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    Abbyson Living Returns to High Point for October Market

    For Immediate Release

    Abbyson Living Returns to High Point for October Market

    Brings 300 New Product Designs to 22,000 Square-Foot Showroom in IHFC

    High Point, NC – (August 23, 2016) – International Market Centers (IMC) and Abbyson Living today announced the company’s return to High Point Market. Abbyson will occupy a 22,000 square-foot showroom on the 11th Floor (Commerce Wing, C1156) of the IHFC building for the fall event, running from October 22-26, 2016. In addition to 300 new product designs, 8 full-home collections, 13 product categories and a full range of home furnishings resources, Abbyson is launching a series of new digital selling programs and services for designers and retailers.
    “The impact and importance of Abbyson’s return to High Point Market is enormous,” says Bob Maricich, Chief Executive Officer for IMC. “Not only are they back after more than a decade, they are back in a big way – with a significant new showroom that demonstrates the value they see in having a strong presence on the east coast to reach the buyers here. High Point Market is the largest furnishings industry trade show in the world, bringing more than 75,000 people to High Point each market representing over 100 countries. This move broadens Abbyson’s scope and reach into becoming truly an international player. I couldn’t be more excited about their return – it’s creating lots of buzz.”

    “Abbyson Living is proud to open a new 22,000 square foot showroom inside the IHFC building and in partnership with International Market Centers,” Yavar Rafieha, Abbyson Living’s President, said. “There has been high demand from many of our buyers for the Abbyson brand to expand into the High Point Market. We are very excited to showcase hundreds of our new stylish designs, along with new digital selling platforms that will harnesses the power of the e-commerce boom and help drive new audiences to their businesses. We look forward to a successful grand opening this October.”

    About Abbyson Living
    Abbyson Living unites stylish designs and statement looks through an integrated model to fulfill savvy costumers that seek value, speed and quality. With our strength and experience in supporting today’s largest e-commerce retailers, we offer a state-of-the-art infrastructure and customer service to enable today’s demanding multi-channel retail models. As a family company, Abbyson Living believes our relationships and strategic partnerships are of the highest value.

    About International Market Centers, L.P.
    International Market Centers, L.P. (IMC) is the world’s largest operator of premier showroom space for the furnishings, home décor and gift industries. IMC owns and operates 12.1 million square feet of world-class exhibition space in High Point, N.C. and Las Vegas, including the 14 primary buildings at the High Point Market. In addition, IMC operates the Las Vegas Design Center, a year-round resource open to both the design trade and consumers with more than 40 showrooms and hundreds of designer brands. IMC’s mission is to build and operate an innovative, sustainable, profitable and scalable platform for the furnishings, home décor and gift industries.

    Media Contact:
    Eden Bloss
    Director, Public Relations & Communications
    ebloss@imcenters.com | (336) 821-1548