The New Jersey Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers will hold its 2022 Design Expo & Trade Show Sept. 29 at Birchwood Manor in Whippany, New Jersey.
Themed “Re-Connect,” the daylong event will include a keynote luncheon with famed design visionary Karim Rashid and a trade show with numerous resources. Attendees can choose an all-day, all-inclusive or à la carte schedule.
“Our Re-Connect Design Expo & Trade Show will allow attendees to gain new insights in the field of design, cultivate new relationships and discover new products and resources in this stimulating, interactive environment,” said Virginia Liberato, Allied ASID and president of the New Jersey ASID chapter. “It’s also a great opportunity for our industry partners and others to exhibit their latest innovations to a receptive audience and to strengthen connections with the design community.”
The morning begins with CEUs sponsored by Cosentino and Intra Home Systems:
• “Ultracompact Surfacing: Redefining Boundaries of Interior & Exterior Spaces” – Cosentino (1 HSW Credit for IDCEC & AIA, IDCEC – CEU-103921-R2, AIA – COSUsc2. Recognized by ASID, NKBA, IIDA, IDC)
• “Advance the Interior Design Profession by Investing in Yourself!” Sharon (Shari) Weiner, Esq.; Kimberly Woods, CIDQ. The whys and hows of becoming a certified interior designer (CID) and the NCIDQ exam from soup to nuts.
The keynote luncheon will feature Karim Rashid, one of the most unique voices in design today. With more than 4,000 designs in production, more than 300 awards to his name and client work in more than 40 countries, Rashid’s ability to transcend typology continues to make him a force among designers of his generation.
The trade show runs from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. and will inform and inspire attendees with the latest products and resources.
The New Jersey ASID chapter invites all area trade, including interior designers, architects, industrial designers and students, to participate in this stimulating day-long event. Members of other ASID chapters, the American Institute of Architects, the International Interior Design Association, the Interior
Design Society, the National Kitchen & Bath Association, the International Furnishings & Design Association, the National Association of the Remodeling Industry and the Window Coverings Association of America also are welcome.
For more information or to register visit: nj.asid.org/events. Early-bird registration for ASID New Jersey members ends Sept. 7.