Events

30017

7:30am - 9am, Sun. Apr. 07

WithIt Education Breakfast presented by Myriad Software

Educational

IHFC, Green Wing, International ballroom, 11th Floor

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Join us for a conversation with luxury interior designer Michelle Workman. Tickets include a full breakfast, program and networking and is open to all market attendees. Get more information and purchase your tickets at withit.org.


Speakers: Michelle Workman

RSVP Required

30021

7:30am - 9am, Sun. Apr. 07

Live Painting Demonstrations

Educational

Linda Donohue Fine Art, Suites At Market Square, Mezzanine

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Watch live demonstrations by Linda Donohue of seascapes and abstract expressionist paintings in acrylics on canvas using a pallet knife and brushes.


Speakers: Michelle Lamb

30227

8am - 8pm, Sun. Apr. 07

#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.


30231

8am - 11:30am, Sun. Apr. 07

Breakfast with Hurtado Furniture

Social

HURTADO

Neighborhood: North Elm

Shuttle Stop: 26 (Red Line)

Enjoy exclusive designs by Hurtado Furniture such as the introductions to the Santa Barbara Collection, Soho Collection, and many more. We look forward to your visit to our showroom.


30040

8am - 10am, Sun. Apr. 07

Complimentary Gourmet Coffee

Social

200 N Hamilton: Courtyard

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


30125

8am - 8pm, Sun. Apr. 07

Phillips Collection Warehouse Tour

Social

916 Finch Ave, High Point, NC 27263

Come see our sprawling 400,000 square foot campus just minutes from downtown High Point where we'll be touring the vast live edge and geode inventory all day long. No appointments necessary, just pop in and we'll greet you at the door!


30164

8am - 2pm, Sun. Apr. 07

Daily Breakfast and Lunch

Social

Unique Loom, Market Square, Floor 2

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Please join us for breakfast and/or lunch daily in our showroom - MS 290.


30182

8am - 10am, Sun. Apr. 07

Mimosas & Macaroons

Social

Century Furniture, 200 Steele, Floor 2

Shuttle Stop: 17 (Red Line)

Start your day off right with "Build Your Own" Mimosa Bar & tasty macaroons in the Century showroom.


30185

8am - 11am, Sun. Apr. 07

Breakfast with VPG

Social

Vintage Print Gallery, Suites At Market Square, Mezzanine

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

An assortment of breakfast favorites for our customers to enjoy!


30060

8:30am - 9:30am, Sun. Apr. 07

Showplace Complimentary Breakfast

Social

Showplace Atrium

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

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


30075

9am - 10am, Sun. Apr. 07

Keeping up with the Industry and Consumer Trends: An Overview

Educational

Home Furnishings Association-HFA, Plaza Suites, Floor 1

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

Shuttle Stop: 3 (Green Line)

Jerry Epperson, one of the founders and a Managing Director of Mann, Armistead & Epperson, will address the important trends within our industry, the economic and demographic factors that matter most, and other issues that are important for home furnishings retailers.


Speakers: Jerry Epperson

30158

9am - 11am, Sun. Apr. 07

Sunday Café Latte

Social

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

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 4 (Green Line)

An informal gathering of designers, furniture insiders and company reps to enjoy gourmet coffee, snacks and conversation. Coffee is expertly prepared by baristas from Anchor Coffee, based in our home town of North Wilkesboro, NC.


30111

9am - 10am, Sun. Apr. 07

Coffee in Bed

Educational

Luxe Sleep/Pandora de Balthazar, Suites At Market Square, Mezzanine

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

What better way to start your morning at Market, then to get back in bed?! Stop by our showroom for a cup of coffee and curl up in one of our beds to experience our life changing European Sleep System! This unique 15 minute experience will set the perfect day ahead!


30217

9am - 11am, Sun. Apr. 07

Designer Brunch with Bobby and Friends

Social

A.R.T. Furniture Inc.

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Shuttle Stop: 16 (Red Line)

Enjoy brunch and a lively game of design with Bobby Berk, Justina Blakeney, Corey Damen Jenkins, Kelli Ellis. Hosted by Kelli Lamb Editor in Chief of Rue Magazine.


Speakers: Bobby Berk, Justina Blakeney, Corey Damen Jenkins, Kelli Ellis, Kelli Lamb

30098

9:30am - 11:30am, Sun. Apr. 07

Style Spotters Trend Tours - Expanded for 2019!

Educational

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

Neighborhood: Uptown Main

New, expanded format for 2019! Now you can enjoy a personal trip through some of the most stunning showrooms at Market with one of our style spotting gurus, Saturday – Tuesday. On Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, two Style Spotters will take off from The Point each day to show you the showrooms they love to shop in a specific product category. Then, on Tuesday, immediately after the Style Spotters LIVE! event, four Style Spotters step down from the dais to take you on a personal tour of their favorite Spring Market showrooms. See the full schedule and RSVP for the Category Tours at http://highpointmarket.org/events/ss-trend-tours. Sponsored by Crypton.


