Event Schedule

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SUNDAY, December 2

9:00 a.m.Biannual ITA Membership Meeting (ITA Members Only)
Presentation Area / SMS 1-1016

Get the latest updates on Prop 65 from Bill Perdue with AHFA. And learn how to make the most of your ITA Membership! We don’t want you to miss out on any of it!

10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Official Opening, All Exhibitors Open to Buyers

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Happy Hour in the Suites!

Monday, December 3

8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. All Exhibitors Open to Buyers

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Happy Hour in the Suites!

6:00 p.m.– 9:00 p.m.  – Showtime Jazz Fest
Market Square Courtyard

Mingle with fellow Showtime-goers while listening to smooth sounds from Steve Haines Quintet and enjoying craft beer and New Orleans fare.

Tuesday, December 4

8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. – All Exhibitors Open to Buyers

8:45 a.m. – Designer Day at Showtime
***Pre-Registration Required***

In conjunction with the High Point Showroom Association, the ITA has put together a day full of education and networking specifically for interior designers. The featured presentation will be A Tour of Trimmings (.1 CEU) with Jana Platina Phipps, aka Trim Queen, and Hannah Alderson, VP of Design and Merchandising for Robert Allen Duralee Group. Please use the link to view the full agenda and register for the event. Seating is limited so register today!

10:00 a.m. – Sustainability in Home Textiles
Presentation Area / SMS 1-1016
Presented by Susan Inglis, Sustainable Furnishings Council

CEU Number: CEU-107486
Learning Level:
Subject Code:
5. Technical Knowledge / 16. Textiles

Learn what is significant to the home textiles industry: choices in materials and in production processes. See what simple steps your company can take to reduce environmental footprint and attract more customers. Understand what fibers are “preferable” and why; what chemicals in upholstery/drapery fabrics are harmful and how to avoid them; what processes save energy and water – and why all these things matter to your bottom line as well as the planet’s.

2:00 p.m.Culture to Product Development, A Forward Look into Spring | Summer ’20
Presentation Area / SMS 1-1016
Presented by Boyd Tasker, Fashion Snoops

Fashion Snoops is a global trend forecasting and creative agency that helps brands and companies harness future trends and act on the opportunities they bring. Their advisory focuses on connecting the dots between cultural influences and product development. They believe in the art and science of creativity, understanding that business leaders must be part innovator and part analyst in order to succeed in today’s competitive marketplace.

Boyd Tasker will share their forward look in Spring | Summer ’20, as well as explore the evolution between key product trends. Thus exploring how the consumer behavior shifts of today validate the design and trends to buy into at market.

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.  Happy Hour in the Suites!

6:00 p.m. – Young Textile Professionals (YTP) Cocktail Party
Crypton Showroom / MSTT 4th Floor

Bring back the ’90s with the YTP and Crypton! Join us for cocktails, snacks, Mario Kart and more games!


Wednesday, December 5

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. All Exhibitors Open to Buyers