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Suites at Market Square

Suites At Market Square - 200 W. Commerce Ave.

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Neighborhood: Market Square & Elm

2pm - 6pm, October 12

Afternoon Social

Social

SAMS (Suites and SALON)

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.


3pm - 4pm, October 12

Suite Spot Tour Of SALON with Cheryl Luckett

Educational

Tour will depart from the Ground Floor, escalator area in SALON, of the Suites at Market Square

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 designer & trendsetter Cheryl Luckett, Founder of Dwell by Cheryl Interiors, thinks is trending at High Point Market this fall, spend an hour on an intimate guided tour with her. Join Cheryl as she introduces you to her favorite finds through the SALON area of The Suites at Market Square – a must-see for every designer and retailer looking for what’s new and innovative. The tour will culminate at the launch party for Cheryl’s newest product line with Sylvester Alexander. Sponsored by IMC- DesignOnHPMkt. http://www.imchighpointmarket.com/seminars-and-events/


Speakers: Cheryl Luckett

RSVP Required

4pm - 5:30pm, October 12

Belle by Cheryl Luckett collection for Sylvester Alexander Launch Preview Party

Social

Sylvester Alexander, SAMS M-1035

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Please join Sylvester Alexander for the launch party for Belle by Cheryl Luckett.


Speakers: Cheryl Luckett

11am - 12pm, October 13

Platform Building: The Power of Persuasion

Educational

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

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Whether it’s a book, licensing collaboration or building an online following, many designers are using their platforms not only to market their businesses but also as an extension of their personal brands and values. In a panel discussion with interior designers and licensors Corey Damen Jenkins, Cheryl Luckett and Jennifer Gracie, moderated by author Kim Kuhteubl, designers will learn all of the online and offline ways to connect with the people who want to hear from them most and get practical tips on engaging their unique tribe that they can influence. Book signings to follow. Co-Sponsored by Leathercraft Inc., Hudson Valley Lighting and IMC-DesignOnHPMkt (0.1 CEU)


CEU Hours: 0.1

Speakers: Corey Damen Jenkins, Cheryl Luckett, Kim Kuhteubl, Jennifer Gracie

1pm - 2pm, October 13

TrendWatch: Fall 2018

Educational

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

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

IMC's popular TrendWatch program returns to High Point Market this fall with an inside look at leading trends shaping the home furnishings industry. TrendWatch, both an opening-day seminar and three on-site trend displays, is directed by home furnishings trend forecaster, editor and curator Julie Smith Vincenti of Nine Muses Media. Look for the three TrendWatch displays as you shop IMC properties: Suites at Market Square Lobby, IHFC Green Lobby and the walkway between IHFC and Showplace near the Transportation Terminal. Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt


CEU Hours: 0.1

Speakers: Julie Smith Vincenti

2pm - 6pm, October 13

Afternoon Social

Social

SAMS (Suites and SALON)

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.


2pm - 3pm, October 13

Suite Spot Tour with Gary Inman - Hospitality Focus

Educational

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

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 Nationally recognized designer and hospitality expert Gary Inman, VP of Hospitality with Baskervill and creator of The Art of Fine Living, thinks is trending at High Point Market this fall, spend an hour on an intimate guided tour with him. Join Gary as he introduces you to his favorite hospitality 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: Gary Inman

RSVP Required

3:30pm - 4:30pm, October 13

Fearless Design

Educational

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

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Join Holly Hollingsworth Phillips, U.S. Brand Ambassador for the Florence Broadhurst: Fearless Design campaign with The English Room, as she discusses what it truly means to create Fearless Design. This inspiring panel includes Mally Skok, Founder of Mally Skok Design; Julia Buckingham, Founder of Buckingham Interiors and Design and Modernique; Jamie Meares, Founder of Furbish Studio; Allison Mattison, Co-Owner of Trellis Home; Tavia Forbes & Monet Masters, Founders and Principal designers at Forbes + Masters. Reception and book signings to follow. Co-Sponsored by Selamat, York Wallcoverings and IMC-DesignOnHPMkt (0.1 CEU)


CEU Hours: 0.1

Speakers: Mally Skok, Julia Buckingham, Jamie Meares, Allison Mattison, Tavia Forbes, Monet Masters, Holly Hollingsworth Phillips

4:30pm - 6pm, October 13

Fearless Design Meet & Greet Reception

Social

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

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

You won’t want to miss this festive celebration of Fearless Design and meet & greet with our esteemed group of forward thinking designers. Lively hors d'oeuvres and cocktails will be served. Julia Buckingham will also be on hand signing copies of her book Modernique. Books will be available for purchase onsite. Co-Sponsored by Selamat, York Wallcoverings and IMC-DesignOnHPMkt


10am - 11am, October 14

Painted Design Solutions to Help your Business

Educational

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

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

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

11am - 1pm, October 14

Sunday Mimosas with Robin Baron

Social

Robin Baron, Suites at Market Square, G-6033 Salon

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Celebrity interior designer, lifestyle expert and luxury home-furnishings designer Robin Baron invites you to her showroom to celebrate her expanding 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!


