Events

30169

7am - 7pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Coffee and Coronas

Social

205 S. Main St.

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

Every pro knows working High Point Market is no day at the beach, but we'll get you focused and moving each morning like a Zen Master just in from a yoga session on the sand. Stop by our little slice of island-inspired paradise each morning for gourmet coffee and delicious pastries each a.m. Or, kick back and chill with an ice-cold Corona each evening wrapped in relaxation and a custom koozie you'll want to keep.


30366

7am - 9pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Pink Out High Point

Social

High Point Market

Wear PINK to market! Show your support for those remembered, today’s fighters, survivors and City of Hope! October is Beast Cancer Awareness Month. For more information about Pink Out HP: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-xcR502fVWc&feature=youtu.be


30281

7:30am - 9am, Sun. Oct. 14

HFA Buyer Breakfast

Social

Plaza Suites, 1-527 Floor 1

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

Jump start your day with a warm breakfast at HFA's Retailer Resource Center - All buyers welcome.


30283

7:30am - 4:30pm, Sun. Oct. 14

HFA Best Barista Bar

Social

Plaza Suites, 1-527 Floor 1

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

Everyone is talking and this is one place you need to be - HFA's Retailer Resource Center - Best Barista at Market. Custom handmade coffee drinks that are out of this world. All buyers welcome!


30138

7:30am - 8:30am, Sun. Oct. 14

Live Painting Demonstrations

Educational

Suites At Market Square, M-6017 Mezzanine

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Watch California artist Linda Donohue demonstrate painting abstract seascapes and colorful abstract expressionist paintings in acrylics with a pallet knife and various brushes.


30140

7:30am - 9am, Sun. Oct. 14

WithIt Education Breakfast presented by Myriad Software - “Home Town Proud: Erin and Ben Napier”

Educational

IHFC, Green Wing, International Ballroom, 11th Floor

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Join us for a conversation with Erin and Ben Napier, stars of the HGTV show “Home Town” who launch their first furniture collection with Vaughn-Bassett Furniture this Market. Their hit show features their passion for renovating & revitalizing homes and their home town community of Laurel, Mississippi. The couple is also dedicated to featuring products from regional craftsman and manufacturing their products in the U.S. These commitments have led to a business model that includes their TV show, a store in downtown Laurel & their newest licensed furniture line with Vaughn-Bassett Furniture. Add to that a new baby girl and you have the recipe for a busy life. Journalist Cindy Hodnett will moderate this fun discussion with Erin and Ben Napier.


Speakers: Erin Napier, Ben Napier

RSVP Required

30124

8am - 10am, Sun. Oct. 14

Mimosas & Macaroons

Social

200 Steele, 213 Floor 2

Start your morning off right with mimosas & macaroons!


30126

8am - 10am, Sun. Oct. 14

Bloody Mary Bar

Social

200 Steele, 121 Floor 1

Start off your morning with a kick and come join us at the Highland House showroom for Bloody Mary's.


30175

8am - 10am, Sun. Oct. 14

Complimentary Breakfast with Burton James

Social

310 N. Hamilton St., Hamilton Court S-101 Floor 1

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


30061

8am - 10am, Sun. Oct. 14

Complimentary Gourmet Coffee

Social

200 N Hamilton: Courtyard

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


30309

8am - 6pm, Sun. Oct. 14

RESOURCE DECOR CAFE

Social

330 N. Hamilton St., 101 Floor 1

You are invited to experience the NEW Resource Decor café found within the Resource Decor showroom. The café is furnished with pieces designed and manufactured in-house by our Resource Decor Projects team. Enjoy our handcrafted drinks and coffee menu along with delicious catering supplied by Southern Roots. Discover our award-winning projects, and speak to our experienced team today. We know hospitality.


30203

8am - 8pm, Sun. Oct. 14

#HPMKTmemory Hashtag Printer and Photo Wall

Social

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

Neighborhood: Uptown Main

Let’s get social! As you share your memorable Market moments to your favorite social media channels, be sure to tag High Point Market and use the #HPMKTmemory hashtag. Then, swing by The Point to pick up your printed memory and see what everyone else is posting from around Market on our photo wall.


30215

30091

8:30am - 9:30am, Sun. Oct. 14

Showplace Complimentary Breakfast

Social

Showplace Atrium

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

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


30016

9am - 10am, Sun. Oct. 14

Keeping up with the Industry and Consumer Trends: An Overview

Educational

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

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

Mr. Epperson will address the important trends within our industry, economic and demographic factors of importance, and other current issues that are important for home furnishings retailers. Speaker: Jerry Epperson, Mann, Armistead & Epperson


Speakers: Jerry Epperson

30145

9am - 11am, Sun. Oct. 14

Antiques Diva Collection Line Launch Brunch

Social

201 N. Main St.

Neighborhood: Uptown Main

The Antiques Diva Collection by Aidan Gray is being brought in with style at a champagne brunch at the Aidan Gray showroom. Aidan Gray is known for its nod to European antiques and found objects, bringing updated styling trends in lighting and decor to America. It was only natural to partner with the Antiques Diva as we both strive to educate consumers on how to make antiques modern while blending them with today's lifestyle.


30147

9am - 11am, Sun. Oct. 14

Mysterious Mimosa Mornings

Social

200 Steele, 119 Floor 1

See what's new throughout our collections while sipping on Scarborough House's mimosa of the day.


30131

9am - 11am, Sun. Oct. 14

Sunday Cafe Latte

Social

220 Elm, 306 Level 3

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Browse and sip our showroom with lattes and pastries from our hometown coffee experts, Anchor Coffee.


RSVP Required

30207

9am - 6pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Steelyard Designers Lounge

Social

101 S. Hamilton St.

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

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 RSVP: www.universaltothetrade.com/events


RSVP Required

30311

9am - 6pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Complimentary Frosé All Day with Fabricut

Social

Market Square Tower, 403 Floor 4

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Relax, unwind, and enjoy a refreshing complimentary glass of frosé while taking in our newest collections, including Fabricut Furniture! Coffee and other refreshments will be available throughout the day.


30351

9am - 12pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Bloody Mary Sunday

Social

IHFC, H215 Floor 2

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

KENIAN will be hosting "Bloody Mary Sunday" on Sunday, October 14th from 9:00 AM - 12 Noon. Come take a look at our new showroom and enjoy a refreshing cocktail!


30372

9am - 11am, Sun. Oct. 14

Breakfast with Fibre by Auskin

Social

IHFC, H417 Floor 4

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Please stop by H417 to have a cuppa and a breakfast bite. We would love to show you around our brand new showroom and chat about what FIBRE is and what we can do for you!