Speakers: Shay Geyer, Gary Inman, Shayla Copas, Cynthia Ferguson, Courtney McLeod, Eric Haydel, Benjamin Johnston, Laura Thurman, Erinn Valencich, Kara Cox

RSVP Required

30068

9:30am - 11:30pm, Sun. Apr. 07

The Designers’ State of the Industry

Educational

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

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Join interior design and business expert Gail Doby, ASID, CVO & Co-Founder of Gail Doby Coaching & Consulting, as she provides research from a host of sources illustrating and explaining the current state of the design industry; beyond where we have been and where we are, what are the markers pointing to the future; ways design firms can advantage themselves by adjusting their vision forward with smart forecasting; a futurist’s look with the reality check of pragmatic business planning and much more. Networking reception to follow. Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMKT. (0.2 CEU)


CEU Hours: 0.2

Speakers: Gail Doby

30002

10am - 11am, Sun. Apr. 07

No More Negotiating - Own your authority, protect your value and satisfy your clients with Kimberley Seldon

Educational

High Point Theatre (in the Transportation Terminal)

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Who has more experience running a design firm, you or your clients? You, of course. So why would you allow clients to dictate terms that have an immediate and sometimes unpleasant effect on you and your team? In this session, Business of Design’s Kimberley Seldon will teach you how to set and maintain clear and firm boundaries when it comes to fees, margins, work order and process. Learn which rules should be non-negotiable, how to stand firm in your rules, what a mature design business looks like, and how to anticipate challenging project situations. Create peace of mind, achieve greater earnings, and gain more freedom. Open to all Market attendees. Presented in partnership with the High Point Market Authority.


CEU Hours: 0.1

Speakers: Kimberley Seldon

30036

10am - 11am, Sun. Apr. 07

How to Profit Selling Wellness in the Furniture & Accessory Market

Educational

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

Today’s savvy consumers are choosing to buy what goes beyond their basic needs to what also enriches their lives. This is a huge paradigm shift in consumer spending for all age demographics and at the very top of most sought-after products and ideas is anything to do with wellness. In every and all markets today, this is the buzzword trending. So why not incorporate and market wellness in our furniture industry for greater sales and profit? Co-Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMKT and Alden Parkes. (0.1 CEU)


CEU Hours: 0.1

Speakers: Mitzi Beach

30123

10am - 2pm, Sun. Apr. 07

Bloody Mary Sunday

Social

Kenian, IHFC, Hamilton, Floor 2

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Join us on Sunday, April 7th from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm for "Bloody Mary Sunday!" Stop by for a refreshing libation, recharge at one of our charging stations and take a look at our New Spring Introductions! KENIAN, IHFC Bldg, Ste H215 (above Inter Hall)


30110

10am - 11am, Sun. Apr. 07

Building Your Retail Assets

Educational

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

Neighborhood: Uptown Main

Join Teddie and Courtney Garrigan, Mother-Daughter owners of Dallas based Coco & Dash, as they host a lively, interactive roundtable discussion about the most important assets in brick and mortar retail. From product to people, merchandising to marketing, and customer service to customer experience, Teddie and Courtney will share the insights and advice they have learned after years of running a successful independent retail store.


Speakers: Teddie Garrigan, Courtney Garrigan

30076

10:30am - 11:30am, Sun. Apr. 07

Yes, You Can Hire Skilled, Positive, Loyal Employees

Educational

Home Furnishings Association-HFA, Plaza Suites, Floor 1

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

Shuttle Stop: 3 (Green Line)

You value your customers, so naturally you want the very best employees to interact with them. They aren’t easy to find right now. In this presentation, you’ll hear an innovative approach to the challenges of recruiting, hiring and managing your workforce – including effective ways to improve employee attitudes and loyalty to your company. Speaker: John Egger, Profitability Consulting Group.


Speakers: John Egger

30005

11am - 1pm, Sun. Apr. 07

Mimosas with Robin Baron

Social

Robin Baron, Suites At Market Square, Ground

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Please join Robin Baron for Sunday Mimosas and see her collections and her exciting new introductions! Visit her showroom located at the Suites at Market Square, Salon G-6033 (right next to Starbucks) on Sunday, April 7th from 11:00AM to 1:00PM.


30168

11am - 1pm, Sun. Apr. 07

Bubbly Brunch at Antique & Design Center

Social

Antique & Design Center, Market Square, Ground

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Enjoy a glass of bubbly with some 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.


30180

11am - 1pm, Sun. Apr. 07

The Brunch At M90: Spring Edition

Social

Hudson Valley Lighting, Market Square, Mezzanine

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Enjoy bottomless mimosas and all of your favorite brunch goodies at the Hudson Valley Lighting Group showroom!


