MN Chapter | April Edition
ANNOUNCEMENTS
Good News for ASID MN Industry Partners
We are excited to announce we have added a page to the ASID MN website that will connect our members and other site visitors to our valued Industry Partners. As always, we encourage our members to support each other, and this will be an important reference tool to make finding resources even easier.

You can find the link to the Industry Partner Directory under the "Resources" tab on our homepage. Or click here to see the list.
Coming Soon: Life in Color
ASID MN & Midwest Home are gearing up for the annual Life in Color contest showcasing designers’ use of color and creativity.
 
The submission window will run from May 2nd – July 1st and winners will be featured in the Sept/Oct 2022 issue of Midwest Home
 
So, time to start thinking about projects you’ve worked on in the last few years that really shine, and plan to submit them no later than July 1st.
 
More details coming soon. 
CHAPTER SPONSORED EVENTS
ASID MN
Student Affairs Day
Thursday, April 14th
9:00AM - 3:00PM

International Market Square
275 Market Street
Minneapolis, MN 55405

Join us for a day of speakers, panel discussion, lunch, and showroom tours.

Sponsor Showrooms:
  • Tapis Decor
  • The Brands at Rabbit Creek

Showroom Tours will include...
  • Francis King Ltd.
  • Intersource Inc.
  • Cambria
  • Partners 4, Design

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about the interior design industry and hear from local design professionals and practitioners. Discover how you can get involved in this dynamic interior design organization to further your career path.

Sign up soon! There are a limited number of tickets available


Ticket Price: $15
Click here for more information about the host and presenter, Lucy Penfield
Business Development Event: Keys to Building & Maintaining Strong Trade Relationships
Thursday, April 21st
9:30AM - 11AM

Lucy Interior Design
275 Market Street, Ste. 311
Minneapolis, MN 55405

Event Timeline:
Check In: 9:30am
Event Time: 10:00 – 11:00am
 
Keys to Building & Maintaining Strong Trade Relationships

How do you build collaborative relationships with architects, builders and the trade community? Creating productive relationships with the people who bring your design vision to life is essential​.

Join us for an hour of discussion guided by award winning interior designer, Lucy Penfield, of Lucy Interior Design. We’ll review strategies for providing timely and accurate information, managing expectations, and problem solving.

We are hoping for lots of questions and interaction, so please join us as we explore this important topic
CEU Series of Distinguished Speakers
Thursday, May 19th
2:30PM - 6:30PM

International Market Square, Suite 185
275 Market Street
Minneapolis, MN 55405

Event Timeline:

2:30 PM: Check-In

3:00 PM: First Presentation by Jeff Butler*

4:30 PM: Second Presentation by Linda Saggau & Nancy O'Brian*

5:30 PM: Appetizers & Happy Hour

We’re very excited to announce the return of our CEU series of Distinguished Speakers! Please join us for an afternoon of learning and networking with two CEU’s provided:

CEU#1 - Navigating Generational Differences in Marketing and Sales

CEU#2 - The Happiness Practice, Measurable Wellbeing and Performance - Realized

*Click here for more details about the presentations and the presenters.

Members: $75
Non-Members: $95
COMMUNITY NEWS / JOB POSTINGS
You're Invited to a Special Event at IMS:

Colors of Spring - Spring Home, Design & Art Fest

April 28th: 10am - 7pm
April 29th: 10am - 5pm

International Market Square
275 Market Street
Minneapolis, MN 55405

Minneapolis’ emerging home, design & art fest featuring vibrant local creators hosted at the Cornerstone of the Creative Corridor. Always free & open to the public to embolden our community in accessing IMS’ resources and highlight the vibrancy of the Minnesota creative community.

Cambria Gallery Coordinator:
Plymouth, MN

The Gallery Coordinator will assist with day-to-day operations of the Cambria Gallery. This role will work with the sales team in assigning referral leads to approved partners. This individual will provide luxury guest relations and customer experience. The role will report to the Manager of the Minneapolis Galleries.

Minimum Requirements: College Degree (preferably Marketing, Interior Design, or Retail); 1-3 years of related work experience; Google Suites, PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Salesforce (preferred)

Click here for more info: Cambria Careers
Ethan Allen is looking for Interior Designers, a Design Center Leader and an Office Administrator

We are a 90 yr old company providing design services as well as quality custom furnishings, accessories and soft goods to our clients. We are a vertically integrated company with 75-80% of our product North American manufactured, meaning shorter lead times. Because of the success of our business, we are expanding staff at all locations.

Please contact Christine Happel 952-926-6551 / christine.happel@ethanallen.com or Colleen Liberman 651-578-6506 / colleen.liberman@ethanallen.com.

Interior Designers - Opening for designers with a degree in either Interior Design, design field, or equivalent experience required. All three locations have fostered a strong team environment so person would need to be willing to work with in the team. We provide generous compensation, with a base draw plus some of the highest commissions in the industry on written sales/projects.
Design Center Leader- Looking for a talented individual that understands design as well as operations side of business. Individual must have a design degree or equivalent in experience in leading a team of Interior Designers. This person will be managing a staff of 4-6 Interior Designer as well as Office support staff and will oversee general operations in conjunction with District Operations and Market Design Leader.
Office Administrator - Maple Grove - Ideal candidate will have some general office experience. Job duties will entail overseeing daily business transactions, supporting Interior Designers in ordering of product, receiving, scheduling appointments.  

Do you have an event or job posting you would like posted in the monthly ASID Insider?

Send the Who, What, Where, and When to the office at administrator@mn.asid.org
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To become an ASID MN sponsor, contact the office at adminstrator@mn.asid.org.
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