High Point Market Authority, Soft Design Lab hosting buyer tour

Event targets new-to-High Point home furnishings buyers

The High Point Market Authority has again partnered with Soft Design Lab to produce a new buyer tour for the spring market, running April 22-26. Developed with the intent of bringing new buyers to market, the tour will include a multi-day schedule of showroom visits, educational events and networking opportunities.

Returning for its fifth market, the VIP #HPMKT Experience is produced and hosted by industry experts Deb Barrett and Jackie Von Tobel of Soft Design Lab, an online base camp and creative community dedicated to providing advanced education on soft furnishings design and business.

The six-day, five-night tour is geared toward those new to market or who haven’t been within the past few years. Including four-star accommodations, private luncheons and dinners, a multitude of showroom presentations, a daily educational schedule and a variety of social and networking events, the tour provides a comprehensive introduction to market.

“Being my first time at High Point Market, I knew that it would be very overwhelming,” said Maddy Warner of MW Interiors, who participated in the tour at the fall 2016 market. “Soft Design Lab puts together a package that pretty much holds your hand and handles all the planning and knows all the top manufacturers. The VIP #HPMKT Experience was the best decision I ever made.”

Information about the VIP #HPMKT Experience with Soft Design Lab can be found here. Follow the tour’s experience during market through Soft Design Lab’s social media and via the #hpmktVIPtour hashtag.

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