IFDA April newsletter

Published on: April 19, 2010

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IFDA members and trade partners are encouraged to consign your new or gently used design items and put $$ in your pocket

PLUShelp your Chapter. Make plans now to be a part of the 2ndAnnual IFDA and Hirshfield’s Design Studio Designer SAMPLE SALE, a 3-day sale and fundraiser for the IFDA Education Foundation. The sale takes place at Hirshfield’s Design Studio, 721 Second Avenue South, just one block south of IMS near downtownMinneapolis. Sale dates are Thursday, May 13, with PREVIEW NIGHT$10 in advance, $15 at the door, a fun evening with food and beverages to view inventory and shop early with a portion of theproceeds to benefit the IFDA Education Foundation and the Minnesota Chapter. Friday and Saturday, May 14 & 15 are free andopen to the public. Furniture, lighting, accessories, art, antiques and other intriguingand unexpected treasures will be for sale at great prices. Please deliver your consignment items on Wednesday andThursday, May 12 & 13 to Hirshfield’s Design Studio, 721-2ndAvenue North, 1 block south of IMS. Your support is greatly appreciated. For more information contact Darrell Miller,(612) 581.6870. APRIL eventsAPRIL events22Industry Update “Custom Tibetan Rugs at a Price Your Clients Can Afford”By Julie Dasher of Concept Interiors, LLC,Refreshments. IMS Conference Room B RSVP by 4/19 (612) 558-8767 orjdasher@conceptinteriors-us.com9:30AM –10:30AM27IFDA Monthly “Networking Roundtable”TOPIC: “Contracts, Agreements and How toCharge”Open to all IFDA members andTrade Partners. Lunch on your own. No charge.IFDA Office, IMS Suite C-7, lower levelNoon –1:30PMMAY eventsMAY events6IFDA MN Chapter Board of DirectorsIFDA Office, IMS Suite C-7, 4:00PM13Prospective Member and Trade Partner “Get Acquainted”Coffee. IFDA Office,IMS Suite C-7, lower level9:30AM –10:30AM13IMS Design Seminars (all day)www.imsdesigncenter.com13PREVIEW NIGHT, 2ndAnnual IFDA Designer SAMPLE SALE,in collaboration with Hirshfield’s Design Studio, LOCATION: Hirshfields Design Studio, DT MPLS, 4:00PM –7:00PM14 2ndAnnual SAMPLE SALE, Open to public, FREE, Hirshfield’s Design Studio, DT MPLS8:30AM –5:00PM152ndAnnual SAMPLE SALE, Open to public, FREE, Hirshfield’s Design Studio, DT MPLS9:00AM –3:00PM18Industry Update “Hard Facts about SoftSurfaces”By Nancy Kloehn, IMSConference Room B, RSVP by 5/17 to nancy@fiberseal.com25IFDA Monthly “Networking Roundtable”Open to all IFDA members and TradePartners. No charge.IFDA Office, IMS Suite C-7, lower levelNoon –1:30PM25“Designing With Taste”IFDA MN Chapter Fundraiser, Location: ALL, Inc., 185 West Plato Blvd., St. Paul, 5:00PM EVENTS CALENDAR continued on page 6Mark your calendars for Tuesday, May 25thfor a very special IFDA event…DESIGNING WITH TASTE! Enjoy delicious food and beverages and learn the latest industry information and trends from one of today’s appliance leaders, our hosts, ALL Inc., andMiele. In addition, you will learn entertaining tips from a pro,showcase some of our members’design talents and have a chancefor wonderful raffle prizes! ALL Inc., showroom, 185 Plato Blvd., St. Paul will host this event. Go online to www.allinc.comfordirections. The event starts at 5:00PM. Cost is $25 members andguests, $15 students . Please

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