Events

10048

7am - 8am, Fri. Oct. 18

Furniture Fellowship Prayer Breakfast

Social

IHFC-Green Wing-11th floor-Int'l Ballroom

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Cost of admission: $30 for an individual, includes breakfast. For online reservations and payment, www.furniturefellowshipbreakfast.com. Keynote message will be presented by Erin and Ben Napier. Erin and Ben Napier are the stars of the HGTV show "Home Town." They launched their first furniture collection with Vaughan-Bassett Furniture in October 2018. Their hit show, entering its fourth season, features their passion for renovating and revitalizing homes. Their own Laurel Mercantile store in their home town of Laurel, Mississippi, is dedicated to featuring products made by regional craftsmen and manufactured in the United States. Join us as the Napiers speak to us about their faith as a member of our industry.


Speakers: Erin Napier, Ben Napier

RSVP Required

10124

7:30am - 9am, Fri. Oct. 18

Breakfast at The Bank on Wrenn

Social

Made Goods, The Bank on Wrenn, 203 N. Wrenn St.

Shuttle Stop: 25 (Red Line)

Enjoy complimentary breakfast at The Bank on Wrenn every morning during High Point Market. Make The Bank on Wrenn your first stop in the morning, Made Goods is offering all clients, designers and guests fresh fruit, baked goods, and cold and hot beverages.


10149

7:30am - 10am, Fri. Oct. 18

5 Minute Face Make-overs

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Woodbridge Furniture, 200 Steele, Floor 3, 301

Shuttle Stop: 17 (Red Line)

The co-creators of Swan Beauty will be on site to give your face that fresh glow on the first day of Market. Make-overs are complimentary and Mimosas, Coffee and Brunch will be served. Please email cass@woodbridgefurniture.com to RSVP.


RSVP Required

10159

8am - 6pm, Fri. Oct. 18

#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.


10105

8am - 11am, Fri. Oct. 18

Morning Mimosas!

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LANCASTER Custom Crafted Upholstery

Neighborhood: Uptown Main

Shuttle Stop: 25 (Red Line)

Start your day with a special dose of vitamin C! Serving marvelous mimosas in the showroom daily 8-11 AM.


10059

8am - 10am, Fri. Oct. 18

Coffee & Sweets at the Suites

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Top Floor of the SAMS (Suites at Market Square)

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Stop by the Top Floor of Suites at Market Square for complimentary coffee and mini donuts & cupcakes. Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMKT. And then check out the top floor’s Sherwin Williams Designer Lounge. And don’t forget the Sherwin Williams Seminar room with daily CEU and programming offerings.


10183

9am - 10am, Fri. Oct. 18

Wake Up with Kindel, Karges, & Councill

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Kindel, Karges, Councill, 200 Steele, Floor 1, 103

Shuttle Stop: 17 (Red Line)

Come visit our showroom and gear up with some pastries and coffee to get your day started!


10081

9am - 6pm, Fri. Oct. 18

Universal To The Trade Designer’s Lounge

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Universal Furniture International, Inc.

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Shuttle Stop: 15 (Red Line)

Relax and recharge in Universal’s 2,000 sq. ft. Designers Only Workspace. Hit the Beauty Bar for hair and make-up touchups. Order a drink. Check your luggage. Charge your devices and take advantage of free wi-fi.


RSVP Required

10046

9am - 7pm, Fri. Oct. 18

Refresh, Recharge, Reflect & Repeat at Antique & Design Center Welcome Lounge

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Antique & Design Center, Market Square, Ground, G 1-72 Antique and Design Center and SAMS G-8009

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Connect with colleagues, collect your thoughts and plan your next move at the Antique & Design Center Welcome Lounge. There will be refreshments, charging stations, and comfy seating in a space that will surprise and delight you!


10148

10am - 12pm, Fri. Oct. 18

Coffee with Creatives : Tobi Fairley, Lauren Liess & Scot Meacham Wood

Social

Woodbridge Furniture, 200 Steele, Floor 3, 301

Shuttle Stop: 17 (Red Line)

Join us as we dive deep with the Powerhouse Women of Woodbridge. Joining them this time is friend and collegue Scot Meacham Wood who will be holding a trunk show directly following the event in our space. Not only is the combined talent mind boggling, these 3 are sure to be entertaining as we talk about designing for product licenses, "saying no to busy", and yes to finding what sets you apart in building a design business. Mimosas & brunch will be served. Please RSVP to cass@woodbridgefurniture.com.