30362

9am - 11am, Sun. Oct. 14

Tea With the King of Tartan—Scot Meacham Wood

Social

Suites At Market Square, G-7010 Ground

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Get an exclusive look at the new fabric collection by Scot Meacham Wood as the King of Tartan himself takes us through his new collection that includes botanicals, flannels, toiles and florals in the richest colors. Duchy serves tea and snacks as Scot takes over to entertain us with his tales of how the inspiration for the collection came to be. He may also show us some cool yoga moves. RSVP for this event at duchy@dunesandduchess.com


Speakers: Scot Meacham Wood

RSVP Required

30035

9:30am - 11:30am, Sun. Oct. 14

Weekend Bubbly Brunch at The Antique & Design Center

Social

Market Square, G 1-72 Antique and Design Center and SAMS G-7031, G-7039 Salon Ground

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

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. You won’t want to miss a single square inch of soul nourishing goodness.


30055

10am - 11am, Sun. Oct. 14

Painted Design Solutions to Help your Business

Educational

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

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Painted Design Solutions to Help your Business – How to collaborate with Decorative Painters! Join IDAL for this CEU presentation and learn: The mechanics of how Interior Designers and Decorative Painters can collaborate; Understanding the types of decorative painting, language and vocabulary for ease of communication; How new and refurbished surfaces can be painted; Who professional decorative painters are, their education background and where to find them, and so much more. Co-Sponsored by International Decorative Artisans League (IDAL) and IMC-DesignOnHPMkt. (0.1 CEU)


CEU Hours: 0.1

30097

10am - 11am, Sun. Oct. 14

Interior Planning: Taking Care of YOU so You Take Great Care of Your Clients!

Educational

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

Stress kills brain cells. It weakens your immune system and is associated with depression, anxiety and can overwhelm you. How do you release stress? Author and Brand Consultant, Kim Kuhteubl, says it’s by doing what designers do best: Interior Planning. Learn how to set boundaries, manage your calendar and personal time so you can increase your love of design, serve your clients better and reclaim your ‘Joy ROI’! A question and answer segment with follow. Co-Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt and Alden Parkes (0.1 CEU)


CEU Hours: 0.1

Speakers: Kim Kuhteubl

30116

10am - 5pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Meet Real House Wife of New York Jill Zarin

Social

Market Square, 290 Floor 2

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Meet Real House Wife of New York Alum Jill Zarin October 13-15 and see her new Manhattan Rug Collection inspired by sophisticated Uptown homes and Downtown artists.


Speakers: Jill Zarin

30186

10am - 11am, Sun. Oct. 14

Material ConneXion Preview – High Point’s newest year-round industry resource

Educational

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

Neighborhood: Uptown Main

As the newest Material ConneXion library, and the largest library on the east coast beyond the NYC headquarters, the High Point location brings yet another innovative global resource to the epicenter of the home furnishings industry. Launching at Fall Market and co-located with the curated design and craftsmanship exhibition Mill Collective in the Plant Seven building (formerly Union Square), this addition to the Market district is the leading international platform for material innovation and solutions. Join Dr. Andrew Dent, executive VP of research for Material ConneXion and world-renowned TED speaker, as he displays and discusses some of the library’s materials essential to the home furnishings industry.


Speakers: Dr. Andrew Dent

30192

10am - 12am, Sun. Oct. 14

The Brunch at M90: Fall Edition

Social

Market Square, M70, M90 Mezzanine

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Enjoy a brunch full of everyone’s favorite fall flavors – pumpkin spice, apples, caramel, cinnamon, and maple galore. Bottomless apple cider mimosas, anyone?


30380

10am - 12pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Be a part of KOKET's brand video

Social

IH106

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

KOKET is shooting a new brand video! Be a part of it! Visit KOKET at IH106!


30353

10am - 12pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Meet & Greet with Dowel Furniture

Social

IHFC, IH506 Floor 1

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Come meet Joanne Hallare Lee and Ray Hallare, co-founders of Interhall’s newest brand Dowel Furniture, as they toast to their first High Point Market. Designers Barbara Elza Hirsch and Duncan Hughes will be on hand to showcase their new designs for the brand.


30346

10am - 11am, Sun. Oct. 14

Hospitality Design Studio Ribbon Cutting & Light Brunch

Social

Suites at Market Square Top Floor

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Join us for the ribbon cutting and launch of Hospitality Design Studio at High Point Market. A light brunch will be served.


30319

10am - 11am, Sun. Oct. 14

ZUO & MyDoma Studio – “Guide to Intellectual Property Rights & Your Photography.”

Educational

IHFC g582

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Attorney Paula Yost who specializes in the Interior Design field will cover the Intellectual Property regarding designers work and photography and Do's & Don'ts of copyright and images. Paula will be interviewed by Claire Jefford, Interior Designer, Business coach and Vlogger. Discussion will help designers of all experience levels to learn their rights for featuring their work in print, online and via social media. Including a lively and interactive Q & A session. Time: 10-11:00 am Panel Discussion Location: IHFC 5th FL - Space G582


Speakers: Paula Yost, Claire Jefford

RSVP Required

30236

10am - 11:30am, Sun. Oct. 14

ASPIRE DESIGN AND HOME presents Budgeting for Art from the Start

Educational

108-110 S. Elm St.

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

No interior design project is complete without art. But how do you convince your clients that art is worth the investment? Guide them to prioritize artwork in their decor budgets with proven tips from these pros. Panelists Krista Nye Nicholas & Tami Ramsay of Cloth + Kind, Sarah Walker of The Curated House, Heidi Woodman of Haus Love, Maryanne Hibner of Hibner Design and Marshall Erb of Marshall Erb Design kick off a lively discussion of hard-earned insights illustrated by real-world design projects, led by Susan Jamieson of Bridget Beari Designs, Inc. Join the ASPIRE DESIGN AND HOME team for coffee and tasty breakfast treats in one of Market’s best art showrooms.


Speakers: Krista Nye Nicholas, Tami Ramsay , Sarah Walker, Heidi Woodman, Maryanne Hibner, Marshall Erb, Susan Jamieson

30017

10:30am - 11:30am, Sun. Oct. 14

How Media Influences Today’s Home Furnishings Consumers

Educational

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

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

Today’s media landscape is rapidly changing. The home furnishing consumer of today are changing as well. Who are they? How do they consume, engage with, and respond to advertising messages? This session will look at data that illustrates how the relationship between media and shopper has evolved and what components influences purchases today. Speaker: Chip West, Valassis


Speakers: Chip West

30081

11am - 2pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Brunch with Windsor Smith

Social

Arteriors, C&D 1A

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Join Mark Moussa, founder and creative director of Arteriors, and designer Windsor Smith for a brunch celebrating the launch of her latest collection of lighting, accessories and furniture.


