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    New and Returning Exhibitors Bring Innovative Resources to Showplace

    Champo Carpets Debuting New Showroom for Spring High Point Market


    HIGH POINT, N.C. – (March 26, 2019) – New and returning tenants are debuting innovative resources in Showplace for Spring 2019 High Point Market, running April 6 – April 10, 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 permanent showroom resources with a broad selection of product that includes rugs, wall art, decorative accessories, upholstery, leather, casegoods and juvenile products,” 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.”

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    For Spring Market, Champo Carpets (floor coverings) will be making its Showplace debut and Capris Furniture (high-quality furniture) will be expanding.

    Champo Carpets is a manufacturer and exporter of floor coverings, specializing in hand-tufted, hand-woven and hand-knotted rugs. Champo Carpets’ line also includes Indo-Tibetan weave, hand-stitched, flat-woven, shaggy and indoor/outdoor carpets.

    “High Point Market is another avenue to increase our client base and retain our existing ones, and we feel Showplace is a great place to source our area rugs,” said Mehul Mehrotra, director for Champo Carpets. “We are looking forward to working with more designers who can expand our design base as well as box retailers looking to source more fashion-forward products.”

    Capris Furniture is a high-quality furniture manufacturer and distributor. The company’s lines include living, dining, bedroom, accent, fabrics and outdoor furniture. This spring, Capris Furniture will debut multiple new bedroom sets, dining tables and chairs, occasional pieces and sofa frames, as well as 27 new fabric groupings.

    “High Point Market is the most heavily and most consistently attended market we show in,” said Ray Hamilton, chief operating officer for Capris Furniture. “We believe in this market and Showplace so much that we have expanded again - so please stop by our spaces to see new product offerings in outdoor, case goods and custom upholstery.”

    Champo Carpets and Capris Furniture join Showplace anchor tenants that include American Leather (leather and fabric upholstery); Couristan (exclusively designed floor coverings); Euro Style (contemporary style furniture); Gloster (signature furniture); Jaipur Living (rugs and textiles); Rowe Fine Furniture (sofas, sectionals, chairs and ottomans); Sono Inspired (upcycled wine and bourbon barrel home accent pieces); Southern Sky Home (classic and on-trend furniture); Sunpan Modern Home (transitional and contemporary furnishings); Surya (fashion-forward home accessories) and TOV Furniture (fashionable, affordable furniture).

    Jaipur Living is a lifestyle brand with a business model centered on our passion for people, product and design. Their product line includes an assortment of rugs that range from contemporary and classic to designer and luxury, as well as pillows and home décor. For Spring Market, Jaipur Living will be introducing 33 hand-knotted and hand-tufted rugs in eight new and four existing hand-made collections.

    “We really look forward to attending High Point Market because we always get tremendous feedback from our customers when we do,” said Jaipur Living President Asha Chaudhary. “As one of the largest and most popular trade shows, High Point is the perfect venue to reach as many of our customers as possible. Our customers know they can count on us for amazing new designs as we expand and evolve the Jaipur Living catalog, and our High Point showroom helps us do that.”

    Southern Sky Home crafts classic and on-trend furniture that juxtapose materials and styles designed for today's home. Their line includes dining, occasional, bedroom and solid wood storage. This spring, Southern Sky Home will be introducing the Surat Coffee Table, Salado Dining Table, Callisto Side Table and Printed Canvas & Hair on Hide pillow collection.

    “High Point Market is key to our business growth and serves as a great conduit for us to meet buyers both from across the United States and worldwide,” Southern Sky Home Owner Bill Grace said. “For a buyer, a trip to High Point Market gives them valuable time to focus on their product assortment, discover new trends and cultivate new partnerships. This is especially meaningful to us as we build our customer base and expand into new areas.”

    TOV Furniture manufactures fashionable and affordable furniture for forward-thinking companies. Their line includes accent chairs, beds, dining chairs, lighting, pet furniture, sofas, and more. At April Market, TOV Furniture will be showing their newest collection, a collaboration with Farah Merhi from Inspire Me! Home Décor.

    "We waited for a few years until a spot opened for us in Showplace but it is by far the building with the trendiest brands and the customers that come through are very style-minded,” said Chaya Krinsky, head designer for TOV Furniture. “The brands that showcase in Showplace tend to offer a stylish product that is also affordable, so the customers are excited to see the newness and fresh look we all try to provide each High Point Market."

    Beyond exhibits, Showplace will offer marketgoers a variety of educational and networking opportunities, including social events and showroom offerings. Between 8:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. from April 6 to April 10, there will be complimentary coffee and sweets in the Showplace Atrium; and between 5 and 7 p.m. from April 6 to April 9, 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 Spring Market is available online at http://www.highpointmarket.org/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. Spring 2019 High Point Market runs April 6 – April 10, 2019. For more information, visit http://www.imchighpointmarket.com.

    About International Market Centers, L.P.: International Market Centers, L.P. (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 http://imcenters.com/.

    Press Contacts:
    Dallas Britt, (336) 821-1507
    Cathy Steel, 203-340-9251