource Center- 1st Floor Plaza Suites

Shuttle Stop: 3 (Green Line)

Speaker: Joe Milevsky, JRM Sales & Management. Retail owners and managers are afraid to hold their people accountable. This fear is based on not wanting to offend or lose employees. Successful businesses limit stress to raise growth potential, lower profitability risks, and increase their value. In this session you will learn how to change your culture, increase respectful communication, and how to positively coach and communicate employee performance. Make a great workplace environment for you, your team, and your customers.

9am - 6pm, Mon. Apr. 16

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 - 6pm, Mon. Apr. 16

Potterton Books POP - UP | Currey & Company

Educational

Currey & Company, Inc, IHFC, Main, Floor 1

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Potterton Books is an international bookseller of new, vintage, and out-of-print books specializing in architecture, interior decoration, landscape gardening, design as well as fine and decorative arts. Founder, Clare Jameson, will be in the Currey showroom throughout April Market to share her knowledge on vintage books, with a selection available for purchase. Ms. Jameson will be showing a selection of books of special interest to market attendees. Simon Barton will be on hand to share his book expertise. Don’t miss this rare opportunity from Thursday, April 12, to Wednesday, April 18!

10am - 12pm, Mon. Apr. 16

Mimosa Madness

Social

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.

10:30am - 11:30am, Mon. Apr. 16

Selling Methods of High End Designers & Salespeople

Educational

HFA Retailer Resource Center- 1st Floor Plaza Suites

Shuttle Stop: 3 (Green Line)

Speaker: Fred Berns, Business by Design, Inc. Explore the sales secrets, strategies and shortcuts of the most financially successful high-end designers in this fast-paced, interactive session. You will learn the eight surprisingly simply sales techniques that convert contacts into lucrative contracts, seal big deals and generate outstanding income. Walk away with tips and how-to’s on doubling your closing ratio, overcoming price objections, and dealing with procrastination. Learn how to get bigger projects from better clients and never again leave money on the table!

11am - 12pm, Mon. Apr. 16

Your Design Sweet Spot with Michelle Wiebe

Educational

Universal Furniture International, Inc.

Shuttle Stop: 15 (Red Line)

Are you scared of burning out on your current track?  Do you want a renewed passion that is contagious to your team and your clients? Michelle Jennings Wiebe, ASID, shares how her own career has evolved, how she is intentional about thriving each day, and how she wants to help other interior designers find their personal design sweet spot. RSVP at www.UniversalToTheTrade.com/MarketEvents.

11am - 12pm, Mon. Apr. 16

Coast to Coast - Expanding your Design Firm with a Brick & Mortar

Educational

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

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

In today’s digital marketplace, consumers still want to see and feel home furnishings in person. So, doing your home store homework is critical before opening yours! Leading designers across the country are building out their businesses with brick and mortar. Join Barclay Butera, Christopher Kennedy, Bobbi Jo Engelby, Susan Jamieson, and Lori Paranjape as they discuss the ins and outs of opening retail spaces which include: combining online and in-store marketing strategies; creating a unique customer experience; hidden costs; design collectives; finding the right location and so much more. A question and answer segment with follow. (0.1 CEU) Co-Sponsored by ASPIRE DESIGN AND HOME magazine, Designers Today and IMC-DesignOnHPMkt.

11am - 1pm, Mon. Apr. 16

Bloody Mary Bar and Brunch with Christopher Kennedy

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Wendover Art Group, IHFC, Commerce, Floor 2

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Meet Palm Springs designer Christopher Kennedy for brunch and bloody marys as we celebrate his newest collection of artwork.

11am - 1pm, Mon. Apr. 16

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

11:30am - 2pm, Mon. Apr. 16

Parson’s Table Pop-Up

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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 - 12:30pm, Mon. Apr. 16

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.

11:30am - 1pm, Mon. Apr. 16

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 - 3:30pm, Mon. Apr. 16

Italian Wine & Design Brunch

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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.

