Surya announces market event lineup

Candice Olson, Design Viewpoints Series among highlights

Rug and home décor manufacturer Surya announced a full slate of events set for the April 22-26 High Point Market.

In all, the Cartersville, Ga.-based supplier has two educational events on tap for the market in addition to its market party on Sunday evening.

“We are taking this year’s market to the next level with regard to inspiration,” said Satya Tiwari, Surya president. “Our team has worked diligently to create a truly immersive experience for attendees to explore our products and experience the latest design and lifestyle trends, physically and virtually.”

The events hosted by Surya are:

Candice Olson Styles for Surya

Saturday, April 22, 2-3 p.m.

Acclaimed interior designer Candice Olson has imparted her unique aesthetic on hundreds of residential and commercial projects. In a lively presentation and Q&A session, Olson will share how she uses Surya accessories to embody her signature style. Attendees will also be the first to preview a new Surya lighting collection designed by Olson.

Spring Celebration

Sunday, April 23, 6-11 p.m.

Attendees will be able to mix and mingle as they enjoy signature cocktails from the open bar and hors d’oeuvres, followed by an evening of dancing and lively music.

Market attendees can complete a brief online entry form ( ) by Tuesday, April 18 for a chance to win one of the three following prizes during the Spring Celebration:

  • 1st Prize: $500 spa gift certificate
  • 2nd Prize: GoPro HERO Session
  • 3rd Prize: FitBit Alta

Entrants must be present to win.

Design Viewpoint Series: The Business of Creativity

Monday, April 24, 3-4 p.m.

Presented by the High Point Market Authority and the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), design business leader, educator and author of “The Business of Creativity: How to Build the Right Team for Success” Keith Granet will provide insight into everything a creative leader needs to develop ideas, find the resources to bring them to life and market the work by building the right team. (.1 CEU)

The Elle Décor Experience

Throughout market during showroom hours

Surya showroom visitors will be dazzled by the Elle Décor immersive virtual reality experience that lets them see, touch and feel the luxurious Parisian lifestyle, featuring Surya rugs and pillows designed for Elle Décor.

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