Speakers: Windsor Smith, Mark Moussa

30168

11am - 12am, Sun. Oct. 14

European Legacy - Global Perspective - Modern Sensibility

Educational

CONARTE AMERICA by Minick Wood

Shuttle Stop: 6 (Green Line)

Italian design has been the foundation of design in the Western world since the rise of the Roman Empire. Spain has enriched that classical tradition by blending in elements from the exotic East. Together these great European countries have carried a culture of artistry to all parts of the globe. European design remains preeminent not only for its legacy but for its global innovation, enduring craftsmanship, and multicultural, multidisciplinary approach. Join Gary Inman, Fabio Rizzolo, Gaetano de Cataldo, Hans Rolink, and Germano Cavalli for High Point’s FIRST International Design Panel hosted by CONARTE America.


Speakers: Gary Inman, Fabio Rizzolo, Germano Cavalli, Hans Rolink, Gaetano De Cataldo

30128

11am - 1am, Sun. Oct. 14

Lunch with Emerald Home Furnishings

Social

Centers of High Point: Hamilton, 201 Level 2

Neighborhood: Centennial Wrenn South

Join us for a delicious catered lunch! A wonderful meal together will close with an ice cream treat from our soft serve ice cream bar. Come for the food, stay for the furniture!


30129

11am - 1pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Sunday Mimosas with Robin Baron

Social

Suites At Market Square, G-6033 Ground

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

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


30226

11am - 12pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Flower Magazine Designer Panel

Educational

101 S. Hamilton St.

Join Flower Magazine editor-in-chief Margot Shaw as she hosts a design panel with interior designers Richard Keith Langham and Paloma Contreras plus Jennifer Boles, blogger and author at Peak of Chic.


Speakers: Margot Shaw, Paloma Contreras, Richard Keith Langham, Jennifer Boles

RSVP Required

30295

11am - 12:30pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Coffee & Danish with the Danes

Social

Centers of High Point: Hamilton, 226 Level 2

Neighborhood: Centennial Wrenn South

Come & meet the innovators behind Maxwood Furniture Inc. to learn how you can take advantage of new trends. The Kids & Youth segment continues to grow, and that growth is coming from unexpected places! Small Living is a huge trend meaning adults are looking to furnish small spaces with bunks & lofts. For kids, the trend is bigger, actually longer, beds & bunks, as parents opt to future proof their purchase. This is an example of key trends used by Maxwood to develop the new Maxtrix XL range, perfect for urban living, vacation homes, hotels, student accommodation and so much more! Projects big & small we do them all! Residential & Commercial Designers: RSVP to receive an additional 10% off orders through Dec 1st 2018 (20% off HP orders).


Speakers: Peter Schlunssen

RSVP Required

30280

11am - 12pm, Sun. Oct. 14

International Design Panel

Educational

827 W. Green Dr. (Conarte America Showroom)

Coleccion Alexandra together with Conarte America is hosting High Point Market’s first international design panel this fall. The event, planned for Sunday, Oct. 14 from 11 a.m. to noon in Conarte’s showroom, 827 W. Green Dr., will focus on European design and its massive influence on global innovation, craftsmanship and cultural artistry. The panel will include Fabio Rizzolo, Commercial Director for Vistosi in Italy; Gaetano De Cataldo, U.S. Manager for Estro Milano; Hans Rolink, Commercial Director of Coleccion Alexandra in Spain; and Germano Cavalli, Owner of Genus Mobili in Italy. It will be moderated by Gary Inman, Vice President of Hospitality for Baskervill


Speakers: Hans Rolink, Fabio Rizzolo, Gaetano De Cataldo, Estro Milano, Germano Cavalli, Gary Inman

30379

11am - 5pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Submit your design project to the editor of the Love Happens Mag for editorial consideration

Social

IHFC, IH106 Floor 1

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

If you have a stunning design project you would like to submit to our editor, come by KOKET's booth IH106. Our editor is excited to see your interior design projects. She will be selecting a few projects from High Point to feature in the Love Happens online and printed Magazine!


30363

11am - 7pm, Sun. Oct. 14

All Day Fun and Frolic with a new theme each day

Social

200 N. Hamilton St., N Ct 213 Floor 2

Each day, refreshments will be served and each night will be a theme with food and drink to complement the theme of the night. Join us Friday through Tuesday.


30386

11am - 12pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Breakfast in Bed with Ben

Educational

Suites At Market Square, G-6037 Ground

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Benjamin Johnston is an award-winning interior designer known for creating distinctive, layered spaces that are luxurious reflections of his clients’ personal tastes and histories. Join Ben and Home Treasures on Sunday, October 14th for an insightful discussion on how to create bespoke, distinctive bedrooms that operate as functional reflections of your clients desired mood and ambiance. As a fellow Houstonian, Home Treasures has been a proud partner to Benjamin Johnston Designs; we are delighted to welcome you to Breakfast in Bed with Ben.


Speakers: Benjamin Johnston

30284

11:30am - 1pm, Sun. Oct. 14

HFA Buyer Lunch

Social

Plaza Suites, 1-527 Floor 1

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

Take a break from all your shopping and join us for lunch at market. All buyers welcome.


30176

11:30am - 1pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Complimentary Lunch with Burton James

Social

310 N. Hamilton St., Hamilton Court S-101 Floor 1

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


30195

11:30am - 2pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Parson’s Table Pop-Up

Social

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

Neighborhood: Uptown Main

Offering the wildly popular homemade sandwiches, salads, sourdough bread and desserts that Market-goers have come to know and love for decades, the ladies of Parson’s Table will celebrate their 40th anniversary with a pop-up lunch service daily in The Point from 11:30am – 2pm on Friday, October 12 – Tuesday, October 16.


30114

11:30am - 12:30pm, Sun. Oct. 14

C&D Highlights Tour with Michelle Nussbaumer

Educational

Tour will depart from the ground floor of C&D Building, in front of escalators

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

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 interior designer Michelle Nussbaumer, Founder of Ceylon et Cie in Dallas, Texas, thinks is trending at High Point Market this fall, spend an hour on an intimate guided tour with her. Join Michelle as she introduces you to her favorite contemporary finds in the Commerce & Design (C&D) Building - 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/


Speakers: Michelle Nussbaumer

RSVP Required

30028

11:30am - 1pm, Sun. Oct. 14

HFA's Next Generation Now Lunch With Leaders

Educational

Plaza Suites, 1-527 Floor 1

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

What would you ask an industry leader? Big-name industry leaders are opening their busy schedules for lunch mentoring sessions with next-generation home furnishings professionals. This exclusive opportunity provides you with quality face time with top industry executives who can offer invaluable advice, give feedback on your ideas, and become mentors in your career. Build partnerships faster than your predecessors did! Limited availability. Reserve your spot today! Go to myhfa.org/ngn-events.


