High Point Fall 2017 Events

The World’s Home for Home Furnishings

Don’t miss out on the most exceptional, inspiring buying experience of 2017! The High Point Market in North Carolina is the largest furnishings industry trade show in the world, bringing more than 75,000 people to High Point every six months. With 180 buildings and more than 2,000 exhibitors, if you can’t find it in High Point…it probably doesn’t exist. We represent 9 of the best multi-category showrooms at High Point Market. You will be able to shop everything you need for all of your projects by visiting our 9 trusted vendors. All of your questions regarding High Point Market can be answered on their website HERE.

VISIT OUR SHOWROOMS TO EXPERIENCE THE BEST LINES AT HIGH POINT MARKET:

Arteriors Home

IHFC H320 | Hamilton

DV Kap Home

IHFC-D335 | Design Center

CFC & Noir

114 S. Elm St.

Jaipur Living

Showplace 3300

Leftbank Art

IHFC | H304 | Hamilton Wing

Mirror Image Home

 IHFC, H241, Hamilton Wing

Noir & CFC

IHFC | IH002 | InterHall Wing

Phillips Collection

IHFC | C202 | Commerce Wing

Worlds Away

IHFC | IH500 | InterHall Wing

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Why You Simply Must Make It To Market

Read the benefits of coming to High Point go well beyond the world’s greatest product selection – READ HERE

Written by Gail Doby, ASID – a business transformation coach and consultant to interior design firms that are ready to earn more profit more easily.

Plan For High Point

Simplify your travel plans and make the most of your market by booking accommodations through High Point Market and using their other online tools: www.highpointmarket.org 

Read High Point Market Authority’s “7 Steps to De-stress You Market Planning” HERE.

What to Pack

Clothing: North Carolina is beautiful in October! Last year was an average of 65 degrees during the daytime. It does get chilly in the morning and at night time, so make sure to layer as events at High Point can go late! Take sure to wear comfortable light clothing that showcases your style and personality but FORGO THE HEELS – at least during the day. You will be on your feet, walking all day long and wearing heels is the biggest rookie mistake for these trade shows. However, there are so many designer parties during the evenings at market, or you may get invited to a nice dinner right after the show. So, bring at least one nice pair of shoes in case, which you could keep in your bag or car during the day.

Carrying With You: Many designers decide to bring a large bag, or small rolling bag/suitcase instead of a purse. Not only will you want to bring with you your own business materials but throughout market you will be gathering catalogs and other items from the vendors. Inside your bag make sure to bring:

  • A large stack of business cards
  • Copy of your business licenses
  • Address labels including email, to ensure your info is correct on order forms as well as to save time
  • Credit references: vendors will require if you request terms for your initial order
  • Shopping list including budget with dollars divided by product category
  • Purchase record: so you have a reference what will arrive at your store, and when
  • Credit card stickers: save time and secure special offers i.e. free shipping, discounts, dating”
  • Miscellaneous
    • Make storage space on your phone for photos
    • Extra battery for your phone
    • Advil, band aids
    • Snacks — Most showrooms will be offering complimentary food and drinks throughout the day so take advantage of that!

Successful designers are not creating their success sitting and waiting for business. They are getting out, networking, learning, and thriving through interaction with industry peers, taste-makers, and like minded professionals. This is also a great opportunity to not only network at fun social parties, but attend education events as well. Learn from industry expects and earn continued education units if you need them.

HPMKT App

The High Point Market Authority has updated and enhanced its My Market app for this upcoming fall market. Using GPS technology for building-to-building blue dot navigation, users can map a route from their current location to specific exhibitors’ showroom. Additionally, the app features indoor mapping technology within 6 popular buildings, guiding users step-by-step and floor-by-floor to their selected showroom.

Beyond mapping, the app also allows users to review the event calendar and search exhibitors by applying various filters, including category, style, price point, options, building and country. Now updated with fall market data, both exhibitors and events can be added to a personalized plan by creating a My Market account, which is also accessible through the High Point Market website. DOWNLOAD THE FREE APP

Dining

Check out Home Accent Today’s Guide on dining in the surrounding areas during the market.

Secrets

Learn all of the secrets to make your shopping experience at High Point Market easier.