30143

11am - 1pm, Sun. Apr. 07

Brunch and Mingle with Interior Designer Jeff Andrews

Social

Gabby, IHFC, Wrenn, Floor 1

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Join us for brunch and mingle with internationally celebrated interior designer Jeff Andrews at Gabby on Sunday, April 7th 2018 at 11am. Featuring a special book signing of Jeff Andrews newly released book The New Glamour: Interiors with Star Quality - recently featured in the latest editions of House Beautiful, Elle Décor, and Interiors. From Kourtney Kardashian to Kris Jenner to Kaley Cuoco, Jeff Andrews creates sophisticated yet livable interiors for families and celebrities alike. Come grab some bubbly and get the dish on the Hollywood stars and more who have turned to Jeff to deliver his trade mark high style to their homes.


Speakers: Jeff Andrews

30152

11am - 2pm, Sun. Apr. 07

The BEST Brunch in High Point!

Social

Spicher and Co, IHFC, Design Center, Floor 4

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Visit the Spicher and Co showroom at IHFC Design Center 423 for a delicious brunch including made-to-order omelets, french toast, coffee and mimosas. Don't forget to enter the brunch drawing for a change to win $500 store credit!


30200

11am - 12pm, Sun. Apr. 07

Social Media Mavens: Adding Value - Influencers and Brands

Educational

Universal Furniture International, Inc.

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Shuttle Stop: 15 (Red Line)

Join Adam Japko of Esteem Media as he talks with interior designers Shayla Copas, Natalie Reddell and Lori Paranjape about the expanding world of influencer and brand partnerships. How do you connect with a brand? What’s involved in a partnership? How do you explain your value to the brand? Find more details at www.UniversalFurniture.com/marketevents.


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

RSVP Required

30193

11am - 2pm, Sun. Apr. 07

Celebrate Frank Ponterio's Debut Collection for Arteriors

Social

Arteriors, Commerce & Design, Floor 1

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Join Mark Moussa, founder and creative director of Arteriors, with interior designer Frank Ponterio for an intimate brunch celebrating the debut of the Frank Ponterio Collection for Arteriors, an inspired lineup of lighting, accessories and furniture being introduced this Market.


30225

11:30am - 2pm, Sun. Apr. 07

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 40-plus years of serving Market guests with a pop-up lunch service daily in The Point from 11:30am – 2pm on Friday, April 5 – Tuesday, April 9.


30174

11:30am - 1:30pm, Sun. Apr. 07

Slice and Price! (Pizza provided)

Social

Meva, IHFC, Hamilton, Floor 6

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Greetings fellow attendees! Meva will be hosting Slice and Price on Sunday of the High Point Market! We invite you to join us for pizza as we explain the design motivations represented by our collection and the selection methods for our products. We will also be discussing the market specials that we have going on for duration of the market!


RSVP Required

30056

11:30am - 12:30pm, Sun. Apr. 07

C&D Highlights Tour

Educational

Commerce & Design Building, The, Commerce & Design

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

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 our guest designer and trailblazer thinks is trending at High Point Market this spring, spend an hour on an intimate guided tour with them. Join us as they introduce you to their favorite 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.


RSVP Required

30065

12pm - 1pm, Sun. Apr. 07

The Healing Bed

Educational

Pandora de Balthazar/Luxe Sleep, Inc., SAMS, M-8037

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Sleep expert, Pandora de Balthazar, will discuss the healing properties of sleep and the importance of finding the right bedding to maximize the benefits of sleep. Champagne and light bites will be served.


Speakers: Pandora De Balthazar

30030

12pm - 2pm, Sun. Apr. 07

Spring Happy Hour at Elegant Lighting

Social

Elegant Lighting

Neighborhood: Uptown Main

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Come take a look at the new season collections and join us for happy hour with margaritas, mimosas, and tropical cocktails from 12PM-2PM on Saturday and Sunday. Lunch will also be provided daily at our showroom!


30025

12pm - 1pm, Sun. Apr. 07

Exterior Design – How to Achieve a Curated Look – Lunch N Learn

Educational

Watermark Living

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

An expert-packed panel of professional exterior designers will respond to questions from moderator Waynette Goodson, Editor-In-Chief, Casual Living and Exterior Design. Panel participants include Libby Langdon, designer, author, and product designer; Christopher Grubb, designer to the stars, author, and product designer; and Stephanie James, award-winning designer and co-owner of Allen and James Interior Design, High Point. Discover insight into what are the key elements for achieving curated outdoor décor for your clients and much more! Lunch will be served. Space Limited. RSVP - lrudd@laurieruddpr.com


CEU Hours: 0.1

Speakers: Waynette Goodson, Libby Langdon, Christopher Grubb, Stephanie James

RSVP Required

30026

12pm - 1pm, Sun. Apr. 07

The Healing Bed

Educational

Luxe Sleep/Pandora de Balthazar, Suites At Market Square, Mezzanine

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Sleep expert, Pandora de Balthazar, will discuss the healing properties of sleep and the importance of finding the right bedding to maximize the benefits of sleep. Champagne and light bites will be served.