12pm - 3:30pm, Mon. Apr. 16

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 - 1pm, Mon. Apr. 16

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, Mon. Apr. 16

DESIGN VIEWPOINTS SERIES - Finding a Healthy Balance in Your Daily Demands

Educational

High Point Theatre (located in the Transportation Terminal)

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Hear from design leaders who are balancing their professional careers with personal responsibilities and a desire to live a healthier and more balanced lifestyle. Our panelists will engage in a thought-provoking discussion on the challenges and rewards of finding synergy among life’s daily demands. Improve your balance and understand what role your colleagues and family play in the process. This all-star panel, moderated by Tori Mellott of Traditional Home, will include Philip Gorrivan, Alexa Hampton, Erika Ward and Michelle Workman, all working parents currently managing their own design firms. Complimentary boxed lunch provided. 0.1 IDCEC-Approved CEU. Presented by the High Point Market Authority and ASID.

1pm - 2pm, Mon. Apr. 16

Video Your Way to Success

Educational

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

Shuttle Stop: 18 (Red Line)

A video can convey ideas faster than any ad and they capture attention quickly, so why aren't you using video in your marketing? Marina Case will talk about why video marketing is key to your business and shares the best topics for video, how to find the best angle and use light, plus strategies to reach more people. A question and answer segment will follow. (0.1 CEU) Co-Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt and Alden Parkes.

1pm - 2pm, Mon. Apr. 16

Facebook Comes of Age

Educational

Home Furnishings Association Retailer Resource Center- 1st Floor Plaza Suites

Shuttle Stop: 3 (Green Line)

Speaker: 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’ll 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.

1pm - 2pm, Mon. Apr. 16

The ABC’s of Shopping All of North America & Expanding your Design Palette

Educational

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

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Designers can be intimidated by the process of buying internationally and importing product. This will break down the process from finding product, purchasing, pricing and getting it into your projects. Join Glen Peloso, Creative Director of Grafus Studios, in this overview of buying, importing, and pricing for international retailers and designers. A question and answer segment with follow. (0.1 CEU) Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt. For those joining us via internet, please RSVP at http://www.imchighpointmarket.com/seminars-and-events/.

1pm - 2pm, Mon. Apr. 16

Video Your Way to Success

Educational

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

Shuttle Stop: 18 (Red Line)

Get step-by-step video marketing ideas to grow your business from interior designer Marina Case as she tells her story of how she used video to capture attention quickly and build on success. There will be a Q&A at the end with Marina. Refreshments will be served. Co-sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt and Alden Parkes. (0.1 CEU)

1pm - 3pm, Mon. Apr. 16

An Afternoon Pick-Me-Up of Gelato & Coffee at the Antique & Design Center

Social

Antique & Design Center, Market Square

Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Sweeten your afternoons with Gnam Gnam Gelato and coffee to accompany your one-of-a-kind buying adventures 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.

1pm - 2pm, Mon. Apr. 16

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.

2pm - 3pm, Mon. Apr. 16

Rugs 101 with Jaipur Rugs CEO Yogesh Chaudhary and Jaipur Living Category Associate Mallory Appleton

Educational

Jaipur Living, Showplace, Floor 3

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

What makes a good rug? CEO Yogesh Chaudhary of Jaipur Rugs, which elevates the work of 40,000 artisans and weavers across India, will speak to the art of a hand made rug. Category Associate Mallory Appleton will share information on our machine made and naturals collections. Which construction is right for which space? How do you care for each construction? How do you tell quality? When do you know if you are getting a good deal on a rug? What would you look for online and in a catalog description?

