Keynote message will be presented by Erin and Ben Napier. Erin and Ben Napier are the stars of the HGTV show "Home Town." They launched their first furniture collection with Vaughan-Bassett Furniture in October 2018. Their hit show, entering its fourth season, features their passion for renovating and revitalizing homes. Their own Laurel Mercantile store in their home town of Laurel, Mississippi, is dedicated to featuring products made by regional craftsmen and manufactured in the United States. Join us as the Napiers speak to us about their faith as a member of our industry.
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.
Introducing 45 trend colors, spun into five welcoming and intuitive palettes that bring joy, serenity and focus to the mind, body and spirit. Please join Shane Jones, Allied ASID, Designer Account Executive, Charlotte/Greensboro Districts, for the Presentation of Colormix® Forecast 2020. You will receive the exclusive Sherwin-Williams Colormix® Forecast 2020 brochure and limited edition Fan Deck and nail polish (available only at presentation). This course will take the participant on a visual journey with stimulating imagery, factual statistics and perceptive research that supports the 2020 forecast for color and design trends.
Sponsored by Sherwin-Williams and IMC-DesignOnHPMKT (1 CEU)
IMC's highly-anticipated TrendWatch program returns to High Point Market this Spring to give attendees an inside look at leading trends shaping the home furnishings industry. TrendWatch, both an opening-day seminar and three on-site trend displays, is directed by home furnishings trend forecaster, editor and curator Julie Smith Vincenti of Nine Muses Media. Julie will present upon the three key design directions she predicts will most impact home furnishings market in the future.
These big picture trends are influenced by consumer insights and creative intelligence from the interiors, fashion and consumer product arenas. Julie will offer insight into how these trends will influence interior décor and product designs for furniture, upholstery, fabrics, decorative accessories, and more. The popular Trendwatch seminar gives designers the inspiration and creative insight to meet the needs of their clients in the years to come.
Look for the three TrendWatch displays as you shop IMC properties: Suites at Market Square Lobby, IHFC Green Lobby and the walkway between IHFC and Showplace near the Transportation Terminal.
And join us for the Trendwatch Tour! Monday, April 27 1-2:30pm - RSVP Here!
Join us as we bring the best of the WithIt Conference to HPMkt. Our keynote speaker will educate and delight you. Tickets include a full breakfast, program and networking and is open to all market attendees.
Tickets: $25-members (log in to receive your discount) $35-guests.
Market is all about product and trends, but our extensive list of educational seminars and signature programming offers 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.
For interest in #DesignOnHPMkt Instagram Takeover, please apply here.
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