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High Point Market Authority

Radio Building - 164 S. Main St., S-700, Floor 7

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

Corporate Phone: 336-869-1000

The High Point Market Authority is the official sponsor and organizer of the High Point Market in High Point, N.C. Featuring an extensive selection of exhibitors spanning every category, style, and price point, and attracting tens of thousands of visitors from more than 100 countries twice each year, the High Point Market is the driving force of the home furnishings industry. Find the High Point Market anywhere online, and follow on social media using the hashtag #HPMKT.

Our brands consist of:

11am - 6pm, October 15

#HPMKTmemory Hashtag Printer and Photo Wall

Social

The Point (on Commerce Ave, one block from the Transportation Terminal)

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

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.


11am - 2pm, October 15

Parson's Table Pop-Up

Social

The Point (on Commerce Ave, one block from the Transportation Terminal)

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

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 pop-up lunch service daily in The Point from 11:00am - 2pm on Friday, October 15, through Tuesday, October 19.


11am - 12pm, October 15

The Sustainable Furnishings Council Presents: The Green Ribbon Awards

Educational

Center Stage, in between the Transportation Terminal and Showplace

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Discover which new products at High Point Market were awarded this year's "Green Ribbon" based on their design, sustainability, and ingenuity. Judges are Sustainable Furnishings Council Ambassadors. Join us for a lively and informative discussion with John Douglas Eason, Laurence Carr, and Anelle Gandelman as they share how they would incorporate these and other earth-friendly pieces into their upcoming projects. SFC's Susan Inglis will moderate.


Speakers: Susan Inglis, John Douglas Eason, Laurence Carr, Anelle Gandelman

2pm - 3pm, October 15

The Big Shift: Why Circular Design is the Way of the Future

Educational

Center Stage, in between the Transportation Terminal and Showplace

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

The next generation of consumers are more mindful about the environment and climate change than ever before, and demand is high for the furnishings industry to shift from the linear make-take-toss lifecycle into more circular and sustainable practices. Join circular design expert Laurence Carr, as she hosts a lively discussion with industry pioneers and manufacturers, including Chad Bolick (Unifi), Susan Inglis (SFC), Cisco Pinedo (Cisco Home), and Kathryn Richardson (Libeco), who seek to replace the end-of-life concept with upcycling, shift toward renewable energy, reduce carbon emission, eliminate the use of toxic chemicals, and importantly, aim to eliminate waste.


Speakers: Laurence Carr, Susan Inglis, Kathryn Richardson, Cisco Pinedo, Chad Bolick

2pm - 3pm, October 15

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

Educational

The Point (on Commerce Ave, one block from the Transportation Terminal)

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

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 Traci Zeller and Arianne Bellizaire. 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

6pm - 9pm, October 15

2021 WOW Awards

Social

IHFC Ballroom, Green Wing, 11th floor

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

WithIt celebrates women in the home furnishings industry with a gala in the IHFC Int'l Ballroom. Watch withit.org for the announcement of our honorees. This is the only awards dinner that honors women in home furnishings and raises money to educate and support women. Tickets are $160 for individuals and $2000 for a table for 10.


RSVP Required

6pm - 9pm, October 15

Fitz and The Tantrums Concert

Social

Truist Point Stadium - 301 N Elm St.

Neighborhood: North Elm

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

If you love the hits "HandClap", "The Walker", and "Out Of My League", you love Fitz and The Tantrums. You’ll love them even more after experiencing this sure-to-be-a-roof-raiser show! As a special thank you to our attendees and community, the High Point Market Authority will host Fitz and The Tantrums for an evening of excitement and energy at High Point's own baseball stadium, Truist Point. Market guests can use their Fall 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 Visit High Point, High Point Rockers Baseball, City of High Point, and High Point University.


8am - 8pm, October 16

#HPMKTmemory Hashtag Printer and Photo Wall

Social

The Point (on Commerce Ave, one block from the Transportation Terminal)

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

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.


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

Style Spotters Hot Spot Tours

Educational

The Point (on Commerce Ave, one block from the Transportation Terminal)

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Enjoy a personal trip through some of the most stunning showrooms at Market with 2021 Style Spotters Keia McSwain or Justin Shaulis as they walk you through a personalized tour of two of their favorite Market stops. Please arrive at The Point by 9:15AM ahead of the 9:30AM tour departure. RSVP required. Sponsored by Crypton and Studio Designer.