2pm - 3pm, Mon. Apr. 16

Suite Spot Tours with Shayla Copas

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 Shayla Copas, Founder and Owner of Shayla Copas Interiors, thinks is hot at High Point Market this spring, and spend an hour on an intimate guided tour with her. Join Shayla as she introduces you to her favorite finds on all three floors 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 - 6pm, Mon. Apr. 16

Afternoon Social

Social

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, Mon. Apr. 16

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 - 6pm, Mon. Apr. 16

Afternoon Social

Social

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 - 3pm, Mon. Apr. 16

So, You Want to be a Style Spotter?

Educational

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

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Each year, 8 home fashion trendsetters scour every corner of Market to showcase their favorite products and top trends from High Point exhibitors. From the Twitter Chat before Market to the Style Spotters LIVE! panel discussion during Market to the Style Report after Market, the Style Spotters are tasked with applying their trend-tracking abilities and sharing their expert insights. Interested in joining the 2019 team? Join us at this roundtable discussion, moderated by Stacy Kunstel, to learn from Style Spotters Emeritus Michelle Jennings Wiebe and Style Spotters alumni Kati Curtis and Erika Ward on what it takes to be considered, how the program impacted each person's career and what life was like in the Style Spotters spotlight.

2:30pm - 4pm, Mon. Apr. 16

Hamilton Highlights Tour with Commander In Chic™

Educational

Tour will leave from Alden Parkes Seminar Room - 200 N. Hamilton, S Ct 110

Shuttle Stop: 18 (Red Line)

Join our guest designer, Natalie Reddell of Commander In Chic™ and Interiors by Natalie, on this intimate tour of the Hamilton Wrenn Design District. Natalie will take you on a guided tour though her favorite finds of 200/320/330 North Hamilton, highlighting what’s new and innovative to design in each building. Sponsored by IMC- DesignOnHPMkt. RSVP required. To Register visit: http://www.imchighpointmarket.com/seminars-and-events/.

2:30pm - 3:30pm, Mon. Apr. 16

Art Inspired Design

Educational

HFA Retailer Resource Center- 1st Floor Plaza Suites

Shuttle Stop: 3 (Green Line)

Speaker: Dorothy Willetts, Willetts Design & Associates. The unique beauty and function we achieve depends on many different elements coming together. Art Consultant MaryLinda Moss and Interior Designer Dorothy Willetts will discuss the landscape of art in design, and how to navigate wisely to elevate your interior design projects. Perfectly suited art can be the finishing touch, breathing heart and soul into a space. Often designers find themselves shy of directing their clients’ art choices. These specialists will illuminate how you can guide your clients with comfort and ease through this process. They will go through the steps of building art resources to support your projects and you will walk away with the process of developing

2:30pm - 3:30pm, Mon. Apr. 16

Architecture & Design – A Hand in Hand Approach

Educational

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

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

You won’t want to miss this engaging discussion of architecture and design. Our panelists will discuss what are today’s architectural design trends and how they are different from the past. They will also discuss how an architect and designer working relationship is dependent and intertwined, and how this can effect business, trends, and the ultimate outcome of a project. Our panelists will include Christopher Grubb, President of Arch-Interiors Design Group Inc., Adam Sebastian, AIA, Architect + Designer at Stitch Design Shop and others to be announced. Q&A will follow. Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt. (0.1 CEU)

3pm - 4pm, Mon. Apr. 16

Design Community Town Hall Meeting

Educational

High Point Theatre (located in the Transportation Terminal)

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Curious about the future of the design industry? Wondering, "How will this affect my business?" What if we gathered representatives from manufacturing, e-commerce, press/media, emerging technologies and industry influencers to have an open, honest and engaging conversation with the design community about the past, present and future of the design industry? What if we actually just talked? We may not solve the world's problems. But we can begin the conversation. This first-ever Design Community Town Hall Meeting will be moderated by Joseph Haecker, on-air personality for Design Talk LIVE, the first call in talk show on Facebook. It will be an ongoing conversation with the design community about the design industry. #SharingIsCaring

3:30pm - 4:30pm, Mon. Apr. 16

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, Mon. Apr. 16

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

4pm - 7pm, Mon. Apr. 16

The MT Company & Charleston Forge Present Southern Comfort at Third Night

Social

The MT Company

Shuttle Stop: 18 (Red Line)

As part of the Third Night event, The MT Company and Charleston Forge will host cocktails and appetizers all with a southern flare. Join us for Chicken Pie, Grits & Greens, Banana Pudding and more!

