Spring Market Highlights Include Return of Hospitality Design Studio and Rug Show
HIGH POINT, N.C. – (February 13, 2019) – New temporary exhibitors are adding to the breadth and depth of available resources in the Suites at Market Square (SAMS) for Spring 2019 High Point Market, running April 6 – April 10, 2019. The Suites at Market Square is home to SALON, the Rug Show and the Hospitality Design Studio.
“The Suites at Market Square is the premier temporary exhibit building at High Point Market with more than 300 temporary exhibitors in 300,000-plus square feet of space,” said JoAnn Miller-Marshall, president of tradeshow leasing for International Market Centers. “The Suites offer retailers and designers unprecedented access to an incredible assortment of cross-category product lines in every price point and design aesthetic.”
Suites at Market Square
Sixteen new exhibitors will be joining more than 300 tenants in the Suites at Market Square for Spring Market. April debuts include: Adelene Simple Cloth (fabric, pillows and linens); Art Floral Trading LLC (handcrafted ceramics); Big Ass Fans (residential fans); Benson-Cobb (mass produced gallery quality art); Bones Studio (furniture and industrial design); Funky Rock Designs (barware, home and garden accessories); Glass Unlimited (decorative glass); Kate Mesta (jewelry, dog tags, cuffs); Luxe West, Inc. (luxury goods, memorabilia, vintage collectibles); Manglam Arts (home furnishings, floor coverings); Pacart Home (paintings); Peak Season (casual furnishings); Tera Home (handcrafted furniture and home accessories); Tommy Mitchell (furniture, lighting, decorative wall and fleur); Uber Chic Home (European vintage furniture and collectibles) and Vikolino (healthy textile products).
"We are very excited to debut our decorative occasional table line at Spring Market," said Tina Powers, vice president of operations for Glass Unlimited. "We are based in High Point and attending this market seemed like a natural fit for us. We are excited to introduce our product to new designers and buyers this April."
Glass Unlimited is a leading decorative glass manufacturer with patented processes, techniques, and designs that offer a sophisticated blend of old-world craftsmanship, proficient design and cutting-edge technology.
The Suites at Market Square is also home to SALON, a curated design-focused selection of 50 fashion-forward companies featuring some of the latest designs in the furniture, lighting, rugs, wall art, home textile and decorative accessories categories. SALON newcomers include Austin Allen James (fine art, furniture and home decor); Bivona (fine nursery and kid’s furniture); Dana Gibson (decorative home accents); Decorum Home (home furnishings); Hammerton Studio (custom lighting); Ornis Gallery (boutique art publisher of Swedish, Anglo-Indian, French, and English collections); Paul Montgomery/Mural Sources (designer murals) and Windy O’Connor (contemporary art).
"Hammerton is thrilled to be showing our innovative lighting designs in SALON this April," said Levi Wilson, founder and vice president of design for Hammerton. "In the short time that we've been exhibiting in other High Point Market buildings, our product has garnered considered buzz and recognition, and our 2019 introductions are already generating excitement among our design clientele. Since Salon attracts buyers on the hunt for design-leading products, we feel it's the perfect exhibition location for Hammerton."
Hammerton is a custom lighting designer and manufacturer. Hammerton’s line includes indoor and outdoor ceiling and wall fixtures in a wide range of design-leading collections.
Hospitality Design Studio and The Rug Show Returning
For Spring Market, the Hospitality Design Studio and Rug Show will be returning to the Top Floor of the Suites at Market Square. Open on April 7 and April 8, the Hospitality Design Studio houses a grouping of the industry’s leading hospitality brands and products. Confirmed tenants to date include Culp Hospitality and Custom Contract Furnishings. The Rug Show, a non-profit industry association of global producers, importers and wholesalers of rugs, will bring a number of exhibitors to High Point Market.
Additionally, the Top Floor is a destination for a slate of educational opportunities, panel discussions and networking opportunities in the SAMS Seminar Room. CEU credits allow attendees to “learn and earn” while also discovering information about the latest trends. A convenient food court completes the Top Floor package, providing food, beverage and a convenient place to meet with industry contacts.
High Point Market is the largest furnishings industry trade show in the world, with more than 2,000 manufacturers in 11.5 million square feet of showroom and exhibit space in multiple buildings in downtown High Point, North Carolina. Each Market attracts tens of thousands of retail home furnishings buyers, interior designers, architects, and others in the home furnishings industry. International Market Centers owns the vast majority of the prime High Point Market showroom and exhibit real estate, which contain seventy percent of the exhibitors, including the majority of the top 500 manufacturers. Spring 2019 High Point Market runs April 6 – April 10, 2019. For more information, visit http://www.imchighpointmarket.com.
About International Market Centers, L.P.: International Market Centers, L.P. (IMC is the world’s largest operator of premier showroom space for furniture, gift, home décor, rug, and apparel industries. International Market Centers owns and operates nearly 20 million square feet of world-class exhibition space in High Point, N.C., Las Vegas and Atlanta. IMC’s mission is to build and operate an innovative, sustainable, profitable and scalable platform for the furniture, gift, home décor, rug, and apparel industries. For more information about IMC, visit http://imcenters.com/.
Cathy Steel, 203-340-9251
Dallas Britt, (336) 821-1507