The High Points of High Point Market
High Point Market needs to be an event every designer has marked on their calendar! The market is the largest home furnishings industry trade show in the world. With over 10 million square feet of space and thousands of vendors, it is THEeventfor Designers.
The fall market just wrapped up and Darla and Natalie are here to chat about what they learned. The networking and other practical applications they took away are covered in this minisode of Wingnut Social—Don’t miss it!
What You’ll Hear On This Episode of Wingnut Social
- [0:35] High Point Market
- [1:45] Darla moderated her first panel!
- [2:20] Practical applications from High Point Market
- [3:40] High Point is networking heaven
- [4:35] Make a list of the showrooms to see
- [5:45] An example of user-generated content
- [7:45] Every person is SO giving
Resources & People Mentioned
- Our DCOTA Keynote Panel!
- High Point Market
- Sandra Funk
- Shayla Copas Interiors
- Jamie Swanson
- Sara Lynn Brennan Interiors
- Tiffany Ringwald Photography
- Currey & Company
- Bethanne Matari
- Sasha Bikoff
- Kate O’Hara
- Nicole Heymer
- Taylor Spellman
- Chandra Rugs
High Point Market is networking heaven
High Point Market is the preeminent trade show for designers—but that isn’t just because of the millions of square feet of showrooms (though you definitely need to make a point to see many of those). With a big name in the industry around every corner, the networking opportunities are endless.
Darla even got to hug Taylor Spellman.
Pretty awesome, right? It also gives you many opportunities to put your brand out there. Karina Jones, Wingnut’s Producer, had the wonderful idea to pass out Little Debbie Cakes in boxes labeled with a Wingnut Sticker and a business card. What a genius marketing idea.
AND people tagged Wingnut on social media eating their Little Debbie Cakes! So fun.
Panelists are giving of their time and advice
High Point Market is packed full of learning opportunities. Not only are the panels educational for listeners—but for the panelists as well! Panelists are down-to-earth open-books who are willing to share their successes and their mistakes to help you learn.
Why not take advantage of their wealth of knowledge and experience?
Darla and Natalie left the market with a little bit of a high-point hangover…and an overwhelming feeling of abundance. Even if you’ve been in business a short time or 20+ plus years you will learn something at High Point.
Listen to the full minisode that is jam-packed full of useful tips and tricks for attending High Point and everything Darla and Natalie learned!
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- Darla’s Interior Design Website
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