4pm - 6pm, Mon. Apr. 16

Martini Monday

Social

Wendover Art Group, IHFC, Commerce, Floor 2

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Mondays are always best when paired with a good martini and beautiful artwork. Join us!

4pm - 7pm, Mon. Apr. 16

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, Mon. Apr. 16

Cocktails and Book signing with Dara Caponigro, Creative Director of Schumacher at Third Night

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Highland House Furniture, 200 Steele, Floor 1

Shuttle Stop: 17 (Red Line)

Please join Highland House as we welcome Dara Caponigro, Creative Director of Schumacher for a book signing of her book, “The Authentics”. Cocktails and light bites.

4pm - 7pm, Mon. Apr. 16

Third Night- A Progressive Gala

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Hamilton Wrenn Design District

Shuttle Stop: 18 (Red Line)

The evening will offer live street entertainment and musicians throughout the district with a wide variety of special menus, themed parties and influencer interactions within the participating showrooms.

4pm - 7pm, Mon. Apr. 16

Leathercraft at Third Night- A Progressive Gala

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Leathercraft Inc., 200 N. Hamilton St., Floor 2

Shuttle Stop: 18 (Red Line)

Leathercraft Furniture is proud to be a part of High Point Market Authority's Third Night-A Progressive Gala on in the Hamilton Wrenn area. Our visitors are welcome to explore our neighborhood and be lavished with treats and delights at every turn. We will be rolling out the red carpet to welcome you, our guests, into our Showroom at 200 N Hamilton Suite 205. Our favorite Designer, Corey Damen Jenkins, will be joining us to showcase his new introductions for the Spring Market, and toast to a fantastic market week for all of us. Please be our guest for a wonderful evening full of fun and inspiration.

4pm - 7pm, Mon. Apr. 16

Third Night - A Progressive Gala: Monday March 7th 4-7

Educational

New Growth Designs

Shuttle Stop: 20 (Red Line)

New Growth Designs will be participating in Third Night - A Progressive Gala. Stop by the showroom located at 422 N. Hamilton Street between 4-7, for a "Nacho Ordinary Garden Party." There will be local beer, wine, and light appetizers. Come by for a night of fun in the showroom.

4pm - 7pm, Mon. Apr. 16

Spectra Home's Spectratini featured drink at Third Night

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Spectra Home/Palatial, 200 N. Hamilton St., Floor 2

Shuttle Stop: 18 (Red Line)

Come into Spectra Home as we pour our featured Spectratini all night as part of the Third Night Gala!

4pm - 5:30pm, Mon. Apr. 16

Interior Design CEO’s – Sharing Expertise. Sharing Success

Educational

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

Shuttle Stop: 4 (Green Line)

This Design Trust, LTD., panel discussion will feature procedure queens Mickey Bufalini of Collaborative Design Group, Houston, Texas and Susan Brunstrum, Sweet Peas Design, Chicago, IL. In addition to the procedure queens, the panel will feature Paula Grace of Paula Grace Designs, Washington DC who will address the psychology factors in business relationships. The panel will be moderated by Skip Sroka, Sroka Design Inc, Washington, DC.

4pm - 7pm, Mon. Apr. 16

"Tacos & Tequila" with Burton James at Third Night

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

Shuttle Stop: 18 (Red Line)

Grab your sarape to head south of the border as Burton James brings Los Angeles culture to High Point in an evening full of delectable bites and beverages. We'll provide mariachi sounds along with our trademark assortment of curated tequila, you just need to bring your sense of fun and adventure!