30101

12pm - 1pm, Sun. Apr. 07

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

Educational

High Point Theatre (in the Transportation Terminal)

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Back by popular demand, this session will discuss the technology tools peer designers use to both make their businesses more productive and effectively manage clients. Phyllis Harbinger, ASID, NCIDQ, CID, will ask our panel of design leaders to provide their approach to evaluating the best software options for their businesses. Panelists include design experts Corey Damen Jenkins, Darla Powell, Laura Thurman, and Jarret Yoshida. Leave with the factors you need to consider when evaluating your software options. Complimentary boxed lunch provided. 0.1 IDCEC-approved CEU. Sponsored by Monogram Appliances. Presented by the High Point Market Authority and ASID.


CEU Hours: 0.1

Speakers: Phyllis Harbinger, Corey Damen Jenkins, Laura Thurman, Jarret Yoshida, Darla Powell

30232

12pm - 2:30pm, Sun. Apr. 07

Lunch with Hurtado Furniture

Social

HURTADO

Neighborhood: North Elm

Shuttle Stop: 26 (Red Line)

Enjoy exclusive designs by Hurtado Furniture such as the introductions to the Santa Barbara Collection, Soho Collection, and many more. We look forward to your visit to our showroom.


30032

1pm - 3pm, Sun. Apr. 07

Art in Bloom

Social

Cotton + Quill, Suites At Market Square, Mezzanine

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Join us for a "Garden Tea" featuring a selection of Blooming Teas and Champagne Punch paired with savories and sweets. Preview the newest textile and wall covering introductions from Cotton & Quill including hand-painted floral and bamboo designs paired with botanical and Audubon themes.


30022

1pm - 2pm, Sun. Apr. 07

Re-imagined Museum Collection in Your Store or Next Project

Educational

Itinerant Studio, Suites At Market Square, Mezzanine

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Learn more about this unique collaboration between Itinerant Studio and two of our country's greatest art museums: The Detroit Institute of Art and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Vicki and Tom will discuss how this collaboration came to be, the various materials Itinerant is using to showcase the works, and how to incorporate these re-imagined pieces in your store or next project. All participants will receive a small piece from this Museum Collection.


Speakers: Margi Kyle

30044

1pm - 2pm, Sun. Apr. 07

3 Massive Mistakes You’re Making that Cost You Clients and Cash

Educational

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

Upscale clients want to work with designers who are confident, take control of the project, and create a one-of-a-kind transformation. Clients want your design talent to take them places they’ve only dreamed of. It’s time to step up, stop playing small, and allowing your clients to call the shots. This training will put you squarely in the driver seat of your design practice, focused and full throttle, so you get the projects you want with clients you love, and the compensation you deserve. A question and answer segment will follow. Co-Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMKT and Alden Parkes (0.1 CEU)


CEU Hours: 0.1

Speakers: Melissa Galt

30077

1pm - 2pm, Sun. Apr. 07

Four Proven Ways to Increase Your Advertising Results

Educational

Home Furnishings Association-HFA, Plaza Suites, Floor 1

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

Shuttle Stop: 3 (Green Line)

You invest a lot in marketing and advertising. Make sure it really works. Learn these new strategies using integrated online, new media and direct marketing plans to increase responses from existing customers and engage new buyers. Speaker: Doug & Isaac Knorr, Knorr Marketing.


Speakers: Doug Knorr, Isaac Knorr

30191

1pm - 5pm, Sun. Apr. 07

Lounge & Learn with Inside Out Performance Fabrics

Social

6th Floor Market Square Tower

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Come relax, kick your feet up and recharge while you learn about Inside Out Performance Fabrics! Champagne, refreshments, give aways, and a reflexologist will be on hand plus get a sneak peak at our upcoming collections!


30206

1pm - 2pm, Sun. Apr. 07

Made In America Tour

Educational

Tour will depart from the Contemporary Lounge on 11th Floor of IHFC, D1121

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

For those in search of American made products, look no further! Join Christi Barbour, Allied ASID & LEED AP, Founder and Partner of Barbour Spangle Design, on this premier tour, as she explores floors 11 & 12 in IHFC highlighting some of the exhibitors that manufacture in the U.S, showcasing the quality of craftsmanship, and her favorite trends being found in American made products. Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt. RSVP required. To register visit: http://www.imchighpointmarket.com/seminars-and-events/


Speakers: Christi Barbour

RSVP Required

30085

1:30pm - 2:30pm, Sun. Apr. 07

How to Incorporate Global Culture into Modern Design

Educational

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

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Join Jamie Young and top designers: Thom Filicia, Michelle Nussbaumer, Ron Woodson & Jaime Rummerfield for a lively panel on the topic of how travel informs design inspiration moderated by Justina Blakeney. This world-class roster of designers will discuss how international and cultural influences can impact both product and interiors, while highlighting how best to incorporate authentic global influences into modern design projects. The discussion will be followed by cultural cocktails and light bites in the Jamie Young Company Showroom. Co-Sponsored by Jamie Young Company and IMC-DesignOnHPMKT (0.1 CEU)


CEU Hours: 0.1

Speakers: Jamie Young, Thom Filicia, Michelle Nussbaumer, Ron Woodson, Jaime Rummerfield, Justina Blakeney

30046

2pm - 3pm, Sun. Apr. 07

Suite Spot Tour

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 our guest designer & trendsetter thinks is trending at High Point Market this spring, spend an hour on an intimate guided tour with them. Join us as we introduce you to the favorite finds through 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.


