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7/10/2023 - High Point Market

Design Influencers Tour Application Now Open for Fall Market

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 10, 2023 – The High Point Market Authority (HPMA) kicks off its Fall 2023 search for the biannual Design Influencers Tour at High Point Market, organized in partnership with Esteem Media. To be considered, interior designers and other design-focused online influencers must apply by August 11.

Based on the submissions, ten design influencers will be selected to attend High Point Market for two full days of touring sponsor-showrooms during the October trade show. Among the criteria for selection are the size of the applicant’s following on their social media profiles or blogs, and the quality of the content they share on those channels.

In exchange for their participation, each influencer will be asked to report from their unique perspective on the products and experiences they encounter on their tour visiting 18 of the top exhibitors at High Point Market.

“The Design Influencers Tour is a win-win for participants and for the sponsoring showrooms,” says Tammy Nagem, president and CEO of the High Point Market Authority. “This is one of our most popular Market programs and there’s a lot of brand exposure to be gained for everyone involved.”

“We encourage everyone with an interest in growing their platform to apply,” adds Adam Japko, founder of Esteem Media and the Design Influencers Conference.

The Fall Market tour dates are set for Sunday, Oct. 15, and Monday, Oct. 16. To be considered, influencers must complete the submission form by 5 pm ET, August 11.

High Point Market exhibitors interested in learning more about the program and 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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