Seminars & Events

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  • Suite Spot Tour in SALON with Cheryl Luckett (RSVP) 10/12/2018

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

    Speakers: Cheryl Luckett - Dwell by Cheryl Interiors

    Event Type: Tour

    Cheryl Luckett

    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 designer and trendsetter Cheryl Luckett, Founder of Dwell By Cheryl, thinks is hot at High Point Market this spring, spend an hour on an intimate guided tour with her. Join Cheryl as she introduces you to her favorite finds on 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. The tour will culminate with a celebration party for Cheryl’s newest product line with Sylvester Alexander.

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    Cheryl Luckett, Dwell by Cheryl Interiors

    Southern Home describes Cheryl Luckett’s style as "opulence in reach” with “vintage treasures and ingenious restyles” as essential tools in her design kit. She describes her design aesthetic as sophisticated but approachable; easy and livable. Like Cheryl’s southern roots, her love for design runs deep. Not surprising, her work has been published in Charlotte Home and Garden, Southern Home, The Charlotte Observer, Queen City Exclusive, Charlotte Home Design and Decor and Hoffman Media’s Southern Spaces to name a few.

    She is a seven-time recipient of the Best of Houzz Award for Design and Customer Satisfaction and in 2019 was named one of Charlotte's Best Interior Designers by Charlotte Agenda.Cheryl currently serves as Design Ambassador for the Revolution Performance Fabrics brand and in 2018 launched her first licensed product line, a five-piece upholstered furniture collection for Sylvester Alexander Fine Upholstery, called Belle by Cheryl Luckett.

    Her southern roots, natural ability, corporate tenure and continuing education have equipped her to be a multi-faceted creative entrepreneur poised for a successful career in the interior design industry.

    Sponsored By:

    IMC - DesignOnHPMkt

  • Furniture Fellowship Prayer Breakfast 04/05/2019

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

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    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 Chad Spenser, CoFounder of the Dufresne Spencer Group. Chad is passionate about giving back to charitable organizations in the communities that they serve, as well as Hope to Dream and One World Health.

    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 04/05/2019

    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)

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    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.

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  • Belle by Cheryl Luckett collection for Sylvester Alexander Celebration 04/05/2019

    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Sylvester Alexander, SAMS M-1035

    Speakers: Cheryl Luckett - Dwell by Cheryl Interiors and Belle by Cheryl Luckett

    Event Type: Social, Showroom Event

    Cheryl Luckett

    Please join Sylvester Alexander for a celebration and networking party for Belle by Cheryl Luckett.

    Drinks and bites will be served!

    Sponsored By:

    Sylvester Alexander

  • Market Kickoff Party 04/05/2019

    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 2019.

    Sponsored By:

    Shelba D Johnson Trucking Global Shippers Association

  • Complimentary Gourmet Coffee 04/06/2019

    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.

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  • Showplace Complimentary Breakfast 04/06/2019

    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.

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  • Get Ahead of The Competition With Impactful Presentations That Get Your Clients to Say Yes...Every Time! 04/06/2019

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

    Speakers: Elle Cole - Ellie Cole Interiors

    Event Type: Educational

    Elle Cole

    First impressions count!  That’s why your design presentation HAS to create the "wow" factor, so your prospective clients buy into your vision and say YES, every time. Get ahead of your competitors by learning how to create a dramatic presentation that will have your clients captivated and wanting more.

    Expert designer Elle Cole shares her innovative and sensational ideas and fail-safe tips for presentations that will create the right buying mood and have your clients lining up to sign on the dotted line! A question and answer segment with follow.

    (0.1 CEU)

    Sponsored By:

    IMC-DesignOnHPMkt Alden Parkes

  • Contemporary Highlights Tour with Mikel Welch (RSVP) 04/06/2019

    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Tour will depart from the Contemporary Lounge on 11th Floor of IHFC, D1121

    Speakers: Mikel Welch - Mikel Welch Designs

    Event Type: Tour

    Mikel Welch

    Join celebrity designer Mikel Welch, Founder of Mikel Welch Design, on this intimate tour of Contemporary Furnishings on Floors 10 & 11 in IHFC. Mikel will take you through his favorite finds, highlighting what’s new and innovative  in contemporatory design on each floor.

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     Mikel Welch - Mikel Welch Designs

    Mikel runs his interior design business Mikel Welch Designs and works as an on air personality and design expert for Steve Harvey. Here, Mikel has shown the show’s 2.2 million viewers tips and tricks for renovating unfinished basements, designing sophisticated masculine spaces and creating luxury looks at affordable prices. In this role, he has created lavish greenrooms for prominent personalities, including First Lady Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Joan Rivers, Halle Berry and Tyler Perry.

    The public first became familiar with Mikel’s signature style – his bow-tie, relaxed, fun and enthusiastic personality – when he appeared on HGTV Design Star’s Season 7 in 2012, where he finished as a top four contender. Mikel was also chosen to be one of 26 designers participating in the 2015 Lake Forest Showhouse & Gardens, and served on the Inaugural Designer Committee of the 2015 Antiques, Garden & Design Show.

    His designs have been featured in The Huffington Post, HGTV Magazine, Essence Magazine, Chicago’s NBC-TV, HGTV’s Shop This Room and The Fabulist on E! Network and Splash magazine.

    Mikel has recently been profiled in CS magazine, Modern Luxury Interiors and Crain’s Chicago Business, and is the newest designer on TLC’s Trading Spaces. Mikel resides between Chicago and New York City.

     Contemporary Highlights Tour with Mikel Welch

     

    Sponsored By:

    IMC - DesignOnHPMkt

  • Stop Selling and Earn More in Design 04/06/2019

    11:30 am - 12:30 pm | Suites at Market Square Seminar Room (SAMS T-1014)

    Speakers: Melissa Galt - Prosper by Design

    Event Type: Educational

    Melissa Galt

    Let’s face it, you didn’t get into the interior design business to sell, you got into it to be a creative force and transform people’s environments. Well, you actually can stop selling and earn more when you understand what to do instead. No one likes being sold to. You’ll learn the simple strategies that will have prospects and clients saying “yes” to your design services, product, and packages without feeling like a slick or sleazy salesperson.

    This is the designer’s path to profit without ever selling. Key tips you will learn are: How to Make an Unforgettable Connection so Your Prospect Becomes a Client; 3 Not-So-Obvious Ways to Find Out Everything You Need to Know About a Potential Client; How to Stop Selling Furniture and Focus on the True Transformation You Provide; Master Your Positioning as an Expert at Design and Knock Out the Competition; How to Get Your Client’s Investment (aka budget) When They Won’t Tell You and much more!

    (0.1 CEU)

    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 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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