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    09/04/2018

    Exclusive Lineup of Seminars, Tours and Hospitality Events Scheduled for Fall High Point Market

    HIGH POINT, N.C. – International Market Centers announced today the schedule for IMC seminars, tours and hospitality offerings at Fall High Point Market, running Oct. 13 – Oct. 17, 2018.

    The 24 CEU-accredited seminars and eight designer-hosted tours allow retailers and designers to complement their buying activities with complimentary programming that encompasses trends, business strategies and forecasts.

    Seminars

    Saturday, Oct. 13

    10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

    Colors, Finishes and Forecasting: What’s in a Forecast & What You’ll Be Seeing Soon!

    Kathy Andersson

    Alden Parkes Seminar Room, 200 N. Hamilton St. - S Ct 110

    Co-sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt and Alden Parkes

    11 a.m. – noon

    Platform Building: The Power of Persuasion

    Corey Damen Jenkins, Cheryl Luckett and Jennifer Gracie with Kim Kuhteubl

    Suites at Market Square Seminar Room (SAMS T-1014)

    Co-sponsored by Leathercraft Inc., Hudson Valley Lighting and IMC-DesignOnHPMkt

    1 – 2 p.m.

    TrendWatch: Fall 2018

    Julie Smith Vincenti, Nine Muses Media

    Suites at Market Square Seminar Room (SAMS T-1014)

    2 – 3 p.m.

    Is a Niche Critical for Your Business? Showhouse in a Showroom Panel

    Billy Ceglia, Jeanne Chung, Kara Cox, Cynthia Ferguson, Shay Geyer, Kimberly Perron, Jeanine Hays and Bryon Mason, and Jane Dagmi

    Alden Parkes Seminar Room, 200 N. Hamilton St. - S Ct 110

    Co-sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt and Alden Parkes

    3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

    Fearless Design

    Mally Skok, Julia Buckingham, Jamie Meares, Allison Mattison, Tavia Forbes and Monet Masters with Holly Hollingsworth Phillips as moderator

    Suites at Market Square Seminar Room (SAMS T-1014)

    Co-sponsored by Selamat, York Wallcoverings and IMC-DesignOnHPMkt

    Sunday, Oct. 14

    10 – 11 a.m.

    Painted Design Solutions to Help Your Business

    Suites at Market Square Seminar Room (SAMS T-1014)

    Co-sponsored by International Decorative Artisans League (IDAL) and IMC-DesignOnHPMkt

    10 – 11 a.m.

    Interior Planning: Taking Care of You So You Take Great Care of Your Clients!

    Kim Kuhteubl

    Alden Parkes Seminar Room, 200 N. Hamilton St. - S Ct 110

    Co-Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt and Alden Parkes

    11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

    Recipe for Success

    Barclay Butera, Amy Flurry, Nick May, Jane Dagmi and Christine Phillips

    Suites at Market Square Seminar Room (SAMS T-1014)

    1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

    Designing Women of the World

    Adriana Hoyos, Tina Nicole, Toma Clark Haines, Sandra Espinet, Aviva Stanoff with Deb Barrett as moderator

    Suites at Market Square Seminar Room (SAMS T-1014)

    2 – 3 p.m.

    Replacements Presents: Eddie Ross, Mix Master

    Eddie Ross

    Alden Parkes Seminar Room, 200 N. Hamilton St. - S Ct 110

    Co-sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt and Alden Parkes

    3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

    Inside the Designer’s Studio with Madcap Cottage

    Jason Oliver Nixon and John Loecke, Moderated by Stacy Kunstel

    Suites at Market Square Seminar Room (SAMS T-1014)

    Co-sponsored by Momeni Inc. IMC-DesignOnHPMkt

    Monday, Oct. 15

    10 – 11 a.m.

    How to Set Client Expectations & Keep Them, and You, Happy

    Gail Doby, Gail Doby Coaching & Consulting for Interior Designers

    Suites at Market Square Seminar Room (SAMS T-1014)

    10 – 11 a.m.