EVENTS

 

Friday, October 13th

 

Phillips Collection – PreMarket Warehouse Event

All Day
916 Finch Ave, High Point, NC 27263

*Shuttle service available from IHFC C202

Visit the sprawling Phillips Collection warehouse the day before market to see the full assortment of one-of-a-kind tables and sculptures and grab yours before they’re all gone!

Leftbank Art – Silent Auctions

October 13 – 18th | All Day
IHFC, H304, Hamilton

Silent auction with 100% proceeds to support Hurricane Harvey and Irma Relief Funds. Bids accepted during High Point Market, October 13 – 18. To be auctioned is a signed original painting by Kelly O’Neal (retail value $3,000). Leftbank Art will also match the highest bidder with a contribution to the relief funds. Kelly O’Neal will match the highest bidder with a contribution to Paw Huggers Animal Rescue. Please visit their showroom for more information and to place bids.


Saturday, October 14th

Leftbank Art – Ribbon Cutting & Mimosas

10 AM
IHFC, H304, Hamilton

To celebrate their showroom expansion, join Leftbank Art for a ribbon cutting celebrated with Mimosas to start the morning. Join them again in the afternoon for Bloody Mary’s and hors-d’oeuvres.

Phillips Collection Industry Mixer

4pm – 8pm
IHFC, C202, Commerce, Floor 2
Phillips Collection is gearing up for opening night of market with a bang! Come by Saturday between 4pm & 8pm for to Phillips Collections’ famous networking event Meatballs, Moonshine and a Pork Belly Carving Station. The event is open to all and was established to help create connections. RSVP to the Event

Sunday, October 15th


Noir CFC – Shine By Design Brunch

11 AM – 1 PM
114 S. Elm Street, High Point NC

In honor of their 3rd annual ‘Shine By Design’ photo contest, Noir will be hosting a brunch at their CFC showroom on Elm Street during High Point Fall Market. All High Point attendees are welcome to attend the free brunch and enjoy champagne, mimosas and a buffet before taking on Sunday shopping at market. The three winners of the ‘Shine By Design’ contest will be publicly announced at this soiree. Guests will be able to view all of the submissions for this year’s photo contest as well as the opportunity to shop over 100 new introductions!
*Parking is available in the back of our CFC building or on surrounding streets.

Arteriors Brunch

11am – 2pm

IHFC, H320, Hamilton, Floor 3

Join Arteriors for brunch to see the latest from celebrated designer Barry Dixon’s collection.

Get Painted with Jaipur Living

3 – 5 PM
Showplace 3300

Come get india chic with Henna & cocktails along with a tour of Jaipur Living’s Eco-Friendly products in their showroom.

RSVP HERE

Leftbank Art – Cocktail Party

4 PM
IHFC, H304, Hamilton

To celebrate their showroom expansion, join Leftbank Art for a fun cocktail party, which will include a DJ, photo booth, and an iPad raffle. Enjoy french martinis and Thai cuisine.

Worlds Away – Champagne Celebration

4 PM
IHFC, IH500

To celebrate Worlds Away annual photo contest, join them in their showroom for champagne with their celebrity judges, Susan Feldman (Co-Founder of One Kings Lane), Christopher Kennedy, and Meg Braff.
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Tuesday, October 17th

Design From Scratch

3 – 5 PM
Showplace 3300

Soft Design Lab will be offering a continued education event for CEU credit in Jaipur Living’s High Point Market Showroom. With insight from CEO Asha Chaudhary, Design from Scratch: Stories Behind the Creative Path will focus on understanding and creating compelling design product narratives in the design industry.

RSVP HERE


MORE MARKET EVENTS

Saturday, October 14th

Leftbank Art – Expansion Celebration

  • 8 am Open/omelet station
  • 10 am Ribbon cutting & Mimosas
  • 11:30 – 1 pm Lunch served
  • 4 pm Afternoon cocktails & Hors D’oeuvres
  • 5 pm Raffle

Sunday, October 15th

Noir – Happy Hour | 3 – 4 PM
Phillips Collection – Potato Martini Bar Party | 4 – 8 PM

Monday, October 16th

Noir – Happy Hour | 3 – 4 PM
Phillips Collection – Mediterranean Monday Party | 4 – 8 PM
Leftbank Art – Afternoon Mojito’s and hors-d’oeuvres

Tuesday, October 17th

 Phillips Collection – Chili Bar Party | 4 – 8 PM

One Response

  1. barbara grushow
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    See you there!

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