| Jul 13, 2017 |
Sunday, July 30

Some of Sunday's events include a presenations Susan Inglis of the Sustainable Furnishings Council, Nick May on podcasting, and insight on how millenials buy from HFN. 

Casual Living Presents: Trends of 2017 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Research redux: Casual Living is perhaps best known for its research on the outdoor category. Editor Jennifer Bringle will recap the magazine’s best of 2017, with predictions on growth and trend areas for the rest of this year. Lunch will follow the seminar presentation. RSVP: LVMKT.com/events. (0.1 CEU) Casual Furniture Seminar Room, C1276

Flame Retardants in Home Furnishings: What They Are and How They Got There 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Join the Sustainable Furnishings Council and Barry Cik, forensic toxicologist and founder of Naturepedic, for a compelling look at how and why flame-retardant chemicals made their way into home furnishings products. Learn why it matters, what current regulations dictate and what your choices are for sustaining a healthy future with your furnishing choices. (0.1 CEU) Building C Seminar Room, C174

Podcast Insights: How to Do It the Right Way! 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. Podcast audiences are growing every year. Learn how to make your brand grow with them. Discover the right mix of what makes a great podcast, from establishing yourself as an influencer to developing deeper relationships with your customers. Join Nick May, founder of "The Chaise Lounge" podcast, along with Linley Paske and Lauren Pasqualone from Linley+Lauren LP2 Boutique Agency, for a discussion on how you can turn up the volume of your biz with podcasting. (0.1 CEU) Pavilions Seminar Room, North End of Pavilion 1

Laws of Luxury for Interior Designers 1:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. This immersive course reviews what luxury is and what it isn’t, as well as how designers can best market their brand in a world where all companies claim to offer luxury products.The presentation sums up the nuances of best prospects and also provides designers with the necessary messaging to better manage relationships and to successfully market their design firms. (0.2 CEU) Building B, WorldView on Sixteen

Millennials: Why and How They Buy 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. Join Maureen Azzato, publisher and editorial director of HFN, as she moderates an informative panel of industry leaders discussing millennial buyers. Learn firsthand what millennials are seeking, better understand their driving force to purchase, find out what some manufacturers are doing to cater to them and discover what encourages them to seek product in person rather than online. Joining this discussion will be Kiel Mead, director of American Design Club; Margo Pyne, merchandising manager of the Grommet; and Dylan Schauben, vice president of J. Grob Associates. Q&A to follow. (0.1 CEU) Building C Seminar Room, C174

What Is Sustainable Furniture, Anyway? 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. Learn from Susan Inglis, of the Sustainable Furnishings Council, about sustainability and home furnishings. Then learn some key questions to ask as you specify product, whether furnishings or accessories, in wood, leather, textiles and more. The program will illustrate home furnishings brand +Olive's accomplishments, and will also provide an overview of SFC's work and the popular certified sustainability training course, GREENleaders. Refreshments will be provided. (0.1 CEU) +Olive, P1-3814

ANDYZ Awards Celebration 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. The ASID California Central/Nevada Chapter and the Las Vegas Design Center roll out the welcome mat for designers to a fun-filled celebration honoring this year’s ANDYZ Awards winners. Recognizing the best of the best in interior design, the awards program honors residential, commercial and hospitality design projects across 10 categories, submitted by interior designers, architects and design students throughout the western regions of the U.S.  The evening’s host, Christopher P. Ramey, will be joined by celebrity host Dann Foley to present the awards. Building B, WorldView on Sixteen

C5 and Cirque du Salon 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. Step right up and join the festivities of the Cirque to celebrate the C5 Floor and Salon West. Shop while enjoying games, attractions and circus fun, and don't miss the traveling “Champagne lady” or the plentiful sweets in Salon West. Building C, Floor 5

Rosé Tasting 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. Summertime means one thing: rosé. Pick your favorite vintage and browse Wendover Art Group to discover your favorite new work of art. Wendover Art Group, C378

Phillips Collection’s Meatballs and Moonshine Industry Mixer 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. Kicking off opening night, Phillips Collection will be hosting its now-famous networking event. Raise a glass of moonshine (and a forkful of meatballs) with fellow design pros. Phillips Collection, A202

Night of Designers and Desserts 7 p.m. Author, artist and designer Jackie Von Tobel will be showing her new line of artwork. Bristol and Aubrey Marunde of the new HGTV show Flip or Flop Las Vegas will also be on hand to meet and greet attendees. Building A, A110 and A119

This article originally appeared in Summer 2017 issue of the Designer's Guide, Las Vegas Market. Subscribe or become a BOH Insider for more.

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