Influencer Tours

High Point Market Fall 2023 Design Influencers Tour Submission Form


The High Point Market Authority (HPMA) opens its Fall 2023 submission form for the biannual Design Influencers Tour at High Point Market, organized in partnership with Esteem Media. To participate in the Fall Market tour, design-focused influencers in the digital space may apply now through Friday, August 11, 2023 at 5pm ET.


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The ten selected influencers will receive a stipend to participate and  travel voucher to be applied for the Fall 2023 High Point Market, October 14-18.

The High Point Market Authority (HPMA) kicks off its Fall 2023 search for the biannual Design Influencers Tour at High Point Market, organized in partnership with Esteem Media. To be considered, interior designers and other design-focused online influencers must apply by August 11.

Based on the submissions, ten design influencers will be selected to attend High Point Market for two full days of touring sponsor-showrooms during the October trade show. Among the criteria for selection are the size of the applicant’s following on their social media profiles or blogs, and the quality of the content they share on those channels.

In exchange for their participation, each influencer will be asked to report from their unique perspective on the products and experiences they encounter on their tour visiting 18 of the top exhibitors at High Point Market.

“The Design Influencers Tour is a win-win for participants and for the sponsoring showrooms,” says Tammy Nagem, president and CEO of the High Point Market Authority. “This is one of our most popular Market programs and there’s a lot of brand exposure to be gained for everyone involved.”

“We encourage everyone with an interest in growing their platform to apply,” adds Adam Japko, founder of Esteem Media and the Design Influencers Conference.

The Fall Market tour dates are set for Sunday, Oct. 15, and Monday, Oct. 16. To be considered, influencers must complete the submission form by 5 pm ET, August 11.

High Point Market exhibitors interested in learning more about the program and sponsorship opportunities may email A limited number of tour sponsorships are available.

About the High Point Market Authority

The High Point Market Authority is the official sponsor and organizer of the High Point Market in High Point, N.C. Featuring an extensive selection of exhibitors spanning every category, style, and price point, and attracting tens of thousands of visitors from more than 100 countries twice each year, High Point Market is the driving force of the home furnishings industry. Find the High Point Market anywhere online, and follow on social media using the hashtag #HPMKT.


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The influencers selected for this tour include: 

Ariene Bethea

Will Brown

Sara Davis

Shauna Glenn

Barry & Jordan

Laquita Tate

Megan Molten

Alvin Wayne

Eneia White

Erin Wheeler

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The influencers selected for the Spring 2022 tour include:

Heather Fujikawa,

Rasheeda Gray,

Amber Guyton,

Don Ricardo Massenburg,

Haneen Matt,

Jennifer Maune,

Marissa Nelums,

Pamela O’Brien,

Rebecca Plumb,

Rhoda Vickers Hendrix, 


Sponsors participating in the Spring 2022 Tour include:

Cisco Home,

Crypton Home Fabric,


Fairfield Chair,

Hooker Furniture,

Hubbardton Forge,


Jaipur Living,

Kalco Lighting,


Theodore Alexander,

Universal Furniture,

Wesley Hall,


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The influencers selected for Fall 2021 tour include:

Bari Ackerman,

Matt French,

Jewel Marlowe,

Samantha Regan,

Karen Wolf,

Elizabeth Elliott,

Dee Frazier,

Joy Williams, Joyful Designs Studio

Veronica Solomon,  Casa Vilora Interiors

Rydhima Brar, R/terior Studio

Sponsors participating in the Fall 2021 Tour include:

AREA by Edwards Fields,

Cisco Home,

Crypton Home Fabric,

Hooker Furniture,

Hubbardton Forge,

Innovation Living,

Jaipur Living,

Lloyd Flanders,

Rowe Furniture,

Sherrill Furniture,

Shifman Mattress,


Universal Furniture,