The Interior Design Society (IDS) is calling for speakers for its 2016 national conference, taking place March 31 through April 1 at the Dallas Market Center in Texas.

The professional development conference will feature a mix of break-out sessions, a keynote address and one opening session speaker on topics influencing the business of interior design today.

According to show organizers, the conference draws approximately 100 to 150 interior designers and individuals in related fields from across the country, including entry-level practitioners to design professionals.

“Our annual national conference enables attendees to build a base of knowledge on relevant topics pertaining to the interior design industry,” said Snoa Garrigan, IDS' national executive director. “Professional development is a core value of IDS and we strive to provide quality speakers for the advancement of our members and their businesses.”

Thought leaders in all areas of residential interior design and related fields are encouraged to submit proposals to the IDS national office by close of business Wednesday, Sept. 30.

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