HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- TV personalities Bobby Berk,
Carson Kressley, Thom Filicia and Michel Smith Boyd headline two of three
dynamic events during the April 6 - 10 High Point Market – the world's largest
international home furnishings trade show – to share business-building insights
The events are part of the trade show's biannual Keynote Series, managed by the
High Point Market Authority (HPMA), open to media, furnishings buyers and
professional interior designers with registered passes.
On Saturday, April 6, beginning at 2:30 p.m., design celebrities Filicia and
Kressley, current Bravo network stars of Get a Room with Carson and Thom, and
newcomer Smith Boyd of Buying It Blind, also on Bravo, will take the stage to
address industry trends. The unique format – equal parts panel discussion, talk
show and game show, including a chance for audience members to win a prize –
will be moderated by design journalist and former editor-in-chief of Veranda,
On Sunday, April 7, at 3 p.m., Berk, celebrity interior designer in the Queer
Eye series on Netflix, outlines the path to his career success and
brand-building. From retailer to interior design entrepreneur, to earning
recognition as the lovable go-to design expert in one of streaming TV's most
popular reboots, moderator and former House Beautiful editor-in-chief Sophie
Donelson will guide the conversation up through Berk's new collection launch for
A.R.T. Furniture at the spring Market.
A third keynote event, on April 6 at 12 p.m., features LuAnn Nigara,
best-selling author, business speaker and host of the podcast, A Well-Designed
Business®. Nigara's podcast is the highest rated and reviewed in the the
interior design business category, with over 1.3 million downloads.
The Keynote Series aims to enhance the High Point Market attendee's experience
with timely, relevant and forward-thinking topics. All events take place in the
High Point Theatre.
SOURCE High Point Market