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    03/06/2018

    Seminars, Tours and Hospitality Offerings Scheduled for Spring High Point Market

    Seminars, Tours and Hospitality Offerings Scheduled for Spring High Point Market

    HIGH POINT, N.C.  – (March 6, 2018) — International Market Centers has announced the Spring 2018 High Point Market schedule for IMC seminars and Suite Spot and Hamilton tours.

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    Beginning on Saturday, April 14 and continuing through Tuesday, April 17, 20 seminars and five designer-hosted tours will be open to market attendees. 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.

    Saturday, April 14

     10:00am-11:00am

    5 Color Mistakes You’re Making RIGHT NOW With Your Clients

    Maria Killam, Understanding Undertones

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

    Co-Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt and Alden Parkes

    (0.1 CEU)

     

    11:00am - 12:00pm

    No Longer Just French

    Mat Sanders & Brandon Quattrone

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

    Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt

    (0.1 CEU)

     

    1:00pm-2:00pm

    Blue Crush: Coastal Q&A and Coffee with Phoebe Howard

    Phoebe Howard and Ellen McGauley

    Co-Sponsored by Coastal Living and IMC-DesignOnHPMkt

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

     

    1:00pm-2:00pm

    What’s your Time Worth?

    Billy Ceglia, Billy Ceglia Designs

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

    Co-Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt and Alden Parkes

    (0.1 CEU)

     

    2:00pm-3:00pm

    TrendWatch: Spring 2018

    Julie Smith Vincenti, Nine Muses Media

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

    (0.1  CEU)

     

    4:00pm-5:00pm

    Captivating Design in Morocco – The New Artisan Frontier

    Justina Blakeney, Aviva Stanoff, Teddie & Courtney Garrigan, Nancy Price, Greg O’Neal and Susan Dickenson

    Co-Sponsored by Home Accents Today and IMC-DesignOnHPMkt

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

    (0.1 CEU)

     

    5:00pm-6:00pm

    Morocco Celebrated - Meet & Greet Reception and Book Signing

    Co-Sponsored by Home Accents Today and IMC-DesignOnHPMkt

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

     

    Sunday, April 15

     

    9:00am-10:00am

    Sunday Brunch: Biscuits, Bagels & Bedding with Dave Perry

    Dave Perry, Furniture Today

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

    (0.1 CEU)

     

    10:00am-11:00am

    More Bang from Your Marketing Dollars

    Beth Dotolo and Carolina Gentry, Pulp Design Studios

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

    Co-Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt and Alden Parkes

    (0.1 CEU)

     

    10:30am-11:30am

    Fresh to Follow: Angelo Adamo

    Angelo Adamo & Cindy Hodnett

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

    (0.1  CEU)

     

    1:00pm-2:00pm

    Design Transformation: Magic at the Table

    Natalie Reddell & Danielle Rollins

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

    Co-Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt and Alden Parkes

    (0.1 CEU)

     

    1:00pm-2:00pm

    Comfort Is Great Design

    John Smith, WILLEM SMITH FurnitureWorks

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

    (0.1 CEU)

     

    2:30pm-3:30pm

    Inside the Designer’s Studio with Thom Filicia

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

    (0.1  CEU)

     

    4:00pm-5:00pm

    SFC's #GetYourGreenOn Interior Design Competition, A Conversation with the 2017 Winners

    Katherine Snedeker, Kirsten Flynn, Jessica Garcia, Bernadette Upton, Sean Sullivan and Julie Smith Vincenti

    Co-Sponsored by Sustainable Furnishings Council and IMC-DesignOnHPMkt

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

    (0.1 CEU)

     

    Monday, April 16

     

    11:00am-12:00pm

    Coast to Coast - Expanding your Design Firm with a Brick & Mortar

    Barclay Butera, Christopher Kennedy, Bobbi Jo Engelby, Susan Jamieson, Lori Paranjape and Jane Dagmi

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

    Sponsored by ASPIRE DESIGN AND HOME magazine, Designers Today and IMC-DesignOnHPMkt

    (0.1 CEU)

     

    1:00pm-2:00pm

    The ABC’s of Shopping All of North America & Expand your Design Palette

    Glen Peloso, Grafus

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

    (0.1 CEU)

     

    1:00pm-2:00pm

    Video Your Way to Success

    Marina Case

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

    Co-Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt and Alden Parkes

    (0.1 CEU)

     

    2:30pm-3:30pm

    Architecture & Design – A Hand in Hand Approach

    Christopher Grubb, Adam Sebastian, AIA and others TBA

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

    (0.1  CEU)

     

    4:00pm-5:00pm

    Design Between the Lines (LIVE!)

    John Conrad, Katharine Lambeth, Catina Roscoe, Christian Dunbar, Amy Archer, Aimee Kurzner and Fred Spector

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

    Co-Sponsored by ASFD & WithIt

    (0.1  CEU)

     

    Tuesday, April 17

     

    2:30pm-3:30pm

    Leading the way: Fair Trade and Social Accountability in the Design Industry

    Carol Serbet, Reto Aschwandan, Vimal Kumar and Susan Inglis

    Co-Sponsored by The Rug Show, Creative Matters Inc and IMC-DesignOnHPMkt

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

    (0.1 CEU)

     

    Suite Spot & Hamilton Tours

    Trendsetters and influencers lead these tours through the Suites at Market Square and Hamilton-Wrenn showrooms. RSVP required.