4pm - 9pm, Mon. Apr. 16

Modern History Event for Third Night

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Modern History Inc.

Shuttle Stop: 23 (Red Line)

Brown Truck Brews & Blues

4pm - 9pm, Mon. Apr. 16

Somerset Bay Event for Third Night

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Somerset Bay

Shuttle Stop: 23 (Red Line)

Brown Truck Brews and Blues

4pm - 7pm, Mon. Apr. 16

Third Night Champagne Celebration at Artistica Home

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Artistica, 200 N. Hamilton St., Floor 2

Shuttle Stop: 18 (Red Line)

Come Join us for Veuve Clicquot & Shortbread as we toast Market and the Third Night Event in the Artistica Home showroom! It’s never too early for celebrating as we debut our latest collections for April Market, so join us a 4pm until the last guest is served on Monday April 16th.

4pm - 5pm, Mon. Apr. 16

SBA Loans Explained- a 101 For Small Business Owners- Exciting New SBA Loans for Furniture & Mattress Retailers

Educational

HFA Retailer Resource Center- 1st Floor Plaza Suites

Shuttle Stop: 3 (Green Line)

Speaker: Denise Keniston, Web4Retail. If you have struggled to get financing in the past or are thinking of venturing into small business loan territory for the first time, you may be wondering what SBA’s loan programs are all about. This webinar will explain what they are, who can benefit and how to apply. Denise will walk you through the importance of credit scores, tax returns and the information needed to quickly get SBA funding. She will share an easy 10-step checklist that clearly outlines the specific information you’ll need to gather to qualify and get funded within 30 days!

4pm - 7pm, Mon. Apr. 16

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, Mon. Apr. 16

Mediterranean Monday Party

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Phillips Collection, IHFC, Commerce, Floor 2

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Join us on Monday night for our Mediterranean Party. Mingle and network with designers, retailers and industry executives. All are welcome!

4pm - 7pm, Mon. Apr. 16

Brazilian Steak Bites at McKinley's Stockyard Cafe

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McKinley Leather of Hickory, Inc.

Shuttle Stop: 23 (Red Line)

Come join us at McKinley's Stockyard Cafe at the Hamilton Street entrance to our showroom, 414-416 N. Wrenn St. Live Entertainment, Brazilian Steak Bites and Frozen Caipirinha's will be served on Monday, April 16, from 4 pm - 7 pm to celebrate Hamilton Wrenn's Third Night Progressive Gala.

4pm - 6pm, Mon. Apr. 16

Complimentary Afternoon Bars

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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 - 7pm, Mon. Apr. 16

Paul Robinson Fine Art's Splash and Splatter Paint Party at Third Night

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Paul Robinson Fine Art

Shuttle Stop: 17 (Red Line)

Join us for our first-ever Paint Party!! We invite you to unleash your inner Jackson Pollock by helping us create 3 huge abstract paintings. We’ll provide the smocks, paint, and canvas; you prepare to drip, splash, and spray paint over 3 massive canvases! Adult beverages (wine & beer) will be provided, to help with artistic creativity, as well as light hors d'oeuvres. An artwork giveaway will be held at the end of the night to 5 lucky winners for the best use of Paul Robinson Fine Art in an Instagram post. Local Artist will be in attendance to help give guidance and direction (Artist’s status pending).

4pm - 6pm, Mon. Apr. 16

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 - 7pm, Mon. Apr. 16

Leathercraft at Third Night - A Progressive Gala with Tapas & Margarita Bar

Social

Leathercraft Inc, 200 N. Hamilton St., Floor 2

Shuttle Stop: 18 (Red Line)

Join Leathercraft and Mackenzie Dow along with our favorite Interior Designer/Tastemaker Corey Damen Jenkins on Monday April 16 from 4-7 as we toast the Spring 2018 Furniture Market with Boutique Margaritas and Tapas. Explore our beautiful new furniture introductions and get a personal tour by Corey to see his latest additions to the Corey Damen Jenkins Collection for Leathercraft. There will be tastes of Spain to delight the palette and gorgeous new furniture collections to catch the eye. We have a very exciting new collection to premier that you will not want to miss, we look forward to sharing everything new and fabulous with you in our showroom located at 200 Hamilton Suite 205. See you in High Point!

