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IMC Welcomes 90+ New, Relocating and Expanding Exhibitors for Fall 2020 High Point Market

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International Market Centers (IMC) announced that its 17 High Point Market properties will welcome more than 90 new, expanding and relocating showrooms and temporary exhibits to Fall 2020 High Point Market, running Oct. 13 – Oct. 21, 2020. To date, 73% of IMC’s 800+ High Point resources have confirmed they will open for Fall Market, which is consistent with a recent High Point Market Authority (HPMA) report stating that 70% of the market’s total exhibitors are slated to open.

“We are delighted to welcome buyers and designers back to IMC’s properties for the upcoming High Point Market,” said Bob Maricich, IMC CEO. “As our industry continues to recover, we are confident our safety protocols will help make High Point a safe place to shop and source.”

International Market Centers’ 17 properties in High Point include: 300 E. Green St.; 300 S. Main St.; Commerce & Design Building (C&D); Furniture Plaza (FP); Historic Market Square (MS or MS-ADC for Antique Design Center properties); International Home Furnishings Center (IHFC); Klaussner on Hamilton; Market Square Textile Tower (MST); National Furniture Mart (NFM); Plaza Suites (PS); Showplace (SHOW); the Suites at Market Square (SAMS); and five on Hamilton Street – 121, 200, 320 and 330 N. Hamilton St., and 129 S. Hamilton St.

IMC Showrooms Set to Debut for Market

Nearly 60 new, relocating and expanding exhibitors will show in permanent showrooms across the High Point Market campus.

The 29 new showrooms include:
• Art Classics (IHFC)
• Artifacts (MS - ADC)
• BenchMaster Furniture (FP)
• Crystorama (IHFC)
• Elizabeth Gray (MS - ADC)
• Enza Home (IHFC)
• Flair Enterprises (IHFC)
• Greenwald Antiques (MS - ADC)
• Grinard Collection (MS – ADC)
• Hastening Designs (MS - ADC)
• Hubbardton Forge (IHFC)
• Julian's Antiques (MS - ADC)
• Justin Westbrook Antiques (MS - ADC)
• Level57 (IHFC)
• Luxe Decor Life (C&D)
• M Design Village (IHFC)
• Marianne Stikas & More and More Antiques (MS - ADC)
 Mario Pollo (MS - ADC)
• Marta Gualda Artifacts (MS - ADC)
• Modern Love (MS - ADC)
• Moore & Giles (MST)
• Northridge Home (NFM)
• Period to Mod/Brennan & Mouilleseaux Antiques (MS - ADC)
• Premier Home Furnishings (PS)
• Primo International (IHFC)
• RDT (IHFC)
• Risk Assurance Partners (PS)
• Tempotest USA by Para (MST)
• Third Coast Modern (MS - ADC)

The 30 expanding or relocating showrooms are:

• 300 South Main (300-310 S. Main St)
• A-America (IHFC)
• Architectural Anarchy (MS - ADC)
• B. Kelley Antiques (MS - ADC)
• Bontempi Casa (IHFC InterHall)
• Bramble Co. (SHOW)
• Camerich USA (IHFC)
• Davon's Antiques (MS - ADC)
• El Ran (FP)
• Emissary (IHFC)
• Forest Designs (PS)
• Global Home (FP, NFM)
• HFA (PS)
• J. Covington (MS - ADC)
• Kenny Ball Antiques (MS - ADC)
• La-Z-Boy (FP)
• LR Resources (SHOW)
• Luisana Designs & Antiques (MS - ADC)
• Michael & Co (MS - ADC)
• Mobita (IHFC)
• Moe's Home Collection (IHFC)
• Nice Link Home Furnishings (MST)
• Peridot Antiques (MS - ADC)
• Port 68 (IHFC - InterHall)
• Regency Redux (MS - ADC)
• Simply Amish (N. Hamilton)
• Sunpan (SHOW)
• Unique Loom (MS)
• Village Antiques (MS - ADC)
• Wexel Art Displays (SHOW)

Temporary Exhibits Return for Fall Market 

This fall, 30+ new exhibitors will show in IMC’s three premier temporary exhibit destinations: The Suites at Market Square (SAMS), International Home Furnishings Center’s (IHFC) signature InterHall and Plaza Suites’ ground floor. A full list of SAMS exhibitors who have confirmed their participation for Fall 2020 Market is available at http://www.imchighpointmarket.com/sams-open.

IMC’s Digital Offerings Make Market Prep Easier

IMC offers digital tools to make market preparation easier. An online catalog of the 20+ educational webinars offered in the lead-up to market is available for remote learning before, during and after market. Two digital tools – Catalog Connexion and Shopzio, both powered by IMC_di (IMC’s Digital Innovations division), enable buyers to source and shop prior to market. Catalog Connexion, a keyword-searchable catalog library, features 580+ IMC exhibitor catalogs through which buyers can browse and submit product inquiries. As an added benefit, select catalogs also link through to ShopZio, a fully transactional B2B ecommerce platform, allowing retailers and designers to browse as well as buy. All of these tools can be easily found on the IMC High Point Market homepage.

Together Safely

All IMC buildings will follow the market-wide #HPMKTsafe and IMC’s Together Safely protocols including the required use of personal protective equipment (PPE), temporal monitoring, social distancing, elevator and showroom occupancy control, hand sanitizing/cleansing and significantly enhanced housekeeping. Arrival details can be found at http://www.imchighpointmarket.com/market-arrival; to read IMC’s full Together Safely plan, go to www.TogetherSafely.com.


High Point Market: 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 showrooms which contain 70 percent of the exhibitors, including the majority of the top 500 manufacturers. Fall 2020 Market is scheduled for Oct. 13 – Oct. 21, 2020. For more information, visit www.imchighointmarket.com.

About International Market Centers: International Market Centers (IMC) serves as the center of commerce for the furniture, gift, home decor and apparel industries, bringing buyers and sellers from all over the world together through physical markets in Atlanta, High Point and Las Vegas. With the launch of the IMC_Digital Innovations division in January 2020, IMC offers the only omnichannel solution for the home, gift and apparel industries that seamlessly connects physical and digital wholesale commerce. www.IMCenters.com.

 

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