    Getting the Most Out of Your Photography Budget

    Grant K. Gibson and Stephen Karlisch

    Alden Parkes Seminar Room, 200 N. Hamilton St. - S Ct 110

    Co-sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt and Alden Parkes

    11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

    Monday Mattress and Mojitos with Dave Perry

    Dave Perry, Furniture Today

    IHFC D1121

    Co-sponsored by Furniture Today and IMC-DesignOnHPMkt

    11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

    Sherwin-Williams Colormix® Forecast 2019

    Suites at Market Square Seminar Room (SAMS T-1014)

    Co-sponsored by Sherwin Williams, Interior Design Society (IDS) and IMC-DesignOnHPMkt

    11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

    SFC's Wood Furniture Scorecard, a Luncheon Panel Discussion with the Top Tier

    IHFC, 11th floor Green Wing, Ballroom A

    Co-sponsored Sustainable Furnishings Council and IMC-DesignOnHPMkt

    1 – 2 p.m.

    Retailer and Designer—Relationship 101

    Natalie Reddell, Teddie and Courtney Garrigan, Claire Bell, Jamie Merida and Susan Dickenson

    Suites at Market Square Seminar Room (SAMS T-1014)

    Co-sponsored by Home Accents Today and IMC-DesignOnHPMkt

    2:30 – 3:30 p.m.

    Art Styling 101: Working with Collections and Focal Pieces

    Suites at Market Square Seminar Room (SAMS T-1014)

    Co-sponsored by Minted Art and IMC-DesignOnHPMkt

    4 – 5 p.m.

    Cover Magazine & The Rug Show Present Designer Day

    Suites at Market Square Seminar Room (SAMS T-1014)

    Co-sponsored by Cover Magazine, The Rug Show and IMC-DesignOnHPMkt

    Tuesday, Oct. 16

    9:30 – 10:30 a.m.

    360-Degree Design Perspective—How Showroom, Retail and Residential Design Drive Innovation for One Another

    Christi Barbour, Barbour Spangle Design

    Suites at Market Square Seminar Room (SAMS T-1014)

    11 a.m. – noon

    Appalachian Hardwoods in Sustainable Design

    Tom Inman, AHMI President

    Suites at Market Square Seminar Room (SAMS T-1014)

    Co-sponsored by ASFD, AHMI and IMC-DesignOnHPMkt

    1 – 2 p.m.

    Power Hour: Design Trends for New Homes

    Jana Uselton, Home Staging & Redesign Association

    Suites at Market Square Seminar Room (SAMS T-1014)

    Co-sponsored by HSRA and IMC-DesignOnHPMkt

    2:30 – 3:30 p.m.

    Power Hour: Home Staging & Property Styling Tips & Techniques

    Jana Uselton, Home Staging & Redesign Association

    Suites at Market Square Seminar Room (SAMS T-1014)

    Co-sponsored by HSRA and IMC-DesignOnHPMkt

    Wednesday, Oct. 17

    8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

    WithIt Student Mentoring Day 2018

    Suites at Market Square Seminar Room (SAMS T-1014)

    Tours

    Trendsetters and influencers will lead these tours through the Suites at Market Square, Hamilton-Wrenn, Commerce & Design (C&D) and IHFC showrooms. RSVP required.

    Friday, Oct. 12

    Suite Spot Tour of SALON with Cheryl Luckett – 3 to 4 p.m.

    Tour will depart from the Ground Floor, escalator area in SALON, in the Suites at Market Square

    Speaker: Cheryl Luckett - Dwell by Cheryl Interiors

    Saturday, Oct. 13

    Contemporary Highlights Tour with Roxy Sowlaty – 11 a.m. to noon

    Tour will depart from the 10th floor of IHFC

    Speaker: Roxy Sowlaty – Roxy Sowlaty Interiors

    Suite Spot Tour with Gary Inman (Hospitality focused) – 2 to 3 p.m.