4pm - 6pm, Mon. Apr. 16

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, Mon. Apr. 16

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 - 6pm, Mon. Apr. 16

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, Mon. Apr. 16

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 - 5pm, Mon. Apr. 16

Design Between the Lines (LIVE!)

Educational

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

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

For the first-time ever, the American Society of Furniture Designers (ASFD) joins forces with Women in the Home Industries Today (WithIt) for a lively educational and networking event focused on the future of home furnishings product design. Moderated by John Conrad, host of the popular design podcast of the same name, the all-star panel of features Katharine Lambeth, chief technology officer of Steelyard, Catina Roscoe, president of ASFD and founder of Catina Unlimited Design, Christian Dunbar, principal, Christian Dunbar Designs, Amy Archer, creative director of Lee Industries, Aimee Kurzner, director of furniture, Currey & Company, and educator and furniture designer, Fred Spector, Savannah College of of Art & Design (SCAD).

4pm - 7pm, Mon. Apr. 16

Scarborough House "Queen of Tarts Jubilee" during Third Night

Social

Scarborough House Fine Furniture and Furnishings, 200 Steele, Floor 1

Shuttle Stop: 17 (Red Line)

As part of the Third Night event, Scarborough House will host a Queen of Tarts Jubilee complete with an assortment of traditional British desserts. Learn the history behind our family-owned company and be swept away by the quality and craftsmanship that goes into our timeless designs that will last you a lifetime!

4:30pm - 9pm, Mon. Apr. 16

Cocktails & Dinner

Social

Modern History Inc.

Shuttle Stop: 23 (Red Line)

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

4:30pm - 9pm, Mon. Apr. 16

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 - 7:30pm, Mon. Apr. 16

TOV Furniture Garden Party

Social

TOV Furniture, Showplace, Floor 1

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Join us for drinks, fun eats, and a live DJ at TOV's brand new showroom on the ground floor of Showplace.

4:30pm - 6:30pm, Mon. Apr. 16

Open Studio with Susan Hable at Third Night

Social

Soicher-Marin

Shuttle Stop: 19 (Red Line)

Come enjoy a cocktail while we get to know the artist and designer behind the 120 piece collection of boldly colored and hand drawn patterns of Suan Hable of Hable Construction. Susan has a fine art education with experience in collage, sculpture, welding, drawing, printmaking, and painting. Most recognized by her sensibility with color and form, she has honed an aesthetic that is timeless. Inspired by travels to Italy, Asia, and South America as well as her garden and community, Susan’s work has a global appeal with an intimate presence.

5pm - 7pm, Mon. Apr. 16

Wine and Cheese daily

Social

Selva

Shuttle Stop: 22 (Red Line)

Cocktail hour

5pm - 7pm, Mon. Apr. 16

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, Mon. Apr. 16

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, Mon. Apr. 16

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.

5:30pm - 9pm, Mon. Apr. 16

Universal Furniture Semi-Annual Soiree

Social

Universal Furniture International, Inc.

Shuttle Stop: 15 (Red Line)

Join Universal Furniture for its semi-annual celebration of Market. Enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and live music. RSVP at www.UniversalToTheTrade.com/MarketEvents.

6pm - 8pm, Mon. Apr. 16

WithIt Competitive Intelligence/Trends Forecast

Educational

Twin Star Home, Market On Green, Floor 6

Shuttle Stop: 13 (Green Line)

Join a panel discussion about the trends seen during Market. Learn more and register at withit.org.