IIDA Board to Present at Maison & Objet Paris

The International Interior Design Association (IIDA) is pleased to announced that it will host a panel presentation entitled, “The Business of Design: A Global Conversation Addressing Culture, Strategy, and Work,” at Maison & Objet Paris on Sunday, Sept. 4, 2016 at 1 p.m. in the Hall 7 Conference area.

“The Business of Design” will be moderated by IIDA Executive Vice President and CEO Cheryl S. Durst, Hon. FIIDA, LEED AP, and will feature a thought-provoking discussion with the IIDA International Board of Directors. The board members will share their knowledge and experiences on a range of topics relating to the business of interior design, including addressing design challenges, the client relationship, collaboration, and financial challenges—areas of interest to all design professionals working globally today. The panel presentation will conclude with audience questions.

“We are proud to present at Maison & Objet Paris and to continue to establish the Association’s international presence at this significant design trade show,” said Durst. “This is a special opportunity to have all of our IIDA Board Members participate in a panel discussion that will no doubt provide valuable insights about the business of global interior design from a group of distinguished design leaders representing multiple disciplines in the industry.”

Maison & Objet Paris, scheduled for Sept. 2-6, 2016, is the major event for professionals working in the art of living in all its rich and varied expressions. This inspiring lifestyle trade show encompasses design, furniture, accessories, textiles, and more. For more information and to register, visit http://www.maison-objet.com/en/paris.

About International Interior Design Association

The International Interior Design Association (IIDA) is the Commercial Interior Design Association with a global reach. We support design professionals, industry affiliates, educators, students, firms, and their clients through our network of 15,000+ members across 58 countries. We advocate for advancement in education, design excellence, legislation, leadership, accreditation, and community outreach to increase the value and understanding of Interior Design as a profession that enhances business value and positively impacts the health and well-being of people’s lives every day. For more information, visit www.iida.org.