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ART Announces 2013 Conference Site

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ART, a creative home furnishings network,  announced that The Palms Hotel and Spa in Miami Beach will be the site for the 2013 Conference to be held May 7–10, 2013.

The Conference Committee co-chaired by Cody Hutcheson, CODARUS; Crystal Vilkaitis, Snap Retail; and Lee Hershberg, IMCenters, have worked diligently to secure the 2013 site. The Palms Hotel and Spa is a relaxed but sophisticated serene oceanfront resort, located in the heart of Miami Beach. The luxurious AAA four diamond South Beach luxury hotel centers on environmental awareness. Conference registration will begin mid September.

“The committee and I are pleased to announce this exciting destination for the 2013 ART Conference,” said Hutcheson. “Conference will focus on educational topics such as product design, branding, business finance and trends. Our goal is to offer a curriculum that helps members better their business.”

The Conference speaker lineup will be announced in the fall. ART Members are encouraged to share ideas of what subjects they’d like to cover at Conference by emailing artconference2013@gmail.com.

About ART - ART is the association representing accessory manufacturers, retailers, representatives and other industry individuals and companies interested in promoting the home accents and accent furniture industry. The association’s goal is to enhance the market position of home accents. Each year ART sponsors programs such as the ART conference, regional educational seminars and the ARTS Awards. The ART website is available at www.accessoriesresourceteam.org.

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