Our monthly meetings include the opportunity to network with other designers and industry professionals. We feature presentations from trade representatives regarding relevant topics. We also conduct meeting s around the state at interesting and educational venues.
We meet at many interesting venues. Please be sure to check your Evite and/or the website for each month’s location.
Our typical Meeting Agenda:
PLEASE check your “Evite and check idsct.org website regularly for any location changes or updates!
2017 General Meeting Schedule:
January 17 ~ Tile America, 515 Commerce Drive, Fairfield, CT 10am-12pm
February 21 – Westport Carpet, 1791 Post Road East, Westport, CT 10am-12pm
March 21 – Sorelle Gallery, 84 Main St, New Canaan CT
*** This is an evening event! Time: 4-6pm
April 18 – I.M.Smitten, 1 Trefoil Lane, Trumbull
Artists will be present to discuss headboards & there will be a Sherwin Williams CEU program as well!
*** This will be a mid-day meeting.
May 16 – I.M.Smitten Gallery, 1 Trefoil Lane, Trumbull
Bryan & Rachel Short from The Sewing Loft of Avon will present on workroom issues, how to avoid mistakes, and much more.
Ricardo Reyes will show us the latest Maxwell fabric collection also.
June 20 -I.M.Smitten Gallery, 1 Trefoil Lane, Trumbull
Kathleen Bivona & Shirley Mitchell will recap IDS National Conference highlights
IDS Picnic ~July 18 Owenego Tennis and Beach Club, Branford
12 noon til whenever
July 11 – Ridgefield Supply, Ridgefield ~ Amy Lindeman will show us their brand new showroom
August ~ Elise Black Studio, Westport
September 19 – TWO CEU programs presented by Carla Snowdon at Connecticut Lighting, Hartford
FYI ~ October 13 – 18 High Point Market!
October 24 ~ 12pm Schwartz Design Center, Stamford ~ wrap up of highlights from High Point, & discussion about industry trends in the market.
Lunch will be served 12pm – ?
November 2 ~ CHAIRity Event held at IM Smitten, Trumbull ~ details to follow
November 14 – TBD
December 5 – Holiday Luncheon at Crabby Dog in Stratford!