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California Council for Interior Design Certification eNews March 2015
California Legislative Coalition for Interior Design Direct Link February 2015

Students: Apply for the Ron Hernlund Scholarship
Students: Internships Available

Call for entries!

Showcase your creativity and design skills. Enter the 2015-II NKBA Northern California Design Competition!  The deadline for entries is Friday, Sept. 25, 2015 at 5:00 pm.

Go to the 2015-II Design Competition page for complete information.

Topic: How-to-Houzz Advanced Workshop
Speaker: Stephanie Bai, Houzz (0.1 CEU)

Location: Segale Bros. • Map
1705 Sabre St., Hayward

Online Registration
Late fees apply after April 22nd.

Agenda: Check-in & Networking 5:30 -6:45 pm.
General Announcements: 6:45 – 7:00 pm. Workshop: 7:00-8:15 pm.

NARI Silicon Valley has invited us to join them learn how Houzz helps you build your business. Our speaker, Stephanie Bai, is part of the Community Team at Houzz, an innovative residential design platform and community. How-to-Houzz Advanced workshop walks you through how to maximize your exposure on Houzz, build your brand presence, and close sales with potential clients. We will briefly also go over the beginner’s workshop so that those who may have missed the workshop from last year can be caught up to speed.

For an interactive experience, BRING YOUR LAPTOPS!

Topic: Real World Experience. Appliances
Date: Friday, April 3. 8:45am – 1:30pm
Location: University Electric Home Appliance Center • Map
1500 Martin Avenue, Santa Clara, CA

Online Registration
Registration is limited to 25 students.

Agenda: Registration and Breakfast: 8:45 – 9:20 am.
Showroom Product Tour: 9:20 – 11:30 am
Lunch & Drawing at the Cooking Demonstration Station: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Panel of Professionals: 12:30 – 1:30 pm

Learn about today’s appliances and how to work with a retailer to best assist your clients with appliance selection. University Electric opens their showroom for this special tour by their sales representatives. Start your breakfast experience with a cup of coffee by TopBrewer and enjoy lunch prepared by talented Chefs at the cooking demonstration stations in the showroom.

We will also have a panel of three professional designers who will share their real-world experience from their real projects. This panel will be full of case studies that will be a great addition to your classroom studies.

Questions, email: Yukari Haitani, VP of Academic Relations, yhaitani@gmail.com