More for the Floor at High Point Market

Posted on October 15, 2013 by HFN Staff

ShowplaceNEW YORK-High Point Market begins on Saturday, and there will be plenty of rug-related events for attendees partake. Whether they include designer launches, educational opportunities or just a reason to relax with industry friends, these events are a great way to keep abreast of industry happenings.

For highlights of rug designs being introduced at market, check out HFN's October issue and its exclusive High Point Market issue--both of which will be available at High Point Market--or the Product Galleries, located at

Saturday, Oct. 19:

2 p.m.: Surya will present "Coordinating a Room - A Conversation with Candice Olson," for which Olson will discuss several recent home decorating projects and how she transformed ordinary living spaces into stylish and sophisticated ones. Showplace, 4100

4-9 p.m.: Phillips Collection Industry Mixer, IHFC C-202. Co-sponsored by IMC, WithIt, ASFD, YHFP, SFC and ART.

5-6:30 p.m.: Nourison will officially launch its collection with designer Kathy Ireland. IHFC, IH-101 InterHall

Sunday, Oct. 20:

10 a.m.-2 p.m.: Capel will host Designer Day, where Genevieve Gorder, Kevin O'Brien, Coco and--the latest designers to join Capel's licensed portfolio--Susan Hable Smith and Katharine Hable Sweeney of Hable Construction, will be available to meet with attendees. Market Square, Space 112

11 a.m.-2 p.m.: Abu Rugs and Home will host a brunch to celebrate its recent rug collaboration with High Point University students. 5626 Riverdale Road, Jamestown, N.C.

4 p.m.: Surya will present "Social Media Success in the Home Decor Industry," where a panel of industry thought leaders will discuss the evolving role of social media in the home decor and interior design space. Showplace, 4100

4-7 p.m.: Company C will host its 20th anniversary celebration. IHFC-D431.

5 p.m.: In an expanded showroom, Loloi will host a market party, featuring live music from Jaxson Jill, catered hors d'oeuvres and drinks. IHFC, D-320

6 p.m.: Surya will hold its annual fall celebration, offering attendees cocktails and hors d-oeuvres, while a DJ provides the music. Showplace, 4100

6:30-7:30 p.m.: ART will hold its Under 40 social event, which is co-sponsored by IMAX. IHFC W-446

Monday, Oct. 21:

5-9 p.m.: Feizy will host its 1940s-inspired birthday party. Guests will be treated to live music by The Boilermaker Jazz Band, a martini bar, hors d'oeuvres and swing dance lessons. Market Square, 143 (5-7 p.m.), Market Square courtyard (7-9 p.m.)

Tuesday, Oct. 22:

2 p.m.: In Surya's showroom, Sherwin-Williams will present Colormix 2014, a four-palette collection that draws influences from fashion, science, nature, pop culture and global traditions and will provide design professionals with a guide to help them define the moods they want to create and select colors for projects. 0.1 CEU credit. Showplace, 4100


11 a.m.: Surya will hold a Merchandising Walk Through, where attendees can see its integrated merchandising solutions, including its newest one--Surya Complements--as well as learn about increasing store revenue by using creative displays. Showplace, 4100

2 p.m.: Surya's product designers will lead attendees on a Trend Walk Through and share what inspires their designs along with the latest home decor trends. Showplace, 4100

4-6 p.m.: Kas Rugs will host a wine and cheese reception for attendees. IHFC, D-301

Capel will have sweet tea and Southern lunches every day. Market Square, Space 112


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