Seminars & Events


  • The Power Lunge by UNITERS 04/08/2019

    9:00 AM - 2:00 PM | UNITERS, IHFC, D1015, Design Wing


    Event Type: Social, Showroom Event

    Power up your body, mind, and battery at The Power Lounge!

    We invite all market attendees to enjoy complimentary:





    -Charging Stations

    -Lounge Seating

    Recharge, Reset, and Refuel at The Power Lounge!



    Sponsored By:


  • The Nuts and Bolts of Editorial Photography 04/08/2019

    9:30 AM - 11:00 AM | Suites at Market Square Seminar Room (SAMS T-1014)

    Speakers: Kathy Wall - The Media Matters Inc.

    Event Type: Educational

    Kathy Wall

    Join Kathy Wall, President and Ringleader of The Media Matters Inc., and our panel as they discuss art direction and consumer editorial photography. Learn what it takes to showcase your design projects and how to have the best photography possible chosen for trade and consumer editorial reviews. Joining the panel will be stylist Frances Bailey, photographer Lincoln Barbour and publishing veteran Lynn Terry.

    Breakfast bites will be served.

    (0.1 CEU)

    Sponsored By:

    IMC-DesignOnHPMkt The Media Matters Inc.

  • American Design: Preserving Our Past, Charting the Future 04/08/2019

    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM | Global Views, IHFC, D220

    Speakers: Marina Case - The Red Shutters
    Anthony Baratta - Anthony Baratta
    Young Huh - Young Huh Interior Design
    Ron Woodson - Woodson & Rummerfield House of Design
    Jaime Rummerfield - Woodson & Rummerfield House of Design
    Gary Inman - The Art of Fine Living & Baskervill

    Event Type: Educational, Showroom Event

    Marina Case Anthony Baratta Young Huh Ron Woodson Jaime Rummerfield Gary Inman

    Historically-inspired entertainment is at its peak: Broadway's Hamilton, Starz's Outlander, and PBS's Victoria capture our imagination with their atmospheric historical settings. Join WILLIAMSBURG and Global Views in welcoming moderator Marina Case and panelists Anthony Baratta, Young Huh, Ron Woodson and Jaime Rummerfield, and Gary Inman as they consider the relevance of historic buildings and décor to today's interiors. Gain insights from how their design visions draw inspiration from America's past.

    Sponsored By:

    Global Views

  • Living Your Ideal Lifestyle 04/08/2019

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

    Speakers: MA Allen - MA Allen Interiors
    Jean Liu - Jean Liu Design
    Libby Langdon - Libby Langdon Interiors
    Krissa Rossbund - Traditional Home

    Event Type: Educational

    MA Allen Jean Liu Libby Langdon Krissa Rossbund

    Lifestyle is no longer about WHAT you own, rather HOW you use what you own every day. Collaborate with designers MA Allen, Jean Liu and Libby Langdon through a panel moderated by Traditional Home’s Senior Style Editor Krissa Rossbund to learn how you can help your clients achieve the lifestyle they want to live. A question and answer segment with follow. 

    (0.1 CEU)

    Sponsored By:

    IMC-DesignOnHPMkt Alden Parkes Traditional Home

  • The Essence of the Bed Versus the Aesthetic of the Bedroom 04/08/2019

    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM | Pandora de Balthazar/Luxe Sleep, Inc., SAMS, M-8037


    Event Type: Social, Showroom Event

    Renowned designer, Pandora de Balthazar, will discuss the importance of building a quality bed while achieving the beautiful bedroom look to which everyone aspires. Do not sacrifice the quality of sleep. Both can be achieved!

    Champagne and light bites will be served.

    Sponsored By:

    Pandora de Balthazar/Luxe Sleep, Inc

  • Lunch & Learn: Healthy + Sustainable Materials in Hospitality Design 04/08/2019

    12:30 PM - 1:30 PM | Suites at Market Square Seminar Room (SAMS T-1014)

    Speakers: Carolyn Ames Noble, ASID, CMG - Ames Design Studio

    Event Type: Educational

    Carolyn Ames Noble, ASID, CMG

    Bring your lunch and learn!

