By Tina Jepsen
What biannual trade event draws upwards of 80,000 visitors to 10 million square feet of showroom space featuring 2,000 exhibitors and an unparalleled list of celebrities, speakers, and industry insiders?
High Point Market!
As the largest home furnishings show of its kind, High Point Market has become the place to be for designers, buyers, representatives, and other industry professionals looking to show off their latest collections and explore emerging trends.
From October 13-17th, the city of High Point, North Carolina will transform into the epicenter of all things furniture, and House Tipster plans to be in the middle of all the action. What’s in store? Here’s a rundown of just some of the action we’ll be covering at Fall Market.
How to Adapt to a Changing Industry Panel
House Tipster has partnered with Zuo Modern to present on a topic that’s on the top of everyone’s mind at High Point Market: the rapid pace of change within the industry.
Under the moderation of renowned interior and product designer, Christopher Grubb, panelists will discuss their experience and note takeaways to help others navigate advances in technology, evolving customer bases, and the emergence of the retail “experience.”
The stellar panelist lineup includes:
- Christopher Grubb, Arch-Interiors Design Group
- Thomas Wolosik, House Tipster
- Patti Carpenter, Trendscope
- Andrea Guardiola, Zuo Modern
- Barrie Livingstone, Designer
- John Erdos, Erdos + Ko
- Bill McLoughlin, Furniture Today
HGTV Stars Reunion
Surya and Design Talk LIVE are partnering to present the first “Unofficial” HGTV stars reunion at Fall Market. This exciting event is set to take place on Sunday, October 14th and feature fan favorites like Rick Riffle, Elle H Millard, Ron Ortiz, Thom Filicia, and dozens more.
With over a dozen interviews lined up, our media team will be busy finding out what’s new and noteworthy for fall and beyond. Stay tuned for special features with the likes of Earl Charles Spencer, Kathy Ireland, and Kelli Ellis.
As always, House Tipster host Christopher Grubb will meet with product reps and leading designers to learn what trends they’re seeing at Market. In past Markets, these insiders have shared with us their favorite product picks, notable materials, and color trends. It’s great info to have to start planning for 2019.
Above all, High Point Market is the best source for valuable industry information. There are installations to visit, people to meet, networking to do, and educational opportunities everywhere.
There’s a lot to look forward to, and it all starts this week!
We hope to see you at Fall Market!