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April 20-21, 2023 in High Point, NC

Created in response to the impressive growth of the short term rental industry and growing opportunities for designers in it, The Vacation Rental Design Summit is the first trade event for designers and trade professionals looking to uplevel their vacation rental design services and offerings and unlock new revenue streams.
Hosted in the home of home furnishings, High Point, NC, the two-day VRD Summit will provide business development education, valuable networking and inspiration. Attendees will gain insights from industry insiders, glean marketing advice, and discover new resources. while maximizing their time by combining VRD Summit & High Point Market.
Registration for the 2023 Summit is now closed.
Tickets are no longer available for the 2023 Summit. Thank you for supporting our inaugural event.


Presented by High Point x Design (HPxD) and High Point Market Authority, 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.

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.


VRD Summit will take place at The Loft at Congdon Yards, an iconic and historic former textile mill reimagined as a meeting and multi-use event space. Located at English + Elm, The Loft is wheelchair-accessible and offers parking for Summit guests.

What will I learn?

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.


The VRD Summit agenda features a mix of presentations and panel discussions and more than 25 speakers. Topics under discussion include the business of vacation rental design, logistics and sourcing, social media tactics, designing responsibly, branding, and photography for rental properties.

Click here to view the speakers.

What’s included in the cost?

VRD Summit is $299 per person. Included in the cost of registration is all the fabulous education, access to two Summit mixer events, a daily meal, swag and more.

Outside Congdon Yards

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 interior designers, property managers, boutique hospitality brands, developers, real estate entrepreneurs, home furnishings manufacturers, kitchen & bath companies and industry service providers.

Travel Planning Made Easy

Click here to learn more about travel planning, hotel accommodations, and transportation + shuttles to lock in your trip to the inaugural VRD Summit 2023.

Introducing our Headliners!

Vacation Rental Design Summit Speakers

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April 20-21, 2023 in High Point, NC


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