Seminars & Events

Date:

  • Inside the Designer's Studio with Thom Filicia 04/15/2018

    2:30 PM - 3:30 PM | Suites at Market Square Seminar Room (SAMS 1-1014)

    Speakers: Thom Filicia - Thom Filicia, Inc.
    Nick May - The Chaise Lounge

    Event Type: Educational

    Thom Filicia Nick May

    Following the “Inside the Actor’s Studio” concept and format, renowned designer and TV personality Thom Filicia will discuss a variety of designer-focused topics as well as share insights from his life. Thom has been named by House Beautiful as one of their “Top 100 Designers,” and Elle Décor regaled him as an “A-List Designer.” Filicia has been featured in numerous magazines, newspapers and television shows including The Oprah Winfrey Show, Good Morning America, Ellen and the Emmy-Award winning hit show Queer Eye for the Straight Guy. Thom will share design how to’s and various trends while discussing his approach to design, clients and working within the design community. While drawing upon his experience, he will give general tips that will have a broad application for designers in their own projects. Thom will have a lively one-on-one conversation with Nick May, Host of The Chaise Lounge, and will take questions from the audience following the discussion.

    (0.1 CEU)

    Inside the Designer's Studio with Thom Filicia

    Sponsored By:

    IMC - DesignOnHPMkt The Chaise Lounge

  • Spring Stroll in SALON 04/15/2018

    3:00 PM - 5:00 pm | SALON in Suites at Market Square (SAMS)

    Speakers:

    Event Type: Social, Hospitality

    Join us for a bit of bubbly served up with violin music on Sunday afternoon. Celebrate a successful day two of Market and peruse the curated offerings in Salon while enjoying a sparkly libation and tunes from a strolling violinist.

    Spring Serenade in SALON

    Sponsored By:

    IMC- DesignOnHPMkt

  • Creating a Business Model that Works for You 04/15/2018

    4:00 PM - 5:00 pm | Abbyson Living, IHFC, 11th Floor Commerce Wing C1156

    Speakers: Lori Paranjape - Mrs. Paranjape Design + Interiors
    Christopher Kennedy - Christopher Kennedy Interiors
    Vanessa Helmick - Fiore Interiors

    Event Type: Educational, Social, Showroom Event

    Lori Paranjape Christopher Kennedy  Vanessa Helmick

    Abbyson is partnering with tech leader Ivy on this inspiring panel that will feature talented designer and author, Christopher Kennedy, Ivy Designer Vanessa Helmick of Fiore Home, as well as Ivy Designer Lori Paranjape of Mrs. Paranjape Design + Interiors, one of the brightest talents in Nashville. Together they will share strategies they use to develop profitable business models for their firms and offer advice on how to build a practice that works for designers. The panel discussion will kick off at 4:00pm with hors d'oeuvres & champagne followed by mingling with the panelists and fellow designers. Prior to the event, Ivy and Abbyson will host a special demonstration at 3:00 pm giving attendees early bird seating and explain the benefits of both Ivy’s and Abbyson’s trade platforms.

    The complimentary networking event and panel discussion will be held at Abbyson’s IHFC showroom (Floor 11 #C1156) and is open to all market attendees.  Guests should RSVP at the EventBrite page as limited space is available.

     

    Sponsored By:

    Abbyson Living

  • Deck the Walls with Barclay Butera 04/15/2018

    4:00 PM - 6:00 PM | Leftbank Art Showroom H304 - IHFC, Hamilton, Floor 3

    Speakers: Barclay Butera - Barclay Butera Interiors

    Event Type: Social, Showroom Event

    Barclay Butera

    Mix and Mingle~ Cocktails and Canapes- Swingin’ Tunes! There will be photo opps, and raffle drawings for 1 original signed art work from Barclay, and 5 chances to win a signed copy of Barclay’s most personal book Past Present Inspired; a retrospective look at his own spectacular homes.

