April 5, 2013 (Calhoun, GA) — Rug and home accessories brand Surya announces its schedule of showroom events for the upcoming High Point Spring 2013 Market. This year’s theme, Be Inspired, will be explored through a series of design events and training – as well as themed merchandising displays spotlighting the latest colorful trends.
“Surya continues to raise the bar when it comes to delivering the best showroom experience. This market, we have our strongest line up of events that are both, inspiring and informational. We’re striving to create an environment where market visitors can preview the newest products while strengthening their product and merchandising knowledge in the company of like-minded peers,” said Surya President Satya Tiwari. “Our goal is for all visitors to go back home with relevant information that will make them successful in accessory sales.”
All visitors are invited to stop by the Surya showroom, Showplace 4100 throughout Market – open daily from 8am through 6pm. Key events for the High Point Spring Market 2013 include:
Saturday, April 20, 1:30PM Solving Your Design Challenges: A Conversation with Candice Olson – Interior designer and HGTV host of “Divine Design” and “Candice Tells All” Candice Olson answers market visitors’ questions about the design & merchandising challenges they face. High Point attendees are invited to RSVP for the event and submit their questions by registering at: http://surya.com/market-registration/. The top 10 questions will be selected prior to the event. Everyone who submitted a chosen question will be invited to speak with Candice at an earlier event and will receive a copy of her latest book, Favorite Design Challenges.
Sunday, April 21, 4PM Apartment Therapy: 5 Inspirations for Small Spaces – Author and Apartment Therapy founder Maxwell Ryan shares tips for creating impactful rooms where space is a key concern. The first 25 guests will receive autographed copies of his best-selling book, Big Book of Cool, Small Spaces.
Monday, April 22, 2PM Retailer Tactics for Maximizing Accessory Sales – A panel of leading retailers from across the country discuss their views on the home accessory category and share strategies for building a profitable accessory program. Key areas of emphasis will include merchandising, promotion and cross-sell tactics using the Surya toolkit of support materials. Panelists include:
Ron Werner, President – HW Home, NHFA 2013 Retailer of the Year.
Matt Huber, VP, Merchandising – Belfort Furniture, NHFA 2012 Retailer of the Year.
Elisa Watson, Accessory Buyer – Hill Country Holdings (Ashley Furniture), #35 on Furniture Today’s 2012 Top 100 Furniture Store List.
With over 35 years in the home fashion industry, Surya is a vertically integrated manufacturer of fashion-forward area rugs and home accessories. Known for its innovative designs and progressive business practices, the brand capitalizes on its expert understanding of the latest trends in apparel and interior design. Surya interprets these styles across each of its product lines – blending thoughtfully crafted combinations of color, pattern and texture. The home accessory solutions company currently exhibits in Atlanta, High Point, Las Vegas, New Delhi, New York, Toronto and Tupelo.