Speakers: Keia McSwain, Justin Shaulis

RSVP Required

10am - 11am, October 16

High Efficiency at High Point Market

Educational

The Point (on Commerce Ave, one block from the Transportation Terminal)

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

A trip to Market means replenishing inspiration, discovery of new products, & forging relationships. The digital age brought new ways to source & run a business yet the need to see products in person hasn’t changed. But with so much to do, savvy designers lean on time saving tech to organize & share their Market findings once back in their offices. Join Erinn Valencich, designer & Founder/CEO of StyleRow, the only all-in-one project management & marketplace platform for the trade, along with acclaimed designers Alexa Hampton, Corey Damen Jenkins & Form Design Studio as they discuss how they bring the value of a visit to High Point Market home & how they use technology to run better businesses. Lunch to follow, compliments of StyleRow.


Speakers: Erinn Valencich , Alexa Hampton, Corey Damen Jenkins, Rafael Kalichstein, Joshua Rose

11am - 2pm, October 16

Parson's Table Pop-Up

Social

The Point (on Commerce Ave, one block from the Transportation Terminal)

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

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 pop-up lunch service daily in The Point. On Saturday, October 16, enjoy a delicious Parson's Table lunch compliments of StyleRow.


11am - 12pm, October 16

3 Distinct Views - One Eco-Focused Goal

Educational

Center Stage, in between the Transportation Terminal and Showplace

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Join Laurence Carr, Nancy Fire, and Jennifer Levy as they discuss their sustainable lifestyle perspectives, tips for shopping sustainably, and favorite High Point Market sustainable sources. They’ll also share their unique visions for the curated room design exhibits created for the Sustainability Stories program. Moderated by sustainability expert Rachel Bradley of Unifi, makers of REPREVE recycled fibers. Immediately following, meet and greet with the designers and other attendees in the designers’ Center Stage exhibits.


Speakers: Nancy Fire, Laurence Carr, Jennifer Levy, Rachel Bradley

12pm - 1pm, October 16

Designer Meet & Greet - Sustainability Stories at Center Stage

Educational

Center Stage, in between the Transportation Terminal and Showplace

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Come celebrate and experience the spaces designed by Laurence Carr, Nancy Fire, and Jennifer Levy as part of the Sustainability Stories program. Sourcing from High Point Market exhibitors, these curated vignettes elegantly incorporate sustainable elements, capturing the variety of creative ways an eco-friendly focus can be incorporated into home design.


Speakers: Nancy Fire, Laurence Carr, Jennifer Levy

2pm - 3pm, October 16

Foam Recycling: Creating Jobs for Today and Home Decor for Tomorrow

Educational

Center Stage, in between the Transportation Terminal and Showplace

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

The necessity is clear & the opportunities are ever-expanding in the realm of foam recycling. In terms of home design, new technology is allowing materials such as crown moulding, home décor & accessories, lighting & even outdoor furniture to be made from recycled foam. Advancements in 3D printing should be expanding the potential even more in the near future. Join us at Center Stage for a demonstration of a foam densifier to see how packaging & food grade foam is finding new life as part of Tiny House Community Development’s foam recycling project. This project is creating jobs for those who have or are experiencing homelessness in the High Point & Greensboro areas while practicing sustainability through their densifier recycling efforts.


Speakers: Scott Jones

2pm - 3pm, October 16

Planning for Profit: Aligning Your Business for Immediate Success

Educational

The Point (on Commerce Ave, one block from the Transportation Terminal)

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

As designers know, a highly successful project depends on forethought, planning and smart execution. Setting yourself and your business up for success entails similar planning and mindset. Join business transformation coach & consultants Gail Doby and Erin Weir as they guide you through the steps needed to create an optimally successful business. Whether it’s financial or team growth, marketing or seamlessly smooth operations, you’ll learn how to finally be able to enjoy the successful fruits of your hard work. Get tips from Becky Charton of Table Setters, Inc., whose journey brought her the financial and personal growth she desired.


