Dallas Design Week is coming up next month and I am so excited! I will be participating in several places throughout this three day event. It will be taking place April 15-18, 2019.
One of the many highlights of the week will be Carson Kressley teaming up with Dallas Market Center & Feizy for several appearances!
Here is a complete schedule of Dallas Design Week Events:
|Dine + Design: Gary Inman & Donna Vining
Creating Beautiful Designs While Crafting A Successful Business
WTC 1 Atrium & WTC 6
12PM – 2PMJoin us for an inspiring afternoon and earn IDCEC credit at this anticipated event. Cocktails, vignette viewing and networking take place at noon in the World Trade Center Atrium, followed by a luncheon presentation at 12:30PM on WTC 6 featuring award-winning design industry experts Gary Inman and Donna Vining.RSVP HERE
|Dallas Market Center & Feizy Present Carson Kressley
WTC 1 Atrium (outside Feizy)3:30PM – 5:30PM
You’re invited to a special event featuring Emmy-winning TV personality, style expert and New York Times best-selling author Carson Kressley. The star of the groundbreaking series Queer Eye and Bravo’s new hit Get a Room with Carson & Thom will step up to the mic at 3:30PM, followed by a meet-and-greet cocktail hour at 4:30PM.
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
|Mike Peterson: Design Therapy
Design’s Influence on Health & Pleasure
WTC 1 Atrium
9:30AM – 10:30AM
Are you getting credit for providing health and pleasure for your clients?Mike Peterson, President of Vision Marketing and former publisher of Country Living, House Beautiful and LUXE Interiors + Design magazines, leads an insightful panel discussion on the value proposition behind these benefits and how designers can market the emotional reward they provide to clients.
|Taste of Lightovation Luncheon, Tours & Giveaway
TM 1 Grand Pavilion & Lighting Showrooms
11AM – 3:30PM
Join us for Taste of Lightovation, your exclusive opportunity to experience a “taste” of the largest residential lighting marketplace in North America. The afternoon begins with a hosted luncheon in the Trade Mart Grand Pavilion, followed by guided showroom tours of select lighting exhibitors. The event concludes in The SMART Center (TM 4826) for the launch of Better Homes & Gardens’ latest Lighting special interest magazine—produced in partnership with the American Lighting Association—and an opportunity to win up to $15,000 in product from the showrooms visited. Note that these showrooms will also continue to host hospitality for designers until 5:30PM. Sponsors include Eurofase (TM 4002), Progress Lighting (TM 3840), Quoizel (TM 3200), Swarovski (TM 4926) and Hammerton Lighting (TM 4523).RSVP HERE
|Cambria Stone & Dann Foley Pop-Up & Presentation
WTC 190, Accent Décor (Hallway)
4PM – 5:30PMJoin celebrity designer Dann Foley for a lively and interactive discussion about what makes Cambria Quartz his only choice of natural hard stone surfaces for his high-end clientele. Dann will share how he has come to rely solely on Cambria – the only family-owned, American-made luxury quartz brand – and share both his portfolio and a plethora of tips and tricks for maximizing your brand, your bottom line and your client referrals through his own sales techniques. After more than 30 years as a successful interior designer, product designer and television personality, Dann offers a unique perspective on what really works!
Thursday, April 18, 2019
|Interior Design Society Meeting
IHDC 1D209, Global Views
11AM – 12:30PMConsidering a membership in the Interior Design Society? As one of the country’s largest organizations of its kind, the IDS is dedicated to serving the residential interior design industry and helping its members grow their businesses. Learn more at this informative meeting.
|Lighting Theory Essentials
TM 3840, Progress Lighting
11:30AM – 1PMJoin Progress Lighting for an IDCEC CEU credited seminar that will cover a variety of topics including Color Rendering and the Color Rendering Index, Human Centric Lighting and Circadian Rhythm, the Basics of LED and Spectral Power Distribution, and much more. Seating is limited, lunch included.Please RSVP to Jennifer Kis, firstname.lastname@example.org
|Coffee & Dessert Reception Featuring Denise McGaha
IHDC 1D228, Currey & Company
1PM – 2:30PMVisit the stunning Currey & Company showroom in the Interior Home + Design Center for coffee, dessert, giveaways and a meet and greet with award-winning interior designer Denise McGaha.
|Stephen Karlisch: Smart Photography
Getting the Most for Your Photography Budget
IHDC 1, Registration Area
2:45PM – 4PM
In today’s changing media landscape, professional photography is critical to marketing an interior design business. Learn strategies for planning the most effective and successful photo shoots from expert interior photographer Stephen Karlisch and award-winning interior designer Denise McGaha. This CEU credited event covers topics including the importance of planning your shoot, photo styling, using photos to market your business, social media and more.
|Launch of Linea d’Luz by Jan Barboglio, Represented by goetzinc
IHDC 1D202, The Gallery
4PM – 5PM
Join us for the Jan Barboglio Signature Tequila Bar and see the new Linea d’Luz collection of lighting and furniture.
|Dallas Design Week Closing Party
IHDC 1D202, The Gallery
4PM – 5PMJoin us in the Gallery at IHDC to toast a week to remember! Dallas Design Week’s closing party will feature light bites, cocktails, music, fabulous giveaways and more.
I look forward to seeing you all there!