DesignOnHPMKT Webinars, Seminars & Events

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  • The 2021 WOW Awards 10/15/2021

    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM | IHFC's - Green Wing, 11th floor, International Ballroom

    Speakers:

    Event Type: Social, Networking

    Plan to join us as we honor our WOW Award recipients from 2020 and 2021 with a gala event. WithIt's WOW Awards are the only industry awards that specifically recognize and honor women and those who elevate women in our industry. All High Point Market attendees are invited to join us in this special evening. WithIt members receive a discount on ticket purchases until August 30th. **Tables will be sold as tables of 12 which will be seated as 2 tables of 6.

    WithIt Vision Sponsor: International Market Centers.

    For more information, visit:

    https://www.withit.org/withit-events.aspx

    WOW Awards

     

    Sponsored By:

    WithIt 

  • Suite Spot Tour with Andre’ Jordan Hilton 10/16/2021

    2:30 PM - 3:30 PM | Tour will depart from the DesignOn HPMKT by IMC Designer Lounge, Top Floor of SAMS (SAMS T-646)

    Speakers: Andre' Jordan Hilton - JORDANHILTON Interiors

    Event Type: Educational, Tour, Networking

    Andre' Jordan Hilton

    To get a first-hand look at what nationally recognized designer, Andre’ Jordan Hilton, known for his tailored curated style, Principal Designer and Founder of Atlanta based JORDANHILTON Interiors, has found as new resources at IMC High Point Market this fall, by spending an hour on an intimate guided tour with them. Join Andre’ as he introduces you to his favorite product and exhibitor finds, through all three floors of The Suites at Market Square – showcasing what’s new and innovative. 

    Sponsored by DesignOn HPMKT by IMC.

    RSVP required.

    Register for Tour Here!

    Andre' Jordan Hilton

     Andre’ Jordan Hilton, JORDANHILTON Interiors

     @andre_jordan_hilton

     The astounding principal designer on the rise, Andre’ Jordan Hilton is well known for his tailored curated style.  Infusing each space he designs with heavy textures and quiet layers, he carefully marries each unique piece to the next, forming extraordinary fashionably elegant, bold and eclectic retreats.  With his background studies in Architecture, Hilton possesses a bold and creative eye for exploring the unknown. His pension for fashion is a priority when tailoring rooms to fit the bodies that dwell there.  He believes being timeless is key when infusing fashion into his clients homes. Hilton was recently awarded as one of the TOP 20 African American Interior Designers in the country.  He has worked as the design consultant for HGTV’s hit series “Flipping Virgins” helping the show transform numerous homes into show stopping investments.  As one of Atlanta’s leading designers, his impeccable style and flair, bring a fresh new wind to the world of design. 

    Sponsored By:

    Black Interior Designers Network (BIDN)

  • Suite Spot Tour with Arianne Bellizaire 10/17/2021

    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM | Tour will depart from the DesignOn HPMKT by IMC Designer Lounge, Top Floor of SAMS (SAMS T-646)

    Speakers: Arianne Bellizaire - Arianne Bellizaire Interiors

    Event Type: Educational, Tour, Networking

    Arianne Bellizaire

    To get a first-hand look at what  nationally featured and award-winning designer, Arianne Bellizaire, Baton Rouge-based interior designer and founder of Arianne Bellizaire Interiors, has found as new resources at IMC High Point Market this fall, by spending an hour on an intimate guided tour with them. Join Arianne as she introduces you to her favorite product and exhibitor finds, through all three floors of The Suites at Market Square – showcasing what’s new and innovative. 

    Sponsored by DesignOn HPMKT by IMC.

    RSVP required.

    Register for Tour Here!

    Arianne Bellizaire

    Arianne Bellizaire, Arianne Bellizaire Interiors

    @ariannebellizaireinteriors

    Award-winning, Baton Rouge-based interior designer Arianne Bellizaire is a certified True Colour Expert® who inspires her design clients and readers with her warmth, positivity, and creative problem-solving skills. Her blog was a two-time nominee for the Amara Interior Blog Awards and is currently listed as one of the Modenus Top 100 Influential Blogs. Her work and expertise have been featured in Forbes, Rue Daily, House Beautiful, Good Housekeeping, Business of Home, and USA Today. Arianne has been a featured designer for several tours, including High Point Style Spotters, a highlighted speaker on panel discussions, and a member of the Black Interior Designers Network (BIDN). Also, she has business mentorships for those seeking to improve their design brands.

