Summer Market 2017
July 13, 20 & 27, 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Register for Keynotes and Programs HERE
Thursday, July 13th
Keynotes and Presentations
1:00PM, Atrium C
International Business Converges in South Florida
South Florida has long been the epicenter of international business and an attractive destination for new showcases, product launches and budding businesses. Join Michael Peterson, Publisher of LUXE Magazine South Florida as he explores the lure of our locale, why and how so many prominent conventions, shows and new businesses are setting their sights here. Insights and tips for success will be shared from Paola Isaac Baraya, Economic Development Specialist-International Trade for the Broward County Chamber of Commerce; Kevin O’Keefe, Event Director for ICFF; and Lucio Grimaldi, CEO of CASACOR Miami.
3:00PM, Atrium C
Hit the Deck – Exploring Interior Design Aboard Yachts and the Marine Industry
Home to the biggest boat show in world and often referred to as the Venice of America, Fort Lauderdale, and South Florida as a whole, is swimming in the marine and yachting industry. A trade that demands a level of luxury naturally draws the attention of and demands a need for interior design insights that can combine function with appeal. Join Kitty McGowan, President of the U.S. Superyacht Association for an in-depth discussion on how South Florida became the yachting capital of the world, the importance of the trade in our market, and highlights from the design-minds that cater to floating palaces. A unique perspective on this more and will also be shared by Christina M.M. Norris, Oversee Yachts and Lauren Currell, Architectural Interiors.
Thursday, July 20th
Summer Series Education Day
11:30AM – 12:30PM, Suite C-272, Edelman Leather
Leather for Interiors
We will discuss how leather is made, how it is used, and how to specify leather. In addition we review the innate GREEN qualities of leather as well as the cost & value of good leather.
12:30PM-1:30PM, Suite C-202, PPM Collections
LED presentation by John Howard from Kitchler, Elan, Dals and Veraluz also we will talk about LED fixtures and 120v vs 12 volt retro fit recesses lights and LED tape light.
3:30PM-4:30PM, Suite B-108, Crestron
Luxury Project Spotlight: Discover How Design Meets Technology
This discussion will take an in-depth look at a variety of luxury home projects and how interior technology was incorporated into the design to shape the experience of the space and meet the needs of some of the most discerning clients. Crestron Director, Casey Collins, and special industry guests will explain important design considerations from concept to completion on residential projects ranging from modern to traditional in Florida and beyond. You’ll leave inspired and able to design smarter after seeing these real-world examples of how automation of lighting, shades, climate, music, video, and more can artfully blend into a luxury home environment to enhance aesthetics, comfort, convenience and security.
Thursday, July 27th
Dine Around DCOTA
11:00AM, Atrium C
Florida Design Magazine is kicking off summer with a sizzling preview of the hottest kitchen design trends in their latest issue. Celebrating their dynamic cover, industry professionals are invited to join Florida Design for an epicurean exploration through DCOTA. You’ll experience product demonstrations and reveals along with culinary creates at several DCOTA luxury showrooms. This event is by invite only. RSVP is required and space is limited.
Open House Events
July 13, 1:00PM-5:00PM, E.G. Cody, Suite B-102
Visit our showroom to view the new Diamond sofa from Lof’s Interior. This sofa features a sophisticated diamond pattern with the use of high quality materials. Select from a large array of sizes and textile combinations, including exceptional leathers selected from the most exclusive Italian tanneries.
July 13 + 27, 9:00AM-5:00PM, JANUS et Cie, Suite A-123
Stop by JANUS et Cie to browse the company’s expansive collection of design-driven performance textiles—the perfect complement to their exquisite offering of furniture and accessories designed for summer living.
July 13 + 20 + 27, 9:00AM-5:00PM, Inside Out, Suite B-216
Step Outside this Spring with Inside Out
Enjoy the beginnings of summer while turning heads with an unparalleled sense of style and design. Simply relish your time and let Inside Out do the rest. Stop by our showroom to see the latest in luxury outdoor furniture while enjoying refreshments and yummy treats all day!
July 13 + 20 + 27, 9:00AM-5:00PM, J. D. Staron Galleries, Suite C-370
Jakub D. Staron’s 2017 Carpets & Rugs Designs and Colors Trend
Join us in our gallery to engage Jakub’s unmatched 2017 Collections. We are designers and makers of fine rugs and Jakub D. Staron is the current global and leading artist in the carpets and rugs industry. The Staron brand is a B-to-B growing network of ten showrooms ONLY TO THE TRADE. Jakub has no bounds when it comes to design, making the experience unlike any other. Designers can mix and match any design, manufacturing style and fabric to create a one of a kind piece. We look forward to having you visit our boutique gallery to enjoy some light refreshments with us. Please visit our website at www.jdstaron.com for more.
July 13 + 20 + 27, 9:00AM-5:00PM, The Shade Store, Suite C-158
Come see what is new at The Shade Store! Snacks and refreshments all day!
July 27, 11:00AM-3:00PM, Donghia, Suite C-250
We invite all to stop in from 11AM–3PM to see new Donghia 2017 Collections, including the Alchemy Furniture and Manhattan Muse Textiles. Light Refreshments will be served.