RSVP Required

30009

2pm - 4pm, Sun. Apr. 07

Barclay Butera for Castelle Collection Launch Party

Social

Castelle, IHFC, Main, Floor 1

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Celebrity designer and author, Barclay Butera will launch his latest outdoor collection for CASTELLE at a reception being held in the CASTELLE showroom including wine and appetizers.


Speakers: Barclay Butera

30057

2pm - 6pm, Sun. Apr. 07

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.


30049

2pm - 6pm, Sun. Apr. 07

Afternoon Social

Social

Suites at Market Square, Suites At Market Square

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

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.


30053

2pm - 6pm, Sun. Apr. 07

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.


30201

2pm - 3pm, Sun. Apr. 07

Passion Sucks with Nick May

Educational

Universal Furniture International, Inc.

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Shuttle Stop: 15 (Red Line)

Nick May of the Chaise Lounge Podcast hosts a panel discussion with designers. Find more details at www.UniversalFurniture.com/marketevents.


Speakers: Nick May

RSVP Required

30211

2pm - 3pm, Sun. Apr. 07

How to Add Staging to Your Design Business - An Insiders Look

Educational

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

Neighborhood: Uptown Main

Join home staging industry veterans, Jennie Norris, Sandra Holmes, and Blair Hamaty, for an honest, insightful and energetic roundtable discussion about the home staging industry, how to add this service to your design business, and why you should to bolster your bottom line. With a collective 37 years of experience, get your questions answered by three of the industry's top 1% of Home Staging Business owners worldwide.


Speakers: Jennie Norris, Sandra Holmes, Blair Hamaty

30187

2:30pm - 3:30pm, Sun. Apr. 07

Spritz, Source, and Sample

Social

York Wallcoverings, Suites At Market Square, Mezzanine

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Drop by York Wallcoverings booth to enjoy a wine spritzer while you find your path to a Harmonious Life.


30078

2:30pm - 3:30pm, Sun. Apr. 07

Four Keys to Shifting your Marketing to Attract Generation C

Educational

Home Furnishings Association-HFA, Plaza Suites, Floor 1

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

Shuttle Stop: 3 (Green Line)

You invest a lot in marketing and advertising. Make sure it really works. Learn these new strategies using integrated online, new media and direct marketing plans to increase responses from existing customers and engage new buyers. Speaker: Richard Sexton, MicroD.


Speakers: Richard Sexton

30047

3pm - 4pm, Sun. Apr. 07

Welcome Coating Solutions For The Hospitality Industry

Educational

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

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Regardless of whether it involves new construction or a major upgrade, the coming year presents an opportunity for hotel companies to capitalize on this fresh momentum in the travel industry by improving their image with customers. From the moment they walk into the lobby, dine in the hotel restaurant, or take a dip in the pool, guests begin to form an impression. Join Shane Jones, Allied ASID, Designer Account Executive, Charlotte/Greensboro Districts, as she goes into the details of flooring systems of kitchens, coatings on pool decks, how using the right coating can improve health and lower energy costs and much more. Co-Sponsored by Sherwin Williams, Interior Design Society and IMC-DesignOnHPMKT (0.1 CEU & 0.1 AIA)


CEU Hours: 0.1

Speakers: Shane Jones

30014

3pm - 6pm, Sun. Apr. 07

Springtime At Sarreid, Ltd./Mimosa Bar!

Social

Sarreid Ltd., Commerce & Design, Floor 3

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Celebrate Spring with a Mimosa Bar Saturday-Monday, 3-6PM. Daily in our showroom!


Speakers: Gary Galloway

30008

3pm - 4pm, Sun. Apr. 07

Design Between the Lines (LIVE!) “Old School vs New School”

Educational

Loft at Plant Seven - 410 W English Rd, High Point, NC 27262

Neighborhood: North Elm

International Society of Furniture Designers (ISFD) joins forces with Women in the Home Industries Today (WithIt) for a lively panel discussion where both young and veteran furniture designers discuss process, trends and other topics as we navigate 2019 and beyond. Moderated by John Conrad, host of the popular design podcast of the same name, the all-star panel of product design specialists features Catina Roscoe, president of ISFD and founder of Catina Unlimited Design, Aimee Kurzner, director of furniture, Currey & Company, Liz Moore, furniture designer with Otto and Moore and 2018 Pinnacle Award winning furniture designer at Caracole, Christopher Sandomenico. Light refreshments will be served. Pre-event networking is sponsored by WithIt


Speakers: John Conrad, Catina Roscoe, Aimee Kurzner, Liz Moore, Christopher Sandomenico

30029

3pm - 5pm, Sun. Apr. 07

High Tea with Madcap Cottage and Newport Cottage!

