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7 Best Conferences for Home Decorators in 2017

By June 6, 2017 September 20th, 2017 No Comments

As a professional home decorator, you need to stay on top of industry trends and thought. Get networking and show your clients you’re ready to lead the way in local home design!

Bringing together all of the best design conferences in North America, we’ve given you the chance to take charge of your industry connections. Don’t be shy – check out these innovative conference and design tradeshows to build your knowledge of home décor!

SF Design Week

June 14-24, 2017

One of the most influential events available to home designers is the annual SF Design Week, hosted in beautiful San Francisco. This high profile event is where the best of the industry flock to gain exposure and meet famous design professionals.

If you live in the area, or have the opportunity to attend a few days of the event, we highly recommend trying to get in! And it’s never too late to start booking off days for next year. This event will surely give you new ideas and knowledge about how interior designers and decorators think!

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Haven Conference

July 20-22, 2017

For the DIY-ers, this conference is sure to get some new ideas rolling! Haven is a unique conference catered to home decorators and focuses on both life and home improvement. When you attend, you have the chance to meet thought leaders in your industry, established bloggers, and brainstorm design ideas.

If you’re looking to improve your online presence, this is the conference for you! You’ll be able to network with other professionals and gain valuable insights for using your website for your home design business. Learn the best tricks of the trade from creative interior decorators!

Concrete Décor Show

November 6-10, 2017

Looking for something different? This trade show will definitely bring something new to the table! Head down to Florida for the annual concrete décor show, where you’ll see some of the best decorative concrete designs in the industry. For home stagers and decorators who focus on outdoor designs, you’re sure to find new brands that will only enhance your next home design.

Summer is on its way, and you’ll want to be prepared when you decorate your client’s outdoor living space. Build them a patio and poolside deck that brings out the best features of long-lasting concrete.

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Interior Design Show

September 28-October 1, 2017

For a modern twist on interior design, head out to Vancouver for this four day décor extravaganza. Hosting a multitude of designers, unique décor brands, and artists, you’ll be able to connect with the latest trends and ideas in the industry.

You have the opportunity to learn more about architecture and interior design, how it affects your clients, and how to create décor designs for every client. Vancouver is known as one of the trendiest cities in North America, so don’t miss out on this exhibition!

World Design Summit

October 16-25, 2017

The be-all and end-all of design conferences! This year, Montreal is hosting one of the most important events for home designers. From expert speakers to the exposition, you’ll be up-to-date on everything that’s happening in the design industry.

With multiple fields to learn about, you can diversify your skills and find a new specialty. Whether you’re interested in environmental designs, landscaping, or simply which materials are best for your designs, your knowledge of home design will boom during this summit.

Interior design and decoration conference 2017

Boutique Design New York

November 12-13, 2017

Have a few days to spare this fall? Catch a flight to NYC for the BDNY trade fair. This exhibition is all about creative designs for hospitality and living spaces, and will help you connect with professionals from all over. You’ll meet architects, vendors, and other designers – all ready to inspire and create!

BDNY covers all aspects of home décor, including lighting, furniture, and accessories (to say the least!). Gather ideas and bring your best designs to discuss with industry professionals! Don’t forget your notebook to jot down some great pointers from guest speakers, as well.

Don’t get caught without a professional interior design portfolio! Follow this guide to showcase your best home décor designs!


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