HIGH POINT – The Suites at Market Square (SAMS) – the largest collection of temporary exhibitors at High Point Market – approaches its traditional size with exhibits, managed by International Market Centers (IMC), expanding to all three floors of the building to showcase 200+ cross-category brands for the October 16-20, 2021 market.
“The growth of IMC’s temporary offerings at High Point – including significant new and returning brands – are an indicator of the industry’s anticipation for the October market,” said Scott Eckman, IMC executive vice president, chief revenue officer. “The Suites at Market Square are set to be a key destination for market with the design-driven resources meeting pent-up demand for new and next in furniture and décor.”
SALON – the design-focused, fashion-forward curated collection on the ground floor of SAMS – features 50+ exhibitors with six new brands including Crystamas (luxury home decor), Distant Echo (sustainable handmade home textiles), Eikones Studio (black and white photography prints), HI Teak Furniture (Teak wood indoor and outdoor furniture), Poetic Pillow (decorative pillows), Via Venezia (hand-dyed silk and linen textiles from Italy). Relocated and expanded brands include Mainly Baskets (ratan furniture and décor) and r. Lusk (custom handcrafted residential and commercial wall décor). The collection also features brands like Kathryn McCoy (handmade stone lighting, tabletop and décor) returning to Market after a hiatus.
Nearly 30 updates to the cross-category lineup of innovative products that includes decorative accessories, furniture, home textiles, lighting, rugs, and wall art in SAMS include notable new brands like AREA by Edward Fields (luxury rugs), Crave Candle Co (hand-poured luxury soy candles), Glac Seat Bistro Furniture (indoor and outdoor restaurant furniture), Dale Tiffany (fine art glass lighting and accessories), Ison Furniture (furniture and accessories), Marilou Shop & Interiors (handcrafted, sustainably sourced home décor), Martha and Ash (handmade drapery and home goods), Native Spun (handwoven organic textiles), Pair’D Furnishings (American handmade furniture and fine art) and Somar Creations (custom acrylic designs). Additionally, Acquisitions Limited (antiques), Clark Hall Doors (custom iron doors and windows) and Homefires (fireplaces) are among the brands making their return to Market at SAMS.
The top floor of SAMS reopens with a cash and carry jewelry and accessories collection with All That Glitterz (costume jewelry), Kingston Bay Gallery (estate jewelry) and Marque Luxury (authenticated preowned luxury items) and Paris Station Jewelry (estate designer jewelry). The top floor is also home to the “DesignOn HPMKT by IMC” seminar space, which hosts 13 seminars and networking events during market.
A full list of IMC’s temporary exhibits – 200+ in SAMS, 50+ in InterHall and 15+ in Plaza Suites – is at http://www.imchighpointmarket.com/exhibitor-directory/.
IMC’s temporary exhibitors will follow the Together Safely protocols. To read the full Together Safely plan, go to www.TogetherSafely.com.
High Point Market is the largest furnishings industry trade show in the world, with more than 2,000 manufacturers in 11.5 million square feet of showroom and exhibit space in multiple buildings in downtown High Point, North Carolina. Each Market attracts tens of thousands of retail home furnishings buyers, interior designers, architects, and others in the home furnishings industry. International Market Centers (IMC) owns 17 prime High Point Market showroom buildings, which contain 70 percent of the exhibitors, including the majority of the top 500 manufacturers. DesignOnHPMKT by IMC is the official voice for IMC’s High Point Market programming and at-market activities representing a wealth of industry knowledge and connections. Fall 2021 Market is scheduled for October 16-20, 2021. Registration for the Fall 2021 High Point Market is open now at HighPointMarket.org. For more information, visit IMCHighPointMarket.com.