Social

Newport Cottages, IHFC, Commerce, Floor 1

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Join Newport Cottages as John Loecke and Jason Oliver Nixon debut the Madcap Cottage for Newport Cottage collection of essential home furnishings at a boozy tea party paired with superlative sweets on Sunday, April 7 at 3pm in IH301. After all, it’s a mad, mad, mad, Madcap world, so come join the fun and kick up your heels.


30089

3pm - 4pm, Sun. Apr. 07

KEYNOTE SERIES - Becoming Bobby Berk

Educational

High Point Theatre (in the Transportation Terminal)

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Driven by a lifelong passion for design, Bobby Berk’s career pursuits cover almost every facet of the home furnishings and design industry. Known more recently for his work on "Queer Eye" as the lovable go-to design expert, Bobby's career began in retail & e-commerce before opening up his own brick & mortar store & then establishing his own design firm. Bobby’s varied experiences, keen eye & innovative approach have allowed him to build a unique brand identity & establish himself as a leader in design amidst a global market. Join Bobby in a casual conversation with moderator Sophie Donelson about his successes, his lessons learned, & his advice as he reveals the inside story behind the Bobby Berk brand. Sponsored by A.R.T. Furniture.


Speakers: Bobby Berk, Sophie Donelson

30095

3pm - 5pm, Sun. Apr. 07

Lili Alessandra 10th Anniversary Cocktail Party

Social

CODARUS, IHFC, Hamilton, Floor 2

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Lili Alessandra was created 10 years ago during the beginning of an economic meltdown. In the early years our company was young and in its formative stage but filled with passion and determination. I would like to thank the endless number of loyal customers that have been with us from the beginning & all the customers through our journey. Join us in celebrating this milestone with cocktails & lite bites. There will also be a drawing for a $1,000 Lili Alessandra giveaway!


30106

3pm - 4pm, Sun. Apr. 07

Meet & Greet with Lauren Liess

Social

Woodbridge Furniture, 200 Steele, Floor 3

Shuttle Stop: 17 (Red Line)

Respected designer, Pure Style Home blogger, published author and TV personality, Lauren Liess will be celebrating her new licensed collection debuting October 2019, with a meet and greet in our new showroom. Join us for signature cocktails and informal conversation.


Speakers: Lauren Liess

30122

3pm - 6pm, Sun. Apr. 07

Hello Gorgeous Party

Social

TOV Furniture, Showplace, Floor 1

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

The place to be at Market. Join us in the lobby of Showplace for design inspiration, tasty treats and of course fun!


30150

3pm - 5pm, Sun. Apr. 07

ENDURING SOUTHERN HOMES by Eric Ross | Book Signing Party | Sunday, April 7 | 3 to 5 PM

Social

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

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Meet Nashville interior designer, Eric Ross, and buy a signed copy of his new book, ENDURING SOUTHERN HOMES (Gibbs Smith Publisher). People who embrace traditional style have a fondness for heritage and stories. For more than twenty years, Mr. Ross has injected fresh color and fabrics into time-honored design concepts to create interiors with updated Southern style. The book showcases beautiful projects and gives tips on how to create your own enduring home, regardless of where you live.


Speakers: Eric Ross, Ruthann Ross

30178

3pm - 3:30pm, Sun. Apr. 07

DOWN 101: Back to the Basics

Educational

Down, Inc., Suites At Market Square, Ground

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Baffled about baffle box? This event is for you. Join General Manager, Donna McLin, as she answers our most common questions including how to wash a duvet, what exactly "fill power" is, and shares some recommendations for sizing your duvet inserts and deco pillow fillers. Think of this as lightening crash-course (or maybe a refresher) for everything about our down bedding and product care. Bring your questions; we hope to see you there!


30213

3pm - 4:30pm, Sun. Apr. 07

Kindel Grand Rapids - Talk and Book Signing with Greg Natale

Social

Kindel, Karges, Councill, 200 Steele, Floor 1

Shuttle Stop: 17 (Red Line)

Join Kindel Grand Rapids to meet famed Interior Designer, Greg Natale, as he discusses his new book "The Patterned Interior". Sunday, April 7th from 3:00-4:30pm. In "The Patterned Interior", an exquisite new photographic monograph by Rizzoli, Natale's unique insights are accompanied by stunning images by acclaimed photographer Anson Smart. "The Patterned Interior" guides readers through a diverse selection of residences that showcase Natale's exploration of the power and importance of pattern.


