High Point Market Slates Keynote Series

The Spring High Point Market Keynote Series lineup, to be held April 6 to 10, includes podcast host LuAnn Nigara and celebrity designers Bobby Berk, Thom Filicia, Carson Kressley and Michel Smith Boyd.

The High Point Market Authority noted that each speaker will share insights and business-building advice with show participants. All sessions take place in the High Point Theatre, located in the main Transportation Terminal in the High Point, NC market district, with doors opening 30 minutes prior to each session.

The first Keynote Series session will feature author, speaker and host of the podcast A Well-Designed Business, LuAnn Nigara, who will address critical topics for running an interior design business. The session kicks off on Saturday, April 6, at 12 p.m. The second session also occurs on Saturday, April 6, at 2:30 p.m., and features celebrity interior designers and television personalities Thom Filicia, Carson Kressley and Michel Smith Boyd. Billed as a unique keynote event, the 60-minute session will be part panel discussion, part talk show and part game show.

The Keynote Series culminates with a look at celebrity interior designer and television personality Bobby Berk’s career and brand development. Berk will discuss his successes, his lessons learned, and his advice as he reveals the inside story behind the brand. It will run on Sunday, April 7, from 3 p.m.

“This market’s keynote speakers have decades of experience to share, along with topics to inspire, encourage and educate,” said Tom Conley, president and CEO of the High Point Market Authority. “It’s a unique lineup and one that will undoubtedly intrigue our market guests, while also bringing them actionable advice, motivating success stories and an enjoyable experience.”