Speakers: Gail Doby, Erin Weir, Becky Charton

3pm - 4pm, October 16

The Generator: Accelerating the Industry Through Access to Technology

Educational

The Commons at Congdon Yards, 410 W. English Road (Red Line Stop 27)

Neighborhood: North Elm

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

In a world of advanced technology, how do you gain traction for a prototype or new product launch without costly equipment to carry the load? The answer is The Generator, a catalyst that provides access for fabricators to state-of-the-art equipment typically inaccessible to start-ups and small companies. Discover how this project accelerates the furniture industry and provides access to technology for all. Whether you’re a designer, a manufacturer, or a maker, your dream to launch something new is within reach – and right here in High Point. You are invited to visit The Generator inside the all-new Congdon Yards (formerly Plant 7), located in the North Elm neighborhood of the Market district.


Speakers: Justin Stabb, Walt Ruffier

3pm - 3:30pm, October 16

Business Breakthrough Book Signing with Gail Doby

Social

The Point (on Commerce Ave, one block from the Transportation Terminal)

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Gail Doby began her coaching & consulting business to save interior designers the stress & suffering that she had experienced while running her own design firm. After helping literally thousands of designers find remarkable success, Doby has written a new book that shares many of those secrets & strategies. Business Breakthrough: Your Creative Value Blueprint to Get Paid What You’re Worth provides a business model that delivers the right balance of creativity, seamless process & pricing options that designers of all types & sizes can apply to earn more money with less stress. The book also gives practical tips on management & leadership skills, what fees to charge, how to market yourself & more. Books available for purchase onsite.


Speakers: Gail Doby

3pm - 4pm, October 16

KEYNOTE SERIES - Blazing Your Own Trail: Creative Ways to Grow a Business Through Influence & Partnerships

Educational

High Point Theatre (located in the Transportation Terminal)

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Over the last 10 years, the power of influence has evolved into a saturated & fragmented landscape. Competition is fierce, the stakes high & attention spans are short, leaving influencers, brands & designers tasked with finding innovative ways to keep people’s attention. With influence democratized & no clear play book on partnerships, Colette Shelton, founder of COCOCOZY and Chirpyest, has gone from corporate to entrepreneurship to successful brand partner by stepping out of her comfort zone & taking career risks. Join Colette in a discussion, moderated by Breegan Jane, on how to design authentic influence, navigate partnerships & build empires. Presented by High Point Market Authority. Sponsored by etúHOME.


CEU Hours: 1.0

Speakers: Colette Shelton, Breegan Jane

5pm - 8pm, October 16

After Hours at The Point

Social

The Point (on Commerce Ave, one block from the Transportation Terminal)

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

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 Market 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.


5pm - 7pm, October 16

Studio Designer 10K Party: Celebrating 10,000 Studio Designer Clients!

Social

Pandora’s Manor, 407 W High Ave, High Point, NC

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

We are thrilled to announce a momentous milestone - Studio Designer now has 10,000 clients! Together, we’ve accomplished a lot. We’ve launched three product generations, generated billions of dollars in orders, and created countless new features and tools to help you do what you love: create beautiful spaces. With endless ways to customize and tailor Studio Designer to manage and grow your design business, there are 10,000 (or more!) reasons to love Studio Designer. Join us to celebrate them all! To learn more, visit: https://hello.studiodesigner.com/10kparty.


5pm - 7pm, October 16

US/Mexico Networking Reception

Social

The Point (on Commerce Ave, one block from the Transportation Terminal)

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

In light of the pandemic’s deep disruption of global supply chains, the North Carolina Furniture Export Office in partnership with the Appalachian Hardwood Manufacturers, Inc., and the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is working to connect North Carolina companies to potential domestic and international suppliers. This reception will engage furniture manufacturers, lumber companies, and component suppliers to develop partnerships for increasing collaboration and trade. A formal invitation is forthcoming, but all North Carolina and Mexico manufacturers are encouraged to attend. An RSVP will be required. Please contact Liz Isley (liz.isley@edpnc.com) with any questions.


6pm - 9pm, October 16

Eats & Beats at Center Stage

Social

Center Stage, in between the Transportation Terminal and Showplace

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Let relaxation and reconnection take center stage as you join a few hundred of our best friends at a new kind of evening concert experience. Featuring cool beats and hot eats, it's the perfect way to end your Market day.


8am - 8pm, October 17

#HPMKTmemory Hashtag Printer and Photo Wall

Social

The Point (on Commerce Ave, one block from the Transportation Terminal)

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

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.


