Seminars & Events


  • The ABC’s of Shopping All of North America & Expand your Design Palette 04/16/2018

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

    Speakers: Glen Peloso - Grafus

    Event Type: Educational

    Glen Peloso

    Designers can be intimidated by the process of buying internationally and importing product.  This will break down the process from finding product, purchasing, pricing and getting it into your projects. Over view of Buying: how to save time by accurately narrowing your search for product, where to source the products of North American suppliers, how to expand your resources to increase your design palette, and when are you best to walk away from a supplier; Importing: resources required when importing, when you are better to partner with a local retailer than to import, and pitfalls to avoid; Pricing: how to price products you've sourced out of country, and why retailers get better pricing than designers. A question and answer segment with follow.

    For those joining us via internet, RSVP Click Here!

    (0.1 CEU)

    ABCs of Shopping- Glen Peloso - HPS18

    Sponsored By:

    IMC - DesignOnHPMkt

  • Video Your Way to Success 04/16/2018

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

    Speakers: Marina Case - The Red Shutters

    Event Type: Educational

    Marina Case

    A video can convey ideas faster than any ad and they capture attention quickly, so why aren't you using video in your marketing? Marina Case will talk about why video marketing is key to your business and shares the best topics for video, how to find the best angle and use light, plus strategies to reach more people. A question and answer segment will follow.

    (0.1 CEU)

    Sponsored By:

    IMC - DesignOnHPMkt Alden Parkes

  • Suite Spot Tour with Shayla Copas (RSVP) 04/16/2018

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

    Speakers: Shayla Copas - Shayla Copas Interiors

    Event Type: Tour

    Shayla Copas

     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 Shayla Copas, Founder and Owner of Shayla Copas Interiors, thinks is hot at High Point Market this spring, spend an hour on an intimate guided tour with her. Join Shayla as she introduces you to 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.

     RSVP Here!

     Shayla Copas, IDS - Shayla Copas Interiors

    Shayla Copas, one of the South's most highly acclaimed designers, has created unique and innovative interiors for a wide array of luxury residential and commercial clients throughout her 20+ year career. Shayla’s reputation as an approachable designer with a natural talent to assess and address her client’s needs is well established. Often referred to as the “color guru,” Shayla has a keen eye for color, texture, and balance. She has an uncanny ability to recognize very slight color variations, making her a “master” at finish selections. Shayla is currently, authoring a book for Schiffer publishing on seasonal design trends which is due out sometime in 2019. Her work has been featured regionally as well as nationally.  Shayla lives with her husband Scott in Little Rock with their King Charles Cavalier Roxie. In her spare time, she enjoys travel, entertaining and golfing.



    Sponsored By:

    IMC - DesignOnHPMkt

  • Afternoon Social 04/16/2018

    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:

  • ART DAY Workshop with Interior Designers and Architects at The Rug Show 04/16/2018

    2:30 PM - 3:30 PM | The Rug Show, Suites at Market Square, T-543

    Speakers: Carol Serbet - Creative Matters Inc.

    Event Type: Educational

    Carol Serbet

    The Rug Show with Creative Matters Inc and Cover Magazine Present Art Day- A CEU Accredited Workshop

    Participants are invited to engage in a one hour complimentary creative workshop, conducted by the Creative Matters team in collaboration with The Rug Show and Cover Magazine. Get away from the computer and let your creativity shine! Mediums will include oil pastel, charcoal, ink, wax resist and various papers. Open to all skill levels and expertise.

    Limited places, please RSVP to and visit for more information. (0.1 CEU)

    Art Day - Workshop Promo

    Sponsored By:

    The Rug Show Creative Matters Inc.   Cover Magazine  IMC - DesignOnHPMkt

  • Architecture & Design – A Hand in Hand Approach 04/16/2018

    2:30 PM - 3:30 PM | Suites at Market Square Seminar Room (SAMS T-1014)

    Speakers: Christopher Grubb - Arch-Interiors Design Group Inc.
    Adam Sebastian, AIA - Stitch Design Shop

    Event Type: Educational

    Christopher Grubb Adam Sebastian, AIA

    You won’t want to miss this engaging discussion of architecture and design. Our panelists will discuss what are today’s architectural design trends and how they are different from the past. They will also discuss how an architect and designer working relationship is dependent and intertwined, and how this can effect business, trends, and the ultimate outcome of a project. Our panelists will include Christopher Grubb, President of Arch-Interiors Design Group Inc., Adam Sebastian, AIA, Architect + Designer at Stitch Design Shop and others to be announced. Q&A will follow.

    (0.1 CEU)

    Sponsored By:

    IMC - DesignOnHPMkt

  • Hamilton Highlights Tour with Commander In Chic™ Natalie Reddell (RSVP) 04/16/2018

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

    Speakers: Natalie Reddell - Commander In Chic™ and Interiors by Natalie

    Event Type: Tour

    Natalie Reddell

    Join guest designer, Natalie Reddell of Commander In Chic™ and Interiors by Natalie, on this intimate tour of the Hamilton Wrenn Design District. Natalie will take you on an intimate guided tour though her favorite finds of 200/320/330 North Hamilton, highlighting what’s new and innovative to design in each building.



    Natalie Reddell – Commander In Chic™

    Natalie Reddell, Commander in Chic™, is an interior designer & lifestyle blogger who has a contagious passion for all-things-fabulous! She and The Golden Hashtag work together to scout the best-of-the-best in matters of style. Natalie received her undergraduate degree in interior design from Florida State University and studied the history of design at Parsons University, Paris, France. More than 15 years in design has given Natalie a broad range of work experience. She has worked in kitchen and bath design, home-staging, historic-restoration, commercial and residential design. She loves it all!

    Hamilton Highlights Tour Spring 2018

    Sponsored By:

    IMC - DesignOnHPMkt

  • B Modern - Bassett Designer Appreciation Party 04/16/2018

    4:00 PM - 6:00 PM | Bassett Furniture, IHFC – Commerce Wing, Floor 12, C1200


    Event Type: Social, Showroom Event

    Please join us for wine, champagne and heavy hors d’oeuvres. We will have a professional photographer on hand to take head shots and group photos of your team, then stay and relax with a complimentary foot or shoulder massage by a certified massage therapist! RSVP to 

    Designer Appreciation Party Invitation

    Sponsored By:

    Bassett Furniture

  • Leathercraft at Third Night- A Progressive Gala 04/16/2018

    4:00 PM - 7:00 PM | Leathercraft Inc.,200 N. Hamilton St., N Ct 205

    Speakers: Corey Damen Jenkins - Corey Damen Jenkins & Associates

    Event Type: Social, Showroom Event

    Corey Damen Jenkins

    Leathercraft Furniture is proud to be a part of High Point Market Authority's Third Night-A Progressive Gala on in the Hamilton Wrenn area.

    Our visitors are welcome to explore our neighborhood and be lavished with treats and delights at every turn. We will be rolling out the red carpet to welcome you, our guests, into our Showroom at 200 N Hamilton Suite 205. 

    Our favorite Designer, Corey Damen Jenkins will be joining us to showcase his new introductions for the Spring Market, and toast to a fantastic market week for all of us. 

    Please be our guest for a wonderful evening full of fun and inspiration.



    Sponsored By:

    Leathercraft Inc

  • Third Night- A Progressive Gala 04/16/2018

    4:00 PM - 7:00 PM | Hamilton Wrenn Properties


    Event Type: Social, Showroom Event

    The evening will offer live street entertainment and musicians throughout the district with a wide variety of special menus, themed parties and influencer interactions within the participating showrooms.

    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 spring – 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.