International Market Centers (IMC) will launch a new eight-episode video series this week, that summarizes style, product and consumer trends revealed at and driven by summer 2020 gift, home décor and furniture markets.
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Bob Maricich has a long history in the furnishings business including a stint as president and CEO of Century Furniture. Prior to that, he was president of American Drew and American of Martinsville after holding senior positions at companies such as Flexsteel and Texaco. He took over Internationals Market Centers leadership in 2008.
The furnishings markets operated by International Market Centers— Atlanta Market, IMC High Point Market and Las Vegas Market— will together present a webinar exploring 2021 interior design trends as part of their virtual education offerings.
At the Fall High Point Market, scheduled for October 13 to 21, InterHall will host 10 new design-driven and lifestyle-focused home furnishings exhibitors, a group that will join more than 70 manufacturers, suppliers and designers in one of the show’s signature destinations.
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 its second week, High Point Virtual Market gave the furniture industry access to programming, product discovery and a sense of community as they have dealt with the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to host International Market Centers.
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.
Last week, the first week of the International Market Centers High Point Virtual Market Experience, offered content and community for the home furnishings industry with participants logging into six webinars and visitors sourcing and discovering products, as well as providing an audience for a musical event that generated funds for City of Hope.
International Market Centers has slated an exclusive lineup of seminars and events for its IMC High Point Virtual Market, a three-week-long digital event focused on information and new product discovery opportunities running from May 11 to 29 on the company’s High Point Market website.
International Market Centers is rolling out new online resource centers through its Atlanta, Las Vegas and High Point Market websites to provide a channel through which buyers and exhibitors can continue to engage with each other, stay up-to-date on key trends and industry news and access webinars and other content.
As April approached, Twin Star Home had been developing one of its Style Takeover events for the Spring High Point Market, with students attending nearby High Point University invited to help create displays at the company’s showroom.
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.