Coronavirus

The coronavirus outbreak is impacting businesses across the country. Here you'll find the latest developments, including event cancelations and postponements, larger impacts to the home furnishings and interior design industries, and solutions businesses are implementing to stay operational.

ICFF + WantedDesign Manhattan 2020 Canceled Due to Coronavirus

After closely monitoring the risk and impact of COVID-19 and speaking at length with members of the design community, the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) and WantedDesign Manhattan,…

NeoCon 2020 Postponed Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

In a statement on the event website, organizers for NeoCon 2020, scheduled for June 8-10 in Chicago, announced that the event has been postponed due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.  "The…

ITA Reviews Spring 2020 Showtime Dates

Responding to fast-moving developments related to COVID-19, including the recent postponement of the April High Point Market, the International Textile Alliance (ITA) is monitoring and evaluating the…

Dallas Market Center Cancels March Markets, April Design Week

In a statement, Dallas Market Center President and CEO Cindy Morris announced that the market center will be canceling March markets and April Design Week.  Additionally, the June Apparel &…

LightFair 2020 Postponed

LightFair announced postponement of its 2020 trade show and conference due to growing concerns around Covid-19, shifting industry sentiments and an overall wish to preserve health and safety. The May…

ART Conference 2020 Canceled

In the interest of the health and safety of attendees and to heed the nationwide call to limit travel and large gatherings, the ART Conference 2020 scheduled for April 2-5 in Fort Myers, is canceled…
IMC Postpones Spring Markets Due to Coronavirus
IMC postpones spring markets amid coronavirus concerns, ramps up efforts for IMC_di

IMC Postpones Spring Markets, Explores Digital Solutions With IMC_di

In light of the new developments with coronavirus (COVID-19) and an overall focus on health and safety, International Market Centers (IMC) today announced adjustments to its spring market calendar…

Spring High Point Market Postponed Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Amid Coronavirus concerns and heeding the public guidance offered by NC Governor Roy Cooper, and in the interest of the health and safety of stakeholders, industry members, and local citizens, the…

U.S. Department of Labor Announces New Unemployment Insurance Guidance in Response to Coronavirus

The U.S. Department of Labor today announced new guidance outlining flexibilities that states have in administering their unemployment insurance (UI) programs to assist Americans affected by the…

High Point Premarket Canceled Due to Coronavirus Concerns

Next week’s Premarket event in High Point, scheduled for March 16-17, has been canceled. “At 3 p.m. this afternoon the Premarket sponsor group held a phone conference and unanimously concluded that…