IFDA goes to High Point!

Please join IFDA as we tour High Point together!

 

Here is a chance to meet and spend some time with IFDA members from other chapters and learn something new!

 

Please join us for any or all of the following activities:

 

Saturday October 13th

8:30 am INSIDER’S TOUR” – Come early and take part of the “INSIDER’S TOUR”  being led by one of our Florida Chapter Members- Sara Chiarilli (Read the full description of the tour online at HPMKT, under “Tours”)

Sarah’s schedule for IFDA is as follows:

Meet up – 8:30am

Stanley Furniture – 9:00am

Sarreid LTD – 10:30am

Lexington – 12:00 pm shuttle at noon, have lunch & see the showroom

Bramble – 3:00

Surya – 4:30

Showplace party – 5:30-7:00pm

You must register for this tour as space is limited. Wonderful for those who have never been to HP, or not attended the last 4 markets.

 

Sunday October 14th

9:00am IFDA Private tour & Breakfast at Thibaut – one of the most beautiful showrooms, will have a short presentation just for us

Please RSVP to Ida McCausland here & Thibaut will plan to have your rep there!

 

Sunday October 14th

2:30pm – 3:30pm Educational: Conquering Delegation-Phobia –

Speaker: Joe Milevsky, JRM Sales & Management, Inc, Home Furnishings Association Retailer Resource Center- 1st Floor Plaza Suites

Whether in our IFDA Chapters, our business, families or other volunteer organizations: discover how to develop and respect proper lines of communication, how to overcome your fear of holding people accountable, what job descriptions should look like and why they are extremely valuable, how to positively communicate employee performance and coach improvement, and how to make a great workplace environment

 

Sunday October 14th

4:00pm – 6:00pm Kravet Celebrates 100 Years – Celebrate Kravet Inc.’s centennial with our highly anticipated launch of “Inspired Design: 100 of the Most Important Designers of the Past 100 Years.”

Kravet, Lee Jofa, Brunschwig & Fils,Kravet Furniture & Kravet Fabrics

Market Square, Floor 2

 

Sunday October 14th

6:00pm – 9:00pm Famous Dinner Party,   

No High Point Market is complete without our famous dinner party. Join us at 6pm for a delicious dinner, deserts, and exclusive Italian wines from our partners at More & Giles.

American Leather, Showplace, Floor 5

 

Monday October 15th

10:00am – 11:00am Educational – Getting the Most Out of Your Photography Budget  – How do you get magazine worthy, book worthy, and stunning photography?  (0.1 CEU

Alden Parkes, 200 N. Hamilton St., Floor 1

 

Monday October 15th

1:00pm – 2:00pm Sell Yourself! Get Them to Buy from YOU – Discover how to present yourself with polish and pizzazz, communicate with confidence, and dramatically differentiate yourself; how to pinpoint and promote your million-dollar personal selling word, make an instant impact and make yourself memorable, how to use self-promotion to take your business to the next level and beyond. What you need to know to “Wow” anyone, any time, and stand out as a uniquely-qualified, one-of- a-kind leader in your field. Fred Burns, Business By Design

Home Furnishings Assoc Retailer Resource Center- 1st Floor Plaza Suites

 

Monday October 15th

**4:00pm – 7:00pm The Best of the South – Bourbon and Biscuits – Specialty bourbon cocktails and gourmet biscuit selections like Rosemary Garlic Biscuit with Beef Tenderloin and Buttermilk Biscuit with Fried Chicken and local honey. The event is part of the Hamilton Wrenn Design District’s Third Night Celebration! Chelsea House, 200 N. Hamilton St., Floor 1

 

Tuesday October 16th

1:00pm – 2:00pm  Power Hour: Design Trends for New Homes,   (0.1 CEU)  Grab lunch and join us to learn key design trends home builders are incorporating into new homes that impact furniture, art, and accessory selections. Key takeaways will include: How Upcoming Design Trends are Impacting Home Builders; What Home Builders want to see in Home Decor and Interior Design; Creating the Appropriate Style and Function for New Homeowners, and many more. Ideal presentation for Professional Interior Designers, Furniture Store Representatives and Owners, Professional Home Stagers and Professional Interior Decorators. Q&A will follow the presentation.

Suites at Market Square Seminar Room (SAMS T-1014)

 

Tuesday October 16th

**6:00pm – 8:00pm Tuesday Night BBQ – We’ll be serving our traditional Southern Style BBQ with all the fixins’. Enjoy good food, good friends, beer, and wine and simply relax while listening to live entertainment.

Suites at Market Square Seminar Room (SAMS T-1014)

 

Do you want to join IFDA at High Point Market? We would love to have you!

Please contact Philadelphia Chapter Member, Ida McCausland 

Email Ida at:ijminteriordesign@gmail.com

 

**One of these nights, we may substitute an IFDA only dinner out depending on interest and schedules!