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    Suites at Market Square Showcases New Tenants, Robust Seminar Lineup for High Point Market


    HIGH POINT, N.C. – (Oct. 7, 2019) – International Market Centers (IMC) announced today that another 26 new temporary exhibitors will debut in the Suites at Market Square (SAMS) – bringing the total number of SAMS newcomers to 50 for Fall 2019 High Point Market, running Oct. 19 to Oct. 23, 2019. In addition to 300+ temporary exhibits, including SALON and Hospitality Design Studio, SAMS also will feature a robust lineup of seminars, tours and events.

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    “This fall, visitors to the Suites at Market Square will be rewarded with top-notch exhibits as well as inspiring educational offerings,” said JoAnn Miller Marshall, president of tradeshow leasing for International Market Centers. “It’s a must-see destination for retailers and designers looking for new products and fresh perspectives.”

    Suites at Market Square

    The latest round of SAMS October debuts include: AMINCO (handcrafted rugs and carpets); AntlerWorx (lighting, furnishings and accessories); Blue Orange Pottery (home and garden décor); Clark Hall Doors (doors); Domiziani America (hand painted table tops); Domus Ventures America (outdoor and indoor furniture); Eagle Enterprises (decorative accessories); EK Reedy Furniture (consoles, tables, benches); Emuamericas (patio furniture); Fire Pits UK (fire pits and bowls); Harmony/LinHome (textiles); Hurd & Bast, LLC. (hemp home furnishings); Ida Mae Home (home textiles); J. Trouvé + Co (home textiles); Julie Vos (jewelry); Native Linum (home textiles); Old Wood Delaware (home furnishings and accessories); Soylemezler Oriental Rugs (rugs); The Kenyan Collection (leather beadwork); TU LAS (wine racks, shelves and serving ware); and Vagabond House/Arthur Court (handmade tableware and giftware).

    “High Point Market is the perfect venue to launch our new product line to the design world,” said Amanda Green, public relations manager for EK Reedy Furniture. “The Market reaches interior designers, buyers and representatives, and is the go-to Market for the professional trade industry. With so many buyers at Market, our furniture designs will be viewed, touched and discussed in a hands-on presentation with our team.”

    The Suites at Market Square is also home to SALON, a curated design-focused selection of 50 fashion-forward companies featuring some of the latest designs in the furniture, lighting, rugs, wall art, home textile and decorative accessories categories. For Fall Market, newcomer Nicolette Mayer Collection (wallpaper and fabric) will join the other eight previously announced debuts in SALON.

    Hospitality Design Studio returns to the Top Floor of the Suites at Market Square this fall. Open on Oct. 20 and Oct. 21, Hospitality Design Studio is a destination for buyers sourcing hotel, restaurant, office and residential projects. New exhibitors to date include: Kindel Grand Rapids (furniture); Look Walls & Interiors (wallcoverings); Sherwin Williams (paint solutions); and Simply Amish (home furnishings). These resources will supplement the hospitality/commercial offerings found in permanent showrooms throughout the High Point Market.

    "Participating in High Point Market is a great opportunity for Sherwin-Williams to connect with designers and industry professionals,” said Sue Wadden, director of color marketing at Sherwin Williams. “This year, we are presenting the 2020 Colormix Forecast, an annual color trends report that incorporates a wide spectrum of blues, shades of terracotta, warm neutrals, pinks and deep greens. The colors in the five palettes— Alive, Mantra, Play, Haven and Heart — pave the way for wellness and self-nurturance into the next decade.”

    On-Site Amenities, Buyer Hospitality and Seminars

    Beyond exhibits, the Top Floor of the Suites at Market Square will offer marketgoers a wide range of educational and networking opportunities, including numerous seminars, tours and social events. There will be five “Suite Spot” tours with Ariene Bethea, House of Funk, Gary Inman, CIRCLE Design Studio and Evette Rios; 11 CEU-accredited seminars addressing design, hospitality, home staging and more; a TrendWatch vignette showcasing dynamic on-trend products on the Ground Floor; and daily offerings of coffee and sweets on the Top Floor of the SAMS. A schedule of IMC-sponsored events follows, with additional information about these events and other showroom offerings available online at http://www.imchighpointmarket.com/seminars-and-events/.

    Additionally, the Top Floor of the Suites at Market Square features a seminar room, a centralized food court, and a Designer Lounge that includes abundant seating, charging stations and a Design Library with home and design books.

    Friday, Oct. 18

    Suite Spot Tour of SALON with Ariene Bethea – 3 to 4 p.m.

    Tour will depart from the Ground Floor, escalator area in SALON, of the Suites at Market Square

    Saturday, Oct. 19

    Form, Function and Family - 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. (0.1 CEU)

    Sherwin-Williams Colormix® Forecast 2020 – noon to 1 p.m. (0.1 CEU)

    TrendWatch: Fall 2019 - 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. (0.1 CEU)

    Suite Spot Tour with House of Funk – 2 to 3 p.m.

    Tour will depart from the Top Floor of the Suites at Market Square

    Painted Design Solutions for Commercial Spaces-How to Collaborate with Decorative Painters – 3 to 4 p.m. (0.1 CEU)

    Sunday, Oct. 20

    The New Elegance: Designing Stylish Comfortable Rooms for Today – 11 a.m. to noon (0.1 CEU)

    Light-ography – 1 to 2 p.m. (0.1 CEU)

    Suite Spot Tour with Gary Inman (Hospitality Focus) – 2 to 3 p.m.

    Building YOUR Brand: Private Label vs. Licensing – 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. (0.1 CEU)

    Monday, Oct. 21

    Lift Up and Lead: Building Inspired Teams through Impassioned Leadership – 10 a.m. to noon (0.2 CEU)

    Styling Interiors for Photoshoots – 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. (0.1 CEU)

    Suite Spot Tour with CIRCLE Design Studio – 2 to 3 p.m.

    Tour will depart from the Top Floor of the Suites at Market Square

    Hospitality Design Trends – 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. (0.1 CEU)

    Tuesday, Oct. 22

    The Ins and Outs of Marketing for Real Designers – 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. (0.1 CEU)

    Suite Spot Tour with Evette Rios – 2 to 3 p.m.

    Tour will depart from the Top Floor of the Suites at Market Square

    Friday – Wednesday

    Coffee & Sweets at the Suites

    8 to 10 a.m. - Top Floor of the Suites at Market Square

    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 http://imcenters.com/.


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