11:30am - 12:30pm, October 14

Recipe for Success

Educational

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

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

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

1:30pm - 2:30pm, October 14

Designing Women of the World

Educational

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

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

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

2pm - 6pm, October 14

Afternoon Social

Social

SAMS (Suites and SALON)

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.


2:30pm - 3:30pm, October 14

Designing Women of the World Book Signing and Reception

Social

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

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

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

2:30pm - 3:30pm, October 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

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 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

2:30pm - 3:30pm, October 14

Suite Spot Tour with Lauren Nicole, Lauren Nicole Designs

Educational

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

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 trendsetter and interior designer Lauren Nicole, Founder and Owner of Lauren Nicole Designs, thinks is trending at High Point Market this fall, spend an hour on an intimate guided tour with her. Join Nicole as she introduces you to her favorite finds on all three floors on all three floors of The Suites at Market Square – the largest and only presentation of temporary exhibits and a must-see for every designer and retailer looking for what’s new and innovative. Sponsored by IMC- DesignOnHPMkt. RSVP required.


Speakers: Lauren Nicole

RSVP Required

3:30pm - 4:30pm, October 14

Inside the Designer’s Studio with Madcap Cottage

Educational

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

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

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. Meet & Greet and book signing after the presentation. Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt (0.1 CEU)


CEU Hours: 0.1

Speakers: Jason Oliver Nixon, John Loecke

4:30pm - 5:30pm, October 14

Meet & Greet Book Signing Reception with Madcap Cottage

Social

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

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

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. Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt


Speakers: Jason Oliver Nixon, John Loecke

10am - 11am, October 15

How to Set Client Expectations & Keep Them, and You, Happy

Educational

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

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Join interior design and business expert Gail Doby, ASID, CVO & Co-Founder of Gail Doby Coaching & Consulting, as she gives provides smart steps that will help you set boundaries, manage your clients' expectations and keep them, and you, happy. Gail will share how designers can establish expectations from the outset; how to talk about fees and budgets; how to keep clients happy during the stressful periods of the project; how to address unhappy clients and much more. Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt. (0.1 CEU)


CEU Hours: 0.1

Speakers: Gail Doby

11:30am - 12:30pm, October 15

Sherwin-Williams Colormix® Forecast 2019

Educational

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

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

WELCOME TO THE COLOR JOURNALS. We’ve gathered 42 trend colors into a master palette, then arranged them into six unique color personalities, each leading its own voyage. Please join us for the Unveiling and Presentation of Colormix® Forecast 2019. You will receive the exclusive Sherwin-Williams Colormix® Forecast 2019 brochure and limited edition Fan Deck (available only at presentation). This course will take the participant on a visual journey with stimulating imagery, factual statistics and perceptive research that supports the 2019 forecast for color and design trends. Co-Sponsored by Sherwin Williams, Interior Design Society and IMC-DesignOnHPMkt (0.1 CEU)


CEU Hours: 0.1

1pm - 2pm, October 15

Retailer and Designer—Relationship 101

Educational

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

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

You won’t want to miss this entertaining panel of retail and design pros as they discuss the real life challenges of learning to work together, what it takes to build great professional relationships and how to grow business for both parties. There will be plenty of opportunity with this outgoing group for questions from the audience. Join audience moderator, Natalie Reddell, of Commander In Chic, and Panel Moderator Susan Dickenson, Editor in Chief of Home Accents Today, as they pose questions including those from attendees- to our panelists. Panelists: Courtney & Teddie Garrigan, of Coco & Dash and Ciao, Coco!, Claire Bell, of Claire Bell Home and Jamie Merida of Bountiful. Co-Sponsored by Home Accent Today and IMC-DesignOnHPMkt


Speakers: Natalie Reddell, Teddie Garrigan, Courtney Garrigan, Claire Bell, Jamie Merida, Susan Dickenson

2pm - 6pm, October 15

Afternoon Social

Social

SAMS (Suites and SALON)

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.


