Designer Workshops
Design professionals are invited to join us for our designer workshops, with renowned guest speakers covering relevant, timely topics such as fabric and decorative hardware, sustainable kitchens, keeping your clients coming back for more and photographing your projects. 

What Makes It Outdoor? | Eric Graham

Wednesday, May 14 | 11 a.m. | Grand Hall, Fourth Floor

Eric Graham, senior manager of wood products merchandising at Century Leisure, is a knowledgeable and entertaining speaker, fluent in the lexicon of retailing, product development and marketing to the luxury segment. He is also an authority on the adaptation and application of new technology into furniture design.

Gain an understanding of the components and materials used in manufacturing high-end outdoor furniture – giving clients a significant advantage in product selection based on environmental exposure – along with the fine techniques of design.

0.1 CEU

Continental breakfast | 10 a.m. | Fourth Floor
Light fare following the event | Century Showroom | Suite 105

Click here to register.





Industry Events

Trade professionals are also invited to attend ASID PA East Chapter events and IFDA Philadelphia Chapter events.

Kips Bay Decorator Show House
and Hansgrohe Showroom Tours

Wednesday, May 7
Bus trip to New York City
Depart 7 a.m.; Return 8:30 p.m.

For reservations and more information, contact Irene Black at 215-568-3884
or email

All-Day Business Seminar with
Steve Nobel and Alan Siegel

Wednesday, May 28
Philadelphia University
0.5 CEU

For reservations and more information, contact Irene Black at 215-568-3884
or email

ASID Career Day
Friday, April 11
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Marketplace Design Center
Grand Hall, Fourth Floor

Includes food, mock interviews, speaker and portfolio review and competition, with cash prizes of $1,000, $500 and $250.



Going Paperless in Your
Design Business

Elki Horn
Wednesday, April 23 | 10:30 a.m.
Moore College of Art & Design
1916 Race St. at Logan Circle
4th Floor Media Room
Philadelphia, Pa.

Behind the Scenes at QVC
Wednesday, May 21 | 10 a.m.
QVC Studio Park, West Chester, Pa.

General Membership Meeting
Barnes Foundation History Lecture/
Tour and Dinner
Friday, June 13

3:30 p.m.
History Lecture and Gallery Tours
Barnes Foundation
2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, Pa.

5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Cocktails (cash bar) and Dinner
Rose Tattoo Café
1847 Callowhill St.
Philadelphia, Pa.   

Note: IFDA membership status will be verified for each event.