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Event Details and Agenda

Why We Celebrate

This year, we will honor outstanding individuals and companies who have made significant contributions to the industry.

  • Miskelly Furniture, a Top 100 retailer, will receive the Retailer of the Year award
  • Roy Hester of Planned Furniture Promotions will be recognized as Industry Icon.
  • Edward Massood of Massood Logistics will be named Pillar of the Industry
  • IHFRA rep Ted Jarnagin will receive the Legacy Rep award.
  • John Pinion IV will be presented with the Distinguished Service Award.

We are also thrilled to recognize four Rising Stars who have shown exceptional promise as future leaders in the industry:

  • Cameron Wanek of Ashley Furniture
  • Kian Amini of AICO
  • Sydney Harris of Furnitureland South
  • Katie Korngold of Korngold Sales & Marketing.
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Location, Date and Time

Location: Nido and Mariana Qubein Arena and Conference Center 

1050 Panther Drive High Point, NC, 27262

Date: Friday, October 13, 2023

Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Parking Information

Parking Address: 1315 N. University Parkway High Point, NC 27262

On-Campus parking is not permitted.

Shuttles will run from HPU's Parking Lot to the Qubein Center. Shuttles will run every few minutes starting at 5:45p - 6:45p 

When the event concludes, shuttles will be staged in front of the arena to take guests back to their vehicles.

Please Note: If you plan on using Uber or other ridesharing services, HPU security will allow your driver to pick up and drop off from the Qubein Arena.


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  • 6:00pm - Cocktail Reception and Networking with two open bars, passed hors d'oeuvre, Signature Cocktails, Harvest tables and a photobooth
  • 7:00pmDinner is Served
  • 7:30pmAwards Presentation
  • 9:00pmClosing Remarks