    Tour will depart from the Top Floor of the Suites at Market Square

    Speaker: Gary Inman –Baskervill and The Art of Fine Living

    Sunday, Oct. 14

    C&D Highlights Tour with Michelle Nussbaumer – 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

    Tour will depart from the ground floor of the C&D Building

    Speaker: Michelle Nussbaumer – Ceylon et Cie

    Suite Spot Tour with Mikel Welch – 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

    Tour will depart from the Top Floor of the Suites at Market Square

    Speaker: Mikel Welch – Mikel Welch Designs

    Monday, Oct. 15

    Suite Spot Tour with Lauren Nicole – 2 to 3 p.m.

    Tour will depart from the Top Floor of the Suites at Market Square

    Speaker: Lauren Nicole – Lauren Nicole Designs

    Hamilton Highlights Tour with Lori Paranjape – 2:30 to 4 p.m.

    Tour will leave from Alden Parkes Seminar Room – 200 N. Hamilton St. - S Ct 110

    Speaker: Lori Paranjape – Mrs. Paranjape Interiors + Design

    Tuesday, Oct. 16

    Suite Spot Tour with Nancy Fire – 2 to 3 p.m.

    Tour will depart from the Top Floor of the Suites at Market Square

    Speaker: Nancy Fire - HGTV and Design Works International

    IMC Social Events

    Market Kickoff Party: Friday - 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

    • Center Stage between Showplace and Transportation Terminal
    • Co-Sponsored by Shelba D. Johnson Trucking and Global Shippers Association
    • Come join us as we celebrate the beginning of Fall High Point Market

    Showplace Complimentary Breakfast: Saturday – 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.

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

    Complimentary Gourmet Coffee: Saturday through Wednesday - 8 to 10 a.m.

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

    Afternoon Social: Friday through Tuesday – 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

    • C&D (floors 1-8; alternating days); IHFC (accessory floors, two, three, four & fourth floor on Main, seven, 10 and 11); SAMS (Suites and SALON)
    • Join us for complimentary beer and wine while you network with your peers throughout the IMC properties
    • Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt

    InterHall Martini Parties: Saturday through Tuesday – 4 to 6 p.m.

    • IHFC: InterHall first floor
    • Where Market Mixes! InterHall at IHFC. Specialty Martinis at four different locations throughout InterHall
    • Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt

    Complimentary Afternoon Bars: Saturday through Tuesday – 4 to 6 p.m.

    • 200 N. Hamilton Street (alternating floors); Market Square (floors one and two); Showplace (floors one, two and three)
    • Join us for beer and wine while you network with your peers throughout the IMC properties
    • Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt

    Happy Hour at The Antique & Design Center: Friday through Tuesday – 4 to 7 p.m.

    • Antique & Design Center of High Point, Market Square, G 7031 Salon
    • Make the last few hours of the day the best, with a taste of whiskey made in North Carolina, compliments of Troy & Sons Distillers, to accompany your Happy Hour shopping at The Antique & Design Center.

    Sunset on 3: Saturday to Tuesday – 5 to 7 p.m.

    • Showplace: Third floor balcony
    • Complimentary beer, wine and passed hors d'oeuvres
    • Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt

    Tuesday Night BBQ: Tuesday – 6 to 8 p.m.

    • Suites at Market Square Seminar Room (SAMS T-1014)
    • We’ll be serving our traditional southern style BBQ with all the sides. Enjoy food, friends, beer, wine and relax while listening to live entertainment
    • Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt

    For more information, go to http://www.imchighpointmarket.com/seminars-and-events/

    To register for Spring High Point Market, go to http://www.highpointmarket.org/register

    For travel information and to plan your Market, go to http://www.imchighpointmarket.com/plan-your-market/

    About International Market Centers, L.P.

    IMC, which Blackstone and Fireside Investments acquired in 2017, is the world's largest owner and operator of premier showroom space for the furnishings, home décor, gift and apparel industries, with nearly 20 million square feet of world-class exhibition space in High Point, N.C., Las Vegas, N.V., and Atlanta, G.A. The Company’s mission is to build and operate an innovative, sustainable, profitable and scalable platform for the furnishings, home décor, gift and apparel industries. For more information, please visit www.imcenters.com.

    Press Contacts:

    Cindy Hodnett, (336) 821-1548

    chodnett@imcenters.com

    Dallas Britt, (336) 821-1507

    dbritt@imcenters.com