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1/10/2023 - 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.

“The Design Influencers Tour is a dynamic opportunity for online influencers,” says Tammy Nagem, president and CEO of the High Point Market Authority. “The tour at Market offers a unique platform for building content and for growing their influence in the home furnishings design space.”

“We are seeking strong candidates who are excited to promote High Point Market and our sponsor showrooms,” says Adam Japko, founder of Esteem Media and the Design Influencers Conference.

The tour will kick off on Sunday, April 23, and conclude on Monday, April 24. To be considered, influencers must complete the submission form by 5 pm ET, Friday, Feb. 17.

Exhibitors interested in learning more about this program and its sponsorship opportunities may email A limited number of tour sponsorships are available.

About the High Point Market Authority
The High Point Market Authority is the official sponsor and organizer of the High Point Market in High Point, N.C. Featuring an extensive selection of exhibitors spanning every category, style, and price point, and attracting tens of thousands of visitors from more than 100 countries twice each year, High Point Market is the driving force of the home furnishings industry. Find the High Point Market anywhere online, and follow on social media using the hashtag #HPMKT.

About Esteem Media
Esteem Media,, is home to leading national and local media brands in the luxury home design, landscape architecture, multifamily dwelling, and fine wine communities; focused on connecting professionals and consumers around their passions and businesses. Design Influencers Conference, Luxury Home Design Summit, Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles, New England Home, Multifamily Social Media Summit, and WineZag leverage events, print media, social media, blogs, and digital marketing… but overall, community connection as the catalyst for their constituents’ commercial success.


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