Atlanta, Ga. -- Surya will host a series of educational and social events during the fall High Point Market. Over the course of five days, seven programs will bring celebrity designers, industry influencers, CEU presentations, business development insight, and networking events, to Showplace 4100.
“Surya is always thinking of how we can provide value that best serves our customers,” said Satya Tiwari, president of Surya. “This year’s event lineup brings a variety of design authorities, industry topics and professional insights together to ensure that everyone will be informed, engaged and entertained.”The events hosted by Surya are a follows:
Cocktails & Conversations: Friday, October 12, 4 p.m.
Kick-off your market with the new ASID NY Metro president Kim Radovich and guest designpreneurs as they discuss what attracted them to the home and design industry, what keeps them excited to go to work and how to stay positive and profitable.
The Guide to Area Rugs CEU Saturday, October 13, 10:30 a.m.
Surya’s CEU course will survey uses of area rugs throughout the world and history – from thousands of years ago to today. The demonstration of materials, fabrication and application practices will improve designers’ ability to provide informed style solutions for clients. (0.1 CEU)
The Inspiration Behind the Designs Panel Discussion, Saturday, October 13, 2 p.m.
Join interior and product designers Michel Smith Boyd, Toma Clark Haines “The Antiques Diva”, Mary Douglas Drysdale, Xander Noori, and Keon Khajavi-Noori as they discuss where they seek inspiration, how they overcome the dreaded creative block, and give tips and tools for recharging your creative batteries.
ASID Breakfast & Showroom Tour, Sunday, October 14, 8:30 a.m.
All ASID members are welcome to this members-only breakfast at the Surya showroom, followed by a showroom tour, reviewing what is new and trending at Surya.
Surya Buyers Only Fall Celebration, Sunday, October 14, 6–11 p.m.
A celebration with a fun twist. Mix and mingle with your favorite home, design and renovation personalities such as Kelli Ellis, Donna Moss, Tym DeSanto, Evette Rios, and Toma Clark Haines at Surya’s annual buyers-only Fall Celebration party. Enjoy hors d'oeuvres, cocktails and live music.
The Business of Interior Design Rapid Info Session, Monday, October 15, 10:30 a.m.
Join Designers Today Magazine editor-in-chief Jane Dagmi and industry experts as they discuss topics such as managing client expectations, fostering genuine vendor relationships, determining service fees and writing the book of your dreams.
The Mentor & Mingle Experience, Monday, October 15, 5 p.m.
Learn, connect and thrive among fellow designers at this unique speed-mentoring event with industry experts, followed by an evening of drinks, photos and relationship building.
Breakfast, lunch, hors d’oeuvres, and cocktails will be served daily. Market attendees can also schedule a personal, customized tour with a Surya sales specialist. Surya’s High Point showroom will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., beginning Friday, Oct. 12.
For more information, visit www.surya.com.