By danielle


Watch out Saturday Night Live, next weekend’s LIVE FROM NY is all about DESIGN! The ASID New York Metro Chapter has put together a 4-day educational series with fellow professionals. The fun kicks off on Wednesday evening with an opening party. It is followed by an action-packed day at the Architectural Digest Home Design Show (Thursday), an educational forum at the A&D Building and high tea at the New York Design Center (Friday), a visit to the NY School of Interior Design, and tour of the Alpha Workshops (Saturday).

The AD Home Design Show plays host on Thursday, March 20. Featuring over 300 leading brands, it is a platform for new products, trends and inspiring lectures. The show floor will be buzzing with product demonstrations, culinary demonstrations, cocktail events and networking opportunities. The ASID NY Metro Chapter will also present its Top Picks Awards.

Friday’s programming includes seven CEU accredited seminars ranging from “The Business of Blogging” to “Compliant & Creative: Hospitality Design with ADA in Mind.” The daylong offers up to 5 CEU credits. ASID members $150, non-members $200. Be sure to register to secure your spot. Later in the day (4-7PM), the NYDC hosts a high tea, tour and scavenger hunt.

Saturday sessions at NYSID include a conference on healthcare and evidence based design. Alpha Workshops owns the afternoon (2:30-5:30) as Ken Wampler, founder and executive director takes guests on a tour of this non-profit, which provides creative HIV-positive individuals with industry-specific training and employment in the decorative arts.

Tickets for the entire weekend are $275 for ASID members and $375 for non-members.

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