Seminars & Events


  • IAHSP: Home Staging - How to Successfully and Strategically Add to Your Business 04/08/2019

    2:30 PM - 4:00 PM | Suites at Market Square Seminar Room (SAMS T-1014)

    Speakers: Jennie Norris, ASPM® , IAHSP® Premier, SRS, REO, CB, BTS, LHS - IAHSP - International Association of Home Staging Professionals

    Event Type: Educational

    Jennie Norris, ASPM® , IAHSP® Premier, SRS, REO, CB, BTS, LHS

    This is a must for designers and stagers. Learn from Jennie Norris, ASPM® , IAHSP® Premier, SRS, REO, CB, BTS, LHS, Chairwoman of the International Association of Home Staging Professionals® (IAHSP®), President & CEO of, Owner of Sensational Home Staging and Host of The Home Staging Talk Show LIVE!, as she discusses why you want to add staging to your business. Jennie will cover the definition and history of staging; similarities and differences from design (visual & verbal examples); the business of staging and its earning potential; how wholesale markets fits with staging and much more!

    (0.15 CEU)

    Reception to follow

    Sponsored By:

    IMC-DesignOnHPMkt IAHSP - International Association of Home Staging Professionals

  • Suite Spot Tour with House of Funk (RSVP) 04/09/2019

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

    Speakers: Sandra Funk - House of Funk

    Event Type: Tour

    Sandra Funk

    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 award winning designer Sandra Funk, Founder and principal designer of House of Funk, thinks are the leading trends at High Point Market this spring, spend an hour on an intimate guided tour with her. Join Sandra as she introduces you to her favorite favorite finds on all three floors of 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.

    RSVP Here!

    Sandra Funk, House of Funk

    Sandra Funk is the founder and principal designer of House of Funk, an award-winning full-service and online interior design firm with offices in NY and NJ. Sandra has an innate feeling about how a space should look, feel, and function, and uses her skills to redesign not only a room, but also her client’s quality of life.

    Sandra was instilled with a passion for design and transformation from an early age.  She received her Bachelor of Arts in Finance and Insurance from Michigan State University, later studying Interior Design at Parsons School of Design. Prior to starting her company, Sandra worked for a number of shelter companies, including Christopher Norman, Susan Fredman & Associates, and Ethan Allen, during which time she was featured on ABC’s ‘The View’ for designing the home office of Joy Behar.

    In 2017, the firm won 2nd place in The ASID’ NY Metro Chapter’s Design Excellence Awards for living space design. Sandra’s design work has been featured in numerous publications, including Elle Decor, The Huffington Post, Apartment Therapy, Luxe Interiors + Design, Dering Hall, and Design NJ.

    Sponsored By:

    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. Take advantage of these great resources, register to attend Market today!

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