RSVP Required

30056

11:30am - 12:30pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Recipe for Success

Educational

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

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Join us for Recipe for Success: How to capture press and leverage those placements for your design business. Learn how brand yourself to make yourself attractive to editors, How press can change the trajectory of your career, What it takes to pitch and close editorial, How to grow your business and leverage press for new projects and licensing deals and much more from these industry experts. Panel includes Barclay Butera, Amy Flurry, Nick May, Christine Phillips and Jane Dagmi. Book signings to follow. Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt (0.1 CEU)


CEU Hours: 0.1

Speakers: Barclay Butera, Amy Flurry, Nick May, Christine Phillips, Jane Dagmi

30045

12pm - 1pm, Sun. Oct. 14

DESIGN VIEWPOINTS SERIES – Tech Tools: Reviews from the Designers Who Use Them

Educational

High Point Theatre (located in the Transportation Terminal)

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Learn about the technology tools peer designers use to make their businesses more productive and to effectively manage clients. In this panel discussion, LuAnn Nigara of A Well-Designed Business will ask our panel of design leaders including Kelli Ellis, Phyllis Harbinger, ASID, NCIDQ, CID, Corey Damen Jenkins, and Laura Thurman to provide their approach to evaluating the best software options for their businesses. Leave with the factors you need to consider when evaluating your software options. Presented by the High Point Market Authority and ASID. Complimentary boxed lunch provided. 0.1 IDCEC-approved CEU.


CEU Hours: 0.1

Speakers: LuAnn Nigara, Kelli Ellis, Phyllis Harbinger, Corey Damen Jenkins, Laura Thurman

30009

12pm - 12:30pm, Sun. Oct. 14

American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Pinning Ceremony

Social

Wall of Fame, Lobby of Furniture Plaza - 210 South Main Street High Point, NC 27260

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

The American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation will start the induction process at a moving ceremony to present the coveted Hall of Fame pin to Inductees, along with uncovering their plaques on the Wall of Fame and dedicating the bronze bricks that are permanently placed in the Walk of Fame.


30275

12pm - 4:30pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Lunch and Cocktail Party

Social

IHFC, D420 Floor 4

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Join us for lunch and a cocktail party from 12pm-4:30pm, Saturday, October 13 to Monday, October 15.


30294

12pm - 1pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Frank Magestro Memorial Luncheon

Social

Plaza Suites, C-102, C-103 Club Level

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

Please join us in honoring the life of Frank Magestro, who recently passed away after a courageous battle with cancer. Frank worked for South Sea over 20 years as a sales rep and in sales management. During his 45-year furniture career, Frank worked in sales and sales management at Goldstein's, Broyhill and Catnapper. Frank was also a retail store owner, as well as an independent representative from 1990 until his death in May of this year. We welcome all who would like to celebrate Frank's life and career to join us at this event to share memories and remembrances, over one of Frank's favorite meals.


30312

12pm - 2pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Complimentary Lunch with Fabricut

Social

Market Square Tower, 403 Floor 4

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Stop by the Fabricut showroom to recharge with a light lunch, compliments of Fabricut. Lunch is first come, first served. Frosé, coffee and other refreshments will be available throughout the day. While enjoying lunch, preview our latest collections including our new Quick Ship Panel program, Fabricut Furniture, and wallcovering collections from Vern Yip and Jaclyn Smith!


30286

12:30pm - 1:30pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Lunch Bunch with Jerry Epperson

Social

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

Neighborhood: Uptown Main

Stop by The Point and enjoy lunch with industry expert and advisor, Jerry Epperson. The Parson's Table Pop-Up will have homemade salads and sandwiches for sale or you can bring your own.


30127

12:30pm - 2pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Lunch with Libby Langdon: Educational Design Seminar and Book Signing

Educational

IHFC, G270 Floor 2

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

“Courting the Small-Space Client: Design Tips for this Growing Demographic” Join designer Libby Langdon as she shares insights on why small-space living is on the rise, who this consumer is, and the best way to design for their needs. She also debunks the myth that the small-space dweller is only in urban areas, when in fact they are in every community across the country. From her experience on HGTV’s Small Space, Big Style and then writing her first book, Libby Langdon’s Small Space Solutions, Libby offers information on designing everything from a 180-square-foot dorm room to helping aging clients downsize, and everything in between.


CEU Hours: 0.1

Speakers: Libby Langdon

RSVP Required

30134

1pm - 3pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Cotton & Quill Southern Affair Preview

Social

Suites At Market Square, M-7038 Mezzanine

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Meet founder and designer, Mary Catherine Folmar, of textile and wall covering company, Cotton & Quill, and preview her bold, new designs launching Fall 2018. Enjoy "The Art of the Punch Bowl" featuring a seasonal cocktail with southern fare.


30018

1pm - 2pm, Sun. Oct. 14

The Myth of Be Backs

Educational

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

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

Find the truth about “Be Backs” and how it affects your business. What is the accurate number of guests that actually return to your store. Phil will examine and refute the “myth of Be Backs.” He will explain why sales people develop the debilitation expectation and discuss the procedures and behaviors that your staff needs to persuade those “Be Backs” to buy today. Speaker: Phil Gutsell, GutSELL & Associates


Speakers: Phil Gutsell

30310

1pm - 6pm, Sun. Oct. 14

COME MEET IAN AT THE BAR!

Social

330 N. Hamilton St., 101 Floor 1

The Resource Decor Bar provides the ideal alfresco spot for a well-earned drink after a day at High Point Market. This year we invite you to ‘Meet IAN at the Bar”. To celebrate the further rollout of our customized sofa seating solution (IAN) we invite you to come and customize your very own IAN cocktail. Create the perfect drink in just 5 easy steps! On Sunday we will host a special party for all attendees with resident DJ in-house. Hope to see you there!


30390

1pm - 4pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Savor the South

Social

IH-306

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Join us for some Southern Hospitality! Lowcountry Originals and Laurie Bell present the latest collection of elegant lighting, swing beds, outdoor cushions, and pillows. Stop by the showroom for a glass of wine and a taste of the South.


