Trade Shows

Trade Shows
IMC Hosts Trade Association, Buying Group Discussion

Leaders from 11 major trade associations and buying groups representing 12,000 buyers of home decor and gift recently joined virtually with the International Market Centers buyer services team in a series of timely discussions initiated to inform and enhance the groups’ participation in markets through pandemic recovery and beyond.

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Dallas Market Center, ART Launch Hearts Awards Auction Online

The Dallas Market Center and ART, the creative home furnishings network, have launched the Hearts Awards auction live online. The auction benefits No Kid Hungry and features more than 70 one-of-a-kind plates transformed by artists, designers, celebrities, influencers and special guests.

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New High Point Off-Market Events Debuting

With coronavirus-related shifts prompting buyers and vendors to consider new ways of doing business, opportunities for exhibitors to connect with retail customers via their High Point showrooms have emerged, according to the High Point Market Authority. For about 100 exhibitors, adaptive strategies include finding fresh ways to use their spaces at the venue to connect with buyers during off-market periods.

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HPMA Board Adds Three Members

The High Point Market Authority has appointed three new members to its board of directors: Josh Hudson, CEO of Hudson’s Furniture, Randy Tilinski, president of Bungalow Classic, and Jeremy Hoff, president of Hooker Furniture, following a vote of approval at its most recent board meeting on October 21.

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GC Buying Group Moves Start The Year Event To March

GC Buying Group has moved the 2021 Start the Year Member Conference and Vendor Showcase to March 24 and 25, 2021, at the Dallas Market Center. The event, originally scheduled to be held in January, will take place during the March edition of the Total Gift & Home Show taking place March 24 to 26, alongside the Apparel & Accessories Market.

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