Exclusive Seminars & Events Slated For High Point Market

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/

Author: Sally James

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