Seminars & Events

Date:

  • Coffee & Sweets at the Suites 10/18/2019

    8:00 AM - 10:00 AM | Top Floor of the SAMS (Suites at Market Square)

    Speakers:

    Event Type: Social, Hospitality

    Stop by the Top Floor of Suites at Market Square for complimentary coffee and mini donuts & cupcakes.Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt.

    And then check out the Top Floor’s Designer Lounge, sponsored by Momeni and IMC-DesignOnHPMkt, a new centralized food court featuring Ghassan’s and The Grinder Cafe, and the Hospitality Design Studio! And don’t forget the SAMS Seminar room  with daily CEU and programming offerings.

     

     

    Sponsored By:

    IMC-DesignOnHPMkt

  • Suite Spot Tour in SALON with Ariene Bethea (RSVP) 10/18/2019

    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Tour will depart from the Ground Floor, escalator area in SALON, of the Suites at Market Square

    Speakers: Ariene Bethea - Dressing Rooms Interiors Studio

    Event Type: Tour

    Ariene Bethea

    Get a first-hand look at what tastemaker & design maven Ariene Bethea, Founder, retailer and huntress of Dressing Rooms Interiors Studio, thinks is trending at High Point Market this fall, by spending an hour on an intimate guided tour with her. Ariene will introduce you to her favorite finds through the SALON area of The Suites at Market Square – a must-see for every designer and retailer looking for what’s new and innovative. Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt. RSVP required.

    RSVP Here!

     

    Ariene Bethea, Dressing Rooms Interiors Studio

    Ariene Bethea is founder of Dressing Rooms Interiors Studio, a boutique vintage furniture shop. Fueled by the thrill of the hunt for one-of-a-kind vintage piece, she has a flair for mixing vintage with modern day furnishings to create bold culturally inspired designs. Growing up in a home infused with art and culture has influenced her casual collected style and playful use of patterns and colors. For Ariene collecting is about judgement, taste and imagination. Ariene has sold her finds on such design retail sites as One Kings Lane and Chairish. She has shared her styling expertise for seamlessly mixing vintage pieces from different eras with modern finds on Design Sponge and Charlotte Home + Garden. She was named to The It List of Charlotte's Most Stylish Women Right Now by South Park Magazine, featured in Business of Home and has been recognized as one of 47 Inspiring Designers of Color to Follow on Instagram by Domino.com. Ariene resides in Charlotte, NC with her college sweetheart/husband Daren and dog Mini Cooper Bethea.

    Sponsored By:

    IMC - DesignOnHPMkt

  • Market Kickoff Party 10/18/2019

    5:00 PM - 7:00 PM | Center Stage between Showplace and Transportation Terminal

    Speakers:

    Event Type: Social, Hospitality

    Come join us as we celebrate the beginning of High Point Market Fall 2019.

    Co-Sponsored by Shelba D Johnson Trucking and Brooks-Dehart

    Sponsored By:

    Shelba D Johnson Trucking Brooks-Dehart

  • Complimentary Gourmet Coffee 10/19/2019

    8:00 am - 5:00 pm | 200 N. Hamilton: Courtyard

    Speakers:

    Event Type: Hospitality

    Start your day off at 200 N. Hamilton with a complimentary coffee. Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt.

    Sponsored By:

  • Coffee & Sweets at the Suites 10/19/2019

    8:00 AM - 10:00 AM | Top Floor of the SAMS (Suites at Market Square)

    Speakers:

    Event Type: Social, Hospitality

    Stop by the Top Floor of Suites at Market Square for complimentary coffee and mini donuts & cupcakes.Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt.

    And then check out the Top Floor’s Designer Lounge, sponsored by Momeni and IMC-DesignOnHPMkt, a new centralized food court featuring Ghassan’s and The Grinder Cafe, and the Hospitality Design Studio! And don’t forget the SAMS Seminar room  with daily CEU and programming offerings.

     

     

    Sponsored By:

    IMC-DesignOnHPMkt

  • OPEN SFC Membership Meeting: The State of Sustainability in Home Furnishings 10/19/2019

    8:00 AM - 9:00 AM | Suites at Market Square Seminar Room (SAMS T-1014)

    Speakers: Susan Inglis - Sustainable Furnishings Council

    Event Type: Social, Hospitality, Education

    Susan Inglis

    Start your Market with SFC.  Join us for a breakfast discussion of The State of Sustainability in Home Furnishings.  Get updates on current SFC initiatives including the Wood Furniture Scorecard, the "What's it made of?" Initiative, textile recycling efforts and more.  Understand how getting involved will make a difference - to your business as well as to our future.

     

    Sponsored By:

    Sustainable Furnishings Council

  • Showplace Coffee & Sweets 10/19/2019

    8:30 AM - 9:30 AM | Showplace: Atrium

    Speakers:

    Event Type: Hospitality

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

    Sponsored By:

    IMC-DesignOnHPMkt

  • Showplace Coffee & Sweets 10/19/2019

    8:30 AM - 9:30 AM | Showplace: Atrium

    Speakers:

    Event Type: Hospitality

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

    Sponsored By:

    IMC-DesignOnHPMkt

  • From Set Backs to Success: How to Manage and Grow Your Interior Design Firm When Faced with Adversity 10/19/2019

    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM | Alden Parkes Seminar Room, 200 N. Hamilton, S Ct 110

    Speakers: Traci Connell - Traci Connell Interiors

    Event Type: Educational, Showroom Event

    Traci Connell

    Come and discover how to manage and grow your interior design firm when life throws you a curveball. Based on her personal story and success, Traci Connell, Principal and Owner of Traci Connell Interiors based in Dallas, TX, will share her unexpected challenges throughout her career and the definitive key steps she took to balance hardship as a single parent while increasing her revenue by ten fold. A question and answer segment with follow.

    Co-Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt and Alden Parkes

    (0.1 CEU)

     

    Sponsored By:

    IMC-DesignOnHPMkt Alden Parkes

  • Form, Function and Family 10/19/2019

    10:30 AM - 11:30 AM | Suites at Market Square Seminar Room (SAMS T-1014)

    Speakers:

    Event Type: Educational

    When providing luxury design services for your clients, how do you find a balance between creating a lavish interior and fulfilling the space’s maximum function? How do you create a space that works for everyone in a household, while maintaining some sense of style? Join industry leaders Lauren Clement, Liz Goldberg, Jessica Bennett, Sarah Bartholomew and Lori Paranjape to discover how they design a space with a purpose. Moderated by Christina Dandar of The Potted Boxwood.

    Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt

    (0.1 CEU)

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please Visit the High Point Market Authority Listings

 

Market is all about product and trends, but our extensive list of educational seminars and signature programming offer attendees the chance to hear about color, design and consumer influences impacting purchase decisions. It’s all part of the Market experience! Check out the schedule and explore opportunities that include everything from architecture to global trends to the business of bedding. And don’t forget to take advantage of the many opportunities to network and socialize!

International Market Centers and DesignOnHPMKT bring a strong series of original programming that will appeal to designers, buyers and retailers this fall – 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. Take advantage of these great resources, register to attend Market today!

If you are interested in participating as a speaker or in another aspect of our programming, please follow the link to our Speaker Application.

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