Seminars & Events

Date:

  • Get Published: Insights from a Home & Design Editor 10/14/2017

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

    Speakers: Patricia Sheridan - Pittsburgh Post-Gazettes

    Event Type: Educational

    Patricia Sheridan

    Getting your new interior design project published is easier than you think – if you know the insider secrets. Join Pittsburgh Post-Gazettes Home & Design editor, Patricia Sheridan, for an informative seminar on how to get your design projects inside newspapers, magazines and syndicated nationwide. She will explain how editors choose projects, what imagery catches their eye, and how to pitch and follow up with an editor, leaving you with the tools you need to pitch your next project to an editor in your area. A question and answer segment with follow.

    (0.1 CEU)

    Patricia Sheridan - Get Published

    Sponsored By:

    IMC - DesignOnHPMkt Alden Parkes

  • Art Styling 101: Working with Collections and Focal Pieces 10/14/2017

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

    Speakers: Gen Sohr - Pencil and Paper Co.

    Event Type: Educational

    Gen Sohr

    Art is an expression of individuality. Each piece selected should be a reflection of your client within easily enhance your design. Learn how to curate and create a collaborative union of design and art. Learn how artwork collections, focal pieces and wall styling can enhance a room for inspiration. Designer tips and art selection steps will be given.  A question and answer segment with follow. 

    (0.1 CEU)

    Sponsored By:

    Minted Art

  • 2018 Colormix® Trends Forecast 10/14/2017

    11:30 AM - 1:00 PM | Abbyson Living, IHFC, 11th Floor Commerce Wing C1156

    Speakers: Shane Jones - The Sherwin Williams Company

    Event Type: Educational

    Shane Jones

    Abbyson proudly hosts the 2018 Colormix® Trends Forecast, presented by Shane Jones of the The Sherwin Williams Company, at Abbyson’s showroom (IHFC Floor 11 #C1156.)  Starting with a complimentary lunch for attendees, 2018 Colormix® color forecast predicts colors that will drive future design innovation and three distinct palettes representing a global collision of influences. From vivid blue and digital green, to high-def yellow and rusty auburn, the Sherwin-Williams 2018 Colormix® Color Forecast exhibits three unique color palettes that draw from emerging global trends. The collection predicts the colors that will drive conversation and inspiration for the coming year, offering new perspectives on societal influences and their impact on color and design trends. Shane Jones, Allied ASID is a Designer Account Executive with Sherwin Williams Co. serving markets of NC. She is a graduate of UNCG with a BFA in Interior Architecture and responsible for educating Residential Interior Designers and Architects about products, color tools, and online resources. Shane serves as President-Elect of ASID Carolinas Chapter.

    Event by RSVP only: trade@abbysonliving.com as limited space available.

    11:30 AM - Lunch Served

    12-12:45 PM - 2018 Colormix® Presentation
    2018 COLORMIX FORECAST
     

    Sponsored By:

    Abbyson Living, IHFC, 11th Floor Commerce Wing  C1156 Sherwin Williams

  • The Best Decorating Trend Is Profitability 10/14/2017

    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM | Alden Parkes Seminar Room, 200 N. Hamilton, S Ct 110

    Speakers: Billy Ceglia - Billy Ceglia Designs

    Event Type: Educational

    Billy Ceglia

    Interior design is a fun business, full of color, pattern, and beauty. Okay, that's part of it, but it's really a business and too many designers aren't paying attention to the most important part - profitability. In this information-packed and lively talk, designer Billy Ceglia talks about how he turned things around by focusing on ROI and profit margins as much as fabrics and furnishings, and he provides easy-to-follow tips for how designers can refocus their businesses for success. A question and answer segment will follow.

    (0.1 CEU)

    Billy Ceglia

    Sponsored By:

    IMC - DesignOnHPMkt Alden Parkes

  • Creating a Livable Home 10/14/2017

    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM | Suites at Market Square Seminar Room (SAMS T-1014)

    Speakers: Erin Gates - Elements of Style
    Amy Panos - Better Homes & Gardens

    Event Type: Educational

    Erin Gates Amy Panos

    Join Amy Panos, Home Editor for Better Homes & Gardens, in this dynamic session with Erin Gates as she they discuss what it takes to create a livable home, Erin’s design style, product design and the trendsetting blog, Elements of Style. A question and answer segment with follow. 

