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2023 Student Mentoring Day

October 18, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Free – $10.00

This student event is structured to give university sophomores, juniors, and seniors meaningful insights into the High Point furniture market and a career in the home and furnishings industry.

Our opening speaker is Kimberly Joi McDonald an award-winning and published professional residential and hospitality interior designer who will talk about her career path and lessons she has learned along the way. This will be followed by an hour of round table discussions on industry topics, showroom tours, and a networking lunch.

We limit this event to 100 students so please register quickly. The cost is $10 per student and they can use the link below to register and pay. We will be securing market passes for students who register by October 4th.

If you feel your students should have the fee waived, or that the fee is a financial hardship, email Amy Van Dorp (director@withit.org) for details.


8:00-8:30 am                Meet at the Market Square Courtyard- Registration Lobby for name badges.
305 West High Ave; Shuttle Stop: 29 (Red Line) – Seminar room on the top floor of Suites at Market Square (SMS)

8:35 – 8:45 am             Welcome and Instructions for the day

8:45 – 9:20 am              Speaker: Interior Designer Kimberly Joi McDonald

9:30 – 10:30 am             Round Tables – 25 minutes per table – 2 opportunities

10:30 am -12:00 pm      Showroom Tours

12:00 pm                      Lunch and tour of a host furniture showroom




October 18, 2023
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free – $10.00
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Sherwin-Williams Seminar Room (SAMS T-1022)
305 West High Ave
High Point, NC 27261 United States
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