Speakers: Tobi Fairley, Lauren Liess, Scot Meacham Wood

RSVP Required

10141

11am - 5pm, Fri. Oct. 18

Daily Refreshments

Social

Jamie Young Company, IHFC, Design Center, Floor 2, D223

Shuttle Stop: 1 (Transportation Terminal)

Please join us each day of market for drinks, lunch and afternoon sweets.


10172

11:30am - 1:30pm, Fri. Oct. 18

Catered Lunch

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Paladin Furniture

Shuttle Stop: 21 (Red Line)

Join us for a great lunch while shopping our vast array of upholstered styles!


10156

11:30am - 2pm, Fri. Oct. 18

Parson’s Table Pop-Up

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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 24 – Tuesday, April 28.


10125

1pm - 2pm, Fri. Oct. 18

Data is the New Gold

Educational

Universal Furniture International, Inc.

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Shuttle Stop: 15 (Red Line)

With so much to measure these days, which data points matter? Join Franziska Neumann to learn how to set goals and measure results for your business.


Speakers: Franziska Neumann

RSVP Required

10120

2pm - 3pm, Fri. Oct. 18

Navigating Market like a Pro with The Cool Girl’s Guide to HPMKT

Educational

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

Neighborhood: Uptown Main

Go from clueless to in-the-know with insider tips for Market from Marisa Wilson, author of The Cool Girl’s Guide, and Market veterans Arianne Bellizaire and Traci Zeller. They’ll be sharing everything from the best events to attend to showrooms you can’t miss. Where can I find this unique item I'm seeking? Who’s serving the best cocktails? Yep, we’ve got you covered. With 180 buildings and 2,000 showrooms, where do you even start? They’ll point you in the right direction. Learn how to maximize the packed schedule so you accomplish all your business goals AND have fun while you’re at it! Get The Cool Girl’s Guide to High Point Market in advance at highpointmarketguide.com.


Speakers: Marisa Wilson, Traci Zeller, Arianne Bellizaire

10136

3pm - 5pm, Fri. Oct. 18

Cocktails at InsideOut Performance Fabrics NEW Hamilton Showroom

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InsideOut Performance Fabrics

Shuttle Stop: 18 (Red Line)

Please join us for cocktails at our NEW Showroom on the third floor of 311 N. Hamilton Street!


10134

3pm - 7pm, Fri. Oct. 18

Sip & Shop - Come Share Some Bubbly

Social

SmithHonig

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Head over to the SmithHönig glamping tent for your own mini-split of La Marca prosecco, every afternoon starting at 3:00 pm.


10222

3:30pm - 6:30pm, Fri. Oct. 18

Progressive Cocktail Hours

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Suites at Market Square - SALON ONLY

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Catch our rolling bar making its way around each floor each hour, for a complimentary beer & wine while you network with your peers throughout the IMC properties. Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMKT.


10152

3:30pm - 6:30pm, Fri. Oct. 18

Sit and Sip with Lloyd Flanders

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Lloyd Flanders, Market Square, Floor 1, 110

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Stop in to enjoy drinks and light snacks as you check out the new look of Lloyd Flanders. Five brand-new collections will be on display to help plan the outdoor space of your dreams.


10041

4pm - 5pm, Fri. Oct. 18

No Passport Required - Tour of The Antique & Design Center by Toma Clark Haines - The Antiques Diva

Educational

Antique & Design Center, Market Square, Ground, G 1-72 Antique and Design Center and SAMS G-8009

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Join The Antiques Diva herself, Toma Clark Haines, as she weaves her way through the Antique & Design Center, backwards in high heels no less with a glass of bubbly in hand, all while pointing out hidden treasures and introducing you to some of her favorite dealers. Connect with other designers that love adding soul to their projects with the use of antiques and meet the dealers that can become your sources all year long.


Speakers: Toma Clark Haines

10094

4pm - 6pm, Fri. Oct. 18

Daily Northwest Beer & Wines

Social

Porter Designs, Centers of High Point: Centennial, Floor 1, 119

Neighborhood: Centennial Wrenn South

Shuttle Stop: 12 (Green Line)

Join Porter Designs in their showroom daily for a selection of Northwest beers and wines. 4-6pm Daily during HPMKT. Porter Designs Showroom - Centers of High Point on Centennial #119


10173

4pm - 6pm, Fri. Oct. 18

Happy Hours

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Paladin Furniture

Shuttle Stop: 21 (Red Line)

Please join us for a drink and small bites for late afternoon showroom shopping! Featuring Rickety Bridge South African award winning wines


10192

4pm - 6pm, Fri. Oct. 18

Drinks on the Porch with the Designer/Makers of Mill Collective

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Mill Collective, Mill Collective, 415 W. High Ave.

Neighborhood: North Elm

Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line)

Unwind on the porch of the beautiful historic red egg house and chat with a community of new thinkers in the furnishings industry. Meet America’s finest small-batch designer/makers.


10167

4pm - 6pm, Fri. Oct. 18

Get "Happy on Hamilton" with Burton James

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Burton James, Inc., 310 N. Hamilton St., Floor 1, S-101

Shuttle Stop: 18 (Red Line)

Join Burton James for bubbling beverages and lite bite as we get "Happy on Hamilton" during our daily happy hour!


10174

5pm - 6:30pm, Fri. Oct. 18

Prosecco and Performance

Social

John-Richard, 200 Steele, Floor 2, 223

Shuttle Stop: 17 (Red Line)

Style Spotters Sponsor Crypton Fabric and John-Richard invite you to raise your glass to the 2020 Style Spotters Friday, April 24th 5:00 to 6:30 John-Richard Showroom 200 Steele St, Suite 223 Celebrate the New, Luxe Upholstery Collection by Christine Rendino for John-Richard RSVP johnrichardevents@gmail.com or 203-982-3403


Speakers: Christine Rendino, Jana Patina Phillips

10106

5pm - 7pm, Fri. Oct. 18

Cocktails & Crudites

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LANCASTER Custom Crafted Upholstery

Neighborhood: Uptown Main

Shuttle Stop: 25 (Red Line)

Unwind with us and enjoy beverages - including our Signature Cosmopolitans - and lite bites in the showroom, daily 5-7 PM.


10005

5:30pm - 7pm, Fri. Oct. 18

INNOVATION + DESIGN Exhibition; Meet the Makers/See their Designs

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ISFD-International Society of Furniture Designers

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Shuttle Stop: 0 (Go Anywhere Shuttle)

The International Society of Furniture Designers (ISFD) is very excited to announce INNOVATION + DESIGN, a new juried and curated furniture design competition and exhibition open to Post Secondary Students, ISFD members and members of the professional Maker/Designer community. The finalists’ pieces exemplifying cutting-edge, highly innovative furnishings with superior craftsmanship that look past the norms of the current furniture industry, will be on display during the April High Point Market, April 25-29, 2020. Come and meet all the makers, designers and ISFD Board members on Friday April 24th from 5:30-7pm at Suites at Market Square showroom T-460. Light refreshments will be served.


10199

5:30pm - 7pm, Fri. Oct. 18

Innovation + Design – Meet the Designers

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Innovation + Design, Suites at Market Square, T-460

Neighborhood: Market Square and Elm

Innovation + Design Exhibition Opening Ceremony and “Meet the Designer” reception for the premier of this furniture industry-sponsored competition intended for professional Maker/Designers and the next generation of serious woodworking students who are anticipating a career in the wood and related industries. Come and meet the designers and innovators of tomorrow.


10146

6pm - 9pm, Fri. Oct. 18

Fitz and The Tantrums Concert

Social

BB&T Point Stadium

One of the hottest bands in America is coming to High Point on Friday, April 24! As a special thank you to our attendees and our community, the High Point Market Authority will host Fitz and The Tantrums for an evening of excitement and energy at High Point's new baseball stadium, BB&T Point. Market guests can use their Spring Market pass to gain access to a VIP area on the infield - no tickets required! Doors open at 6pm. Find more details, including special shuttle details, at concert.highpointmarket.org. Special thanks to our presenting partner, the High Point Convention and Visitors Bureau.


10077

6pm - 7:30pm, Fri. Oct. 18

WithIt President’s Reception

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Fairfield Chair Company, 200 N. Hamilton St., Floor 1, N Ct 100

Shuttle Stop: 18 (Red Line)

Kick off your market at WithIt’s powerful networking reception as we toast the opening of market in the Fairfield Chair showroom. WithIt encourages and develops leadership, mentoring, education and networking opportunities for professional women in the home and furnishings industries. Guests are welcome -- come learn more about WithIt.