International Market Centers owns and operates 17 buildings representing six million square feet in the heart of the High Point with both permanent showroom and temporary exhibit options. We offer must-see brands and resources, unparalleled market experience, supported by our on-going significant investments in our buildings and services. In addition, we are the only building owner that conducts comprehensive marketing campaigns to draw buyers, while offering you a broad base of pre-, during, and post-market marketing opportunities.
Temporary exhibit space is a great place to start if you are a smaller, growing company, don’t require as much space, or would like to leverage the walk-by traffic more common in temporary exhibit areas. There are also two juried areas curated by a team of experts to present a special selection of products –SALON, located in Suites at Market Square and InterHall, located in IHFC.
Suites at Market Square (SAMS) 200 West Commerce Street | High Point,NC 27260
Suites at Market Square is a three-story tradeshow wing consisting of three floors and 330,000 Square Feet. This section of the building underwent a major renovation in 2010 to create an open, flexible, light-filled exhibit facility. SAMS is the primary temporary exhibit building at High Point Market, and is a must-see destination for retailers and designers in search of new products and new sources.
SALON – a juried selection at SAMS 200 West Commerce Street High Point | NC 27260
Regarded as THE hottest location at High Point Market to discover hip and trendy new products, SALON is home to design-focused, fashion-forward companies and their innovative designs. Located on the Ground Floor of Suites, SALON provides a larger and more compelling presentation of fresh new resources for buyers and designers.
InterHall – a juried selection at IHFC 210 E. Commerce Avenue | High Point, NC 27260
With its impressive 80,000 square feet on the first floor of the Commerce wing of IHFC, InterHallserves as a stage for fresh new ideas to become main attractions. Scores of design-driven furniture and accessory exhibitors earned their places of prominence in this space after a rigorous juried selection process.
Furniture Plaza Temporaries 210 South Main Street | High Point, NC 27260
Conveniently located in the center of the Market, Furniture Plaza features manufacturers of moderately priced upholstery, case goods, dining, motion and occasional lines. This home to name-brand popularly priced lines boasts a central escalator atrium for convenient access and ease of navigation.
If you require a large amount of space or would like to have a space to use between markets, permanent space is your best option. By committing to a longer-term lease, you can take advantage of lower rates, have a place to bring customers between markets, sell to designers year-round, and have adequate time to re-design your showroom and change out products between markets. You will also build equity in your location, so buyers know exactly where to find you each Market. With 17 buildings and over 6 million square feet, we're sure to have a space that meets your needs.
We have more buyer traffic in our buildings because International Market Centers is the ONLY building owner in High Point that conducts a comprehensive marketing campaign reaching tens of thousands of buyers each market. This campaign is in supplement to the extensive buyer marketing campaign conducted by the High Point Market Authority for the market in general.
Below is a brief overview of our marketing campaign:
More than 30 Advertisements in 20+ industry trade publications
Extensive advertising in High Point Market Preview Guides, Resource Guide and Pocket Guide
A series of ten email blasts to more than 60,000 prospective and pre-registered buyers (retailers and designers) promoting IMC market highlights leading up to Market
Exhibitor e-newsletter to provide marketing tips and important deadlines and information
Highly-trafficked web site
Public Relations/Social Media
More than 30 press releases issued each market
Editorial coverage in top trade magazines, including show dailies
Outreach to hundreds of design and home furnishings blogs
Social Networking campaign, including Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, YouTube and Blogs
Education and Social Events
A complete line-up of educational seminars throughout Market
Complimentary coffee/breakfast service and receptions every day during market