30076

1:30pm - 2:30pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Designing Women of the World

Educational

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

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

How do you prioritize travel as a busy designer and business owner? How do you prepare for design inspiration at a particular destination? How does getting outside of your local marketplace help your business? Join our traveled designers as they discuss these questions and many more, while giving tips and inspiration on how to incorporate travel into your design process. Panelists include Adriana Hoyos, Tina Nicole, Toma Clark Haines, Sandra Espinet, and Aviva Stanoff with Deb Barrett as moderator. Reception and book signings to follow. Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt (0.1 CEU)


CEU Hours: 0.1

Speakers: Adriana Hoyos, Tina Nicole, Toma Clark Haines, Sandra Espinet, Aviva Stanoff, Deb Barrett

30082

2pm - 6pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Afternoon Social

Social

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

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

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


30079

2pm - 6pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Afternoon Social

Social

SAMS (Suites and SALON)

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

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


30088

2pm - 6pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Afternoon Social

Social

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

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

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


30096

2pm - 3pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Replacements Presents: Eddie Ross, Mix Master

Educational

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

Learn how to create fearless looks that reflect your clients’ stories and styles. Join designer and House Beautiful contributing editor, Eddie Ross, as he reveals how to collect, restore, and incorporate vintage finds to craft modern, nostalgia-grounded spaces that celebrate the past, present, and future. A question and answer segment with follow. Co-Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt and Alden Parkes (0.1 CEU)


CEU Hours: 0.1

Speakers: Eddie Ross

30187

2pm - 3pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Breaking Through the Roadblocks – Overcoming the Difficulties of Running a Design Firm with Gail Doby

Educational

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

Neighborhood: Uptown Main

Business success can only be achieved once you embrace the daily challenges of running a design firm and systematically work through the roadblocks holding you back. Join business coach Gail Doby in this interactive roundtable as she identifies common issues business owners face, offers actionable advice and fields attendee questions to find workable solutions.


Speakers: Gail Doby

30184

2pm - 6pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Fabricut Furniture Launch Party with Vern Yip and Pulp Design Studios

Social

Market Square Tower, 403 Floor 4

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Join Fabricut and special guests Vern Yip, and Pulp Design Studios’ Beth Dotolo and Carolina Gentry to celebrate the launch of Fabricut Furniture. We will also be introducing Trend’s Vern Yip and Jaclyn Smith wallcovering collections, the Pulp Design Studios for S. Harris textile collection, our new Fabricut Quick Ship Panel program, and several exciting new collections from Fabricut’s family of brands. Refreshments and appetizers will be served.


Speakers: Vern Yip, Beth Dotolo, Carolina Gentry

30377

2pm - 3pm, Sun. Oct. 14

KOKET Be Empowered T-shirt Giveaway

Social

IHFC, IH106 Floor 1

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Experience KOKET, meet our wonderful team members, and pick up a BE EMPOWERED T-Shirt. Be sure to visit KOKET in IH106.


30325

2pm - 5pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Get Painted!

Social

Showplace, 3300 Floor 3

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Mingle with colleagues and get your henna on at High Point Market! We'll have a henna tattoo artist available in Jaipur Living Showroom 3300 on Sunday, October 14 from 2pm to 5pm. Light refreshments will be available.


RSVP Required

30350

2pm - 3pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Bringing Handmade Furniture into the Future

Educational

Plant Seven, 410 W English Rd., High Point, NC 27262 Floor 1

Neighborhood: North Elm

Skram principal and lead designer Jacob Marks proudly makes his furniture in Burlington, North Carolina. Learn how this maker has successfully scaled his business while honoring sustainable, bespoke craft and putting forward a recognizable aesthetic honed with honest materials.


Speakers: Jacob Marks

30339

2pm - 4pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Meet Jeffrey Alan Marks

Social

IHFC, D202 Floor 2

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Please join us and meet celebrity designer Jeffrey Alan Marks. Have a lively chat with Jeffrey and see his new Collection by PALECEK while enjoying cocktails and hors d'oeuvres.


Speakers: Jeffrey Alan Marks

30296

2pm - 4pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Ribbon Cutting Cocktail Reception

Social

IHFC, H621 Floor 6

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

We invite you to help us celebrate the Grand Opening of VILLA2's first U.S. showroom. Sunday, October 14th from 2pm-4pm. Cocktails and refreshments. Promotions for the first 15 customers.


30227

2pm - 3pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Social Media Mavens Top Tips for Social Media Success

Educational

101 S. Hamilton St.

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Join Adam Japko of Esteem Media as he talks with interior designers Shayla Copas, Natalie Reddell and Lori Paranjape about the top social media trends right now. Keep abreast of the myriad of changes in social media so you won’t get lost in the shuffle.


Speakers: Adam Japko , Shayla Copas, Natalie Reddell, Lori Paranjape

RSVP Required

30251

2pm - 4pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Book Signing | Jeffrey Dungan | The Nature of Home - Creating Timeless Houses

Social

IHFC, M110 Floor 1

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

Meet architect, Jeffrey Dungan, buy a signed copy of his new book, and get to know how it all came together


Speakers: Jeffrey Dungan

30077

2:30pm - 3:30pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Designing Women of the World Book Signing and Reception

Social

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

You won’t want to miss this lively celebration and meet & greet with our Designing Women of the World. Hors d'oeuvres and cocktails will be served. Designers will also be on hand signing copies of their books. Books will be available for purchase onsite. Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt.


Speakers: Adriana Hoyos, Tina Nicole, Toma Clark Haines, Sandra Espinet, Aviva Stanoff, Deb Barrett

30019

2:30pm - 3:30pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Conquering Delegation-Phobia

Educational

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

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

As a business analyst and consultant over the last 20 years, Joe has observed hundreds of independent retailer owners and managers that are unwilling or unable to hold their people accountable. Small businesses can only grow by delegating responsibilities the way successful larger businesses do. In this session, you will discover how to develop and respect proper lines of communication, how to overcome your fear of holding people accountable, what job descriptions should look like and why they are extremely valuable, how to positively communicate employee performance and coach improvement, and how to make a great workplace environment for you, your team, and your customers. Speaker: Joe Milevsky, JRM Sales & Management, Inc


Speakers: Joe Milevsky

30070

2:30pm - 3:30pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Suite Spot Tour with Mikel Welch, Mikel Welch Designs

Educational

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

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

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 celebrity designer Mikel Welch, Founder of Mikel Welch Designs, thinks is trending at High Point Market this fall, spend an hour on an intimate guided tour him. Join Mikel, as he takes you on a guided tour of his favorite finds on all three floors of The Suites at Market Square – the largest and only presentation of temporary exhibits and a must-see for every designer and retailer looking for what’s new and innovative. Sponsored by IMC- DesignOnHPMkt. RSVP required.


Speakers: Mikel Welch

RSVP Required

30030

3pm - 4:30pm, Sun. Oct. 14

KEYNOTE SERIES - The Future of Retail Via the Customer Experience with Doug Stephens, The Retail Prophet

Educational

High Point Theatre (located in the Transportation Terminal)

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

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.


