HIGH POINT, N.C. – (August 2, 2023) – ANDMORE at High Point Market will offer buyers expanded resources and programming at the Fall 2023 High Point Market (October 14-18, 2023). ANDMORE’s (formerly International Market Centers) 17 Downtown properties will feature 1,000+ permanent showrooms and temporary exhibits, including the launch of Shoppe Object @ High Point, and present more than 30 educational and networking events before, during and after the five-day market.
"We are excited to debut the ANDMORE at High Point Market brand and to provide buyers with a plethora of resources, programming and amenities to make the most of their time at the October market," said Bob Maricich, ANDMORE CEO. "New brands and new partnerships, as well as the exciting launch of Shoppe Object at High Point Market, make this a must-attend buying event this fall."
New and Expanded Resources
ANDMORE at High Point Market offers retailers and designers access to 600+ permanent showrooms and 350+ temporary exhibits in 17 buildings across High Point.
Fall Market showroom highlights include new, expanded and relocated resources at IHFC, North Hamilton and SAMS across all major categories.
New in temporaries for Fall 2023 is the launch of Shoppe Object at High Point Market, showcasing a curated collection of 100 temporary exhibitors, Saturday, October 14 – Tuesday, October 17, at the Historic Market Square. Mirroring the vibe and verve of Shoppe Object New York, the High Point edition will showcase artisan-quality and design-led home décor products in gallery-like displays. More than half of the exhibitors will be making High Point debuts, bringing a plethora of new brands to High Point.
ANDMORE at High Point Market properties include 129 S. Hamilton – Eichholtz; 200 North Hamilton; 300 E. Green; 300 S. Main; 320 North Hamilton; 330 North Hamilton; Commerce & Design; Furniture Plaza; Hamilton Market; Hamilton Place; Historic Market Square Detail; IHFC; Market Square Tower; National Furniture Mart; Plaza Suites; Showplace and Suites at Market Square (SAMS).
Engaging Programming and Buyer Hospitality
A full slate of educational programming is being offered at ANDMORE at High Point Market this fall, including nearly twenty seminars, webinars and at-market tours. Guided tours will showcase ANDMORE at High Point Market highlights, SAMS "Suite Spots,” top Lighting resources, key Made in America product, leading Home Décor brands and a Shoppe Object overview. ANDMORE at High Point Market’s popular social media takeover, hosted by a slate of "Market Pros" also returns for October. Key partnerships in programming include keynote speakers Erin and Ben Napier, Sherwin-Williams, Science in Design, ASID, Business of Design and others to be announced soon.
ANDMORE at High Point Market also will host a series of buyer amenities at SAMS, IHFC, INTERHALL and other select market locations. Offerings include floor bars, afternoon fall treats and drinks buyers' breakfasts, coffee and sweets, a Festive Fall Party and daily afternoon specialty cocktails. Details will be announced soon.
Spotlights on Top Products
ANDMORE’s popular TrendWatch program will showcase current home décor and design trends through a curated collection of ANDMORE at High Point Market exhibitor products. Trends will be brought to life in two at-market product displays, an on-site seminar and a pre-market webinar. A special companion guide – available digitally and in print – will detail the trends and exhibitor product selected by Julie Smith Vincenti of Nine Muses Media.
Eight weeks of top product picks will be featured online prior to Market in ANDMORE’s Market Snapshotprogram. An onsite display will showcase a sampling of this cycle's Market Snapshot finalists, and pre-market judging via social media will determine the "People's Choice" winners in several categories.
High Point Market is the largest and longest running furnishings industry trade show in the world, featuring an extensive selection of exhibitors spanning every category, style, and price point for the home. The twice-yearly Markets attract tens of thousands of domestic and international retail home furnishings buyers, interior designers, architects, and others in the home furnishings industry. ANDMORE, formerly International Market Centers, owns 17 buildings spanning 7 million square feet in the heart of the market district, housing both permanent showrooms and the market’s only temporary exhibit space. ANDMORE also presents a wide variety of educational, trend and networking opportunities featuring industry leaders and tastemakers. Fall 2023 Market is scheduled for October 14-28, 2023. For more information about events and exhibitors presented by ANDMORE at High Point Market, visit www.ANDMOREHighPointMarket.com.
About ANDMORE: ANDMORE, formerly International Market Centers, is an omnichannel wholesale marketmaker that fuels opportunities for wholesale buyers and sellers to connect, grow and prosper through physical markets, design centers and digital channels. The company owns and operates more than 20 million square feet of premium event and showroom space, hosting live events in Atlanta, High Point, N.C., Las Vegas and New York City. By pairing face-to-face events with always-on digital tools, ANDMORE provides truly omnichannel business platforms for its global wholesale customer base. ANDMORE.com.
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