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High Point Market Announces Schedule at The Point for Fall Market 2018

The High Point Market Authority (HPMA) today announced a robust lineup of personalities and programming for its newest space, The Point, for fall market, Oct. 13 – 17. Located on Commerce Ave.,…

Seminars, Tours and Hospitality Offerings Announced for Fall High Point Market

International Market Centers announced today the schedule for seminars, tours and hospitality offerings at the Fall 2018 High Point Market, running Oct. 13 - 17. The seminars are:  Saturday, Oct.…
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Why Communication Can Make or Break an Interior Designer

Last night, interior designers and industry professionals gathered at Pagoda Red in Chicago's Fulton Market neighborhood for cocktails and a live taping of Nick May's The Chaise Lounge podcast. With…
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Buyers scope out products at Lightovation (Photo: Dallas Market Center)

January Total Home & Gift Market Saw Record Number of New Showrooms, Strong Turnout

This month’s Dallas Total Home & Gift Market saw a record number of exhibiting companies in new and expanded showrooms, new retailer buyers and more out of territory retailers from the central U.…
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Diane Keaton isn't the only speaker worth seeing at Dallas Market Center. (Photo: Jesse Stone)

5 Can't-Miss Interior Design Seminars at Dallas Market Center

This week, interior designers from around the country will descend on Dallas en mass for Lightovation and the Total Home & Gift Market. If you've already perused our winter market preview, then…
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Mark your calendars for these seminars.

3 Winter Market Seminars You Can't Miss

Anyone who's ever been to a winter market knows that there's a whirlwind of activity going on. Showrooms have new products they're dying to show off, and they're putting out great spreads for lunches…
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The Chaise Lounge host Nick May started podcasting to connect with more interior designers and grow his paint contracting business. He has since grown his podcast into one of the most recognized in the industry. Above, he chats with designer Kelli Ellis in a live interview.

How to Launch a Podcast With No Experience

Most retailers post regularly on social media. Few have blogs. Even fewer have their own podcasts. As a growing medium, podcasts can help you connect with younger listeners and position yourself as…
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Do you listen to any design industry podcasts? (Photo: Pexels)

4 Interior Design Podcasts Worth Listening To

Between keeping up with industry trends, going to meetings with clients and updating blogs and social media, the schedule of an interior designer can be hectic. For those looking to stay in the loop …