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Apr 10, 2023 - High Point Market

HPMA Announces Instagram Takeover for Spring Market

HIGH POINT, N.C., Apr. 10, 2023 – For its biannual Instagram Takeover series, High Point Market Authority (HPMA) names a selection of design influencers who will produce content for the trade show’s official Instagram page (@highpointmarket) during Spring Market, Apr. 22 - 26. This season’s Instagram Takeover guests were selected for their expertise, taste, and influence in the interior design sector.

Mar 27, 2023 - High Point Market

Design Influencers Tour Team and Sponsors Named for Spring Market

HIGH POINT, N.C., Mar. 27, 2023 – The High Point Market Authority (HPMA) and Esteem Media announce this season’s team and sponsors for its biannual two-day Design Influencers Tour at Spring Market. Meeting criteria set forth by the partner organizations in an application process, 10 design influencers from across the U.S. have been named to tour sponsoring showrooms at High Point Market.

Mar 22, 2023 - High Point Market

HPMA Announces New Tours for Buyers at Spring Market

HIGH POINT, N.C., Mar. 22, 2023 – The High Point Market Authority (HPMA) grows its guided showroom tour offering for first-time and returning buyers this season, with two new tours—a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)-focused showroom tour and the Design Edge x High Point Showroom Tour—adding to its popular Hot Spot and Insiders Tour series for Spring Market, April 21-24. Six Hot Spot Tours scheduled over three days, Saturday through Monday, are open to registered High Point Market buyers who RSVP for the space-limited events. On these tours, buyers may choose to focus on exhibitors with products suitable for hospitality design projects, or to identify antiques and vintage furnishings resellers. Also available, the Science in Design tour will connect health and wellness concerns to furnishings, and celebrated interior designer Cheryl Luckett will guide buyers through her favorite showrooms.

Mar 13, 2023 - High Point Market

High Point Market Authority Announces Spring Market Events at The Point

HIGH POINT, N.C., Mar. 13, 2023 – The High Point Market Authority (HPMA) announces its Spring Market programming and events scheduled for HPMA’s branded pop-up venue The Point, which operates daily from Friday, Apr. 21, to Wednesday, Apr. 26. The Point is a nexus for High Point Market programming organized by HPMA, including educational events and industry mixers. The temporary venue is centrally located on the Market campus to serve as a daily lunch spot, lounge, and a guest services center, where Market Advisors are on hand to provide information and guidance regarding the trade show. First-time and new buyers are encouraged to visit The Point for in-person seminars and other support. On opening day, Marisa Wilson, author of ‘The Cool Girl's Guide to High Point Market,’ will offer up tips for navigating the trade show, along with interior designers Amber Guyton and Isabel Ladd. The hour-long presentation will begin at 2pm on Fri., April 21, and is followed by a New Buyer Mixer social event, starting at 3pm. A well-rounded schedule of events is on tap for Spring Market, providing business insights, trend reports, and networking opportunities led by industry experts.

Mar 06, 2023 - High Point Market

Ashley and Chad Stark to Give Sunday Keynote at Spring Market

HIGH POINT, N.C., Mar. 6, 2023 – The High Point Market Authority (HPMA) announces its second Keynote event for Spring Market, featuring Ashley and Chad Stark in the High Point Theatre, on Sunday, April 23, from 3 to 4 pm. The third-generation owners of Stark Carpet, Chad Stark, CEO, and Ashley Stark, Creative Director, will speak about their experiences forging the future at a legacy brand while holding onto its venerable 85-year heritage. This talk will be moderated by Architectural Digest Market Director Madeline O’Malley. Also the co-founders of Ashley Stark Home, they’ll discuss their path for growing new business—including Ashley’s star-powered social media influence, with over one million followers on Instagram— and how they prioritize creating world-class client experiences.

Feb 27, 2023 - High Point Market

Joanna Gaines, Amber Lewis Among Design Stars Named for Opening Day Keynote

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb 27, 2023 – The High Point Market Authority (HPMA) announces its Opening Day Keynote event for Spring Market featuring interior design stars Joanna Gaines, Amber Lewis, Jean Stoffer, Julia Marcum, Mara Miller, and Jesse Carrier, on Saturday, April 22, from 2 to 3 pm. Taking place in the High Point Theatre and moderated by Business of Home podcast host Dennis Scully, the discussion entitled, “Designing a Business You Love,” will draw on each of the panelists' experiences in building a design-oriented brand with staying power. Joanna Gaines is the co-owner and co-founder of Magnolia, a New York Times best-selling author, Editor in Chief of Magnolia Journal, and co-creator of Magnolia Network. Amber Lewis is founder of her eponymous residential interior design firm and retail store Shoppe Amber Interiors, whose licensed product collections reflect her laid-back, California aesthetic. Jean Stoffer parlayed her interior design expertise into multiple businesses—including a custom cabinetry operation and an e-commerce platform—created from a common source of inspiration. Julia Marcum is a design influencer, home renovator, brand ambassador, and educator who, along with her husband, started down the path to success in 2008 with the blog ‘Chris Loves Julia.’ Jesse Carrier and Mara Miller, principals of acclaimed New York design firm Carrier and Company, also realize their vision for modern living in a range of products for leading manufacturers.

