Martin Roberts of Martin Roberts Design, LLC, and Carolyn Ames Noble of Sherwin-Williams will be presenting at High Point Market.
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Surya reported that it will host several educational and social events at its flagship showroom – Showplace 4100 – during this spring’s High Point Market. Attendees will have the opportunity to explore the latest color and design trends, including key color stories for 2015, as well as gain valuable insights from retail marketing expert and design industry veteran Martin Roberts as he provides tips on designing compelling retail environments and building a strong brand identity to more effectively engage consumers. Surya will also hold a showroom
celebration to kick off the spring season in style.
Scheduled events include:
• Colormix™ 2015 – Optimistic Odyssey | Saturday, April 18 @ 10 a.m. Carolyn Ames Noble of Sherwin-Williams will present stimulating imagery, statistics and research supporting the 2015 forecast for color and design trends. Attendees will explore the drivers influencing future trends, including global, technological, historic, psychological and economic factors, while learning more about this year’s four dominant color stories. (eligible for 0.1 CEU credit)
• Spring Market Celebration | Sunday, April 19 @ 6 p.m. Market attendees are invited to join Surya for an evening of celebration to usher in the spring season. Complimentary cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and desserts will be provided as market goers mingle, explore Surya’s latest introductions and dance to an energetic mix of DJ-spun tunes.
• Upside Downsizing – How to capture mature, well-heeled consumers via compelling visual merchandising and engaging environments | Monday, April 20 @ 10 a.m. The Millennial Generation is upon us, but so are their parents. Internationally-acclaimed retail marketing expert and brand strategist Martin Roberts will present an eye-opening look at the needs and desires of the new “Because I’m Worth It” consumer and share tips for connecting with this valuable demographic through impactful visual merchandising and branding.
Complimentary hot catered breakfast and lunch | Daily from 8 – 10 a.m.; 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Hors d’oeuvres and cocktails | Daily from 4 – 8 p.m.
“At Surya, we are always looking for ways to help designers and retailers build a successful home accessories business,” said Satya Tiwari, president, Surya. “And education is a key part of this effort. We are excited to be able to offer market attendees the chance to hear from esteemed industry thought leaders on the latest color and design trends along with novel ways to reach and influence the more seasoned consumer. We look forward to seeing many faces, both familiar and new, at these informative events.”
Surya’s showroom at Showplace 4100 will be open daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. during market. Market visitors who preregister for an appointment with their Surya rep at www.surya.com/marketregistration by Friday, April 10 and honor their appointment are eligible to receive 10% off of their market order (no minimum).
About Surya: Surya is the premier one-stop source for coordinating home accessories for a broad range of lifestyles and budgets. An expert at translating the latest apparel and interior design trends, Surya artfully combines color, pattern and texture to offer more than 30,000 fashion forward products, including rugs, pillows, throws, wall decor, accent furniture, lighting, decorative accents and bedding. The brand also provides innovative display, merchandising and training solutions to support retailers in successfully promoting and selling home accessories. Surya has showrooms in Atlanta, Dallas, Chicago, High Point, Las Vegas, New Delhi and Toronto. To learn more, visit www.surya.com.