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HIGH POINT, N.C. – (March 3, 2022) – International Market Centers (IMC) expands its nearly 600 High Point Market furniture and home décor offerings with nine more showroom updates presenting fresh furniture, décor, fixed-wire lighting and textiles at the April 2-6, 2022 market. These additions bring the total to 21 new, expanded and relocated showrooms set to open in eight downtown High Point buildings.
“High Point Market is the premier opportunity for designers and retailers to source the unique furniture and décor items that bring great design to life,” said Scott Eckman, IMC executive vice president, chief revenue officer. “Expanded cross-category offerings this April make IMC’s High Point properties the top discovery destinations for buyers looking to take their projects and stores to the next level.”
Five new showrooms are Belle Meade (bedroom, dining room and occasional pieces finished in High Point) in 121 North Hamilton; Newton Coley (luxury upholstery made in North Carolina) in Market Square Tower; Schonbek (handcrafted fixed-wire lighting made in New York) at the Suites at Market Square (SAMS) and Zoy Home Furnishings (sofas and chairs) in Plaza Suites. Three expansions are Kuka North America (upholstered home furnishings) adding a second location in Furniture Plaza; Regal Fabrics (furniture fabrics in original, copyright-protected patterns) in Market Square Tower; and Spectra Home (fabric and leather seating) in 200 North Hamilton. Additionally, DiGiò Leather Sofas (sofas made in Italy) relocates to a larger showroom in Furniture Plaza from IHFC.
Brands also are using High Point Market to launch new divisions including TOV (modern furniture) launching The Voices Collection featuring 20+ SKUs designed by Black designers.
These updates augment 13 previously announced showroom additions, expansions and relocations in IHFC and InterHall. Four new showrooms are Accent Décor, Flair Enterprises, Global Home USA and Kalco Lighting; six expansions are Bellini Modern Living, Frank Thomas Art, Magnussen Home, Modway Furniture, MotoSleep and Rugs America; and three relocations are Bougainvillea, Celadon Art and Lite Source.
Beyond permanent showrooms, IMC also presents the largest selection of temporary exhibits at High Point Market. InterHall offers nearly 50 resources on the first floor of IHFC and SAMS offers 220+ temporary exhibitors on three floors and Plaza Suites offers 15+ furniture exhibitors on one floor.
International Market Centers’ 17 properties in High Point include: 300 E. Green St.; 300 S. Main St.; Commerce & Design Building (C&D); Furniture Plaza; Historic Market Square; IHFC; Klaussner on Hamilton; Market Square Textile Tower; National Furniture Mart; Plaza Suites; Showplace; the Suites at Market Square; and five on Hamilton Street – 121, 200, 320 and 330 N. Hamilton St., and 129 S. Hamilton St. A full list of IMC’s High Point resources is available at IMCHighPointMarket.com/exhibitor-directory.
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. The Spring 2022 Market is scheduled for April 2-6, 2022. Registration is open now at HighPointMarket.org. For more information about events and exhibits presented by IMC, visit IMCHighPointMarket.com.
About International Market Centers: International Market Centers (IMC) serves as the center of commerce for the wholesale furniture, gift, home decor and apparel industries. With more than 20 million square feet of premium wholesale showroom space in High Point, N.C., Las Vegas and Atlanta, IMC has more than 60 years of relationships and experience creating scalable business platforms for wholesale commerce. With the launch of Juniper, a fully integrated omnichannel B2B commerce solution and multiline B2B e-commerce marketplace empowering buyers and sellers to better manage and grow their business at markets and year-round, IMC now provides the only omnichannel sales and marketing platform that seamlessly connects physical and digital wholesale commerce. For more information, visit IMCenters.com.