Speakers: Doug Stephens

30177

3pm - 5pm, Sun. Oct. 14

The Art of Block Printing

Educational

Suites At Market Square, M-3001 Mezzanine

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

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 be a hands-on class where you can try printing one yourself.


30182

3pm - 4pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Luxury Comes Home: Global Design in a Modern World

Educational

310 N. Hamilton St., Hamilton Court S-101 Floor 1

Noted Bay Area designer Cynthia Spence joins celebrated designers Patrick Sutton and Sandra Espinet in a conversation about the role stylish resorts and chic hotels play in today's global landscape, where design-savvy homeowners increasingly turn to professionals to bring five-star luxury to their everyday lives. Plan to linger and celebrate after the program as Patrick signs copies of his stunning new book "Storied Interiors: The Work of Patrick Sutton", and Sandra does the same for her lush "Barefoot Luxury: Mexican Resort Living" book!


Speakers: Cynthia Spence, Sandra Espinet, Patrick Sutton

RSVP Required

30143

3pm - 3:30pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Let's Talk Traceability | DOWN inc.

Educational

Suites At Market Square, G-3019 Ground

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

At DOWN inc., we take Down & Feather sourcing seriously; join us for a quick 15-minute informational session to learn more about our commitment to animal welfare, supply chain traceability and corporate responsibility. Hear from National Account Manager, Luitjen Kiewiet about our recent certification from the International Down & Feather Laboratory (IDFL), a global leader in filled textile quality and assurance since 1978. This global standard certifies that our Down & Feather suppliers respect, and are in compliance with, the Five Freedoms of Animal Welfare and confirms: NO live plucking, NO force feeding and that our Down & Feather is only sourced as a byproduct from the food industry. Snacks will be provided - we can't wait to meet you!


30144

3pm - 5pm, Sun. Oct. 14

PRODUCT LAUNCH COCKTAIL PARTY

Social

IHFC, H224 Floor 2

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Take a walk through our showroom as we show you our latest product launches while you sip on hand crafted cocktails and dine on artisan hors d'oeuvres by none other than local treat, Southern Roots.


Speakers: Justin Shaulis

30252

3pm - 5pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Debuting The Denise McGaha Collection for Currey & Company

Social

IHFC, M110 Floor 1

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

Meet Dallas design star, Denise McGaha, and see her new collection of lighting and furniture for Currey & Company.


30273

3pm - 5pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Maitland-Smith Introduces the Tony Duquette Collecction & Dawnridge Book Signing

Social

Market Square, 348 Floor 3

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Join us as we celebrate the introduction of a beautiful new Neoclassic collection by Maitland-Smith, the iconic Tony Duquette Collection and unveil a very special book signing of Tony Duquette’s Dawnridge which is the name of the home and estate. Written by Hutton Wilkinson, this beautiful new book chronicles the luxe and historic home’s transformation. Hutton Wilkinson purchased the home following Duquette’s death in 1999, and he has since breathed new life into the estate, broadening the property, adding houses of his own design, and incorporating remarkable objects designed and created by the Duquettes. Wilkinson elaborates on the spectacular design elements in each room and shares the stories behind the spaces.


RSVP Required

30208

3pm - 5pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Crypton Pooch Pop-Up

Social

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

Neighborhood: Uptown Main

A peaceful pack of comfort dogs 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 your mind and your aching feet before heading back out to the evening's social events. Snap a pic and post to social media with the hashtag #cryptonpoochpopup and Crypton will make a donation to Elite Canines Comfort Dogs.


30345

3pm - 5pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Southern Comfort in the New SALON

Social

Suites at Market Square, Ground Floor SALON

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Sip on champagne or a Southern Comfort Collins while enjoying music provided by a strolling saxophonist. It’s time to rediscover the curated product offering in the newly redesigned Salon!


30360

3pm - 5:30pm, Sun. Oct. 14

The Key Ingredients To Building A Successful Design Business

Educational

IHFC, C1156 Floor 11

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Join Abbyson for an enriching discussion on: •Project Management Efficiencies •Creating Your Personal Brand •Industry Trade Secrets Learn from the talented Ivy designer, well-known author and Palm Springs based product designer, Christopher Kennedy, LA-based lifestyle author, designer, and social media consultant, Anne Sage, and award winning interior designer, product designer, and artist extraordinaire Jackie Von Tobel about the strategies they have developed to run profitable design businesses. The panel will be moderated by Ivy Guru, Reisa Elden, and Laiza Cors, co-founder of Influencd.


Speakers: Jackie Von Tobel, Christopher Kennedy, Anne Sage

RSVP Required

30352

3pm - 5pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Amanda Lindroth Book Signing/Meet 'n Greet

Social

IHFC, H215 Floor 2

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Stop by KENIAN on Sunday afternoon, October 14th, from 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM to meet designer Amanda Lindroth! Known as the "Queen of the Caribbean", Amanda invites you to celebrate the publication of her new book, "Island Hopping" and to join us for a Book Signing & Meet 'n Greet at Kenian's Showroom, IHFC Building, Suite H215.


Speakers: Amanda Lindroth

30382

30375

3:30pm - 5pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Inspired Afternoons

Social

Classic Home, IHFC D443

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Don't let the afternoons get you down. Shop & sip your way through the Classic Home showroom during our Happy Hour. Inspired cocktails, hors d'oeuvres & exciting introductions await at Classic Home.


30212

3:30pm - 4:30pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Luxe DIY — Craft Hour w The Trim Queen

Social

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

Neighborhood: Uptown Main

Let your creative side shine at this embellishment workshop with The Trim Queen herself, Jana Platina Phipps. Learn about the evolution of trimmings and make a personal passementerie, tassel or pompom to take with you. It’s going to be trim-tastic!


30032

3:30pm - 4:30pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Inside the Designer’s Studio with Madcap Cottage

Educational

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

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Following the “Inside the Actor’s Studio” concept and format, renowned and celebrated designers Jason Oliver Nixon and John Loecke, Founders and owners of Madcap Cottage, will discuss a variety of designer-focused topics as well as share insights from their lives. Jason & John will share design tips and various trends while discussing their approach to design, clients, retail business and working within the design community. While drawing upon their experience, they will give general tips that will have a broad application for designers in their own projects. The discussion will be moderated by Stacy Kunstel, Co-Founder of Dunes & Duchess. First 30 attendees gifted a copy of "Prints Charming". Co-Sponsored by Momeni and IMC-DesignOnHPMkt


CEU Hours: 0.1

Speakers: Jason Oliver Nixon, John Loecke, Stacy Kunstel

30103

3:30pm - 7:30pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Chili Bar Party

Social

IHFC, C202 Floor 2

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Join Phillips Collection at their showroom at IHFC C202 for their Chili Bar Party on Sunday, October 14th from 3:30-7:30pm!


