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Network & Play: Third Night

Street performers, live bands, luxury limos, showroom tours with celebrity designers, and themed parties – when the Hamilton Wrenn neighborhood throws a block party, you want to be sure to block off the time on your schedule. And it’s an easy time slot to remember. Third Night happens on the Monday evening of Market. Write it down. And meet us there.

Get To The Point

Plug into all things Market at The Point. To find any showroom or event, just ask one of our on-site advisors. Join a roundtable discussion to gain insider tips from industry leaders. Connect with some of the biggest names in home fashion at our fun, informal meet and greet sessions. Open every day of Market Week, we’re conveniently located on Commerce Avenue, next to the main Transportation Terminal.

It’s All About Education

From the showrooms to the seminars, to informal gatherings with colleagues and peers, retails and design professionals find a nearly endless source of inspiration at Market. Whether you’re interested in the latest trends, better ways to run your business, or meeting the people who can bring your ideas to life, be sure to make seminars and events part of your Market planning.

Jake Jabs, Celebrating 100 Markets

Every spring and fall since he started his furniture career in the 1960s, Market has been a must for Jake Jabs. After opening American Furniture Warehouse in 1975, Jake saw High Point grow in importance, both to his business and the entire industry. Today, it’s the place where he can accomplish more than at any other furniture show in the world – the place where the action is.

Faces Of High Point Market: George Snead

When George Snead comes to Market, he doesn’t come alone. He brings a contingent of designers he serves at his Wakefield Design Center locations in Westchester County, NY and Fairfield County, CT. Some are first-time visitors, some have been making the trip with George for years. All will tell you that the inspirations and connections they make in High Point have a transformative effect on their businesses.

Faces Of High Point Market: Deb Barrett and Jackie Von Tobel

If the prospect of 11.5mm square feet of showroom space, spread across 180 buildings sounds daunting, you’re right. It is. That’s where long-time Market mavens Deb Barrett and Jackie Von Tobel can help. Their VIP Market Experience not only makes your first trip to Market a great one, they show you how to make High Point a productive, profitable, and inspiring part of your business.

A Brilliant Pairing

Take a tour through the new 18-piece collection from Detroit designer Corey Damen Jenkins. Inspired by the fashion runway and international influences, and crafted by first-time High Point exhibitor Hudson Valley lighting, Jenkins’ designs add a beautiful touch of modernity to traditional forms, creating a collection that is hip, chic, sexy, and perfectly put-together.

Connecting At Market

With up to 15 parties happening each night at Market, there is always someplace to meet the movers and shakers in home fashion. At Fall Market 2017, the Jamie Drake launch at Theodore Alexander, the Galerie magazine party at Bernhardt, and The Mine after-party at the Proximity Hotel’s Printworks Bistro were just a few of the highlights.

Ideas Power Growth At Market

Exploring the seminars of Fall Market 2017, Jaye Anna Mize the latest best practices in business management, new ways to use color, exciting new technologies, and a data-based look at what consumers will be wanting next. For a look at the ideas and inspirations coming to the next Market, keep your eye on the Events section of highpointmarket.org.

Let’s Explore

With more than 2,000 exhibitors spread over 13 city blocks, you know you haven’t seen all there is to Market. But where do you start? And how? Start with our Field Guide. Available at every Information Booth, The Point, in many exhibitor showrooms, and online at highpointmarket.org, this handy booklet breaks Market down into 8 neighborhoods, and shows you some of the major multi-tenant buildings, exhibitors, fun spots, and places to eat.

Faces of High Point Market: Gary Inman

In High Point, Gary Inman can see more products than at any other show on earth. That alone would be a huge advantage. Even better, he gets to meet with his suppliers’ executive and creative teams, and form business relationships that are essential to the success of his design projects and practice.

Product Hunt: Badgley Mischka

Mark Badgley and James Mischka built their stellar reputations on the red carpets of Hollywood awards shows. Now, in their latest venture, Badgley Mischka Home, they come to High Point to present a gorgeous collection of glamorous furnishings. When they’re not minding their own showroom, they like to explore the Aladdin’s Cave of Market, where they find a treasure chest of everything you could ever want for your home.

