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    03/01/2019

    Exclusive Lineup of Seminars, Tours and Hospitality Events Scheduled for Spring 2019 High Point Market

    Exclusive Lineup of Seminars, Tours and Hospitality Events Scheduled for

    Spring 2019 High Point Market

     

    HIGH POINT, N.C. – (February 28, 2019) – International Market Centers announced today the schedule for IMC-hosted seminars, tours and hospitality offerings for Spring 2019 High Point Market, running April 6 – April 10, 2019.

    “International Market Centers is delighted to provide a platform for retailers and designers to network with fellow thought-leaders and experience the latest trends at the world’s largest furnishings industry gathering,” said Dorothy Belshaw, executive vice president, chief marketing and digital officer for International Market Centers. “We’re proud to offer buyers and suppliers an expansive roster of compelling and influential programming this spring.”

    TW Seminar 

    IMC’s Spring Market educational and social offerings will feature 18 seminars, nine designer-hosted tours and numerous IMC-hosted events. Hosted by industry experts and designers, the schedule of events allows retailers and designers to supplement their buying activities with complimentary programming that encompasses trends, business strategies and forecasts. For full seminar and event details and descriptions, go to http://www.imchighpointmarket.com/seminars-and-events/.

    Seminars

    Saturday, April 6

    10 - 11 a.m.

    Get Ahead of the Competition with Impactful Presentations That Get Your Clients to Say Yes...Every Time!

    Elle Cole, Ellie Cole Interiors

    Alden Parkes Seminar Room, 200 N. Hamilton St. - S Ct 110

    (0.1 CEU)

     

    10 - 11 a.m.

    Cosagach: The Next Fresh Concept in Design

    Lisa Kahn, Lisa Kahn Designs

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

    (0.1  CEU)

     

    11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

    Stop Selling and Earn More in Design

    Melissa Galt, Prosper by Design

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

    (0.1  CEU)

     

    1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

    TrendWatch: Spring 2019

    Julie Smith Vincenti, Nine Muses Media

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

    (0.1  CEU)

     

    3 to 4 p.m.

    Managing Your Clients and Your Ego

    Rajni Alex, Jeremy Bauer, Jason Clifton, Shayla Copas, Lisa Kahn, Kerrie Kelly, Keia McSwain with Jane Dagmi as moderator

    Alden Parkes Seminar Room, 200 N. Hamilton, S Ct 110

    (0.1 CEU)

     

    3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

    Morris & Co: 150 Years of Iconic British Design

    Eleanor Walton, Style Library

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

    (0.1 CEU)

     

    Sunday, April 7

     

    9:30 - 11:30 a.m.

    The Designers’ State of the Industry

    Gail Doby, Gail Doby Coaching & Consulting for Interior Designers

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

    (0.2 CEU)

     

    10:00 - 11:00am

    How to Profit Selling Wellness in the Furniture & Accessory Market

    Mitzi Beach, Wellness by Design in Home + Life

    Alden Parkes Seminar Room, 200 N. Hamilton, S Ct 110

    (0.1 CEU)

     

    1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

    3 Massive Mistakes You’re Making that Cost You Clients and Cash

    Melissa Galt, Prosper by Design

    Alden Parkes Seminar Room, 200 N. Hamilton, S Ct 110

    (0.1 CEU)

     

    1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

    How to Incorporate Global Culture into Modern Design

    Jamie Young, Thom Filicia, Michelle Nussbaumer, Ron Woodson & Jaime Rummerfield moderated by Justina Blakeney

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

    (0.1 CEU)

     

    3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

    Welcome Coating Solutions for The Hospitality Industry

    Shane Jones, The Sherwin Williams Company

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

    (0.1 CEU)

     

    4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

    LED Innovations in Decorative Lighting

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

    (0.1 CEU)

     

    Monday, April 8

     

    9:30 - 11:00 a.m.

    The Nuts and Bolts of Editorial Photography

    Kathy Wall, The Media Matters Inc.

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

    (0.1 CEU)

     

    10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

    Living Your Ideal Lifestyle

    MA Allen, Jean Liu, Libby Langdon and Krissa Rossbund as moderator

    Alden Parkes Seminar Room, 200 N. Hamilton, S Ct 110

     

    12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

    Lunch & Learn: Healthy + Sustainable Materials in Hospitality Design

    Carolyn Ames Noble, ASID, CMG, Ames Design Studio

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

    (0.1 CEU)

     

    2:30 - 4:00 p.m.

