Next Generation Now Day at High Point Market / High Point University
YOU can help build the future of this industry!
Join the Discussion – Shape the Future
Schedule of Events
8:30 AM, 10:45 AM Shuttle to and from High Point University
Shuttle to High Point University will leave from Green Drive, right outside the entrance of the International Home Furnishings Center (IHFC)
9:15 – 10:15 AM Morning At High Point University
Fashioning a Career in Home Furnishings
Key industry executives and HPU graduates share their experiences helping young buyers and students identify powerful opportunities in the industry.
Kerry Lebensburger, President of Sales, Ashley Furniture Industries
Seth Goldberg, VP Business Development, Raymour & Flanigan Furniture
Stuart Curtis, VP Operations, Best Home Furnishings
Ron Gordon, VP Technology, MicroD, Inc.
Hayley Leocha, Product Manager, MicroD, Inc.
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM Lunch and Panel Discussion
3 Guys and a Mic – Insights & Anecdotes with Industry Icons
11th floor ballroom, IHFC
Ray Allegrezza, Editor-in-Chief, Furniture/Today, leads a lively discussion with Industry Icons helping the Next Generation navigate in deep waters.
(YES, there will be free food!)
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM Job Shadow Experience
@ High Point Market
Students & young professionals can shadow seasoned market buyers and industry executives, getting a hands-on feel for the energy and excitement of the Market experience and the many career choices available.
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