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High Point Market Releases Registered Attendance Figures
Organizers of North Carolina’s world-renowned furniture market released attendance figures this morning stating the number of registered buyers at the Spring 2016 High Point Market was down one percent compared to the Spring 2015 Market.
Overall, the numbers of total registered attendees, which includes buyers, exhibitors, representatives, media, students and guests, for Spring 2016 totaled 79,376. The total number of registered attendees in Spring 2015 totaled 80,300, representing a one percent decline.
According to an economic impact study conducted by Duke University in 2013, the High Point Market is the largest economic event in the State of North Carolina each year. The Market has an annual economic impact of $5.38 billion and attracts approximately 75,000 attendees from more than 100 countries twice each year.
The High Point Market has approximately 11.5 million square feet of showrooms housed in approximately 180 buildings in and around downtown High Point, NC. The next Market will be October 22 – 26, 2016.