    Sponsored By:

    Leftbank Art

  • SFC's #GetYourGreenOn Interior Design Competition, A Conversation with the 2017 Winners 04/15/2018

    4:00 PM - 5:00 pm | Suites at Market Square Seminar Room (SAMS T-1014)

    Speakers: Katherine Snedeker - The Arrangement
    Kirsten Flynn - Sustainable Home
    Jessica Garcia - Des-Syn
    Bernadette Upton - EcoDecor
    Julie Smith Vincenti - Nine Muses Media

    Event Type: Educational

    Katherine Snedeker Kirsten Flynn Jessica Garcia Bernadette Upton Julie Smith Vincenti

    Join a vibrant discussion among the winners of SFC's 2017 #GetYourGreenOn Interior Design competition.  Learn what it took for them to win - asking, "What's it made of?" and using product from a variety of SFC manufacturer members - and also how they have built their businesses with a green tinge.  Katherine Snedeker, The Arrangement, grand prize winner, along with Kirsten Flynn, Sustainable Home, Jessica Garcia, Des-Syn, Bernadette Upton, EcoDecor; and Sean Sullivan, Group Marketing Director and Associate Publisher, Hearst Design Group. The panel will be moderated by Julie Smith-Vincenti of Nine Muses Media.  The 2018 #GetYourGreenOn competition will also be announced. (0.1 CEU)

    Sponsored By:

    IMC - DesignOnHPMkt Sustainable Furnishings Council

  • InterHall Martini Parties 04/15/2018

    4:00 PM - 6:00 PM | IHFC: InterHall 1st Floor

    Speakers:

    Event Type: Social, Hospitality

    Where Market Mixes! InterHall at IHFC. Specialty Martinis at 4 different locations throughout InterHall. Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt.

    Sponsored By:

  • Complimentary Afternoon Bars 04/15/2018

    4:00 PM - 6:00 PM | 200 N. Hamilton Street (Alternating Floors); Market Square (Floors 1&2); Showplace (Floors 1, 2 &3)

    Speakers:

    Event Type: Social, Hospitality

    Join us for beer & wine while you network with your peers throughout the IMC properties. Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt.

    Sponsored By:

  • Sunset on 3 04/15/2018

    5:00 PM - 7:00 PM | Showplace: 3rd Floor Balcony

    Speakers:

    Event Type: Social, Hospitality

    Complimentary Beer, Wine and Passed Hors d'oeuvres. Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt.

    Sponsored By:

  • Showplace Complimentary Breakfast 04/16/2018

    8:30 AM - 9:30 AM | Showplace Atrium

    Speakers:

    Event Type: Social, Hospitality

    Start your day at Showplace with a complimentary muffins and coffee. Sponsored by IMC-DesignOnHPMkt.

    Sponsored By:

  • Coast to Coast - Expanding your Design Firm with a Brick & Mortar 04/16/2018

    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Suites at Market Square Seminar Room (SAMS T-1014)

    Speakers: Barclay Butera - Barclay Butera Interiors
    Christopher Kennedy - Christopher Kennedy Inc.
    Bobbi Jo Engelby - Domain Interiors by Bobbi Jo Engelby
    Susan Jamieson - Bridget Beari Designs
    Lori Paranjape - mrs.paranjape
    Jane Dagmi - Designers Today

    Event Type: Educational

    Barclay Butera Christopher Kennedy Bobbi Jo Engelby Susan Jamieson Lori Paranjape  Jane Dagmi

    Leading designers across the country are building their businesses with brick and mortar. In today’s digital marketplace, consumers still want to see and feel home furnishings in person. But doing your home store homework is critical. Join Barclay Butera, Bobbi Jo Engleby, Susan Jamieson, Christopher Kennedy and Lori Paranjape as they share the ins and outs of opening a brick and mortar to include: combining online and in-store marketing strategies; creating a unique customer experience; design collectives; hidden costs; finding the right location and so much more. Moderated by Designers Today Editor in Chief, Jane Dagmi. 

    National Media Sponsor, ASPIRE DESIGN AND HOME magazine;

    Co-Sponsors, Designers Today and IMC-DesignOnHPMkt

    (0.1 CEU)

    RSVP: www.aspiremetro.com/event/brick-and-mortar

    Brick+Mortar social

    Sponsored By:

    IMC - DesignOnHPMkt ASPIRE DESIGN AND HOME magazine Designers Today

International Market Centers and DesignOnHPMKT bring a strong series of original programming that will appeal to designers, buyers and retailers this spring – offering attendees a wealth of choices to connect with peers, become educated on industry trends, earn CEU credits and get insights on important issues impacting the future.