Seminars & Events

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seminars

  • 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 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 teh ground floor in SALON, at 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. The tour will culminate at the launch party for Cheryl’s newest product line with Sylvester Alexander.

    RSVP Here!

    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, and Hoffman Media’s Southern Spaces to name a few. She is a five-time recipient of the Best of Houzz Award for Design and Customer Satisfaction and in 2015 was named one of the 15 Best Designers in Charlotte by Build Direct™. Cheryl also believes in giving back and has partnered with local agencies. Cheryl launched Dwell with Cheryl in 2012, and will be celebrating her newest product line with Sylvester Alexander this High Point Market.

    Sponsored By:

    IMC - DesignOnHPMkt

  • Colors, Finishes and Forecasting: What’s in a Forecast & What You’ll be Seeing Soon! 10/13/2018

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

    Speakers: Kathy Andersson - Sherwin Williams

    Event Type: Educational

    Kathy Andersson

    Take a deep dive into the process of forecasting while you view stunning visual examples of what tomorrow’s consumers will desire in their surroundings. Join color marketing expert Kathy Andersson in a visually rich presentation exploring color, materials, and surface trends for 2019 and how they are determined. Kathy Andersson will provide expert insight on color choices, surface applications, and materials influencing tomorrow’s consumers, as well as costly pitfalls to avoid when making design decisions.  By the end of this seminar you’ll have the tools to help you better communicate with manufacturers and customers about your color decisions. A question and answer segment with follow.

    Kathy Andersson headed the Global Color & Design Center for Sherwin-Williams Industrial Coatings in Greensboro for over 10 years and was a member of the non-profit international association, Color Marketing Group, (CMG) for over 20 years. Kathy is active on the board of advisors at East Carolina University where she earned her BS in Interior Design. In 2016, Andersson founded Rendered Nest Home Staging & Redesign. 

    Co-Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt and Alden Parkes

    (0.1 CEU)

    Sponsored By:

    IMC-DesignOnHPMkt Alden Parkes

  • Platform Building: The Power of Persuasion 10/13/2018

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

    Speakers: Corey Damen Jenkins - Corey Damen Jenkins & Associates
    Cheryl Luckett - Dwell by Cheryl Interiors
    Jennifer Gracie - Gracie Studio
    Kim Kuhteubl - Me By Design

    Event Type: Educational, Book Signing

    Corey Damen Jenkins Cheryl Luckett  Jennifer Gracie  Kim Kuhteubl

    Whether it’s a book, licensing collaboration or building an online following, many designers are using their platforms not only to market their businesses but also as an extension of their personal brands and values. In a panel discussion with interior designers and licensors Corey Damen Jenkins, Cheryl Luckett and Jennifer Gracie, moderated by author Kim Kuhteubl, designers will learn all of the online and offline ways to connect with the people who want to hear from them most and get practical tips on engaging their unique tribe that they can influence.

    Book signings to follow.

    Co-Sponsored by Leathercraft Inc., Hudson Valley Lighting and IMC-DesignOnHPMkt 

    (0.1 CEU)

    Sponsored By:

    Leathercraft Inc. Hudson Valley Lighting IMC-DesignOnHPMkt

  • Contemporary Highlights Tour with Roxy Sowlaty (RSVP) 10/13/2018

    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Tours will depart from the 10th Floor of IHFC, in front of elevators in Commerce Wing by C1058

    Speakers: Roxy Sowlaty - Roxy Sowlaty Interiors

    Event Type: Tour

    Roxy Sowlaty

    Join celebrated television personality and interior designer Roxy Sowlaty, of Roxy Sowlaty Interiors, on this intimate tour of Contemporary Furnishings on Floors 10 & 11 in IHFC. Roxy will take you through her favorite finds, highlighting what’s new and innovative  in contemporatory design on each floor.

     RSVP Here!

     

    Roxy Sowlaty- Roxy Sowlaty Interiors

    Roxy Sowlaty is a celebrity designer, who focuses on luxe-glam lifestyle interiors, furniture and design. She is a Beverly Hills native that has been working in design since the age of 16 when she started a clothing line with her younger sister Tara called RoxTar. Roxy was also on E!’s hit series Rich Kids of Beverly Hills. After earning her undergraduate degree from USC's Marshall School of Business, she decided that she wanted to re-focus her design interests from fashion to interiors. She enrolled at Parsons New School of Design to obtain her Master degree in Interior Design. During her time in New York, Roxy worked freelance on a number of residential projects in Manhattan as well as a home in Aspen - which certainly confirmed her love for interior design. In California, Roxy has opened her own interior design firm specializing in high end residential projects and is simultaneously launching an online do-it-yourself interior design website and home goods product line. Her passion is to share beauty and bring beauty to everyone and everything she encounters. Whether its' clothing or furniture, Roxy has a strong passion and keen eye to accessorize and push the limits to create intriguing, playful, and fun design.

    Contemporary Highlights Tour with Roxy Sowlaty

    Sponsored By:

    IMC - DesignOnHPMkt

  • TrendWatch: Fall 2018 - An Inside Look at the Future of Design 10/13/2018

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

    Speakers: Julie Smith Vincenti - Nine Muses Media

    Event Type: Educational

    Julie Smith Vincenti

    IIMC'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. Julie will present upon the three key design directions she predicts will most impact home furnishings market in the future: Line & Structure; Riveting & Romantic; Plein Air.

    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. 

