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    New, Expanding and Renewing Exhibitors Coming to Showplace for High Point Market

    HIGH POINT, N.C. – (September 12, 2019) - International Market Centers (IMC) announced today that 12 new, expanding and renewing tenants are debuting in Showplace for Fall 2019 High Point Market, running Oct. 19 – Oct. 23, 2019. Showplace features more than 80 exhibitors showcasing a variety of design aesthetics and a mix of price points.

    “Showplace features more than 600,000 square feet of home furnishings resources with a comprehensive selection of product offerings from companies such as American Leather, Surya and Four Hands,” said Scott Eckman, executive vice president, president of furniture and home décor leasing for International Market Centers. “Showplace is a key destination for many Top 100 retailers, designers and buyers, as well as attendees looking for the latest and greatest on-trend item.”

    For Fall Market, iRest (massage chairs and beds) will be making its High Point Market debut in Showplace and Jaipur Living (rugs and textiles) will be expanding.

    High Point Market newcomer iRest is a China-based manufacturer of massage chairs and beds. Through its products and research, the global brand is dedicated to the development of health industry science and technology solutions.

    Expanding exhibitor Jaipur Living is a lifestyle brand with a business model centered on passion for people, product and design. Its product line includes an assortment of rugs that range from contemporary and classic to designer and luxury, as well as pillows and home décor.

    “High Point is the premier market for the home décor industry and we always do well in High Point,” said Jaipur Living Director of National Sales Teresa Roberts. “We consistently experience high foot traffic and great buying patterns.”

    In addition to these new and expanding exhibitors, 10 tenants are renewing showrooms in Showplace this fall, including: Copeland Furniture (furniture); East Enterprises (table lamps, porcelain accessories and lampshades); Kaleen Rugs (area rugs and broadloom); Lauren Galleries (artwork); LR Resources, Inc. (hand tufted, hand knotted, and handwoven area rugs); Muniz (furniture and accessories); Pinestone Furniture, Inc. (wall art); Red Horse Signs (designs printed to distressed wood panels, clocks, and canvas tapestries); Sunpan (home furnishings); and Trade International Inc. (furniture).

    LR Resources is a producer of Indian hand tufted, hand knotted and handwoven area rugs made from a variety of materials including wool, natural grasses and cotton.

    “High Point Market has become our most important market each year,” said Mike Thompson, vice president of sales for LR Resources. “The assortment of accounts and prospects that attend have definitely made it a must-attend market for us.”

    Sunpan is a global furniture company focusing on the design and manufacturing of transitional and contemporary furnishings. The Sunpan line includes accessories, bar, bedroom, dining, living and outdoor, among other products.

    “If you’re in the furniture business, High Point Market is the one show you cannot miss,” Sunpan National Sales Manager Carl Lovett said. “High Point Market gives Sunpan the opportunity to share new products and inspiration with customers from around the globe.”

    Beyond exhibits, Showplace will offer marketgoers a variety of educational and networking opportunities, including social events and showroom offerings. Between 8:30 and 9:30 a.m. from Oct. 19 to Oct. 22, there will be complimentary coffee and sweets in the Showplace Atrium; and between 5 and 7 p.m. from Oct. 19 to Oct. 22, Showplace will host Sunset on 3 with complimentary beer, wine and hors d’oeuvres served on the third floor balcony. Additional information about events in Showplace for Fall Market is available online at http://www.imchighpointmarket.com/seminars-and-events.

    High Point Market is the largest furnishings industry trade show in the world, with more than 2,000 manufacturers in 11.5 million square feet of showroom and exhibit space in multiple buildings in downtown High Point, North Carolina. Each Market attracts tens of thousands of retail home furnishings buyers, interior designers, architects, and others in the home furnishings industry. International Market Centers owns the vast majority of the prime High Point Market showroom and exhibit real estate, which contain seventy percent of the exhibitors, including the majority of the top 500 manufacturers. Fall 2019 High Point Market runs Oct. 19 – Oct. 23, 2019. For more information, visit http://www.imchighpointmarket.com.

    About International Market Centers:
    International Market Centers (IMC) is the world’s largest operator of premier showroom space for furniture, gift, home décor, rug, and apparel industries. International Market Centers owns and operates nearly 20 million square feet of world-class exhibition space in High Point, N.C., Las Vegas and Atlanta. IMC’s mission is to build and operate an innovative, sustainable, profitable and scalable platform for the furniture, gift, home décor, rug, and apparel industries. For more information on IMC, visit www.imcenters.com.

    Media contact:
    Cathy Steel
    PR Director

    Dallas Britt
    PR Manager