Visions seminars to offer topical variety

Visions 2002, Coverings' seminar program, will cover a wide range of topics, ranging from next year's color trends to how to open a stone fabrication shop. The program will take place May 6-9 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.

The 50-minute seminars will address specific topics within the general categories of Merchandising & Marketing, General Management, Design & Market Trends, and Specification & Installation. Each day's program features a keynote address from 9 to 10:30 a.m.

Seminars include "Outside the Box: Ideas to Outfox the Big Boxes," presented by National Floor Trends; "Knowing the Value of Your Customer," presented by National Floor Trends columnist Sam Allman; and "How to Turn Your Business Into a Gold Mine," presented by Warren Tyler. The program will also provide sessions on installation, maintenance, business management, and stone trends.

Seminar admission is free, and all sessions are fully accredited by the associations within the Interior Design Continuing Education Council (IDCEC). For complete conference program information, telephone (800) 881-9400 or visit on the Internet.