9:30am - 10:30am, October 17

Style Spotters Hot Spot Tours

Educational

The Point (on Commerce Ave, one block from the Transportation Terminal)

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Enjoy a personal trip through some of the most stunning showrooms at Market with 2021 Style Spotters Sara Malek Barney or Molly Kay Johns as they walk you through a personalized tour of two of their favorite Market stops. Please arrive at The Point by 9:15AM ahead of the 9:30AM tour departure. RSVP required. Sponsored by Crypton and Studio Designer.


Speakers: Sara Malek Barney, Molly Kay Johns

RSVP Required

11am - 12pm, October 17

Eco-Friendly Manufacturing: A look behind the scenes

Educational

Center Stage, in between the Transportation Terminal and Showplace

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Join Nancy Fire as she dives into the world of sustainability in manufacturing with Brian Brigham of Kaleen Rugs, Jay Hertwig of Unifi, Inc., Jason Phillips of The Phillips Collection, and Erin Weston of Weston Farms. Featuring behind-the-scenes updates from these manufacturers who have a vested interest in creating products in sustainable environments, this panel will share their sustainable stories regarding factory updates and sourcing sustainable wood, fibers, and other materials that are either reclaimed, biodegradable, or eco-friendly.


Speakers: Nancy Fire, Brian Brigham, Jason Phillips, Erin Weston, Jay Hertwig

11am - 2pm, October 17

Parson's Table Pop-Up

Social

The Point (on Commerce Ave, one block from the Transportation Terminal)

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

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 pop-up lunch service daily in The Point.


2pm - 3pm, October 17

Weaving Together Social Impact and Sustainability

Educational

Center Stage, in between the Transportation Terminal and Showplace

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Often considered one of the pillars of sustainability, social equity is a vital component for a comprehensive view on sustainability. To discuss how one company is putting this pillar into action, join designer Jennifer Levy as she interviews Sasha Wallace on Jaipur Living's holistic philosophy of sustainability and how their initiatives improve the lives of the communities they impact. The duo will also discuss what designers should look for in assessing the sustainability of a vendor and the importance of understanding the full narrative of the products we use and the people who make them.


Speakers: Jennifer Levy, Sasha Wallace

2pm - 3pm, October 17

Turning Productivity into Profit

Educational

The Point (on Commerce Ave, one block from the Transportation Terminal)

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Love your design business again when you master 3 keys to time management. Join dynamic interior design business coach Melissa Galt for a roundtable discussion on how to get more done in less time. Discover the no-brainer tool that turns you into a scheduling ninja, along with an easy, tried and true practice for generating new client leads. And prepare to eliminate avoidable crises, client frustrations and the distractions that keep you from earning more.


Speakers: Melissa Galt

3pm - 4pm, October 17

KEYNOTE SERIES - Entrepreneurism: Transforming your Passion into Business with Miranda Kerr

Educational

High Point Theatre (located in the Transportation Terminal)

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

International supermodel and entrepreneur, Miranda Kerr, turned her passion for health & wellness into KORA Organics, a highly successful global certified organic skincare brand sold in over 30 countries. This passion for mindful living has expanded to other business endeavors like Miranda Kerr Home. Miranda will take audience members on the journey from concept to creation, and talk about how and why she started KORA, and what drove her to enter the home space with Miranda Kerr Home for Universal. Presented by High Point Market Authority. Sponsored by Universal Furniture.


CEU Hours: 1.0

Speakers: Miranda Kerr, Tori Mellott

3:30pm - 4:15pm, October 17

Meditation Moment with Aviva

Social

The Point (on Commerce Ave, one block from the Transportation Terminal)

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Join Aviva Stanoff for a wellness gathering at The Point. Inhale good. Exhale bad. What does that mean? Come find out as Aviva, along with special guest Julia Malloy, guides you in a few moments of relaxation and calm to recharge, release, and reset. This is “you” time that is well deserved during a busy Market. Join us as we clear and reset our intentions and honor a positive spirit. Together, let’s set a foundation for manifesting good in our lives - and the first step is to invite it in. Join our Circle of Sparkle and see how you can create your own private sanctuary on the go. Healing crystals will be gifted to all.


Speakers: Aviva Stanoff

5pm - 8pm, October 17

After Hours at The Point

Social

The Point (on Commerce Ave, one block from the Transportation Terminal)

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

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 Market 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.