    Saturday, April 14

    2 – 3 p.m

    Suite Spot Tour with Robin Baron

    Tours will depart from the Top floor of the Suites at Market Square

    Speaker: Robin Baron - Robin Baron Design Inc.

     

    Sunday, April 15

    2 – 3 p.m.

    Suite Spot Tour with Liles & Zandy, The Warehouse 1924

    Tours will depart from the Top floor of the Suites at Market Square

    Speakers: Liles Dunnigan - The Warehouse 1924; Zandy Gammons - The Warehouse 1924

     

    Monday, April 16

    2 – 3 p.m.

    Suite Spot Tour with Shayla Copas

    Tours will depart from the Top floor of the Suites at Market Square

    Speaker: Shayla Copas - Shayla Copas Interiors

     

    2:30 – 4 p.m.

    Hamilton Highlights Tour with Commander In Chic™ Natalie Reddell

    Tours will depart from the Alden Parkes Seminar Room - 200 N. Hamilton, S Ct.110

    Speaker: Natalie Reddell - Commander In Chic™ and Interiors by Natalie

     

    Tuesday, April 15

    2 – 3 p.m.

    Suite Spot Tour with Ginger Curtis, Urbanology Designs

    Tours will depart from the Top floor of the Suites at Market Square

    Speaker: Ginger Curtis - Urbanology Design

     

    The Rug Show Workshops and Seminars

    In addition to the IMC seminars, The Rug Show will host a series of CEU-accredited seminars on the Top Floor of the Suites at Market Square beginning on Friday and continuing through Wednesday.

     Friday, April 13 – Wednesday, April 18

    11:30am-12:30pm

    ART DAY Workshop with Interior Designers and Architects at The Rug Show

    The Rug Show, Suites at Market Square, T-428

    The Rug Show with Creative Matters Inc and Cover Magazine Present Art Day- A CEU Accredited Workshop

     

    Participants are invited to engage in a one hour complimentary creative workshop, conducted by the Creative Matters team in collaboration with The Rug Show and Cover Magazine. Get away from the computer and let your creativity shine! Mediums will include oil pastel, charcoal, ink, wax resist and various papers. Open to all skill levels and expertise. Limited places, please RSVP to info@therugshow.com and visit www.therugshow.com for more information.

     

    Friday, April 13 – Tuesday, April 17

    3:30-4:30pm

    ART DAY Workshop with Interior Designers and Architects at The Rug Show

    The Rug Show, Suites at Market Square, T-428

    The Rug Show with Creative Matters Inc and Cover Magazine Present Art Day- A CEU Accredited Workshop

    Limited places, please RSVP to info@therugshow.com and visit www.therugshow.com for more information.

     

    HP Spring 2018: IMC Social Events

     

    Market Kickoff Party

    Fri. 5:30-7:30pm

    Center Stage between Showplace and Transportation Terminal

    Co-Sponsored by Shelba D Johnson Trucking and Global Shippers Association

    Come join us as we celebrate the beginning of High Point Market Spring 2018.

     

    Showplace Complimentary Buyer's Breakfast

    Sat- Wed. 8:30-9:30am

    Showplace Atrium

    Start your day at Showplace with a complimentary muffins and coffee. Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt.

     

    Afternoon Social

    Fri- Tues. 2:00-6:00pm

    C&D (Floors 1-8; Alternating Days); IHFC (Accessory Floors, 2, 3, 4 & 4th Floor on Main, 7, 10 &11); SAMS (Suites and SALON)

    Join us for complimentary beer & wine while you network with your peers throughout the IMC properties. Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt.

     

    InterHall Martini Parties

    Sat. - Tues.  4:00-6:00pm

    IHFC: InterHall 1st Floor

    Where Market Mixes! InterHall at IHFC. Specialty Martinis at 4 different locations throughout InterHall. Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt.

     

    Complimentary Afternoon Bars

    Sat- Tues. 4:00-6:00pm

    200 N. Hamilton Street (Alternating Floors); Market Square (Floors 1&2); Showplace (Floors 1, 2 & 3)

    Join us for beer & wine while you network with your peers throughout the IMC properties. Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt.

     

    Sunset on 3

    Sat.-Tues. 5:00-7:00pm

    Showplace: 3rd Floor Balcony

    Complimentary Beer, Wine and Passed Hors d'oeuvres. Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt.

     

    Tuesday Night BBQ

    Tuesday, 6:00-8:00pm

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

    We’ll be serving our traditional Southern Style BBQ with all the fixins. Enjoy good food, good friends, beer, and wine and simply relax while listening to live entertainment. Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt.

    International Market Centers and DesignOnHPMKT bring a strong series of original programming that will appeal to designers, buyers and retailers this spring – offering attendees a wealth of choices to connect with peers, become educated on industry trends, earn CEU credits and get insights on important issues impacting the future.

    For more information, go to http://www.imchighpointmarket.com/seminars-and-events/

    To register for Spring High Point Market, go to http://www.highpointmarket.org/register

    For travel information and to plan your Market, go to http://www.imchighpointmarket.com/plan-your-market/

    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.

     

    Press Contacts:

    Cindy Hodnett, (336) 821-1548
    chodnett@imcenters.com