HIGH POINT MARKET FALL 2013

By now, you've probably packed your comfy & stylish shoes along with your favorite tote, camera, umbrella, and a little sweater or wrap to take part in the interior design industry's largest event: High Point Market. North Carolina is the furniture capital of the USA, which is where High Point is located. Even if you're not going to High Point (aka HPMKT), you can still follow along through social media. Starting tonite, a slue of vendors and manufacturers will be hosting soirees to swoon interior designers -- and bloggers -- to buy and implement featured showroom products into their upcoming design projects, blog posts, social media sharing, and shops. Along with all the perfectly presented showrooms will be several engaging seminars, communicating and sharing interior design business tips and industry trends. Market trends will be featured and highlighted by this seasons selected Style Spotters - sharing their finds on Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest. Retailers, corporations and small business owners take note: THIS. IS. HOW. you make an 'event' AN EVENT!



 DecorMentor founder Lisa Ferguson has worked with brands and associations including ASID, Kravet, and Tobi Fairley Mastermind, teaching designers how to elevate their businesses. Follow on Twitter at @decormentor


Interior Designer Stacy Naquin's signature style is a unique combination of modern glamour, timeless design, and current trends, making her one of the freshest faces in design throughout Louisiana and the South. Follow on Twitter at @staceynaquin


 Tobi Fairley is providing custom-tailored education, enlightened mentoring, and common-sense tools, empowering people to cultivate their strengths and create inspired solutions for business, design, and life. Follow Tobi on Twitter at @tobifairley


 Gretchen Aubuchon combines her love of fashion and home decorating with more than 10 years of director-level experience in Public Relations and Marketing, as well as a background in Interior Decorating. Gretchen founded the Fashion + Decor website. Follow Gretchen on Twitter at @fashiondecor


 Believing that beauty is created by making ordinary - orderly, the Traci Zeller Designs team empowers families to live harmonious lives, full of style and grace. Follow Traci at @tracizeller



 Janel Labon is the executive editor of Apartment Therapy, the popular home design and lifestyle blog community whose tagline is "Saving the World One Room at a Time." Follow Janel at @janellaban


 Founder and principal of Lisa Mende Design, Lisa creates classically inspired interiors with a modern vibe for clients throughout the southeast. Follow Lisa at @lisamende


 As president of the interior design firm Studio M, Michelle Jennings Wiebe specializes in sophisticated luxury interiors. Follow Michelle at @studioM_



 A professional interior designer since 2001, Shay Geyer’s work has been published in several magazines and she is the design expert for Good Morning Texas. Follow Shay on Twitter at @designershay



watch all week as the Style Spotters pin their best discoveries on the spot! And offer YOUR feedback on the pins by liking, sharing and commenting-on the items we select that you like the MOST. Votes placed between October 19th and November 1 will all be tallied to determine which of us Style Spotters has her finger on the pulse of what inspires you! - See more at: http://tobifairley.com/blog/2013/to-market-to-market/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+TobiFairley+%28Tobi+Fairley+Interior+Design%29#sthash.QgP30i0i.dpuf
watch all week as the Style Spotters pin their best discoveries on the spot! And offer YOUR feedback on the pins by liking, sharing and commenting-on the items we select that you like the MOST. Votes placed between October 19th and November 1 will all be tallied to determine which of us Style Spotters has her finger on the pulse of what inspires you! - See more at: http://tobifairley.com/blog/2013/to-market-to-market/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+TobiFairley+%28Tobi+Fairley+Interior+Design%29#sthash.QgP30i0i.dpuf
watch all week as the Style Spotters pin their best discoveries on the spot! And offer YOUR feedback on the pins by liking, sharing and commenting-on the items we select that you like the MOST. Votes placed between October 19th and November 1 will all be tallied to determine which of us Style Spotters has her finger on the pulse of what inspires you! - See more at: http://tobifairley.com/blog/2013/to-market-to-market/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+TobiFairley+%28Tobi+Fairley+Interior+Design%29#sthash.QgP30i0i.dpuf

Follow the Style Spotters on Pinterest at

Get engaged in the convo! Offer YOUR feedback on the pins by liking, sharing and commenting on the items the Style Spotters select that you like the most. By doing this your engagement will count as votes. Votes placed between October 19th and November 1 will all be tallied to determine which of the Style Spotters has their finger on the pulse of what inspires you!


offer YOUR feedback on the pins by liking, sharing and commenting-on the items we select that you like the MOST. Votes placed between October 19th and November 1 will all be tallied to determine which of us Style Spotters has her finger on the pulse of what inspires you - See more at: http://tobifairley.com/blog/2013/to-market-to-market/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+TobiFairley+%28Tobi+Fairley+Interior+Design%29#sthash.QgP30i0i.dpuf
watch all week as the Style Spotters pin their best discoveries on the spot! And offer YOUR feedback on the pins by liking, sharing and commenting-on the items we select that you like the MOST. Votes placed between October 19th and November 1 will all be tallied to determine which of us Style Spotters has her finger on the pulse of what inspires you! - See more at: http://tobifairley.com/blog/2013/to-market-to-market/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+TobiFairley+%28Tobi+Fairley+Interior+Design%29#sthash.QgP30i0i.dpuf

Follow all the buzz happening at High Point Fall Market in real-time by following the trademarked hashtag #HPMKT on Twitter AND Facebook.


Join Laurie Chambers Laizure and Donna Frasca who will be broadcasting LIVE to their Google+ Interior Design Community - Saturday October 19, 6 PM EST






Participate in the Google chat today at 4 PM EST to Preview High Point Market with Laurie & Donna at https://plus.google.com/u/0/events/crrgasm5s1vofql77h49ukcqcs8





One of the new products debuting at #HPMKT will be a custom rug collection designed by Dustin Van Fleet being featured at the Amanda Lane Kinney's Antique & Design Center of High Point. Read an interview with Dustin by Leslie Carothers today on Hadley Court.


Learn about the Book Signings, Seminars, Guest Speakers and the 50+ companies featured in this Fall’s Made in America Pavilion and featured at High Point by visiting their site HighPointMarket.org



And also be sure to follow-up with highlights and recaps after the market to be featured within several shelter print publications such as House Beautiful, online publications such as Apartment Therapy, online sites such as Houzz.com and the several interior design industry blogs -- some including myself and Hadley Court.



FALL MARKET 2013 - OCTOBER 19 thru 24


Thank goodness for Social Media! Following along in real time is the next best thing to being at and participating in the Fall High Point Market Event... whose growth has transcended and transformed because of it.




Have a Happy High Point event!
Thanks for stopping by...






2 comments:

  1. Thank You Lynda for the shout out! You are the BEST!!! Hope to see you here!

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