Seminars & Events

Date:

  • Market Kickoff Party 10/13/2017

    5:30 PM - 7:30 PM | Center Stage between Showplace and Transportation Terminal

    Speakers:

    Event Type: Social, Hospitality

    Come join us as we celebrate the beginning of High Point Market Fall 2017.

    Sponsored By:

  • Complimentary Gourmet Coffee 10/14/2017

    8:00 am - 5:00 pm | 200 N. Hamilton: 3rd Floor Café

    Speakers:

    Event Type: Hospitality

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

    Sponsored By:

  • Showplace Complimentary Buyers Breakfast 10/14/2017

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

    Speakers:

    Event Type: Hospitality

    Start your day at Showplace with a complimentary muffins and coffee.

    Sponsored By:

  • Brunch & Learn: “How to Manage Your Clients’ Expectations” 10/14/2017

    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM | Leathercraft Showroom, 200 N. Hamilton, Suite 205

    Speakers: Corey Damen Jenkins - Corey Damen Jenkins & Associates

    Event Type: Showroom Event, Educational

    Corey Damen Jenkins

    Do you have demanding clients? Have you been struggling with setting fair expectations for them? How can you maintain good client relationships during the inevitable bumps and stalls along the way? Join nationally acclaimed design star Corey Damen Jenkins in the Leathercraft Showroom for some brunch banter on “How to Manage Your Clients’ Expectations”. This light-hearted interactive discussion will explore several strategies to successfully navigate the facets of the Designer/Client Relationship.  Corey will also outline key techniques on how to stay cool under pressure and maintaining your joy as an entrepreneur.

    Sponsored By:

    Leathercraft

  • Art Styling 101: Working with Collections and Focal Pieces 10/14/2017

    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Suites at Market Square Seminar Room (SAMS T-1014)

    Speakers: Sarah Greenwood - Minted Art

    Event Type: Educational

    Sarah Greenwood

    Art is an expression of individuality. Each piece selected should be a reflection of your client within easily enhance your design. Learn how to curate and create a collaborative union of design and art. Learn how artwork collections, focal pieces and wall styling can enhance a room for inspiration. Designer tips and art selection steps will be given.  A question and answer segment with follow. 

    (0.1 CEU)

    Sponsored By:

    Minted Art

  • 2018 Colormix® Trends Forecast 10/14/2017

    11:30 AM - 1:00 PM | Abbyson Living, IHFC, 11th Floor Commerce Wing C1156

    Speakers: Shane Jones - The Sherwin Williams Company

    Event Type: Educational

    Shane Jones

    Abbyson proudly hosts the 2018 Colormix® Trends Forecast, presented by Shane Jones of the The Sherwin Williams Company, at Abbyson’s showroom (IHFC Floor 11 #C1156.)  Starting with a complimentary lunch for attendees, 2018 Colormix® color forecast predicts colors that will drive future design innovation and three distinct palettes representing a global collision of influences. From vivid blue and digital green, to high-def yellow and rusty auburn, the Sherwin-Williams 2018 Colormix® Color Forecast exhibits three unique color palettes that draw from emerging global trends. The collection predicts the colors that will drive conversation and inspiration for the coming year, offering new perspectives on societal influences and their impact on color and design trends. Shane Jones, Allied ASID is a Designer Account Executive with Sherwin Williams Co. serving markets of NC. She is a graduate of UNCG with a BFA in Interior Architecture and responsible for educating Residential Interior Designers and Architects about products, color tools, and online resources. Shane serves as President-Elect of ASID Carolinas Chapter.

    Event by RSVP only: trade@abbysonliving.com as limited space available.

    11:30 AM - Lunch Served

    12-12:45 PM - 2018 Colormix® Presentation
    2018 COLORMIX FORECAST
     

    Sponsored By:

    Abbyson Living, IHFC, 11th Floor Commerce Wing  C1156 Sherwin Williams

  • Meet & Greet with Badgley Mischka 10/14/2017

    11:30 AM - 1:30 PM | Badgley Mischka Home, IHFC, IH203

    Speakers: Mark Badgley & James Mischka - Badgley Mischka Home

    Event Type: Social

    Mark Badgley & James Mischka

    Join us in Badgley Mischka Home for a meet & greet reception with designers Mark Badgley and James Mischka.

    Sponsored By:

    Badgley Mischka Home

  • The Best Decorating Trend Is Profitability 10/14/2017

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

    Speakers: Billy Ceglia - Billy Ceglia Designs

    Event Type: Educational

    Billy Ceglia

    Interior design is a fun business, full of color, pattern, and beauty. Okay, that's part of it, but it's really a business and too many designers aren't paying attention to the most important part - profitability. In this information-packed and lively talk, designer Billy Ceglia talks about how he turned things around by focusing on ROI and profit margins as much as fabrics and furnishings, and he provides easy-to-follow tips for how designers can refocus their businesses for success. A question and answer segment will follow.

    (0.1 CEU)

    Sponsored By:

    IMC - DesignOnHPMkt Alden Parkes

  • Creating a Livable Home 10/14/2017

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

    Speakers: Erin Gates - Elements of Style
    Amy Panos - Better Homes & Gardens

    Event Type: Educational

    Erin Gates Amy Panos

    Join Amy Panos, Home Editor for Better Homes & Gardens, in this dynamic session with Erin Gates as she they discuss what it takes to create a livable home, Erin’s design style, product design and the trendsetting blog, Elements of Style. A question and answer segment with follow. 

    (0.1 CEU)

    Sponsored By:

    Momeni IMC - DesignOnHPMkt Better Homes & Gardens

  • Afternoon Social 10/14/2017

    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.

    Sponsored By:

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.