    As we approach the next decade of design, the incorporation of healthy and sustainable materials in hotel, restaurant and lifestyle design is paramount. In this CEU, join Carolyn Ames Noble, ASID, CMG, Founder + Creative Director of Ames Design Studio, as we examine the case for healthy and sustainable materials through a business lens. Integral standards such as LEED, the WELL Building, Fitwell and others will be defined. We will explore and provide suggestions for material solutions, with an interactive demonstration of physical samples. Finally, extraordinary designs incorporating these principles will be featured from around the world. Designers will leave this CEU with a deeper knowledge as they specify healthy and sustainable materials for future hospitality projects.

    (0.1 CEU)

    Sponsored By:


  • Custom Solid Wood Furniture Made Easy Party 04/08/2019

    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM | Simply Amish, IHFC Design Wing, D-1102


    Event Type: Educational, Showroom Event

    You're Invited by Simply Amish

    Simply Amish cordially invites Designers to learn about Simply Amish’s extensive custom design capabilities, variety of styles, and sterling craftsmanship. Meet Cindy Shockey, designer of Modern Farmhouse and Style Your Own Bedroom collections. Dioramas will exhibit how Simply Amish meticulously creates surface treatments like hand scraping, wire brushing, distressing, and rough sawn. Tours, Refreshments and Bites!

     Simply Amish Designer Seminar

    Sponsored By:

    Simply Amish

  • Suite Spot Tour with Bauer Clifton (RSVP) 04/08/2019

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

    Speakers: Jeremy Bauer & Jason Clifton - Bauer Clifton Interiors

    Event Type: Tour

    Jeremy Bauer & Jason Clifton

    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 designers and floral retail owners Jeremy Bauer & Jason Clifton, Co-founders of the residential, commercial and hospitality award winning design firm Bauer Clifton Interiors and owners of Frenchie's Floral Studio, think are the leading trends at High Point Market this spring, spend an hour on an intimate guided tour with the design team. Join Jason & Jeremy as they introduce you to their 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!

    Jeremy Bauer & Jason Clifton, Bauer Clifton Interiors

    Jeremy Bauer and Jason Clifton joined forces in 2005, adopting the name Bauer/Clifton Interiors in 2006. As a team, they offer overlapping and complementary interior architecture and design skills, along with decades of experience. They understand the unique needs of residential, commercial and hospitality clients, as demonstrated in their portfolio.

    With Projects to date in Alaska, across the Pacific Northwest, and on to Palm Springs, BCI continues to grow and expand their business throughout the nation. The pair loves to take on a great challenge and is enthusiastic to see what adventures and journeys each new project will lead them on.

    With a combined love for design, landscaping, and florals, Jason and Jeremy have expanded their design firm with Frenchie's Floral Studio. When Jeremy and Jason are not designing or building floral arrangements, you may find them enjoying the great outdoors of Alaska with two French Bulldogs Gracie and Georgie.

    Suite Spot Tours - HP-S19 Bauer/Clifton

    Sponsored By:

    IMC - DesignOnHPMkt

  • Afternoon Social 04/08/2019

    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)


    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.

    Sponsored By:

  • Hamilton Highlights Tour with RUE Magazine - Kelli Lamb (RSVP) 04/08/2019

    2:30 PM - 4:00 PM | Tours will depart from the Alden Parkes Seminar Room - 200 N. Hamilton, S Ct.110

    Speakers: Kelli Lamb - RUE Magazine

    Event Type: Tour

    Kelli Lamb

    Join Kelli Lamb, Editor in Chief of RUE Magazine, on this intimate tour of the Hamilton Wrenn Design District. Kelli will take you on an intimate guided tour though her favorite finds of 200/320/330 North Hamilton, highlighting what’s new, trending and innovative to design in each building. Tour Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt.

     RSVP Here!

    Kelly Lamb, RUE Magazine

    Kelli Lamb is the new Editor in Chief of Rue Magazine. Founded in 2010 as a digital interior design magazine, the concept has since grown to include Rue Daily – a daily source for all things lifestyle and design. The editorial staff is committed to sharing well-crafted design, effortless entertaining tips, and the products for readers to make it all their own. Kelli lives in the Silver Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles with her husband and two cats.

    Sponsored By:

    IMC - DesignOnHPMkt RUE Magazine


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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