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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

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.


3pm - 4pm, October 12

Suite Spot Tour of SALON

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 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 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. RSVP required.


RSVP Required

9:30am - 11am, October 13

The Nuts and Bolts of Editorial Photography

Educational

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

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Join Kathy Wall, President and Ringleader of The Media Matters Inc., and our panel as they discuss art direction and commercial editorial photography. Learn what it takes to showcase your design projects and how to have the best photography possible chosen for trade and commercial editorial reviews. Breakfast bites will be served. Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt (0.1 CEU)


CEU Hours: 0.1

Speakers: Kathy Wall

11:30am - 12:30pm, October 13

Stop Selling and Earn More in Design

Educational

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

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Let’s face it, you didn’t get into the interior design business to sell, you got into it to be a creative force and transform people’s environments. Well, you actually can stop selling and earn more when you understand what to do instead. No one likes being sold to. You’ll learn the simple strategies that will have prospects and clients saying “yes” to your design services, product, and packages without feeling like a slick or sleazy salesperson. This is the designer’s path to profit without ever selling. Many key tips will be discussed. A question and answer segment will follow. Sponsored by IMC- DesignOnHPMkt (0.1 CEU)


CEU Hours: 0.1

Speakers: Melissa Galt

1:30pm - 2:30pm, October 13

TrendWatch: Spring 2019

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 spring 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. Julie will present upon the three key design directions she predicts will most impact home furnishings market in the future. These big picture trends are influenced by consumer insights and creative intelligence from the interiors, fashion and consumer product arenas. Sponsored by IMC- DesignOnHPMkt (0.1CEU)


CEU Hours: 0.1

Speakers: Julie Smith Vincenti

2pm - 3pm, October 13

Suite Spot Tour

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 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

2pm - 6pm, October 13

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.


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

Morris & Co: 150 Years of Iconic British Design

Educational

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

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Join us for a panel discussing the legacy of William Morris, the 19th century British designer regarded as one of the most influential figures of the Arts and Crafts movement. Hosted by Eleanor Walton from Style Library (the official home of six iconic British brands: Morris & Co, Sanderson, Zoffany, Harlequin, Scion and Anthology), we will discuss how Morris’s beliefs and aesthetics are of growing importance to the current design community. A panel of designers will also share how Morris & Co has kept his legacy alive through the continuous reinvention of pattern and application. Reception to follow. Co-Sponsored by Selamat and IMC-DesignOnHPMkt (0.1 CEU)


CEU Hours: 0.1

Speakers: Eleanor Walton

4:30pm - 6pm, October 13

Morris & Co: 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 art and design during this meet and greet reception featuring Eleanor Walton from Style Library and our design panelists. Lively hors d'oeuvres and cocktails will be served. Enter to win exclusive giveaways from Selamat. Co-Sponsored by Selamat and IMC-DesignOnHPMkt.


10am - 12pm, October 14

The Designers’ State of the Industry

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 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. Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt. (0.2 CEU)


CEU Hours: 0.2

Speakers: Gail Doby

12pm - 1pm, October 14

The Healing Bed

Educational

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

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.


Speakers: Pandora De Balthazar

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

Welcome Coating Solutions For The Hospitality Industry

Educational

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

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

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

2pm - 3pm, October 14

Suite Spot Tour

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 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

2pm - 6pm, October 14

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.


3pm - 4pm, October 14

How to Incorporate Global Culture into Modern Design

Educational

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

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

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

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

Inside the Designer’s Studio

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, our renowned designer will discuss a variety of designer-focused topics as well as share insights from their life. They will share design how to’s and various trends while discussing his approach to design, clients 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. This will be a lively one-on-one conversation with our guest editor, and they will take questions from the audience following the discussion. Meet & Greet and book signing after the presentation. (0.1 CEU)


CEU Hours: 0.1

12pm - 1pm, October 15

The Essence of the Bed Versus the Aesthetic of the Bedroom

Educational

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

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Renowned designer, Pandora de Balthazar, will discuss the importance of building a quality bed while achieving the beautiful bedroom look to which everyone aspires. Do not sacrifice the quality of sleep. Both can be achieved! Champagne and light bites will be served.


Speakers: Pandora De Balthazar

2pm - 3pm, October 15

Suite Spot Tour with Bauer Clifton

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 designers and floral retail owners Jeremy Bauer & Jason Clifton, Co-founders of the residential, commercial and hospitality award winning design firm Bauer Clifton Interiors and owners of Frenchie's Floral Studio, think are the leading trends at High Point Market this spring, spend an hour on an intimate guided tour with the design team. Join Jason & Jeremy as they introduce you to their favorite finds through all three floors of The Suites at Market Square. Sponsored by IMC- DesignOnHPMkt.


Speakers: Jeremy Bauer, Jason Clifton

RSVP Required

2pm - 6pm, October 15

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.


4pm - 5pm, October 15

Building Your Bed From the Bottom Up - Bedmaking 101. Climb into our beds & FEEL the Difference!

Educational

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

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Pandora de Balthazar and her knowledgeable staff will demonstrate the proper dressage to create a beautiful bed and tools that can be used to keep your bedding sets in order and easily changeable. Champagne and light bites will be served.


Speakers: Pandora De Balthazar

2pm - 3pm, October 16

Suite Spot Tour

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 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

2pm - 6pm, October 16

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.


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.