Minutes Matter is on the move again . . .

Hard to believe High Point Furniture Market begins next week. In fact, Saturday April 21st is opening day for High Point. There are lots of social and educational events scheduled. And, of course, there is always plenty of free food. If this your first time to visit market, watch this video.


While at market, come by and visit us in the Suites of Market Square on the ground floor in space G-4029. You can’t miss us we’re the only one with bright pink and white space. Jackie Von Tobel will be there signing copies of her two books. The Directory of Window Treatments and The Design Directory of Bedding are absolutely the most inspiring and beautifully illustrated books for custom window treatments and bedding. Jackie is a very talented artist and designer from Las Vegas. Stop by and purchase your copies.

Monday, April 23rd at 10:00am in the High Point Theater, I’ll be speaking along with Tobi Fairley, Lisa Ferguson on branding. This is just one of many educational seminars that High Point offers. Did I mention they’re FREE, that’s right they are all FREE. Be sure to check out the entire seminar schedule. Below are the details on Monday’s seminar.

Branded! Make a Name for Yourself and Increase Your Business

  • When: Monday, April 23rd at 10 AM – 11:30 AM
  • Where: 220 E. Commerce Ave, High Point Theater (at Transportation Terminal)

Summary: In this economy, the strongest brands win. You need to make a name for yourself and these design industry experts can tell you how as they examine branding from all sides: Tobi Fairley, Tobi Fairley Designs – Extending Your Brand; Lisa Ferguson, Decor Mentor – Branding Yourself Through Social Media; Debbie Green, Minutes Matter – Branding Yourself Through Design Technology



High Point Market is again providing everyone with a powerful tool called MyMarket to help you connect with fellow attendee, exhibitors, schedule meetings, find events. It is easy to add vendors, seminars, and any events you want to attend. You can access this information right from your iPhone, Droid, Blackberry, etc. If you have a smart phone you must sign up for this fabulous tool.

Next stop Chicago!

If you can’t make it to High Point then maybe I’ll see you in Chicago at IWCE Vision12. Attending this show also gives you access to the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS). You can find us at booth 245. Anna & Johnny Davis will also be in Chicago to help answer any questions you may have regarding Studio or any of our other products.

After the shows, I’ll be sharing photos of some of my favorite market finds from my iPhone 4S or my new iPad. The new 8 megapixel camera allows me to be more mobile at market. I usually have to wag around my Nikon SLR camera with the external flash. My new iPad has an app that will allow me to take a photo and make notes right on the photo. Can’t wait to test it out at the shows.

About the Author
I'm a super energetic person that has lots of new ideas always floating around in my head. I own two businesses, Dandelion Interiors and Minutes Matter and enjoy both of them. One business satisfies my need to use my creative design talent and the other satisfies my need to help others to develop their technology skills. I absolutely love my church, my family, my two granddaughters, technology and cooking.

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