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.

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…

Classy Art Cancels High Point Kick off Party Due to Coronavirus

Due to the immediate threat of COVID-19, Classy Art is canceling its bi-annual High Point Market Kick off party. With attendance levels and the market as a whole in question, Classy Art feels that it…

New York Home Fashions Market Week Canceled Due to Coronavirus

The Home Fashion Products Association (HFPA) has canceled the New York Home Fashions Market, scheduled to for March 23-26 in New York City. “The HFPA is cancelling the Home Textiles Market,…

41 Madison Cancels New York Tabletop Show

The New York Tabletop Show, scheduled for March 31-April 3 in New York City, has been canceled due to concerns about coronavirus (COVID-19), according to a statement from 41 Madison. “As Coronavirus…

Architectural Digest Design Show Postponed Due to Coronavirus

In a statement posted on the event website, officials for the Architectural Digest Design Show announced that the show has been postponed to June 25-28, 2020 due to concerns about the coronavirus.…