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American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Announces High Point Market Events

AHFA events include a ribbon cutting for its new Hall of Fame headquarters in High Point. 

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The American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame will hold a ribbon cutting on its new home during High Point Market.

The American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation is celebrating the opening of its new home in the heart of the High Point Market at 311 South Hamilton Street at the April Market with several events to mark this momentous event.

This world-class space is a place to gather, to honor and to learn, as it is a hub of ongoing activities – events, speakers, seminars, and meetings.  Designed to inspire, the new Hall of Fame celebrates our leaders and each person who makes our industry $150 billion strong. We are at the center of home life.  And now, we have a home worthy of our great industry.  

Where: American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation
            311 South Hamilton Street
            High Point, NC 27260

Schedule of Events: 

Hall of Fame Ribbon Cutting and Time Capsule Ceremony
Friday, April 21, 2023
9:30 a.m.
The official opening of the new American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame will begin with a ribbon cutting followed by the placement of a time capsule to be opened in 50 years.  It documents this point in time, socially, the current state of the industry and the Hall of Fame for future generations.

All-Industry Grand Opening
Saturday, April 22, 2023
1-4 p.m.
All are welcome to experience the new Hall of Fame: a forward-facing discovery zone that presents the scope of our industry in entertaining, creative ways.
Women’s Center Opening at the Hall of Fame
Sunday, April 23, 2023
5:30-7:30 p.m.
Partnering with WithIt for this event, come see the space designed to foster the advancement of women through the studies of women in the industry and to generate events for learning.
WithIt Education Breakfast presented by Myraid Software
Sunday, April 23, 2023
7:30 – 9:00 a.m.
Women Blazing Trials:  WithIt is packing its Educational Breakfast panel with powerhouse women from the home furnishings industry. The panel will discuss topics such as perseverance, resilience, and courage, and in true WithIt style, the discussions will be authentic and relatable.    

Fabric & Fashion Snoops:  Discover the Next Wave in Textile, Color and Furniture Trends
Monday, April 24, 2023
10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Trend expert Jaye Anna Mize, VP Home + Lifestyle of Fashion Snoops, and leading designers will offer an illuminating discussion of the origins, evolving materiality and direction of Symbiotic Design, and its crucial importance to the future of your practice. 

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