    Sponsored By:

    Black Interior Designers Network (BIDN)

  • Women Leaders of Design - Mix & Mingle 10/17/2021

    2:00 PM - 3:30 PM | DesignOn HPMKT by IMC Designer Lounge, Top Floor of SAMS (SAMS T-646)

    Speakers: Nancy Fire - Design Works International
    Kelli Ellis - Kelli Ellis & Ronati
    Victoria Sanchez - Victoria at Home
    Stacy Garcia - Stacy Garcia, Inc.
    Jane Dagmi - Designers Today
    Gary Inman - Gary Inman Home Couture

    Event Type: Social, Networking

    Nancy Fire Kelli Ellis Victoria Sanchez Stacy Garcia Jane Dagmi Gary Inman

    Following our discussion of Women Leaders in Design, don’t miss this time to meet them and learn how to be involved with Women Leadership Development Network (WithIt). Stay and network with your peers during this celebration!
    Mingle with these future design icons: Kelli Ellis, Nancy Fire, Stacy Garcia, Victoria Sanchez, Jane Dagmi and Gary Inman.

    Sponsored by DesignOn HPMKT by IMC in partnership with WithIt

    Register Here for Event!

    WithIt

    Sponsored By:

    WithIt

  • TrendWatch Tour (Returning!) 10/17/2021

    2:30 PM - 4:00 PM | Suites at Market Square Trendwatch Display (Ground Floor)

    Speakers: Julie Smith Vincenti - Nine Muses Media

    Event Type: Tour Onsite

    Julie Smith Vincenti

    TrendWatch: Fall 2021

    DesignOn HPMKT by IMC's TrendWatch program expands again this market onsite with the return of our Trendwatch Tour, to give attendees an inside look at leading trends shaping the home furnishings industry. Join home furnishings trend forecaster, creative director and curator Julie Smith Vincenti of Nine Muses Media, as she leads attendees through the three key design directions she predicts will most impact the home furnishings market in the future. The tour will visit the three TrendWatch displays within IMC properties: Suites at Market Square Lobby, The walkway between IHFC and Showplace near the Transportation Terminal and IHFC Green Lobby.

     Presented by DesignOn HPMKT by IMC.

    Register Here for Tour!

     

     

    Sponsored By:

  • Second Night- A Progressive Gala 10/17/2021

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

    Speakers:

    Event Type: Social, Networking

    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.

    Second Night

    Sponsored By:

  • Seize This Moment Induction Celebration 10/17/2021

    5:30 PM - 10:30 PM | Sheraton Greensboro at Four Seasons

    Speakers:

    Event Type: Social, Networking

    Focused on celebrating the exceptional leadership of the men and women who have helped build and define the home furnishings industry, SEIZE THIS MOMENT 2021 is a call to lead by fostering an environment that encourages and inspires future leaders. As part of the Foundation's new initiative, the keynote address pays tribute to our new Hall of Fame inductees as they receive the industry’s most prestigious honor at the industry’s greatest networking event. For more information and tickets: https://www.homefurnishingshalloffame.com/seizethismoment2020 

     Home Furnishings Hall of Fame

    Sponsored By:

    American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame

  • Suite Spot Tour with Gary Inman & Zachary Hodgin 10/18/2021

    10:30 AM - 11:30 AM | Tour will depart from the DesignOn HPMKT by IMC Designer Lounge, Top Floor of SAMS (SAMS T-646)

    Speakers: Gary Inman - Gary Inman Home Couture
    Zachary Hodgin - Gary Inman Home Couture

    Event Type: Educational, Tour, Networking

    Gary Inman Zachary Hodgin

    To get a first-hand look at what nationally recognized designer and hospitality expert Gary Inman, President & Principal Designer of Gary Inman Home Couture, and Founder & CEO of Grace Purchasing, along with designer Zachary Hodgin, of Gary Inman Home Couture, have found to be new resources at IMC High Point Market this fall, by spending an hour on an intimate guided tour with them. Join Gary & Zachary as they introduce you to their favorite hospitality & design finds, through all three floors of The Suites at Market Square – showcasing what’s new and innovative.