5pm - 7pm, October 17

Future of Furniture E-Commerce Mixer, Presented by Amber Engine

Social

The Point (on Commerce Ave, one block from the Transportation Terminal)

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

E-commerce has gone from a thing of novelty to necessity in the furniture industry. Customers now expect everything from AR applications to borderless access. Brands aim to meet these expectations, but a pandemic and the resulting logistics crisis and lagging access to materials created longer lead times than ever. The “instantaneousness” of e-commerce has been particularly hard for furniture brands to achieve. Come to the Future of Furniture E-Commerce Mixer to explore these topics and more with peers and partners in a relaxed environment. If you are the master magician of e-commerce for a supplier, not only is Amber Engine inviting you to attend, this will be a networking opportunity you won't want to miss.


RSVP Required

6pm - 9pm, October 17

Eats & Beats at Center Stage

Social

Center Stage, in between the Transportation Terminal and Showplace

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Let relaxation and reconnection take center stage as you join a few hundred of our best friends at a new kind of evening concert experience. Featuring cool beats and hot eats, it's the perfect way to end your Market day.


8am - 8pm, October 18

#HPMKTmemory Hashtag Printer and Photo Wall

Social

The Point (on Commerce Ave, one block from the Transportation Terminal)

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

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.


9:30am - 10:30am, October 18

Style Spotters Hot Spot Tours

Educational

The Point (on Commerce Ave, one block from the Transportation Terminal)

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Enjoy a personal trip through some of the most stunning showrooms at Market with 2021 Style Spotters Lauren Clement or Breegan Jane as they walk you through a personalized tour of two of their favorite Market stops. Please arrive at The Point by 9:15AM ahead of the 9:30AM tour departure. RSVP required. Sponsored by Crypton and Studio Designer.


Speakers: Lauren Clement, Breegan Jane

RSVP Required

10am - 11am, October 18

The Golden Age of 3D & AR in the Business of Furniture

Educational

The Point (on Commerce Ave, one block from the Transportation Terminal)

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Augmented reality is starting to enter the beginning of a golden age, where basic functionality is now commonplace and more advanced experiences are soon to dot the internet. For both manufacturers and retailers in the furniture business, 3D and AR are now a must-have. Seek CEO Jon Cheney will dive into what the golden age of AR means in relation to consumer expectations, the impact of working remotely and limiting in-person visits, as well as business growth & prosperity in a new age of technology. All attendees are invited to stay afterwards for lunch compliments of Seek.


Speakers: Jon Cheney, Reed Probst

11am - 12pm, October 18

Navigating the Sustainable Product World

Educational

Center Stage, in between the Transportation Terminal and Showplace

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Join Nancy Fire in conversation with Hilary Farr of HGTV's LOVE IT OR LIST IT as they discuss the highs and lows of navigating the sustainable product world of licensing and everyday life, while also hearing about the personal behind the scenes eco-conscious efforts that Hilary has been involved in over the last decade.


Speakers: Nancy Fire, Hilary Farr

11am - 2pm, October 18

Parson's Table Pop-Up

Social

The Point (on Commerce Ave, one block from the Transportation Terminal)

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

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 pop-up lunch service daily in The Point. On Monday, October 18, enjoy a delicious Parson's Table lunch compliments of Seek.


2pm - 3pm, October 18

Products and Partnering- Strategies for Designer Collaboration Success

Educational

The Point (on Commerce Ave, one block from the Transportation Terminal)

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Looking to secure a licensing partner – Where to start? Once you have secured a licensing partner – What’s next? Join our expert panel of Cecil Adams, Shayla Copas, Jena Hall, and Cheryl Luckett, as they share their individual licensing experiences. They’ll discuss bringing the strengths of the partners together to create a collaborative line that works on the design boards as well as the sales floor, pitching your line to brands, non-traditional collaborations, and even answer your questions in this interactive roundtable. Moderated by Gary Inman.


