HIGH POINT — The High Point Market Authority has lined up its fall programming and social events schedule for branded pop-up venue The Point, which operates daily Oct. 21-26.
The Point is host of educational events and industry mixers, and also serves as a daily lunch spot, lounge, and a guest services center where Market Advisors are staffed to provide information and guidance regarding the trade show.
At the heart of programming for The Point are informative presentations and roundtable discussions led by industry experts that offer business insights, trend reports, and peer mentoring. The 60-minute educational sessions are scheduled for either 10 a.m. or 2 p.m.
Highlights from this season’s lineup include:
All sponsored roundtable events include a complimentary lunch courtesy of the sponsor, served inside The Point by the Parson’s Table, between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. On Friday and Tuesday, food items from the Parson’s Table Pop-Up are available for purchase between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at this venue.
The Point is located one block east of the Transportation Terminal on Commerce Avenue and is open to registered High Point Market buyers Oct. 21-24, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. The Point closes at 6 pm on Oct. 25 and at 5 p.m. on Oct. 26.
Evening hospitality includes After Hours at The Point, featuring craft beer and wine from local brewery, Brown Truck Brewery, 5-8 p.m., Oct. 21-24. On Oct. 23 and 24, industry socials and mixers are sponsored by Sherwin-Williams, NKBA and MyDoma.
The Point will debut a new interior design theme of “floral fantasy” this October. Featured furnishings are sourced from High Point Market exhibitors and partners, including Crypton, Crystorama, Currey & Company, Debrah’s International Co., Four Hands, Hunter Douglas, Phillips Collection, Regina Andrew, Sherwin-Williams, Splashworks, Tov Furniture and Zuo.
For more information about events at The Point, visit the High Point Market website.
Vicky Jarrett has worked with various furniture industry publications — including Furniture Today, Retail Ideas, Our State magazine and Casual Living — for more than 20 years and rejoined Furniture Today as Managing Editor in 2016.
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