We were thrilled to have IFDA International Platinum Sponsor The Shade Store host our Take a Seat 2015 Wrap Party in their new DCOTA showroom.

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Manager Carolyn Gardner welcomed us to their beautiful showroom and gave us great feedback about Take a Seat. It was wonderful to have her perspective.

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Michael Peterson President of Luxe Interiors + Design, our Take a Seat 2015 Media Sponsor, gave us valuable insights into ways to make next year’s Take a Seat an even more successful event. He spoke to us about branding our Florida Chapter and IFDA.

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Michael also announced a special advertising program designed to spotlight IFDA members and promote IFDA Florida in an upcoming issue!  This exciting opportunity will continue to be available to our members in future issues.

Below are Take a Seat Committee Members Vicki Kirsner, Lynn Sciarrone, Leah Keitz FIFDA, The Shade Store Showroom Manager Carolyn Gardner and member Marsha Koch.  We were delighted that two Student Seat Designers and new IFDA Student Members Maria Otalora and John Leon attended along with Chapter President Caroline Rogow. Not shown in the photo is member and President Elect Elizabeth Zecca  and Chair Designer, Interior Designer Russell Ruffino.

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Thank you to IFDA International Platinum Sponsor, The Shade Store Showroom Manager, Carolyn Gardner and Showroom Sales Consultant Julie Canter for opening their showroom to us.  We look forward to sharing an exciting 2016 together.  Welcome to our South Florida backyard!