DesignOnHPMKT Virtual Seminars & Events

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  • MARKET INSIGHTS: 2021 The Year of Wellness: Healthy Home Products & Trends that Can Drive Sales 04/07/2021

    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM | IMC-DesignOnHPMKT Webinar via ZOOM

    Speakers: Angela Harris - TRIO, Inc.
    Allan Share - Spa Industry Association
    Lisa Kahn - Finding Sanctuary & Lisa Kahn Designs
    Patti Biro - Patti Biro and Associates
    Lenise Willis - Gifts & Decorative Accessories

    Event Type: Educational, Webinar

    Angela Harris Allan Share Lisa Kahn Patti Biro Lenise Willis

    MARKET INSIGHTS

    All signs point to continued and increased consumer interest in all things health and wellness in 2021, underscoring a golden opportunity for retailers and designers. Learn more about products that help your customers achieve a sense of well-being in every room, and see why many industry experts think health and wellness could be a significant influence in the home furnishings and gift industries for years to come. Special guests include Angela Harris, CEO & Principal of TRIO, Inc.; Allan Share, President of Spa Industry Association; Lisa Kahn, Founder & Creator of Finding Sanctuary and Lead Designer & CEO of Lisa Kahn Designs; and Patti Biro, author, owner & founder of Patti Biro and Associates. They will join Lenise Willis, Editor in Chief of Gifts & Decorative Accessories, as moderator. A question-and-answer segment will follow. 

    There will also be a special giveaway from Finding Sanctuary!

    (1 CEU)

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    Presented by IMC in partnership with Gifts & Decorative Accessories

    2021 - The Year of Wellness

    Sponsored By:

    In partnership with Gifts & Decorative Accessories

  • Reality Shifts: What Consumers Want and How They Want It 04/21/2021

    4:00 PM - 5:00 pm | IMC-DesignOnHPMKT Webinar via ZOOM

    Speakers: Dawn Brinson - The Media Matters

    Event Type: Educational, Webinar

    Dawn Brinson

    As homeowners and other consumers settle into new behaviors and preferences industry expert Dawn Brinson will offer the latest research and anecdotal insights into those shifting realities and how you can use that information to more effectively market your products and services.  We will explore growing opportunities for designers and home and gift specialists to connect with buyers across the spectrum from the affluent to the affordable.

    (1 CEU)

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    In partnership with Dawn Brinson, The Media Matters

    Dawn Brinson The Media Matters

    Sponsored By:

    The Media Matters

  • MARKET INSIGHTS: Back to Business: Attracting Buyers to In Person Visits 05/12/2021

    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM | IMC-DesignOnHPMKT Webinar via ZOOM

    Speakers: Clint Engel - Home News Now
    Ron Bailey - Bailey’s Furniture
    Randy Coconis - Coconis Furniture
    Donna McCollough - Dove Christian Supply
    Paul Zang - The Cook’s Warehouse

    Event Type: Educational, Webinar

    Clint Engel Ron Bailey Randy Coconis Donna McCollough Paul Zang

    MARKET INSIGHTS

    With business returning and restrictions easing, we all want to do what we can to bring back the consumer experience into our stores. Learn from these retailers how they have maintained and increased in-store buying, merchandising tips and incentives for their storefronts. Retail experts joining this discussion include Ron Bailey, owner of Bailey’s Furniture; Randy Coconis, President of Coconis Furniture; Donna McCollough, Co-Owner of Dove Christian Supply; Paul Zang, Retail Manager for The Cook’s Warehouse, and Clint Engel, Editor In Chief of Home News Now, as moderator. A question-and-answer segment will follow.

