Expanded design seminars on tap for 2016 High Point Spring Market
March 2, 2016 | 4:59 pm CST
Sunday, April 17, 2:00pm-3:00pm, Dare to Mix with Eddie Ross (0.1. CEU). Followed by booksigning and champagne toast.

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HIGH POINT, N.C. -- The 2016 High Point Spring Market, running April 16-20, will have expanded seminars on design and industry trends.

“Bringing fresh, quality programming from well-known designers and industry experts that attendees can’t find elsewhere is always our goal,” said Karen Olson, senior vice president of marketing for IMC. “We’re excited to offer High Point attendees a complimentary front-row seat to many of the world’s top designers and trend-setters – a great value-add while they’re shopping at market.”  

The seminar calendar for Spring includes:

Saturday, April 16, 2:00pm-3:00pm
Different Mediums in Design
Nancy Fire, Corey Damen Jenkins, Josh Stellin and moderated by Jenny Heinzen York, Editor-in-Chief of Home Accents Today (0.1. CEU)

Saturday, April 16, 3:30pm-4:30pm
TrendWatch: An Inside Look at the Future of Design (0.1. CEU)

Sunday, April 17, 10:30am-11:30am
Design for Real Living
Anthony Baratta, Mark D. Sikes and Susan Hable with Celerie Kemble as Moderator (0.1. CEU)

Sunday, April 17, 2:00pm-3:00pm
Dare to Mix with Eddie Ross (0.1. CEU)
Followed by booksigning and champagne toast

Sunday, April 17, 3:30-4:30pm
Inside the Designers’ Studio with Thom Filicia
Moderated by Tori Mellott, Senior Design Editor of Traditional Home (0.1. CEU)

Monday, April 18, 10:00am-11:00am
Good to Great: Realizing Your Vision and Taking Your Company to the Next Level
With Lynne McArdle, Asha Chaudhary and Shay Geyer, moderated by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Associate Editor/ Features Patricia Sheridan (0.1. CEU)

Monday, April 18, 12:00pm-1:30pm
Insight to the Outdoor: A Curated Approach to Designing for the “Fifth Room” LUNCH SEMINAR
With Barclay Butera, moderated by Cindy Hodnett, Editor of Design Today (0.1. CEU)
Boxed lunches provided by Castelle® – Pride Family Brands’ designer line of customized outdoor furniture. Space is limited, RSVP: http://www.imchighpointmarket.com/seminars-and-events/ PRIZES! Enter to win one of two copies of Barclay’s new signed book – Barclay Butera Modern Living – and a special furniture showcase giveaway from Castelle®

Monday, April 18, 2:30-4:00pm
Designer Branding: Making Your Brand a Collection
Steven Avitable and Julia Buckingham, moderated by Glen Peloso and Jamie Alexander of Peloso Alexander Interiors, IHFC, 11th Floor, Ballroom A (0.1. CEU)

Tuesday, April 19, 10:30am-11:30am
Expert Furniture Restorer Christophe Pourny Brings the Art of Restoration to High Point
Booksigning of The Furniture Bible, with a forward by Martha Stewart, immediately following the seminar (0.1. CEU)

Tuesday, April 19, 1:00-3:00pm
Country Living and Southern Living Magazine Presents: The April High Point Market Designer Lounge & Spa
Join Country Living and Southern Living for Complimentary Manicures & Cocktails

Saturday, April 16 – Tuesday, April 19, 1:00-2:00pm
Suite Spot Tours with designers Bobby Berk, Nancy Fire, Farah Merhi and Kim Radovich
Tours will depart from the top floor of the Suites at Market Square
RSVP required. Visit www.imchighpointmarket.com to register. (0.1. CEU)
All events are located in the Suites at Market Square Seminar Room (SAMS 1-1014) unless otherwise noted.

For complete information about market events, featured exhibits, new collections and more, visit http://www.imchighpointmarket.com/.

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 12.1 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.

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Michaelle Bradford, CCI Media, is Editor of Closets & Organized Storage magazine and Woodworking Network editor. She has more than 20 years of experience covering the woodworking and design industry, including visits to custom cabinet shops, closet firms and design studios throughout North America. As Editor of Closets & Organized Storage magazine under the Woodworking Network brand, Michaelle’s responsibilities include writing, editing, and coordinating editorial content as well as managing annual design competitions like the Top Shelf Design Awards. She is also a contributor to FDMC and other Woodworking Network online and print media owned by CCI Media.