Through Interior Fashions University we were able to research what type of seminars you would like to take but have never seen offered. You could say it was a bit of a wish list, but with the help of four outstanding women in our field, we were able to make it happen. Let's take a look at our four veteran industry speakers and a sampling of their credentials.
• Karla Nielson, Allied Member, ASID, IDEC, WCAA, Assistant Professor, Brigham Young University.
• Cheryl Strickland, WCAA, Owner, Professional Drapery School, and internationally acclaimed speaker.
• Kay Pegram, Owner, Kaymar Communications, Master's degree from Harvard, MBA from UCLA, and BA degree from the University of California.
• Kitty Stein, WCAA, Owner, Workroom Concepts, a 20-plus year veteran of the drapery workroom field.
We hope you will see for yourself why these women are the crème de la crème. Make it a point to fit these free seminars into your schedule. If you can't make it to a session, at least stop by and meet the speakers. Each of them is a published author and will have copies of her books on display.
The seminar topics will cover a range from "Marketing in a New Millennium" to "Workroom Quality Standards" and "Design for the 21st Century." You can find the IFU schedule of events and times by clicking here. If you have a pass that gets you on the show floor you won't want to miss this free event. I guarantee it will be the most talked about event of the show. We would like to extend a big thank you to Levolor Home Fashions, Kirsch and Comfortex who are sponsoring the IFU speakers.
Don't forget-following our theme of preparing for business in the new millennium, Draperies & Window Coverings once again will be the host at our Internet Café. You have my personal invitation to stop by for some coffee and surf the Internet. If you aren't a regular Internet browser this is a great chance to see what it is all about. See you in Atlanta!