The High Point Market Authority is launching its first-ever virtual educational series, IdeaStreams, which will replace the HPMA’s in-person programming for its spring trade show scheduled for June 5 to 9.
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The High Point Market Authority is introducing highpointmarketauthority.org, a new website developed to detail the organization’s role and responsibilities as the official sponsor and organizer of the biannual High Point Market.
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.
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.
The 2020 Fall High Point Market wrapped up a nine-day expanded schedule that was executed with a multitude of safety measures in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and generated strong order writing, according to its host, the High Point Market Authority.
The High Point Market Authority has partnered with One Room Challenge to present the first-ever virtual edition of the six-week design event, which will kick off October 7.
The High Point Market Authority has opened online registration for the Fall High Point Market, scheduled for Tuesday, October 13, through Wednesday, October 21 at the new microsite www.highpointmarket.org/hpmktsafe.
The High Point Market Authority has released its style report for Summer/Fall 2020, and is now accepting submissions for the 2021 Style Spotters team.
In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the High Point Market Authority is expanding fall market dates to spread out attendance and account for expected reduced capacity requirements for showrooms and buildings.
The High Point Market Authority said that the Spring High Point Market has been postponed with consideration of moving the event to early June if public health conditions improve.
The High Point Market Authority is monitoring coronavirus disease developments, including reports from the United States Centers for Disease Control, the U.S. State Department and The World Health Organization. The HPMA said it is prepared to take additional precautions if they become necessary to keep Spring High Point Market participants safe during the April show.
The High Point Market Authority Partner Pop-Up series for the fall market runs October 19 to 23 in collaboration with industry partners Crypton, Monogram, and Steelyard.