    IAHSP: Home Staging - How to Successfully and Strategically Add to Your Business

    Jennie Norris, ASPM®, IAHSP® Premier, SRS, REO, CB, BTS, LHS

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

    (0.15 CEU)

     

    Tuesday, April 9

     

    9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

    GREENleaders Certified Sustainability Training Course

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

    (0.3 CEU)

     

    1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

    Designing History to be Livable and Relevant in 2019 and Beyond

    Mickey Sharpe, Mickey Sharpe Design

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

    (0.1 CEU)

     

    Wednesday, April 10

     

    9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

    GREENleaders Certified Sustainability Training Course

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

    (0.3 CEU)

     

    Tours

     

    Friday, April 5

     

    3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

    Suite Spot Tour of SALON with Cheryl Luckett

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

     

    Saturday, April 6

     

    11:00 a.m. - noon

    Contemporary Highlights Tour with Mikel Welch

    Tour will depart from the Contemporary Lounge on 11th Floor of IHFC, D1121

     

    12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

    Suite Spot Tour with Kerrie Kelly

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

     

    Sunday, April 7

     

    11:30 a.m.  - 12:30 p.m.

    C&D Highlights Tour with Chad James

    Tour will depart from the ground floor of C&D Building

     

    1 – 2 p.m.

    Made in America Tour - Christi Barbour, Barbour Spangle Design

    Tour will depart from the Contemporary Lounge on 11th Floor of IHFC, D1121

     

    2:30 - 3:30 p.m.

    Suite Spot Tour with Molly Kay Johns

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

     

    Monday, April 8

     

    2 – 3 p.m.

    Suite Spot Tour with Bauer Clifton Interiors, Jeremy Bauer & Jason Clifton

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

     

    2:30 – 4 p.m.

    Hamilton Highlights Tour with RUE Magazine, Kelli Lamb

    Tour will leave from Alden Parkes Seminar Room - 200 N. Hamilton, S Ct 110

     

    Tuesday, April 9

    2 – 3 p.m.

    Suite Spot Tour with House of Funk, Sandra Funk

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

     

    IMC Social Events

     

    Market Kickoff Party: Friday - 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

    Center Stage between Showplace and Transportation Terminal

     

    Showplace Complimentary Breakfast: Saturday – 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.

    Showplace Atrium

     

    Complimentary Gourmet Coffee: Saturday through Wednesday - 8 to 10 a.m.

    200 N Hamilton: Courtyard

     

    Afternoon Social: Friday through Tuesday – 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

    C&D (floors 1-8; alternating days); IHFC (accessory floors, two, three, four & fourth floor on Main, seven, 10 and 11); SAMS (Suites and SALON)

     

    InterHall Martini Parties: Saturday through Tuesday – 4 to 6 p.m.

    IHFC: InterHall first floor

     

    Complimentary Afternoon Bars: Saturday through Tuesday – 4 to 6 p.m.

    200 N. Hamilton Street (alternating floors); Market Square (floors one and two); Showplace (floors one, two and three)

     

    Sunset on 3: Saturday to Tuesday – 5 to 7 p.m.

    Showplace: Third floor balcony

    Complimentary beer, wine and passed hors d'oeuvres

     

    Tuesday Night BBQ: Tuesday – 6 to 8 p.m.

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

    High Point Market is the largest furnishings industry trade show in the world, with more than 2,000 manufacturers in 11.5 million square feet of showroom and exhibit space in multiple buildings in downtown High Point, North Carolina. Each Market attracts tens of thousands of retail home furnishings buyers, interior designers, architects, and others in the home furnishings industry. International Market Centers owns the vast majority of the prime High Point Market showroom and exhibit real estate, which contain seventy percent of the exhibitors, including the majority of the top 500 manufacturers. Spring 2019 High Point Market runs April 6 – April 10, 2019. For more information, visit http://www.imchighpointmarket.com.

    About International Market Centers, L.P.: International Market Centers, L.P. (IMC is the world’s largest operator of premier showroom space for furniture, gift, home décor, rug, and apparel industries. International Market Centers owns and operates nearly 20 million square feet of world-class exhibition space in High Point, N.C., Las Vegas and Atlanta. IMC’s mission is to build and operate an innovative, sustainable, profitable and scalable platform for the furniture, gift, home décor, rug, and apparel industries. For more information about IMC, visit http://imcenters.com/.

    Press Contacts:
    Dallas Britt, (336) 821-1507
    dbritt@imcenters.com
    Cathy Steel, 203-340-9251
    cathysteel@cathysteelassociates.com