For Immediate Release
Commerce & Design Building to Feature 200+ Lines and Numerous Social Events for Fall Market
Nine Floors of Showrooms Offer Easy Access to Cross-Category Sourcing
HIGH POINT, NC — (October 5, 2017) - Buyers and designers who visit the Commerce & Design (C&D) building during Fall Market can explore 40 showrooms, nine floors and hundreds of home furnishings and accessories product lines in one easy-to-navigate location.
A key destination for buyers and designers, the C&D building is the backdrop for two company showroom debuts during fall High Point Market, Oct. 14 – 18. Padma’s Plantation, an outdoor furniture and accessories source, is debuting a new showroom on 5L. Urban Chic is introducing its line of furniture, artwork, lighting and textiles on 4N.
“C&D should be a must on the destinations to visit at High Point Market,” says Julie Messner, Senior Vice President of Furniture and Home Décor Leasing for International Market Centers (IMC). “There are a lot of innovative sources throughout the building, and products range from commercial, to mid-range to high-end resources to organic and sustainable – something for everyone.”
Additional C&D exhibitors for fall market include: Alder & Tweed Furniture, Alliyah Rugs, Ameriwood Home/Dorel Home, Anji Fuhe Furniture Co., Art Addiction, Bethel International, Brentwood Classics Ltd., Butler Specialty Co., COSCO/Dorel Home, Crawford & Burke, Dorel Home Products/Dorel Home, Elite Living, Encore, GuildMaster, Jiaxing Yong’Anda Flame Retardant Tech. Co., JTW USA, Legend Global, My Home Furnishings, NCA Design Inc., O-Palier Inc., Sarreid Ltd., Scandinavian Design, Shanghai Merriers Household Co. Ltd., Solaria Lighting, South Shore Furniture, Spectra Home, Spicher and Co., Trowbridge Gallery, Urbia, Visual Comfort and Yangzhou Derwins Plastics Technology Co. Ltd.
During Market, buyers can also join the exhibitors of C&D for a variety of food and drink events. Afternoon socials are from 2 – 6 p.m., Oct. 14 – 18. A WiFi lounge is open on the 2nd floor Skybridge from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sat. through Wed., and daily happy hour locations include: Visual Comfort & Co. from 5 – 7 p.m. (2G, 2J); Trowbridge, 4 – 7 p.m. (2A); Urbia, 4 – 7 p.m. (5A, 5B); and refreshments all day at Spicher and Company (1D).
Additional food/beverage events include: Prosecco & Noodles at Trowbridge (2A) 12 – 7 p.m., Sat. through Tues. and Soup & Salad Luncheons at GuildMaster (1A) at 11:30 a.m. Sat. through Tues. Special one-time events include 30 Years of Design Celebration on Friday, Oct. 13 from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Visual Comfort & Co. showroom (2G-K) and High Tea & Talk with Libby Langdon on Mon., Oct. 16 at 3 p.m. in the Spectra Home showroom (6E, K, L).
For a complete listing of exhibitors and showroom locations, visit: http://www.highpointmarket.org/ and click on “find exhibitors” in the drop-down menu.
Fall High Point Market runs from Saturday, Oct. 14 – Wednesday, Oct. 18. Showroom hours are 8am-7pm Saturday-Tuesday; and 8am-5pm on Wednesday. To register: http://www.highpointmarket.org/register
About International Market Centers, L.P.
International Market Centers, L.P. (IMC) is the world’s largest operator of premier showroom space for the furnishings, home décor and gift industries. IMC owns and operates 12.2 million square feet of world-class exhibition space in High Point, N.C. and Las Vegas, including the 14 primary buildings at the High Point Market. In addition, IMC operates the Las Vegas Design Center, a year-round resource open to both the design trade and consumers with more than 40 showrooms and hundreds of designer brands. IMC’s mission is to build and operate an innovative, sustainable, profitable and scalable platform for the furnishings, home décor and gift industries.
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