Seminars & Events



  • Sherwin-Williams Colormix® Forecast 2020 04/25/2020

    11:30 AM - 12:30 PM | Sherwin-Williams Seminar Room (SAMS T-822)

    Speakers: Shane Jones - The Sherwin-Williams Company

    Event Type: Educational

    Shane Jones

    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)

    Colormix 2020

    Sponsored By:

    Sherwin-Williams IMC-DesignOnHPMKT

  • TrendWatch: Spring 2020 04/25/2020

    1:30 PM - 2:30 PM | Sherwin-Williams Seminar Room (SAMS T-822)

    Speakers: Julie Smith Vincenti - Nine Muses Media

    Event Type: Educational

    Julie Smith Vincenti

    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!

    (1 CEU)




    Sponsored By:

    Sherwin-Williams IMC - DesignOnHPMKT

  • WithIt Spring Education Breakfast presented by Myriad Software 04/26/2020

    7:30 AM - 9:00 AM | IHFC-Green Wing-11th floor-Int'l Ballroom


    Event Type: Educational

    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.

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  • Our New Customer: Understanding the Millennial Designer and Their Digital-First Client 04/26/2020

    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM | Sherwin-Williams Seminar Room (SAMS T-822)

    Speakers: Erinn Valencich - Erinn V Design Group

    Event Type: Educational

    Erinn Valencich

    In the age of speed of information, digital readiness in business takes on a whole new meaning.  But how did we get here? More importantly, where are we going? Join Erinn Valencich, founder of Erinn V Design Group, as she discusses what the future of design looks like, especially for the millennial mindset. She will discuss some of the industry’s newest obstacles as designers, how to overcome them, and how you can adapt to elevate your business and design for your clients. Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMKT.

    (1 CEU)

    Sponsored By:

    Sherwin-Williams IMC-DesignOnHPMKT

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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!

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