High Point Market Announces Fall Keynote Series

The lineup includes Miranda Kerr, Colette Shelton and Eva Lorenz. 

08/26/2021
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High Point Market Keynote Series
High Point Market Authority has announced its keynote series for fall market.

The High Point Market Authority announces its Keynote Series  lineup for Fall Market, October 16-20, 2021, featuring three leading women executives. This season’s  educational series seeks to enhance a buyer’s Market experience with timely, relevant and forward thinking topics.  
All sessions will take place at 3:00 P.M. on their scheduled day in the High Point Theatre, conveniently  located in the main Transportation Terminal, with doors opening 30 minutes prior to each session. Each  will offer 1.0 IDCEC-approved CEU to those who attend.  

The first Keynote Series session on Saturday, October 16, will feature influencer Colette Shelton,  founder of COCOCOZY and Chirpyest, who is launching a collection with etúHOME, the session’s  sponsor, this fall. She will speak with moderator Breegan Jane on her path from corporate to influencer  to successful brand partner by stepping out of her comfort zone and taking career risks, encouraging  others to blaze their own trails and offering advice on designing authentic influence.  

Sunday’s Keynote will feature global style icon, international supermodel and entrepreneur, Miranda  Kerr. Best known for her celebrated career in fashion appearing on magazine covers all over the world, Kerr will discuss how she turned her passion for organic skincare into a business and transitioned from  the runway to the boardroom as a successful businesswoman, entrepreneur, and the founder and CEO  of KORA Organics. Sponsored by Universal Furniture and moderated by Tori Mellott, style director of  Schumacher and Frederic Magazine, Kerr will also share what drove her to enter the home space with  Universal Furniture and launch Miranda Kerr Home which debuted at Market in the fall of 2019. 

The series will wrap on Monday with a session focused on insights that can help retailers and brands  propel their businesses forward, including how to effectively scale to meet customer demands. Amazon Home executive Eva Lorenz will additionally share Amazon Home observations around emerging  consumer behavioral shifts, such as evolving customer needs, and predictions of where the industry is  headed. This session is sponsored by Amazon Home.  

“This Keynote Series lineup explores different facets of an evolving industry, with the goal of really  keying in on the business opportunities currently available and yet to come,” commented Tom Conley,  president and CEO of the High Point Market Authority. “These speakers will be sharing vital information  that can directly benefit our buyer audience at market.”
Information about the Keynote Series can be found online at  
http://www.highpointmarket.org/events/keynote-series.  

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