HIGH POINT – DesignOn HPMKT by IMC – Worldwide Market Facilities’ Excessive Level Market programming and social media channels – presents a 360-degree strategy to schooling with a complete schedule of 25 occasions and seminars providing 14 CEUS introduced earlier than, throughout and after the Oct. 16-20, 2021 market.
“For the primary time in additional than a 12 months, DesignOn HPMKT by IMC is presenting reside, in-person programming at Excessive Level Market,” mentioned Dorothy Belshaw, IMC govt vp, chief buyer and advertising officer. “We’re utilizing the teachings discovered from the pause in our at-market occasions to enhance the expertise. Beginning with this market, the hybrid programming prepares attendees for market, offers inspiration and networking whereas they’re right here and provides them the after-market instruments to make use of once they return to their shops and studios.”
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DesignOn HPMKT by IMC’s schedule of 19 at-market seminars and occasions options displays by tastemakers, development exploration and business-building schooling complemented by celebrations and classes hosted in partnership with trade organizations.
The seminar room on the not too long ago reopened prime flooring of the Suites at Market Sq. is the hub of at-market designer programming with a full schedule of occasions.
Programming kicks off on Saturday, Oct. 16 with an exploration of the various careers of 4 inside designers:
-Celia Barrett of Barrett Design Studio, Gary Inman of Gary Inman Dwelling Couture and Grace Buying, Mike Ragan of RAGS Customized Furnishings and David Santiago of Casa Santi – in “Past Boundaries, Increasing the Artistic Course of” at 11:00 a.m.
-Pattern forecaster Julie Smith Vincenti of 9 Muses Media presents an in-person, inside take a look at main developments shaping the house furnishings as showcased by IMC’s Excessive Level Market exhibitors in “TrendWatch: Fall 2021 – LIVE at Market!” at 1:30 p.m.;
-Coloration professional Patti Carpenter and designers Michel Boyd of Michel Smith Boyd, Celerie Kemble of Kemble Interiors and Thom Filicia focus on “Profitable Enterprise & Licensing Relationships” at 3:30 p.m.
-On Sunday, Oct. 17 at 11:00 a.m., the “Sherwin-Williams MODE Colormix Forecast 2022 LIVE” is introduced by Designer Advertising Supervisor Sabina Jahic and Designer Account Government Shane Jones.
Programming on Monday, Oct. 18 contains inside designer, enterprise coach and advertising marketing consultant Melissa Galt sharing “Sourcing Shortcuts & Secrets and techniques to Save You Time & Make Extra Cash” with suggestions for creating profitable relationships with model representatives at 11:00 a.m.; accredited well being care skilled Lori Miller of LGC Inside Design exploring how designers can present an atmosphere that fosters wellness and mindfulness in “Sensory By Design” at 1 p.m.; and panel dialogue of “What Instruments are Helpful for Your Shopper?” that includes Michel Boyd, Christopher Charles of ChristopherCharles Interiors and IndigoRED and Eneia White of Eneia White Interiors, moderated by Kelli Lamb, editorial director and co-principal of Rue Journal, and introduced in partnership with the Black Inside Designers Community (BIDN) at 3 p.m.
Along with these occasions, DesignOn HPMKT by IMC hosts “Second Night time- A Progressive Gala” at IMC’s Hamilton Wrenn properties with reside avenue leisure and musicians all through the district, themed events and influencer interactions on Sunday, Oct. 17 from 4-7 p.m.