|High Point Market - Spring 2011 -- Furniture, General Consumer Goods, Textile Fabrics, Textile Products - Made-Up|
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.
|Brian Casey, |
President & CEO
|Shannon Kennedy, High Point Market Authority|
Phone: 336-869-1000 ext. 230
|James Yi, OIO-DAS|
International Trade Specialist