    (0.1 CEU)

    Trendwatch

    Sponsored By:

    IMC - DesignOnHPMkt

  • Is a Niche Critical for Your Business? Showhouse in a Showroom Panel 10/13/2018

    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM | Alden Parkes Seminar Room, 200 N. Hamilton, S Ct 110

    Speakers:

    Event Type: Educational, Showroom Event

    Does a niche design style or brand help or hurt business? Our panel of designers looks at the pros and cons of focusing your brand in a lively and fun discussion. Featuring the Showhouse in a Showroom designers, Billy Ceglia, Jeanne Chung, Kara Cox, Cynthia Ferguson, Shay Geyer, Kimberly Perron, and AphroChic (Jeanine Hays & Bryon Mason). Moderated by Jane Dagmi, Editor in Chief of Designers Today. A question and answer segment will follow.

    Co-Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt and Alden Parkes

    (0.1 CEU)

    Showhouse in a Showroom Panel

    Sponsored By:

    IMC-DesignOnHPMkt Alden Parkes

  • Suite Spot Tour with Gary Inman - Hospitality Focus (RSVP) 10/13/2018

    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM | Tours will depart from the Top floor of the Suites at Market Square

    Speakers: Gary Inman - Baskervill and The Art of Fine Living

    Event Type: Tour

    Gary Inman

    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 nationally recognized designer and hospitality expert Gary Inman, VP of Hospitality with Baskervill and creator of The Art of Fine Living, thinks is trending at High Point Market this fall, spend an hour on an intimate guided tour with him. Join Gary as he introduces you to his favorite hospitality finds on all three floors of The Suites at Market Square – the largest and onlypresentation of temporary exhibits and a must-see for every designer and retailer looking for what’s new and innovative.

     RSVP Here!

    Gary Inman, The Art of Fine Living

    Gary Inman is an internationally recognized, award-winning interior designer, author, and public speaker. His work has been published in The Washington Post, Traditional Home, Veranda, Elle Décor, House Beautiful, Hotel Design, Boutique Design and many others. He is Vice President of Hospitality with Baskervill, an International Hospitality Giant, serving four-star and five-star luxury hotels and resorts. His design métier has included handbags, women’s evening wear, textiles, lighting, rugs, and furniture including his acclaimed Home Couture collections for Moore Council. He is currently designing a luxury collection that will debut in High Point in April of 2019. Gary is a former High Point Style Spotter and Instagram Tastemaker, editor of The Art of Fine Living, and is a popular guest on TV programs such as Design Tourist, the Design Network, Editor-at-Large, A&E’s America’s Castles, PBS’s Monument and Mansions, and on numerous podcasts. He is a board member the Bienenstock Furniture Library in High Point, NC.

     

    Sponsored By:

    IMC - DesignOnHPMkt

  • Fearless Design 10/13/2018

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

    Speakers: Holly Hollingsworth Phillips - U.S. Brand Ambassador for the Florence Broadhurst: Fearless Design
    Mally Skok - Mally Skok Design
    Julia Buckingham - Buckingham Interiors and Design and Modernique
    Jamie Meares - Furbish Studio
    Allison Mattison - Trellis Home
    Tavia Forbes & Monet Masters - Forbes + Masters

    Event Type: Educational

    Holly Hollingsworth Phillips Mally Skok Julia Buckingham Jamie Meares Allison Mattison Tavia Forbes & Monet Masters

    Join Holly Hollingsworth Phillips, U.S. Brand Ambassador for the Florence Broadhurst: Fearless Design campaign with The English Room, as she discusses what it truly means to create Fearless Design. This inspiring panel includes Mally Skok, Founder of Mally Skok Design; Julia Buckingham, Founder of Buckingham Interiors and Design and Modernique; Jamie Meares, Founder of Furbish Studio; Allison Mattison, Co-Owner of Trellis Home; Tavia Forbes & Monet Masters, Founders and Principal designers at Forbes + Masters.

    Reception and book signings to follow.

    Co-Sponsored by Selamat, York Wallcoverings and IMC-DesignOnHPMkt

    (0.1 CEU)

    Sponsored By:

    IMC-DesignOnHPMkt Selamat York Wallcoverings

  • Painted Design Solutions to Help your Business 10/14/2018

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

    Speakers:

    Event Type: Educational

    Painted Design Solutions to Help your Business – How to collaborate with Decorative Painters! Join IDAL for this CEU presentation and learn: The mechanics of how Interior Designers and Decorative Painters can collaborate; Understanding the types of decorative painting, language and vocabulary for ease of communication; How new and refurbished surfaces can be painted; Who professional decorative painters are, their education background and where to find them, and so much more.

    (0.1 CEU)

    Sponsored By:

    IMC-DesignOnHPMkt International Decorative Artisans League

  • Interior Planning: Taking Care of YOU so You Take Great Care of Your Clients! 10/14/2018

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

    Speakers: Kim Kuhteubl - Author and Brand Consultant

    Event Type: Educational

    Kim Kuhteubl

    Stress kills brain cells. It weakens your immune system and is associated with depression, anxiety and can overwhelm you. How do you release stress? Author and Brand Consultant, Kim Kuhteubl, says it’s by doing what designers do best: Interior Planning. Learn how to set boundaries, manage your calendar and personal time so you can increase your love of design, serve your clients better and reclaim your ‘Joy ROI’! A question and answer segment with follow.

     Co-Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt and Alden Parkes

    (0.1 CEU)

    Sponsored By:

    IMC-DesignOnHPMkt Alden Parkes

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!