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1/8/2024 - High Point Market

Apply Now for the Design Influencers Tour at Spring Market

HIGH POINT, N.C., January 8, 2024 – The High Point Market Authority (HPMA) kicks off a new search for participants in its biannual Design Influencers Tour at High Point Market, organized in partnership with Esteem Media. To be considered, interior designers and other design-focused influencers must apply by Friday, Feb. 9th.

Ten design influencers will be selected to tour High Point Market sponsor-showrooms for two days at the April trade show. Selection criteria for candidates includes social media or blog following, content quality and posting frequency. Travel expenses and a fee for creator services will be paid for by HPMA and Esteem Media.

In exchange for participation, each influencer will be asked to report from their unique perspective on the home furnishings products and other High Point Market experiences they encounter while visiting top showrooms on the organized tour this spring.

“All design influencers are encouraged to apply,” says Adam Japko, founder of Esteem Media and the Design Influencers Leadership Conference. “Our participants are always excited by the level of industry exposure they receive and the new connections they establish through the program and its marketing.”

“The Design Influencers Tour is perennially popular with our sponsoring exhibitors” adds Tammy Nagem, president and CEO of the High Point Market Authority. “The unique content generated by each season’s influencers creates a compelling platform for brands to reach new audiences.”

The Spring Market tour dates are set for Sunday, Apr. 14, and Monday, Apr. 15. To be considered, influencers must complete the online submission form by 5 pm ET on Feb. 9th.

High Point Market exhibitors interested in learning more about the program and sponsorship opportunities may email for details. 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 Leadership 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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