The High Point Market held in High Point, North Carolina, is the largest home furnishings industry trade show in the world, with over 10 million square feet 1 km² by roughly 2000 exhibitors throughout about 180 buildings. The market holds two noteworthy demonstrates every year, one in April and another in October, running multi week in the Fall, and two weeks in the Spring. There are around 70,000-80,000 participants from more than 100 nations. The High Point Market Authority organizes the composition, whose showrooms have almost totally filled what had been the noteworthy downtown.
A 2013 Duke University think about, paid for by the High Point Market Authority, demonstrated that the market contributed $5.4 billion to the region's economy. The principal formal Southern Furniture Market was held in High Point March 1– 15, 1909. In 1921, the Southern Furniture Exposition Building opened for its first show June 20. Worked in 19 months, the showroom cost roughly $1 million and held 249,000 square feet 23,100 m2 of display space. General shows were held in January and July. Except for 1943, the market was put on hold from 1941 until the finish of World War II. It is one of the great event for shopping.