Out & About in High Point
Cinde Ingram -- Casual Living, April 23, 2012
The High Point Market showcases several events including ribbon cuttings, themed parties, live music venues and building gatherings. With close to 200 companies representing outdoor, the casual industry is a big part of the scene at each of the biannual markets.
Kalalou opens up their new showroom at the Suites at Market Square.
Lacy Green and her band merged genres as they entertained marketgoers who braved the showers on Saturday night.
Agio's Andy Sokel gets to hold the big scissors and cut the ribbon at the showroom's opening in Showplace.
Bob Bether, left, and Barbaro Kornegay of Wilmington, NC's Mango Furniture mingle with Bert Hayes of DG Real Estate and PatKeany of KD Bedding. Source Outdoor's Sherry Watford and Darren Sanders, also of Mango, round out the group attending the Market Kickoff Party.
It;s always a party at Elaine Smith's showroom with her themed "live" window dressings that match her latest pillow collections.
Steve Elton, VP of sales and marketing, rep Jackie Prevette and President Chris Carmicle welcome guests with open arms to their showroom.
Better Homes and Gardens editors Joseph Boehm and Amy Panos kicked off the market by explaining emerging home trends that influence women.
At Barlow Tyrie's champagne cocktail party, attendees toasted new Laura Kirar collections. Kate Verner of KV Designs, New York, chats with Miriam and James Duncan of James Duncan, Inc., Key Biscayne, Fla., and manufacturer James Tyrie.
The patio that overlooks the IHFC building was decked out in Agio's finest.
Agio held a cocktail party on the 3rd floor balcony of Showplace to celebrate their debut at the High Point show.
Monica Uhlig rides the Panama Jack-mobile around High Point inviting folks to the Pelican Reef Wicker showroom.
Mark Phillips, CEO of the Phillips Collection and sister publication Interior Design magazine senior editor Mark McMenamin at the Phillips Collection party.
Kecia Hielscher, VP of brands for Hautelook and Home Accents Today retail editor Susan Dickenson talk fashion at the Phillips Collection gathering.
Dale Bielicki, left, and Johah Mcnaughton, both of Carolina Furniture, West Seneca, NY and Seth King and Eric Nyman, both of Surya.
Mandi McDonald and Lynde Worley, both of Surya at the company
Aryan Fitry, left, Indonesian Ministry of Agriculture and Industry; Monica Schutz, Aida Rattan, West Java, Indonesia; Isam Lababedi, Yamakawa Rattan, Jakarta, Indonesia, and M. Hatta Sinatra, Sinatra Global Corp., Banten, Indonesia.
Lane Venture party goers got to hang out at the showroom's own bar.