Events

April 2018

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

7:30am - 11am, Tue. Apr. 17

Morning Buzz

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Fine Furniture Design

Shuttle Stop: 13 (Green Line)

Come by for coffee and fresh baked cookies every morning!

7:30am - 4:30pm, Tue. Apr. 17

Best Barista Bar @ Market

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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, Tue. Apr. 17

Retailer Breakfast

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Home Furnishings Association-HFA, Plaza Suites, Floor 1

Shuttle Stop: 3 (Green Line)

Start your day with us! All buyers welcome!

8am - 10:30am, Tue. Apr. 17

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, Tue. Apr. 17

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 - 10:30am, Tue. Apr. 17

Hurtado Breakfast

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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 breakfast and enjoy the luxury of design.

8am - 2pm, Tue. Apr. 17

Courtyard Cafe

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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, Tue. Apr. 17

Complimentary Breakfast with Burton James

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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 - 10am, Tue. Apr. 17

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.

8:30am - 9:30am, Tue. Apr. 17

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 - 6pm, Tue. Apr. 17

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, Tue. Apr. 17

Style Spotters LIVE!

Educational

IHFC: Green Wing, 11th Floor, Ballroom A

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

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

10am - 12pm, Tue. Apr. 17

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, Tue. Apr. 17

Green is the Color of Opportunity

Educational

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

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

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

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

Style Spotters Trend Tours

Educational

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

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

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

11am - 1pm, Tue. Apr. 17

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 - 12:30pm, Tue. Apr. 17

ART DAY Workshop with Interior Designers and Architects at The Rug Show

Educational

The Rug Show, Suites at Market Square, T-428

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

The Rug Show with Creative Matters Inc and Cover Magazine Present Art Day- A CEU Accredited Workshop. Participants are invited to engage in a one hour complimentary creative workshop, conducted by the Creative Matters team in collaboration with The Rug Show and Cover Magazine. Get away from the computer and let your creativity shine! Mediums will include oil pastel, charcoal, ink, wax resist and various papers. Open to all skill levels and expertise. (0.1 CEU) Limited places, please RSVP to info@therugshow.com and visit www.therugshow.com for more information.

11:30am - 2pm, Tue. Apr. 17

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 - 3:30pm, Tue. Apr. 17

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.

11:30am - 1pm, Tue. Apr. 17

Retailer Lunch

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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.

12pm - 3:30pm, Tue. Apr. 17

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, Tue. Apr. 17

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!

1pm - 3pm, Tue. Apr. 17

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

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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.

2pm - 6pm, Tue. Apr. 17

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, Tue. Apr. 17

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, Tue. Apr. 17

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 - 3pm, Tue. Apr. 17

Suite Spot Tours with Ginger Curtis, Urbanology Designs

Educational

Tour will depart from the Top Floor of the Suites at Market Square

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Designers, bloggers and social media maestros not only have their finger on the pulse of what is hot today, they influence consumer demand tomorrow. To get a first-hand look at what trendsetter Ginger Curtis, Founder of Urbanology Designs, thinks is hot at High Point Market this spring, and spend an hour on an intimate guided tour with her. Join Ginger as she introduces you to her favorite finds on all three floors of The Suites at Market Square – the largest and only presentation of temporary exhibits and a must-see for every designer and retailer looking for what’s new and innovative. Sponsored by IMC- DesignOnHPMkt. RSVP required. To Register visit: http://www.imchighpointmarket.com/seminars-and-events/.

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

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

Educational

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

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

A practical and inspirational presentation, where you will learn the 10 principles of fair trade and what choices you can make to create a socially accountable design industry. Presentation led by Carol Serbet, President of Toronto-based Creative Matters Inc. and Reto Aschwandan Director of Label Step on the demand for fair trade in the textile design industry. With discussion and Q&A with global textile firms leading the way in social accountability. Additional panelists will be Vimal Kumar, Vice President of Obeetee, Inc., and other TBA. (0.1 CEU)

3pm - 5pm, Tue. Apr. 17

The Art of Block Printing

Educational

Itinerant Studio, Suites At Market Square, Mezzanine

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Join Tom and Vicki as they teach not only about the art of printmaking but how to sell these original works to your customers. This will also be a hands-on class where you can try printing one yourself.

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

ART DAY Workshop with Interior Designers and Architects at The Rug Show

Educational

The Rug Show, Suites at Market Square, T-428

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

The Rug Show with Creative Matters Inc and Cover Magazine Present Art Day- A CEU Accredited Workshop Participants are invited to engage in a one hour complimentary creative workshop, conducted by the Creative Matters team in collaboration with The Rug Show and Cover Magazine. Get away from the computer and let your creativity shine! Mediums will include oil pastel, charcoal, ink, wax resist and various papers. Open to all skill levels and expertise. (0.1 CEU) Limited places, please RSVP to info@therugshow.com and visit www.therugshow.com for more information.

4pm - 6pm, Tue. Apr. 17

Happy Hour with Burton James

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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 - 6pm, Tue. Apr. 17

Complimentary Afternoon Bars

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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 - 7pm, Tue. Apr. 17

Mod Wine and Cheese Party

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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, Tue. Apr. 17

InterHall Martini Parties

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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, Tue. Apr. 17

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 - 6pm, Tue. Apr. 17

Sit 'n Sip Happy Hour

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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, Tue. Apr. 17

Cocktail Hour at Mr Brown London

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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, Tue. Apr. 17

Chili Bar Party

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Phillips Collection, IHFC, Commerce, Floor 2

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

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

4pm - 6pm, Tue. Apr. 17

Complimentary Afternoon Bars

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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, Tue. Apr. 17

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, Tue. Apr. 17

Retailer Happy Hour

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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 - 6pm, Tue. Apr. 17

Taco Tuesday

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Wendover Art Group, IHFC, Commerce, Floor 2

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Join us for tacos and hand crafted margaritas.

4:30pm - 9pm, Tue. Apr. 17

Cocktails & Dinner

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Somerset Bay

Shuttle Stop: 23 (Red Line)

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

4:30pm - 9pm, Tue. Apr. 17

Cocktails & Dinner

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Modern History Inc.

Shuttle Stop: 23 (Red Line)

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

5pm - 7pm, Tue. Apr. 17

Sunset on 3

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Showplace: 3rd Floor Balcony

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

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

5pm - 7pm, Tue. Apr. 17

Wine and Cheese with Hurtado Furniture

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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, Tue. Apr. 17

Champagne Social

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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, Tue. Apr. 17

Wine and Cheese daily

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Selva

Shuttle Stop: 22 (Red Line)

Cocktail hour

6pm - 8pm, Tue. Apr. 17

Tuesday Night BBQ

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

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

We’ll be serving our traditional Southern Style BBQ with all the fixins. Enjoy good food, good friends, beer, and wine and simply relax while listening to live entertainment. Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt.