Get To The Point

Information and idea central for all things High Point Market

Plug into all things Market at The Point. To find any showroom or event, just ask one of our on-site advisors. Join a roundtable discussion to gain insider tips from industry leaders. Connect with some of the biggest names in home fashion at our fun, informal meet and greet sessions. Open every day of Market Week, we’re conveniently located on Commerce Avenue, next to the main Transportation Terminal.

Events

Friday, April 13

Parson’s Table Pop-Up

11:30am - 2pm

Social

The Point (on Commerce Ave next to the Transportation Terminal)

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Offering the wildly popular homemade sandwiches, salads, sourdough bread and desserts that Market-goers have come to know and love for decades, the Parson’s Table will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a pop-up lunch service daily in The Point from 11:30am – 2pm on Friday, April 13 – Tuesday, April 17.

#HPMKT Hashtag Printer and Photo Wall

11:30am - 6pm

Social

The Point (on Commerce Ave next to the Transportation Terminal)

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Let’s get social! As you share your memorable Market moments to your favorite social media channels, be sure to tag High Point Market and use the #HPMKT hashtag. Then, swing by The Point to pick up your printed memory and see what everyone else is posting from around Market on our photo wall.

The Point Grand Opening with Special Guest Jeff Foxworthy

12pm - 12:45pm

Social

The Point (on Commerce Ave next to the Transportation Terminal)

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Join special guest Jeff Foxworthy and other Market attendees as the High Point Market Authority officially opens an exciting new Market resource, The Point. Conveniently located on Commerce Ave just one block from the Transportation Terminal, this space will offer a wide range of activities and activations, such as roundtable discussions, meet and greets, social hours, Market Advisor consultations, an interactive demonstration space, hashtag printer, morning gourmet coffee and organic juice bars and daily lunch service from The Parson’s Table.

How to Shop Antiques at High Point Market 

2pm - 3pm

Educational

The Point (on Commerce Ave next to the Transportation Terminal)

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

With tens of thousands of antiques to peruse each High Point Market, how do you even know where to start your hunt for the perfect piece? Join the Antiques Diva, Toma Clark Haines, and interior designer Chad James in a roundtable discussion as they share their vast knowledge of antiques and shopping at High Point Market – and answer your questions along the way!  

ASID Member Meet Up at The Point

4pm - 6pm

Social

The Point (on Commerce Ave next to the Transportation Terminal)

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Explore what ASID has in store for 2018 at the ASID Member Meet Up at The Point. Connect with ASID and engage with members to kick off your High Point experience. Appetizers and refreshments provided. Please RSVP at https://asid.regfox.com/high-point-meet-up.

Saturday, April 14

Gourmet Coffee and Organic Juice Bar at The Point

8am - 10:30am

Social

The Point (on Commerce Ave next to the Transportation Terminal)

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Swing by The Point before tackling the day’s agenda to get your morning started off right. Gourmet coffee and specialty coffee drinks from Event Espresso as well as fresh-pressed organic juices from Organic AF will be available for purchase.

#HPMKT Hashtag Printer and Photo Wall

8am - 6pm

Social

The Point (on Commerce Ave next to the Transportation Terminal)

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Let’s get social! As you share your memorable Market moments to your favorite social media channels, be sure to tag High Point Market and use the #HPMKT hashtag. Then, swing by The Point to pick up your printed memory and see what everyone else is posting from around Market on our photo wall.

Editor at Large’s Guide to High Point Market

10am - 11am

Educational

The Point (on Commerce Ave next to the Transportation Terminal)

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Join Editor at Large’s president Julia Noran Johnston and members of her editorial team as they take a deep dive into their Designer’s Guide to High Point Market. This lively roundtable discussion will overview the events, products and people designers won’t want to miss while in High Point.

Fashion Snoops' Innovation Square - Obsess AR/VR Platform Demonstrations

11am - 2pm

Educational

The Point (on Commerce Ave next to the Transportation Terminal)

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Come visit Fashion Snoops' Innovation Square at The Point as they celebrate innovation and design each day through activations and demonstrations from well-known artisans and makers from 11am - 2pm. Changing daily, the "Innovation Square" space will provide an interactive experience with intriguing and insightful visual displays of craftsmanship from some of the industry’s finest. On Saturday, April 14, get to know the technology leading the revolution in the retail space by experiencing first hand how virtual reality is changing the current shopping landscape. Come see the products projected in virtual life and get the full 360 experience with the Obsess team.

