IMC highlights fabrics and trimming at Showtime Market

Relaunch of Market Square Tower’s 4th floor debuts this month

HIGH POINT, N.C. –International Market Centers (IMC) announced today that it is relaunching the fourth floor of Market Square Tower to spotlight an exclusive collection of decorative fabrics and trimming at the forthcoming Showtime Market, June 4- 7. Two celebratory events and a special appearance by Vern Yip, one of HGTV’s most recognizable designers, are planned in connection with the relaunch.

“This concentration of fabrics and trimming on the fourth floor of Market Square Tower will make it far easier for buyers to shop and source related products, as well as gain valuable exposure to relevant suppliers within the industry,” said Rhonda Jackson, director of leasing, International Market Centers.

Beginning this month, the fourth floor will showcase eight leading suppliers of decorative fabrics and trimming: Adesal Jacquards, a global supplier of yarn-dyed and
ShowtimeMarket Square Tower in High Point
jacquard woven fabrics; Al Fresco Functional Fabrics, a manufacturer of bright, vibrant and functional fabrics suitable for both outdoor and indoor use; Classical Elements, a provider of decorative upholstery and drapery fabrics; Crypton, manufacturer of stain-, moisture- and odor- resistant performance fabrics; Fabricut, one of the world’s largest, most progressive distributors of decorative fabrics and trimmings; Hamilton Fabrics, a provider designer fabrics, trims and specialty soft goods; Home Accent Fabrics, a supplier of printed, woven and embroidered fabrics created by well-known textiles designer Ronnie Gold; and Premier Prints, a manufacturer of a large variety of affordable designer fabrics including the Scott Living collection from Drew and Jonathan Scott, hosts of HGTV's popular Property Brothers television show.

IMC is planning a slate of special activities to celebrate the relaunch of the fourth floor, including a ribbon-cutting on Sat., June 3, at 3:30 p.m., the day before Showtime Market opens. Other special events include a special “Toast to Textiles” floor party featuring live music, food and champagne on Sun., June 4, from 5-7 pm. In addition, special appearances by Vern Yip, a high-profile renowned American interior designer who appeared on TLC’s Trading Spaces through its first four seasons and on NBC’s Home Intervention, are planned for both Sunday and Monday in the Fabricut showroom.

Showtime Market, the largest dedicated home textiles show in the United States, is held twice a year in High Point, NC, the epicenter of the global home furnishings industry. Showtime has become the pre-eminent upholstery and decorative coverings market in the Western Hemisphere offering the largest selection of textiles, leather and trimmings. Each Showtime, buyers from around the world are exposed to the latest and greatest new product introductions and color trends from more than 200 exhibiting companies. Showtime offers a buying opportunity for furniture manufacturers, home textiles manufacturers, fabric and furniture retailers, hospitality, RV, marine, contract, outdoor/casual furniture manufacturers and more. The summer Showtime Market runs June 4-7; show hours are Sunday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Monday and Tuesday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Wednesday, 8 a.m. – noon. Visit the official Showtime website to register or get more information: http://internationaltextilealliance.org.

 

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