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Distinguish Yourself-Add Universal Design to Your Interior Design Business

Speaker: 
Linda Hunt

Rebrand yourself and become a universal interior designer. Universal design is becoming a big part of the interior design business. This speech/seminar will show 6 elements of interior design that are opportunities for you to add universal design principles and open yourself up to a whole new group of potential clients who could benefit greatly from universal design principles and practices.

CEU Credits: 

Pending.

AV Requirements: 
Handheld Microphone
References: 

Barbara Deckmeyer- phone 714-305-0536 email- Barbara@highdollardesigner.com

June Quisenberry- phone 804-337-5936

Designing With the Future in Mind

Speaker: 
Wanda E. Gozdz, CAPS

ATTENTION! ATTENTION! MAY I HAVE YOUR ATIENTIONI The HOT new word for designing and selling to Baby Boomers is VISIBILITY? Globally our population is aging and in the US there will be approximately 78 million Baby Boomers age 65+ by 2025 according to the US Census Bureau this is also a global issue. So how is the US and other societies addressing these concern to accommodate the changing needs of those populations that are rapidly aging at the same time?

CEU Credits: 

This course has been approved by IDCEC for 1HSW CEU. COURSE #104641 Approved for all organizations listed as members of IDCEC.

AV Requirements: 
Lectern/Podium
LCD Projector and Screen
References: 

Dr. Nancy Bredemeyer (Retired)
Interior Design Dept Chair
Indian River State College
3691 Eleven Mile Road
Ft. Pierce, FL 34945
Phone: 772-240-1546
Email: nancybredemeyer@hotmail.com

Deborah Hamilton, Marketing Director
Miromar Design Center
I 0800 Corkscrew Rd #382
Estcro, FL 33928
Phone: 239-3990-8520
email: dhamilton@mioromar.com

Caroline Rogow
Panache Girl
2176 N. Powerlinc Road #2.
Pompano Beach, FL 33546
Phone: 954-401-4292
Email: panache@panachegirl.com

Notes of Interest: 

I am a residential interior designer and a Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS). I provide curb to backyard assessments for residents to determine if their home is safe and secure so that they can make modifications to adapt to the physical changing needs of their bodies as they age.

In 2014, I became an instructor for the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and teach nationally and internationally the Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS) Designation courses as well as Universal Design/ Build.

In 2014- NAHB named me 2014 CAPS Educator of the Year .

Currently I provide seminar to the public and continuing education seminar and courses to interior design professional, builders, remodelers and industry professionals that serves the health care market on the topic of "Aging in Place" and Universal Design.

In 2012, I published "Sensible Smart Tips for Living in Your ForeverHome™, a guidebooks that allows homeowners to walk through their home to determine if products and services are needed.

FENG SHUI AND INTERIOR DESIGN

Speaker: 
Julie Schuster

In this course, we will explore the relationship between Interior Design and Feng Shui, apply the Five Elements Theory and identify the design elements that relate to each of them; instructing participants in where and when to use them.Participants will be able to identify the Five Elements in an existing space, evaluate which area of the Bagua they relate to and select which other elements either nourish or diminish them.

CEU Credits: 

IDCEC Approved through 3/31/17; CEU Value 0.1

CEU-104029 Health, Safety, Welfare

AIA Feng Shui and Interior Design

LB_FS004 Health, Safety, Welfare

AV Requirements: 
Lectern/Podium
LCD Projector and Screen
Internet Connection
References: 

References are available upon request from the speaker.

Notes of Interest: 

Awarded Best of Houzz 2017.

Pricing Design

Speaker: 
Jody Seivert

The culmination and comparison of a 3 year study of pricing practices of interior designers through the economic changes and the shifting research and buying habits of the affluent public who use designers.This includes a group exercise to compare different pricing strategies to determine profitability and the best plan to use for the project.  Also included are specific sales and marketing actions to take that will increase the number of prospects, improve designer efficiency, and decrease client misuse of designer time and

CEU Credits: 

Pricing Design  .2 CEU’s  IDCEC#101268

AV Requirements: 
LCD Projector and Screen
Lavaliere Microphone
References: 

James Druckman, President/CEO New York Design Center 212-679-9500 x15
Jobst T. Blachy, President/CEO Rose Tarlow-Melrose House 323-651-2202

For Designers Only/Creating Conversations of Expectation

Speaker: 
Jody Seivert

A multi-layered communication process for collecting information from the client, detailing the design relationship and designer expectations, and gaining commitments from the client to move forward. It also includes managing difficult conversations (like dealing with discount requests and internet shopping) and dealing with different behavioral styles effectively.

CEU Credits: 

For Designers Only / Creating Conversations of Expectation   .2 CEU’s  IDCEC#8659

AV Requirements: 
LCD Projector and Screen
Lavaliere Microphone
References: 

James Druckman, President/CEO New York Design Center 212-679-9500 x15
Jobst T. Blachy, President/CEO Rose Tarlow-Melrose House 323-651-2202

Profitable Partnerships

Speaker: 
Jody Seivert

A program for designers on how to market, qualify, sell professional design services. Also, how to create partnerships with design center showrooms that will strengthen designer skills and improve designer sales results.

CEU Credits: 

 Profitable Partnerships  .2 CEU’s  IDCEC#8795

AV Requirements: 
LCD Projector and Screen
Lavaliere Microphone
References: 

James Druckman, President/CEO New York Design Center 212-679-9500 x15
Jobst T. Blachy, President/CEO Rose Tarlow-Melrose House 323-651-2202

iPAD Apps for the Design Trade

Speaker: 
Judith Clark-Janofsky, FIFDA

The iPad is fast becoming the tool of choice in many industries including ours. There are so many tools available for the iPad to make our work so much easier. I teach a hands on class where attendees can either watch or follow along with their own iPad as we walk through the many iPad apps for business owners and interior designers.

AV Requirements: 
Lectern/Podium
LCD Projector and Screen
Lavaliere Microphone
References: 

Tim Manning, IFDA - tim94549@comcast.net 925-683-0725
Nan Walz, IFDA - amalienan@yahoo.com 925-367-4587

Wabi Sabi Spirit and Style

Speaker: 
Susan J. Slotkis

Based on the Japanese notion of imperfection as beauty. Discover the richness and spirit in the changing nature of patina, texture, transcendence, even decay.

AV Requirements: 
Lectern/Podium
LCD Projector and Screen
Lavaliere Microphone
Notes of Interest: 

Recipient of the IFDA Educational Foundation's Barbara Brock Grant

Sourcing

Speaker: 
Susan J. Slotkis

Current issues and trends in retail and trade resources; exploring alternative markets; link to fashion

AV Requirements: 
Lectern/Podium
LCD Projector and Screen
Lavaliere Microphone
Notes of Interest: 

Recipient of the IFDA Educational Foundation's Barbara Brock Grant

Historical Styles Inspiring New Kitchen & Baths

Speaker: 
Susan J. Slotkis

Looking back over time on how we have approached basic and often elaborate needs and rituals around eating and cleansing. What are today’s trends?

AV Requirements: 
Lectern/Podium
LCD Projector and Screen
Lavaliere Microphone
References: 

Florence Perchuk, IFDA NY Chapter, fperchuk@aol.com

Notes of Interest: 

Recipient of the IFDA Educational Foundation's Barbara Brock Grant

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