Parson’s Table Pop-Up

11:30am - 2pm

Social

The Point (on Commerce Ave next to the Transportation Terminal)

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Offering the wildly popular homemade sandwiches, salads, sourdough bread and desserts that Market-goers have come to know and love for decades, the Parson’s Table will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a pop-up lunch service daily in The Point from 11:30am – 2pm on Friday, April 13 – Tuesday, April 17.

Business of Design Roundtable with Kimberley Seldon

2pm - 3pm

Educational

The Point (on Commerce Ave next to the Transportation Terminal)

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Join Business of Design founder and working designer, Kimberley Seldon, as she moderates a roundtable discussion on the ins and outs of running an interior design firm. This group coaching session will offer sound business advice, solutions for pressing business challenges, and suggestions for achieving desired growth.

Meet & Greet with The Scott Brothers

3pm - 4pm

Social

The Point (on Commerce Ave next to the Transportation Terminal)

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Meet and greet with the popular founders of Scott Living, Drew and Jonathan Scott.

Crypton Pooch Pop-Up

3pm - 5pm

Social

The Point (on Commerce Ave next to the Transportation Terminal)

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

A peaceful pack of comfort dogs from Fostering Friendships will be on hand at the lounge in The Point to meet and greet Market-goers needing a quick break. Be sure to stop by to rest and recharge with a furry friend before heading out to the evening's social events. Snap a selfie with a #poochpopup dog and tag Crypton for a donation to be made to support this great cause.

Black Interior Designers Network Mixer at The Point

4pm - 6pm

Social

The Point (on Commerce Ave next to the Transportation Terminal)

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Join members of the Black Interior Designers Network as they mix and mingle in Market’s newest space, The Point. Enjoy complimentary drinks and hors d’oeuvres while developing and deepening important business connections.

Sunday, April 15

Gourmet Coffee and Organic Juice Bar at The Point

8am - 10:30am

Social

The Point (on Commerce Ave next to the Transportation Terminal)

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Swing by The Point before tackling the day’s agenda to get your morning started off right. Gourmet coffee and specialty coffee drinks from Event Espresso as well as fresh-pressed organic juices from Organic AF will be available for purchase.

#HPMKT Hashtag Printer and Photo Wall

8am - 6pm

Social

The Point (on Commerce Ave next to the Transportation Terminal)

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Let’s get social! As you share your memorable Market moments to your favorite social media channels, be sure to tag High Point Market and use the #HPMKT hashtag. Then, swing by The Point to pick up your printed memory and see what everyone else is posting from around Market on our photo wall.

Trend Talk with Fashion Snoops - A Look Ahead

10am - 11am

Educational

The Point (on Commerce Ave next to the Transportation Terminal)

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Shop with confidence knowing that the products you’re purchasing this Spring Market will still be on-trend for years to come with this interactive roundtable discussion with Fashion Snoops’ Home Interiors Director, Jaye Anna Mize. Discuss the macro and micro trends influencing home furnishings, and what’s on the horizon for 2019.

Fashion Snoops' Innovation Square - Painting with Aviva Stanoff and Friends

11am - 2pm

Educational

The Point (on Commerce Ave next to the Transportation Terminal)

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Come visit Fashion Snoops' Innovation Square at The Point as they celebrate innovation and design each day through activations and demonstrations from well-known artisans and makers from 11am - 2pm. Changing daily, the "Innovation Square" space will provide an interactive experience with intriguing and insightful visual displays of craftsmanship from some of the industry’s finest. On Sunday, April 15, join textile artist extraordinaire Aviva Stanoff as she showcases her artistry, painting live on upholstery fabric with everything from paint to glitter. Surprise guests will be joining; you won't want to miss who shows up to paint!

Parson’s Table Pop-Up

11:30am - 2pm

Social

The Point (on Commerce Ave next to the Transportation Terminal)

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Offering the wildly popular homemade sandwiches, salads, sourdough bread and desserts that Market-goers have come to know and love for decades, the Parson’s Table will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a pop-up lunch service daily in The Point from 11:30am – 2pm on Friday, April 13 – Tuesday, April 17.

Dynamic Women in Design - Tips and Tricks from Multi-Tasking Mavens

2pm - 3pm

Educational

The Point (on Commerce Ave next to the Transportation Terminal)

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Amidst all the roles a business woman will play in today’s fast-paced world, how does one effectively and efficiently juggle all the balls in the air while maintaining a professional demeanor and a meaningful personal life? Join Stacy Kunstel, Suzanne Kasler and Michelle Nussbaumer in this roundtable discussion focusing on daily balance, useful tools and the multi-tasking tips and tricks these mavens has mastered over the years.

Crypton Pooch Pop-Up

3pm - 5pm

Social

The Point (on Commerce Ave next to the Transportation Terminal)

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

A peaceful pack of comfort dogs from Fostering Friendships will be on hand at the lounge in The Point to meet and greet Market-goers needing a quick break. Be sure to stop by to rest and recharge with a furry friend before heading out to the evening's social events. Snap a selfie with a #poochpopup dog and tag Crypton for a donation to be made to support this great cause.

Meet & Greet with Donny Osmond

3pm - 4pm

Social

The Point (on Commerce Ave next to the Transportation Terminal)

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Meet and greet with the lovable founder of Donny Osmond Home, Donny Osmond.

Monday, April 16

Gourmet Coffee and Organic Juice Bar at The Point

8am - 10:30am

Social

The Point (on Commerce Ave next to the Transportation Terminal)

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Swing by The Point before tackling the day’s agenda to get your morning started off right. Gourmet coffee and specialty coffee drinks from Event Espresso as well as fresh-pressed organic juices from Organic AF will be available for purchase.

#HPMKT Hashtag Printer and Photo Wall

8am - 6pm

Social

The Point (on Commerce Ave next to the Transportation Terminal)

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Let’s get social! As you share your memorable Market moments to your favorite social media channels, be sure to tag High Point Market and use the #HPMKT hashtag. Then, swing by The Point to pick up your printed memory and see what everyone else is posting from around Market on our photo wall.

Social Media Do’s and Don’ts with Mat Sanders and Brandon Quattrone

10am - 11am

Educational

The Point (on Commerce Ave next to the Transportation Terminal)

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Do be active on social media. Don’t ignore outreach from a potential customer. When it comes to social media, it seems the list of do’s and don’ts get longer and more complicated every day. How do you find what works best for you? Join Mat Sanders and Brandon Quattrone, the digital-savvy co-founders of Consort Design, for a roundtable discussion on social media best practices. Learn from their extensive experience and get your pressing questions answered too.

Fashion Snoops' Innovation Square - Upholstering with Norwalk Furniture

11am - 2pm

Educational

The Point (on Commerce Ave next to the Transportation Terminal)

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Come visit Fashion Snoops' Innovation Square at The Point as they celebrate innovation and design each day through activations and demonstrations from well-known artisans and makers from 11am - 2pm. Changing daily, the "Innovation Square" space will provide an interactive experience with intriguing and insightful visual displays of craftsmanship from some of the industry’s finest. On Monday, April 16, with the paint dried from Sunday's experience, we see the artisans of Norwalk Furniture come to life. Come join the Norwalk "furniture magicians" as they take the upholstery painted by Aviva Stanoff and friends from the day before and transform it into one of the signature Norwalk sofas right before your very eyes.

Parson’s Table Pop-Up

11:30am - 2pm

Social

The Point (on Commerce Ave next to the Transportation Terminal)

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Offering the wildly popular homemade sandwiches, salads, sourdough bread and desserts that Market-goers have come to know and love for decades, the Parson’s Table will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a pop-up lunch service daily in The Point from 11:30am – 2pm on Friday, April 13 – Tuesday, April 17.

So, You Want to be a Style Spotter?

2pm - 3pm

Educational

The Point (on Commerce Ave next to the Transportation Terminal)

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Each year, 8 home fashion trendsetters scour every corner of Market to showcase their favorite products and top trends from High Point exhibitors. From the Twitter Chat before Market to the Style Spotters LIVE! panel discussion during Market to the Style Report after Market, the Style Spotters are tasked with applying their trend-tracking abilities and sharing their expert insights. Interested in joining the 2019 team? Join us at this roundtable discussion, moderated by Stacy Kunstel, to learn from Style Spotters Emeritus Michelle Jennings Wiebe and Style Spotters alumni Brynn Olson and Erika Ward on what it takes to be considered, how the program impacted each person's career and what life was like in the Style Spotters spotlight.