Speakers: Greg Natale

RSVP Required

30165

3:30pm - 4:30pm, Sun. Apr. 07

Tea Time with Screen Gems

Social

Screen Gems / Teton Home, Showplace, Floor 3

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Enjoy an exquisite cup of tea with Screen Gems as they give you a tour around their showroom. Browse their new introductions, get insights on screen functionalities and much more!


30126

3:30pm - 7:30pm, Sun. Apr. 07

Potato Martini Bar Party

Social

Phillips Collection, IHFC, Commerce, Floor 2

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Come see us on Sunday, 4/7 from 3:30 pm - 7:30 pm for our Potato Martini Bar Party!


30092

4pm - 6pm, Sun. Apr. 07

How to Incorporate Global Culture into Modern Design Reception

Social

Jamie Young Company, IHFC, D223

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Join Jamie Young and top designers: Thom Filicia, Michelle Nussbaumer, Ron Woodson, Jaime Rummerfield and Justina Blakeney for cultural cocktails and light bites in the Jamie Young Company Showroom, following their presentation in SAMS.


30079

4pm - 5pm, Sun. Apr. 07

Are You Meeting the Demands of the Connected Customer?

Educational

Home Furnishings Association-HFA, Plaza Suites, Floor 1

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

Shuttle Stop: 3 (Green Line)

Consumers expect a lot these days. Are you meeting their demands? If you don’t put customers’ needs first, you’ll quickly see them buy from someone else. Rather than continuing to do it wrong, see how you can do it right. In this seminar, find out how a successful retailer attracts digitally connected shoppers and gets results. Speaker: Samantha Meridieth, R & A Marketing.


Speakers: Samantha Meridieth

30059

4pm - 6pm, Sun. Apr. 07

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.


30054

4pm - 6pm, Sun. Apr. 07

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.


30055

4pm - 6pm, Sun. Apr. 07

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.


30041

4pm - 6pm, Sun. Apr. 07

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.


30121

4pm - 6pm, Sun. Apr. 07

Sip & Sit at Lloyd Flanders

Social

Lloyd Flanders Industries Inc, Market Square, Floor 1

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Take a break from walking and stop in for happy hour in Market Square 110. Experience the true comfort of outdoor furniture.


30119

4pm - 6pm, Sun. Apr. 07

Coffee Martinis, Cookie Dough & Art

Social

John Beard Collection, IHFC, Green, Floor 3

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Enlighten and awaken your senses after a long day at Market! Sip on coffee martinis and nibble on edible cookie dough while feasting your eyes on artist, John Beard paint a live demo. Oh! And as always, enjoy rocking music while taking in all 29 walls of art.


30105

4pm - 7pm, Sun. Apr. 07

Showroom Cocktails

Social

Fairfield Chair Company, 200 N. Hamilton St., Floor 1

Shuttle Stop: 18 (Red Line)

Join us for cocktails and hor d'oeuvres Saturday and Sunday evening in our NEW showroom!


30107

4pm - 8pm, Sun. Apr. 07

Grand Opening Showroom Party

Social

Woodbridge Furniture, 200 Steele, Floor 3

Shuttle Stop: 17 (Red Line)

Come and celebrate the grand opening of our new 8,500 sq. ft. showroom in the 200 Steele Building with music, cocktails, & catering by Sweet Basil.


RSVP Required

30167

4pm - 7pm, Sun. Apr. 07

Happy Hour at The Antique & Design Center

Social

Antique & Design Center, Market Square, Ground

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

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.


30172

4pm - 7pm, Sun. Apr. 07

Happy Hour with Wine and Cheese!

Social

Meva, IHFC, Hamilton, Floor 6

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Greetings everyone! Meva will be hosting a happy hour Saturday-Wednesday of the High Point Market! We invite you to join us for conversations about emerging trends, upcoming designs, and much more! Present will be the owner and designer of the company whose dexterity accentuate the charisma and sophistication in our products. We hope to see you there!


RSVP Required

30186

4pm - 6pm, Sun. Apr. 07

Colorful Conversations

Social

Company C Inc., IHFC, Main, Floor 1

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Experience the artistry of the Italian marbling technique used to create exclusive Company C designs. Meet the artist! Jill Seale will showcase her creative process and speak to the audience while creating live works of art. Attendees will have the opportunity to create their own unique piece as well. Refreshments will be served. RSVP not required.


Speakers: Jill Seale

30183

4pm - 6pm, Sun. Apr. 07

Canapes & Cocktails

Social

Century Furniture, 200 Steele, Floor 2

Shuttle Stop: 17 (Red Line)

Unwind after a long day with some lite bites and refreshing cocktails!


30233

4pm - 6pm, Sun. Apr. 07

Wine and Cheese with Hurtado Furniture

Social

HURTADO

Neighborhood: North Elm

Shuttle Stop: 26 (Red Line)

Enjoy exclusive designs with delectable wine and cheese with Hurtado Furniture. We look forward to your visit to our showroom.


