Seminars & Events

Date:

  • Furniture Fellowship Prayer Breakfast 04/13/2018

    7:00 AM - 8:00 AM | IHFC 11th Floor Green Wing, Center Ballroom

    Speakers:

    Event Type: Social

    Cost of admission: $30 for an individual, includes breakfast. For online reservations and payment, www.furniturefellowshipbreakfast.com.

    Keynote message will be presented by Larry Cox, Chief Executive Officer of Chick-Fil-A. Larry Cox has served in leadership roles with three of Chick-Fil-A’s philanthropic organizations since 2005, and is currently President and CEO of Lifeshape.

    The Furniture Fellowship prayer breakfast has been held since 1994 at the opening of the spring High Point Market. Sponsored by the Furniture Fellowship board, the breakfast is modeled after the National Presidential Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C. and is intended to provide an atmosphere for fellowship, worship and prayer and an opportunity to pause collectively as an industry at the beginning of the High Point Market to thank and honor God.

    Sponsored By:

    Furniture Fellowship Breakfast

  • Afternoon Social 04/13/2018

    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM | C&D (Floors 1-8; Alternating Days); IHFC (Accessory Floors, 2, 3,4; 4th Floor Main, 7, 10 &11); SAMS (Suites & SALON)

    Speakers:

    Event Type: Social, Hospitality

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

    Sponsored By:

  • Suite Spot Tour in SALON with Shay Geyer (RSVP) 04/13/2018

    2:30 PM - 3:30 PM | Tour will depart from the Ground Floor, escalator area in SALON, of the Suites at Market Square

    Speakers: Shay Geyer - IBB Design Fine Furniture

    Event Type: Tour

    Shay Geyer

    Designers, bloggers and social media maestros not only have their finger on the pulse of what is hot today, they influence consumer demand tomorrow.  To get a first-hand look at what celebrity interior designer and color expert Shay Geyer, of IBB Design Fine Furniture, thinks is hot at High Point Market this spring, spend an hour on an intimate guided tour with her. Join Shay as she introduces you to her favorite finds on the two floors of SALON, in The Suites at Market Square – the largest and only presentation of temporary exhibits and a must-see for every designer and retailer looking for what’s new and innovative! Sponsored by IMC- DesignOnHPMkt.

    RSVP Here!

    Shay Geyer, IBB Design Fine Furniture

    Designing professionally since 2001, her passion for interiors & interior products makes creating beautiful spaces for clients her true dream career. Inspired by traveling, the arts, family & friends, she approaches each day as a learning opportunity & a way to enrich her life as a designer. Shay is mostly known for her use of color, pattern & texture - which is to create an inviting atmosphere that reflects the personal taste & lifestyle of each client. Since 2006, Shay has been the design expert for WFAA’s “Good Morning Texas.” She is the editor of IBB Design’s custom quarterly magazine, IBB at Home, that is distributed to more than 20,000 households. Shay was selected as one of five distinguished design talents to create the Portfolio by Nourison high-end area rug collection. Portfolio by Nourison, and also has her own collection, The Shay Geyer Fabric Collection, which debuted in 2017. Shay has received many honors including: Traditional Home 2018 Hampton Designer Showhouse Designer, Traditional Home 2017 Dallas Decorators Showhouse Designer and a Colorista for Whyte & Company’s line of custom sinks. She is also a member of IFDA and ART, and serves on the Dwell with Dignity Advisory Board. Shay lives in Frisco, TX with her husband, two girls & three fur babies. In her free time, she loves entertaining & cooking for family & friends.

     

    Sponsored By:

    IMC - DesignOnHPMkt

  • Champagne & Chandeliers: A Toast to our New Showroom 04/13/2018

    4:00 PM - 6:00 PM | Hudson Valley Lighting, Historic Marque Square, M90

    Speakers:

    Event Type: Social, Showroom Event

    Join us for a champagne celebrations while taking in the sights in our new showroom at High Point Market!

    Sponsored By:

    Hudson Valley Lighting

  • Market Kickoff Party 04/13/2018

    5:30 PM - 7:30 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 Spring 2018.

    Sponsored By:

    Shelba D Johnson Trucking Global Shippers Association

  • Showplace Complimentary Breakfast 04/14/2018

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

    Speakers:

    Event Type: Social, Hospitality

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

    Sponsored By:

  • Florence Broadhurst: Fearless Design 04/14/2018

    9:00 AM - 11:00 AM | Selamat, InterHall IH004

    Speakers:

    Event Type: Social, Showroom Event

    Join us for morning cheer and access to an exclusive giveaway, as we celebrate the latest licensing buzz - and a new furniture collection - named for the fiery red-haired Florence Broadhurst. Known for defying the gender barriers of her time, this entrepreneurial trailblazer became the world’s leading lady of wallpaper, with a signature collection of over 530 prints influenced by her travels and a lifetime of bold living. Don’t miss the insiders’ scoop and lively kick off to April Market.

    Sponsored By:

    Selamat

  • 5 Color Mistakes You’re Making RIGHT NOW With Your Clients 04/14/2018

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

    Speakers: Maria Killam - Understanding Undertones

    Event Type: Educational

    Maria Killam

    Influential color specialist Maria Killam shares her groundbreaking Understanding Undertones system, tips to avoid common color mistakes and how to guide your clients choose the right color for their home. The best way to achieve a beautiful result is by focusing on classic and timeless design. This seminar will walk you through the 5 biggest mistakes designers make when choosing colors for walls and hard finishes in the most important rooms in our homes including kitchens and bathrooms.  Learn where you actually need to place each sample so that you can see you've chosen the right color. Your job as a designer is to be bossy but in a charming way, so that your clients can end up with the most beautiful result. Learn the 9 primary undertones in neutrals that you can't get anywhere else in the world. A question and answer segment with follow.

    (0.1 CEU)

     

    Sponsored By:

    IMC - DesignOnHPMkt Alden Parkes

  • No Longer Just French 04/14/2018

    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Suites at Market Square Seminar Room (SAMS T-1014)

    Speakers: Mat Sanders & Brandon Quattrone - Consort
    Bria Hammel - Bria Hammel Interiors

    Event Type: Educational

    Mat Sanders & Brandon Quattrone Bria Hammel

    We have been taking cues from the French for longer than we can remember, trying to master their effortlessly-chic aesthetic and adopting trends from Art Deco to French Country. Infatuated with French modernism, Mat Sanders and Brandon Quattrone of Consort, will discuss how the French influence has been incorporated into today’s modern design, drawing upon their experiences vintage hunting and strolling le Village St-Paul. Discussion will be moderated by Bria Hammel of Bria Hammel Interiors. (0.1 CEU)

    Consort - No Longer Just French

    Sponsored By:

    IMC - DesignOnHPMkt

  • ART DAY Workshop with Interior Designers and Architects at The Rug Show 04/14/2018

    11:30 AM - 12:30 PM | The Rug Show, Suites at Market Square, T-543

    Speakers: Carol Serbet - Creative Matters Inc.

    Event Type: Educational

    Carol Serbet

    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 http://www.therugshow.com/ceu-seminars-high-point-market and visit www.therugshow.com for more information. (0.1 CEU)

    Art Day - Workshop Promo

    Sponsored By:

    The Rug Show Creative Matters Inc.   Cover Magazine  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.