    (0.1 CEU)

    Sponsored By:

    Momeni IMC - DesignOnHPMkt Better Homes & Gardens

  • TrendWatch: Fall 2017 10/14/2017

    3:30 PM - 4:30 PM | Suites at Market Square Seminar Room (SAMS T-1014)

    Speakers: Julie Smith Vincenti - Nine Muses Media

    Event Type: Educational

    Julie Smith Vincenti

    IMC's popular TrendWatch program returns to High Point Market this Fall with 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.

    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. 

    (0.1 CEU)

    Trendwatch

    Sponsored By:

    IMC - DesignOnHPMkt

  • Suite Spot Tour with Lori Paranjape (RSVP) 10/14/2017

    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Tours will depart from the Top floor of the Suites at Market Square

    Speakers: Lori Paranjape - mrs.paranjape

    Event Type: Tour

    Lori Paranjape

    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 Lori Paranjape, of mrs.paranjape, thinks is hot at High Point Market this fall, by spending an hour on an intimate guided tour with her. Lori will show you her favorite finds on all three floors of The Suites at Market Square!

     RSVP Here!

     Suite Spot Tours - Lori Paranjape

     

    Lori Paranjape – mrs.paranjape

    One of the brightest stars in the creative constellation of Nashville, Lori Paranjape finds design as her way to connect. Her eponymous interior design firm specializes in luxury residential and new construction—bringing her fresh twist on traditional design to projects from Nashville to Chicago, from Colorado to California. Lori’s clients are drawn to her signature clean design aesthetic and her commitment to delivering a cohesive build with careful attention to details.  A design lover and inspiration junkie, Lori is fueled by an impassioned design community which she nurtures daily with a mouth-watering Instagram feed. Her work is published on a regular basis in major shelter magazines, blogs and across social media, such as Domino, HGTV Magazine, People, and Style Me Pretty Living.

     

    Sponsored By:

    IMC - DesignOnHPMkt

  • Brunch & Learn: “How to Manage Your Clients’ Expectations” 10/15/2017

    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM | Leathercraft Showroom, 200 N. Hamilton, Suite 205

    Speakers: Corey Damen Jenkins - Corey Damen Jenkins & Associates

    Event Type: Showroom Event, Educational

    Corey Damen Jenkins

    Do you have demanding clients? Have you been struggling with setting fair expectations for them? How can you maintain good client relationships during the inevitable bumps and stalls along the way? Join nationally acclaimed design star Corey Damen Jenkins in the Leathercraft Showroom for some brunch banter on “How to Manage Your Clients’ Expectations”. This light-hearted interactive discussion will explore several strategies to successfully navigate the facets of the Designer/Client Relationship.  Corey will also outline key techniques on how to stay cool under pressure and maintaining your joy as an entrepreneur.

    Sponsored By:

    Leathercraft

  • Trends to Bank on for 2019 10/15/2017

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

    Speakers: Michelle Lamb - The Trend Curve

    Event Type: Educational

    Michelle Lamb

    Michelle Lamb, Editorial Director for The Trend Curve™, reveals the color and design trends that will mean business for the next two years. Michelle will take you on an amazing journey with hundreds of images from her travels around the globe to show you the clues that inspired each of her style forecasts. Become a trend spotter before a trend goes mainstream and stay on the forefront of WHAT'S NEXT FOR TREND. Bring your trend questions! Michelle will answer them all. 

    (0.1 CEU)

    Michelle Lamb

    Sponsored By:

    IMC - DesignOnHPMkt Alden Parkes

  • Bold Color and Pattern 10/15/2017

    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM | Suites at Market Square Seminar Room (SAMS T-1014)

    Speakers: Marina Case - The Red Shutters
    Jason Oliver Nixon - Madcap Cottage
    Tobi Fairley - Tobi Fairley & Associates
    Natalie Reddell - Commander In Chic™
    James Farmer - James Farmer

    Event Type: Educational

    Marina Case Jason Oliver Nixon Tobi Fairley Natalie Reddell James Farmer

    There’s no denying that vivid color and eye-catching patterns are turning heads and earning likes on Instagram. Join WILLIAMSBURG brand as it hosts moderator Marina Case and four designers who are creating interiors to envy. Jason Oliver Nixon, Tobi Fairley, Natalie Reddell, and James Farmer share their design expertise, discuss color and pattern-mixing favorites, and celebrate the striking combo of blue & white, a WILLIAMSBURG classic.  Learn how they balance their bold color and pattern selections to create memorable rooms for their clients. Coffee, tea, and breakfast treats will be provided. 

     
    (0.1 CEU)
    Bold Color and Pattern

    Sponsored By:

    WILLIAMSBURG Brand 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.