High Point Market - Fall 2011 Detailed Event Information For High Point Market - Fall 2011
High Point Market - Fall 2011 -- Furniture, General Consumer Goods, Textile Fabrics, Textile Products - Made-Up
Location/Date: High Point, NC, United States 10/22/2011 - 10/27/2011
Event Summary:
The High Point Market is the largest trade show serving the home furnishings marketplace. The Market celebrated its centennial year in 2009. The impact of this show on the industry is significant as it represents all aspects of home furnishings, including wood and upholstered furniture, lighting, home décor, fabrics and textiles, and products offered cover all price points in the industry. Historically, this Market has attracted buyers and exhibitors from all over the world. Over time, it has grown to 12 million square feet of showroom space attracting more than 80,000 people twice a year. The High Point Market is the premier show of its kind in the world and has a regional economic impact of $1.2 billion. For the State of North Carolina, the ‘furniture cluster' which includes the High Point Market and supporting industries, contributes $8.2 billion to the economy.

Contacts:
Shannon Kennedy, High Point Authority

Phone: (336) 888-3230
shannon@highpointmarket.org
Philippa Olsen, Trade Event Programs
Business and Industry Specialist
Phone: 202-482-5449
Philippa.Olsen@trade.gov