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    Hamilton-Wrenn Showrooms Include High-End Introductions, CEU-Accredited Events at High Point Fall Market

    Alden Parkes to Feature Work of Well-Known Interior Designers with New ‘Showhouse in a Showroom’ Event


    HIGH POINT, N.C. – (September 11, 2018) -  Showrooms in the Hamilton-Wrenn Design District will feature high-end product debuts and an assortment of CEU-accredited events at High Point Fall Market, running Oct. 13 – Oct. 17, 2018.

    Located in the center of the Hamilton-Wrenn Design District, the 200/320/330 North Hamilton showrooms include furnishings for nearly every room of the home, as well as customizable lines that allow retailers and designers to differentiate their store or studio portfolio. The showrooms are easy to access by trolley or foot and are a design destination for many marketgoers.


    Alden Parkes, located at 200 N. Hamilton St. – Court 110, offers a diverse selection of upscale upholstery, occasional tables, dining, cabinetry, bedrooms, mirrors, accessories and lighting. For Fall Market, Alden Parkes is showcasing numerous introductions including the Triangle Sideboard, Fortuna Nightstand, Williams Sideboard, Savannah Dresser and Suffolk Work Station.

    Also new this Market, Alden Parkes is presenting “Showhouse in a Showroom,” featuring the work of eight interior designers from seven firms. The participating designers include: Billy Ceglia, Jeanne Chung of Cozy Stylish Chic, Kara Cox, Cynthia Ferguson, Shay Geyer of IBB Design, Jeanine Hays and Bryan Mason of AphroChic, and Kimberly Perron of Resort at Home. The event begins on Thursday, Oct. 11 and runs through Wednesday, Oct. 17. The Alden Parkes showroom is open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

    Rooted in classic design, Chelsea House, located at 200 N. Hamilton St. - Court 104, offers an extensive line of furniture, lighting, art, mirrors and decorative accessories. For October Market, Chelsea House is introducing accent and home décor products including the Hopper Lamp, Large Matte White Hive Urn and Green Table.

    Additional destination showrooms in the Hamilton-Wrenn Design District include: Brownstone Furniture; California House; Designs NS; Dorya; Fairfield Chair Company; French Accents Rugs & Tapestry; Jonathan Charles Fine Furniture; Leathercraft; Mottahedeh & Co Inc.; Shadow Catchers Art; Stanley Furniture; Wildwood Lamps & Accents Inc.; Yutzy Woodworking; Paladin.

    Seminars, events and hospitality offerings in Hamilton-Wrenn properties during October High Point Market include:

    • Saturday, Oct. 13
      • Colors, Finishes and Forecasting: What’s in a Forecast & What You’ll Be Seeing Soon, Kathy Andersson
        • 10 to 11 a.m. in the Alden Parkes Seminar Room, 200 N. Hamilton St. – S. Court 110
    • Is a Niche Critical for Your Business? Showhouse in a Showroom Panel; Billy Ceglia, Jeanne Chung, Kara Cox, Cynthia Ferguson, Shay Geyer, Kimberly Perron, Jeanine Hays and Bryon Mason and Jane Dagmi
      • 2 to 3 p.m. in the Alden Parkes Seminar Room
      • Sunday, Oct. 14
        • Interior Planning: Taking Care of YOU so You Take Great Care of Your Clients, Kim Kuhteubl
          • 10 to 11 a.m. in the Alden Parkes Seminar Room
    • Replacements Presents: Eddie Ross, Mix Master Eddie Ross
      • 2 to 3 p.m. in the Alden Parkes Seminar Room
      • Monday, Oct. 15
        • Getting the Most Out of Your Photography Budget, Grant K. Gibson and Stephen Karlisch
          • 10 to 11 a.m. in the Alden Parkes Seminar Room
    • Hamilton Highlights Tour Lori Paranjape
      • 2:30 to 4 p.m. - Tour will leave from Alden Parkes Seminar Room
    • Third Night- A Progressive Gala
      • 4 to 7 p.m. at Hamilton-Wrenn properties
      • Saturday – Tuesday
        • Complimentary Afternoon Bars – 4 to 6 p.m.
          • 200 N. Hamilton St. (Alternating Floors); Market Square (Floors 1 and 2); Showplace (Floors 1, 2 and 3) 
          • Saturday – Wednesday
            • Complimentary Gourmet Coffee
              • 8 to 10 a.m. at 200 N. Hamilton St. in the courtyard

    All seminars are co-sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt and Alden Parkes.

    For more information about Hamilton-Wrenn Design District properties, go to http://www.imchighpointmarket.com/high-design-in-high-point

    For travel information and to plan your Market, go to http://www.imchighpointmarket.com/plan-your-market.

    To register for October High Point Market: http://www.highpointmarket.org/register

    About International Market Centers, L.P.

    IMC, which Blackstone and Fireside Investments acquired in 2017, is the world's largest owner and operator of premier showroom space for the furnishings, home décor, gift and apparel industries, with nearly 20 million square feet of world-class exhibition space in High Point, N.C., Las Vegas, and Atlanta. The Company’s mission is to build and operate an innovative, sustainable, profitable and scalable platform for the furnishings, home décor, gift and apparel industries. For more information, please visit www.imcenters.com.

    Press Contacts:

    Cindy Hodnett, (336) 821-1548

    Dallas Britt, (336) 821-1507