Today’s design world is fluid with crossovers between residential, hospitality, workplace, product and lifestyle with elements of each influencing both trends and business. Featured speakers include: Lauren Rottet, Hall of Fame Architect and Interior Designer and First Woman Fellow in both IIDA and AIA; Sheila Bridges, Elle Décor A List Designer, 2011-2019; House Beautiful's Top 100 Interior Designers; and Young Huh, Elle Décor A List Designer 2019 and Vogue's Young Designer on the Rise, 2015. These multi-talented, high-profile women designers started their careers in one arena and have expanded their businesses by “defying the limits of design.” They will share their visions, insights, and experiences to inspire and advise designers how to navigate these blurring boundaries successfully when broadening their own design sphere.
Continental breakfast included. Summit is IDCEC approved for .3 CEUs.
Join business transformation coach, Gail Doby, and a panel of design professionals whose impassioned leadership skills help them achieve both professional and personal success while lifting up team members to work in their greatness. Learn their secrets for putting the right people in the right seats; how to lead and inspire your team while freeing up more time for yourself; set an inspiring vision that motivates and fulfills you and your team; and how to think beyond business to create an impact on your community and the world.
Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt. Reception to follow. (0.2 CEU)
"The Perfect Shot” - in a world of digital coverage and social media, what really goes on behind the scenes to capture the ideal lifestyle image for Instagram, marketing and media placement? Learn from some of today’s leading social and design innovators as they discuss capturing the best of your projects through styling and photography. Panel includes Kathryn Lott, Gretchen Black, Mary Beth Zaehringer, Lauren Clement, Courtney McLeod.
The thought of a home furnishings line with your name sounds thrilling and you’ve got some great product designs in the works. But, how do you find a manufacturing partner? What are they looking for? How do you market your brand? How do you protect your name and designs? These experts on the topic have been through this process and will share the benefits, challenges and how-to’s for developing a product collection with your name or brand attached. Panelists include: Stacy Garcia, Jason Oliver Nixon, John Loecke, Charles Pavarini III and Editor in Chief of Furniture, Lighting & Decor, Diane Falvey as moderator.
Student mentoring during High Point Market. Speaker, roundtables and showroom tours for university students in home and furnishings related majors. Round Table Discussions: You will attend 2 on a variety of industry topics.
Following the Roundtables we will begin showroom tours. Learn what retail buyers look for and think about while walking the showroom. See what WithIt members are up to. Join us for a showroom tour lead by the industry’s most innovating WithIt Women. WithIt will secure passes for students who register for student mentoring day no later than October 1, 2019. Please have students register on www.withit.org individually or send a complete list to firstname.lastname@example.org. Student passes cannot be printed at any of the registration desks. To purchase tickets: https://www.withit.org/EventInformation.aspx?event_id=408
Market is all about product and trends, but our extensive list of educational seminars and signature programming offer 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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