Faces Of High Point Market: Sandra Nash

Specializing in show homes for builders, Toronto-based designer Sandra Nash creates lifestyle stages that allow people to see themselves living in her clients’ homes. Importing more than $1 million of furniture each year, she comes to High Point to gain a competitive edge in product sourcing, and to develop business relationships that can only be built at the Market that sets the tone for the whole industry.

Style Spotters Trend Predictions

What do our Style Spotters see when they gaze into their crystal balls? Will handcrafted, artisanal looks move to the fore? Where will we find balance between traditional and contemporary styles, bold organic patterns and soft refined details,, robust colors and pastel hues? And as technology is now a more important a part of our lives, will it also become a more integral part of our furnishings? Among all these possibilities, one thing is certain – the shape of the future will take form at Spring High Point Market, April 14-18.

Meet The 2018 Style Spotters

It’s a new year, and our new Style Spotters team is excited to track the trends and spotlight the looks that are defining home fashion. Join us as we extend a heartfelt High Point welcome to Michel Smith Boyd, Mary Douglas Drysdale, Stacy Garcia, Bria Hammel, Jeffrey Johnson, Justine Macfee, Holly Hollingsworth Phillips, and Sarah Walker – your 2018 Style Spotters!

My Scoop: Carrier and Company

Husband and wife team Jesse Carrier and Mara Miller experienced their first High Point Market in Spring 2017. Now, they can’t wait to get back. Among the things they’re excited to see are the new outdoor collection by Thomas O’Brien for Century, a new console from Muranti, inspired by John Royer, and the Casa Blanca bed from Badgley Mischka.

The Scott Brothers Arrive In High Point

Scott Living Founders and HGTV’s Property Brothers stars Drew and Jonathan Scott came to High Point to tap into the brand building power of Market. Here, they share their first impressions of the mecca for everything furniture, as they find the people, connections, ideas, and inspirations to build their new lifestyle brand.

My Scoop: Jeffrey Bilhuber

Preeminent American interior and product designer Jeffrey Bilhuber shares his highlights for the upcoming Fall 2017 High Point Market. At the top of his list are the return of Bunny Williams, and the arrival of the independently minded Maggie Cruz. Of course, he’s also looking forward to showing his own line at Henredon, and the excitement of discovering the unexpected.

A Day In My Shoes At High Point Market

Follow the Traditional Home team as they explore stunning new collections from leading brands and designers. Highlights include the new Barry Benton collection for Highland House, an eclectic mix of new introductions from Lee Industries, the new David Phoenix line for Hickory Chair, the Jeffrey Bilhuber collection for Henredon, finishing with the latest from Kate Spade at E.J. Victor.

A Day In My Shoes, Part 2

After a busy day touring new product launches, Tori Mellott, Sr. Design and Markets Editor for Traditional Home, is just getting started. Join Tori as she tours the new Barbara Barry launch at the Baker showroom, moderates a panel discussion at C. R. Laine, and finishes her day at the gorgeous Pandora’s Manor, recently redesigned by Eastern Accents owner Ridvan Tatargil, and featuring the work of world-class designers Alexa Hampton, Barclay Butera, Celerie Kemble, and Tobi Fairley.

So, You Want To Be A Style Spotter

Find out what being a Style Spotter involves, what it can do for you, and how to be considered for a spot on the team.

Great Brands. Great Products. Great People.

There really is nowhere else on earth where you can see this many exhibitors, experience all of the latest new products, uncover the ideas that are shaping home fashion, and meet the people who move our industry forward.

What is High Point Market?

Find out what makes High Point Market a must-see event. Experience just some of the energy and excitement of fashion week for home furnishings.

Your Personal Map to Market

Take the easy route through Market with the MyMarket app. Select the showrooms you want to see; save your choices for anytime, anywhere access; and sync your computer and iPhone with this powerful technology. Then, when you get to Market, let the app guide from building to building (and showroom to showroom inside IHFC, 220 Elm, and the Center Point buildings on Hamilton, Manning, Centennial, and Russell).