2:30pm - 3:30pm, October 15

Art Styling 101: Working with Collections and Focal Pieces

Educational

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

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Art is an expression of individuality. Each piece selected should be a reflection of your client within easily enhance your design. Learn how to curate and create a collaborative union of design and art. Learn how artwork collections, focal pieces and wall styling can enhance a room for inspiration. Designer tips and art selection steps will be given. A question and answer segment with follow. Mint Juleps will be served and there will be a drawing for an art piece from the Minted Collection. Co-Sponsored by Minted Art and IMC-DesignOnHPMkt (0.1 CEU)


CEU Hours: 0.1

4pm - 5pm, October 15

Cover Magazine & The Rug Show present Designer Day

Educational

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

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Woven in Design, Lucy Upward editor of Cover Magazine will be joined by an expert panel to discuss texture in design & the power of a rug to change a space. Co-Sponsored by Cover Magazine, The Rug Show and IMC-DesignOnHPMkt (0.1 CEU)


CEU Hours: 0.1

Speakers: Lucy Upward

9:30am - 10:30am, October 16

360-Degree Design Perspective—How Showroom, Retail and Residential Design Drive Innovation for One Another

Educational

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

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Uniquely situated at the intersection of the residential, showroom and retail design worlds, Christi Barbour and her partner, Christi Spangle, are involved with design from product development and sales to visual merchandising and finally into the homes and workplaces of American and international consumers. They bring this distinct perspective with a wide-angle view of the design landscape that helps manufacturers and retailers select and sell more product, and offers residential clients access to ahead-of-the-curve designs. Join Christi Barbour as she highlights how to distill the best of these worlds into a universe of design possibilities for your business, as an exhibitor, retailer or designer. Sponsored IMC-DesignOnHPMkt (0.1 CEU)


CEU Hours: 0.1

Speakers: Christi Barbour

11am - 12pm, October 16

Appalachian Hardwoods In Sustainable Design

Educational

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

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

The Appalachian Hardwood Forest of the eastern United States provides Certified Hardwood resources that are both sustainable and legally harvested. The variety of species range from Ash to Walnut and provide designers and manufacturers with an array of colors, grains, textures and characteristics. Learn why: consumers and prosumers enjoy the natural look of hardwood; why they like hardwood as a material for furniture, flooring, cabinets or building materials; why they agree that hardwood products inspire pride in the home and much more! Q&A will follow the presentation. Co-Sponsored by ASFD, AHMI and IMC-DesignOnHPMkt (0.1 CEU)


CEU Hours: 0.1

Speakers: Tom Inman

1pm - 2pm, October 16

Power Hour: Design Trends for New Homes

Educational

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

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Grab lunch and join us to learn key design trends home builders are incorporating into new homes that impact furniture, art, and accessory selections. Key takeaways will include: How Upcoming Design Trends are Impacting Home Builders; What Home Builders want to see in Home Decor and Interior Design; Creating the Appropriate Style and Function for New Homeowners, and many more. Ideal presentation for Professional Interior Designers, Furniture Store Representatives and Owners, Professional Home Stagers and Professional Interior Decorators. Q&A will follow the presentation. Co-Sponsored by HSRA and IMC-DesignOnHPMkt (0.1 CEU)


CEU Hours: 0.1

Speakers: Jana Uselton

2pm - 3pm, October 16

Suite Spot Tour with Nancy Fire

Educational

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

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 industry leader and designer Nancy Fire, HGTV’s Design Director and Creative Director and Founder of Design Works International, A Lifestyle Design Studio in NYC, thinks is trending at High Point Market this fall, and spend an hour on an intimate guided tour with her. Join as Nancy introduces you to her favorite finds on all three floors of The Suites at Market Square – the largest and only presentation of temporary exhibits and a must-see for every designer and retailer looking for what’s new and innovative. Sponsored by IMC- DesignOnHPMkt. RSVP required.


Speakers: Nancy Fire

RSVP Required

2pm - 6pm, October 16

Afternoon Social

Social

SAMS (Suites and SALON)

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.


2:30pm - 3:30pm, October 16

Power Hour: Home Staging & Property Styling Tips & Techniques

Educational

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

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Gain insights from the Home Staging & Redesign Association on how to properly prepare homes using ideal furniture, art & accessories. Key takeaways will include: Top Staging Tips for any Home for Sale; Assessment of Appropriate Furnishings to Create a Model Home look; Design & Staging Services to Provide to Realtors, Investors, and Builders, and many more. Ideal presentation for Professional Home Stagers, Interior Designers, Furniture Store Representatives and Owners and Professional Interior Decorators. Q& A will follow the presentation. Co-Sponsored by HSRA and IMC-DesignOnHPMkt (0.1 CEU)


CEU Hours: 0.1

Speakers: Jana Uselton

6pm - 8pm, October 16

Tuesday Night BBQ

Social

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

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

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