2016 General Meeting Schedule

Our monthly meetings include the opportunity to network with other designers. We feature presentations from trade representatives regarding relevant topics.  We also conduct meeting at interesting and educational venues.

Meeting Agenda:

  • 10:00 Networking
  • 10:30 Business Meeting
  • 10:45 Open Forum
  • 11:00 Scheduled Program

Meeting Location:
Case Memorial Library
176 Tyler City Road
Orange, Connecticut

OR other location – check schedule

2016 General Meeting Schedule:
January 19 – Round Table discussion at Case Memorial Library

February 16 – Ellen Hyde Phillips presentation on trade buying at Home Style & Stage, 1552 Post Road, Fairfield, CT

March 15 – Art consultant Peter Barker at Case Memorial Library

April 19 – Feng Shui with Lurrae Lupone at Case Memorial Library

May 17 – Jim V. from Lexington Furniture brought us the latest info    straight from High Point! Case Memorial Library

June 9 – CHAIR-ity Event ~ idsct.org/events  ~ See you there!

June 21 -Farrow & Ball presentation PLUS Michael Laverriere CAD drawings, at Case Memorial Library

IDS Picnic ~ date and details to follow

July & August ~ summer break ~ no programs scheduled

September 20 – Round Table Discussion ~ “Why Hire a Designer?”

October 18 – TBD

November 15 – TBD

December 6 – Holiday Luncheon ~ Details to follow

 

Board Meetings 2016

We often meet the first Tuesday of every month, but because this may change, please check your email or this website for meeting Date & Location.

We discuss overall chapter strategies, ideas for programs, and other means to provide benefits to our members.  All members are encouraged to join a committee and attend board meetings.

2016 Board Meeting Schedule

  • January 5 – Barbara Izzo’s home – 5:30 meeting/ 7pm dinner
  • February 2-Holly Sutton-Darr’s home-6pm meeting/7pm dinner
  • March 1 – Virginia Blaker’s home – 5:30pm meeting/7pm dinner
  • April 5 – Barbara Izzo’s home – 5:30pm meeting /7pm dinner
  • May 3 – TBD
  • June 7- Holly Sutton-Darr’s home – 6pm meeting /7pm dinner
  • July and August – No meeting
  • September 6 – Barbara Izzo’s home – 6pm meeting / 7pm dinner
  • October 4 – Holly Sutton-Darr’s home
  • November 1 – Kathleen Bivona’s home
  • December 6 – TBD

February 17, 2015

Our monthly meetings include opportunity to network with other designers and presentations from trade representatives regarding relevant topics. We also conduct meeting as interesting and educational venues.

November Meeting Agenda:

  • 10:00 Networking
  • 10:15 Business Meeting
  • 10:45 Open Forum
  • 11:00 Scheduled Program – Susan Unger, Social Media Expert, will present how to make social media work for us.  Includes a hand-out package.

Meeting Location:
Case Memorial Library
176 Tyler City Road
Orange, Connecticut

January 20, 2015

Our monthly meetings include opportunity to network with other designers and presentations from trade representatives regarding relevant topics. We also conduct meeting as interesting and educational venues.

November Meeting Agenda:

  • 10:00 Networking
  • 10:15 Business Meeting
  • 10:45 Open Forum
  • 11:00 Scheduled Program #1 – CT Lighting Centers on battery automated shades, presented by Dan Perry
  • 11:30 Scheduled Program #2 – Global Views, presented by Hanan Goldberg – rep

Meeting Location:
Case Memorial Library
176 Tyler City Road
Orange, Connecticut

November 18, 2014

Our monthly meetings include opportunity to network with other designers and presentations from trade representatives regarding relevant topics. We also conduct meeting as interesting and educational venues.

November Meeting Agenda:

  • 10:00 Networking
  • 10:15 Business Meeting
  • 10:45 Open Forum
  • 11:00 Scheduled Program

Meeting Location:
Case Memorial Library
176 Tyler City Road
Orange, Connecticut

October 21, 2014

Our monthly meetings include opportunity to network with other designers and presentations from trade representatives regarding relevant topics. We also conduct meeting as interesting and educational venues.

October Meeting Agenda:

  • 10:00 Networking
  • 10:15 Business Meeting
  • 10:45 Open Forum
  • 11:00 Scheduled Program

Meeting Location: TBD

September 16, 2014

Our monthly meetings include opportunity to network with other designers and presentations from trade representatives regarding relevant topics. We also conduct meeting as interesting and educational venues.

September Meeting Agenda:

  • 10:00 Networking
  • 10:15 Business Meeting
  • 10:45 Open Forum
  • 11:00 Scheduled Program

Meeting Location:
Case Memorial Library
176 Tyler City Road
Orange, Connecticut

June 17, 2014

Our monthly meetings include opportunity to network with other designers and presentations from trade representatives regarding relevant topics. We also conduct meeting as interesting and educational venues.

June Meeting Agenda:

  • 10:00 Networking
  • 10:15 Business Meeting
  • 10:45 Open Forum
  • 11:00 Scheduled Program

Meeting Location:
AKDO
1435 State Street
Bridgeport, Connecticut
203.336.5199

May 20, 2014

Our monthly meetings include opportunity to network with other designers and presentations from trade representatives regarding relevant topics. We also conduct meeting as interesting and educational venues.

May Meeting Agenda:

  • 10:00 Networking
  • 10:15 Business Meeting
  • 10:45 Open Forum
  • 11:00 Scheduled Program

Meeting Location:
Case Memorial Library
176 Tyler City Road
Orange, Connecticut

April 22, 2014

Our monthly meetings include opportunity to network with other designers and presentations from trade representatives regarding relevant topics. We also conduct meeting as interesting and educational venues.

April Meeting Agenda:

  • 10:00 Networking
  • 10:15 Business Meeting
  • 10:45 Open Forum
  • 11:00 Scheduled Program

Meeting Location:
The Kitchen Company
370 Sackett Point Road
North Haven, Connecticut
203.501.1991

March 18, 2014

Our monthly meetings include opportunity to network with other designers and presentations from trade representatives regarding relevant topics. We also conduct meeting as interesting and educational venues.

March Meeting Agenda:

  • 10:00 Networking
  • 10:15 Business Meeting
  • 10:45 Open Forum
  • 11:00 Scheduled Program

Meeting Location:
Case Memorial Library
176 Tyler City Road
Orange, Connecticut

February 25, 2014

Our monthly meetings include opportunity to network with other designers and presentations from trade representatives regarding relevant topics. We also conduct meeting as interesting and educational venues.

February Meeting Agenda:

  • 10:00 Networking
  • 10:15 Business Meeting
  • 10:45 Open Forum
  • 11:00 Scheduled Program

Meeting Location: Boyle’s Furniture
15 Waterville Road
Avon, Connecticut
860.404.5959