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IMC Webinar Forecasts 2021 Interior Design Trends

ATLANTA / HIGH POINT, NC / LAS VEGAS – AUGUST 13, 2020 – International Market Centers’ home furnishings markets – Atlanta Market, IMC High Point Market and Las Vegas Market – will together present a webinar exploring 2021 interior design trends in another installment of their virtual education offerings.

“The silver lining of shifting our at-market programming to online this year is the opportunity to connect designers from across the country to share bold new ideas, best practices and design philosophies,” noted Dorothy Belshaw, IMC chief marketing and digital officer. “In this online panel, we are able to present our East Coast and West Coast design communities with a diverse group of trendsetters as they explore what’s next in design for 2021.”

In “Where Will 2021 Take Interior Design?” business coach and author Melissa Galt talks with four talented designers – Eneia White of Eneia White Interiors, Rhonda Peterson of Rhonda Peterson and Associates, LLC, Erika Hollinshead Ward of Erika Ward Interiors and Michel Smith Boyd of Smith Boyd Interiors – to get their take on what’s on tap for interiors in the coming year. They will discuss the must-haves for furniture and the latest in residential lighting design and will share their forecasts for interior design trends in 2021.

“Where Will 2021 Take Interior Design?” is Tuesday, Aug. 18 at 3 p.m. EDT/noon PDT. Registrations can be completed on the Atlanta Market Remote page at, the IMC High Point Market webinar page at and the Las Vegas Market webinar page at The hour-long panel discussion is presented free-of-charge in partnership with Furniture, Lighting & Décor.

IMC presents open-year-round design and furnishings resources at AmericasMart (, ADAC ( and the Las Vegas Design Center (

IMC’s upcoming home furnishings markets are:

  • Atlanta Market, August 13-18, 2020 at AmericasMart Atlanta (com)
  • Las Vegas Market, August 30-September 3, 2020 at World Market Center Las Vegas (com)
  • Fall Design Week, September 21-23, 2020 at AmericasMart Atlanta (com/markets/Fall-Design-Week)
  • DISCOVER ADAC, September 22-24, 2020 at the Atlanta Decorative Arts Center (ADAC) (com/Discover-ADAC)
  • High Point Market, October 13-21, 2020 at 300 E. Green St.; 300 S. Main St.; Commerce & Design Building; Furniture Plaza; Historic Market Square; International Home Furnishings Center (IHFC); Klaussner on Hamilton; Market Square Textile Tower; National Furniture Mart; Plaza Suites; Showplace; the Suites at Market Square; and five on Hamilton Street – 121, 200, 320 and 330 N. Hamilton St., and 129 S. Hamilton St. (com)

About International Market Centers: International Market Centers (IMC) is the world’s largest operator of premier showroom space for furniture, gift, home décor, rug, and apparel industries. International Market Centers owns and operates nearly 20 million square feet of world-class exhibition space in High Point, N.C., Las Vegas and Atlanta. IMC’s mission is to build and operate an innovative, sustainable, profitable and scalable platform for the furniture, gift, home décor, rug, and apparel industries. For more information on IMC, visit

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