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High Point Market Authority Announces a Public Art Project

High Point Market

HIGH POINT, N.C.–The High Point Market Authority announced that a public/private art pilot project will unfold in seven locations, including three in the Market District. The project will initially feature sculptures from local artist Charles B. “Chuck” Foster who works in time-honored materials such as granite, marble and bronze. The project calls for the artworkMore »

Last updated: September 4, 2014

Urban Expositions to Spotlight Maker’s Market Division

Urban Expositions Makers Market

ATLANTA-Trade show producer Urban Expositions will rebrand the Handcrafted section of its gift shows as Maker’s Market and expand its promotional and marketing efforts in 2015. Makers’ Market will bring together artisans and designers featuring handstyled crafts in categories such as tabletop, textiles and home decor. The section will be featured at Urban’s Philadelphia, Seattle,More »

Last updated: September 3, 2014

HFN High Point, Tabletop Editorial Deadline Extended

HFN

NEW YORK–HFN has extended its editorial deadline for new product information and high-resolution images regarding products debuting at High Point Market and the Tabletop Show in October. It is now Monday, Sept. 15. To be included, please send a brief product description, your company website and a hi-res image to us no later than thatMore »

Last updated: September 3, 2014

Li Appointed President of Ralph Lauren Home

William Li

NEW YORK–William Li has been appointed president of Ralph Lauren Home, succeeding Ian Sears. Li will assume the position with more than four years of experience building the Ralph Lauren brand and business globally as senior vice president of Ralph Lauren Home. “Li’s strong leadership skills, in-depth understanding of the home market and the company,More »

Last updated: August 28, 2014

Organizers: Summer NY Now Strong for Exhibitors

NY Now

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-Thanks to increased order writing among attendees, the summer edition of NY Now, which took place from Aug. 16-20, “was one of the strongest editions … in recent memory,” according to a statement from the trade show. Christian Falkenberg, the show’s director and senior vice president, said, “Anecdotally, many exhibitors reported that theMore »

Last updated: August 28, 2014

Urban Expositions Hires Flaherty, Wade for Sales Posts

UrbanExpositions

ATLANTA-Urban Expositions has named Robin Flaherty sales manager for the Windy City Gift Show, and has appointed Nora Wade sales manager for the California Gift Show. Both positions are new ones for the trade-show management company. In her new role, Flaherty assists in sales efforts for the Windy City Gift Show, with a special focusMore »

Last updated: August 28, 2014

High Point Market Preview Twitter Chat Set for Sept. 17

High Point Market

HIGH POINT, N.C.–The High Point Market Authority (@hpmarketnews) and collaborative community Decor Mentor (@decormentor) are once again co-hosting a Twitter Chat on new products for the upcoming Fall market. The Chat is scheduled for Sept. 17, 6 p.m. The Fall High Point Market takes place on Oct. 18-23. High Point Market exhibitors are invited toMore »

Last updated: August 27, 2014

WithIt Calls for WOW Nominees

WithIt WOW Awards

HIGH POINT, N.C.–Women in the Home Industries Today (WithIt) is requesting nominations for its annual WOW Awards, to be presented during the Las Vegas Market on Jan. 18, 2015. WithIt, a women’s leadership development network, invites retailers, manufacturers, suppliers and other industry professionals to nominate deserving individuals and businesses in the home and furnishings industry.More »

Last updated: August 26, 2014