RSVP Required

30093

4pm - 6pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Complimentary Afternoon Bars

Social

Showplace (Floors 1, 2 & 3)

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

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


30094

4pm - 6pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Complimentary Afternoon Bars

Social

Market Square (Floors 1&2)

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

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


30086

4pm - 6pm, Sun. Oct. 14

InterHall Martini Parties

Social

IHFC: InterHall 1st Floor

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

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


30062

4pm - 6pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Complimentary Afternoon Bars

Social

200 N. Hamilton Street (Alternating Floors)

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


30063

4pm - 7pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Happy Hour at The Antique & Design Center

Social

Antique & Design Center of High Point, Market Square, G 7031 Salon

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

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.


30031

4pm - 4:30pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Art Shopping for Clients 101!

Educational

121 N. Hamilton St., S-201

What, where, why, and how to buy Art for Clients will all be discussed at Paul Robinson Fine Art! Our illuminating discussion will spark your interest and give practical tips on the unique art buying process. After our presentation completes a Q&A will be opened to guests, with complimentary drinks provided.


30020

4pm - 5pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Management Style Trends that Work

Educational

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

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

Your furniture team is now made up of many generations. This session will show you tried and true practices and systems that will show you how to effectively communicate with employees in multiple generations. These new techniques will help you develop and inspire your team to maximize their potential and help you achieve your goals as a manager. Speaker: John Egger, Profitability Consulting Group


Speakers: John Egger

30158

4pm - 8pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Cocktails & Small Bites

Social

320 N. Hamilton St., Floor 1

Stop by from 4:00-8:00pm for local brews, wine and small bites catered by Sweet Basil.


30142

4pm - 6pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Kravet Celebrates 100 Years

Social

Market Square, 217 Floor 2

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Celebrate Kravet Inc.’s centennial with our highly anticipated launch of “Inspired Design: 100 of the Most Important Designers of the Past 100 Years.” This book, published by Vendome Press, chronicles the late, great and most influential designers of the last century. As Kravet Inc. looks back on its 100 years in the industry, and forward to the next century of inspired design, please stop by Market Square, Suite 217 at 4pm on October 14th to toast to the legendary design community!


30164

4pm - 5pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Popsicles & Prosecco

Social

IHFC, IH102 Floor 1

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Join Luxe Interiors + Design and ‘Designing Woman of the World’ Tina Nicole for Popsicles & Prosecco in celebration of Nathan Anthony’s Fall 2018 Collection.


30235

4pm - 6pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Happy Hour at ADRIANA HOYOS Furnishings

Social

IHFC, IH207 Floor 1

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Come by and take a load off! End your day with a little cheer! Enjoy a glass - or two- of wine with Adriana herself and our product development director, while taking a closer look at our new releases and preview the 2019 fabric collection.


30255

4pm - 5pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Abracadabra Just Say Pouf

Educational

Suites At Market Square, T-816 Top Floor

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Easy magnolia and greenery designs demonstration with Erin Weston of Weston Farms. Join us for a bubbly beverage.


Speakers: Erin Weston

30259

4pm - 6pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Afternoon Sundowners to introduce Avoova

Social

Suites At Market Square, G-7038 Ground

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Join Ngala Trading Co. as they introduce a brand new line, Avoova! Based in South Africa, Avoova is known for their luxurious, creamy veneers that are created out of thousands of shards of polished ostrich eggshell. It's commonly referred to the "shagreen of South Africa". Avoova is now exclusively available to North America through Ngala Trading Co.


30260

4pm - 6pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Couture Lamps Afternoon Happy Hour & New Product Debut

Social

IHFC, G263 Floor 2

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Join Couture Lamps for a cocktail and light bites as you preview Fall/Winter '18 introductions! Cocktail hour (or 2!) will occur on Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Saturday's Happy Hour will coincide with showroom partner Mitchell Black's debut of the Mrs. Paranjape's Papers wallpaper collection! Sure to be a buzz-worthy event full of Instagrammable moments!


30266

4pm - 7pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Happy Hour at The Antique & Design Center

Social

Market Square, G 1-72 Antique and Design Center and SAMS G-7031, G-7039 Salon Ground

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

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.


30298

4pm - 5pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Meet David Kitts

Social

Suites At Market Square, M-7053 Mezzanine

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Get a sneak peek at lighting designs for 2019 from David Kitts, known for iconic designs including the Brindille, Erlenmeyer and Planar.


Speakers: David Kitts

30282

4pm - 6pm, Sun. Oct. 14

HFA - Happy Hour

Social

Plaza Suites, 1-527 Floor 1

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

After a long day of shopping stop by HFA's Retailer Resource Center for our Happy Hour with beer, wine, and light refreshments.


30338

4pm - 5pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Meet David Kitts

Social

Hubbardton Forge, Suites at Market Square M-7053

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Get a sneak peek at lighting designs for 2019 from David Kitts, known for such iconic designs as the Brindille, Erlenmeyer and Planar.


Speakers: David Kitts

30322

4pm - 6pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Cocktails & Conversation with Mix Master Eddie Ross

Social

Suites At Market Square, M-1015 Mezzanine

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Join Replacements and Modern Mix author Eddie Ross for insightful conversation and cocktails. Learn more about this celebrated designer’s passion for curating vintage dinnerware in bold new ways and how you can get personalized access to millions of pieces through RPL’s exclusive Designer Program.


Speakers: Eddie Ross

30314

4pm - 6pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Meva Wine and Cheese Happy Hour!

Social

IHFC, H624 Floor 6

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

We invite you and your colleagues to join Meva management and representatives for wine and cheese! Hosted at 4-6pm each day, we offer you the opportunity to discuss the future of product inspiration and design with us. Attendees will have a chance to free their minds and participate in sketching seminars where each individual will be able to use their inspiration to plan with us the styles they want to turn into reality!


RSVP Required

30381

4pm - 8pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Dorya BAR 107 Cocktails & Hor d'Oeuvres

Social

330 N. Hamilton St., 107 Floor 1

Please join us at DORYA BAR 107 for Cocktails, Champagne Hour & Hor d'Oeuvres.