30214

4pm - 6pm, Sun. Apr. 07

Celebrating 25 Years of Design

Social

Adriana Hoyos, IHFC, Commerce, Floor 1

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Join us to celebrate our 25th anniversary while tasting Ecuador’s finest chocolate.


RSVP Required

30202

4pm - 5pm, Sun. Apr. 07

Common Ground: Finding Synergy among Architects, Builders and Designers

Educational

Universal Furniture International, Inc.

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Shuttle Stop: 15 (Red Line)

How do designers, architects and custom builders leverage each other’s expertise when building or renovating a home? Furniture, Lighting & Decor Editor-in-Chief Diane Falvey will lead a lively panel discussion about the synergies and challenges when working together and why it’s so important. Find more details at www.UniversalFurniture.com/marketevents.


Speakers: Diane Falvey

RSVP Required

30237

4:30pm - 6:30pm, Sun. Apr. 07

Grand Opening Bistro Party + Win a Trip to Paris

Social

Bernhardt Furniture Company, IHFC, Design Center, Floor 6

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Bernhardt is celebrating the opening of its new Bistro with a French inspired party from 4:30p to 6:30p on Sunday, April 7. Attendees have a chance to win a trip for two to Paris for Paris Design Week; a gorgeous piece of Bernhardt furniture; or French-inspired gifts. Enjoy canapés and champagne, a photo in front of the Eiffel Tower, and live music from a gypsy jazz ensemble. For the Design Trade. RSVP required.


RSVP Required

30058

5pm - 7pm, Sun. Apr. 07

Sunset on 3

Social

Showplace: 3rd Floor Balcony

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Complimentary Beer, Wine and Hors d'oeuvres. Co-Sponsored by Sunbrella & Capris Furniture.


30163

5pm - 7pm, Sun. Apr. 07

Party with Jill Zarin and Friends | MS 290

Social

Unique Loom, Market Square, Floor 2

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Come party with Jill Zarin and her friends in our showroom on Sunday April 7th from 5pm-7pm. Food, drinks, and entertainment.


30120

5pm - 7pm, Sun. Apr. 07

Evenings of Live Entertainment and Heavy Hor d'oeuvres at the Atrium on Main

Social

Atrium on Main, Atrium on Main, Floor 4

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

Shuttle Stop: 9 (Green Line)

Come join us for four nights of delicious food and fresh entertainment. Open to all buyers, enjoy a complimentary evening with an open bar and a relaxing space to meet and greet on the 2nd Floor of the Atrium in front of Bernard's and Bauhaus' beautiful show spaces.


30234

5pm - 6:30pm, Sun. Apr. 07

Cocktail with Shayla Copas Interior Design, Author of Four Seasons of Entertaining, Host of TDN's Southern Glam

Social

CONARTE AMERICA by Minick Wood

Shuttle Stop: 6 (Green Line)

Join author and interior designer Shayla Copas, as she celebrates the release of her upcoming book. Sip on cocktails, mingle, enjoy European craftsmanship and expect unexpected giveaways as we toast this highly acclaimed designer's book launch. Shayla Copas, one of the South's most highly acclaimed designers and tastemakers, has created unique and innovative interiors for a wide array of luxury residential and commercial clients throughout her career. She designed the Arkansas Inaugural Ball and updated the Arkansas Governor’s Mansion. She was recently appointed commissioner to the Governor’s Mansion. Author of book Four Seasons of Entertaining, 2019.


Speakers: Shayla Copas

30194

5pm - 7pm, Sun. Apr. 07

Morris & Co x Selamat Collection Launch Party: A full immersion experience into the iconic UK heritage brand

Social

Selamat Designs, IHFC, Commerce, Floor 1

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Join Selamat and the London-based Style Library team for a cocktail party celebrating the launch of the Morris & Co x Selamat Collection, a furniture, lighting and wall decor capsule inspired by the iconic designs of the 19th century designer, William Morris. Founded in 1861, Morris & Co began as a collective of artists who valued simplicity, craftsmanship and sustainable home decor. Over the next 150 years, Morris & Co has stayed true to the founder's core values of artisanal design, and has garnered a reputation as a prolific UK heritage brand. A selection of Morris's most iconic designs have been reimagined by Selamat as carved furniture, lighting and wall decor, rekindling the timeless influence of the Morris & Co design library.


30228

5pm - 8pm, Sun. Apr. 07

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 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.


30230

5pm - 7pm, Sun. Apr. 07

High Point Discovered Mixer at The Point

Social

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

Neighborhood: Uptown Main

Mix and mingle with the creators of the wildly popular blog High Point Discovered. A channel created to share the beauty of High Point with local citizens, in-town visitors and Market attendees, High Point Discovered has become a wealth of insider info for Market attendees traveling in twice a year, including Market top tips, launch and debut overviews, favorite local spots for necessities, and more.


30159

7pm - 9pm, Sun. Apr. 07

Stars Under the Stars Featuring Gin Blossoms

Social

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.