IHFC® announced a unique program for designers and small dealers during the second half of the April Market. MARKET BONUS DAYS presents educational seminars conducted by industry experts and begins Sunday, April 26 and concludes Wednesday, April 29. Featured speakers for the Spring Market include:
Sunday, April 26:
12:00 p.m. Hermine Mariaux, Hermine Mariaux, Inc. "The Perennial French Country Style-Once Again in Vogue"
Monday, April 27:
9:00 a.m. Judith Cushman, J. Z. Cushman & Company, "Making Sense of Fashion: Making Style Trends Work For You"
12:00 p.m. Melanie Wood, Vice President of Design, Mannington Mills, "Color Savvy: Identifying The Colors That Will Sell 1998-2000"
3:00 p.m., al & Susan Halliburton, Creative Design International "Create Excitement & Increase Retail Sales Through Innovative Design and Accessorizing"
Tuesday, April 28
9:00 a.m., Shelley Mosley Stanzel, Archiped Classics, Inc., "Everything You Need to Know About Garden Ornaments"
12:00 p.m. Mark T. McMenamin, Home Accents Today "Hot Trends and Must-Have Styles: Home Accents Today's Fashion Guide for Spring"
Wednesday, April 29:
9:00 a.m. Patricia R. Mayfield, Lenox, Inc. "A Symphony of Accessories"
All Seminars are conducted on the 11th floor of IHFC's Green Wing.
MARKET BONUS DAYS events include afternoon floor parties with 22 complimentary bars and hors d'oeuvres offered by manufacturers that exhibit on IHFC's accessory, lighting, textile, rug, and wall decor second, third and fourth floors.
In addition to profit building seminars and entertaining evening events, the IHFC MARKET BONUS DAYS program offers a discounted accommodations package, available Sunday, April 26 through Thursday, April 30. Contact the Triad Housing Bureau: "Second Half Market Bonus Days" packages with transportation and reduced rates at 1-800-874-6492.
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