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    Gloster Furniture Opens New Showroom at Showplace

    For Immediate Release

    Gloster Furniture Opens New Showroom at Showplace
    Joins Newcomers Star International, William Sheppe & Jenkins Lamp for October High Point Market

    High Point, NC – (October 17, 2016) – Showplace welcomes leading high-end outdoor manufacturer Gloster Outdoor for Fall High Point Market, October 22-26, 2016 in a new showroom on the first floor (SHOW 1825). Also new on the first floor in a newly-created showroom in the Atrium is contemporary furniture company Star International (SHOW 1850), William Sheppe USA, Ltd. (SHOW 2404) Jenkins Lamp (SHOW 2317)

    “We’re very excited for our return to High Point,” says Eric Parsons, President of Gloster.  “Our new showroom is centrally located within the recently remodeled Showplace atrium, offering incredible access and visibility to style-focused designers and retailers.  This is an ideal location for us to showcase the diversity, innovation and craftsmanship of the Gloster range.”

    Gloster joins an already impressive list of exhibitors including anchors American Leather, Elements, Four Hands, Furniture Classics, Home Trends & Design, Jaipur, Rowe, Steve Silver, Sunpan Modern Home and Surya. Covering more than 800,000 square feet, Showplace provides an incredibly diverse array of product offerings in one location.

    “We couldn’t be happier to have Gloster back in High Point,” says Julie Messner, Senior Vice President for Furniture Leasing with International Market Centers (IMC). “Showplace is the perfect location for them – we found the best place for their showroom in the newly-configured Atrium – customized to present their product lines in the best way possible. Gloster complements our existing casual tenant base and offers another level to the variety of cross-category resources throughout Showplace.”

    Look for great events and amenities at Showplace, including: morning and afternoon music throughout the floors during Market, as well as Complimentary Afternoon Bars from 4:00-6 PM and “Sunset on 3” events from 5:30-7 PM with complimentary beer, wine and hors d’oeuvres; Surya’s Fall Market Party, Sunday, October 23 starting at 7:00PM (SHOW 4100); and the Mother’s Lounge on the second floor (2405B). More amenities can be found here: http://www.imchighpointmarket.com/seminars-and-events/

    Showplace is a known destination for outdoor products – with companies such as Agio, Pelican Reef, Telescope, Treasure Garden, Panama Jack and The Hammock Source as established exhibitors.

    Regarded as a shopping destination for Top 100 and big box retailers as well as small-to-medium retailers and designers, Showplace features a broad selection of rugs, wall art, decorative accessories, upholstery, leather, case goods, juvenile products and more. Centrally located just steps away from the Transportation Terminal – the hub of High Point Market – the current mix of manufacturers augments Showplace’s designer-friendly offering, further enhancing the overall shopping experience for buyers and designers.

    For more information and product imagery in Showplace, visit http://www.imchighpointmarket.com/new-and-improved-showplace-transforming-for-market; for all Showplace exhibitors and showroom locations, visit: http://www.imchighpointmarket.com/exhibitor-directory/

    Fall High Point Market runs from Saturday, October 22 – Wednesday, October 26. Showroom hours are Saturday – Tuesday 8am – 7pm; and Wednesday 8am – 5pm.

    To register: http://www.highpointmarket.org/register

    Find accommodations: http://www.highpointmarket.org/plan-your-trip/accommodations

    Take advantage of the free airport shuttle service: http://www.highpointmarket.org/plan-your-trip/airport-shuttles; and more, visit: http://www.highpointmarket.org/

    About Gloster Furniture
    One of the largest international manufacturers of high quality outdoor furniture, Gloster is an established, 50-year-old company with offices world-wide and our own manufacturing facility in Indonesia. Gloster furniture is selected by the most demanding customers and our commitment to exceptional design and the quality of our materials have helped us create a leading reputation within the outdoor furniture industry. As important as our manufacturing credentials are, we don’t have to over-emphasize the quality of our products, that’s a given. As a brand leader, our aim is to redefine the way people think about outdoor furniture and to create a definitive look and feel that portrays our confidence and gives Gloster a unique place in the buyer’s mind.

    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 of Public Relations & Communications
    ebloss@imcenters.com | (336) 821-1548