Ranchos Palos Verdes, Calif.—​ Leaders in home construction gathered at the Terranea Resort here for the Design Symposium hosted by Anderson Tuftex, Shaw Floors and Stainmaster September 19-21. The invitation-only event fostered learning, provided solutions and initiated discussion among leaders about the latest fiber and design trends and introduced new flooring products. 

Headlining the symposium was keynote speaker Michael Landers, president of Culture Crossing, Inc., a global consulting company dedicated to finding innovative solutions for groups and individuals working in the multicultural marketplace. He discussed content from his best-selling book, “Culture Crossing,” which offers key strategies for working, living and thriving in today’s increasingly multicultural marketplace.

Other presenters included: Christine Slaughter, director of design and marketing – West, Shaw Floors; Trish Addington, director of design and marketing – Midwest, Shaw Floors; Brian Fawks, divisional vice president, builder - West; Carrie Edwards Isaac, vice president of marketing; Pam Rainey, vice president of product design, Shaw Floors; Brad Christensen, vice president of marketing & business strategy, Shaw Floors; Kirk Wessells, regional vice president builder - West, Anderson Tuftex; Martha Wakelin, product design and development director, Stainmaster. Jeff Honkonen, sales director, also attended the event representing Stainmaster.

“We had a great group of attendees from all over the country,” said Katie Ford, director of Brand Strategy, Anderson Tuftex. “It was great to see them network with their peers, leave inspired and excited to communicate about upcoming homebuilding and interior trends to their clients.”

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