    (1 CEU)

    Presented by IMC in partnership with Home News Now

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    MARKET INSIGHTS: Back to Business

     

    Sponsored By:

    Home News Now

  • Shining a Spotlight on Product Design 05/20/2021

    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM | IMC-DesignOnHPMKT Webinar via ZOOM

    Speakers: Chase Ryan - Chase Ryan Furniture
    Aimee Kurzner - Currey & Company
    Stephen Elton - Brown Jordan
    Fred Spector - Savannah College of Art and Design®, SCAD & Frederic Spector Design Studio
    John Conrad - International Society of Furniture Designers (ISFD)

    Event Type: Educational, Webinar

    Chase Ryan Aimee Kurzner Stephen Elton Fred Spector John Conrad

    Is it form or is it function? What are the most important factors in noteworthy product designs? Join us as our panel of industry innovators offer insight into the journey of creating enduring designs that create consumer excitement and drive sales. Discussion panelists include Chase Ryan, product designer and founder of Chase Ryan Furniture; Aimee Kurzner, Director of Furniture at Currey & Company; Stephen Elton, Chief Brand Officer of Brown Jordan; Fred Spector, Associate Chair Furniture Design at Savannah College of Art and Design®, SCAD and owner of Frederic Spector Design Studio; and moderated by John Conrad, Executive Director of International Society of Furniture Designers (ISFD). A question-and-answer segment will follow.

    (1 CEU)

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    Presented by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt in partnership with ISFD

    ISFD

    Sponsored By:

    International Society of Furniture Designers (ISFD)

  • TrendWatch Spring 2021 05/26/2021

    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM | IMC-DesignOnHPMKT Webinar via ZOOM

    Speakers: Julie Smith Vincenti - Nine Muses Media

    Event Type: Educational, Webinar

    Julie Smith Vincenti

    TrendWatch: Spring 2021

    IMC's highly anticipated TrendWatch program continues for High Point Market this spring, offering an inside look at leading trends shaping the home furnishings industry. These trends will be brought to you in partnership with home furnishings trend forecaster, editor and curator Julie Smith Vincenti of Nine Muses Media.

    The big picture trends are influenced by consumer insights and creative intelligence from the interiors, fashion and consumer product arenas. Julie will offer insight into how these trends will influence interior décor and product designs for furniture, upholstery, fabrics, decorative accessories, and more. This TrendWatch webinar will give designers the inspiration and creative insight to meet the needs of their clients in the years to come.

    (1 CEU)

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  • MARKET INSIGHTS: Cross-Merchandising for the Win 06/16/2021

    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM | IMC-DesignOnHPMKT Webinar via ZOOM

    Speakers: Caroline Hipple - HB2 & Norwalk Furniture
    Stephanie Lena - Lena Design
    Carrie Gillispie Cox - Klaussner Furniture
    Dawn Brinson - The Media Matters

    Event Type: Educational, Webinar

     Caroline Hipple Stephanie Lena Carrie Gillispie Cox Dawn Brinson

    MARKET INSIGHTS

    Are you the go-to one-stop-shop for your customer? If not, why not? The time is right to find out how you can be the primary source for all things home with your clients while also growing your bottom line with expanded sales potential.  Esteemed panelists include Caroline Hipple, founding partner of HB2 and President of Norwalk Furniture; Stephanie Lena, furniture designer and owner of Lena Design; Carrie Gillispie Cox, Director of Creative Design at Klaussner Furniture and moderated by Dawn Brinson, Vice President of Strategic Marketing for The Media Matters. A question-and-answer segment will follow. 

    (1 CEU)

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    Presented by IMC in partnership with International Society of  Furniture Designers

    ISFD

     

    Sponsored By:

    International Society of  Furniture Designers (ISFD)

  • MARKET INSIGHTS: Merging Digital & In-Person Markets 07/07/2021

    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM | IMC-DesignOnHPMKT Webinar via ZOOM

    Speakers: Mary Moore - The Cook’s Warehouse & IMC_di

    Event Type: Educational, Webinar

    Mary Moore

    MARKET INSIGHTS

    Successful sourcing pairs the latest introductions with available, in-stock product and is a hybrid of onsite and online activities. Join Mary Moore of The Cook’s Warehouse as she presents key retail strategies for combining physical markets with digital tools to keep customers coming back for more throughout the year. A question-and-answer segment will follow.

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    MARKET INSIGHTS: Merging Digital and In-Person Markets

     IMC_di

     

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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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