The organizations that help us create the best possible Market for our guests

Presenting one of the world’s largest events, attended by more than 75,000 people, twice each year, requires commitment, cooperation, and effective execution by a range of organizations. While most of our work with these partners takes place during the two weeks each year in which Market is active, it requires a full year of communication, cooperation, planning, and preparation. We are grateful for each of these partners. They are an essential part of our success.

State of North Carolina

  • General Assembly
    • Authorizes funding for the High Point Market transportation and communications programs
  • Department of Transportation
    • Our comprehensive shuttle service receives its funding from the Department of Transportation’s annual budget
  • Department of Commerce
    • High Point Market’s year-round promotional program receives funding from the Department of Commerce’s annual budget
  • Economic Development Partnership of NC
    • Assists with international outreach to U.S. Foreign Trade Representatives positioned in field offices around the world

Guilford County

  • County Commissioners
    • Authorize funding for a portion of the Market Authority budget
  • Department of Emergency Management
    • Advises on appropriate responses to a wide range of emergencies, from hazardous weather conditions to the SARS, H1N1, and COVID-19 health crises
  • Emergency Medical Services
    • On-street EMS Bike Team and Bomb-sniffing dogs

City of High Point

  • City Council
    • Authorizes a portion of the Market Authority’s funding, as well as in-kind services from various city departments
  • Office of the Mayor
    • Authorizes funding and in-kind services, serves on the Market Authority board of directors, represents the Market Authority in the community
  • Police Department
    • Provides on-street security and safety
  • Fire Department
    • Primary emergency management partner, bike EMS and showroom fire inspections
  • Department of Transportation
    • City-wide traffic and parking management
  • Public Service
    • Waste collection and recycling

Visit High Point

  • Our convention and visitors’ bureau facilitates the Market’s relationship with various tourism organizations

Business High Point Chamber of Commerce

  • Promotes and facilitates a strong relationship between the Market and local businesses

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

  • State Medical Assistance Team Unit

Piedmont Triad International Airport

  • Works with Market Authority staff to coordinate free shuttle service

Raleigh Durham International Airport

  • Works with Market Authority staff to coordinate free shuttle service

Charlotte Douglas International Airport

  • Works with Market Authority staff to coordinate free shuttle service

Travel Quest, Inc.

  • Full-service concierge, providing guests with expert in-person and online assistance in booking their accommodations and flights. Manages and staffs the International Buyers Center, providing a full suite of travel services and on-site amenities for guests from outside the United States.

American Society of Interior Designers (ASID)

  • Provides educational programming for members of the design trade

Gail Doby Coaching and Consulting


  • Contributor of product and trend articles to highpointmarket.org. Provides at-Market social and educational experiences. Assists attendees who are new to Market in finding showrooms and enjoying a productive Market experience.

High Point Rockers Baseball

  • Works with Market Authority staff to coordinate fall 2021 Fitz & The Tantrums concert
  • Rocker game tickets