    Sponsored by DesignOn HPMKT by IMC.

    RSVP required.

    Register for Tour Here!

    Gary Inman & Zachary Hodgin

    Gary Inman & Zachary Hodgin, Gary Inman Home Couture

    @garyinman & @zach_hodgin_design

    About Gary Inman: In addition to his work as an interior designer, Gary holds positions on the Advisory Board of the Interior Design Department of High Point University, as well as the boards of the Bienenstock Furniture Library, and the International Society of Furniture Designers (ISFD). He is a sought-after speaker at various design trade events, and serves as an advisor to the High Point Market Style Spotters. A proponent of innovative entrepreneurs, he works as a brand ambassador for 60 Grit Studio, and on the Advisory Board for Ronati, a leading E-Commerce site for Antiques and Collectibles. He has contributed to several books about design, and his work has been featured in Verandah, House Beautiful, Elle Décor, The Washington Post, Boutique Design, and Hospitality Design.

    About Zach Hodgin: Launching his design career in 2012 as a stylist for a leading home furnishings photography studio, Hodgin developed vignettes for brands such as Macy’s, Horchow for Neiman Marcus, and Michael Amini. As his career progressed, he advanced into showroom styling and merchandising for leading luxury home furnishings brands, including Birmingham’s own Gabby Home. He began working as an interior designer in 2017, at the Julian Price Designer Showhouse for Southern Home Magazine. His current practice spans the full range of the design discipline, from presentation to development, specifying, overseeing delivery, installation, styling, and accessorizing. At the 2021 Fall High Point Market, Zach will be the subject of an important exhibit, The Eye and The Hand, at the Bienenstock Furniture Library, American’s largest collection of books on design.

    Sponsored By:

  • 25th Annual ISFD Pinnacle Awards® Celebration 10/18/2021

    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM | COHAB.SPACE

    Speakers:

    Event Type: Social, Networking

    Winning a Pinnacle Award® is the highest product design honor in the home furnishings industry. The Pinnacle Awards were created in April 1995 by the ISFD board of directors to promote design quality and encourage the recognition of furniture designers within the retail home furnishings industry. This year marks the award’s 25th anniversary celebration! Awards will be given in 24 categories of furniture, accessories, lighting and textiles. Join our keynote speaker and the who’s who of our industry’s design talent for this extraordinary gathering. Cocktail reception starts at 6pm, and Pinnacle Presentations start at 7pm.

    For more information visit:

    https://asfd.app.neoncrm.com/np/clients/asfd/event.jsp?event=557&

    ISFD

    Sponsored By:

    International Society of Furniture Designers

  • WithIt Student Mentoring Day 2021 10/20/2021

    8:00 AM - 1:00 PM | DesignOn HPMKT by IMC Seminar Room (SAMS T-922)

    Speakers: Nancy Fire - Design Works International

    Event Type: Educational, Social, Networking

    Nancy Fire

    Student mentoring during High Point Market. Dynamic program featuring Nancy Fire, roundtables and showroom tours for university students in home and furnishings related majors. Nancy Fire, co-founder and creative director of  Design Works International, will be the guest speaker this fall. Round Table Discussions: You will attend 2 on a variety of industry topics. Following the Roundtables we will begin showroom tours. Learn what retail buyers look for and think about while walking the showroom. Ending  our day will be a networking lunch with your tour group. WithIt will secure passes for students who register for student mentoring day no later than October 4, 2021.

    Please have students register at:

     https://www.withit.org/EventRegistrationGeneral.aspx?event_id=514 

    Student passes cannot be printed at any of the registration desks.

    Nancy FireWithIt

    Sponsored By:

    WithIt

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 Market is all about product and trends, but our extensive list of educational seminars and signature programming offers 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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