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Open new doors in your business.

April 20-21, 2023 in High Point, NC

The Vacation Rental Design Summit is the first-of-its-kind trade event exclusively for designers seeking to uplevel their short-term rental design services and those wanting to unlock new streams of revenue.
Hosted in the home of home furnishings, High Point, NC, the two-day VRD Summit will deliver insightful business development education, new resources, valuable networking, and inspiration.


Speakers to be announced soon!

Why attend?

The Vacation Rental Design Summit was created in response to the impressive growth of the vacation and short term rental industry, and the growing opportunities in that space for interior designers.


Presented by High Point x Design (HPxD) and High Point Market Authority (HPMA), VRD Summit will take a deep dive into the role design and interior designers play in short-term rental success and bring together creatives already passionately invested and working in this design niche and others with a burning curiosity for it. Content will unpack this fascinating, fast-paced hybrid segment of design and celebrate the possibilities.

At the Summit, attendees will:

  • Gain insights from industry insiders on adding this service offering
  • Learn about trends, products, innovations, and best business practices specific to vacation rental design
  • Glean marketing savvy on making your designs stand out and attracting new clients
  • Network with short-term rental industry experts
  • Leave with the resources needed to succeed
  • Maximize their time by combining VRD Summit & High Point Market

What to expect

In a city bustling with the design-obsessed, expect two packed days of education, connection, product discovery and of course, Southern hospitality.


If you are already designing vacation rentals, you’ll glean inspiration for leveling up your services. If you’re thinking of getting into the biz, you’ll get a leg up on navigating it.

What will I learn?

VRD Summit agenda will feature a mix of presentations and panel discussions with topics that include the business of vacation rental design, logistics, sourcing, profitability and ROI, technology, branding, photography, collaborations and more.

What’s the cost?

VRD Summit is $299 per person, however, we are offering a special early bird rate of $249 through February 28.


Included in the cost of registration is all the fabulous education (plus a pre-Summit webinar) and access to the VRD Eve mixer, lunches, Summit dinner, and swag.

Why High Point?

High Point has it all! For over 100 years, the city has hosted the High Point Market and served as a destination for residential and hospitality buyers from all over.


With the Summit on April 20 – 21, attendees have a two-for-one opportunity to continue on to Market, April 22 – 26. Those registering for VRD will be automatically registered for Spring Market, pending approval.

Who attends?

VRD Summit is an inclusive industry event open to business professionals with a stake in short-term vacation rental design.


Attendees are largely interior designers, property managers, boutique and aparthotel brands, developers, home furnishings manufacturers, and vacation rental industry service providers.

Travel Planning Made Easy

Lock in your travel and hotel accommodations with one simple call (336.434.3867) or email (hpmarket@travelquestinc.com) to Travel Quest Inc., High Point Market’s official travel concierge. Or peruse local rentals via Airbnb or VRBO for a true vacation rental experience. Just remember to book early for the best availability and rates!


April 20-21, 2023 in High Point, NC


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