Seminars & Events

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  • Suite Spot Tour with Kerrie Kelly (RSVP) 04/06/2019

    12:30 PM - 1:30 PM | Tours will depart from the Top floor of the Suites at Market Square

    Speakers: Kerrie Kelly, FASID - Kerrie Kelly Design Lab

    Event Type: Tour

    Kerrie Kelly, FASID

    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 & trendsetter Kerrie Kelly, FASID, Founder of Kerrie Kelly Design Lab, thinks is trending at High Point Market this spring, spend an hour on an intimate guided tour with her. Join Kerrie, as she takes you through some of her 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.

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    Kerrie Kelly, FASID - Kerrie Kelly Design Lab

    Northern California interior designer, Kerrie Kelly, founded Kerrie Kelly Design Lab in 1995. Kerrie is an award-winning interior designer, author and contributor, product designer and multi-media consultant, helping national brands reach the interior design market. Kerrie is a Fellow, Board Member and Foundation Trustee of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID); Houzz Pro Advisory Board Member; and Member of National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA). She is also an avid representative, speaker and on-air talent for Outdoor Living and Livable Design initiatives and a Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS).

    Kerrie has authored two books: Home Decor: A Sunset Design Guide with Sunset Books and My Interior Design Kit, with Pearson Professional and Career Education. Recently named as one of the Top 200 Design Influencers in the Home Design Industry by fixr.com, Kerrie is the Interior Design National Spokesperson for Zillow Inc., writing monthly articles for their website and speaking to media outlets about interior design reaching Yahoo!, NY Times, Forbes, Globe and Mail and Wall Street Journal. She also writes a monthly design column for Style Media Group.

    Kerrie launched her “Blue my Mind” tile line with TileBar in 2016; and Feizy Rugs line and Zeev lighting collection in 2017 while debuting her #BlondeFox accessory collection with GO Home Ltd. in October 2017. She looks forward to continuing to add product to her current collections throughout the 2019 market season.

     

    Sponsored By:

    IMC - DesignOnHPMkt

  • Afternoon Social 04/06/2019

    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM | C&D (Floors 1-8; Alternating Days); IHFC (Accessory Floors, 2, 3,4; 4th Floor Main, 7, 10 &11); SAMS (Suites & SALON)

    Speakers:

    Event Type: Social, Hospitality

    Join us for complimentary beer and wine while you network with your peers throughout the IMC properties. Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt.

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  • Managing Your Clients and Your Ego 04/06/2019

    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Alden Parkes Seminar Room, 200 N. Hamilton, S Ct 110

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    Event Type: Educational

    When providing luxury design services for your clients, how do you strike that balance between fulfilling their needs and yours? Join the Showhouse in a Showroom designers to discuss best communication strategies for a win-win outcome, so you stay in charge and get the press-worthy portfolio piece that you need, while giving the client everything beyond their dreams.

    Moderated by Jane Dagmi, Editor in Chief of Designers Today with panelists Rajni Alex, Jeremy Bauer, Jason Clifton, Shayla Copas, Lisa Kahn, Kerrie Kelly, and Keia McSwain. A question and answer segment will follow.

    (0.1 CEU)

    Sponsored By:

    IMC-DesignOnHPMkt Alden Parkes

  • Complimentary Afternoon Bars 04/06/2019

    4:00 PM - 6:00 PM | 200 N. Hamilton Street (Alternating Floors); Market Square (Floors 1&2); Showplace (Floors 1, 2 &3)

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    Event Type: Social, Hospitality

    Join us for beer & wine while you network with your peers throughout the IMC properties. Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt.

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  • InterHall Martini Parties 04/06/2019

    4:00 PM - 6:00 PM | IHFC: InterHall 1st Floor

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    Event Type: Social, Hospitality

    Where Market Mixes! InterHall at IHFC. Specialty Martinis at 4 different locations throughout InterHall. Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt.

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  • Sunset on 3 04/06/2019

    5:00 PM - 7:00 PM | Showplace: 3rd Floor Balcony

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    Event Type: Social, Hospitality

    Complimentary Beer, Wine and Passed Hors d'oeuvres. Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt.

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  • Complimentary Gourmet Coffee 04/07/2019

    8:00 am - 5:00 pm | 200 N. Hamilton: Courtyard

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    Event Type: Hospitality

    Start your day off at 200 N. Hamilton with a complimentary coffee. Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt.

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  • Showplace Complimentary Breakfast 04/07/2019

    8:30 AM - 9:30 AM | Showplace Atrium

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    Event Type: Social, Hospitality

    Start your day at Showplace with a complimentary muffins and coffee. Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt.

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  • How to Profit Selling Wellness in the Furniture & Accessory Market 04/07/2019

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

    Speakers: Mitzi Beach - Wellness by Design in Home + Life

    Event Type: Educational

    Mitzi Beach

    Today’s savvy consumers are choosing to buy what goes beyond their basic needs to what also enriches their lives. This is a huge paradigm shift in consumer spending for all age demographics and at the very top of most sought-after products and ideas is anything to do with wellness. In every and all markets today, this is the buzzword trending. So why not incorporate and market wellness in our furniture industry for greater sales and profit? (0.1 CEU)

    Sponsored By:

    IMC-DesignOnHPMkt Alden Parkes

  • 3 Massive Mistakes You’re Making that Cost You Clients and Cash 04/07/2019

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

    Speakers: Melissa Galt - Prosper by Design

    Event Type: Educational

    Melissa Galt

    Upscale clients want to work with designers who are confident, take control of the project, and create a one-of-a-kind transformation. Clients want your design talent to take them places they’ve only dreamed of. It’s time to step up, stop playing small, and allowing your clients to call the shots. This training will put you squarely in the driver seat of your design practice, focused and full throttle, so you get the projects you want with clients you love, and the compensation you deserve. A question and answer segment with follow. 

    (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!

If you are interested in participating as a speaker or in another aspect of our programming, please follow the link to our Speaker Application.

For interest in #DesignOnHPMkt Instagram Takeover, please apply here.

 

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