Feb 21, 2023 - High Point Market

En Vogue and Chris Janson to Perform at April High Point Market

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 21, 2023 – The High Point Market Authority (HPMA) announces musical guests En Vogue and Chris Janson will headline its Center Stage concert series during the opening weekend of Spring Market, April 22-23. On Saturday, the exceptional harmonizing R&B vocalists known as En Vogue will perform timeless hits from the all-female group’s early ‘90s repertoire, such as "My Lovin' (You're Never Gonna Get It)" and “Hold On,” which scaled the Billboard Hot 100 and other hit music charts. On Sunday, the award-winning singer songwriter Chris Janson—who was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry in 2018—will draw from his multi-platinum and gold records with hits like “Holdin Her” and “Buy Me a Boat” reshaping today’s country music scene. Both concerts are open to registered High Point Market attendees. A valid Spring 23 Market pass is required for entry. Doors open at 6:30pm with the concert beginning at 7pm. Early entry for buyers at 6:15pm. No one under the age of 15 will be allowed entry.

Feb 20, 2023 - High Point Market

Instagram Live Series with Charmaine Wynter Launches for April Market

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 20, 2023 – The High Point Market Authority (HPMA) announces a new, five-episode Instagram Live series hosted by interior designer Charmaine Wynter, featuring guest interviews with industry influencers in the weeks leading up to the Spring Market, April 22 - 26. Broadcasting from the High Point Market Instagram channel, ‘The High Point Market Pulse’ series is designed to inform viewers about the products, resources, and relationships to be discovered at the world’s largest home furnishings trade show. Tips for those viewers who plan to attend the Spring Market will also be shared. Each 10-minute episode will air Thursdays at 4pm ET, on February 23; March 2, 16, and 30; and April 13.

Jan 25, 2023 - High Point Market

High Point Market Authority Opens Registration for Spring 2023 Market

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 25, 2023 — The High Point Market Authority (HPMA) has opened online registration for the Spring 2023 High Point Market, which takes place April 22 - 26. Registration is open to U.S. and international home furnishings buyers, including retailers and interior designers; as well as to exhibitors, industry professionals, press, and students. Participants are encouraged to begin their Spring Market planning early. After registering online, attendees may contact the HPMA-approved Market Concierge, Travel Quest, Inc., to secure overnight accommodations, flights, and to make other travel arrangements.

Jan 10, 2023 - High Point Market

High Point Market Opens Search for Spring Design Influencers Tour

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 10, 2023 – The High Point Market Authority (HPMA) opens its Spring 2023 search for the biannual Design Influencers Tour at High Point Market, organized in partnership with Esteem Media. To participate in the Spring Market tour, interior design-focused online influencers must apply by February 17. The heavily promoted Design Influencers Tour program will bring ten design influencers to High Point Market for a two-day tour of sponsoring showrooms during the April trade show. During each 45-minute tour, showroom visits offer an opportunity to learn about the exhibitor’s history, its brand positioning and furnishings products. In exchange for their participation, each influencer will promote tour sponsors via their online platforms—ranging from blogs to social media channels—by reporting on the products, personalities, and other experiences discovered at High Point Market.

Dec 13, 2022 - High Point Market

New Style Spotters Report from High Point Market Released

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 13, 2022 – The High Point Market Authority (HPMA) releases this season’s Style Report, a compilation of outstanding furnishings and decor items selected by the 2022 Style Spotters team during the most recent High Point Market. Capturing Fall Market trends, the 31-page report, sponsored by Crypton Home Fabric and Studio Designer, points to product direction for the home furnishings segment in 2023. Several emerging or recurring themes were identified by individual Style Spotters, including the focus on natural materials; sustainable product design; growing sophistication in the outdoor furnishings category; sculptural references; fantasy decor and Fairycore; Italian design; the evolution of embellishment; and the rise of the game table.

March 2022 - High Point Market

The World Over

Global perspectives inform spring product debuts

March 2022 - High Point Market

Here Now

New exhibitors, showroom expansions and relocations

March 2022 - High Point Market

Botanical Bounty

Connecting home furnishings to the natural world

March 2022 - High Point Market

Interior Angles

New furnishings and accent items for every corner

February 2022 - High Point Market

The Goods

Standout product intros for Spring Market

February 2022 - High Point Market

People Powered

Get to know who’s who in exhibitor news

January 2022 - High Point Market

Location, Location

New at InterHall

October 2021 - High Point Market

Matched up

Design partnerships for Fall Market

October 2021 - High Point Market

Modern Mood

Sleek and sustainable products debut at Fall Market

September 2021 - High Point Market

Today's Special

Standout accent items

September 2021 - High Point Market

Like Minded

Exhibitors and designers pair up with shared visions

August 2021 - High Point Market

The Goods

Exhibitors showcase new items

August 2021 - High Point Market

Say Hello!

Meet a few of Fall Market's first-time exhibitors

June 2021 - High Point Market

Chill Zone

Prioritizing calm

June 2021 - High Point Market

Room to Show

Exhibitor expansions and relocations

May 2021 - High Point Market

Eyeing Accents

New designing duos

April 2021 - High Point Market

The Newbies

Meet these first-time exhibitors

April 2021 - High Point Market

Back to Business

Ready for June Market