This High Point Market, Decor News Now is teaming up with AndMore, Oliver Gal and Feizy to bring buyers a series of panel discussions and fireside chats that will help you sell more, anticipate clients’ needs, expand your brand and design for wellbeing. Details about the events and RSVP links are below:
Friday Oct 13th – 10am at The Point: Consumer Buying Plans for the Second Half
Consumer Insights Now, a division of Home News Now, is presenting some of its key findings on consumer buying trends for residential furnishings in the second half of 2023. Consumers were asked what they plan to purchase, where they plan to purchase, and how this ties in with their home decorating plans. The research explores how consumers decorate their home, covering various styles that suit their decorating needs. The panel includes Tom Russell, editor-in-chief of Home News Now, Alex Milstein, editor-in-chief of Casual News Now and Courtney Porter, editor-in-chief of Decor News Now. In addition to presenting the major findings, the editors will address some of the challenges experienced by consumers and how to address those pain points. | No RSVP required. More info here.
Guest Speakers: Tom Russell, Alex Milstein, Courtney Porter
Saturday Oct 14th – 2:00 p.m at The Point: In Style & On the Money — Start with Art
“In Style & On the Money — Start with Art “ will be the theme of a panel discussion hosted by Miami-based decorative wall art company Oliver Gal during the Fall 2023 High Point Market. Featuring international artist and Oliver Gal Creative Director Lola Sanchez, the educational panel will be open to all Market attendees at The Point on Saturday, October 14th at 2:00 p.m. Lola will be joined by Courtney Porter, author, design consultant and Editor-In-Chief for DecorNewsNow, in a discussion covering top trends and tips illustrating how design professionals can not only add style, but generate business by Starting with Art. | No RSVP required. More info here.
Saturday Oct 14th – 4:00 p.m in the Sherwin-Williams Seminar Room: Designing for Your Mind, Body & Spirit
Join us for an enlightening panel discussion as we delve into the art of designing spaces that nurture your body, mind, and spirit. Balancing opulence and zen, our esteemed panelists, Denise Gordon, Aviva Stanoff, Carolyn Kelly and Mercedes Austin will explore the creation of luxurious yet soulful spaces that uplift your well-being. Guided by moderator Courtney Porter, Editor in Chief of Decor News Now, this captivating dialogue will reveal practical strategies and profound insights into conscious design, offering a unique blend of aesthetics and holistic nourishment for a harmonious yet luxurious living experience. (1 CEU) Presented by ANDMORE at High Point Market | RSVP Required
Monday Oct 15th – 1:00 p.m in Feizy Rugs: Design Business Blueprint
The collaborative talk titled, “Design Business Blueprint: Discover How to Strategize and Grow Your Design Business” will feature an exclusive one-to-one chat between Yudi Kaufman, Founder & President of YKD Associates and Business Development & Licensing Expert, and Courtney Porter, Editor in Chief of Decor News Now. The lively discussion will explore strategies, tips, and tools for how to navigate, strengthen, and grow your design business. | RSVP Required