Speakers: Gary Inman, Shayla Copas, Jena Hall, Cheryl Luckett, Cecil Adams

2pm - 3pm, October 18

2021 Wood Furniture Scorecard Results

Educational

Center Stage, in between the Transportation Terminal and Showplace

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Furniture adds the highest value to the wood resource, and is the #3 consumer of wood globally, which makes our industry very important to saving the forests of the world. Meet companies that have earned Top Score status on the 2021 WOOD FURNITURE SCORECARD. Learn how they do their part to save the forests of the world, recognizing they are crucial not only to ensure we have wood for furniture in future generations, but also for slowing global warming, keeping our waters clean, and maintaining wildlife habitat. SFC Ambassador Breegan Jane will lead the discussion with representatives from the Top Score retailers, celebrating their commitments and beautiful product sourcing choices.


Speakers: Breegan Jane, Susan Inglis

3pm - 4pm, October 18

KEYNOTE SERIES - Anticipate and Adapt: How to Meet Shifting Customer Needs with Amazon Home Executive Eva Lorenz

Educational

High Point Theatre (located in the Transportation Terminal)

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

The Home landscape has experienced unprecedented shifts in consumer priorities over the last few years. Join Eva Lorenz, General Manager - Amazon Home, to hear insights that can help retailers and brands propel their businesses forward, including how to effectively scale to meet customer demands, from discoverability to the delivery experience. Additionally, Eva will share Amazon Home observations around emerging consumer behavioral shifts such as evolving customer needs, and predictions of where the industry is headed. Presented by the High Point Market Authority. Sponsored by Amazon Home.


CEU Hours: 1.0

Speakers: Eva Lorenz

5pm - 7pm, October 18

Design Trust Discovery Reception

Social

The Point (on Commerce Ave, one block from the Transportation Terminal)

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Members of Design Trust, Ltd. gather to share their top Market finds and new product picks while welcoming special guests and others interested in learning more about their unique organization.


5pm - 8pm, October 18

After Hours at The Point

Social

The Point (on Commerce Ave, one block from the Transportation Terminal)

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

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 Market 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.


8am - 8pm, October 19

#HPMKTmemory Hashtag Printer and Photo Wall

Social

The Point (on Commerce Ave, one block from the Transportation Terminal)

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

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.


9am - 10am, October 19

Style Spotters LIVE!

Educational

IHFC Ballroom, Green Wing, 11th floor

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Enjoy a complimentary breakfast while our panel of 2021 Style Spotters offer their expert insight into the leading trends at Fall Market. Fresh from their showroom explorations, our Style Spotters reveal the colors, textures and patterns, materials and forms of the new season. Breakfast will begin at 8:30AM followed by Style Spotters LIVE! at 9AM. Sponsored by Crypton and Studio Designer.


Speakers: Gary Inman, Shay Geyer, Sara Malek Barney, Lauren Clement, Heather French, Breegan Jane, Molly Kay Johns, Steve McKenzie, Keia McSwain, Justin Shaulis

RSVP Required

10am - 11am, October 19

ITA Roundtable: Why Performance Fabric?

Educational

The Point (on Commerce Ave, one block from the Transportation Terminal)

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Join the International Textile Alliance for an understanding of the differences in residential performance textiles. The evolution of performance textiles for residential use has been rapid and expansive. Join Warren Shoulberg as he leads a discussion with Caroline Hipple of Norwalk Furniture and Christi Barbour of Barbour Spangle Design about when to use performance fabrics and why, depending on the project or space.


Speakers: Warren Shoulberg, Caroline Hipple, Christi Barbour

10:15am - 11:15am, October 19

Style Spotters Hot Spot Tours

Educational

IHFC Ballroom, Green Wing, 11th floor

Neighborhood: Commerce Concourse

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Enjoy a personal trip through some of the most stunning showrooms at Market with 2021 Style Spotters Heather French or Steve McKenzie as they walk you through a personalized tour of two of their favorite Market stops. Tours will depart from the IHFC ballroom at 10:15AM following Style Spotters LIVE! RSVP required. Sponsored by Crypton and Studio Designer.


Speakers: Heather French, Steve McKenzie

RSVP Required

11am - 2pm, October 19

Parson's Table Pop-Up

Social

The Point (on Commerce Ave, one block from the Transportation Terminal)

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

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 pop-up lunch service daily in The Point from 11:00am - 2pm on Friday, October 15, through Tuesday, October 19.


5pm - 8pm, October 19

After Hours at The Point

Social

The Point (on Commerce Ave, one block from the Transportation Terminal)

Neighborhood: Downtown Main

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

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 Market 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.


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