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    New and Expanded Lines to Debut in Showplace at Fall High Point Market

    For Immediate Release
    New and Expanded Lines to Debut in Showplace at Fall High Point Market

    Product Introductions Include Furniture, Accessories, Fine Art, Rugs and Outdoor

    HIGH POINT, N.C. -  (September 22, 2017) — Showplace, a key destination for many Top 100 retailers, designers and buyers, will feature several new tenants and expanded showrooms on the exhibitor roster for fall High Point Market, Oct. 14 – 18, 2017.

    According to International Market Center representatives, new exhibitors debuting in October include Brayden & Brooks, Couristan Inc., John Beard Collection and Wexel Art Displays. Expanded showrooms include Euro Style, Star International Furniture and Uwharrie Chair Company.

    Showplace PR Image
    (John Beard Collection, Showplace 3424)

    New for fall 2017

    Brayden & Brooks (SHOW 3446) is a family-run wholesale home decor company based in Magnolia, Texas. The line features one-of-a-kind canvas signs framed in a variety of repurposed vintage items including old windows and shutters from Holland.

    Couristan, Inc. (SHOW 2350) offers area rugs, residential carpeting and custom floor covering fashions. The company has been in business for more than 90-years.
    John Beard Collection (SHOW 3424) is bringing fine art, prints, photography, sculptures, organic wall hangings, area rugs, pillows and apparel to the High Point Market product mix. A lifestyle brand, John Beard Collection was founded and is curated by John and Molly Beard, veterans of market and the home furnishings industry.

    Wexel Art Displays (SHOW 2335) showcases art frames created with floating acrylic panels with pairs of magnets to hold art in place. The innovative design allows consumers to seamlessly change art displays in seconds.

    Showplace expansions

    Euro Style (SHOW 3200), Star International Furniture Inc. (SHOW 3148) and Uwharrie Chair Company (SHOW 2311) are debuting expanded showrooms at fall market. Eurø Style manufacturers and distributes RTA modern furniture and has factories in Italy and East Asia. Star International Furniture designs and imports fine contemporary bedroom, dining, occasional and office furniture for the residential and hospitality markets and has east and west coast distribution facilities. Uwharrie Chair’s unique outdoor furniture collections feature heavy, generously scaled products crafted from kiln-dried pressure treated southern yellow pine, an American renewable resource, or from Premium Uwharrie Polymer, which is manufactured from purified blends of post-consumer, pre consumer and/or virgin HDPE (high density polyethylene) base resins.

    In addition to the new and expanded showrooms, Showplace has five floors of permanent exhibitors and hundreds of product lines. Buyers can also enjoy complimentary refreshments at Showplace, sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt, including:

    • Showplace Complimentary Buyer's Breakfast

    Sat-Wed. 8:30-9:30am in the Showplace Atrium

    • Sunset on 3

    Sat.-Tues. 5:00-7:00pm, on the 3rd Floor Balcony, with complimentary beer, wine and passed hors d'oeuvres.

    For a complete listing of High Point Market exhibitors and showroom locations, visit: http://www.highpointmarket.org/ and click on “find exhibitors” in the drop-down menu.

    Fall High Point Market runs from Saturday, Oct. 14 – Wednesday, Oct. 18. Showroom hours are 8am-7pm Saturday-Tuesday; and 8am-5pm on Wednesday.

    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 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 12.2 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:
    Cindy Hodnett
    Director, Public Relations & Communications