Book Signing at The Point with Amy Flurry, Jason Oliver Nixon & John Loecke

3pm - 4pm

Social

The Point (on Commerce Ave next to the Transportation Terminal)

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Meet and greet with authors Amy Flurry, Jason Oliver Nixon and John Loecke and snag a personalized copy of their latest books.

Tuesday, April 17

Gourmet Coffee and Organic Juice Bar at The Point

8am - 10:30am

Social

The Point (on Commerce Ave next to the Transportation Terminal)

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Swing by The Point before tackling the day’s agenda to get your morning started off right. Gourmet coffee and specialty coffee drinks from Event Espresso as well as fresh-pressed organic juices from Organic AF will be available for purchase.

#HPMKT Hashtag Printer and Photo Wall

8am - 6pm

Social

The Point (on Commerce Ave next to the Transportation Terminal)

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Let’s get social! As you share your memorable Market moments to your favorite social media channels, be sure to tag High Point Market and use the #HPMKT hashtag. Then, swing by The Point to pick up your printed memory and see what everyone else is posting from around Market on our photo wall.

Green is the Color of Opportunity

10am - 11am

Educational

The Point (on Commerce Ave next to the Transportation Terminal)

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Consumer concerns about the environment are driving purchase decisions, and companies that can tell an authentic sustainability story are reaping real benefits. Join Susan Inglis of the Sustainable Furnishings Council, Peggy Burns of Circle Furniture and Aviva Stanoff of Aviva Stanoff Design Studio in an engaging roundtable discussion featuring examples of manufacturers, retailers and designers who are making money in this market and insights into how you can develop and deliver your own sustainability story.

Fashion Snoops' Innovation Square - Embellishing with the Trim Queen - Jana Platina Phipps

11am - 2pm

Educational

The Point (on Commerce Ave next to the Transportation Terminal)

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Come visit Fashion Snoops' Innovation Square at The Point as they celebrate innovation and design each day through activations and demonstrations from well-known artisans and makers from 11am - 2pm. Changing daily, the "Innovation Square" space will provide an interactive experience with intriguing and insightful visual displays of craftsmanship from some of the industry’s finest. On Tuesday, April 17, join Jana Platina Phipps as she demos how to embellish upholstery with trimmings, adding modern design details to our beautiful Norwalk sofa. She's called the "Trim Queen" for a reason!

Parson’s Table Pop-Up

11:30am - 2pm

Social

The Point (on Commerce Ave next to the Transportation Terminal)

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Offering the wildly popular homemade sandwiches, salads, sourdough bread and desserts that Market-goers have come to know and love for decades, the Parson’s Table will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a pop-up lunch service daily in The Point from 11:30am – 2pm on Friday, April 13 – Tuesday, April 17.

Performance Fabrics - Today's Hottest Textiles

2pm - 3pm

Educational

The Point (on Commerce Ave next to the Transportation Terminal)

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

From durability and cleanability to technical innovation, the advanced solutions available from today’s performance textiles continues to evolve. So how do you find the perfect performance fabric that will meet all the unique challenges of individual clients and customers? Join Todd Nifong, chair of the educational foundation for the International Textile Alliance, as he moderates a roundtable discussion with Caroline Hipple of Norwalk Furniture and Christi Barbour of Barbour Spangle Design on the topic of performance fabrics and where the integration of technology into textiles will take the industry next.

Wednesday, April 18

Gourmet Coffee and Organic Juice Bar at The Point

8am - 10:30am

Social

The Point (on Commerce Ave next to the Transportation Terminal)

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Swing by The Point before tackling the day’s agenda to get your morning started off right. Gourmet coffee and specialty coffee drinks from Event Espresso as well as fresh-pressed organic juices from Organic AF will be available for purchase.

#HPMKT Hashtag Printer and Photo Wall

8am - 10:30am

Social

The Point (on Commerce Ave next to the Transportation Terminal)

Shuttle Stop: 14 (Red/Green Line)

Let’s get social! As you share your memorable Market moments to your favorite social media channels, be sure to tag High Point Market and use the #HPMKT hashtag. Then, swing by The Point to pick up your printed memory and see what everyone else is posting from around Market on our photo wall.