30393

4pm - 6pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Invitation: Join Chaddock for Well-Crafted Cocktails

Social

200 Steele Street, Suite 106, High Point

Come experience the next chapter of Chaddock with craft cocktails, locally brewed beer and small bites in their new showroom at High Point Market. Cap off Sunday night at market with well-crafted cocktails and small bites in the back of the Chaddock showroom. Explore Chaddock’s 30 new, custom furniture pieces crafted in our Morganton, NC workroom and debuting at Market while you sip your personal crafted cocktail. Chaddock CEO Andrew Crone, recently appointed President and COO Kevin Ward and designers Mary McDonald and Larry Laslo will be in attendance. Media, email: kelsey.nelson@ferebeelane.com to RSVP.


30290

4:30pm - 5:30pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Meet & Greet Book Signing Reception with Madcap Cottage

Social

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

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Mix, mingle, and channel all things marvelous with the Madcap Cottage gents, John Loecke and Jason Oliver Nixon, as they sign copies of their book Prints Charming, published by Abrams. Books will be available for purchase onsite. Co-Sponsored by Momeni, Inc. and IMC-DesignOnHPMkt


Speakers: Jason Oliver Nixon, John Loecke

30174

4:30pm - 6pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Happy Hour with Burton James

Social

310 N. Hamilton St., Hamilton Court S-101 Floor 1

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


30148

4:30pm - 6pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Wine Down Daily

Social

200 Steele, 119 Floor 1

Wine down from your market day and enjoy cheese and wine at Scarborough House.


30156

5pm - 6:30pm, Sun. Oct. 14

End Your Day on Elm

Social

220 Elm,

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Unwind in our courtyard with live music by the Mulligans. Enjoy appetizers prepared by the Palliser chefs, and served with beer and wine.


30161

5pm - 6pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Social Hour

Social

Showplace, 5000 Floor 5

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Join us an hour before our dinner party for a collaborative content celebration. Social hour will be an opportunity to take 'gram worthy photos of all of #AmericanLeather's new-to-market releases, and classic programs. Share them on your pages and be sure to tag us. You may even make a cameo in our memorable Market video!


30092

5pm - 7pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Sunset on 3

Social

Showplace: 3rd Floor Balcony

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

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


30313

5pm - 8pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Globally Inspired Movable Feast

Social

200 N. Hamilton St., N Ct 213 Floor 2

Join Spectra Home for buzzy breakfasts each morning or get your chill on with our resident mixologist and a globally inspired movable feast every night.


30248

5pm - 12am, Sun. Oct. 14

Home TV Celebrity Reunion & Fall Celebration

Social

Showplace, 4100 Floor 4

The first-ever "Home TV Celebrity Reunion," hosted by Design Talk Live, will take place at the Surya showroom on Sunday, Oct. 14, at 5pm! Come see your favorite home design and renovation personalities take the red carpet and the stage at Surya's annual Fall Celebration party, while enjoying hors d'oeurvres, cocktails and live music.


Speakers: Joseph Haecker

RSVP Required

30229

5pm - 7pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Interior Design Society Membership Mixer at The Point

Social

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

Neighborhood: Uptown Main

Mix and mingle with the members of the Interior Design Society. Enjoy complimentary drinks and hors d’oeuvres while developing and deepening important business connections.


30217

5pm - 8pm, Sun. Oct. 14

After Hours at The Point

Social

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

Neighborhood: Uptown Main

Unwind after a full day of inspiration at Market with beer and wine from a local brewery, Brown Truck Brewery, and some of the finest food truck creations High Point has to offer. Take time to reflect, connect with other Market guests or simply put your feet up and enjoy a quick break before heading back out for the evening’s social events.


30218

5pm - 7pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Champagne Social

Social

Market Square, 202 Floor 2

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Slip in for a Sip - or two! Join us daily 5-7pm, October 11-17, and we'll pop a cork for you!


30323

5pm - 7pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Whiskey & Waffles

Social

Suites At Market Square, M-7053 Mezzanine

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Taste Vermont's best whiskey from local maker, WhistlePig, and meet David Kitts.


Speakers: David Kitts

30010

5:30pm - 10:30pm, Sun. Oct. 14

American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Induction Celebration

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Sheraton Greensboro at Four Seasons, 3121 West Gate City Boulevard Greensboro, NC 27407

The American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation, Inc. is an international, industry-wide organization founded to preserve the history of the home furnishings industry and to celebrate exceptional individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to the U.S. home furnishings industry. Each fall, individuals whose leadership and outstanding achievements have contributed to the innovation and development of the industry are inducted into the American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame, the industry’s highest honor. Purchase tickets at www.leadwithvision2018.com Members, $250; Non-members, $300; Black tie optional Cocktail Reception, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Dinner, 6:30-9:00 p.m. After Party, 9:15-10:30 p.m.


30117

6pm - 8pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Aperitivo Italiano

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Tonin Casa USA

Neighborhood: Uptown Main

Shuttle Stop: 26 (Red Line)

Come and visit us to taste an authentic Italian aperitif. Sunday 14th October at Tonin Casa showroom located in High Point, 317 N Main Street. We will start at 6pm. See you soon.


30160

6pm - 9pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Famous Dinner Party

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Showplace, 5000 Floor 5

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

No High Point Market is complete without our famous dinner party. Join us at 6pm for a delicious dinner, deserts, and exclusive Italian wines from our partners at More & Giles.


30394

6pm - 11pm, Sun. Oct. 14

High Point Market Party Fiesta

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Resource Decor, 330 N. Hamilton St., Floor 1

Shuttle Stop: 19 (Red Line)

Join us for Tacos from our Taco Truck, great music from our awesome DJ and drinks all round!


30364

6pm - 8pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Hurricane Benefit Concert

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Mercer Bar and Restaurant Mezzanine Historic Market Square

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Hurricane Benefit Concert featuring World Famous Soul Central Band. Proceeds to benefit Hurricane Florence flood victims. Dovetail will be giving free party vouchers for drinks and appetizers to all showroom customers. Grab your voucher and RSVP while in the showroom. Please help people get back on their feet and rebuild the communities that always kindly welcome us every Market. Sponsors for the benefit include: Asia Loft, Asia Minor Carpets, Capel Rugs, Culp, Dovetail Furniture, Hudson Valley Lighting, Mercer Restaurant & Bar, Safavieh and Unique Loom.


30289

6pm - 9pm, Sun. Oct. 14

BDI Fall Market Party

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IHFC, D536 Floor 5

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

BDI invites its retail partners, designers and media alike to enjoy drinks, light hors d'oeuvres and Market merriment, as they mingle among BDI's latest entertainment, office and table collections.


RSVP Required

30173

7pm - 9pm, Sun. Oct. 14

Stars Under the Stars Featuring Sheila E.

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Center Stage at the Transportation Terminal

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Complimentary food and beverages will be served. Sponsored by the High Point Market Authority. *NOTE: 6:45pm early entry for Market guests issued a BUYER pass.