One of the largest indoor furniture trade shows is upon us, High Point Market. Companies from all over the world will make the trip to High Point, NC, to exhibit the latest styles and trends in the furniture industry. More than 2,000 companies will be exhibiting at this year’s market, debuting home furnishings and accessories in every category, style and price range imaginable. The show runs from April 21 – 26, 2012, and is otherwise known as “Market Week”. Throughout the duration of the show, educational seminars and social gatherings will bring together retailers, buyers, media members, and other industry professionals. For a list of events taking place during “Market Week,” click here.
Whether you are a first time attendee or veteran, there are a few key showrooms and exhibits that are must-sees. Here’s what we suggest…
- Made in America Pavilion – The Made in America theme has increased in popularity immensely among Americans. This year, the pavilion has expanded to over 32,000 square feet, due to the growing trend of consumer awareness and demand for American-made goods. Exhibitors include Flat Rock Furniture, Habersham, Shiner/Home Source International, and many others. For a full list of exhibitors in the Made in America Pavilion, click here.
- Century Furniture, LLC – Located in the Market Square Building, spaces 500, 412, Century Furniture will be showcasing upscale home furnishings and accessories. Ranging from a variety of styles including French, Coastal, Contemporary, Mediterranean, and more. In addition to producing elegant, handcrafted products, Century Furniture has embraced the sustainability movement. Since 1947, the company has been creating furniture and accessories at its Hickory, NC facility, using predominantly domestic materials to help reduce energy costs. To learn more about Century Furniture, click here.
- Lamp Works – Buyers and retailers, Lamp Works, is one of the top lighting design companies showcasing new products at this year’s market. Located in the IHFC Building, space D341, Lamp Works designs beautiful, high-end light fixtures. Ranging in styles, shapes and sizes, the company’s designs are ideal for hospitality projects. One of the company’s most recent installations includes Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas. To learn more about Lamp Works, click here.